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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 75 years ago...Hiroshima
Replies: 44
Views: 1239

Re: 75 years ago...Hiroshima

I was kinda hoping this topic was already started. Just watched Mark Felton's latest release on YouTube. He has endless World War II stories I've never heard of, including this one: how the British prepared to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Dude is amazing in what he turns up. Anyway... I poste...

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Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 22365

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

http://covidsilverbullet.com/

Case Study and Protocols

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GHHULmkZgw
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Texas Doctor Richard Bartlett's Covid treatment with Budesonide and a nebulizer

http://covidsilverbullet.com/

Case Study and Protocols

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GHHULmkZgw

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Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Douglas Hitting Hawaii
Replies: 3
Views: 398

Re: Hurricane Douglas Hitting Hawaii

Dr. Levi Cowan creates videos and blogs pertaining to tropical cyclones, primarily hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. Posts occasionally concern other, non-tropical weather events around the world. Levi has a Ph.D. in meteorology from Florida State University. His YouTube channel is Tropical Tidbits....

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Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3660

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

No other country in the world would get so wound up about the flag or anthem. I can’t think of any Football league in Europe that performs the national anthem, a flag waving ceremony or a military worship ceremony before a domestic league match. That’s something you find in the USA. The levels of p...

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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End of an era: Last Qantas 747 retired today
Replies: 119
Views: 20681

Re: End of an era: Last Qantas 747 retired today

What / when was the last Qantas regularly scheduled passenger flight originating out of Australia?

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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 457
Views: 217604

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Dallas Love Field To Test Thermal Screening Initiative For COVID-19 https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2020/07/22/dallas-love-field-to-test-thermal-screening-initiative-covid-19/ Dallas Love Field will be testing a thermal screening initiative for Southwest Airlines passengers as the COVID-19 pandemic continu...

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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End of an era: Last Qantas 747 retired today
Replies: 119
Views: 20681

Re: End of an era: Last Qantas 747 retired today

The 747 was used in the inaugural Flights from SYD-DFW, until the A380's took over for the non-stop returns.

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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Jul 23, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US State Dept orders Chinese consulate in Houston closed
Replies: 57
Views: 2693

Re: US State Dept orders Chinese consulate in Houston closed

The last time a consulate/embassy in the US was found burning documents in the yard was in 1941. The country was Japan.

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 416
Views: 22365

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ4Epf8i1uk
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Dr. Hansen discusses the evidence for the airborne transmission of Covid-19. I think it is airborne, and that people can get it by someone else breathing into their eyes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ4Epf8i1uk

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?
Replies: 59
Views: 2978

Re: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?

Native American son of Redskins logo designer says it's not offensive, calls the change 'hard' The Redskins logo is a sense of pride to the Native American Tribe who created the team logo, the son of the designer says. https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/washington-redskins-name-change-bittersweet-for...

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Madam Arrested
Replies: 100
Views: 5437

Re: Epstein Madam Arrested

https://www.tatler.com/article/ghislain ... ons-prison

Well, at least she hasn't done herself in like Hermann Göring, with a cyanide pill.
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Ghislaine Maxwell deemed suicide-risk and made to wear paper clothes

https://www.tatler.com/article/ghislain ... ons-prison

Well, at least she hasn't done herself in like Hermann Göring, with a cyanide pill.

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: India - China clashes at the top of the world
Replies: 48
Views: 3159

Re: India - China clashes at the top of the world

This video from Defense Updates gives details about the Indian-Chinese clash that I hadn't heard fleshed out before. They also include file photographs of the different Indian army components that took part in the response to the initial surprise attack by the Chinese. https://www.youtube.com/watch?...

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player posts Hitler quote on social media
Replies: 13
Views: 928

Re: NFL player posts Hitler quote on social media

LittleFokker wrote:
Is that even a real quote? Hitler, who claimed the Arayan race was the superior one, hated white Jews because black people were the real children of God? This is inconsistent with what I know about Hitler.


Is the book's name and author that had the Hitler quote been mentioned???

