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by dmg626
Sat Aug 08, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ohio Governor Tests Positive for COVID-19
Replies: 7
Views: 622

Re: Ohio Governor Tests Positive for COVID-19

https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/06/politics ... index.html
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GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Or negative, as has been reported.


He tested positive, until he tested negative twice


https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/06/politics ... index.html

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by dmg626
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Dated flight terms?
Replies: 27
Views: 1696

Re: Dated flight terms?

DF Steer, not even sure if the AFSS contractor (whoever it is these days) even knows what the term DF Steer refers to at all. :shakehead: LOC Back Course approach and NDB approach. Yes they still exist and I believe still a requirement to fly one if available for instrument checkride. Correct on th...

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by dmg626
Thu Jul 30, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So what will Biden do about China after he get elected?
Replies: 28
Views: 1201

Re: So what will Biden do about China after he get elected?

Give away trade and military secrets, travel to China and get a good whiff of mrs jinpings hair

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by dmg626
Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3688

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

'60 minutes with Ted Nugent' ... which is basically just an hour long show of him standing on a stage, holding a flag and screaming at a Latino person :rotfl: None has been “canceled” so easy on the drama queen bit. MLB has to be the most boring sport to watch, paint dry analogy. NASCAR, 4 hrs of d...

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by dmg626
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB Players Kneeling
Replies: 112
Views: 3688

Re: MLB Players Kneeling

Cancel culture on the far right is beginning to be a major problem. They have canceled the NFL (LOL) and Nascar ( :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: ) and now soon the MLB. What will they watch soon? '60 minutes with Ted Nugent' ... which is basically just an hour long show of him standing on a stage, holding...

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by dmg626
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Federal Judge murder attempt - son killed, husband injured
Replies: 17
Views: 1014

Re: US Federal Judge murder attempt - son killed, husband injured

I would bet it’s the drug dealer, if it was anyone involved with Epstein it would have been more professional

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by dmg626
Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Congressman John Lewis
Replies: 18
Views: 831

Re: RIP Congressman John Lewis

stl07 wrote:
Hilarious that Rubio posted a RIP pic with the wrong congressman, despite serving in office at the same time since all black people look the same am I right


At least he didn’t declare him dead 2 days before his passing like congresswoman Bass did

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by dmg626
Sat Jul 18, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former MDW official accused of violating safety protocols
Replies: 32
Views: 5268

Re: Political pressure jeopardizing safety at MDW

I have always hated flying into Midway Airport and I now refuse to do so. This adds a whole different dimension to the safety issue. Does this happen that other airports? https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/7/16/21327460/midway-airport-runway-conditions-chicago-aviation-department-inspector-general-r...

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by dmg626
Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USS Bonhomme Richard (Wasp-class amphibious assault ship) is on fire
Replies: 86
Views: 14521

Re: USS Bonhomme Richard (Wasp-class amphibious assault ship) is on fire

As far as fuel, because it is in a shipyard maintenance period, there probably isn't that much fuel onboard, just a minimal amount to be able to get the ship underway - transit the San Diego channel from 32d street past Point Loma to get to tanker alley to refuel with a tanker.. One of the first th...

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by dmg626
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fourth of July Fireworks at Mount Rushmore With Trump and no Social Distancing
Replies: 47
Views: 2252

Re: Fourth of July Fireworks at Mount Rushmore With Trump and no Social Distancing

Then there is the deep insult to Native Americans as to the site's existence as well as the fireworks celebration by the USA and Pres. Trump. By the way, due to fire risks, fireworks shows there have not been held for 10 years. Talk about stupid decisions. He also doesn´t have permission to go ther...

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by dmg626
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US airlines reach CARES Act loan agreements with Govt
Replies: 32
Views: 4625

Re: AA/NK/F9/HA/OO Reach Loan Agreements with Govt

Straight from the legislation: the applicant is an eligible business for which credit is not reasonably available at the time of the transaction; A carrier pretty well has to acknowledge it has run out of market credit. Term not longer than five years. No stock buybacks or dividends until a year af...

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by dmg626
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to help
Replies: 22
Views: 1060

Re: Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to help

Well it obviously isn't a problem right now, but it could pose an issue for him once/if he finishes his job as president. Bush the 2nd had to cancel some post-presidency visits to foreign countries because there were outstanding warrants for him. Some human rights organizations nearly got him in Sw...

