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by DeltaMD90
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Navy may reinstate fired Captain of Navy Carrier
Replies: 126
Views: 6406

Re: Navy may reinstate fired Captain of Navy Carrier

It's weird how many weasels Trump hires. I guess they must prefer company. Apparently, more weasels than we knew about already. Today it came out that Captain Crozier had sent his letter to 10 people - 3 Admirals, and copies to 7 Captains - not the "20 or 30" people Modley originally clai...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 18009

Re: Biden's follies

Republicans either need to hold their own to the impossibly high standard they hold Democrats to or hold Democrats to the very, very, very low standard Republicans hold themselves to. The hypocrisy needs to be pointed out until they get it. I agree with all of this. Break break If Biden is found to...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Marine core fighter pilot?
Replies: 41
Views: 2786

Re: Marine core fighter pilot?

Also as a Marine or Navy fighter pilot you will be carrier qualified. This is not true, only tailhook selectees will get Carrier Qualed............. ...................Helo, C-130, P-8, EP-3, E-6, and V-22 pilots do not get that qual. Did I not say fighter pilot ? Not one of the aircraft you listed...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 18009

Re: Biden's follies

Republicans either need to hold their own to the impossibly high standard they hold Democrats to or hold Democrats to the very, very, very low standard Republicans hold themselves to. The hypocrisy needs to be pointed out until they get it. I agree with all of this. Break break If Biden is found to...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 15, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 18009

Re: Biden's follies

All this noise from the MAGA base because Biden may have done something their dear leader has done at least 25 times. But, we can not have Biden as president because of this one thing that may or may not have happened. Honestly Seb, I've ONLY heard this brought up from liberals, pretty leftist libe...

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by DeltaMD90
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Choice for the democratic party.
Replies: 86
Views: 3357

Re: VP Choice for the democratic party.

Makes the assumption that Obama would go from VP to P and just... stay there? He gets two more years. That would more than enough time for appoint an appropriate successor. And stay w/in the established limits. There is a legal mechanism to ensure that.. Is there though? My understanding was he wou...

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by DeltaMD90
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Marine core fighter pilot?
Replies: 41
Views: 2786

Re: Marine core fighter pilot?

Also as a Marine or Navy fighter pilot you will be carrier qualified. This is not true, only tailhook selectees will get Carrier Qualed. Helo, C-130, P-8, EP-3, E-6, and V-22 pilots do not get that qual. Some will ultimately land on carriers (MH-60s for example) but it's a normal helo landing, not ...

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by DeltaMD90
Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Choice for the democratic party.
Replies: 86
Views: 3357

Re: VP Choice for the democratic party.

Hasn't Michelle Obama, numerous times, stated she has absolutely no interest in the WH? And Barack Obama can't be VP because there is a chance he'd be President for more than 10 years. If he was to somehow insert himself in the last 2 years, it'd be legal. Really, the only way for someone to be Pres...

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by DeltaMD90
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Now it comes out: trump Stake in non-FDA approved Hydroxychloroquine Sales for Covid-19 Cure
Replies: 83
Views: 3225

Re: Now it comes out: trump Stake in non-FDA approved Hydroxychloroquine Sales for Covid-19 Cure

While I wouldn't put it past Trump (that he'd promote something just to boost his wealth,) the notion that he is pushing this drug to make money is absurd. Hopefully the people that latched onto this article can maybe learn to gather facts first before jumping to conclusions. I sure am guilty of it....

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by DeltaMD90
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Navy may reinstate fired Captain of Navy Carrier
Replies: 126
Views: 6406

Re: LISTEN-Sailors Yell Profanities At Trump’s Acting Navy Secretary As He Slammed Fired Captain: “He Was Trying To Help

Think of this from a less national, less political point of view. The crew (and I'd say probably the bulk of the rank and file of the Navy) support this CO, who did bend the rules to some extent but more importantly, put the welfare of his sailors before his career . That to me speaks to a problem o...

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by DeltaMD90
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France, Germany, and United Kingdom confirm first successful INSTEX transaction with Iran bypassing US sanctions
Replies: 19
Views: 1277

Re: France, Germany, and United Kingdom confirm first successful INSTEX transaction with Iran bypassing US sanctions

Oh sorry, didn't realize you asked all 327 million of us. You do realize we have an opposition party that was not for dropping out of the Iran deal that has the support of like 40%+ of Americans at any given time, right? The opposition may be there, sure. But the results of it being there are not t...

