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by sierrakilo44
Sun Jun 20, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots
Replies: 46
Views: 2354

Re: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots

‘Merely asking questions’ is part of a strategy that right wing media, Fox in particular, has perfected. At the beginning of the day the host will ask some loaded question. The question does not matter, as long as it makes Trump/republicans look good and democrats look bad. An hour later, the next ...

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by sierrakilo44
Sun Jun 20, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

On the money and that is where they will likely find it. Maybe somebody went cave-diving or whatever. Hopefully, at some future date we do get some idea. SARS 1 took 15 years to fully identify. Ebola has existed for over 40 years yet the source has yet to be determined. But some think an “independe...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 221
Views: 17224

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

I can not see how this is not going to be rolled out. Keep in mind that Asian airlines already deploy auto-land and other automation more than other airlines. CX has an additional driver and that is to reduce reliance on foreign pilots/staff. Where’s your source for that auto land statistic? And wh...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

And yet none of these people are able to dismiss the idea that the jump happened naturally inside of the lab. They’re not talking about because statistically the probability is so low it’s now worth talking about it, despite what some sections of the media are now fantasising about. 1-7 million peo...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Jun 19, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

A professor of viral genomics, an evolutionary ecologist and 2 virologists quoted in an article in a conservative leaning UK paper state all the evidence points to a natural virus origin. Sorry to all the conspiracy theorists out there: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/s...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Jun 19, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

To loop this back to aviation, how would you explain Chinese internal control of movements in November and December while allowing international flights to continue into April 2020? Ahhhh the old “China banned domestic flights but allowed international flights out of Wuhan to deliberately spread th...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Jun 19, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots
Replies: 46
Views: 2354

Re: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots

A concern for me is that Sky News after dark, Murdoch's Australian conspiracists, seem to be building a US following via YT, with no control over what it can allege. As an Australian I know how frightening Sky News Australia’s influence can be. It was just revealed that one of the Australian Prime ...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Jun 19, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots
Replies: 46
Views: 2354

Re: Tucker Carlson and Right Wing Media Insinuate 'FBI Operatives' Behind Capitol Riots

That doorway was the "line in the sand". If it had been any other group apart from mostly white MAGA QAnoners and flag waving Trumpers they would’ve been riddled with bullets the second they crossed the police lines outside the building and there’s not a chance in hell they would’ve gotte...

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 221
Views: 17224

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

There's nothing the pilots can do that the computers couldn't do. Although there are many issues to discuss when it comes to single pilot ops, there are some that simply aren't applicable to the A350. Be very careful about making a prediction that a new piece of technology will be infallible and in...

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 221
Views: 17224

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

I think pilot shortages is what is driving this, so many people have left the industry for good during covid. The public dont see it as there isnt that much flying going on, I know from colleagues in other companies a lot of very experienced people have left the industry because of dumb government ...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed Jun 16, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 221
Views: 17224

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

This only works with the top pilots. Who are all-round strong. All airlines are also filled with lesser gods. There are pilots who on there own will deviate wrongly from their track to avoid thunderstorms. Which can quickly make your fuel run below needed arrival fuel. Just to give an example. Or n...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS
Replies: 221
Views: 17224

Re: CX Working With Airbus on Single-Pilot System for A350 With 2025 EIS

Maybe a FA can be some sort of “parapilot” like a really long bathroom break procedure. But one pilot alone in the cockpit seems idiotic. They would have to be trained, licenced, overseen, checked, recurrent trained, so why not just a pilot to begin with? Most FAs (no disrespect) don’t have the men...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 'Juneteenth', June 19th to become a US Federal Holiday
Replies: 29
Views: 1733

Re: 'Juneteenth', June 19th to become a US Federal Holiday

It will be interesting to see which states do not adopt Juneteenth, possibly arguing that date is tied to Texas emancipation. Arizona did not recognize MLK Jr. Day and lost the right to host the 1993 Super Bowl. It was not until 1996 that the Super Bowl came to Phoenix and was a demand to adopt MLK...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Jun 15, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Defies Doom With No. 1 U.S. Economy
Replies: 58
Views: 2114

