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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who has been canceled? A list.
Replies: 174
Views: 11206

Re: Who has been canceled? A list.

Sorry, but I must be "old", but what does it mean for someone to be 'canceled'? This doesn't make sense to me.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Threatens Arrests, Prosecutions for Promoting Navalny Protests
Replies: 58
Views: 4338

Re: German government concludes that Putin opponent Alexei Navalny was poisoned

Putin seems to be getting worried..... He should be worried. He has been in power way to damn long, it is ridiculous. Not sure why Russia even allows someone to be president for 20+ years. Russia is an autocracy, so I don't know to whom you refer to as Russia in this case. In an autocracy, the auto...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 14914

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

The only thing I want to see out of this "trial" is to see Trump banned from being elected to office. If we are to prosper as a nation, we cannot elect someone like him ever again. This "experiment" of Trump in office was one that went so, so bad to the point that most Americans...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway
Replies: 270
Views: 14914

Re: Trump Impeachment "Trial" Underway

The only thing I want to see out of this "trial" is to see Trump banned from being elected to office. If we are to prosper as a nation, we cannot elect someone like him ever again. This "experiment" of Trump in office was one that went so, so bad to the point that most Americans ...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can the USA make a "fraud free" voting system
Replies: 63
Views: 3144

Re: Can the USA make a "fraud free" voting system

[quote="Kent350787"]What would it take for the USA to develop an electoral system like most other democracies, where the "results are the results"?/quote] Well, for starters, stop with the whole "fear" crap. Fear is what makes people to react to things in an odd way. Th...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Threatens Arrests, Prosecutions for Promoting Navalny Protests
Replies: 58
Views: 4338

Re: German government concludes that Putin opponent Alexei Navalny was poisoned

Braybuddy wrote:
Putin seems to be getting worried.....


He should be worried. He has been in power way to damn long, it is ridiculous. Not sure why Russia even allows someone to be president for 20+ years.

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Presidential Age Limit in the USA
Replies: 57
Views: 3292

Re: Presidential Age Limit in the USA

Age discrimination is against the law on every level here in the U.S. This should end the thread right here. The age limit to be a pilot at a Part 121 air carrier in the US is 65. Why can't the president be limited when their job deals with the welfare of the whole country and most of the world? BE...

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by AirframeAS
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Presidential Age Limit in the USA
Replies: 57
Views: 3292

Re: Presidential Age Limit in the USA

Age discrimination is against the law on every level here in the U.S. This should end the thread right here. And yet there is a mandatory retirement age for pilots, and most Fortune 500 companies have an age cap of 65 for CEOs, so I'm not sure what your point is. There should absolutely be an age c...

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by AirframeAS
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Presidential Age Limit in the USA
Replies: 57
Views: 3292

Re: Presidential Age Limit in the USA

Age discrimination is against the law on every level here in the U.S. This should end the thread right here.

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by AirframeAS
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Americans Ready To Talk About Mass Mental Illness?
Replies: 50
Views: 3591

Re: Are Americans Ready To Talk About Mass Mental Illness?

People have moved from "defund the police" to "stop funding the militarization of police and fund social programs like mental health and physical health and job training." And look where that got us now.... those who want to defund the police is now saying "oops!" and ...

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by AirframeAS
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 985
Views: 52737

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

For the life of me, I do not understand why anyone would want to do that to another congress member regardless of what party he/she is from. This is sickening and disgusting! Boebert is from Colorado, and is a freshman congresswoman. She should know better. In my view, if the accusations are true, ...

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by AirframeAS
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 985
Views: 52737

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Why is it that Republicans can make statements with zero proof and we are all supposed to believe it but a non-Republican makes a statement and it is sus? Because in my opinion ANYONE who makes a statement like that should back it up. It was literally linked. Go back and look. Also, REPUBLICAN cons...

