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by dragon-wings
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 19441

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

I wonder if Trump and company will now take this seriously.

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by dragon-wings
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 19441

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

I am shocked!.......Shocked that it took this long for him to get it! He doesn't social distant and doesn't wear a mask. I mean no one should be surprised he got Covid.

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by dragon-wings
Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes
Replies: 294
Views: 21085

Re: NY Times obtains Trump's Taxes

Well now we know why he refuses to release his taxes.

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by dragon-wings
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Isaias
Replies: 4
Views: 624

Re: Hurricane Isaias

Here on Long Island (central Suffolk County) the power went out early Tuesday afternoon and it just came back on about a hour ago. Lots of tree branches down and a few large trees. A few roof shingles came off my house, but other than that no damage.

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by dragon-wings
Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?
Replies: 114
Views: 4960

Re: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?

It's thread like this that will prevent us from overcoming this virus! A rock can do better at handling this virus response than Trump and Republicans are. I think it is time for Trump to fire Dr. Fauci. He seems to be holding the country back and is putting a lot of false information out to inflate...

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by dragon-wings
Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 705
Views: 46751

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Meanwhile the White House is trying to discredit Dr. Fauci. They point to him saying in JANUARY that the virus was not a major thread and not to wear masks. They are also saying that Fauci should have the Presidents back. https://news.yahoo.com/white-house-seeks-discredit-fauci-184700526.html I'm te...

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by dragon-wings
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?
Replies: 59
Views: 3163

Re: Washington Redskins Name Change on the Way?

Now some other teams, like the MLB Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves, NFL's KC Chiefs may face pressure to ditch Native American related names. I didn’t think those names needed to be changed as much as the obvious racial slur of “Redskins”, but then I saw the Cleveland Indian’s mascot. What a disg...

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by dragon-wings
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The culture wars reach branding
Replies: 98
Views: 3830

Re: The culture wars reach branding

scbriml wrote:
I guess I won’t be following the Washington Redskins next season.


Was there any push to change the Blackhawks logo/name? I guess they are next.

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by dragon-wings
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The culture wars reach branding
Replies: 98
Views: 3830

Re: The culture wars reach branding

Almost 100 year old USA brand for chocolate covered vanilla ice cream bars 'Eskimo Bar' is also going to get a name change due to recognizing its insensitivity to indigenous Americans of arctic Alaska and Canada. https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/20/business/eskimo-pie-ice-cream-name-change-trnd/index.ht...

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by dragon-wings
Tue May 19, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine
Replies: 86
Views: 5846

Re: Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

I think he is lying about this. The FDA says it should only be taken for Covid19 in a hospital or research setting because of the potential side effects, so the presidents doctor is going against the FDA and letting him take this drug?

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by dragon-wings
Fri May 01, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67764

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

In South Korea they reported their first Covid-19 case on the exact same day as the US did. Now today in the news it is being reported the South Korea has not had any new Covid-19 cases in a week. I guess it goes to show how messed up the US response was. https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexandrasternl...

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by dragon-wings
Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attorney General Barr: Be On The Lookout For Constitutional Violations
Replies: 48
Views: 1647

Re: Attorney General Barr: Be On The Lookout For Constitutional Violations

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Then DiBlasio was calling out Jews the other day for a “socially distanced” funeral, specifically directing the police to arrest them in a Tweet. Ugly


If they start getting sick and some die I will not feel sorry for them at all! Most of them couldn't even be bothered to put a mask on!

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by dragon-wings
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Angels above NYC, Newark & Trenton, NJ 4/28/20
Replies: 19
Views: 1250

Re: Blue Angels above NYC, Newark & Trenton, NJ 4/28/20

I live on Long Island (Suffolk County) near KISP and I was hoping I would catch a glimpse of them, but I didn't. I shot that from the Airport Diner on Vets and Lakeland, was there with about a thousand other people who had the same idea, lol. I live a few blocks north of the Ronkonkoma railroad sta...

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by dragon-wings
Wed Apr 29, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Blue Angels above NYC, Newark & Trenton, NJ 4/28/20
Replies: 19
Views: 1250

Re: Blue Angels above NYC, Newark & Trenton, NJ 4/28/20

I live on Long Island (Suffolk County) near KISP and I was hoping I would catch a glimpse of them, but I didn't.

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by dragon-wings
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: 2020 Military Air Show Season Schedule
Replies: 6
Views: 1895

Re: 2020 Military Air Show Season Schedule

Because of the coronavirus this years Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach Park, in NY (May 23-24) has been cancelled.

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by dragon-wings
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67764

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

This virus has effect my family. My father's cousin died today from the virus. :crying:

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by dragon-wings
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MLB planning to start season in Arizona
Replies: 8
Views: 459

Re: MLB planning to start season in Arizona

The article says that players will sit in the stands six feet apart for social distancing. So if they still have to be six feet apart how will it work when a batter hits a single? Will the batter and first baseman have to be six feet apart? And what about tagging a runner? You need to be closer than...