Re: California Defies Doom With No. 1 U.S. Economy

Oh look, the Trump cheerleaders can't stand it when the number 1 economy in the US is in a "liberal state" Guess the fact that California has more conservatives than any other state doesn't matter to them as much as "Owning the libs" . Such fair weather folks those conservatives...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Won't Call Out China On Rights Abuses
Replies: 82
Views: 2861

Re: EU Won't Call Out China On Rights Abuses

They certainly don't use ridiculous 'news' outlets like Epoch Times, yes. Different priority and focus is mostly irrelevant - I first became aware of PRC human rights problems thanks to Amnesty events on my university campus in the late 90s. These organizations are consistently and prominently focu...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Won't Call Out China On Rights Abuses
Replies: 82
Views: 2861

Re: EU Won't Call Out China On Rights Abuses

A video from 2018 5 Countries Punished for Angering China https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2QoCrnuGko That YouTube channel is a part of the “Falun Gong” cult. They’re a wacky racist Chinese UFO cult that is so out there they make Scientologists seem normal. They believe modern science and technolog...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Jun 12, 2021 3:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Administration was the Deep State
Replies: 40
Views: 2206

Re: Trump's Administration was the Deep State

https://secondnexus.com/ken-paxton-trump-lost-texas
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The Texan GOP AG admitted that Biden would’ve won Texas had they not have successfully stopped mail in ballots from being sent out:



https://secondnexus.com/ken-paxton-trump-lost-texas

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Jun 12, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 80
Views: 3558

Re: Euros 2020 thread

I want to see England team winning Euro 2020 this time. England is overrated. Just because the Premier League is the biggest league in the world and English presenters dominate football media a lot of English think their team automatically qualifies as best in the world. Here’s a list of nations th...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021
Replies: 143
Views: 21756

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - June 2021

Rex update to ASX forecasts $15m loss, compared to previous break-even forecast. First loss for Rex for a long time, too, I think? https://cdn-api.markitdigital.com/apiman-gateway/ASX/asx-research/1.0/file/2924-02383084-2A1302750?access_token=83ff96335c2d45a094df02a206a39ff4 Hold on I thought that ...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Jun 07, 2021 5:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press
Replies: 102
Views: 4601

Re: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press

It’s telling to see the difference in reaction from French Open officials between Naomi Osaka admitting to having health issues....

....and Roger Federer pulling out over his health issues, in which he admitted he wasn’t serious about finishing the tournament when he started.

It’s nonsense

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Jun 07, 2021 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

Back on topic: More damning evidence: https://nypost.com/2021/06/06/damning-science-shows-covid-19-likely-engineered-in-lab/ Hardly. Like I said earlier in the thread science isn’t done in the opinion column section of a tabloid right wing paper. That’s where you publish something to influence poli...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon Jun 07, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 77 Years Since D Day Invasion
Replies: 19
Views: 909

Re: 77 Years Since D Day Invasion

There’s a lot more to the history of global conflict than Spielberg productions btw

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by sierrakilo44
Sat Jun 05, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?
Replies: 109
Views: 6686

Re: Your view of a pull out from Afghanistan ?

Also, if you pay any attention to the European affairs we are currently undergoing a massive shift to the right in response to the increase in immigration. Actually: France - Centrist and Liberal President and Prime Minister. Both legislative bodies dominated by centrists, social democrats and cent...

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

According to experts in Hong Kong, many of those sewage analysis could be wrong because of low accuracy rate. The Hong Kong government have also tried to implemebt assault-type lockdown on various area after discovering coronavirus resoonse from sewage, but discovered zero cases after testing every...

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by sierrakilo44
Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas valedictorian speaks for in support of reproductive rights of women.
Replies: 23
Views: 1260

Re: Texas valedictorian speaks for in support of reproductive rights of women.

