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by casinterest
Sun Apr 18, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Subliminal

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by casinterest
Sun Apr 18, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion about elite universities like Caltech and MIT eliminating SAT admission test due to COVID?
Replies: 34
Views: 1215

Re: Opinion about elite universities like Caltech and MIT eliminating SAT admission test due to COVID?

The Problem with the SAT and ACT is that there are ways to game it by teaching for the test, rather than teaching on broad knowledge and application. The Advanced Math is there to trick folks, and the Advanced Language skills are so focused that they barely have application anywhere else. I could h...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion about elite universities like Caltech and MIT eliminating SAT admission test due to COVID?
Replies: 34
Views: 1215

Re: Opinion about elite universities like Caltech and MIT eliminating SAT admission test due to COVID?

The Problem with the SAT and ACT is that there are ways to game it by teaching for the test, rather than teaching on broad knowledge and application. The Advanced Math is there to trick folks, and the Advanced Language skills are so focused that they barely have application anywhere else. I could ha...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 1822

Re: United States Mass Shooting Thread

Another mass murder brought to you by the NRA and GOP. Let's allow more guns and less mental care to see how much further we can get. Nothing but gaslighting. What does the NRA have to do with someone committing this crime? Nothing. Can we stop with the hyperbole. The NRA takes money to fund coward...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 46
Views: 2913

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

US now in 5th week of below average excess deaths https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/excess_deaths.htm https://public.tableau.com/views/COVID_excess_mort_withcauses_04142021/WeeklyExcessDeaths?:embed=y&:jsdebug=y&:toolbar=n&:tabs=n&:display_count=n&:origin=viz_share_link...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

marriage

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: School Shooting in Knoxville, Tennessee
Replies: 6
Views: 643

Re: School Shooting in Knoxville, Tennessee

So new update. https://twitter.com/OpossumPress/status/1382666366877114371 Not sure about the student unarmed part, but there are apparently three video cameras that will tell us the full story. We will have to wait on those. The officer was shot in the hip ( perhaps their own gun?) during scuffle ....

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine
Replies: 119
Views: 8842

Re: 49% of GOP men won't take vaccine

https://abc7chicago.com/10515380/

Looks like some counties out there, mostly correlating with Red Counties are hesitant to take the vaccine. I guess these folks don't want jobs or the ability to take vacations.
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https://abc7chicago.com/10515380/

Looks like some counties out there, mostly correlating with Red Counties are hesitant to take the vaccine. I guess these folks don't want jobs or the ability to take vacations.

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United States Mass Shooting Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 1822

Re: United States Mass Shooting Thread

Another mass murder brought to you by the NRA and GOP. Let's allow more guns and less mental care to see how much further we can get.

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strange business names
Replies: 41
Views: 1695

Re: Strange business names

There's steakhouse chain called Ruth's Chris Steakhouse - doesn't make any sense to me. What's a "Chris Steakhouse" and why is it Ruth's? There is an answer . https://ruthschris.net/about-us/ruths-story/#:~:text=Over%20four%20decades%20ago%2C%20Ruth,%E2%80%9CRuth's%20Chris%20Steak%20House...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?
Replies: 56
Views: 2050

Re: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?

I do worry about the future of the Region. The Taliban is still highly active and a strong force, but at the end of the day, I think Russia and the US have given over 40 years to a cause that is only winnable from the internal side. https://www.politico.com/news/2021/04/15/pentagon-afghanistan-troop...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 148
Views: 8182

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

Chauvin is invoking the fifth. That is not the strategy I would expect from a man who swore an oath to uphold the law. https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/derek-chauvin-trial-04-15-21/h_c21bb7972f1340ec453d633bc80bc6c8 Defense attorney Eric Nelson just explained to his client that he has the right to ...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Japanese Researchers Recommend Against Holding This Summer's Olympics
Replies: 17
Views: 949

Re: Japanese Researchers Recommend Against Holding This Summer's Olympics

I am not sure what can occur here. The Games and their preparations are occurring on the edge of the vaccine rollout. As many have stated, some countries may not be as prepared as others to compete by then. I think by 2022 though, the games can go on. The Winter Games in Beijing to me are more of a ...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 148
Views: 8182

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

extender wrote:
Some people just have no clue as to what our rights really are.


