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by Braybuddy
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

*My apologies if I've made a mistake and Braybuddy is instead from Northern Ireland, which is part of the UK. You are correct, so no apology necessary. The word Republican here has a completely different meaning than in the States: it's usually used to refer to left-wing nationalists (usually IRA s...

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by Braybuddy
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

You mean you'd do the same thing people have always done when faced with false accusations? Groundbreaking. :roll: Why does it have to involve maligning an entire gender? Men assault men too--is he going to avoid meetings with men as well? What about sending his children to church--that seems like ...

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by Braybuddy
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

I guess you'll just have to hold your breath, because it's a dumb question. False accusations have existed forever, with various legal ways to combat them. Without realising it, you've just answered the question. You'd fight back. Do I take it that you are now one of those same 'snowflake man babie...

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by Braybuddy
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

BN747 wrote:
BradyBuddy clearly speaks the epitome of the Age of Man Past'.

In the immortal words of Oscar Wilde: "There is nothing is so dangerous as being too modern. One is apt to grow old-fashioned quite suddenly.” :wink2:

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by Braybuddy
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

BN747 wrote:

Maverick has a point.

If you don't believe in equality, yes.

BN747 wrote:
#MeToo is the motivating force behind renewed defining of Women.

Even #MeToo isn't advocating women getting a free pass on false accusations!

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by Braybuddy
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

I am also curious as to the avoided question. What does one do if accused? How does one properly manage their life such that there is minimal chance they will be inappropriate or will be accused? If accused, how do you ensure what happened, what was done, and what actions for correction need to be ...

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by Braybuddy
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q3 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 787

Re: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q3 2019

Some class shots up there guys! I'm late to the party this quarter: I wanted to do more landscape photography before the summer was out so took some time out down the country, and where better to do it than the beautiful County Mayo. Some shots I liked: https://i.imgur.com/bcqrwVZ.jpg https://i.imgu...

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by Braybuddy
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

MaverickM11 wrote:
Just so we're clear, you're maligning an entire movement and an entire gender on the off chance something so rare might happen that you liken it to the Titanic--do I have that right? What would you do on the off chance your toes fall off?

Call an ambulance. You're still avoiding the question.

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by Braybuddy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

MaverickM11 wrote:
The odds are so laughably small it is not a worry at all.

That's what they said about the Titanic. I'd still like to know what you'd do in response to false accusations.

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by Braybuddy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

It sucks to go through something like that, but I do believe you did the correct thing. I just don't see that as a good reason for banning one on one communications. Company policy was changed after that, certainly for staff meeting external females, but I'm not sure if that included men as well. I...

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by Braybuddy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

Easily dismissed is not the issue. HR and management have protocols to follow. You have to take a good hard look at yourself and your actions and ensure that you did all you could do to handle the situation fairly. If you did, then you have to ride it out. If there are things you could have changed...

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by Braybuddy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

Everything . You don't take yourself out of the possibility of a situation just because you are scared of a remote repercussion. You deal with it when it happens, and it usually happens because of something you or the other person did. The truth and your own integrity will bear out the final call. ...

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by Braybuddy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

It's not something I worry about since it's such a remote possibility, and I certainly am not a 'snowflake man baby' that needs to make the other 98% of legitimate accusations about me, maligning all females as underhanded threats to men But it still could happen, no matter how remote the possibili...

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by Braybuddy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

It's not something I worry about since it's such a remote possibility, and I certainly am not a 'snowflake man baby' that needs to make the other 98% of legitimate accusations about me, maligning all females as underhanded threats to men But it still could happen, no matter how remote the possibili...

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by Braybuddy
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

You realize false accusations long predate MeToo, right? Interesting that snowflake man babies only got their panties in a twist about the 2% of false accusations when the other 98% of legitimate victims dared to get even the most remote of justice and attention... Wonder why :roll: How would YOU f...

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by Braybuddy
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

Considering 5-14% of men are sexual assault victims, and that number is likely way higher than the much feared 'false accusation', you should probably avoid being alone with men too, and hide under your desk. With the lights off. And the door locked. And 9-1 dialed on your phone ready to go at all ...

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by Braybuddy
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

Only the most backward, knuckle dragging, old testament simple minded garbage men would find that of all the cases of sexual assault, where 99% of rapists never are charged, and *maybe* 2% of accusations are "false" find a way to shift the blame back onto women. It's unreal. And of course...

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by Braybuddy
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

MaverickM11 wrote:
Fair, nonetheless like I said: garbage men.