Very brave of her to do that especially in a state like Texas, but note from the article: The speech has prompted the Richardson Independent School District to reevaluate its set of protocols for student speeches. So I imagine any politically-charged speech will likely have to be reviewed going for...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

The USDA inspection service and FDA are crowning achievements in our civilization. The US demonstrates how the government can inspect all meat, even at colossal scale. We have been there done that. Really? Overuse of antibiotics in farm animals (inc the US) is the main driver of antibiotic resistan...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

It's where the working class gets their food supplies - not much to really be done other than more inspection when you're serving a market of 500+ million. As I said, shutting down entirely is not an option. “Wet” markets are just selling unrefrigerated food or food slaughtered on purchase. They ar...

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by sierrakilo44
Tue Jun 01, 2021 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press
Replies: 102
Views: 4601

Re: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press

I am not buying the mental health thing. And this just contributes to the continued stigmatisation of mental health. Mental health conditions are legitimate health conditions that need proper treatment. You can’t dismiss them by watching her on TV and deciding thats she’s faking it. They are not so...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon May 31, 2021 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press
Replies: 102
Views: 4601

Re: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press

What on earth is she doing? Unreal. This is getting out of control. If you read her statement posted on her Twitter she indicates she’s suffered depression as a result of what happened to her at the 2018 US Open. After being put through that abuse at what should’ve been one of the highlights of her...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon May 31, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press
Replies: 102
Views: 4601

Re: Osaka won't talk to press

Umm wut?? Osaka is nothing but a media darling. The reaction she got after the US Open 2018 would deny that. And US media never liked it when she relinquished her citizenship to play for Japan. And let’s not forget the current mood in the US towards those of Asian descent. Despite having been raise...

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by sierrakilo44
Mon May 31, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Naomi Osaka won't talk to press
Replies: 102
Views: 4601

Re: Osaka won't talk to press

I’m glad, those post match interviews after any sports game are generally quite boring and by the numbers: If the player won: I’m happy with the effort I put in with the match and congratulate my opponent for trying. If the player lost: I tried my hardest but need to improve a bit more and my oppone...

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by sierrakilo44
Sun May 30, 2021 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

Hahaha WHO investigation team being independent The WHO is the world’s pre eminent health body, and the team included some of the world’s top virologists. Who do you propose be put on an “independent” body? I hope you don’t say the “scientists” from the Daily Mail article. LOL If when China perform...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat May 29, 2021 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

With suspicion raised, it can only be addressed if China can show sufficient evidences to debunk them other than simply trying to claim it is usually this way or it is unlikely to be that way, which cannot fully convince people the situation is the other way round. Anti-China types will never have ...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat May 29, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

Here’s a tweet thread showing the inconsistencies and lack of solid statements in the WSJ “exclusive”. https://mobile.twitter.com/pwnallthethings/status/1396578054730833920 This addresses how the supposed “hard intelligence” actually isn’t, it’s just innuendo and rumour that can be debunked and how ...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat May 29, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

Facebook will no longer take down posts claiming that Covid-19 was man-made or manufactured, a company spokesperson told POLITICO on Wednesday, a move that acknowledges the renewed debate about the virus’ origins. Zuckerberg isn’t a scientist but is in tune to US political thought and has been know...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat May 29, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

Yes! This. And put in a logical manner that anyone with is familiar with the UK Tabloid press and the Daily Mail in particular will recognise. And without the violent expletives I would have used in talking about the Mail. It's fake news and in their own line edition, an unhealthy obsession with fe...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat May 29, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

Then there’s this. Not saying I believe it or disbelieve, but simply arguing as Dr. Fauci has that we cannot yet rule things in or out and far more transparency is needed. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9629563/Chinese-scientists-created-COVID-19-lab-tried-cover-tracks-new-study-claims.ht...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat May 29, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans Block Bipartisan Capital Riot Investigation
Replies: 20
Views: 2195

