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by petertenthije
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 41
Views: 1382

Re: Euros 2020 thread

The whole thing was pretty distressing to witness and I'm surprised the broadcast continued to show the medics administering CPR to him. That surprised me as well. If there’s a streaker the camera angle changes before the viewer even realises something is wrong. Yet, a life-or-death struggle is bro...

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 41
Views: 1382

Re: Euros 2020 thread

https://mobile.twitter.com/DBUfodbold/s ... 4655080449
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Danish football association confirmed Erikson is awake and taken to hospital. Good news, all things considered.

https://mobile.twitter.com/DBUfodbold/s ... 4655080449

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 41
Views: 1382

Re: Euros 2020 thread

According to dutch live tv, Erikssen was taken away by ambulance.

There are unconfirmed reports he is concious, having apparantly raised his hand while on the gurney.

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 12, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Euros 2020 thread
Replies: 41
Views: 1382

Re: Euros 2020 thread

Denmark finland niw. Not sure what happened but something’s seriously wrong with Eriksen. He’s being reanimated on the field. I hooe he’ll pull through.

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by petertenthije
Sat Jun 12, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Indonesia contracts 36 Dassault Rafales
Replies: 16
Views: 1112

Re: Indonesia contracts 36 Dassault Rafales

Indonesia is splashing out at the moment. Just signed for 6 FREMM frigates @ about $500 million each. That will be quite the upgrade! If Indonesia and Australia continue to play nice, the two of them, along with Singapore, will be a formidable presence in that area of Asia. Let’s be realistic thoug...

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by petertenthije
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM livery
Replies: 14
Views: 3736

Re: KLM livery

https://twitter.com/klm/status/699943252980592640
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The current colours are:

RAL 5010, cheatline
RAL 5015, top
RAL 9016, bottom

https://twitter.com/klm/status/699943252980592640

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by petertenthije
Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New phone- help me choose
Replies: 29
Views: 1239

Re: New phone- help me choose

iPhone. New one will be announced tomorrow. I had 5 different generations of Galaxy before I switched to iPhone and I’ll never look back. iPhones just work. I agree. People are funny that complain about no removable battery in the iPhone, which is a simple solution to carry a Anker external battery...

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by petertenthije
Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH17-trail, part 1
Replies: 41
Views: 3946

Re: MH17-trail, part 1

the District Court of The Hague started the sample trial. Interesting translation, you used an auto-translator like Google probably? There is no sample trial, what they said is monsterproces. Proces being trial, monster can translate as sample but also as, well, monster. Or in simple terms: massive...

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by petertenthije
Mon Jun 07, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 195
Views: 12171

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

I really can't understand why Hamilton was so eager to go for first place after the restart. For the first time in years he is being seriously challenged by someone. In prior years he had the best car by far so barring accidents and pit-stop fails he was nearly untouchable. It would appear to me th...

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by petertenthije
Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP/QAnon Conference circus in Dallas encourage coup
Replies: 20
Views: 1312

Re: GOP/QAnon Conference circus in Dallas encourage coup

jetwet1 wrote:
do you think these wingnuts will start quoting dates on when he will rise ?

The loudmouth will rise again?

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by petertenthije
Sun Jun 06, 2021 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran's Largest Warship Sinks After Fire in Gulf of Oman
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Re: Iran's Largest Warship Sinks After Fire in Gulf of Oman

ArchGuy1 wrote:
Will be interesting to see what the results of the investigation turn out to be.

You don’t really think Iran is going to issue a report on how and why their vessel sunk? The only way for them to do so, is if Iran find a way to pin it on Israel and/or the USA.

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by petertenthije
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trouble for Trump
Replies: 68
Views: 6082

Re: Trouble for Trump

unless Trump really lost it it would appear he is working on an insanity defense .... "President Trump"... I believe it is customary in the USA to continue referrring to retired presidents and vice-presidents by their title. People still say president Clinton, president Bush, president Ob...

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by petertenthije
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 8967

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

Something like this only happens in the US (short version of the link is a young mother shoot 3 times at a loose dog -a 6 month old puppy, btw- and instead shot and killed her own son). The kid ain't dead. At least, according to this link the kid was taken to hospital in a stable and non-life-threa...

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by petertenthije
Fri May 28, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans Block Bipartisan Capital Riot Investigation
Replies: 20
Views: 2174

Re: Republicans Block Bipartisan Capital Riot Investigation

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell decided to block a bipartisan investigation into the deadly January 6 domestic terror attack on the Capital. No surprise there. I say Democrats should just go it alone. Republicans clearly refuse to stand up for democracy and patriotism. 4 Americans killed in ...

