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by CitizenJustin
Tue Dec 07, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 82
Views: 2349

Re: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect

I subscribe to a subreddit called r/dataisbeautiful. It’s a collection of maps and general data concerning all types of topics. A recent post dealt with crime in America and many cities in the top 20 most dangerous places are solidly Republican. Yeah, but the problem with that is that it's just not...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Dec 07, 2021 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law
Replies: 22
Views: 976

Re: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law

I was mercilessly bullied as a kid and in my experience, it’s often the bullied kid who ends up getting into trouble when they finally defend themselves. Many also end up dropping out while the bullies face no consequences. My schools were zero tolerance but that doesn’t mean anything. I would desp...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Dec 07, 2021 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law
Replies: 22
Views: 976

Re: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law

I was mercilessly bullied as a kid and in my experience, it’s often the bullied kid who ends up getting into trouble when they finally defend themselves. Many also end up dropping out while the bullies face no consequences. My schools were zero tolerance but that doesn’t mean anything. I would desp...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Dec 06, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN
Replies: 40
Views: 1330

Re: Chris Cuomo's Termination From CNN

Kind of surprising considering CNN allowed the zoom whacker Jeffery Toobin back into the family. Toobin for sure would be a terminating offense at any other company. I guess the heat got to be too much for CNN. They had to take Fredo out for that boat ride after all.. Why? He didn’t do anything you...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Dec 06, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 20 years without Trans World Airlines
Replies: 133
Views: 13125

Re: 20 years without Trans World Airlines

I flew with TWA several times from ICT-STL. I remember flying an AA 757 from SEA-STL during their final dehubbing of STL. As a little boy from Wichita, I thought STL was massive and it was always packed with people. The reality of the situation sunk in on my last flight when our 757 pulled up to the...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 43
Views: 1694

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

One should not be guilty by association, but given the history of some of these men when it comes to women/inappropriate behavior (Trump, Clinton, Spacey, Prince Andrew) you can't help but...wonder. Or at minimum, you can't blame people for wondering - notwithstanding that the article indicates no ...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Dec 02, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law
Replies: 22
Views: 976

Re: School bullies could face up to three years in jail under new French law

I was mercilessly bullied as a kid and in my experience, it’s often the bullied kid who ends up getting into trouble when they finally defend themselves. Many also end up dropping out while the bullies face no consequences. My schools were zero tolerance but that doesn’t mean anything. I would despe...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 82
Views: 2349

Re: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect

You left out the part where the suspect had a weapon which changes things. You left out the part where the Police Department already fired the cop. The knife will not matter much as he was not openly welding it at the cop. Yes, the knife does matter. It's called armed robbery so the cop was justifi...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Dec 02, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 82
Views: 2349

Re: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect

It's completely nuts, it makes no sense when you can find multiple videos of people shoplifting in California, walking out of the stores past security with bin liners full of crap and nobody lifts a finger to stop them. Yeah, I've seen that. Where is the Police in those situations, right? And here ...

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by CitizenJustin
Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?
Replies: 64
Views: 3386

Re: Is "Detroit-style" pizza a thing?

Not after trying it yesterday.

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A legend is gone for ever; Jean-Paul Belmondo.
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: A legend is gone for ever; Jean-Paul Belmondo.

Breathless is the first movie I saw him in. Excellent film with an excellent cast. He will be missed.

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by CitizenJustin
Fri Sep 03, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 355
Views: 19435

Re: Texas abortion law

When the National News is crying about something going on in Texas, then, I know we must be doing the right thing. International news even. Strange criteria though. You must be sarcastic about this one, But you think it is a good idea for private citizens to sue each other. As others have said: thi...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Aug 31, 2021 5:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Universal Healthcare
Replies: 92
Views: 5060

Re: Universal Healthcare

With Democrats controlling the house, senate and White House will they push for universal healthcare before the 2022 midterms? We need universal healthcare in the U.S. I think Democrats will still control all three branches after the midterms due to the rhetoric and policies on the right. Will univ...

