Search found 14090 matches

by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1852
Views: 117135

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Well BoJo wanted to study the variants in situ so he needed them to spread first... Will the Indian variant become the UK variant 2.0 ?

I've seen that Ohio will give 1 million dollars to 5 vaccinated people, crazy ! Maybe others will follow, it's probably a good idea.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorist Attack at Kabul School
Replies: 15
Views: 615

Re: Terrorist Attack at Kabul School

Braybuddy : so you think law abiding, successful Black American people don't resent the police treating Black people badly, even if it's not them personally ? And it is them personally anyway, driving a nice car while Black ? Suspicious. Entering a nice home while Black ? Suspicious. Remember the pr...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 150
Views: 5372

Re: Another Powderkeg in Israel

Israeli courts are generally not considered to be fully secular. It seems dubious at best to suggest Palestinians should simply trust such institutions to be fair arbiters when Israel already disregards both multiple UN resolutions and int’l law. ...which is / was not created by Israel and they are...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ron DeSantis 2024
Replies: 35
Views: 1073

Re: Ron DeSantis 2024

There was a Florida man that could have been an OK president instead of Trump, aside from the dynastic issue : Jeb Bush. Of course he's not really from Florida. His brother who was president did play the "Florida man president" quite well I thought.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2021 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 51
Views: 2385

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

How many are hating the checks they're getting from Biden ? The GOP is bragging about what's in the plan despite having voted against it, it passed without a single GOP vote. As for Trump in prison, QAnon fanatics would claim he got had by the deep state, that wouldn't necessarily help matters. Him ...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Fri May 14, 2021 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm in Crypto Now
Replies: 48
Views: 2110

Re: I'm in Crypto Now

Enjoying your first dip ?

Jump to post
by Aesma
Thu May 13, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US fuel pipeline cyber-attack, fuel shortages maybe
Replies: 36
Views: 1636

Re: US fuel pipeline cyber-attack, fuel shortages maybe

No the electrical grid is more vulnerable than the pipeline. Okie But you can make your own electricity. Gas, not really. There is wood gas(isfier) around: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wood_gas#Internal_combustion_engine Lots of use to the end of WWII here. I'm not sure it would be easy to make on...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Thu May 13, 2021 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 16
Views: 719

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Who is preventing them to create the fraud after the fact ?

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 150
Views: 5372

Re: Rocket attacks in Israel

Of course the Evangelicals are raging antisemites that don't see Jews as humans either, just pigs to get slaughtered when the rapture happens...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing
Replies: 56
Views: 3119

Re: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing

I doubt Gates diddled girls but I'm allowing to be surprised on that. He's a very calculated individual (as some here suggest by saying he wants to take over the world or something) so I can't imagine he would do that without holding all the cards. He's no Trump.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The death of the 'Golden Globe' awards ?
Replies: 9
Views: 604

Re: The death of the 'Golden Globe' awards ?

First time I hear about the "Hollywood Foreign Press Association". I must say the concept is a bit strange, you must be a foreigner writing for foreign newspapers, but live in LA. You must become an American, basically, but still have a "foreign view" ? Lately, if they gave the a...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US fuel pipeline cyber-attack, fuel shortages maybe
Replies: 36
Views: 1636

Re: US fuel pipeline cyber-attack, fuel shortages maybe

They are taken seriously in many organizations ,but some organizations just sit there and leave things open. In many cases it is due to employees falling for Phishing scams( emails, or links) that can run and work over open ports in the network, which allow criminals to take control. A wide open ne...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Air France ordered to stand trial over AF447 crash
Replies: 38
Views: 6921

Re: Airbus and Air France ordered to stand trial over AF447 crash

Seeing the victims' families tearing up at the announcement is very sad. They really think this will bring them some peace, I doubt it will. We're 12 years after the accident, we know the causes, we know the main culprit died with their loved ones... AF or Airbus getting at worst fines (which will b...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 150
Views: 5372

Re: Rocket attacks in Israel

Plenty of Americans on this site talk about the second amendment, the right to rebel against government, etc. But of course if they were living in Gaza they would want to be nice with Israel and sign deals ?

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 51
Views: 2385

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

I doubt the party will explode or if would have done so already. Now if the midterms are a GOP bloodbath, then yes.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US fuel pipeline cyber-attack, fuel shortages maybe
Replies: 36
Views: 1636

Re: US fuel pipeline cyber-attack, fuel shortages maybe

Okie wrote:
Aesma wrote:
Did Tesla see a surge in orders ?


