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by extender
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 44
Views: 4239

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2020

https://www.salon.com/2020/10/24/covid- ... ses-spike/
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COVID has been losing its lethality. There is a spike in cases again, but it is more than a cold than the monster that appeared at the beginning of the year.

https://www.salon.com/2020/10/24/covid- ... ses-spike/

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by extender
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tony Bobulinski
Replies: 52
Views: 1101

Re: Tony Bobulinski

Smoke and mirrors, the usual MO. Nothing about Biden huh? No surprise there.

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by extender
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tony Bobulinski
Replies: 52
Views: 1101

Tony Bobulinski

I may know why it isn't being discussed here, but let's give it a go. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pg8yFvUD8I&t=1847s Tony Bobulinski got slandered by Adam Schiff. Adam Schiff who believes the Russians about Trump, now claims this is Russian disinformation. Bobulinski, a self-avowed democrat...

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by extender
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Fasteners on composite aircraft
Replies: 10
Views: 1495

Re: Fasteners on composite aircraft

Sealant doesn't really work in interference-fit holes. Sometimes there is an intermediate composite such as fiberglass between CFRP and an aluminum detail.
gregorygoodwin has a good reply above.

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by extender
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Position (Guns)
Replies: 67
Views: 2475

Re: Political Position (Guns)

No it is not. If people don't understand what the Constitution is and what inalienable rights are, they should break out the coloring books.

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by extender
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Position (Guns)
Replies: 67
Views: 2475

Re: Political Position (Guns)

And just like that, off the rails we go.

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by extender
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Position (Guns)
Replies: 67
Views: 2475

Re: Political Position (Guns)

The gun show exemption is mostly BS, because any transfer involving an FFL must be recorded, NICS checked and the buyer complete an ATF 4473. This. At least in Florida, there is no loophole. All sales require a background check ($5.00. If you pass and have a CCW, you can take your purchase with you...

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by extender
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When does it become safe to approach an engine after shutoff?
Replies: 15
Views: 2142

Re: When does it become safe to approach an engine after shutoff?

I am pretty sure OSHA would have frowned upon some of the things done on a DC-10 to reduce vibration on the wing by changing some of the bolts on the spinner.

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by extender
Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.
Replies: 201
Views: 9783

Re: Trump defends Rittenhouse who killed two people.

https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/10/13 ... acob-blake

The crimes he is being held for aren't in Illinois.
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sixfootscream wrote:

The crimes he is being held for aren't in Illinois.

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by extender
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Social Media Misinformation Fuels Outrage
Replies: 55
Views: 2470

How Social Media Misinformation Fuels Outrage

This took place before George Floyd, so maybe an exercise for feigned outrage. It comes down to a 911 call, man with a gun. Police roll up, Javier Torres runs with a pizza box and a gun in his waistband. Cops give chase, and Javier had ample opportunities to drop the gun. Javier had the gun in his h...

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by extender
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story
Replies: 31
Views: 990

Re: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story

tommy1808 wrote:
well, Faschists and other extremists tend to be fans of "Sippenhaft".


Are you calling me a fascist, Tommy?

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by extender
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story
Replies: 31
Views: 990

Re: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story

The issue, is that story was quashed for a while, and possibly still is. Leave Trump out of this, as it is not the main thought of the thread.

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by extender
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story
Replies: 31
Views: 990

Re: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story

About as much as Facebook and Twitter are getting.

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by extender
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Positions (Drugs)
Replies: 49
Views: 1996

Re: Political Positions (Drugs)

... you don't have a chance to walk or bike more than 2 minutes anywhere downtown without being engulfed in a cloud of smoke. In some areas you can't find a person who isn't red-eyed. This... I don't care if you want to smoke it, but I hate the smell of that stuff, and it bugs the living crap out o...

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by extender
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story
Replies: 31
Views: 990

Censorship And The Hunter Biden Story

It appears the fly has landed in the ointment. Hunter Biden, and his father, Joe, have been caught lying. Hunter Biden is not very smart, if he leaves laptops with sensitive emails that contradict his and his father's statements. Yes, he was peddling influence. The disturbing part is that Facebook a...

