Search found 624 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 13
by NoTime
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

And can all you anti-science folks please stop claiming that everyone else wants the lockdown to last forever? Sure, when all you anti-fact, anti-data people stop claiming that everyone else wants to kill granny. I just want a sensible, phased re-opening that uses the current data as a guide, not o...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

And can all you anti-science folks please stop claiming that everyone else wants the lockdown to last forever? Sure, when all you anti-fact, anti-data people stop claiming that everyone else wants to kill granny. I just want a sensible, phased re-opening that uses the current data as a guide, not o...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

No, it is not a lie. The death rate among people infected with Covid-19 is much higher at older ages (as well as with anyone with some other medical conditions, but there is no evidence that the infection rate is any lower - and it is just that infection rate that allows Covid-19 to expand exponent...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

Covid does not care about ... your age. That is a blatant lie. Go look at the facts. Statistically, Covid cares very much about your age, and if you're under 50, you have very little to worry about. No, it is not a lie. The death rate among people infected with Covid-19 is much higher at older ages...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

Hate to break it to you, however there are plenty of tragic accounts of people under 50, not all with underlying health problems, who have died. Medics being very prominent. (Or as TTT as his ilk call them, 'actors'). Of course the elderly and those with underlying conditions are more likely to die...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

Of course its easier to lock-down a whole population. It's just incredible to me that you continue to think this, but to each his own. There is a global viral pandemic. It sucks. Its going to suck for awhile. Its going to hurt the economy and change the way we do things for a while. Deal with it. S...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

You can't isolate older people from people over 50 completely. Of course not. Just like you can't isolate ANY segment of the population "completely" . But it would be A LOT easier to isolate the 15 or 20% of the population that is considered at risk, vs. just locking everyone down. And, i...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

The whole point of the lockdown is to slow the spread of the virus. Lots of people under 50 and healthy can carry and spread the virus without showing any symptoms or being sick at all. Exactly, which is why they shouldn't be locked down at all. The vast majority of people under 50 that get the vir...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

The whole point of the lockdown is to slow the spread of the virus. Lots of people under 50 and healthy can carry and spread the virus without showing any symptoms or being sick at all. Exactly, which is why they shouldn't be locked down at all. The vast majority of people under 50 that get the vir...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

If it looks like we over-reacted, that means the reaction is working. To elaborate: The lockdowns are supposed to reduce the number of cases. You cannot then use the low number of cases (compared to worst fears) as evidence that that lockdowns are unnecessary. The low number of cases is evidence th...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

A stupid thing I observed during COVID: Locking down entire states and knee-capping the economy, instead of targeted/sensible lockdowns for the weak/vulnerable. Every day, more and more evidence comes out, showing just how badly the world has overreacted to this. If it looks like we over-reacted, t...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23123

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

A stupid thing I observed during COVID: Locking down entire states and knee-capping the economy, instead of targeted/sensible lockdowns for the weak/vulnerable.

Every day, more and more evidence comes out, showing just how badly the world has overreacted to this.

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Officials - Russia is trying to help Bernie Sanders
Replies: 53
Views: 1939

U.S. Officials - Russia is trying to help Bernie Sanders

Curious to see the reaction to this - U.S. officials have told Sen. Bernie Sanders that Russia is attempting to help his presidential campaign as part of an effort to interfere with the Democratic contest, according to people familiar with the matter. ... It is not clear what form that Russian assis...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3480

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

There's no point. Look at Romney - He was one of the most milquetoast, bland, middle-of-the-road politicians the GOP has ever nominated... and he was derided by the left as a sexist, racist, misguided buffoon that still lived in the cold war. Because he was running against Obama. Oh, so since he wa...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3480

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

I keep seeing Republicans say "I would vote for.....instead of the current occupant if given the chance". Well, you all have the chance. Write in a name. Any name. Condi or Powell or Rubio or Romney. Yes, you all can do that if you all hate him so much. Go on. Do it. The world will thank ...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3480

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

And you agree that family giving you what you want like choice military service and money does not elevate someone to hero status. I completely agree. But show me where I ever indicated something to the contrary. Aaron747 was just incorrectly saying that we haven't had a veteran POTUS since Bush 41...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3480

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

McCain saw combat in Vietnam. Tammy Duckworth saw combat and lost both her legs because of it. Buttigieg was in Afghanistan. It kinda does. Yes, GWB served in the military and should be honored as such. Just keep in mind he did not see action. He stayed in the United States. He is a veteran, just n...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3480

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

He was a national guard pilot stationed in Houston and the state of Georgia during the Vietnam War. He never saw combat and never left the United States. None of that has anything to do with him being a vet. McCain saw combat in Vietnam. Tammy Duckworth saw combat and lost both her legs because of ...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3480

