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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: 353
Views: 12662

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: 353
Views: 12662

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: 353
Views: 12662

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: 729

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: 39
Views: 4013

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: 39
Views: 4013

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: 1101

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: 1247

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: 15470

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: 15470

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: 15470

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: 15470

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: 15470

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: 15470

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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by M564038
Wed May 25, 2022 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15470

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Yet, it is the sad truth. This won’t stop until someone takes the guns away from «the good guys». You see, the bad guys also arm themselves because they think they have to. If you don’t have a gun, they won’t bring a gun to rob your house either. So it’s basically a pretty simple matrix. If your hou...

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by M564038
Wed May 25, 2022 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15470

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

You might say I am a dreamer, but I’m not the only one because I’m pretty sure stuff like free healthcare, minimum wages, free higher education,mandatory holidays, worker’s rights, parentsl leave and general social secutity and greater equality has been mentioned once or twice by at least one of you...

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by M564038
Wed May 25, 2022 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15470

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Even the NRA themselves aknowledges there is not a single nice guy among them. Guess what folks. The NRA has banned guns from their convention this week. Apparently there are not going to be enough good guys with guns attending this event. https://www.businessinsider.com/nra-conference-wont-allow-at...

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by M564038
Wed May 25, 2022 9:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15470

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

And most don’t. But bullying, in this case combined with a broken home and the lack of social security in the US, can be extremely dangerous. It is dehumanizing. If you aren’t treated as a human being, how can you be expected to treat others as human beings. How would you even know how that works? I...

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by M564038
Wed May 25, 2022 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX
Replies: 519
Views: 15470

Re: Elementary school shooting in Uvalde, TX

Really? Is that so self-evident in questions regarding lethal weapons? Would it not be better for experts to find a common solution on a societal level? Seems like a lot of countries going that route is a lot safer than the US. Of course, each person has to weigh the pros and cons and come to their ...

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by M564038
Fri May 20, 2022 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The lost decade of the world?
Replies: 9
Views: 1089

Re: The lost decade of the world?

Grow up. You know rolling back environmental regulation won't happen. Infact it will need to be X10. This is also not a problem for the economy. The countries with the tightest environmental regulations, tend to be the richest. And it hasn't stopped them from becoming richer. How to prevent the worl...

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by M564038
Fri May 20, 2022 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Norway killed the petrol car
Replies: 42
Views: 2177

Re: How Norway killed the petrol car

i3 doesn’t count. Silly!

T18 wrote:
TheSonntag wrote:
If you have driven a BEV, you never want another kind of car.


I mean this just isn't true. Drove an I3 BMW, still like my Jetta better.

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by M564038
Thu May 19, 2022 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Norway killed the petrol car
Replies: 42
Views: 2177

Re: How Norway killed the petrol car

If you have an old farting rube goldberg engine that needs to be geared to be able to deliver the right force to the wheel: yes. Although they are not statistically safer, nor more efficient than their automatic Rube Goldberg cousins, so what this would achieve is a bit foggy. I guess it is in the s...

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by M564038
Thu May 19, 2022 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Norway killed the petrol car
Replies: 42
Views: 2177

Re: How Norway killed the petrol car

Every car I have owned up until the EVs was a stick shift. You could add a mock up one from a Winnie the Pooh toy car or something on your EV if you want something to hold in your right hand. The performance will still be better. Yes. Sorry about that. Some people love needless loud farting noises a...

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by M564038
Thu May 19, 2022 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Norway killed the petrol car
Replies: 42
Views: 2177

Re: How Norway killed the petrol car

Yes. Sorry about that. Some people love needless loud farting noises and toxic fumes. For a variety of reasons.

ACDC8 wrote:
M564038 wrote:
Once you are a EV-driver, you won’t go back!

Not everyone. Many of us have driven various EVs and yet, we prefer ICE vehicles for a myriad of reasons.

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by M564038
Thu May 19, 2022 9:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Norway killed the petrol car
Replies: 42
Views: 2177

Re: How Norway killed the petrol car

Agreed, if everything else was equal. But there is a bit more to it. -Global warming -Wars and international politics over fossil fuel resouces. -Massive international government subsidies for the fossil fuel and fossil car industries for decades and decades. -Massive anti-electric propaganda effort...