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by extender
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So let’s measure how far we stand a part. The political compass
Replies: 32
Views: 1404

Re: So let’s measure how far we stand a part. The political compass

Economic Left/Right: 1.5
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -0.05

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by extender
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes
Replies: 294
Views: 22575

Re: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes

But it is pretty hypocritical that the NYT and other media companies use tax laws to their advantage.

Link

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by extender
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 22608

Re: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

Hirono is an dumber than a bag of hammers. Who elects these people into her office? Who was writing her questions for her? Term limits, get rid of all of these people.

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by extender
Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy
Replies: 92
Views: 3456

Re: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy

Some people just do not grasp the concept of monarchies.

Constitutional monarchy, system of government in which a monarch shares power with a constitutionally organized government. The monarch may be the de facto head of state or a purely ceremonial leader.

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by extender
Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Defund the police activist ... needs the police
Replies: 144
Views: 7849

Re: Defund the police activist ... needs the police

Do you think that not spending money and in fact denying minority communities access to monies and loans etc. for a century or more impacted things? Awful close to sounding like reparations. And no, I don't think they are, nor is anything masquerading as much is. Nothing will change until the minds...

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by extender
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Few questions about the A310 (and A300)
Replies: 33
Views: 3580

Re: Few questions about the A310 (and A300)

Dear all, Please let me apologize for the digression, but I have got a question regarding the area rule / flap track fairing on the 747SP: unlike any other 747, the SP seems not to have these devices. Why not? Hendric The SP used a more simple design. It did not use the triple slot like on the -100...

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by extender
Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy
Replies: 92
Views: 3456

Re: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy

Remind us which of those are Republics again? And why don't you go and read the definition of democracy in your dictionary, after all you seemed to be able to look up the definition of Republic.... The US is a democracy or a dictatorship. Pick one. Sorry Tommy, not playing your game and that of you...

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by extender
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Defund the police activist ... needs the police
Replies: 144
Views: 7849

Re: Defund the police activist ... needs the police

“I have used the hashtag #DefundthePolice before and I want to be really clear on what that means. It means that we need to take funds, which by the way they are funded very heavily –­­ they are basically militarized at this point –­­ and we need to take some of that money and put it into the commu...

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by extender
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy
Replies: 92
Views: 3456

Re: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy

Name one. By way of their determination to control their peoples - and prevent those peoples from seeking a change to democratic governance - every monarchy I've seen relies on militarism to support itself. Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Brunei. There's five for you, but if you want to keep adding co...

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by extender
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy
Replies: 92
Views: 3456

Re: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy

casinterest wrote:
Alternatives that do not include the will of the people are Militaristic by definition.


No, they are not. Several countries in the middle east are monarchies, and not militaristic.

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by extender
Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy
Replies: 92
Views: 3456

Re: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy

casinterest wrote:
The alternative is a Military state.


Not true, you can have a monarchy, an oligarchy, a plutocracy and aristocracy, among others. It is not one or the other as you believe.

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by extender
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?
Replies: 65
Views: 3958

Re: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?

Voter fraud is negligible at worst based on research done by all sides, "conservative" (you don't think they are constantly looking for proof of it?) and "liberal". Based on that the cost to implement something is unnecessary. After every effort, every cockamamie idea to get rid...

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by extender
Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy
Replies: 92
Views: 3456

Re: GOP Senator comes out against Democracy

The united states is a Constitutional Republic. It is NOT a democracy. Oxford definition of republic: a country that is governed by a president and politicians elected by the people and where there is no king or queen. We elect repesentatives to have our voice in governing bodies. A democracy, is ev...

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by extender
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?
Replies: 65
Views: 3958

Re: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?

And there is nothing wrong with requiring photo ID to vote.

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by extender
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany lying about Covid numbers?
Replies: 104
Views: 6809

Re: Was Germany lying about Covid? Part 2

The October surprise? Just take precautions and you'll be fine.

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by extender
Mon Oct 05, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?
Replies: 65
Views: 3958

Re: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?

Obama, and his identity politics.

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by extender
Mon Oct 05, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Defund the police activist ... needs the police
Replies: 144
Views: 7849

Re: Defund the police activist ... needs the police

Sorry, but Clinton's Crime bill had a large part in this, and Biden wrote much of it; unless he stole it from someone else.

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by extender
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?
Replies: 65
Views: 3958

Re: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?