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

And a Veteran - something no POTUS has actually been since 41, and his service was in freaking WW2. Incorrect. Bush 43 was a vet. He was a national guard pilot stationed in Houston and the state of Georgia during the Vietnam War. He never saw combat and never left the United States. None of that ha...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3480

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

There's a reason Iowa stands for "Idiots Out Wandering Around." My problem with him is his politics; not his sexual orientation. He's actually one of the more agreeable, less abrasive ones in the Demoncat stable these days. Wholly unqualified, but seems like a decent enough fellow on the ...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2020
Replies: 492
Views: 67356

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2020

Re: A lounge at CMH - I would expect a priority pass lounge to appear eventually. Maybe that would be the impetus I need to finally get membership. Hell, if they'd put an airside walkway/connector between B and C, I'd build one. :)

Jump to post
by NoTime
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iowa Caucuses (US Presidential Nomination)
Replies: 142
Views: 4318

Re: Iowa Caucuses (US Presidential Nomination)

Evidently, the Sanders campaign is pissed off too--he allegedly received something like 60% of the votes but is getting 20% of the delegates. How's that redistribution working out for you, comrade? LOLOL Ha! +2 pts for you. It really is pretty incredible to watch this whole thing unfold... and on t...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 28240

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

It's incredible that so many people think this will turn into an actual war. Iran stands absolutely zero chance of winning a conventional war. Zero. They know it, and the US knows it. The only thing Iran can actually do effectively is continue what they've been doing for decades (sponsoring proxy g...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 28240

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

It's incredible that so many people think this will turn into an actual war. Iran stands absolutely zero chance of winning a conventional war. Zero. They know it, and the US knows it. The only thing Iran can actually do effectively is continue what they've been doing for decades (sponsoring proxy gr...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 28240

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Just thought I'd stop by to see the usual suspects coming out in defense of a terrorist regime. You guys never disappoint... Iran killed or maimed thousands of Americans over the last few decades - once you add up the Beirut bombing, the Khobar Towers, all of the deaths in Iraq due to the EFP bombs,...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why not this for Boeing's line up?
Replies: 100
Views: 16205

Re: Why not this for Boeing's line up?

aside of the 757 tooling being long gone This does bring up a curious question for me though - this day in age, don't they have digital plans or even copies of the tooling designs? Obviously it would cost plenty, but would it really be that difficult to make since it's been already accomplished? Th...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid
Replies: 85
Views: 10451

Re: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid

I wouldn't try to compare your typical state police department with the literal best of the best of the US military. Especially given the importance of quickly identifying dead folks over the last ten years or so. No need to get defensive. I am genuinely wondering, not questioning the validity of t...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid
Replies: 85
Views: 10451

Re: Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed in US raid

Congratulations to the teams that executed the raid. x2! Apparently it was Delta with support from the Rangers (and, no doubt, the Nightstalkers were involved). Well done, all. I wonder how they can determine a dna match so quickly when it can take weeks in criminal cases? I wouldn't try to compare...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What do you do for work?
Replies: 108
Views: 20542

Re: What do you do for work?

IT professional and occasional entrepreneur.

Jump to post
by NoTime
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Trump loses in 2020, will there be violence?
Replies: 153
Views: 27147

Re: If Trump loses in 2020, will there be violence?

Aaron747 wrote:
There will be small pockets of violence, either way, wherever people are the most immature.


Agree 100%.

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Dorian Path
Replies: 56
Views: 10600

Re: Hurricane Dorian Path

The latest round of computer models:

Image

Jump to post
by NoTime
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York
Replies: 157
Views: 17185

Re: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York

More strangeness - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7367943/The-tantalising-mystery-Ghislaine-Maxwells-burger-bar-makeover.html Lies and...photoshop? But why? But when The Mail on Sunday visited the area on Friday, the bus stop was displaying an advert for a local hospital. Advertising agenc...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York
Replies: 157
Views: 17185

Re: Updated: Jeffrey Epstein 'found dead in cell' in New York

I'm not much of a conspiracy guy, but the more I read and learn about this entire situation, the stranger it gets.

Just go out and look at reputable sources, and see some of the oddities involved, and it starts to make you wonder...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ICE Raids destroying Rural America
Replies: 66
Views: 3749

Re: ICE Raids destroying Rural America

Come on, man...

"ICE Raids destroying Rural America" - and you list one example from one town?