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by CitizenJustin
Fri Aug 27, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43960

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

No link yet, but Fox is reporting 4 U.S. Marines KIA at Kabul Airport. Biden needs to cancel the pullout and ramp up troop numbers, or his entire administration needs to resign immediately. His actions are now costing American lives. Marc Resign? You’re being slightly dramatic. Biden is one man and...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Aug 25, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43960

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

I just read about Glenn Beck’s charitable flight to help refugees. BUT, there’s a catch! You have to be a Christian convert. If you subscribe to a different Abrahamic faith, sorry, you and your family are out of luck. Of course Glenn couldn’t just do the right thing and help anyone who needs it. No,...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Aug 25, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How does anxiety affect your body, physically and mentally?
Replies: 8
Views: 1011

Re: How does anxiety affect your body, physically and mentally?

I used to get severe panic attacks when I was a teenager. Mine would come out of nowhere and nothing in particular triggered them. I would start feeling dizzy with a rapid intensification of my pulse. I could actually see my chest beating. If you’re unaware of what’s happening, you typically think i...

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by CitizenJustin
Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Resource for helping the women of Afghanistan
Replies: 18
Views: 2160

Re: Resource for helping the women of Afghanistan

I’d be more inclined to just help the children period. Not half of them.

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by CitizenJustin
Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Resource for helping the women of Afghanistan
Replies: 18
Views: 2160

Re: Resource for helping the women of Afghanistan

Aesma wrote:
An official website would be 1000% better than a facebook page. I never even click on facebook links. Facebook is destroying democracy.




Agreed. Facebook will be the end of us.

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Aug 19, 2021 5:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Major Demographic Changes Confirmed By US 2020 Census
Replies: 103
Views: 6121

Re: Major Demographic Changes Confirmed By US 2020 Census

The growth in cities like Dallas, Houston and Seattle is incredible. With the DFW metro already at nearly 8 million people, I can easily see it surpassing Chicago, which is rather sluggish at 9.4 million. I'm one that contributed to the Chicago decline and Seattle growth. But I did so before Seattl...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Aug 19, 2021 3:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43960

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

With the dire situation in Afghanistan, we should all be thankful that we can sit in our air conditioned homes and argue endlessly about something that none of us have the power to change. Everything said here is ultimately meaningless to the people in Afghanistan, who’re suffering unimaginable hor...

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Aug 19, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43960

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

With the dire situation in Afghanistan, we should all be thankful that we can sit in our air conditioned homes and argue endlessly about something that none of us have the power to change. Everything said here is ultimately meaningless to the people in Afghanistan, who’re suffering unimaginable horr...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Aug 17, 2021 1:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fast Fashion is killing the environment
Replies: 42
Views: 2050

Re: Fast Fashion is killing the environment

Quality over quantity. No one needs to go a fast fashion chain store and fill a plastic bag with $5 shirts. No one needs a $5 shirt. They fall apart and need replacement, so you’re not really saving money. It’s good to invest in quality clothing that will outlast trends and wear and tear. There’s so...

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Aug 14, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.
Replies: 692
Views: 43960

Re: Taliban rapidly taking over Afghanistan.

It wouldn’t have a nickel’s worth different, just who happens to be in office when the inevitable happens. Biden’s been been wrong in every foreign policy issue over his entire career. He’ll be the only political figure associated with the fall of Saigon and Kabul. He voted against the Persian Gulf...

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Aug 14, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Major Demographic Changes Confirmed By US 2020 Census
Replies: 103
Views: 6121

Re: Major Demographic Changes Confirmed By US 2020 Census

The growth in cities like Dallas, Houston and Seattle is incredible. With the DFW metro already at nearly 8 million people, I can easily see it surpassing Chicago, which is rather sluggish at 9.4 million.

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Aug 14, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mike Lindell's Cyber Symposium
Replies: 15
Views: 1562

Re: Mike Lindell's Cyber Symposium

Not surprisingly, Mike Lindell's Cyber Symposium was a complete and utter waste of time. For those unfamiliar, this was a 3 day event he held in South Dakota that he touted as a grand unveiling of all the hard proof that China hacked our elections and switched millions of votes from Trump to Biden....

