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by Olddog
Thu Jul 02, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Violent crime surges across the United States
Replies: 74
Views: 2005

Re: Violent crime surges across the United States

And slavery history has its root that starts by a few thousand years before the US Black subset history.

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by Olddog
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

And if the visa costs could stop boozed brits flocking with ryanair, it could be a bonus....

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 280
Views: 15899

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Russia is just an inflated doll that scares only US rednecks. For China, the time they come for EU ww3 should have happened first.:)

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by Olddog
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 280
Views: 15899

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

On the other hand, as an European, I really hope that Trump get reelected! He does so much damages to the US standing in the world than 4 more years should finish to destroy the US momentum since WW 2 ....

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China "Backdoors" - What everyone feared may be reality
Replies: 23
Views: 1463

Re: China "Backdoors" - What everyone feared may be reality

Yes part of the problem when the US come with theses stories is that in the EU the answer is rather and so what? You do the same for decades......

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by Olddog
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

LJ wrote:
It's becoming really apparent that the EU doesn't trust the UK at all and is trying to preempt each possible loophole which the UK could use to gain a competitive advantage.


Do you think the UK is seen as an reliable country for the EU ?

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The culture wars reach branding
Replies: 98
Views: 3622

Re: The culture wars reach branding

I should complain for the Dolphins....

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

A101 wrote:
It would be easier if they just voted for a resolution to stop negotiating then ask the UK to drop its negotiation position.


Why ? They play by the same rules book than the UK: We absolutely want to negotiate but it is the other side that is unreasonable ....

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

The only position that counts is the EU parliament position: #Brexit – EU-UK talks: MEPs display unwavering support for the EU position And it can't be more clear: They regret that no real progress has been achieved in the talks after four negotiating rounds, and that differences remain substantial....

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 21, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

https://youtu.be/lSseSjouB2A


Jérome Riviere is a RN member. He is as anti EU than you. Do you think we should also ask Farage for advice ?
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Arion640 wrote:
Well summed up by this French MEP
https://youtu.be/lSseSjouB2A


Jérome Riviere is a RN member. He is as anti EU than you. Do you think we should also ask Farage for advice ?

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook removes ads for violating policy on organized hate.
Replies: 74
Views: 2269

Re: Facebook removes ads for violating policy on organized hate.

It is fun to talk about censorship elsewhere while anet is heavily regulated and censored :)

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by Olddog
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook removes ads for violating policy on organized hate.
Replies: 74
Views: 2269

Re: Facebook removes ads for violating policy on organized hate.

Your free speech mantra as zero weight as the US is the only country in the world that refuse to consider responsibilities that come with that speech.

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to authorize sanctions against ICC members probing possible Afghan war crimes by US personnel
Replies: 28
Views: 1286

Re: Trump to authorize sanctions against ICC members probing possible Afghan war crimes by US personnel

And please, let us laugh at the though of Russia successfully invading EU. It never worked once in history. The main danger from Russia comes thru corruption and internet fake news.

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

When you read that , it is easy to understand why the EU wants to spell carefully any treaty with the UK. Deep enshrined in the french laws we have "All deals must be made in good faith". When you deal with the UK you get the impression that even before writing things down they think how ...

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by Olddog
Fri May 29, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

June will be an entertaining month I guess.... The British have not understood, or they do not want to understand, that Brexit has consequences for them,” EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said in a punchy reaction to recent public statements by his British counterpart David Frost. ...... B...

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by Olddog
Fri May 22, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

Maye not so unexpected as theses threads can attest. We explain that for years just to deaf ears :)

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by Olddog
Sun May 10, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should there be a resurrection of the Austro-Hungarian Empire?
Replies: 49
Views: 2170

Re: Should there be a resurrection of the Austro-Hungarian Empire?

French may have a spare guillotine available just in case :)

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by Olddog
Fri May 08, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Threatens EU Over State Aid to Airlines
Replies: 342
Views: 29865

Re: Ryanair Threatens EU Over State Aid to Airlines

Fr has a long track record with justice in France. They can threaten all they want, being successful is an other story .

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by Olddog
Thu May 07, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Europe's coronavirus outbreak may not have originated from Wuhan
Replies: 45
Views: 2149

Re: Europe's coronavirus outbreak may not have originated from Wuhan

The explanation could be simpler. It could be that the virus was spreading slowly in Wuhan in the beginning. When it contaminated the athletes, it was healthy people that got sick but not deadly. Time going the virus found weaker people and the rest is known. Look at the Charles-De-Gaulle sailors:11...

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by Olddog
Thu May 07, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should November US election be canceled?
Replies: 133
Views: 3585

Re: Should November election be canceled?

AA747123 wrote:
The problem with voting by mail is overwhelming voter fraud. It is bad enough when voting in person. To vote you should be required to show PROOF of citizenship such as a US Passport.


Yes ask for an US passport, I bet that 80% of the US citizens does not have one :)

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by Olddog
Thu May 07, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Europe's coronavirus outbreak may not have originated from Wuhan
Replies: 45
Views: 2149

Re: Europe's coronavirus outbreak may not have originated from Wuhan

Far from being an absolution for China, it seems that the virus was spreading in Wuhan as early as October 2019 and a lot of athletes got sick coming back from the World Military Games in Wuhan.

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by Olddog
Wed May 06, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

According to huffingtonpost.co.uk: The UK now has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus-related deaths in Europe and the second-highest in the world. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show a total of 32,375 deaths involving Covid-19 have now been registered acros...

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by Olddog
Mon May 04, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons
Replies: 142
Views: 4155

Re: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons

And the scotus opinion has zero weight for non US citizens whatever it defines an assault riffle.