Please quote your context, or are you posting on the wrong thread?

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 148
Views: 8182

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

Chauvin is invoking the fifth. That is not the strategy I would expect from a man who swore an oath to uphold the law. https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/derek-chauvin-trial-04-15-21/h_c21bb7972f1340ec453d633bc80bc6c8 Defense attorney Eric Nelson just explained to his client that he has the right to t...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

Did I ever say it wasn't? I was merely saying that a person facing years in prison if they are arrested, isn't going to go calmly because the officer had empathy for them. It depends on training ,and recognizing what is going on. Years in Prison is for the judge and jury to decide. The police offic...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NRA bankruptcy trial
Replies: 16
Views: 1329

Re: NRA bankruptcy trial

Stating that everytown.org is a safety advocacy group is about safety, is saying planned parenthood is pro-life. It is gun control. plain and simple. They are a far bit better than the National Russian Artifice that is the NRA. Do you really think your name game makes a thread better? Seriously. Th...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

People who are looking at years in jail don't care about empathy. Jail is about Rehab. You don't make things better by being cruel. Empathy is about establishing working relationships, and it is something strongly lacking in many jurisdictions due to the fact that many cops do not live where they p...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Annihilation

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NRA bankruptcy trial
Replies: 16
Views: 1329

Re: NRA bankruptcy trial

Just to be clear either way everytown.org is a gun safety advocacy group saying they have 6 million members. Stating that everytown.org is a safety advocacy group is about safety, is saying planned parenthood is pro-life. It is gun control. plain and simple. They are a far bit better than the Natio...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 114
Views: 7934

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

NIKV69 wrote:
casinterest wrote:
If Gaetz had morals he would have resigned already. He is just pushing as far as he can, outside the law.


He probably watched how King Cuomo is handling things.



King Cuomo? you really do not understand the constitution do you?

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

2. We still need escalation training. We have people that are going to flee, but they are less likely to do it if they have some understanding with the officers and see a bit of empathy from them. People who are looking at years in jail don't care about empathy. Jail is about Rehab. You don't make ...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety
Replies: 114
Views: 7934

Re: Florida's Rep. Gaetz Under Investigation For Underage Impropriety

If Gaetz had morals he would have resigned already. He is just pushing as far as he can, outside the law.

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

You seem to be conflating two things. No one here is arguing that Wright should have been shot. But tazing him definitely would have been appropriate given the circumstances. Yes, this cop made a terrible error....that doesn't mean that cops should just routinely let people go when they try to resi...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

How do you de-escalate someone who won't be taken into custody because they know with warrants they are going to jail? How do you de-escalate this person who jumps in his car and guns it and drags a police officer and puts the others in danger? I am seeing a lot of posts here that are code for just...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

Training on deescalating issues needs to be done. Training on arresting a suspect and keeping them away from the door to a vehicle. Training on figuring out what a taser is and is not. Many lives were ruined over this, and lessons are not just about police compliance. How do you de-escalate someone...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

extender wrote:
Oh dear, leave it to some to throw the race card out where it doesn't exist; "thug" has been around since at least 1810. Mistakes, absolutely, but Wright was a product of his culture.



And more generalized racism with your "culture" remark.

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

And so it doesn't get swept under the rug,by our friends advocating gun control, the thug mentality probably had nothing to do with this predisposition to police encounters. When you have folks that dehumanize every criminal, those folks should not be in police work. Generalizing does not help with...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

extender wrote:
casinterest wrote:
Planes are a lot easier, except when the data is bad.


What is this, gibberish?



You have never heard of bad inputs? Or maybe the whole 737 max?