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by dragon-wings
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "If I was Governor, I would handle the COVID-19 Pandemic like this..."
Replies: 96
Views: 3444

Re: "If I was Governor, I would handle the COVID-19 Pandemic like this..."

Perhaps an idea - separate from the main COVID-19 thread - to offer up ideas how YOU would handle the pandemic. It is easy to criticize those who are in charge (bit guilty myself of that), so why not contribute something constructive? "If I was Governor, I would...." 1) Close all establis...

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by dragon-wings
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Alert of "phishing"
Replies: 74
Views: 22112

Re: Your website keeps redirecting me to websites that are trying to trick me into download fake Flash updates

I get this also. I also get stuff saying I need to update my Norton Antivirus and McAfee, and I don't even own those!

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by dragon-wings
Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Super Bowl!!!
Replies: 44
Views: 1432

Re: Super Bowl!!!

I don't like either team, but I am glad Andy Reid finally won the big game. And Trump congratulates Kansas after the Chief won. :rotfl: The dumbest president ever! https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-mistakenly-congratulates-kansas-after-kansas-city-chiefs-super-bowl-win/ar-BBZADxO?ocid=sp...

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by dragon-wings
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment part II: The Senate Trial
Replies: 632
Views: 15599

Re: Impeachment part II: The Senate Trial

You can't accept that they exist but here you are. We can also discuss the day after this November. https://thehill.com/hilltv/what-americas-thinking/442753-clinton-suffered-most-from-obama-voters-voting-for-trump-in Wait... How does that prove your theory in any way? It doesn't. But a good time to...

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by dragon-wings
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment part II: The Senate Trial
Replies: 632
Views: 15599

Re: Impeachment part II: The Senate Trial

Did anyone catch Alan Dershowitz's answer to one of todays questions today? I forget what the question was, but his answer was basically that if the president does something to help him get re-elected and it is in the public interest he can not be impeached over it. https://www.cnn.com/videos/politi...

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by dragon-wings
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do you like cold winters or hot summers?
Replies: 38
Views: 1332

Re: Do you like cold winters or hot summers?

LabQuest wrote:
I'd take hot summers over cold winters.

I find it much easier to deal with the heat than I do the cold. I might be sweaty and uncomfortable but at least I can be outside and do activities without risk of death in short order.


I am the exact opposite of this.

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by dragon-wings
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 28235

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

In other news: https://www.axios.com/saudi-arabia-worry-us-iran-war-qasem-soleimani-d9790cc9-956b-4648-89dd-909c01bd19ca.html https://www.axios.com/netanyahu-israel-iran-soleimani-killing-b846c02b-f592-4b56-9827-9310cac092b8.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=orga...

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by dragon-wings
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 28235

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Trump is now saying if Iran retaliates for the killing of Suleimani the US would target Iran's cultural sites and he has threatened Iraq with sanction if US troops are forced to leave the country. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-threatens-iranian-cultural-sites-and-warns-of-sanctions-o...

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by dragon-wings
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Extreme Animal Cruelty Cases Can Now Be Prosecuted As Federal Crimes
Replies: 31
Views: 1289

Re: Extreme Animal Cruelty Cases Can Now Be Prosecuted As Federal Crimes

Wow Trump actually did something good and I agree with!

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by dragon-wings
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 80066

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

"White House preparing to release whistleblower complaint to Congress Trump has approved releasing the document at the center of his latest standoff with lawmakers, a senior administration official said." https://www.politico.com/story/2019/09/24/white-house-whistleblower-complaint-releas...

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by dragon-wings
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Football - It's back!
Replies: 141
Views: 16647

Re: American Football - It's back!

While I do think the benching of Eli was inevitable this season I think it was to early to do it. He didn't play all that bad in the first two games, plus just about all of his top receivers are out for one reason or another.

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by dragon-wings
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Football - It's back!
Replies: 141
Views: 16647

Re: American Football - It's back!

Earlier in this thread I said the NY Giants could win 6 to 8 games. After watching the first 2 games I say they win 3 at most! The defense is atrocious! And the overall play calling is real bad. I say fire everyone on the coaching staff and start over!

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by dragon-wings
Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump wants to loan Iran $15 billion? SAD!
Replies: 27
Views: 2366

Re: Trump wants to loan Iran $15 billion? SAD!

Yawn, the same people that are outraged at this had no issue when Obama did it under cover of darkness. We get it, y’all despise Trump or tRump like some of the illiterate like to call him. When y’all learn to be equally outraged no matter the political party involved then we may take your cries se...