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by DeltaMD90
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?
Replies: 158
Views: 6927

Re: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?

A bit of whataboutism here, the US isn’t a paragon when it comes to environmental regulations and your entire economy is built on printing money and increasing the debt ceiling, that’s hardly stable or economically prudent. Anyone else a China apologist? Tell me, where did this virus originate? The...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?
Replies: 158
Views: 6927

Re: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?

3. Let the US' economy crash while yours also crashes Yeah, we will see about that. You could lose and still win, if your opponent loses more than you. A statement that is not false. I'm hearing a lot of statements that are not false. Again, cool, we have a bunch of non-false statements. How do we ...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France, Germany, and United Kingdom confirm first successful INSTEX transaction with Iran bypassing US sanctions
Replies: 19
Views: 1277

Re: France, Germany, and United Kingdom confirm first successful INSTEX transaction with Iran bypassing US sanctions

That's a pretty broad brush you're using bud. A 327 million people sized brush Just look at sanctions regimes against Iran, Cuba, North Korea - these nations can't even pay for basics of basics. It certainly is on the verge of criminal genocide, but nobody in the USA cares - all they do is state th...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Yorker: Reality has endorsed Bernie Sanders
Replies: 33
Views: 1376

Re: New Yorker: Reality has endorsed Bernie Sanders

I'm for some sort of universal healthcare and basic safety net, but I don't see how an unprecedented global pandemic that almost never happens is a good example of why we need it. It's when things are normal and people don't have jobs or healthcare, that drives change. Look at European countries. Th...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?
Replies: 158
Views: 6927

Re: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?

This reminds me of the Underpants Gnomes episode on South Park. 1. Develop pandemic 2. Release pandemic 3. Let the US' economy crash while yours also crashes 4. ??????? 5. Profit I'm seeing people assert steps 1-3, without any evidence besides "if it's bad for the US then it's good for Iran / C...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: France, Germany, and United Kingdom confirm first successful INSTEX transaction with Iran bypassing US sanctions
Replies: 19
Views: 1277

Re: France, Germany, and United Kingdom confirm first successful INSTEX transaction with Iran bypassing US sanctions

anrec80 wrote:
tommy1808 wrote:
And since it is medial supplies.... how criminally genocidal do you want to look exactly?


Has someone in the US ever cared about that?

That's a pretty broad brush you're using bud. A 327 million people sized brush

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?
Replies: 158
Views: 6927

Re: Could we be headed for WW3 over Covid19?

Why would there be war? You just listed a bunch of random bad things happening. What would the war be about? Why? If you mean biological war, then yes. I usually don't debate conspiracy theories. I usually get vague answers or very circumstantial evidence. Or I'll get a reason that may be possible b...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Marine core fighter pilot?
Replies: 41
Views: 2786

Re: Marine core fighter pilot?

Thank you, your information helped a lot I really don’t know anything about the military at all so you were a big help I suggest you go to a college with an ROTC program. ROTC is far from the real military but you can test the waters a bit. You can also get scholarships but eventually you're gonna ...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BUSTED: Cops fired for framing Stormy Daniels reportedly arrested on federal corruption charges
Replies: 11
Views: 882

Re: BUSTED: Cops fired for framing Stormy Daniels reportedly arrested on federal corruption charges

Really shouldn't be hard. Just like with every other situation, go in with an open mind, assess the facts, and go from there. Just like we shouldn't go into this assuming the cops are dirty pigs, we shouldn't just dismiss her claims just because of a personal dislike for her. Hell, I very much disl...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BUSTED: Cops fired for framing Stormy Daniels reportedly arrested on federal corruption charges
Replies: 11
Views: 882

Re: BUSTED: Cops fired for framing Stormy Daniels reportedly arrested on federal corruption charges

Really shouldn't be hard. Just like with every other situation, go in with an open mind, assess the facts, and go from there. Just like we shouldn't go into this assuming the cops are dirty pigs, we shouldn't just dismiss her claims just because of a personal dislike for her. Hell, I very much disli...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 18009

Re: Biden's follies

Also, did it occur to you it might not be true for Trump either? Especially considering all 18 spanning five decades came forward the same October Surprise weekend with media whore and DNC ally Gloria Allred in tow. Honestly, I don't pay too much attention to allegations against Trump because so mu...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Marine core fighter pilot?
Replies: 41
Views: 2786

Re: Marine core fighter pilot?