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

Apples and oranges. Until airplanes start developing minds of their own, they are predictable. People are not. Wasn't twenty one yet, and being in possession of one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgH1hVJYaL0 There's part of your gun problem right there People are not predictable, and that is the ...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

How about people stop being stupid? Some people over-complicate things. Some people over simplify things because they can't deal with complications when things do not go the way they are expected too. There are complex issues with people that sometimes require more training. Remember. Pilots spend ...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

All sorts of wrongs in this arrest. The PD training does need to be revamped. All of this comes down to. An air freshener leads to Manslaughter death by Gun. The people in Minnesota have a right to be angry about all of this. There is no logical reason for a stop other than profiling, and there is ...

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Catapult

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by casinterest
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 113
Views: 4493

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

All sorts of wrongs in this arrest. The PD training does need to be revamped. All of this comes down to. An air freshener leads to Manslaughter death by Gun. The people in Minnesota have a right to be angry about all of this. There is no logical reason for a stop other than profiling, and there is n...

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Snoopy

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Oil

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Hamburger

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by casinterest
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1581
Views: 96994

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Interesting notes out of Israel where roughly 55% are fully vaccinated. The number of cases and percent positive are plummeting. https://www.timesofisrael.com/serious-covid-cases-fall-below-300-for-first-time-since-early-december/ This is why we all need to get vaccinated. Here are hospitalizations...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1581
Views: 96994

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Interesting notes out of Israel where roughly 55% are fully vaccinated. The number of cases and percent positive are plummeting. https://www.timesofisrael.com/serious-covid-cases-fall-below-300-for-first-time-since-early-december/ evel in over four months on Wednesday, as the coronavirus pandemic co...

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by casinterest
Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Landing

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by casinterest
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 3974

Re: That Didn't Take Long

:checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: They odds more if not all of them would still be alive would be high. The odds are near zero. Name one mass shooting where someone was carrying a concealed weapon and it didn't stop the shooter in their tracks before law enforcement arrived. So everyone has to we...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 3974

Re: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting

Deflection? When people snap bystanders sometimes are killed. I am guessing it's something along the lines of the Fedex judge thing. Funny how this wasn't called a mass shooting. https://www.fox13news.com/news/fbi-federal-judge-son-killed-husband-injured-by-mens-rights-lawyer-dressed-as-fedex-drive...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 3974

Re: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting

The title of this thread is not correct. It isn't a mass shooting. CNN is using this tactic of now calling all gun crime a mass shooting. It was a murder suicide and I would wait for the facts to come out I bet it wasn't random. Explain why Children and the HVAC employees were killed. Deflection? W...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 3974

Re: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting

NIKV69 wrote:
The title of this thread is not correct. It isn't a mass shooting. CNN is using this tactic of now calling all gun crime a mass shooting. It was a murder suicide and I would wait for the facts to come out I bet it wasn't random.



Explain why Children and the HVAC employees were killed.

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting
Replies: 85
Views: 3974

Re: Former NFL player kills five in latest US mass shooting

Looks like mental illness and some serious issues to examine. The NRA will go silent for awhile and then gear back up. The HVAC worker, the Grandkids, the Doctor and his wife were all killed. One HVAC technician still is in the hospital. https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/crime/rock-hill-shooting-hva...

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 105
Views: 2958

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Salary

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by casinterest
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1581
Views: 96994

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Hold the horses: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2021/04/08/covid-news-michigan-variants-vaccine-passport/7126994002/ It sounds like it was dizziness and nausea, which according to the doctor interviewed above are to be expected. The mass media industry needs to stop using the vaccine ef...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1581
Views: 96994

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

There are stories out today about adverse reactions to the J&J shot. Sites are shut down in Denver and Raleigh. Do we have a bad batch? https://www.foxbusiness.com/healthcare/colorado-vaccination-adverse-reactions-johnson-johnson "Following the administration of the J&J vaccine and dur...

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by casinterest
Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 148
Views: 8182

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

Who cares? Actually, you wrote "Who Cares?" It will be interesting how the defense refutes all of this. The defense doesn't have to refute it, they have to create reasonable doubt. No, that was rhetorical to yours. However the defense is going to have a hard time creating reasonable doubt...

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