No the electrical grid is more vulnerable than the pipeline.

Okie


But you can make your own electricity. Gas, not really.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US fuel pipeline cyber-attack, fuel shortages maybe
Replies: 36
Views: 1636

Re: US fuel pipeline cyber-attack, fuel shortages maybe

Did Tesla see a surge in orders ?

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 150
Views: 5372

Re: Rocket attacks in Israel

As for Biden, did he make promises regarding Israel ?

Trump did. He promised the end of the conflict. The deal of the century, or whatever hyperbole. Good job.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Wed May 12, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 150
Views: 5372

Re: Rocket attacks in Israel

The eviction decisions are asinine since of course Palestinian claims on vast swaths of the country of Israel are never enforced... It only works one way. What's mine is mine and what's yours is mine, too. Israel, the country for the Jews, that Jews don't really support anymore. Quite the feat you h...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 150
Views: 5372

Re: Another Powderkeg in Israel

Israel, the country for the Jews, that Jews don't really support anymore. Quite the feat you have to admit. My brother has married a Jewish woman, Israel is a subject best avoided...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Tue May 11, 2021 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How upset are airports that spent massive $$$ on a380 infrastructure?
Replies: 68
Views: 11688

Re: How upset are airports that spent massive $$$ on a380 infrastructure?

asuflyer wrote:
The A350-1000 has lots of taxiway restrictions at many airports even though it is still classified at as CODE E aircraft.


The 777W is/was also a runway/taxiway breaker that caused airports to upgrade things.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 84
Views: 4453

Re: United States Mass Shooting Thread

Vests seem like a better solution. Yes I mean bulletproof vests. You already have armor plates for kids' backpacks so it's not that far.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn
Replies: 39
Views: 1859

Re: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn

I didn't say they can have sex, but it doesn't fall under the new law, so it isn't rape, it's not sexual assault either, it's something below that. Also minors are judged as minors in France so it would lower the penalty further. I'm only talking about a "consensual" relationship, which is...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours
Replies: 144
Views: 18897

Re: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours

We need an all of the above strategy. Whataboutisms are just that, a way to not do anything. As for a catastrophe impending, to each their own. Seeing species disappear, beaches disappear, glaciers disappear, is catastrophic to me, even though it doesn't prevent human life. Humans can live in concre...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2021 9:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1383
Views: 74300

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Some doctors are now confident they can catch and treat correctly the rare cases of thrombosis caused by the AZ vaccine. In France a 24yo medical student was killed by this, so that has caused a lot of concern, if even someone in the medical field couldn't understand what was happening, nor get life...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn
Replies: 39
Views: 1859

Re: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn

About age of consent, there has just been a change in France, well the age hasn't changed (to some feminists' despair), it's still 15, but something similar to "statutory rape" was introduced... To use the word "rape" is outrageous. Just like in India. The feminists wanted the a...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?
Replies: 76
Views: 3818

Re: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?

I was not following this back then so I didn't realize that the last election for the Scottish parliament were before the Brexit referendum ! So yes the SNP advocated for independence, but back then that wasn't on the cards for voters. Here that was clearly what the campaign was about, and people vo...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Mon May 10, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?
Replies: 76
Views: 3818

Re: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?

moo : I have the exact opposite opinion (as an outsider). I'm against independence, because I don't like countries breaking up, and it gives ideas to others (including in my country). However I think a referendum has to happen in Scotland. I don't think there would be another one quickly after that ...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sun May 09, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?
Replies: 76
Views: 3818

Re: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?

So, are you for or against a referendum ?

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sun May 09, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1852
Views: 117135

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Did the UK reopen too quickly/strongly ? Rt is reaching 1 any minute now :

Image

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sun May 09, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn
Replies: 39
Views: 1859

Re: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn

About age of consent, there has just been a change in France, well the age hasn't changed (to some feminists' despair), it's still 15, but something similar to "statutory rape" was introduced, which didn't exist before. Basically if an adult had sex with a 14yo, and nobody complained, noth...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sun May 09, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?
Replies: 81
Views: 4961

Re: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?