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by CitizenJustin
Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics
Replies: 46
Views: 2846

Re: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics

https://www.espn.com/olympics/gymnastics/story/_/id/31902290/simone-biles-withdraws-individual-all-competition-tokyo-olympics-focus-mental-health Already knew about her leaving the team finals but now dropping out of individual all-around competition. My feeling is do what you want as far as indivi...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Viral mutations: One giant Pitri Dish or 200 tiny labs?
Replies: 28
Views: 1906

Re: Viral mutations: One giant Pitri Dish or 200 tiny labs?

I am not a virologist. It seems that those who contract the delta variant and end up in hospitals are not vaxxed. I don't know that closing everything down would stop the spread. Especially in the United States where "freedom" and "'Murica" are much more powerful than vaccines. ...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics
Replies: 46
Views: 2846

Re: Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympics

If you are an elite athlete performing at the very top levels of your sport and self-proclaim yourself as the best that's ever been, then dealing with mental issues is part of what it takes to be the all-time best. Going to stick with my original premise I can only assume you haven’t had the misfor...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX Senate Bill Drops Teaching Requirement That KKK Is ‘Morally Wrong’
Replies: 22
Views: 2052

Re: TX Senate Bill Drops Teaching Requirement That KKK Is ‘Morally Wrong’

Are schools in the business of teaching what is morally wrong? I cannot recall being taught what was "morally right and wrong" in school or university. Instead, we were taught knowledge. We covered the holocaust of jewish people in WWII, slavery, and many other disturbing topics, as facts...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Jul 25, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US
Replies: 58
Views: 3885

Re: Rep. Greene Says She Would Kick Chinese Out Of US

Just in case you thought Hitlerina here was an outlier, she is dead center conservative. Here is one of her co-leading lights in Arizona. She's a state senator: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E7BibNVXEAEfZN7?format=jpg&name=900x900 Traitor = anyone who disagrees with her. What do all these right w...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Jul 25, 2021 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat
Replies: 37
Views: 2366

Re: Olympic - i.e., summer - Olympic athletes complain of... heat

Participants in the Games have a few things to say about the high temperatures and humidity currently wracking the Tokyo area. As someone who remembers the first half of the 1980's, I find this just a dryly hilarious complaint from the contemporary athletes who insist on wearing mile-long "sho...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 65313

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

The first conviction is in, a 38 year old male from Florida was convicted and sentenced to 8 months in prison. https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/19/trump-supporter-capitol-attack-riot-sentencing https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/07/19/politics/capitol-riot-felony-paul-hodgkins/index.html Good...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3835

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

No. We are all the same. We are not accepted and hated by the same people. LGB is an airport in Southern California. The basic thought among us in the LGBTQ+ community is: do what makes you you. If you are not hurting anyone, mentally or physically, you do you. Lying is worse than being you. You ch...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3835

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

Why do you support trans people when you don't understand them? They have a completely different set of issues with the greater society than LGB people do. Empathy between marginalized sexual minorities, or just basic pattern recognition, take your pick. Gay marriage stopped scaring people, so ever...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3835

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

Empathy between marginalized sexual minorities, or just basic pattern recognition, take your pick. Gay marriage stopped scaring people, so everyone fearmongering about it had to move to an easier target - and that target was trans people. This . . Fear-mongering has become the defacto method to sti...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3835

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

That is who the LGBTQ+ community is, though. We can defend Caitlyn's right to be Caitlyn even if she supports policies that go against who she is. It is not either/or. We can support her without voting for her. I still don’t get why the LGB community has allowed themselves to be taken over by the T...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 69
Views: 4608

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

Somehow you guys have a blue governor and your senate race was a tossup Yah we’ve had quite a few Democratic governors in the past. Which means that the people connect to the democratic party message, but dislike the national politics and other things. Which means the D party has to put in the work...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TWA 800 lost 25 years ago July 17, 1996
Replies: 48
Views: 7342

Re: TWA 800 lost 25 years ago July 17, 1996

Jack Cashill is a conspiracy theorist who has also written multiple books claiming that Obama’s entire life was a lie. Beyond being inquisitive, what are his qualifications to speak on aircraft crashes? Has he been closely involved in multiple investigations, has some sort of aerospace or engineeri...