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by dmg626
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Completely Disobedient Pilot Refuses to Vacate LAS Class B Without Clearance/Argues With ATC
Replies: 46
Views: 14628

Re: Completely Disobedient Pilot Refuses to Vacate LAS Class B Without Clearance/Argues With ATC

klm617 wrote:
Is it just me or does the guy seem a little drunk or high.


It sounds like he needs a mental evaluation

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by dmg626
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to help
Replies: 22
Views: 1060

Re: Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to help

Well the US thinks it stands above international law, so that is not gonna happen… Well it obviously isn't a problem right now, but it could pose an issue for him once/if he finishes his job as president. Bush the 2nd had to cancel some post-presidency visits to foreign countries because there were...

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by dmg626
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU may indefinitely ban US citizens from entering EU
Replies: 82
Views: 4341

Re: EU may indefinitely ban US citizens from entering EU

This would be a good time to close all the European bases that house US armed forces and bring them back to US soil. The Europeans are more than capable of defending themselves, no need for US military on European soil.

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by dmg626
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The OJ Simpson Police Chase in a Ford Bronco
Replies: 22
Views: 923

Re: The OJ Simpson Police Chase in a Ford Bronco

Today marks the 26 year anniversary of the OJ Simpson police chase in a Ford Bronco on the highways of Los Angeles. It was seen by 90 million viewers and one of the biggest events in American history between the end of the Cold War and 9/11. Do you have any memories of the chase? https://www.airlin...

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by dmg626
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The D Day Invasion
Replies: 42
Views: 2002

Re: The D Day Invasion

The only mention of DDay in my local newspaper was the annual re print of the Peanuts comic strip where Snoopy is in the water approaching Omaha beach with the caption “June 6, 1944 To Remember “

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by dmg626
Sat May 30, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 34395

Re: Another day another police killing

Burning squad cars right outside of CNN HQ in Atlanta. Nothing's going to change without these protests. Nothing's going to change with these protests, either. They will only hurt the movement. I wouldn’t speak so soon. Lots of educated suburban women in my wife’s circle commenting things like ‘we ...

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by dmg626
Tue May 05, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9 Year Anniversary of the Killing of Bin Laden
Replies: 17
Views: 1089

Re: 9 Year Anniversary of the Killing of Bin Laden

It was great hearing that news, well deserved bullets for him and awesome job by seal team 6

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by dmg626
Sun May 03, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons
Replies: 142
Views: 4194

Re: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons

Newark727 wrote:
dmg626 wrote:
What does hunting have to do with it?


Legitimate civilian use of firearms. You don't need an assault rifle to do it.


So hunting is legitimate but personal protection isn’t ?

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by dmg626
Sun May 03, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons
Replies: 142
Views: 4194

Re: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons

So wait, what's actually being banned here? Semi-automatic actions, or "assault style" weapons? If it's the former, sure, you can hunt just as well with revolvers or bolt-actions. But if it's the latter, you're probably just inviting the gun rights pedants to keep on splitting hairs over ...

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by dmg626
Sun May 03, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons
Replies: 142
Views: 4194

Re: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons

So wait, what's actually being banned here? Semi-automatic actions, or "assault style" weapons? If it's the former, sure, you can hunt just as well with revolvers or bolt-actions. But if it's the latter, you're probably just inviting the gun rights pedants to keep on splitting hairs over ...

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by dmg626
Mon Apr 27, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 64
Views: 4281

Re: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...

what does “getting people dead” mean and how many is it so far ?

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by dmg626
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Casualty of Covid-19: US Postal Service
Replies: 78
Views: 3228

Re: Another Casualty of Covid-19: US Postal Service

The USPS can easily reduce residential service to 2 or 3 days per week, with the exception of packages maybe. They did not bring much anymore that can’t wait a few days. The postal service is also one of few quasi government that has fully fund its pension plans

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by dmg626
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Navy fires captain who pleaded for help with COVID-19 on aircraft carrier
Replies: 86
Views: 2798

Re: Navy fires captain who pleaded for help with COVID-19 on aircraft carrier

He rose to the position of one of the top post in the Navy by following the chain of command and ensuring that those below him did the same, now he believes he is justified in breaking the chain for the protection of his crew, I guess his comment about the nation not being at war is the telling fac...