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by petertenthije
Thu May 27, 2021 5:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trouble for Trump
Replies: 68
Views: 6082

Re: Trouble for Trump

During Jury selection, the Defense and prosecuting attorneys ask a series of questions of each prospective juror. They can also have pre prepared questions for all to fill out. If either side finds reasons to omit a juror, they will be dismissed. This is done in front of a judge. I would imagine th...

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by petertenthije
Wed May 26, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021
Replies: 320
Views: 31737

Re: Cruise Ship/Ocean Liner Thread -2021

The Statue of Liberty was restored before her Centennial in the 1980's after decades of neglect and the structure was in bad shape at the time. There were in fact design defects with the torch. The statue of liberty is a global icon recognised the world over. An icon that not just NYC, but the whol...

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by petertenthije
Wed May 26, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trouble for Trump
Replies: 68
Views: 6082

Re: Trouble for Trump

Evidence is Evidence, and in the US, a devout Trump supporter would probably be isolated out of the Jury pool. Especially if the prosecutor asks some pointed questions about partiality and their ability to do their citizen's duties. Is it possible for anyone to be impartial when you have someone as...

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by petertenthije
Wed May 26, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 8967

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

https://concealedcarrykillers.org/mass- ... y-killers/
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johns624 wrote:
Use links to support your position. If you don't have any, don't argue.

First link i found when googling “mass shootings with cpl” already lists 36.

https://concealedcarrykillers.org/mass- ... y-killers/

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by petertenthije
Wed May 26, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 8967

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

Nice post, but irrelevant. Law abiding citizens have been carrying guns, both concealed and openly, for many decades. Show me the stats on all the crimes and murders they've committed while carrying legally. According to you, there should be multitudes of them. Someone who performed a crime or a mu...

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by petertenthije
Tue May 25, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 8967

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

I like it. I mean the criminals don't have to have a license right? If that's your best argument, you might as well make everything legal. Drugs abuse? No problems, if criminals do it, so can you! Theft? No problems, if criminals do it, so can you! Murder? No problems, if criminals do it, so can you!

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by petertenthije
Mon May 24, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Belarus intercepts Ryanair flight from ATH to VNO
Replies: 261
Views: 26607

Re: Belarus intercepts Ryanair flight from ATH to VNO

As for Germany and Russian gas, I really don't know what it will take for them to change their ways. They also like their relationship with the US so why not buy US gas ? On a hunch, US gas is more expensive. Especially when considering the logistics. Russian gas comes through a pipeline, US gas wo...

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by petertenthije
Mon May 24, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 - 2021 Season
Replies: 195
Views: 12171

Re: F1 - 2021 Season

This post was delayed out of sheer boredom. What an appallingly boring "race" that was. It’s Monaco, what did you expect? Unless someone crashes, this race is always decided in qualifying. I am happy to see Verstappen won the race, and is leading now. I don’t expect this to be for long, b...

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by petertenthije
Mon May 24, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 97
Views: 4950

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

Aaron747 wrote:
This view assumes all young people are incapable of balancing their own worldviews and recognizing the union is imperfect.

It would explain why some immediately go defensive when someone is critical towards the USA. You know, the “you’re just a freedom hating anti American” crowd.

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by petertenthije
Sun May 23, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 434
Views: 20445

Re: Rocket attacks in Israel

It is not a matter of proportionality. Did Israel fire 3300 missiles into Gaza? Everyone whines about Israel defending themselves, but then they run out and coddle those that won't even stand up to the terrorists putting their homes at risk in Gaza. In Israel I saw plenty of peace rallies. I didn't...

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by petertenthije
Thu May 20, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trouble for Trump
Replies: 68
Views: 6082

Re: Trouble for Trump

dfwjim1 wrote:
Six years ago people were talking about Mr. Trump facing jail time and still nothing has happened.

Let's just say there was something that Barr'ed proceedings. ;)

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by petertenthije
Wed May 19, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Important Bridge in Memphis Shut Down by Crack
Replies: 44
Views: 2841

Re: Important Bridge in Memphis Shut Down by Crack

I am still surprised at the fact that we still have so much infrastructure work to be done in the USA even after that being a central focus of a past administration, it reflect poorly on the public servants who are supposed to implement the mandates of the political leaders. The politicians come an...