Can you remind us all when and how the Democrats have led such an attack on voting? Especially one that entailed partisan effort to push a false narrative to justify using the powers of the executive, through federal agencies, to hinder the voting process? Sure, Shelby County v. Holder for starters...

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by extender
Mon Oct 05, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?
Replies: 65
Views: 3958

Re: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?

Republicans are working hard at voter suppression and gerrymandering. Trump has already declared he will use every dirty trick in the book to not concede. Add to that the large number of mail-in ballots this time around, which will take days to tally up, and you have the potential for an election s...

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by extender
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Defund the police activist ... needs the police
Replies: 144
Views: 7849

Re: Defund the police activist ... needs the police

Blacks tend to be handed harsher sentences than Whites. You can thank Sleep Joe for that. "Will Black Voters Still Love Biden When They Remember Who He Was?" [quote=https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/03/joe-biden-record-on-busing-incarceration-racial-justice-democratic-primary-2020-expl...

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by extender
Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power
Replies: 74
Views: 4987

Re: POTUS Doesn’t Commit to Peaceful Transition of Power

A "peaceful" transition? The left hasn't stopped trying to get Trump out of office since 2016. They have tried every dirty trick, from the Steele dossier to the FBI's efforts to create dirt. That is why Trump has the following he does. Obama didn't receive a fraction of the grief Trump has...

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by extender
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Louisville prepares for Breonna Taylor decision
Replies: 110
Views: 5826

Re: Louisville prepares for Breonna Taylor decision

Sounds like an "activist" on the panel. He has attorneys and all. Would you look at that.

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by extender
Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes
Replies: 294
Views: 22575

Re: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes

casinterest wrote:
Does anyone remember Trump stating that his hair syling was all his doing? if so, what was the stylist doing?


Do you have proof, or is this another mindless allegation?

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by extender
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes
Replies: 294
Views: 22575

Re: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes

Look up professional services... Most hair stylists are licensed. I guess you can include courtesans too, but that is for another thread. Biden pays 3.5M in taxes? What is his income? How did he get that s a civil servant? But no, let's get Trump.

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by extender
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?
Replies: 505
Views: 22608

Re: Do Republicans have the votes to confirm SCOTUS Justice in 2020?

There is going to be a SCotUS justice sooner than you think, regardless of what Kool-Ade you drank that Kavanaugh raped Ford. I wouldn't be surprised if Ford came out and said the "Amy was there too..."

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by extender
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Poll shows that Republicans should wait until after the Election to replace RBG. by 13 %
Replies: 35
Views: 2607

Re: Poll shows that Republicans should wait until after the Election to replace RBG. by 13 %

Thank Harry Reid for this. Constitution is simple. There is no exception for dying declarations either.

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by extender
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Defund the police activist ... needs the police
Replies: 144
Views: 7849

Re: Defund the police activist ... needs the police

Minorities are dying at the hands of police. When protests happen, the protesters are blamed, not the police who did the actual murder. What will make this all change? Pushing this country back to the left will help. Holding our local leaders accountable and, at the same time, holding murdering cop...

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by extender
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Defund the police activist ... needs the police
Replies: 144
Views: 7849

Re: Defund the police activist ... needs the police

seb146 wrote:
Minorities are dying at the hands of police.


Most people that die at the hands of police have a hand in their own demise. Not to mention, it doesn't matter who is in office. Or do we blame Obama for Mike Brown? Liberal logic is head scratching stuff.

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by extender
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?
Replies: 65
Views: 3958

Re: Is the USA a banana republic without the bananas?

Funny, didn't FDR do that? Didn't FDR lock up American citizens for their ethnicity?

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by extender
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 87
Views: 5927

Re: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...

A matter of opinion. Watching CNN and Don Lemon is no different.

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by extender
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Louisville prepares for Breonna Taylor decision
Replies: 110
Views: 5826

Re: Louisville prepares for Breonna Taylor decision

Nobody on here is espousing anything remotely racist. If you have criticism coming, it doesn't matter what color your skin is, nor should it.

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by extender
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What happens if you don't stab trim an aircraft
Replies: 11
Views: 1826

Re: What happens if you don't stab trim an aircraft

unimproved wrote:
Hydraulic flight surfaces are always powered at 3000 psi, only the flow changes when moving them.


5,000 psi on the A380. Just an FYI.

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