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by M564038
Mon Aug 08, 2022 11:14 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max and Neo Seat Miles per Gallon CFM
Replies: 29
Views: 3300

Re: Max and Neo Seat Miles per Gallon CFM

But those things already well thought out, and it all turns out to overwhelmingly favour EVs. To get on the aircraft topic. I firmly believe aerospace is on the negative emission side. What has been learned from aerospace im terms of material-science, efficiency, aerodynamics, turbines, time-before-...

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by M564038
Mon Aug 08, 2022 6:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max and Neo Seat Miles per Gallon CFM
Replies: 29
Views: 3300

Re: Max and Neo Seat Miles per Gallon CFM

Do you wanna go that route? Are you comparing the amount of health problems stemming from renewables and EV batteries with fossile fuels? Do you think it is within even one, two or three orders of magnitude? https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0013935121000487?via%3Dihub That beli...

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by M564038
Mon Aug 08, 2022 6:41 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max and Neo Seat Miles per Gallon CFM
Replies: 29
Views: 3300

Re: Max and Neo Seat Miles per Gallon CFM

This is an attack-angle that was well known 5-10 years ago from the fossil lobby. Nothing is pollution free but EVs are a giant step forward from fossil vehicles. While EVs are slightly more, as of now, pollutant in production, the difference is made up for within the first few thousand kilometers. ...

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by M564038
Mon Aug 08, 2022 6:31 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Max and Neo Seat Miles per Gallon CFM
Replies: 29
Views: 3300

Re: Max and Neo Seat Miles per Gallon CFM

That belief is absolutely 100% without merit. It is off topic for this thread, but useful enough since it signalise with 100% accuracy which posters not to trust regarding technical matters. Indeed, A320N are exclusively operated by ULCCs (nk&f9). The A321N is mostly operated by AA which has abo...

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by M564038
Wed Jul 27, 2022 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 492
Views: 23172

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

SS is an abbrevation that only means one thing. At least after the car manufacturer changed it’s name to Jaguar for the same reason;-) maybe they could call themselves No Service or Secret Trumpsupporters to change the unlucky abbreviation? SS’ hardest competitor was the (Morris) SA, by the way. Sli...

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by M564038
Wed Jul 27, 2022 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 492
Views: 23172

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

I know they have acted terribly, but calling The Secret Service might be going a bit far. The Jan 6 committee has asked the DHS Inspector General Cuffari to recuse himself, over failure to notify the committee of the Secret Service phone record deletion, until this month. This may explain the urgenc...

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by M564038
Fri Jul 22, 2022 2:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 492
Views: 23172

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

All of those were attempt to overthrow the US government, the constitution and the democracy. Of those, January 6th came the closest. The actual number of deaths are nothing compared to the number had any of those attempts been succesfull. January 6th came the closest. The USA very nearly died that ...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 21, 2022 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Caused Climate Crisis hits Europe
Replies: 105
Views: 5627

Re: Human Caused Climate Crisis hits Europe

Everyone has been talking, dramatazing, and over-reacting about the «overpopulation» for the last 50 years, but it is really not the biggest concern. Go get yourself a youtube-dose of Hans Rosling(RIP) . He was critizised for being maybe a tad nonchalant about it, but he wasn’t far off. As long as w...

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by M564038
Mon Jul 18, 2022 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Caused Climate Crisis hits Europe
Replies: 105
Views: 5627

Re: Human Caused Climate Crisis hits Europe

The earth can take it just fine, human civilization as we know it is not quite as robust and will be facing some real hardship. A real pity there is nothing to be done about it. Don’t look up!

luckyone wrote:
Human activity may be speeding up the process, but the earth has been hotter without any human activity.

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by M564038
Mon Jul 18, 2022 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

Also, the norwegian government, as one of SAS’ largest creditors, has said it could convert debt to stock, but only if collective agreements are respected and worker’s rights are fully respected. It is very hard to see the SAS leadership adhering to any of this. I’ve read through at least most of th...

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by M564038
Mon Jul 18, 2022 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Human Caused Climate Crisis hits Europe
Replies: 105
Views: 5627

Re: Human Caused Climate Crisis hits Europe

It’s going to be a rough ride and many changes will have to be made in the coming decades to adapt. As usual, we in the nordics will probably stand to gain from it all. More people will want live and invest in this peaceful corner, winter will be shorter and people will come here for summer vacation...

