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by M564038
Mon Jan 17, 2022 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 285
Views: 12387

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

This is the Health authority’s official press release in english: (their translation, which does give a slightly milder impression than some of the statements given in norwegian) https://www.fhi.no/en/news/2022/offer-of-coronavirus-immunisation-for-children-and-adolescents-expanded/ The government p...

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by M564038
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 285
Views: 12387

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Meanwhile, Norwegian health authorities make vaccination available for 5-11 year olds, but ask parents to consider not vaccinating as children doesn’t get very ill, and current vaccines doesn’t stop transmission. They say this group is better protected by getting Omicron. I don’t know what to think ...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 15, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 195
Views: 7882

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

There isn’t two sides to it. The democrats represent pretty much the entire political spectrum from left to right within most democratic countries. The republicans represent values that are found only in far right banana republics and dictatorships. Good thing it boiled over finally. The results wer...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 15, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 285
Views: 12387

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Luckily Brazil is very well vaccinated, haven’t quite followed India closely. In my country we have seen levels of infection at a level far, far above earlier in the pandemic. Hospitals and deaths are NOT following. They have been tracing everything and everyone and every case up until now, I got th...

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by M564038
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 195
Views: 7882

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Those issues are part if the same Phenomenon, and the guilt lies squarely and surely on the far right wing ie. the republicans. That is saying vaccine misinformation is causing that. I am asking about how election misinformation, specifically related to 01/06 since this is what we are discussing. is...

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by M564038
Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 285
Views: 12387

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Our health authority (FHI) has said today that they don’t think any kind of close down will be able to stop Omicron, and that they aren’t seeing a big wave of hospitalization amongst the vaccinated. 90%+ of those over 65+ are booster vaccinated, 95% over 75. Their argument for restriction over the l...

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by M564038
Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 195
Views: 7882

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

This is very precisely put. What gets me is that I do not see or understand the motivation. Why do the GOP want to remove democracy? No one gets a better life. Why do people want a country or a society with harsh gradients and inequality? It makes everyone’s lifes unsafe and miserable. I guess I jus...

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by M564038
Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Bob Saget
Replies: 14
Views: 843

Re: RIP Bob Saget

Very sad! Even when he was doing the most over the top, family friendly stuff imageinable, you could tell there was integrity and depth to him. A rarity among the stars of the television entertainment world.

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by M564038
Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 285
Views: 12387

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

The whole family, including myself have Covid at the moment. The amount of false negatives from a variety of self-tests lasting well into symptomatic disease are astounding. Do not trust self-testing for omicron. (And before you ask. They were done correctly, they were all on the list of self-tests ...

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by M564038
Sun Jan 09, 2022 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 5728

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

No one says to trust your instinct about this, Braybuddy. No one, if anything research suggests the exact opposite. I’ve always thought from the start this was a shake down for more cash from Giuffre. Andrew screwed up when he denied sleeping with her. He should have just admitted he shagged her, in...

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by M564038
Sun Jan 09, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 Vaccine Experience Thread
Replies: 152
Views: 16895

Re: Covid19 Vaccine Experience Thread

Got 2 red lights in a row after the second dose back in august, but only one red light on the same stretch of road with the half-dosage booster shot the other day.
This shows a clear link.

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by M564038
Sat Jan 08, 2022 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 285
Views: 12387

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

FHI (our national health authority) today published some easy to understand numbers on just how much more risk non-vaccinated run than vaccinated for serious disease. The magic number is 18 across all age groups. You are 18 times more likely to be hospitalized if you are non-vaccinated. They haven’t...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 08, 2022 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 285
Views: 12387

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

FHI (our national health authority) today publishied some easy to understand numbers on just how much more risk non-vaccinated run than vaccinated for serious disease. The magic number is 18 across all age groups. You are 18 times more likely to be hospitalized if you are non-vaccinated. They haven’...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 285
Views: 12387

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

So this is partly anecdotal, and partly based on numbers from our national health authority. We have not had deaths among healthy vaccinated people <65 at all. At all. (Sourche:FHI) My hospital doctor and nurse friends says pretty much everyone hospitalized and especially intensive care is either un...

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by M564038
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 285
Views: 12387

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Got my booster yesterday. Kid tested positive today. Hope the 2 doesn’t add up;-)

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by M564038
Thu Jan 06, 2022 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 365
Views: 16992

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

-Tina Bru is not in government, the right wing coallition she represented was voted out. The actions described in the article was seen as a desperate measure on her way out. It is however a real debate if we should to keep up oil and gas production, or symbolically lead the way in closing down produ...

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by M564038
Wed Jan 05, 2022 12:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is your theme for the year?
Replies: 10
Views: 677

Re: What is your theme for the year?

A year of low expectations I would say. No big career moves or lofty travel plans or health revolutions. The pandemic is very heavy on motivation and long term plans. I am very lucky to have a good job and a good family, and focus this year will be to keep the wife happy, and the kids happy and my e...