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by AirframeAS
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Americans Ready To Talk About Mass Mental Illness?
Replies: 50
Views: 3591

Re: Are Americans Ready To Talk About Mass Mental Illness?

Democrats and Libertarians have been talking about mental illness for 4 years. Actually, everyone has been talking about mental illness for decades, yet no one does anything about it. Even Law Enforcement has been clamoring for help with dealing with this as well. They are not doctors. People have ...

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by AirframeAS
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden’s Safety
Replies: 80
Views: 4765

Re: Biden’s Safety

You cannot fix stupid. You certainly can't properly debate with stupid so it's pretty pointless trying to find rational ways to engage with them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rDIE2xpuAE At least 2 of the "men" in this clip are just total ***** and don't deserve even the air they are b...

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by AirframeAS
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 6630

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

Reading AWS's brief to the TRO by Parler, I gotta say that once this case is going to be ruled, Parler is going to have a very BAD day! Parler is going to lose. AWS also hosts most of the world's porn and CIA. It can shut down either or anything in the middle if it pleases to do so. Imagine Amazon ...

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by AirframeAS
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 6630

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

Reading AWS's brief to the TRO by Parler, I gotta say that once this case is going to be ruled, Parler is going to have a very BAD day! Parler is going to lose.

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by AirframeAS
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:14 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scrapping vs. Storing
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

Re: Scrapping vs. Storing

Gotcha. Thank you. everyone!

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by AirframeAS
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Americans Ready To Talk About Mass Mental Illness?
Replies: 50
Views: 3591

Re: Are Americans Ready To Talk About Mass Mental Illness?

ArcticSEA wrote:
Democrats and Libertarians have been talking about mental illness for 4 years.


Actually, everyone has been talking about mental illness for decades, yet no one does anything about it. Even Law Enforcement has been clamoring for help with dealing with this as well. They are not doctors.

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by AirframeAS
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020
Replies: 104
Views: 5721

Re: 2nd Impeachment of Donald J. Trump 1/13/2020

He will be impeached for sure. As for being convicted that is interesting I think one needs to remember he loses not only the chance to run again (which he isn't) but the lifetime secret service for life IIRC. Lets say he does lose the Secret Service protection for life. What would Trump then do? M...

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by AirframeAS
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?
Replies: 132
Views: 6630

Re: Is Deplatforming Conservatives Strenthening Them?

Trump has NOT been silenced, he still has the Presidential Twitter Account. While the POTUS account still exists, Twitter has banned Trump from using it so he does not have access to it. Ergo, it has been temporarily suspended until Biden takes office. If Trump needs to address anyone for any reaso...

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by AirframeAS
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White House Spox Says Trump “Most Masculine President Ever”
Replies: 31
Views: 1480

Re: White House Spox Says Trump “Most Masculine President Ever”

Just something I came across - in response to a question on Fox News, one of the White House press staff claimed that Trump was not emasculated by Twitter because he’s “the most masculine person to ever hold the office.” Are you SURE that they actually conduct drug tests in the WH?? Seems like some...

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by AirframeAS
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 8771

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

Good luck in court. They'll need it. I had an account there for a bit, and found it to be a complete neo-fascist hellscape with zero moderation. I would post some photos of the "groups" you could join on that site, but I would likely be banned here. So, use your imagination. Here's how bi...

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by AirframeAS
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?
Replies: 76
Views: 9733

Re: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?

Why would you give anyone a government sanctioned monopoly? Why does AS have a monopoly in Alaska save for ANC? Yet, no one complains about that. And don't tell me that its different, because it isn't. I generally the same thing. Following your logic to make DAL a WN airport, then let's kick WN out...

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by AirframeAS
Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?
Replies: 76
Views: 9733

Re: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?

Or....... make DAL a "solely WN airport" and no other airline allowed to be at DAL. This, I agree with. DAL, in some sense, actually "belongs" to WN. IMO, this would solve some headaches. But then again, others would cry foul. Like...why would a non-WN airline want to be at DAL ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Scrapping vs. Storing
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

Scrapping vs. Storing

Question:

What is the difference between Scrapping and Storing? Isn't that almost the same thing?