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by M564038
Sun Jul 17, 2022 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

I agree with this as well. But Norwegian, Flyr, matbe BRA will jump in and grab whatever is profitable in Norway and Sweden. Denmark will be left to Ryanair and Easyjet I guess. This is a very likely setup. Personally I hope Flyr picks up the 320s, and dump the 737s. There's no need for government f...

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by M564038
Sun Jul 17, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

This is a very likely setup. Personally I hope Flyr picks up the 320s, and dump the 737s. There's no need for government funded carrier startups, except maybe in Denmark. If SAS went bankrupt and closed, the following might happen: Norwegian, Braathens and Finnair would invade Sweden, picking up SAS...

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by M564038
Fri Jul 15, 2022 1:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

But why do they keep demanding that local pilots and cabin crew in a profitable market slash their contract before looking at parts of the organization that actually IS unprofitable, and IS surplus, and IS inefficient? Why do they even play this game when the norwegian government, one of their main ...

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by M564038
Fri Jul 15, 2022 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

They have been profitable, no problem, on the norwegian market. So was, and is, Norwegian. This on traditional contracts. Why should we accept Anko ruining working life for norwegian pilots flying profitable norwegian routes for norwegians with norwegian registered airplanes, just so he can pretend ...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 14, 2022 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

No they couldn’t. They don’t decide on when these negotiations happen. I sincerely think you mean «thank you, anko and the SAS board». The pilots don’t really have a choice here. Even conservative Aftenposten and E24 covers it from the collective agreement and union-busting angle now. https://e24-no...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 14, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

It’s interesting to compare to the contracts offered by other intra scandinavian carriers. Of the Norwegian ones, Widerøe’s, Flyr, Norwegian (and Norse for that matter) offer better contracts than SAS. I linked to an interview with a former SAS Norse pilot earlier in this thread, and as we know, the...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 14, 2022 3:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

No I won’t spare you. It has indeed slipped into our countries for the last 20 years, and there is accordingly a pretty strong pushback these day. Working life and employee rights has been a central part of several of the last elections in the scandinavian countries. But this isn’t as simple as a le...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 14, 2022 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS pilots go on strike

I sincerely think you mean «thank you, anko and the SAS board». The pilots don’t really have a choice here. Even conservative Aftenposten and E24 covers it from the collective agreement and union-busting angle now. https://e24-no.translate.goog/naeringsliv/i/34vGa0/historiker-sas-streiken-kan-faa-be...

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by M564038
Mon Jul 11, 2022 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

Over here there is massive support for the pilots. We now understand this exact setup was planned as a union busting maneuvre from the moment the dutch guy was hired as CEO. It’s his thing. The chapter 11 thing is a sideshow, really, as very little of SAS debt is based in the US and the collective w...

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by M564038
Sat Jul 09, 2022 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 602
Views: 145677

Re: Norse Atlantic Airways News and Discussion Thread

Norse got a fantastic piece of prime time promotion on NRK daily TV news. This is the major commercial free network, and «everyone» watches their news. This is an interview from the 787 cockpit with a former SAS-pilot saying how he would never go back, and how much better Norse is, the context being...

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by M564038
Fri Jul 08, 2022 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

Read the link I provoded a few posts above yours, it goes directly in to this question. The timing is not up to the pilots, Robert. I’m pretty sure they would have prefered not messing up everyone’s summer, but this time they had no choice. For once a SAS pilot’s strike is actually an inportant matt...

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by M564038
Fri Jul 08, 2022 9:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

The tide has turned(for now) there was a law-change in norway that specifically targeted the employment circus of Norwegian. The timing is not up to the pilots, Robert. I’m pretty sure they would have prefered not messing up everyone’s summer, but this time they had no choice. For once a SAS pilot’s...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 07, 2022 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

The timing is not up to the pilots, Robert. I’m pretty sure they would have prefered not messing up everyone’s summer, but this time they had no choice. For once a SAS pilot’s strike is actually an inportant matter in a societal sense. Now, when pilots are asking to be made whole, we are back to the...