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by petertenthije
Tue May 18, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chips, Cars, (and even planes)
Replies: 18
Views: 1074

Re: Chips, Cars, (and even planes)

EUV and DUV machines are made with US technology, so there is a requirement for US approval for export. There is also further review under the purview of the Wassenaar Arrangement, which controls the export of certain sensitive dual-use technologies. The article actually refers tot he Wassenaar tre...

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by petertenthije
Tue May 18, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chips, Cars, (and even planes)
Replies: 18
Views: 1074

Re: Chips, Cars, (and even planes)

Should the US and Europe have semiconductor manufacturing plants covering most of their needs ? Absolutely. That's ultra high tech stuff, not basic things that usually get offshored. So how do you propose to do that? It takes months to make the machines that manufacture chips. And then you've got t...

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by petertenthije
Mon May 17, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 434
Views: 20445

Re: Rocket attacks in Israel

Let’s get it down to a few facts 1- the world is divided into two groups. Those who rabidly hate Jews and those who hate Jews but tolerate them until the first opportunity to join the first group. 2- for the vast majority of the world for them to like a Jew ha has to be dead or on his way to the ov...

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by petertenthije
Sun May 16, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 434
Views: 20445

Re: Another Powderkeg in Israel

JJJ wrote:
If Israeli courts can award property rights based on pre-48 purchase

If Israeli courts make such decisions, then by default that means Israel accepts a single state solution. Otherwise Israeli courts could not judge over Palestinian territories.

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by petertenthije
Fri May 14, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 434
Views: 20445

Re: Another Powderkeg in Israel

casinterest wrote:
The rocket attacks from Gaza, are nothing short of PURE,COMPLETE and unprovoked TERRORISM.
Fixed that for you.

Anyway, why are the rockets from Gaza terrorism, and the rockets from Israel not?

Is it the delivery system? A (semi-)improvised rocket is terrorism? A laser guided bomb is not?

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by petertenthije
Thu May 13, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The GOP has ousted Liz Cheney from leadership
Replies: 59
Views: 4149

Re: The GOP has owned the Lie and ousted Liz Cheney from leadership

They're scared that people who buy into Trump's horse manure will vote against them next time they are up for re-election if they speak out against Dear Leader. I don't think so. Those guys will vote republican no matter what. If only to keep the democrats away. My guess is Trump is holding some in...

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by petertenthije
Thu May 13, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 54
Views: 4154

Re: Arizona Election Audit

910A wrote:
I'm still waiting for these crazies to prove that a Korean Air 747 arrived in PHX in the early morning hours of Nov 7, 2020 and dropped off 40,000 ballots made of bamboo paper marked for Joe Biden and Mark Kelly.

I heard it was a Malaysian 777. At least now we know what they needed MH370 for? ;-)

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by petertenthije
Thu May 13, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 54
Views: 4154

Re: Arizona Election Audit

On December 9, the five conservative justices on the Court granted the stay for Bush, with Scalia citing "irreparable harm" that could befall Bush, as the recounts would cast "a needless and unjustified cloud" over Bush's legitimacy. I wonder what made republicans change their m...

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by petertenthije
Tue May 11, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 434
Views: 20445

Re: Another Powderkeg in Israel

Would it help to stop the exemption for orthodox jews to do military service? It they have to risk their own, they might become more reasonable and pragmatic. Sorry, I hope you are joking. Do you really asking for to give a weapon to an religious extremist and send him/her into a war against their ...

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by petertenthije
Tue May 11, 2021 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rocket attacks in Israel
Replies: 434
Views: 20445

Re: Another Powderkeg in Israel

Would it help to stop the exemption for orthodox jews to do military service? It they have to risk their own, they might become more reasonable and pragmatic.

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by petertenthije
Mon May 10, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The man behind the livery of KLM
Replies: 7
Views: 2678

Re: The man behind the livery of KLM

The only thing I don’t like is the ‘drop nose’ update, if it curved back up at the same angle towards the tail it would look somewhat coherent but instead it always looks to me like someone lost concentration when painting the original straight cheat line. I agree. I think it would be better if it ...

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by petertenthije
Sun May 09, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reuse/repurposeing of former Airport terminal buildings
Replies: 11
Views: 1233

Re: Reuse/repurposeing of former Airport terminal buildings

Eindhoven airport (back then still called Meerhoven) was moved a few 100 metres west after the war. The original terminal is now in the middle of a residential area. It’s used as an office building. A few years ago a lunch room started in the old airport restaurant. Nice bit of symetry. It’s at Zand...