Sorry for this being so short. I wanted to ask.
Thanks!

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 8771

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

Maybe I did not write it clearly, I was actually agreeing and praising your response, for accurately pointing out the right for social media companies, being companies, to deny service for breaking T & C's. I am perplexed by those who keep denying this fact, I know it's true and I don't even us...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 8771

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

The Chinese would be impressed by how swift the censorship happened across so many platforms. Deleting accounts. Hiding search results. Banning apps from app stores. The problem with your logic is that FB, Twitter, Apple, Google, etc etc are private companies thus NOT government agencies. I doubt t...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?
Replies: 76
Views: 9733

Re: Will the City of Dallas drop its lawsuit against DL regarding DAL gate space?

The only solution is to close DAL permanently and force all carriers to operate in DFW Or....... make DAL a "solely WN airport" and no other airline allowed to be at DAL. This, I agree with. DAL, in some sense, actually "belongs" to WN. IMO, this would solve some headaches. But ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chance of statehood for Puerto RIco and D.C.?
Replies: 64
Views: 2389

Re: Chance of statehood for Puerto RIco and D.C.?

Puerto Rico is going to happen IMO, and I am not totally convinced it will be a deep blue state. I think D.C. has a much better chance at Statehood than P.R. given the circumstances that we saw earlier this week, for now. Honestly, I am not worried about P.R. getting it at this point. The focus is ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 259
Views: 19504

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

Didn't Disney get a new ship late 2020? I think is called the Disney Wonder or Disney W....something??

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 8771

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

The Chinese would be impressed by how swift the censorship happened across so many platforms. Deleting accounts. Hiding search results. Banning apps from app stores. The problem with your logic is that FB, Twitter, Apple, Google, etc etc are private companies thus NOT government agencies. I doubt t...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?
Replies: 138
Views: 7028

Re: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?

And he absolutely can create a mess for the US without nukes. Keywords here: Without nukes. He can create messes as he seems fit (not that I would legally advise to do so), but he cannot do anything with the nukes, again, no matter how hard he tries. I will say that the worry is warranted, and shou...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?
Replies: 138
Views: 7028

Re: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?

Pelosi I am not defending Pelosi, but I will admit that I have no idea where Pelosi gets off by being so worried about nuclear launch codes when the protocol for launching them has a set of procedures that has to be done prior to doing so. I am amazed that she forgot about that part. Launching a nu...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What are the most commented threads on Airliners.net? (2020)
Replies: 27
Views: 1370

Re: What are the most commented threads on Airliners.net? (2020)

Oh, yeah.... the conveyer belt thread and the snowglobe thread. Ahhhhhhhhhh..... the memories! LOL!

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Election Lawsuit Fallout
Replies: 17
Views: 796

Re: Post Election Lawsuit Fallout

Two words: "plea deal".... the people around Trump may be Yes man, but they had the tendency to rat him out under even a little pressure. Rudy doesn't strike me as the I'll take a bullet for him type. You'd be surprised. In this current state of affairs, anyone would be willing to "t...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?
Replies: 138
Views: 7028

Re: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?

French TV reporting that Pelosi asked the military what was being done to prevent Trump from launching a nuclear strike. The French should know that Trump cannot (it is IMPOSSIBLE) launch a nuclear weapon on his own. He needs two or three other American officials to concur before launching any stri...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Election Lawsuit Fallout
Replies: 17
Views: 796

Re: Post Election Lawsuit Fallout

I forgot to add the "trial by combat" quote. I do agree with you on that. That, in itself, just sinks him further to a point of no return and damaged beyond repair. The man should just retire. I'm not a lawyer, and though I do spend a fair bit of time in court as a psychiatrist I'm not we...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 985
Views: 52737

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

N1120A wrote:
So, we're calling them terrorists, right?