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by Olddog
Mon May 04, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons
Replies: 142
Views: 4155

Re: Canada Bans Semi Automatic Weapons

Fortunately it is just how YOU live, not the world )

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by Olddog
Mon May 04, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boyd Group Intl. suggests that US airports sue China's CCP
Replies: 94
Views: 4782

Re: Boyd Group Intl. suggests that US airports sue China's CCP

You just think that the UK leaving the EU is a problem for me. I am more than happy that it happened whatever your reason is. The UK was a a bad team member and will not be missed.
As we say the brits invented fair-play just for the others to use.

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by Olddog
Mon May 04, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boyd Group Intl. suggests that US airports sue China's CCP
Replies: 94
Views: 4782

Re: Boyd Group Intl. suggests that US airports sue China's CCP

The UK leaving EU is just a country that has delusion of grandeur and pretending to be way bigger that it is.....

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by Olddog
Sun May 03, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 23618

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - May 2020

The main problem is that we don't know yet if there is any level of immunity when you met the virus

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by Olddog
Thu Apr 30, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

I never missed it. I’m just questioning validity of the numbers and believe they are inflated which is not unreasonable when you take into account how US counts this data. Now whether this number is big or small I don’t know. That’s all. What is your point ? You are endlessly arguing about the numb...

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by Olddog
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup
Replies: 208
Views: 23332

Re: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup

I think it could be fun if KLM ends with LH. I very much doubt it could be allowed to pursue their Boeing narrowbody fleet strategy, just to not be mixed with the group :)

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by Olddog
Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

The virus has decimated Italy, Spain. Their tourism trade is dead for the next two years. France is not faring much better. Germany will likely come out the strongest but won’t avoid recession. I bet the final death count in the UK, when nursing homes and other are accounted for, will be at least o...

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by Olddog
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

I am all for British waters to be be Birtish only with consequence that all british catches land in UK.

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

I'd say a good 50% of drivers in the US should never have received a license. In Florida we have people 95 and over still driving. They are dangerous and far more of a threat than a healthy person spreading germs. Why is one ok but not the other? How do you dare to suggest to infringe the right to ...

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

I have hard time to believe it. 26% is 2,6 million people infected. Sweden has about the same population as Belgium. In Belgium, we have more than 2x the amount of confirmed infections. We have 3x the amount of deaths. Yet a recent study showed only 3% with anibodies. Yes, we test a lot more than S...

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by Olddog
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Relevance of the WHO post Covid-19
Replies: 69
Views: 2381

Re: Relevance of the WHO post Covid-19

But you will discover that most countries would be perfectly happy if the UN moved to Geneva for example.....

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by Olddog
Mon Apr 20, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Relevance of the WHO post Covid-19
Replies: 69
Views: 2381

Re: Relevance of the WHO post Covid-19

While the WHO has obviously a lot of flaws, creating an US agency to tell to the world what to do is just a pipe dream.

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

noviorbis77 wrote:
Can any of the EU cheerleaders explain to me why it is a good thing that EU citizens cannot listen to US radio stations online?


?????

https://www.radio.fr/country/usa

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

UK will refuse any EU offer to extend Brexit transition https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.ft.com/content/3c006614-767f-4447-8136-97987045517f David Frost, the UK’s chief negotiator, tweeted that “extending would simply prolong negotiations, create even more uncertainty, leave us liable to pay mor...

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The death rate increase in the US is spectacular.

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by Olddog
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mega Church Pastor Jailed for Soliciting Congregation to Attend Massive Services
Replies: 104
Views: 3089

Re: Mega Church Pastor Jailed for Soliciting Congregation to Attend Massive Services

In France, the main starting point is sourced from an event from the megachurch Porte Ouverte Chrétienne de Mulhouse. From that cluster the whole east of France was contaminated.

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by Olddog
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

We accept that the UK has not been in favour for a couple years, but that does not explain France, Italy or Spain, unless there are indications that UK traveler's spread the virus while EU nations locked down? I posted on that forum the story of that brits who had the covid-19 coming from Singapore...

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by Olddog
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla model Y
Replies: 53
Views: 2195

Re: Tesla model Y

Kiwirob wrote:
S & X don’t sell all that well in a Norway anymore, the 3 has taken sales away from both and the E-Tron is also selling like crazy.


That Audi is nice but as a french i just can't imagine buying one as Audi decided to keep that shitty name for french market.

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by Olddog
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla model Y
Replies: 53
Views: 2195

Re: Tesla model Y

I change the oil in my car every 2 years when it goes to scheduled revision. My Megan Estate goes on for its 8th year without a problem.

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by Olddog
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 335396

Rumour:AF-KLM about to get state injection of cash?

I heard on TV in France that due to the coronavirus crisis, the french state is about to buy back a lot of AF-KLM shares. And I suppose that The Netherland will do the same.

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by Olddog
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Found a convenient link for the numbers. Site is in french but Numbers are easy to read: https://coronavirus.politologue.com/ Numbers are updated roughly every day. The source for the data seems to be from john hopkins so an english source should be available if you can't stand french :)

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by Olddog
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence
Replies: 2460
Views: 86027

Re: Brexit Part 8: the UK government saying what I want is full access and divergence

You have to wonder about that when just the other day Lagarde President of the ECB in response to the Italian situation risk of Italian bonds when she said “we are not here to close spreads” she was pretty much telling them they were on their own and which she was publicly rebuke by Mattarella for ...

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by Olddog
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Herd Mentality
Replies: 55
Views: 2488

Re: The Herd Mentality

Mham, the official numbers are meaningless because it seems some countries are testing way more than others. I you don't test for coronavirus, your numbers will be obviously low but it means nothing. Lot at the UK or example and the herd immunity theory.....

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