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by M564038
Wed May 18, 2022 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Norway killed the petrol car
Replies: 42
Views: 2177

Re: How Norway killed the petrol car

Not enough to compensate for the stock market losses in our national wealth fund..

MohawkWeekend wrote:
If rich Norway is taxing BEV's, then ...........

Can you imagine how much more revenue is flowing to them with these fossil fuel prices?

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by M564038
Wed May 18, 2022 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Norway killed the petrol car
Replies: 42
Views: 2177

Re: How Norway killed the petrol car

I feel you are slightly misrepresenting the numbers, Rob. But agreed on it being stupid to already start reducing incentives. Registered car fleet 2021: Petrol: 893 437 Diesel: 1 215 484 Pure electric: 460 734 (Source: SSB - Statistics Norway) Sales, private cars March 2022: EVs: 95.7% (Source: OFV....

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by M564038
Tue May 17, 2022 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 115
Views: 5728

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

Ok, so now I’ve got that unsolicited info about you, anonymous internet person. Not quite why I participated in this thread, but I’m sure it’ll come in handy one day. So, do you think Russia is communist or not? Yet, the people who used to be "communists" are still running the place. They ...

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by M564038
Tue May 17, 2022 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 115
Views: 5728

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

So, do you think Russia is communist or not?

johns624 wrote:
M564038 wrote:
Russia is a fascist, righ wing, capitalist, dictatorship.

Yet, the people who used to be "communists" are still running the place. They just steal more money than they used to.

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by M564038
Tue May 17, 2022 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 115
Views: 5728

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

Also, dear Seb, Europe 101, No country in europe is predominantly socialist, but many western european countries has at times had a social democrat, a diet socialist light max, government, but always about half/half with equally moderate right wing governments. Again this is 101. Russia= fascist rig...

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by M564038
Tue May 17, 2022 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 115
Views: 5728

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

Not as well.
Russia is a fascist, righ wing, capitalist, dictatorship.

petertenthije wrote:
seb146 wrote:
NATO nations in Europe are some form of socialist or another. Russia is communist in the minds of many Americans.

These days Russia is very capitalist as well.

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by M564038
Tue May 17, 2022 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 115
Views: 5728

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

Putin is right wing. There is no communist or left wing relation to today’s Russia. He is a fascist dictator. So the United States is funding socialism to stop communism? Wait! Communism? What does communism got to do with this war? NATO nations in Europe are some form of socialist or another. Russi...

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by M564038
Tue May 17, 2022 8:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 115
Views: 5728

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

seb146 wrote:

So the United States is funding socialism to stop communism?

Wait! Communism? What does communism got to do with this war?

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by M564038
Mon May 16, 2022 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland and Sweden: Together To NATO, Applying In May?
Replies: 141
Views: 10428

Re: Finland and Sweden: Together To NATO, Applying In May?

Most certainly, but Jens is very close both to the political culture and the leaders in the nordic countries. The norwegian social democrats has been working for this since 1948, and he has been a personal friend of every swedish social democrat leader since Palme. He was especially close with Anna ...

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by M564038
Mon May 16, 2022 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finland and Sweden: Together To NATO, Applying In May?
Replies: 141
Views: 10428

Re: Finland and Sweden: Together To NATO, Applying In May?

«Application will be sent today, tomorrow or wednesday». Swedish government formally vote to apply for NATO membership. https://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/a/WjGvqL/presstraff-med-andersson-och-kristersson As a norwegian I think it is wonderfull that the nordics will be united in the same defence coa...

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by M564038
Mon May 16, 2022 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 9141

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

That was a bit to mysterious to me. As someone pretty middle of the road politically, I am member of a political party that has 4 parties to the left, and 5 parties to the right of ut represented in our parlament, I fail to see any grounds for your paranoia. You do seem to fall pretty far out on the...

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by M564038
Mon May 16, 2022 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 9141

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

In which case I think you should call them out here and now. I, for one, must have missed something. As a matter of fact, there seems to be a distinct lack of the extreme left on this forum, but there surely is a few fringe right voices. Maybe from the locally right-skewed american political environ...