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by dmg626
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 3 inflight crew members instead of 4? Will airlines remove seats?
Replies: 44
Views: 5769

Re: 3 inflight crew members instead of 4? Will airlines remove seats?

How soon will US airlines remove seats on their Boeing and Airbus Narrow-Body Equipment to 150 seats so they may be crewed by 3 flight attendants instead of 4 flight attendants when going over 150 seats? In this new age of social distancing, can the airlines just install middle seat blockers or DO ...

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by dmg626
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

I’m boycotting by not ordering General Tso chicken anymore, however I will order the sesame chicken as it’s very tasty :)

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by dmg626
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bucket Lists
Replies: 35
Views: 1548

Re: Bucket Lists

    casinterest wrote:
    #1 Booing at a Sports game
    #2 Making fun of singles on valentines day
    ......


    Now that is Fn funny

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    by dmg626
    Thu Mar 05, 2020 6:02 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
    Replies: 688
    Views: 21546

    Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

    And these are the type of comments Republicans and conservatives accept as OK nowadays. It is pretty sad. No reason to say it. Basically childish, just wanting mock others. But now so many think it is just fine and OK and even should be said. Talk about a slippery slope, the party has slipped a lon...

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    by dmg626
    Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:01 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Seneate Minority Leader Schumer threatens members of Supreme court
    Replies: 98
    Views: 2629

    Re: Seneate Minority Leader Schumer threatens members of Supreme court

    The most dangerous place in Washington is between a news camera and Chuck Schumer

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    by dmg626
    Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:57 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: DC Statehood?
    Replies: 27
    Views: 1086

    Re: DC Statehood?

    Too confusing, flags would all have to be altered, too late in the game The American flag has already been altered like 13 times in our country's history. That's one of the dumber reasons to deny statehood to DC. Although if you're that concerned about keeping the number of stars to 50, merge the D...

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    by dmg626
    Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:56 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: DC Statehood?
    Replies: 27
    Views: 1086

    Re: DC Statehood?

    Too confusing, flags would all have to be altered, too late in the game

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    by dmg626
    Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:36 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Prosecutors quit Roger Stone case
    Replies: 214
    Views: 6576

    Re: Prosecutors quit Roger Stone case

    Trump 2024!

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    by dmg626
    Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:38 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Bye bye Yang Gang
    Replies: 34
    Views: 1421

    Re: Bye bye Yang Gang

    He will probably get some advisory position in the next administration. I think his bi.ggest issue was he did not have the name recognition that Warren or Sanders have. Why would the Trump administration hire him? You’re right - he actually cares about the working man instead of posturing, so he pr...

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    by dmg626
    Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:46 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Bye bye Yang Gang
    Replies: 34
    Views: 1421

    Re: Bye bye Yang Gang

    seb146 wrote:
    He will probably get some advisory position in the next administration. I think his biggest issue was he did not have the name recognition that Warren or Sanders have.


    Why would the Trump administration hire him?

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    by dmg626
    Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:33 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: For Thousands of Years, Egypt Controlled the Nile. A New Dam Threatens That
    Replies: 19
    Views: 1283

    Re: For Thousands of Years, Egypt Controlled the Nile. A New Dam Threatens That

    The population growth in Egypt is one of the main problems, growing by 2m people a year it is not sustainable in their enviroment. In five years time they will probably be at war over water. Population growth in other parts of the world is also a problem, the planet can only sustain so many human b...

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    by dmg626
    Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:37 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: How would you solve the Kashmir conflict?
    Replies: 54
    Views: 2313

    Re: How would you solve the Kashmir conflict?

    N14AZ wrote:
    Listening to Led Zeppelin all day long... you know? du-du-duuum .... du-du-dummm ... du-du-dumm ...:cloudnine:



    Best solution by far

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    by dmg626
    Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:17 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Impeachment part II: The Senate Trial
    Replies: 632
    Views: 15316

    Re: Trump acquitted

    Trump was just acquitted, his approval rating is the highest it has ever been (and several points higher than Obama's approval rating at this point in his first term), and the Democrats are in crisis mode after Iowa and the SOTU. Seems like he is cruising towards reelection at this point. Easy re e...