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EMT Breonna Taylor Death by Police the Result of a Re-Gentrification Plan Gone Wrong
Replies: 46
Views: 1717

Re: EMT Breonna Taylor Death by Police the Result of a Re-Gentrification Plan Gone Wrong

Here are the very real issues going on . https://abcnews.go.com/US/timeline-inside-investigation-breonna-taylors-killing-aftermath/story?id=71217247 May 22 Commonwealth Attorney Tom Wine announces that the charges against Kenneth Walker have been temporarily dismissed as the FBI, Department of Just...

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Confederate Monuement in Dallas Removed
Replies: 17
Views: 1107

Re: Confederate Monuement in Dallas Removed

[l The United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) The Children of the Confederacy, also known as the CofC, is an auxiliary organization to the UDC. The official name is Children of the Confederacy of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. It comprises children from birth through the time of the Ch...

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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Confederate Monuement in Dallas Removed
Replies: 17
Views: 1107

Re: Confederate Monuement in Dallas Removed

The monument was built in the late 19th century at another location in Dallas, but was moved to it's current location in 1961. Which begs the rhetorical question what was going on in the late 19th century. From Wikipedia: The monument was designed by Frank Teich, who in 1896 was made an honorary me...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Confederate Monuement in Dallas Removed
Replies: 17
Views: 1107

Re: Confederate Monuement in Dallas Removed

I look at the bright side. At least we are making room for truly good people to memorialize. There are far too many folks that cling to the heritage of hate than the heritage of honor. There should be more statues of people that helped American move forward. Then more statues of Donald Trump!! (Aft...

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Confederate Monuement in Dallas Removed
Replies: 17
Views: 1107

Re: Confederate Monuement in Dallas Removed

I'm glad another enemy of the Untied States monument has been removed.

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: India - China clashes at the top of the world
Replies: 48
Views: 3159

Re: India - China clashes at the top of the world

Amid border dispute with China, Indian defence forces get powers to buy critical weapons, ammunition https://aninews.in/news/national/general-news/amid-border-dispute-with-china-defence-forces-get-powers-to-buy-critical-weapons-ammunition-upto-rs-500-crore-per-acquisition20200621164925/ The Air Forc...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID Masks: What kind do you have? - Or: why not wear one?
Replies: 47
Views: 2030

Re: COVID Masks: What kind do you have? - Or: why not wear one?

I have about 5 or 6, keep a few in my car, all custom made, different colors, no special theme, wash daily. I do notice that a few are made where the upper section by the nose has a peak to allow easier breathing while others are made with no distinction of upper or lower, probably just poorly cut....

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by DIRECTFLT
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID Masks: What kind do you have? - Or: why not wear one?
Replies: 47
Views: 2030

Re: COVID Masks: What kind do you have? - Or: why not wear one?

I'm still using the surgical masks I bought at CVS. But I don't dispose of them after each use. I'm quite tired of wearing the masks. To breate fresh air, I pull the mask down under my nose. I forget to bring my mask to wear in the supermarket today. It felt so liberating not wearing the mask. I was...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: India - China clashes at the top of the world
Replies: 48
Views: 3159

Re: India - China clashes at the top of the world

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05JbEit_7Zw
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Indian troops were unarmed who went to check on the supposed Chinese withdrawal at Patrol Point 14 and were met with Chinese armed with rods and barbed wire...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05JbEit_7Zw

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: India - China clashes at the top of the world
Replies: 48
Views: 3159

Re: India - China clashes at the top of the world

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZ0hFpPZAFI
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Gravitas is quick to clarify the Indian military deaths are KIA, and are not "martyrs" as the India Today Network was quick to proclaim.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZ0hFpPZAFI

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: India - China clashes at the top of the world
Replies: 48
Views: 3159

Re: India - China clashes at the top of the world

Clashes now have 43 China Military dead, and 20 Indian Military dead India shows it can and will match whatever aggression China brings to this region. China, being China, has not acknowledged their casualties. Reports are that the deaths were from hand to hand fighting with stones and sticks with b...