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by petertenthije
Sun May 09, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Why did you fall in love with aviation?
Replies: 26
Views: 5470

Re: Why did you fall in love with aviation?

For me it goes back to 1991. My dad was a police officer. Back then Schengen was not yet live, but everyone knew it was coming. Border police was short handed, but why hire new border police when Schengen is only a few years away (1995). That's why the police officers from rural areas where sent in ...

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by petertenthije
Sun May 09, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China and biological warfare story
Replies: 140
Views: 7337

Re: China and biological warfare story

I just leave this here: https://nicholaswade.medium.com/origin-of-covid-following-the-clues-6f03564c038 Whatever that was is no longer there. It's still there for me? Maybe it's region blocked? I did not read the full article, it's a stretch of text longer then the combined Harry Potter works. It's...

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by petertenthije
Sat May 08, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dassault to launch Falcon 10X
Replies: 60
Views: 10539

Re: Dassault to launch Falcon 10X

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVqWEoyiaBA
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iamlucky13 wrote:
It looks ok, but really could use another engine. :D

If even Dassault won't grace the world with more trimotors, who else can we depend on?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVqWEoyiaBA

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by petertenthije
Sat May 08, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dassault to launch Falcon 10X
Replies: 60
Views: 10539

Re: Dassault to launch Falcon 10X

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
I didn’t say it would be a viable RJ, just a very long ranged one.

A regional jet with intercontinental ranges kind a ignores the "regional" of regional jet.

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by petertenthije
Sat May 08, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing
Replies: 56
Views: 3741

Re: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing

I am hoping that both lose in this saga as they are both arrogant, white-savior limousine liberals with a nasty penchant for authoritarianism. So, what have you achieved in fighting poverty and the spread of diseases? Oh nothing more than giving free medical care for 20 years. As if I have to expla...

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by petertenthije
Fri May 07, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Second tier advanced fighter projects news and discussion
Replies: 204
Views: 45993

Re: Second tier advanced fighter projects news and discussion

Devilfish wrote:
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That one really reminds me to the MDD/Northrop/BAe proposal for the JSF programme.

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by petertenthije
Fri May 07, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing
Replies: 56
Views: 3741

Re: Bill and Melinda Gates Divorcing

texdravid wrote:
I am hoping that both lose in this saga as they are both arrogant, white-savior limousine liberals with a nasty penchant for authoritarianism.

So, what have you achieved in fighting poverty and the spread of diseases?

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by petertenthije
Thu May 06, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: International Olympic Committee request Japanese nurses filling Olympic duty amid pandemic emergency declaration
Replies: 22
Views: 1406

Re: International Olympic Committee request Japanese nurses filling Olympic duty amid pandemic emergency declaration

And now they told Japanese nurse organizations to send nurses in to work as volunteer for the Olympic They TOLD the JNO to provide nursesm as opposed to ASKING for nurses? I am not convinced the IOC are quite aware how the concept of volunteering works. Yes Japan has totally botched this. In fact i...

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by petertenthije
Wed May 05, 2021 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possibility of a successful Chauvin appeal
Replies: 31
Views: 1573

Re: Possibility of a successful Chauvin appeal

But does wearing the shirt at a MLK march commemoration produce enough evidence that he falsely answered question #2? It would set an interesting precedent. If that where to be the case, then would NRA members be disallowed from trials involving guns? The NRA member clearly has the same bias toward...

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by petertenthije
Mon May 03, 2021 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strong correlation between movie/TV gun violence and today's gun culture
Replies: 107
Views: 4788

Re: Strong correlation between movie/TV gun violence and today's gun culture

In the U.S. they are intertwined. What don't you understand about different cultures having different responses to things that are basically the same? It seems you haven’t traveled much. People in one part of the world with its distinct culture may be more or less sensitive or responsive to particu...

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by petertenthije
Sun May 02, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Strong correlation between movie/TV gun violence and today's gun culture
Replies: 107
Views: 4788

Re: Strong correlation between movie/TV gun violence and today's gun culture

Most of the rest of the world doesn't have such easy access to guns. but some places do, and if it was movies and TV they would have the same problem. best regards Thomas Are you assuming all these places (societies) have the same cultures, values, etc? If they do, your statement is well taken. How...

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