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by M564038
Thu Jul 07, 2022 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: World’s Thinnest Watch
Replies: 32
Views: 1231

Re: World’s Thinnest Watch

Watches does nothing for me, but this one was really something. Very cool, and on the shopping list when I win the lottery. (Slightly dependent on the amount won)

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by M564038
Thu Jul 07, 2022 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

https://www-nettavisen-no.translate.goo ... r_pto=wapp
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This commentary in (right-wing) Nettavisen by (right wing) Commentator and labour law expert Elin Ørjasæther sums it all up as easy as it gets:
https://www-nettavisen-no.translate.goo ... r_pto=wapp

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by M564038
Wed Jul 06, 2022 12:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

I can only speak for Norway, but I believe Norwegian, Widerøes and Flyr has quite decent contracts these days. They always had, domestically, and the Norwegian guys fought like ***** to keep it that way, even when their ultimately failed expansion abroad went for all kinds of outsourcing and contrac...

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by M564038
Tue Jul 05, 2022 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

What everyone suspected. The sad part for everyone is that the restart won’t be succesfull either. The leadership of SAS gambles everything because of their badly informed, short sighted ideas. Most of SAS customers are Scandinavians. Can anyone tell me how long Wizz air lasted in Norway after their...

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by M564038
Tue Jul 05, 2022 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

Seems like the right thing to do, yes.

BoeingG wrote:
So the union would rather its pilots be jobless than negotiate reasonable terms? Surely it isn’t oblivious to SAS’s dire financial state.

Seems a callous choice.

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by M564038
Tue Jul 05, 2022 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

I am not employed by SAS. There are other ways to make your business attractive, increase efficiency and income than having an outright war within the company. You can cut cost without outsourcing and moving «Scandinavian jobs in Scandinavia» abroad. Many comparisons with Norwegian here, but one of ...

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by M564038
Tue Jul 05, 2022 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

The scandi-countries doesn’t have an equivalent to chapter 11. If you declare bankrupcy, it is over. Why do foriegn companies declare bankruptcy in the US? What does the United states offer that something in Europe can't? Other international airlines (like LATAM) have done the same thing, but it doe...

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by M564038
Tue Jul 05, 2022 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS files for chapter 11
Replies: 112
Views: 21904

Re: SAS files for chapter 11

Why make a second thread about the SAS troubles? This is just a strategic subset of the pilot strike, which is again just a subset of the employer hostile restructuring. The major thing is that SAS will never survive if they have a leadership of outsiders spending more time being at war with the emp...

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by M564038
Tue Jul 05, 2022 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS stock plummets as around 1000 SAS pilots go on strike

They made a deal with the unions and employees about hiring people back. The offer they made them now was to hire them «back» into a different company based abroad, with a much worse contract, and for many: only if they agreed to pay for their own A320 type rating in the meantime. Absolutely insane,...

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by M564038
Mon Jul 04, 2022 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS stock plummets as around 1000 SAS pilots go on strike

I am sorry, but it is absolutely not a myth. This about issues much larger than SAS in scandinavia, it is about ideology and politics. It might be symbolic, seeing as Ryanair and Norwegian has operated like this for years, but everyone saw them as half-criminal anyway, and SAS as the mighty, solidly...

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by M564038
Mon Jul 04, 2022 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS pilots go on strike
Replies: 104
Views: 19452

Re: SAS stock plummets as around 1000 SAS pilots go on strike

SAS laid off pilots during the pandemic, and rather than re-hiring, they made the pilots apply for new jobs in new companies under very different contracts. SAS has gotten away with a lot of stuff, being the proud scandinavian flag-carrier over the years. But there is one thing a lot more scandinavi...

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by M564038
Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 492
Views: 23172

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

Seems legit. Investigators: Pelosi Responsible For Jan. 6 Security Breakdown At U.S. Capitol https://thefederalist.com/2022/06/23/investigators-pelosi-responsible-for-jan-6-security-breakdown-at-u-s-capitol/ Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi shoulders much of the blame for the security breakdown at ...

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by M564038
Mon Jun 20, 2022 10:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 492
Views: 23172

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

I am right. This wasn't the only case brought up: https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2022-02-10/trump-backer-4-others-charged-with-voter-fraud-in-wisconsin I am surprised the numbers aren’t higher. I would have guessed more democrats thinking the republicans cheated. I will but I can't sp...