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Public Transit in the U.S. Buff it or kill it?
Replies: 100
Views: 3887

Re: Public Transit in the U.S. Buff it or kill it?

It would be nice to have something like a "West-Coast High Speed Rail" that travels from San Diego all the way to Seattle, or even Vancouver. And also some frequent train service between the major cities in Texas and Florida. Way too expensive, as Cali has proved to the cost of, what, $70...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Public Transit in the U.S. Buff it or kill it?
Replies: 100
Views: 3887

Re: Public Transit in the U.S. Buff it or kill it?

Personal and Business travel is highly over-rated. For the sake of the environment, we should learn to interact with most others from our home, through video conferencing. So money should be spent by the the Govt. to wire every home with HS Internet.

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by DIRECTFLT
Tue Jun 09, 2020 5:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16349

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

https://www.yahoo.com/news/public-bathr ... 00949.html
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BEWARE the toilet plume ! ! ! Commercial building's toilets can flush with a mighty swirl.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/public-bathr ... 00949.html

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34228

Re: Another day another police killing

The myth of police killings hashed out... These are just facts. Attack the facts if you will, but leave the attacks for source for another thread please. More whites are killed by police. There really isn't a the giant systemic racism problem in policing that the media touts. There are nuances, but ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 38-year-old deputy killed, 2 officers injured after ambush in Santa Cruz County
Replies: 18
Views: 1497

38-year-old deputy killed, 2 officers injured after ambush in Santa Cruz County

A Santa Cruz County deputy was shot and killed on Saturday afternoon, Sheriff Jim Hart said in a press conference Saturday evening. https://abc7news.com/authorities-responding-to-multiple-critical-incidents-in-santa-cruz-co/6235296/ The suspect needs to be put down. There is no mercy for this kind o...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump vows to end violence now
Replies: 171
Views: 9099

Re: Trump vows to end violence now

There was a large peaceful protest on the streets of downtown Dallas today. No violence to stop here.

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by DIRECTFLT
Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: India - China clashes at the top of the world
Replies: 48
Views: 3159

India - China clashes at the top of the world

China-India border: Why tensions are rising between the neighbours https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-52852509 The armies of the world's two most populous nations are locked in a tense face-off high in the Himalayas, which has the potential to escalate as they seek to further their strategic goals....

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16349

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LahT8PrRlx8
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Reuters reports on the retraction from the most honored and respected report believed by the Scientific community...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LahT8PrRlx8

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16349

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

https://www.thelancet.com/lancet/articl ... 3620313246

The Truth comes out...
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The Lancet Retraction

https://www.thelancet.com/lancet/articl ... 3620313246

The Truth comes out...

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16349

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

Heather Yourex-West explains why the respected medical journal The Lancet is retracting its well-publicized study on hydroxychloroquine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfj5lTdQVXM Oooooops! Article with sourced data about this: https://thefederalist.com/2020/06/04/lancet-formally-retracts-fake-hydr...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 16349

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

German Official Leaks Report Denouncing Corona as ‘A Global False Alarm’ https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2020/05/29/german-official-leaks-report-denouncing-corona-as-global-false-alarm/ Germany’s federal government and mainstream media are engaged in damage control after a report that challe...

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34228

Re: Another day another police killing

N583JB wrote:
We don't have to choose between anarchy and a police state.


Bingo!

You have to ask yourself, who, internationally and domestically, benefits from pitting the blacks against the whites, in the United States??

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34228

Re: Another day another police killing

Attorney General William P. Barr's Statement on Riots and Domestic Terrorism https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/attorney-general-william-p-barrs-statement-riots-and-domestic-terrorism Federal law enforcement actions will be directed at apprehending and charging the violent radical agitators who have hi...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sat May 30, 2020 5:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34228

Re: Another day another police killing

https://www.mystateline.com/news/national/medical-examiner-no-evidence-george-floyd-died-of-strangulation/ MINNESOTA, Minn. (WTVO) — Medical examiner: No evidence George Floyd died of strangulation The Hennepin County medical examiner said Floyd had underlying health conditions, including coronary a...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun May 24, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 44% of Republicans believe in Bill Gates microchip vaccine conspiracy.
Replies: 44
Views: 2159

Re: 44% of Republicans believe in Bill Gates microchip vaccine conspiracy.