I'd start by learning how to spell Marine Corps properly Go to airwarriors.com. Not always 100% accurate info but much better than asking here. In short: Depending on your commissioning source, aviation isn't guaranteed, but for the USMC, unless things have drastically changed, there are ways to go...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Marine core fighter pilot?
Replies: 41
Views: 2786

Re: Marine core fighter pilot?

You gents have given great info as always, but considering the OP has misspelled aviator in his own user name, can't spell Marine Corps, and thinks the Guard flies the "f/18", it is my "upMost" guess that he's trolling. There’s a reason I asked if you have to be smart..... Smart...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Interesting Data: US Flights per Day per Month Dating Back to 1987
Replies: 22
Views: 3659

Re: Interesting Data: US Flights per Day per Month Dating Back to 1987

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Not to be that guy and revive a dead thread, but you should really do this next year and see how the coronavirus affects everything... If you are dividing it into eras, we probably entered a new one

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 18009

Re: Biden's follies

I'm personally wondering what will come of this sexual assault allegation. I'm surprised it's not talked about much at all. I mean it may not be true but I figured it would at least be brought up and discussed. And before anyone brings it up, yes I know Trump has a ton of accusations. Just another r...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lessons on trolling
Replies: 24
Views: 1078

Re: Lessons on trolling

I've been accused as being a paid Boeing troll. Why would Boeing spend anything for any troll on A.net. They don't seem to be a big advertiser here. I am sure I can get Delta convinced that they need a dozen 779's. LOL! But it does really seem like they have a very detailed playbook. I never had th...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lessons on trolling
Replies: 24
Views: 1078

Re: Lessons on trolling

I've been accused as being a paid Boeing troll. Why would Boeing spend anything for any troll on A.net. They don't seem to be a big advertiser here. I am sure I can get Delta convinced that they need a dozen 779's. LOL! But it does really seem like they have a very detailed playbook. If you want to...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Air national guard deployment
Replies: 18
Views: 1536

Re: Air national guard deployment

I responded in the other thread but airliners.net is not the greatest place to get the answers you're looking for. Go to airwarriors.com, it'll give you a much better starting point, at least for the USN and USMC. Maybe USAF but there are probably better sites for that branch. If you want a fighter ...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Marine core fighter pilot?
Replies: 41
Views: 2786

Re: Marine core fighter pilot?

I'd start by learning how to spell Marine Corps properly Go to airwarriors.com. Not always 100% accurate info but much better than asking here. In short: Depending on your commissioning source, aviation isn't guaranteed, but for the USMC, unless things have drastically changed, there are ways to go ...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How intensive is the g force training is required for a cargo pilot?
Replies: 27
Views: 2289

Re: How intensive is the g force training is required for a cargo pilot?

Well, I’m saying from ejection seat equipped planes, more pilots are saved by the seat than killed. Not the pilot universe, just the ejection seat group. Heck, in my transport squadron, we had 2-3 “saves” from fighter ejections much of the time. In the fighter squadron, it was always 3-5 “saves” st...

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by DeltaMD90
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How intensive is the g force training is required for a cargo pilot?
Replies: 27
Views: 2289

Re: How intensive is the g force training is required for a cargo pilot?

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Far more pilots were saved by the seat than killed.

You're saying there are more successful ejections than pilots killed? (Killed from anything, not from failed ejections?)

I find that hard to believe. Especially since ejection seat aircraft are just a fraction of aircraft out there

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by DeltaMD90
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: How intensive is the g force training is required for a cargo pilot?
Replies: 27
Views: 2289

Re: How intensive is the g force training is required for a cargo pilot?

Don't know too much about USAF UPT but know a good amount about the USN/USMC/USCG. You'll fly the T-6 at first and you'll pull some Gs, but it shouldn't be more than 4-5 which isn't bad for most people. If you don't want jets, you almost certainly won't get them. If you want fixed wing though, just ...

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by DeltaMD90
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)
Replies: 145
Views: 8212

Re: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)

I am not saying some of these companies are not important. Many of them are. But, maybe they should keep a savings or have some back up plan so they don't have to get welfare from the government? To be fair, I think a lot of companies are in an excellent position to weather a recession, but not the...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 166022

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

We are mostly basing ourselves on anecdotal and news reports from overflowing hospitals in Italy and Spain, and from what happened in Wuhan. That's all, there isn't much data to actually tell us the magnitude of this. Are we though? Are the experts in the field that live and breathe this stuff goin...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New United Livery - A Year in. Thoughts?
Replies: 19
Views: 1476

Re: New United Livery - A Year in. Thoughts?