Who? The protestors? No. They are being called "Insurrectionists" by the news media, and by members of Congress. I have yet to see a respected outlet calling them terrorists.

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Election Lawsuit Fallout
Replies: 17
Views: 796

Re: Post Election Lawsuit Fallout

If you want my opinion, I think that Rudy Guilanni committed political suicide in these lawsuits. I don't think he has any more credibility with any party moving forward. He made his own bed, and dug his own grave. Rudy, to me, is a "has been". I used to respect the guy when I was a Repub...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post Election Lawsuit Fallout
Replies: 17
Views: 796

Re: Post Election Lawsuit Fallout

If you want my opinion, I think that Rudy Guilanni committed political suicide in these lawsuits. I don't think he has any more credibility with any party moving forward. He made his own bed, and dug his own grave. Rudy, to me, is a "has been". I used to respect the guy when I was a Republ...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaints coming in about the new SLC terminal
Replies: 141
Views: 22189

Re: Complaints coming in about the new SLC terminal

DLASFlyer wrote:
AirframeAS wrote:
Quick Question: What airlines are using the NEW concourse?


All airlines. The old concourses are being demolished as we speak.


Wow! Damn! So, all the gates are a mix and match thing. That sounds complicated and a scheduling nightmare!

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Complaints coming in about the new SLC terminal
Replies: 141
Views: 22189

Re: Complaints coming in about the new SLC terminal

Quick Question: What airlines are using the NEW concourse?

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?
Replies: 138
Views: 7028

Re: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?

NBC News is reporting that Trump loyalist Hope Hicks is leaving the White House next week. The LIVE blog article goes on to state that her leaving early had no bearing on the insurrection itself, and that her leaving was planned weeks before. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/live-blog/2021-...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?
Replies: 138
Views: 7028

Re: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?

French TV reporting that Pelosi asked the military what was being done to prevent Trump from launching a nuclear strike. The French should know that Trump cannot (it is IMPOSSIBLE) launch a nuclear weapon on his own. He needs two or three other American officials to concur before launching any stri...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 985
Views: 52737

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Well looks like I called that one right. He is not the first U.S. President to not show up at a successor's inauguration. Well he can join Nixon in recent history.. Both being in disgrace being a common theme.. Other U.S Presidents who did not attend to their successor's inauguration as follows: Jo...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 985
Views: 52737

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

readytotaxi wrote:
readytotaxi wrote:
What chance Trump does not show up on the 20th for the handover, or refuses to shake hands? :hissyfit:

Well looks like I called that one right.


He is not the first U.S. President to not show up at a successor's inauguration.

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?
Replies: 138
Views: 7028

Re: Does Trump have sufficient capacity to continue?

French TV reporting that Pelosi asked the military what was being done to prevent Trump from launching a nuclear strike. The French should know that Trump cannot (it is IMPOSSIBLE) launch a nuclear weapon on his own. He needs two or three other American officials to concur before launching any stri...

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 985
Views: 52737

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Biden ( and/or his Vice Harris ) now have increased exposure to getting asssinated. All the mad hatters have been primed for action.


This is an occupational hazard of any President/VP-Elect and Sitting President/VP. This is not anything new.

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 790
Views: 88937

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread 2021

I wished AS would expand DEN a little bit more, other than the SEA and PDX routes. It would be nice to see some DCA or BOS segments. I know it is a pipe dream, but it would be nice to see. Not sure if the demand is there. Isn't AS starting DEN-ANC service? They are restarting the service, I believe.

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by AirframeAS
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 985
Views: 52737

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

So Trump is back on Twitter with a address in which he actually comes across fairly well - very little of his normal bluster and accusations, toned down considerably and some emphasis on a transition now to the next administration (which he doesnt actually acknowledge is not his, but you can see th...

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