Jump to post
by NoTime
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 210
Views: 18630

Re: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

Just like 99,99% of good drivers are punished by speed limits. Society moves at the pace of the most stupid. We can't have nice things and all that. Perhaps... but there isn't an amendment that states the right of the people to drive their cars shall not be infringed. The right for people to bear a...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 210
Views: 18630

Re: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

But, in addition, you would be punishing 99.99% of innocent gun owners in the process. Just like 99,99% of good drivers are punished by speed limits. Society moves at the pace of the most stupid. We can't have nice things and all that. Perhaps... but there isn't an amendment that states the right o...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Socialist Democrats of America - Cringeworthy
Replies: 52
Views: 4463

Re: Socialist Democrats of America - Cringeworthy

Wow, cringeworthy is right. It's kind of sad, actually.

Jump to post
by NoTime
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 210
Views: 18630

Re: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

My guess is that, for the families, it's not tragically hilarious - it's just tragic. Sure, for them. For everyone else it goes something like this: 1 - mass shooting happens 2 - people in shock and grief struggling to understand what's happened 3 - offer thoughts and prayers 4 - do nothing else 5 ...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Introverts unite!
Replies: 44
Views: 3937

Re: Introverts unite!

Was there anxiety involved? Yes, but more of a worry in the back of my head as to whether being there was worth leaving meal prep and laundry for much later in the afternoon. The anxiety was less about how people judged me and more about whether I was making good use of my time at an event where pe...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burger King tacos?
Replies: 23
Views: 2686

Re: Burger King tacos?

I tried one of the BK tacos last week... it tasted pretty much exactly like you would expect a BK taco to taste. (and that's not a good thing)

It wasn't the worst thing I've ever had, but you can probably go to just about any other fast food place and get something better.

Jump to post
by NoTime
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Introverts unite!
Replies: 44
Views: 3937

Re: Introverts unite!

I've known I'm an introvert for the longest time. The Myers-Briggs test came 100% on the 'I' indication, but today it was on full display. I went to a company LGBT brunch with a nice view of the Seattle skyline, but it was very uncomfortable. Everyone knew each other because they all work in the sa...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 210
Views: 18630

Re: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

Wow... the glee with which some supposedly compassionate people posted their sarcastic/snarky comments in this thread is astounding. Because it's insanity. The same thing keeps happening over and over and yet nothing is done to change anything. How is that not tragically hilarious? My guess is that...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Rest of Ohio - 2019
Replies: 808
Views: 158773

Re: The Rest of Ohio - 2019

Also, AA's updated schedule for November didn't yield too much for CMH. A mainline E90 continues to LGA, MIA maintains 4x daily - one of which is upgauged to an E75, and ORD goes all-E75 except for 1 CR7 (maintains 9x daily service). No mainline return to ORD or CLT...yet, hopefully. Hey, an E75 up...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead
Replies: 210
Views: 18630

Re: Mass Shooting in Dayton, 10 Dead

Wow... the glee with which some supposedly compassionate people posted their sarcastic/snarky comments in this thread is astounding.

Jump to post
by NoTime
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Judge dismisses DNC hacking lawsuit against Trump team, says claims 'entirely divorced from the facts'
Replies: 29
Views: 1829

Re: Judge dismisses DNC hacking lawsuit against Trump team, says claims 'entirely divorced from the facts'

What strikes me most by the OP, not another Trump thread or some other points, we have heard them all before and it to no consequence to the real world - just more reenforcing believes from either side, but this: "Clinton appointed judge" You are saying that you do not live in a rule of l...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal moratorium on the death penalty has been lifted
Replies: 36
Views: 2738

Re: Federal moratorium on the death penalty has been lifted

NoTime- I'm fine with those ghouls being removed from the gene pool. I will admit, however, that my position on the death penalty has ameliorated over the years. I had previously gotten close with someone in the legal system who worked on execution law in Texas and there are many clear exploitation...

Jump to post
by NoTime
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A full day later and no posts after Gilroy Festival shooting?
Replies: 54
Views: 3168

Re: A full day later and no posts after Gilroy Festival shooting?

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/07/29 ... iolence-4/)

Pitiful, but that's the reality.
-->

When you've got 9 killed and 39 wounded in Chicago over the weekend and no one cares, then why would we expect anyone to care about 4 dead in Cali? (https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/07/29 ... iolence-4/)

Pitiful, but that's the reality.

Jump to post
by NoTime
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control
Replies: 43
Views: 2686

Re: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control

Reinhardt wrote:
Sometimes there is nothing wrong with looking at what other countries do right, take it, and model it for your own country.


Amen. Especially when it comes to issues like immigration.

Jump to post
by NoTime
Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control
Replies: 43
Views: 2686

Re: Zakaria: America's defense budget is out of control

It is out of control. The social program spending is even more out of control.

Jump to post
by NoTime
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
Replies: 9
Views: 1633

Re: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency

This is tragic, these people almost certainly are not actual CIA employees but merely Iranians working for liberalization of their country. This is another result of Trump's nonsensical actions to undo Obama's good work, it has cost these people their lives. Ah yes, it was Trump who killed these pe...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 13