Re: Republicans Block Bipartisan Capital Riot Investigation

The GOP must be convinced the Democrats will find dirt, so they block everything. They know that multiple GOP Congresspeople and staffers had contact with the insurrectionists prior to the attack, they assisting in planning of the attack by giving the leaders of the attack private tours and maps of...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu May 27, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 9138

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

The vast majority of it is a drug/gang problem. They have drugs and gangs in places outside the US too, in fact almost everywhere outside the US. But the US is alone in developed nations with such a high homicide rate, and even higher than a lot of developing countries. There are factors unique to ...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu May 27, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

Some scientific articles containing science that debunk the lab leak theory, or at least showing it’s highly unlikely compared to a natural occurance: https://mobile.twitter.com/MoNscience/status/1396240581651742724 https://massivesci.com/articles/sars-cov-coronavirus-covid19-lab-leak-hypothesis/ ht...

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by sierrakilo44
Thu May 27, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 9138

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

It’s definitely not a race problem. Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, Rwanda, Angola, Cameroon, Ghana, Liberia, Niger, Sierra Leone and other African nations have a lower Murder rate than the total US murder rate (black and non black). So a whole host of majority black nations are more peaceful than the US...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed May 26, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

How did Tom Clancy do in his book Executive Decision? That's how. Bad 90s media confused just like those who’ve confused Covid for an engineered bio weapon. Executive Decision is a bad 90s action movie starring Kurt Russell and Steven Seagal where the US Military saves the day against evildoers. Ex...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed May 26, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

Well, even St. Fauci is coming around on this being a Chinese lab accident... Nowhere does Fauci say he’s “coming around” to that. He even admits the likely outcome as defined by virologists (which he admits he’s not one and they are the experts) is that it’s a natural origin. He doesn’t provide an...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed May 26, 2021 4:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

There’s no evidence WIV was performing gain of function study. There’s absolutely no hard evidence the virus leaked from the lab The world’s top virologists have stated this clearly and are fairly sure it came from nature, although they say can’t be certain 100%. The deniers are not producing any ev...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed May 26, 2021 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 9138

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

This is good for minorities and those with low income to be able to practice their constitutional right without the current financial and paperwork loopholes they often can't afford or complete. Great point, wonder if many of the Conservatives backing the Bill had considered this? I guess with no b...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed May 26, 2021 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 152
Views: 8052

Re: China and biological warfare story

This story is back in the news and gaining traction even amongst trained virologists. I wonder what the world would think of China’s coverup if it were to be proven that the virus accidentally escaped the lab. Not amongst the virologists who’ve actually been studying the virus origin, are you refer...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat May 15, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 54
Views: 4252

Re: Arizona Election Audit

They're doing this, 6 months after the election. Haven't we dealt with this enough already? The GOP has just removed one of the most prominent Republicans from her leadership position as punishment for telling the truth about the election. They obviously want to keep the fraud narrative for the lon...

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by sierrakilo44
Sat May 15, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 434
Views: 20626

Re: Rocket attacks in Israel

It's not Israel that is the problem - they are not a permanent member of the UNSC. A resolution would be needed, and it is unlikely the US would vote yes. Even if there is a majority of votes on the UNSC, a 'no' from any permanent member tanks the resolution. This is a fundamental problem with the ...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed May 12, 2021 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 434
Views: 20626

Re: Rocket attacks in Israel

Imagine if Obama or Jimmy "Hamas" Carter achieved just a fraction of that. They would be getting Nobel Peace Prize award subsctiption for the next decade. Carter: Got a peace deal between Egypt and Israel which had been fighting a full blown war with each other just 5 years before. Trump:...

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by sierrakilo44
Wed May 12, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 434
Views: 20626

Re: Rocket attacks in Israel

Let's not forget the current violence is a result of Israeli plans to expel Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem where they've been since they were kicked out of other parts of the country in 1948. The Israeli's are saying it's legal under Israeli law, but as many have pointed out if the ...

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