A school for girls has been bombed in Kabul with at least 50 dead. https://choice.npr.org/index.html?origin=https://www.npr.org/2021/05/08/995053653/bombing-near-kabul-school-kills-at-least-30-many-of-them-girls I wonder if we should offer asylum to all Afghans, but only women and girls. Let the men...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sun May 09, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Real ID in USA for domestic travel
Replies: 45
Views: 2324

Re: Real ID in USA for domestic travel

Here in France the equivalent of the DMVs have been closed, I just learned. Well the buildings and staff still exist because they do plenty other things, being basically the "federal building" closest to your home, but nothing to do with cars anymore. We never needed to renew driver's lice...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sun May 09, 2021 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?
Replies: 76
Views: 3818

Re: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?

The main issue of these elections was if a nationalist majority would emerge in Scotland and ask for a referendum, and that happened, so we'll see how he deals with it.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sun May 09, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dassault to launch Falcon 10X
Replies: 60
Views: 9661

Re: Dassault to launch Falcon 10X

It's missing an engine, and that's all I have to say about it. If it makes money for them so that the trijets continue, good.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sat May 08, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I'm in Crypto Now
Replies: 48
Views: 2110

Re: I'm in Crypto Now

I wouldn't say it is a scheme. But it is worth pointing out that it is only worth what people are willing to pay for it, no different than stocks. Crypto is different from stocks. It’s worse. With a stock you are buying an ownership share in an operating company. If the company is profitable a rati...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sat May 08, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1852
Views: 117135

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Nice dig at Biden from Macron : stop export bans before talking about waiving patents.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sat May 08, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man barely survives freak accident with RN-50
Replies: 13
Views: 2446

Re: Man barely survives freak accident with RN-50

However if you do a drive by with this, how many homes can the bullet go through ?

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sat May 08, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing
Replies: 56
Views: 3119

Re: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing

The reasons people do something don't really matter. Is it good or bad is all that matters. The B&M fundation might not always do good, but it seems to do alright. When I look at billionaires who spend their money buying politicians to get tax cuts and screw over the average people, I know who I...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sat May 08, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation
Replies: 200
Views: 9270

Re: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation

This is where they lost people too. The Democrats it's obvious want to drag out this crisis they are getting things they never would have gotten otherwise. A lot of conservative people see this and how the goalposts keep changing and gives conservatives more reason to distrust what is being said an...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Sat May 08, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation
Replies: 200
Views: 9270

Re: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation

Well with the amount of people who got the Pfizer at least, it's more tested than most drugs that have been out decades.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Fri May 07, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Deadly Mexico City Metro collapse
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Deadly Mexico City Metro collapse

The question is was the bridge checked correctly after the earthquake. And also was it conceived and built right.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Fri May 07, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?
Replies: 76
Views: 3818

Re: The end of the premiership of mr. Johnson?

In 2019 they only held it because there was a Brexit party candidate that spoiled the Tories, otherwise they would have lost it then.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Fri May 07, 2021 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man barely survives freak accident with RN-50
Replies: 13
Views: 2446

Re: Man barely survives freak accident with RN-50

I'm not a gun nut but I've seen 50 cal guns before and this looks very flimsy, like a home made thing.

Jump to post
by Aesma
Thu May 06, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing
Replies: 56
Views: 3119

Re: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing

All you single people out there, here's your chance. I suspect it is about Bill and Melinda wanting to play the field a bit before their innings end. I look forward to seeing Bill with some disgustingly young hotties. Hey, being one of the richest men alive has to have some perks, no? He was a bill...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Thu May 06, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: International Olympic Committee request Japanese nurses filling Olympic duty amid pandemic emergency declaration
Replies: 22
Views: 1173

Re: International Olympic Committee request Japanese nurses filling Olympic duty amid pandemic emergency declaration

Still does not mean that the IOC can push through what they want. Well Japan wanted the games, and got them in a competitive bid. Winning that means you have tons of obligations. Nobody forced Japan to do it. Clearly with insight it was a bit of a strange idea from a country with more and more old ...

Jump to post
by Aesma
Thu May 06, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation
Replies: 200
Views: 9270

Re: Herd Immunity Losing Out To Vaccine Hesitation and Virus Mutation

That depends on how much breeding ground you want the Virus to have to stumble on a mutation that the vaccines don´t protect against and start all over, lock down and all. Measles don´t mutate, at least not without becoming ineffective, the Corona virus does, and there are strains that make vaccine...

Jump to post