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by CitizenJustin
Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 69
Views: 4608

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

Flyover country would become real. Oh it’s real. As a little boy in Kansas I’d lay on the lawn and watch the big transcon flights quickly pass by just miles above. I used to think about what New York and LA must be like when watching AA’s 767 JFK-LAX daily flyby. Two separate worlds, so close, but ...

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Jul 17, 2021 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When will Chile/Japan fully reopen?
Replies: 15
Views: 1308

Re: When will Chile/Japan fully reopen?

UAUA wrote:
Wonder if everything will be normal by March/April 2022



It seems like whenever we’re about to reach some form of normalcy another outbreak emerges which shuts everything back down. Now it’s the Delta variant.

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Jul 17, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6675

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

“would like to be able to identify what to call a uniformed member of staff on a flight by the right thing.”

Why? Who cares what they are. Why MUST you refer to them in a certain way? You don’t need to say sir or ma’am when addressing people.

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by CitizenJustin
Sat Jul 17, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA
Replies: 69
Views: 4608

Re: YouGov Poll Finds 66% Of Southern Republicans In Favor Of Seceding From USA

Flyover country would become real. Oh it’s real. As a little boy in Kansas I’d lay on the lawn and watch the big transcon flights quickly pass by just miles above. I used to think about what New York and LA must be like when watching AA’s 767 JFK-LAX daily flyby. Two separate worlds, so close, but ...

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by CitizenJustin
Fri Jul 16, 2021 6:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3835

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

I just don't know what she is thinking by going there and subjecting herself to what she must have known would be a pretty hostile crowd. That, to me, speaks to her judgment. This was not a good crowd and I think that in politics, the "no such thing as bad publicity" rule doesn't apply! W...

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by CitizenJustin
Wed Jul 14, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread, Q3 2021
Replies: 56
Views: 6957

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

A group of leading travel businesses including Ryanair, BA, travel business Tui and Manchester Airports Group have launched legal action against the government over its travel curbs. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57774788 They want more transparency over how the government takes decisions on ...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Jul 13, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barclay's Aviator Red mastercard
Replies: 39
Views: 3240

Re: Barclay's Aviator Red mastercard

What kind of credit does one need to get approved for this card? I’m assuming it needs to be quite good.

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Jul 13, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3835

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

CPAC bills itself as The largest and most influential gathering of conservatives in the world. Thankfully, verbally harassing and stalking a trans person was the most shocking and disgusting thing that happened at CPAC a few days ago. Oh, wait... - Far-right conspiracy theories flourished elsewhere...

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by CitizenJustin
Tue Jul 13, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC
Replies: 58
Views: 3835

Re: Caitlyn Jenner stalked and harassed at CPAC

CPAC bills itself as The largest and most influential gathering of conservatives in the world. Thankfully, verbally harassing and stalking a trans person was the most shocking and disgusting thing that happened at CPAC a few days ago. Oh, wait... - Far-right conspiracy theories flourished elsewhere...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Jul 12, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win
Replies: 41
Views: 1821

Re: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win

All I know is that after 5 days I’m absolutely wrecked.

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Jul 12, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military
Replies: 127
Views: 7387

Re: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military

Maybe, but the convenient part is "How dare you accuse these predominantly black counties of stealing an election, you racist" or "You want to throw out these unfolded, unverified mail in ballots from these counties? You're trying to suppress the black vote!" I don’t follow. The...

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by CitizenJustin
Mon Jul 12, 2021 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada
Replies: 38
Views: 3247

Re: Mass graves found at another Catholic school in Canada

At some point, the Roman Catholic Church will collapse from losing so many giving up on it due to its obscene history as to sexual and other abuse over the last millennia. The only way the RCC survives in much of the USA is by persons illegally here from Mexico, Central and South America still atte...

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