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by AirframeAS
Thu May 13, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 10
Views: 471

Re: Arizona Election Audit

They're doing this, 6 months after the election. Haven't we dealt with this enough already? (Nothing against you, Seb...at all.)

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by AirframeAS
Thu May 13, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 45
Views: 1813

Re: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership

We can not forget the same people who whine about "cancel culture" are cancelling their own. It is patriotic to silence dissent but an abomination to be accepting I guess... I never understood the "cancel culture" thing, or the whole "woke" thing as well. Where do peop...

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Real ID in USA for domestic travel
Replies: 45
Views: 2264

Re: Real ID in USA for domestic travel

How many times now has the deadline for the REAL ID has been extended now? It seems like this has been discussion since what 2005? The hilarious part of it is that the Real ID Act was passed in 2005, which is correct. And we are now at year 16, and the Act has not been enforced yet?? It keeps getti...

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Election Law Passed in Florida
Replies: 37
Views: 1612

Re: New Election Law Passed in Florida

casinterest wrote:
In the Arizona recount the GOP is currently projected to finish in late July or August with their recount......


Wait.... wait.... wait..... They're still doing the recount in Arizona 6 months after the election? Why?! This accomplishes nothing. Who is paying for the recount anyway?

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 45
Views: 1813

Re: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership

I think it was cowardly to remove her using a voice vote. It was cowardly to even have a vote at all, let alone the idea of ousting her in the first place. She spoke the truth about the former president, and the party did not like it. My question to the GOP is this: Why are you so scared of the for...

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 221
Views: 85316

Re: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark

I know this is kinda off topic but where is Northwest's very first A320? Who has it now and what is the current tail number? That aircraft has got to be up there in age! The plane at this point is either scrapped or has been sitting on the ground for the past 13 years waiting to be scrapped. No one...

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by AirframeAS
Wed May 12, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 316
Views: 18363

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

I think he looked shocked when the guilty verdict was read. His eyes were darting around uncontrollably. I disagree. Just because you have eyes moving around like he did in this video does not mean he is freaking out. His eyes moving the way it was seems like a normal response to me. People react d...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4817

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

Interpretation of the Constitution states that since his mother was a US citizen at the time of his birth, he's a natural born US citizen, as opposed to a naturalized citizen, and is eligible to hold the office. He wouldn't have been able to put forth his candidacy in 2016 otherwise. A fact that a ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4817

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

He isn't U.S. born, so he cannot be POTUS. Even though I live literally the opposite side of the world, I shall sleep better knowing that. Doesn't save me from a second Trump term or, god forbid, the elevation of MTG though. Interpretation of the Constitution states that since his mother was a US c...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4817

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

Though I’m no fan of Rafa Cruz, his birth in Canada prevents him from being a Senator. Unfortunately, it doesn't. Read the Constitution, Article One, Section 3. https://constitution.congress.gov/constitution/ I thought Cruz had Presidential ambitions. At least that path should be closed to him. He ...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?
Replies: 67
Views: 3134

Re: When where and why did you last fly pre Covid?

My last pre-Covid flight was In October 2019, on my way to my Wedding in Maui, DEN-OGG on a 772 with UA. I never thought that we would be in a pandemic at all during that trip.

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Will you still wear masks even after the pandemic has subsided?
Replies: 34
Views: 2037

Re: Will you still wear masks even after the pandemic has subsided?

...wearing one could still prevent me from catching other viruses like a cold or flu... I don't think it works that way, at all. The cloth masks only protects you from giving germs/viruses to someone else from what I understand. These masks are only one way, Now, if you wear a respirator for sandin...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 221
Views: 85316

Re: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark

I know this is kinda off topic but where is Northwest's very first A320? Who has it now and what is the current tail number? That aircraft has got to be up there in age!

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4817

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

It has nothing to do with McConnell. Garland's comfimation hearings? Oh, yes he did. McConnell was the one who refused to conduct the hearing confirmation. He flat out said that he was not going to hold the hearing until after the 2016 election, depending on who won that election. Sorry, but it had...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...
Replies: 110
Views: 4817

Re: Just when I thought US politicians could never surprise me again...

Ted Cruz is a lying corrupt two faced disgrace. There is no other way around it. He is a member of the Banana Republic Party that waited 11 months to fill a seat, but wasted less than 60 days rushing a nominee through. He wants to talk about packing courts as if he and every corrupt member of the G...

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by AirframeAS
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 316
Views: 18363

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

It is quite apparent to me that Chauvin showed absolutely no remorse during and after the verdict was read. He seemed to simply not care, nor does he understand the seriousness of what he did. I think he looked shocked when the guilty verdict was read. His eyes were darting around uncontrollably. I...

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by AirframeAS
Wed Apr 21, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 972
Views: 113643

Re: Alaska Airlines Fleet/Network Thread - 2021

They did have to strip the body of the VX paint, the VX paint on most was nearing time to be repainted already. Maybe that was just some of them. My friend was telling me they could still see the paint on it cause they just through a coat over the VX colors when they recently repainted one. I’ve fl...

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by AirframeAS
Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 316
Views: 18363

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

aerosreenivas wrote:
Derek Chauvin 'Guilty On All Counts'. Justice is served.


Justice hasn't exactly been served yet.... it isn't over until he has been sentenced and exhausted all his appeals THEN justice has been served.

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by AirframeAS
Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 316
Views: 18363

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

It is quite apparent to me that Chauvin showed absolutely no remorse during and after the verdict was read. He seemed to simply not care, nor does he understand the seriousness of what he did.

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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: 11324

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: 4386

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: 15052

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: 15052

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: 3183

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: 4386

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: 3332

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: 3332

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: 3332

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: 3658

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: 987
Views: 53935

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: 987
Views: 53935

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: 3658

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: 4794

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: 6706

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: 6706

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: 1299

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: 3658

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: 5774

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: 6706

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: 1505

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: 8863

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: 90
Views: 13231

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: 90
Views: 13231

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: 1299

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: 8863

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: 8863

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: 90
Views: 13231

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: 2421

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: 276
Views: 25005

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: 8863

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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