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by M564038
Mon Jun 20, 2022 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings
Replies: 492
Views: 23172

Re: January 6 Committee public presentations and hearings

I am surprised the numbers aren’t higher. I would have guessed more democrats thinking the republicans cheated. Could someone then please answer the question for BoeingG, I’d love to know his opinion on what exactly he thinks Trump was trying to do? Hope I don’t turn into one of those memes, a skele...

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by M564038
Sun Jun 12, 2022 8:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oregon bans release of mug shots
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: Oregon bans release of mug shots

Yes, enough with the wild west stuff.
People are innocent until found guilty. What the average (maybe)criminal looked like at the time of their arrest is of no public interrest.

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by M564038
Fri Jun 10, 2022 8:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Norway to cancel NH90 contract with NH Industries (NHI)
Replies: 40
Views: 4782

Re: Norway to cancel NH90 contract with NH Industries (NHI)

For the same reasons everyone else has a union. It makes life better. Everyone has the right to be in a union The officer’s union representing the actual users of the helicopters aren’t in agreement with the cancellation, and says most of the operational problems with the helicopters stems from the ...

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by M564038
Fri Jun 10, 2022 2:29 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Norway to cancel NH90 contract with NH Industries (NHI)
Replies: 40
Views: 4782

Re: Norway to cancel NH90 contract with NH Industries (NHI)

The officer’s union representing the actual users of the helicopters aren’t in agreement with the cancellation, and says most of the operational problems with the helicopters stems from the norwegian logistical side of things. They say they have had exact same kind of problems with the NH90 as they ...

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by M564038
Sun Jun 05, 2022 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Favorite artists/singers in other languages
Replies: 18
Views: 1189

Re: Favorite artists/singers in other languages

Paul McCartney and John Lennon.
George Harrison too.
Freddie Mercury and Frank Sinatra was also good.
The list goes further.

I had to endure Kent 15 times one festival season.
One of the worst band in history. More awful than words can describe. Especially live.

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by M564038
Fri May 27, 2022 8:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are online crushes a sign you've been single too long
Replies: 10
Views: 1306

Re: Are online crushes a sign you've been single too long

Having been around and close «celebreties» in a wide sense of the word, for much of my career, and as a road manager including part time therapist and long-distance relation advisor, I can tell you this: Starting a relationship with someone from a fan point of view does never, ever happen. I’ve seen...

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by M564038
Thu May 26, 2022 2:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 16133

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

The solutions are political, you simply want to pretend it isn’t because your politicians are the guilty ones. I just saw the video of the parents outside of the school whilst the shooter was inside killing their kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyXtymq-A6w Police was more concerned for the pare...

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by M564038
Thu May 26, 2022 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 16133

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

No it don’t. One of the primary arguments against gun control is that armed «good guys» provides important protection. According to that argument, Donald Trump would be the safest man on earth if the NRA brought their guns to that room. Trump can waive the secret service-protection anytime he wants ...

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by M564038
Thu May 26, 2022 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 16133

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

I am sure everyone will read carefully, take note and then humbly change their ways and country for the better, saving hundreds of thousands of lives regardless of whom I replied to;-) Haha! I do believe I did spell it out quite clearly, but I don’t mind repeating. It seems to me that you should be ...

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by M564038
Wed May 25, 2022 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 16133

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

I do believe I did spell it out quite clearly, but I don’t mind repeating. Most crime aren’t driven by bloodlust. If crime for money and valuables aren’t met by guns, the criminal won’t bring a gun. You make it uneccesary and illegal to own a gun, they will be turned in. You routinely do weapon amne...

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by M564038
Wed May 25, 2022 10:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 16133

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

You place way too much confidence in jail-time as a deterrence. As I said, there are others that has already solved these issues. Why don’t you start listening instead of more of the same old mediaevel solutions we KNOW aren’t the best ones. To answer your other point, which I also did before you ma...

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by M564038
Wed May 25, 2022 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 16133

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

But it is not bold. We have criminology, psychology, actual professionals and experts, decades of practice, statistics and studies from the various models and solutions used in the entire world. The rest of the western world has elected to do this differently, and have a far greater success with it....

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