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by M564038
Mon May 16, 2022 12:35 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Empty Weights between first and last off the line
Replies: 17
Views: 3437

Re: Empty Weights between first and last off the line

Across many thousand parts it would mostly average out as well. Some slightly above, some slightly below. As a layman in these matters: The only factor causing a strong enough trend to do much, would be one team or shift doing major work like large amounts of adhesives or fasteners differently, at l...

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by M564038
Mon May 16, 2022 8:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 9141

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Not to divert the thread, but Breivik chose his victims because they were to become the primary cultural-marxist facilitators for the muslim takeover of europe. Reminds me a bit of Anders Breivik, this guy. Right wing brainwashed scum. More like Brenton Tarrant, Breivik killed mostly white people, w...

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by M564038
Sun May 15, 2022 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 9141

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

The issue of insanity was central in the Anders Breivik-case. In the end he was judged to be not insane. They opinioned that while lots of his opinions and resulting actions easily could have been the result of psychosis, he did source them in actual, existing political opinion on the internet. The ...

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by M564038
Sun May 15, 2022 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 201
Views: 9141

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Reminds me a bit of Anders Breivik, this guy. Right wing brainwashed scum.

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by M564038
Wed May 11, 2022 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever call the crisis hotline? (***NOT*** suicidal)
Replies: 11
Views: 1022

Re: Ever call the crisis hotline? (***NOT*** suicidal)

Just want to say I wish you all the best! Hope you’ll get some kind of break on the social side of things!

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by M564038
Sat May 07, 2022 9:49 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Empty Weights between first and last off the line
Replies: 17
Views: 3437

Re: Empty Weights between first and last off the line

18 years? Surely you men 29(!) years?! With production of the 321ceo recently ending, I was wondering if there was any difference between the weight of the 1st 321-200 off the line Monarch received and the last one Delta received? Obviously advances in electronics and avionics have surely lightened ...

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by M564038
Sat May 07, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avolon CEO says Boeing has "lost its way"
Replies: 90
Views: 15740

Re: Avolon CEO says Boeing has "lost its way"

None of those crashes were down to a faulty product, though. They made minor UX adjustment to be even safer. Actually I am struggling (and I am somewhat surprised) to find a single Airbus accident that boils down to design or manufacturing errors. Boeing has plenty. I don’t think we can overlook the...

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by M564038
Fri May 06, 2022 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Don't :Look up and the realness of it.
Replies: 31
Views: 1939

Re: Don't :Look up and the realness of it.

Columbia pictures was basically given «Fail Safe» because the book it was based on more or less was plagsrising «red alert»(strangelove). Strangelove was Columbias priority and Kubrick their star, so Strangelove went first. Fail Safe is an ok movie for the time, it was drowned out by (rightfully) co...

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by M564038
Thu May 05, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: US supreme court overturns abortion rights, upending Roe vs. Wade
Replies: 1013
Views: 39138

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

[threeid][/threeid]I once held a dead 18 week fetus, my own child to be. I will say those countries that put the limit on self-chosen thereabouts is as dead on as can be. An 18 week fetus is not yet a human being, even though our parenting reflexes and emotions are maturing at that point. The right ...

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by M564038
Mon Apr 25, 2022 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China
Replies: 1166
Views: 439324

Re: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China

This is ridicolous. It’s only been a month. There is no reason at all to claim there has been too much time consumed yet. Data recovery from damaged storage can be very demanding, and have to follow strict protocol. Then there are the analysis itself. Although the data is super-easy to read «like a ...

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by M564038
Fri Apr 22, 2022 11:04 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is something actually beeing done about the howling issue on A220 and E2s?
Replies: 24
Views: 4475

Re: Is something actually beeing done about the howling issue on A220 and E2s?

While it is possible to measure noise at a given position over a given time very accurately, measuring noise sources in a way that can predict the percieved loudness of that source in the real world, with all it’s variations, with any sort of meaningful precision is almost completely hopeless, and a...

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by M564038
Sun Apr 17, 2022 9:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You got to love British humor
Replies: 44
Views: 2607

Re: You got to love British humor

Over here, it is absurdly broadcast at 21.00 on December 23. Because. Forever. We also watch a slightly different version than most. Recorded the day before or after with slightly worse video-quality. The swiss version I believe. Because. Forever. I'm surprised our German members haven't mentioned D...

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