Pray tell why?

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by Braybuddy
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

Wait, which one is irrational? They're both born out of the same febrile, backward men, who view women as lesser temptresses who cannot be trusted. It is misogyny so ancient it's literally in the Bible/Torah. More a case of being afraid of false accusations, or a lawsuit. In case you have missed it...

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by Braybuddy
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female
Replies: 124
Views: 4257

Re: Mississippi gubernatorial candidate bars reporter for being female

MaverickM11 wrote:
Let's be honest, if this guy was Jewish or Muslim and demanded to not be sat next to women on a plane, all of you would spin your heads in frothing rage.

You can't equate the two. One is completely irrational, the other has very solid reasoning behind it.

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by Braybuddy
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

tommy1808 wrote:
So better don't even try? Back to caves then I guess...

Oh it will be very interesting to see how this pans out.

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by Braybuddy
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

i have faith in his cattle farmers taring and feathering him if the EU puts the tariff wall up again because Numnuts chops too much wood. Automatic, entirely legal, sanctions are probably the most effective tools to force compliance for anything between nation states. And a million times better tha...

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by Braybuddy
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Since the trade deal is contingent on them a) keeping the Paris accords and hence b) fulfilling their REDD+ commitments the statement is still so blatantly wrong as the first time you brought it up. So far there is no binding commitment to those, with the deal there is.That is an improvement regard...

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by Braybuddy
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

JJJ wrote:
It's a delicate balance to get right.

So promoting environmental measures at home, and not giving a damn about them in Brazil is balanced?

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by Braybuddy
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

The truth is the EU is not a commie welfare protectionist state, nor a cutthroat free market advocate. It lies somewhere in the middle depending on where the winds of realpolitik blow. It would be quite disingenuous to think it could work any other way. Which could also be termed hypocritcial in te...

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by Braybuddy
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Dutchy wrote:
so you truly dislike the EU.

Nope, but I'm getting more and more disillusioned by the project. I'm no longer optimistic about it. But that could change . . .

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by Braybuddy
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

JJJ wrote:
Has there ever been a trade deal environmentalists won't oppose?

Probably not, but at least they're being consistent, unlike the EU.

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by Braybuddy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

And in response to that there was a huge ban for involved factories. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-brazil-meat/eu-bans-20-brazilian-meat-plants-hits-35-percent-of-exports-idUSKBN1HQ2AN The EC said the ban was related to "deficiencies detected in the Brazilian official control system.&q...

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by Braybuddy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

I think you just are unable to have enough respect for the EU negotiators. They are very used to theses deals and how to enforce them. https://www.ifa.ie/new-eu-report-finds-brazil-cannot-guarantee-standards-on-meat-exports/ "the Brazilian authorities seriously misled the EU Commission, and ca...

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by Braybuddy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

you seem to be under the impression that there is no South American Beef available in Europe...... the standards are already enforced. We're pretty-much self sufficient as regards beef here in Ireland. We do import some from the UK and a smaller amount from a handful of other EU countries. There wa...

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by Braybuddy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Dutchy wrote:
So your argument is not to make any trade deals at all because it can't be bullet proof?

I really don't see the point in enforcing such high standards here, while importing meat which may, or may not, have been produced to the same standard. A little hypocritical, don't you think?

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by Braybuddy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

It was identified and apparently dealt with. So what is the problem here? BSE still will not be allowed for human consumption, regardless of a trade deal. Do you really believe the EU will be able to carry out farm inspections in South America to the same level they do here? ? Is it perfect? No, of...

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by Braybuddy
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

https://www.globalmeatnews.com/Article/ ... due-to-BSE

tommy1808 wrote:
The treaty has a whole chapter on environmental and labor protections.

Good luck with that one!
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tommy1808 wrote:
You mean those countries don´t have equivalent standards when it comes to mad cow disease?

https://www.globalmeatnews.com/Article/ ... due-to-BSE

tommy1808 wrote:
The treaty has a whole chapter on environmental and labor protections.

Good luck with that one!

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by Braybuddy
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

we will not monitor it, although spot inspections will indeed happen, but we will see if the agreement is enforced locally as will these countries within the EU. Brexit related border controls are not to enforce EU Standards, none of the European outside borders does that beyond spot checks that ha...

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by Braybuddy
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5074

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

I'm still trying to take this in. We're being told that after Brexit border controls will have to be introduced to protect EU standards. How exactly is the EU going to monitor food standards and implement traceablity across most of the South American continent?