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by M564038
Mon Jan 03, 2022 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 365
Views: 16992

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

There is nothing wrong with nuclear, and we should get as much possible of it running as soon as possible. And before you ask, yes I am completely comfortable with living within 8Km of a unprocessed nuclear waste dump from 60 years of running a reactor. There’s not a trace to be measured 200meters f...

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by M564038
Mon Jan 03, 2022 11:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 365
Views: 16992

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

First of all, population growth is pretty much stabilized. Bringing people out of poverty and being given some education makes sure of that. (Don’t know about Texas, but you know). Humans makes up 1/10000 of the worlds biomass. A couple of billion more don’t change that much. We need to learn how to...

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by M564038
Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:51 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: DIY project !!! ... an ancient Cessna 16-17 years AOG
Replies: 16
Views: 1696

Re: DIY project !!! ... an ancient Cessna 16-17 years AOG

“Jimmy’s world” is a very entertaining YouTube-channel that does this kinda thing a lot better;-) Extremely feel good, with a self-depreciation twist, but you can sense the hard work and expertise that goes into it!

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by M564038
Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 365
Views: 16992

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

We can’t do that, so we won’t, and you know very well why. In the above, how do people relate to this - https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-features/doomsday-glacier-thwaites-antarctica-climate-crisis-1273841/ That's why the predicted valuation of fossil fuel assets is what they are. Seem...

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by M564038
Sun Jan 02, 2022 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4651

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

Why would that be uncomfortable? Has anyone ever claimed that 100% of all uneccesary police shootings in the US are done by white supremacist cops? Is incompetence reserved for racists? The incompetence, the wild west gun use and the systemic racism are all symptoms of a very ill law enforcement sys...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 01, 2022 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4651

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

What do you mean, I only asked him a question? As this is an international forum, and if he meant something else by his comment regarding the police officers skin color, maybe he should make his point a bit clearer for us poor non-native speakers? What? Are you uncomfortable with black people workin...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 01, 2022 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4651

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

What? Are you uncomfortable with black people working as police officers? "no good reason" being they shoot and kill unarmed dark skinned people. The suspect they were shooting at in the mall was unarmed, just for reference. You do know that the cop who shot both people was Black and a BLM...

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by M564038
Sat Jan 01, 2022 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4651

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

First, you should stop calling them cops. You’ve got uneducated blow hards. Statistics also show they are far from having the most risky jobs. Start educating them(3+ years), and start profiling them. Include well educated social workers and people with pedagogical education and experience. Get rid ...

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by M564038
Fri Dec 31, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4651

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

Yes. More incarceration and more firearms. Thats surely going to solve the problems in the US. You are #1 by far in both those statistics already, and look where that got you. Not interrested at all in trying free education and healthcare, workers rights, a policeforce educated in dealing with peopl...

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by M564038
Fri Dec 31, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced
Replies: 379
Views: 89469

Re: New Norwegian low-cost Norse Atlantic Airways announced

Those AerCap ones are also going to keep their original registrations. An aircraft can only have one LN-reg.
Flyr has the same thing going with several ex-NAX 737s that had to keep their original NAX regs.

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by M564038
Thu Dec 30, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4651

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

Uneducated police and a paranoid nation with a wild west millitaristic, macho attitude and guns everywhere, what could go wrong.. And yet, police in all comparable countries solve these situations without killing people every day. Even social workers in the US and other countries do this continously...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 30, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4651

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

And yet, police in all comparable countries solve these situations without killing people every day. Even social workers in the US and other countries do this continously. Why is this so difficult for american poloce officers? Is it because they are uneducated and haven’t got a clue compared to poli...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 30, 2021 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 365
Views: 16992

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

What will it take for you to recognise a threat of this sort? Really; you want an imaginary number to what could be a scientific consensus for action when no climate emergency exists, you are aware that it’s not a imaginary scientific consensus rhetoric that makes national policy, it’s a political d...

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by M564038
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 365
Views: 16992

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

What will it take for you to recognize the (a) threat? So, could you please quantify at what level of consensus you would agree on taking neccesary measures to save the environment for life on earth as wr know it? We are at 97% or a bit above that now. 98%? 99%? 99,99% consensus to save the planet? ...

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by M564038
Tue Dec 28, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 365
Views: 16992

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

So, could you please quantify at what level of consensus you would agree on taking neccesary measures to save the environment for life on earth as wr know it? We are at 97% or a bit above that now. 98%? 99%? 99,99% consensus to save the planet? Give us a number. Ok; https://www.airliners.net/forum/v...

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by M564038
Tue Dec 28, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 365
Views: 16992

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Again you are trying, with no knowledge or expertise, to second guess scientific consensus in the most important questions of our time, based on nothing but cherry-picking. Have you read the book and the quoted potions of various IPCC RAs? Science is about inquiry, not fealty. I’d say his credential...

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by M564038
Mon Dec 27, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Acupuncture & herbal medicine - is it hokum?
Replies: 21
Views: 1085

Re: Acupuncture & herbal medicine - is it hokum?