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by dragon-wings
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump fires Bolton as National Security Advisor
Replies: 48
Views: 2956

Re: Trump fires Bolton as National Security Advisor

And now Trump is looking into giving Iran a bailout to come back to talks after Trump shredded the last agreement. https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-deal-iran-15-billion-nuclear-france-2019-9 Wouldn't it have been nice if we hadn't cancelled the original agreement? President Donald Trump is rep...

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by dragon-wings
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Football - It's back!
Replies: 141
Views: 16647

Re: FOOTBALL!!!!!!!!

I am a NY Giants fan and before the per season started I thought they would win maybe 3 games this year. But after watching them I can see them winning 6 to maybe 8 games. And Daniel Jones is looking pretty good. I wasn't sure about them picking him at #6 in the draft, but after watching him play I ...

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by dragon-wings
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Dorian Path
Replies: 56
Views: 10597

Re: Hurricane Dorian Path

You can't make this stuff up even if you tried https://am13.akamaized.net/med/cnt/uploads/2019/09/trump-alabama-1200x675.jpg In an effort to save face after this Alabama tweet, and raging against the outlets for repeating what he said, this is him attempting to justify that Alabama was in the path ...

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by dragon-wings
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 16398

Re: The Texas Special

This country as a whole is messed up, not sure what Texas has to do with it. Some of the largest shootings have happened in far leftist safe havens such as California, Connecticut, and Colorado. your right, maybe it has nothing to do with political parties and everything to do with gun laws Yes, no...

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by dragon-wings
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps next SCOTUS appointment
Replies: 29
Views: 2581

Re: Trumps next SCOTUS appointment

If anything does happen the Democrats should do exactly what the Republicans did with Merrick Garland and stall until after the election is over.

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by dragon-wings
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violance in video games.
Replies: 18
Views: 1644

Re: Violance in video games.

No. Video games are huge in Japan and there are no mass shooting there.

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by dragon-wings
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden says he's coming for assault weapons
Replies: 99
Views: 8574

Re: Biden says he's coming for assault weapons

Good! Assault weapons has no place in the populace.

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by dragon-wings
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 18312

Re: Sweet! Another mass shooting in El Paso

Another Second Amendment Celebration. Gun lovers will continue to claim how much more important that they have access to AK-47s than "other people" simply having their lives. do people really need assault rifles to go deer hunting? And if they are a lousy shot of course they will need the...

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by dragon-wings
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread
Replies: 77
Views: 27800

Re: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread

It looks like they didn't over do it with the CGI stuff which is a good thing.

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by dragon-wings
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump asked permission to bomb Iran
Replies: 17
Views: 1880

Re: Trump asked permission to bomb Iran

Well here is a Time magazine report that say that "intelligence officers even reported that they have been warned to avoid giving the President intelligence assessments that contradict stances he has taken in public." https://time.com/5518947/donald-trump-intelligence-briefings-national-se...

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by dragon-wings
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Which Plane Would You Buy?
Replies: 68
Views: 15012

Re: Which Plane Would You Buy?

If money was no object I would go for a Gulfstream 550 or Gulfstream 650. And then to get into the really small airports I would go for a Cessna 182.

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by dragon-wings
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 9861

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

I questioning if Trump is even a high school graduate; everyone knows no airports existed in 1775. From the opening of his speech: In June of 1775 the Continental Congress created a unified Army out of the Revolutionary Forces encamped around Boston and New York, and named after the great George Wa...

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by dragon-wings
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC
Replies: 159
Views: 9861

Re: Trump brings in tanks for 4th of July celebration in Washington DC

Well I am glad that he stuck to the script. The military planes were cool, but I think the speech was way to long. To me it was him just rambling for almost a hour.

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dragon-wings wrote:
I would not want to be flying in or out of KDCA on July 4th. They plan on suspending operations from 6:15pm to 7:45pm so the idot can have his fly overs.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/02/politics ... index.html

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by dragon-wings
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Enters North Korea
Replies: 95
Views: 5190

Re: Trump Enters North Korea

I just had this come across my social media feed and it is stunning https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/7/1/1868705/-Stunning-side-by-side-comparison-of-Fox-News-vs-North-Korean-state-propaganda?detail=facebook&fbclid=IwAR1Dm4XInfGuEbdxiRwdE1oeqBlpSh_rwKJDoaHgw1XYATpsuRllMFCykjs State media i...

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by dragon-wings
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What do you think about Windows 10
Replies: 83
Views: 7779

Re: What do you think about Windows 10

I have had the newest Windows 10 v1903 for about a month now and there is one thing I really hate about it. They changed the download folder sorting Here is the description. Windows 10’s Downloads folder will be sorted by “most recent” by default, which puts your most recently downloaded folders on ...

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