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    by dmg626
    Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:02 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Organized effort to keep Bernie from Nomination
    Replies: 27
    Views: 852

    Re: Organized effort to keep Bernie from Nomination

    zkojq wrote:
    The DNC hates Bernie (and Elizabeth but less so) and all candidates who want to end the gravy train of private election financing and general Washington revolving door corruption.


    The DNC wants a candidate who can beat Trump. So far the front runners don’t stand a chance, Bloomberg does

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    by dmg626
    Thu Jan 30, 2020 1:35 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Trump allies are handing out cash to black voters
    Replies: 15
    Views: 789

    Re: Trump allies are handing out cash to black voters

    Dems been handing out money to minorities for years

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    by dmg626
    Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:19 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Updated: More than 100 U.S. troops diagnosed with brain injuries from Iran attack
    Replies: 120
    Views: 679

    Re: 34 US soldiers diagnosed with critical brain injuries after Iran strike, Trump dismisses brain injuries as "headache

    So a concussion is now termed a “critical brain injury”? Repetitive concussions can lead to critical brain injuries. Hence the reason why many boxers and NFL players are suffering from serious brain injuries during or after there careers. Understood. Just wanted to verify now that any concussion is...

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    by dmg626
    Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:51 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Man accused of killing boss over Trump
    Replies: 32
    Views: 1369

    Re: Man accused of killing boss over Trump

    People people , please, nothing to see here, it’s FLORIDA .

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    by dmg626
    Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:47 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
    Replies: 361
    Views: 28731

    Re: Cruise Ship Thread - 2020

    Norwegian pride of America , Hawaiian cruise starting Saturday Jan 25, not a lot of time at sea, hits 5 ports. Here's a warning. I don't know if you're planning on going there, but my wife and I were waiting for the ferry at the USS Arizona Memorial and there was an Australian couple next to us. I ...

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    by dmg626
    Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:55 am
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Cruise Ship / Ocean Liner Thread - 2020
    Replies: 361
    Views: 28731

    Re: Cruise Ship Thread - 2020

    Norwegian pride of America , Hawaiian cruise starting Saturday Jan 25, not a lot of time at sea, hits 5 ports.

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    by dmg626
    Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:38 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Impeachment part II: The Senate Trial
    Replies: 632
    Views: 15316

    Re: Impeachment part II: The Senate Trial

    WTF is this?? https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trumps-lawyers-senate-gop-allies-work-privately-to-ensure-bolton-does-not-testify-publicly/ar-BBZa0RT And the White House has indicated in conversations with Republican lawmakers that it could appeal to federal courts for an injunction that woul...

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    by dmg626
    Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:01 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Gun Rights Rally in Richmond, Virginia
    Replies: 60
    Views: 1979

    Re: Gun Rights Rally in Richmond, Virginia

    It has been estimated that 6,000 people filtered inside Capitol Square in Richmond, Virginia, with another 16,000 rallying outside the square. Those inside the square had to go through metal detectors and bag searches in compliance with Governor Northam's gun ban. A state of emergency was declared ...

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    by dmg626
    Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:51 pm
    Forum: Civil Aviation
    Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
    Replies: 565
    Views: 56664

    Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

    Four teachers from the school have filed a lawsuit against DL over the incident: https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/01/17/lausd-teachers-affected-by-jet-fuel-dump-to-file-lawsuit-with-gloria-allred/ Story on CNN had teachers on crying about what happened and community leaders claiming the Latino ...

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    by dmg626
    Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:45 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Are Greta Thunberg’s Posts Written by Her Father?
    Replies: 32
    Views: 1734

    Re: Facebook Glitch Reveals Greta Thunberg’s Posts Are Written by Her Father: Report

    I’m shocked, I thought this child came up with this all on her own.

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    by dmg626
    Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:12 pm
    Forum: Non-Aviation
    Topic: Political discussion of PS752 Tragedy
    Replies: 114
    Views: 3615

    Re: Political discussion of PS752 Tragedy

    treetreeseven wrote:
    ~175 people died as a knock-on effect of Trump's early re-election campaigning. Case closed.


    They died because of an itchy trigger finger on the missile battery crew. Other planes flew that night, other missile batteries were in operation, the blame lies squarely on them.

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