It's real where it works, the issue is they can't be patented and the multi trillion dollar pharmaceutical industry and many if not most of their highly paid MD disciples will not lend credence to these therapies. At least some of them have the decency to claim they have no knowledge of such therap...

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by M564038
Mon Dec 27, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Acupuncture & herbal medicine - is it hokum?
Replies: 21
Views: 1085

Re: Acupuncture & herbal medicine - is it hokum?

Herbals that work aren’t called herbals anymore.
Alternative treatment that work is called «school medicine».

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by M564038
Fri Dec 24, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Serb Republic move to depart from Bosnia
Replies: 6
Views: 1326

Re: Serb Republic move to depart from Bosnia

Also, they will want Sarajevo, another big problem... That’s putting it mildly. I have been lucky enough to visit Sarajevo a few times together with a family friend that in a former life was a, honest to god, east-bloc, communist deputy mayor of Sarajevo in the 80’s. He’s a muslim, his wife a chris...

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by M564038
Fri Dec 24, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 301
Views: 21189

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

While not disagreeing, I’d just like to raise a couplenof points. (Sorry for my english being even more broken than usual today, I’ve been talking a 3rd language for a few days. Messes it all up.) Delta isn’t really lethal either per se, the virus is spread as normal, and the host dies later from fo...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 23, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7924

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Indeed! The american declaration of independence and constitution were a beacon of hope for emerging liberal ideas, and inspired lots of emerging liberal democracies! My country’s included! We amend it all the time, though. It was far from perfect when written in 1814, although already then some ide...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 23, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7924

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Norway's wealth comes mostly from abundant natural resources, gas and oil in particular. Not true. Norway’s wealth comes from paying worker’s enough to keep them buying your goods. Then modernizing enough to keep producing them slightly cheaper than what you sell them to your workers for. This is y...

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by M564038
Wed Dec 22, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 301
Views: 21189

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

At the same time, with 4700 Omicron-cases confirmed since November 28th, which officials say is just the tip of the ice-berg since only a fraction is sequenced to identify variation, Norway has seen -1- person shortly hospitalized with Omicron. (Source NRK, FHI, DB.NO, VG.NO) https://www.beckershosp...

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by M564038
Tue Dec 21, 2021 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7924

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

But you see, The average isn’t really that interesting. What about the typical person rather than the average? How many people do you have in the lower brackets? Crime rate? Number of incarcerated people? Turns out even socialist hell holes like sweden, iceland and norway has more billionaires per c...

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by M564038
Tue Dec 21, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7924

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Good points! The word of the founders combined with a wild west attitude where everyone must fend for themselves and their family(as shown in the gun cult) No tradition or real culture, only money and power. The Founders intended the Senate precisely to be a place where legislation dies. The Founder...

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by M564038
Mon Dec 20, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation 2021
Replies: 794
Views: 153805

Re: Nordic Aviation 2021

https://e24.no/boers-og-finans/i/0Gbw6G ... -lansering
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Norse Atlantic moved their first aircraft to Oslo today.
https://e24.no/boers-og-finans/i/0Gbw6G ... -lansering

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by M564038
Sun Dec 19, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better
Replies: 167
Views: 7924

Re: WP: Manchin will not vote for Build Back Better

Just sad. USA falls further behind the civilized world.

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by M564038
Fri Dec 17, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.
Replies: 55
Views: 3661

Re: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.

Covid kills millions.
Covid, even before Omicron, is so much more transmissable that the measures put in place to limit the spread totally stopped the spread of influenza last year.


acavpics wrote:
The seasonal flu has killed 10s of thousands of people world wide. Why no hysteria about that?

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by M564038
Fri Dec 17, 2021 12:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2363

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Not going to give it to the criminal. He won't need it anymore. Simple logic shown to work in most civilized countries, this. Which would you rather disarm? Since you ask. I would start with average gun owners. Someone needs to stop it from escalating further. Criminals use guns because they «have t...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 16, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 301
Views: 21189

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

This is probably the right thread for it. Norwegian Public Health institute report on Omicron super-spread event at restaurant November 30th resulting in a total of 145 people infected. Report based on 80 cases stemming from one room in the restaurant out of 111 respondants: https://www.eurosurveill...

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by M564038
Thu Dec 16, 2021 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.
Replies: 55
Views: 3661

Re: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.

https://www.eurosurveillance.org/conten ... onstatus-1
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A version of the original report in English, more difficult to read, but obviously a better source for completely accurate information:
https://www.eurosurveillance.org/conten ... onstatus-1

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by M564038
Thu Dec 16, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.
Replies: 55
Views: 3661

Re: The first death from omicron variant reported in U.K as lockdowns back on agenda.

The Norwegian institute of public health has made a report on the first Omicron-outbreak 3 weeks ago, when a person arrived from south-africa, went to a christmas party, and ended up infecting more than 100 people at a restaurant. They have done the research of one of the groups that was in a chambr...

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