I'm surprised why it got so much hate. CO colors looked good and the new one looks good (though I preferred the old, original CO colors.)

AA's on the other hand... Hated it then, hated it now :vomit:

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 166022

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

This is why projections are causing more panic than what's necessary You keep criticizing "projections." I'm not sure why. This isn't all just random. Surely you know that tomorrow is going to have more cases than today? How do you know? You're projecting How many beds and ICUs should we ...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7561

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

REPUBLICANS keep pushing back the age for which people can receive those benefits they have paid into. You know why you don't see them? Go look at REPUBLICANS who have pushed the retirement age from 62 to 67 and were talking about making it 72, You can also receive benefits if you become disabled. ...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)
Replies: 145
Views: 8212

Re: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)

Right. And more attention needs to be paid to us on the front lines rather than those at the very top. This is not the time to divide 50/50. The few at the top do not need $1 trillion while the masses at the bottom have to split up $1 trillion. Maybe give $1 billion to the top and the rest goes to ...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 166022

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It's stunning that people can't read simple logarithmic scales: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ET52w3BXgAAOTVP?format=jpg&name=large And I don't get how people are blindsided by "oh wow that really exploded!" Whatever amount of cases is "a lot" in their mind, guess what, it'll ...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)
Replies: 145
Views: 8212

Re: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)

These established "too big to fail" companies like Safeway, Wal-Mart, United, Chase, Comcast, etc. do not survive only because a few people at the top demand they survive. None of those companies would be around without the lowly cogs way down at the bottom. Jeff Bezos would not be able t...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 166022

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Look, I am not saying things will get bad, the point I am trying to make, they are not bad now. They are preparing as we speak for the worse, and your links only show preparations for the worse. Not situations at present time. Like I said things are to get bad, but so far they aren't. They are bad....

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should US impose Sanctions on countries who have "Wet Shops"?
Replies: 32
Views: 1603

Re: Should US impose Sanctions on countries who have "Wet Shops"?

China should work on improving sanitation. Good chance coronavirus came from them along with SARS and MERS. But saying what I just said is somehow controversial and racist, people will strangely defend it and point to unrelated dirty stuff elsewhere I really don't get it. Guess I'll add disclaimers ...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)
Replies: 145
Views: 8212

Re: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)

Store checkers, stockers, cooks, delivery drivers, flight attendants are all constantly at thread of being exposed and possibly being hospitalized. Many of us do not have health care because we can not afford it. Without us, there is no reason for those CEOs or board members to be. A few of them mu...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus and Darwin award
Replies: 55
Views: 5341

Re: Coronavirus and Darwin award

for listening to him spout off Spout off about what? Correct me if I'm wrong, but the multiple clips I've seen him mention chloroquine, he only mentions that there is promise to the drug. I personally think he's being a bit too optimistic... I wouldn't hype it up as much, but whatever He did absolu...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 166022

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

So far despite having 16,000 cases in NYC, no reports of hospitals over stressed, lack of ventilators or such, not yet despite the huge number of cases. Exponential growth You do realize that with this virus doubling every 2-3 days in NYC it's going to be 128,000 in 6-9 days? And then 1,024,000 ano...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)
Replies: 145
Views: 8212

Re: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)

The whole "bail out the workers not the companies" line is very confusing to me. I mean it sounds good and all but what, we're going to pay workers full salaries long term while they're unemployed because their companies go under? Businesses will be able to pay workers much longer than co...

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by DeltaMD90
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus and Darwin award
Replies: 55
Views: 5341

Re: Coronavirus and Darwin award

for listening to him spout off Spout off about what? Correct me if I'm wrong, but the multiple clips I've seen him mention chloroquine, he only mentions that there is promise to the drug. I personally think he's being a bit too optimistic... I wouldn't hype it up as much, but whatever He did absolu...

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by DeltaMD90
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India shuts down aviation completely
Replies: 45
Views: 12804

Re: India shuts down aviation completely

Finally, a country actually reacting to the crisis instead of using the BS "but the economy" excuse that some in the western world are still using. Funny thing is that when you shut down the country and eliminate the virus, you can get your economy back up to normal much faster. People in...

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by DeltaMD90
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 166022

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I think a lot of yall are being unfair to AirWorthy99. Reopening everything and weathering the storm is a conversation that must be had without accusing him of wanting tens of thousands to die so he can get a bit of money in the stock market This absolutely can NOT go on forever, not even months. A ...

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