What has happened to the world that this kind of nonsense thinking is becoming mainstream so rapidly? You expect to get the answer to an all-encompassing question like "What has happened to the world that this kind of nonsense thinking is becoming mainstream so rapidly?" I think it would ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun May 24, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 44% of Republicans believe in Bill Gates microchip vaccine conspiracy.
Replies: 44
Views: 2159

Re: 44% of Republicans believe in Bill Gates microchip vaccine conspiracy.

What has happened to the world that this kind of nonsense thinking is becoming mainstream so rapidly? You expect to get the answer to an all-encompassing question like "What has happened to the world that this kind of nonsense thinking is becoming mainstream so rapidly?" I think it would ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun May 24, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are there still American cities with police foot patrols ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1060

Re: Are there still American cities with police foot patrols ?

We've had bicycle patrols for years. 10 years ago, I saw a policeman patrolling outside an upscale strip mall at night on a motorized stand up people mover.

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri May 22, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting at Military Base in Corpus Christi
Replies: 5
Views: 688

Re: Shooting at Military Base in Corpus Christi

A shooting at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi appears to be terror related and the shooter is deceased and one person is still at large. One member of the naval security forces was injured and is in good condition. The base was put on lockdown after reports of an active shooter around 6:15 am ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Wed May 20, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 8847

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

Trump didn't call the nazis "very fine people". He said there were "very fine people on both sides" protesting in Charlottesville. He also unequivocally condemned neo-nazis in the aftermath of the attack. MAGA gear isn't nazi anymore than Obama gear is communist. Your examples a...

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon May 18, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Fred Willard
Replies: 2
Views: 384

Re: RIP Fred Willard

Fred Willard, will always be remembered by me as Jerry Hubbard, the sidekick announcer for Barth Gimble (Martin Mull) on Fernwood 2 Night, the Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman spinoff, from 1977.

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon May 18, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 197
Views: 8847

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

The Liberal media is using this killing of one person to be some kind of touchpoint. As a white person, I never see the media making any kind of "whites slayed by blacks" a touchpoint. They always rationalize there way around those stories. Ooooops, racism exists on both sides of the equat...

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by DIRECTFLT
Mon May 11, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 23887

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020

More jobs for Texas...Thanks !!! :D Elon Musk says will move Tesla out of California amid lockdown dispute https://www.businessinsider.com/california-assemblywoman-tweets-f-elon-musk-in-tesla-factory-row-2020-5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzrTCt3rH4k Difficult to imagine the cost of pulling up ...

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by DIRECTFLT
Sun May 10, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 23887

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020

https://www.businessinsider.com/califor ... row-2020-5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzrTCt3rH4k
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More jobs for Texas...Thanks !!! :D

Elon Musk says will move Tesla out of California amid lockdown dispute

https://www.businessinsider.com/califor ... row-2020-5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzrTCt3rH4k

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by DIRECTFLT
Sat May 09, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Little Richard: Rock 'n' roll pioneer dies
Replies: 7
Views: 406

Re: Little Richard: Rock 'n' roll pioneer dies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-iA9-D_Mbw
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My introduction to Rock'n'Roll, was by way of Paul McCartney & The Beatles in 1964. I love their cover of Little Richard! RIP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-iA9-D_Mbw

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by DIRECTFLT
Fri May 08, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Salon owner Shelley Luther released from jail
Replies: 54
Views: 1998

Re: Texas Salon owner Shelley Luther released from jail

May 8, 2020 Dallas, Texas salon owner Shelley Luther has become the face of the movement to free the nation from the oppressive lockdowns imposed by despotic governors and mayors. Former Congressman Allen West, a Texas Republican, likened Luther to Rosa Parks. “Shelley Luther is our modern-day Rosa ...

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