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by Braybuddy
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reunification of Korea
Replies: 10
Views: 1256

Re: Reunification of Korea

The biggest challenge for North Koreans will be changing their mindset: having to think for themselves and deal with a world where you can speak your mind and do pretty much what you want. They are so programmed that they just don't know how to deal with ordinary everyday situations. The kids will f...

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by Braybuddy
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Forum debate: toning it down
Replies: 6
Views: 775

Re: Forum debate: toning it down

In a world in which many people believe that there is such thing as an "alternative fact" or "alternative theory" the idea absolutely breaks down... best regards Thomas I suppose that's where reasoned debate and explaining can win the day, but, as we've seen again time and time ...

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by Braybuddy
Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Forum debate: toning it down
Replies: 6
Views: 775

Forum debate: toning it down

https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-48579597
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Not a bad idea at all, fair play to the guy. Could it work on here or is it too late?
https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-48579597

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by Braybuddy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Condor resumes FRA-MSY with all-LGBT crewed Pride flight
Replies: 40
Views: 5363

Re: Condor resumes FRA-MSY with all-LGBT crewed Pride flight

This is 2019. We need to get over ourselves.

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by Braybuddy
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 5909

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

I've said it before; I'll say it again: There are two kinds of countries: Those that use the metric system and those that have landed men on the moon. :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: I have to hand it to the US for sticking this one out. Aren't we all supposed to be supporting diver...

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by Braybuddy
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 71
Views: 4775

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

I've been to L.A. many times, but only once to San Fran, so I suppose that answers your question.

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by Braybuddy
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate
Replies: 105
Views: 4287

Re: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate

What's not enough is pointing fingers and demanding others take action. These students are all for action as long as it doesn't invonvenience them or cost them anything , otherwise their strikes risk being seen as kids just bunking off school. Part in bold is just your wishful thinking. It's anothe...

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by Braybuddy
Fri May 31, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate
Replies: 105
Views: 4287

Re: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate

And that just isn't enough. As others have already pointed out: serious measures need to be taken, and only the governments of this world can take them. THAT is what these young people are taking to the streets for, for the governments to take THAT action. What's not enough is pointing fingers and ...

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by Braybuddy
Thu May 30, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate
Replies: 105
Views: 4287

Re: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate

And who says they're not? 'Leading by example' doesn't need to mean 'live like a caveman' as you appear to imply. It can mean simple things like using public transport or cycling instead of driving where and when possible, recycling, etc. Which is what most people in developed countries do automati...

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by Braybuddy
Thu May 30, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate
Replies: 105
Views: 4287

Re: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate

That's the typical BS strawman response. These kids aren't advocating going back to the stone age and abolishing all technology that could possibly contribute to pollution. They're merely aiming a little bit higher than the politicians are right now. They're asking the environment is taken seriousl...

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by Braybuddy
Thu May 30, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate
Replies: 105
Views: 4287

Re: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate

Rare metals in handheld electronics and passenger aircraft emissions are a drop in the bucket compared to rainforest clearing for livestock in Indonesia/Brazil and the general global appetite for horizontal agriculture. Emphasis should be on the top priorities. But we're being lectured to daily to ...

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by Braybuddy
Thu May 30, 2019 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate
Replies: 105
Views: 4287

Re: Kids Calling Out Leadership Failure on Climate

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... ta-centres
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I presume these same kids will now be persuading their parents to forego their annual family holidays abroad and insisting on staycations instead. Not to mention giving up their smartphones:
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... ta-centres

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by Braybuddy
Mon May 20, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q2 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 3083

Re: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q2 2019

Braybuddy. Welcome back. A quick 34 years I bet. Nice job with the 911 Memorial pictures. They say it all. I have not been back since it was finished. I see the new observation deck, did you climb to the top? It sure looks interesting. I think it is a clever design. I hope you had a good bite of th...

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by Braybuddy
Sat May 18, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q2 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 3083

Re: Non-Av Pic Thread, Q2 2019

I was shocked to realise it had been 34 years since I'd been to New York, so another bite of the Big Apple was long overdue: https://i.imgur.com/CISxt5Y.jpg https://i.imgur.com/3f6O1xh.jpg https://i.imgur.com/ogN0BAF.jpg https://i.imgur.com/sbeNhvF.jpg https://i.imgur.com/y78fPdn.jpg https://i.imgur...

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