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by 737307
Fri Nov 19, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 285
Views: 12237

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Why is the Jury taking so long? Is this "12 Angry Men" all over again?

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by 737307
Fri Nov 19, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 341
Views: 21998

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

It is pretty clear by now that we don't have a "pandemic" but a "casedemic". As long as politicians keep fretting about "cases", we will have lockdowns for the rest of eternity, as there ALWAYS will be "cases" ( https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/austria-i...

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by 737307
Thu Nov 18, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Our Odd Odd Economy
Replies: 30
Views: 1390

Re: Our Odd Odd Economy

Rents will rise faster than wages for years to come. Rent control is back on the table in many towns and states. It is only a matter of time IMO until is it implemented nation wide. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/01/17/opinion/boston-must-bring-back-rent-control-secure/ https://www.wbur.org/onpoi...

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by 737307
Thu Nov 18, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Our Odd Odd Economy
Replies: 30
Views: 1390

Re: Our Odd Odd Economy

Rents will rise faster than wages for years to come. Rent control is back on the table in many towns and states. It is only a matter of time IMO until is it implemented nation wide. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/01/17/opinion/boston-must-bring-back-rent-control-secure/ https://www.wbur.org/onpoi...

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by 737307
Wed Nov 17, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial
Replies: 285
Views: 12237

Re: Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Jacek [email protected] BREAKING NEW MOTION: Kenosha prosecutors WITHELD VIDEO EVIDENCE from Kyle Rittenhouse Defense Team https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1460816537812668425?s=20 https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1460822630337028097?s=20 Maybe the Judge is waiting to see if the j...

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by 737307
Tue Nov 16, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Winter the dolphin
Replies: 9
Views: 709

Re: RIP Winter the dolphin

Aquariums and zoos should be banned, IMO. Animals need real Social Justice.

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by 737307
Tue Nov 16, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically
Replies: 83
Views: 3447

Re: VP Harris feels "constrained" politically

What is the probability she resigns before the midterms, attempting to save her career by distancing herself from the fumbling WH?

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by 737307
Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 114
Views: 4703

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Well, looks like Germany made a move and suspended the approval of Nord Steam 2. A German regulator on Tuesday suspended its certification of Nord Stream 2, an undersea pipeline intended to transport natural gas directly to Germany from Russia that has been the source of a long-running dispute betwe...

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by 737307
Fri Nov 12, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 114
Views: 4703

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

perhaps you still haven't grasped the situation where we all put the earth in. Please refrains from attacking people and accusing them of "not grasping". We are talking about political realities here. If Europe is so concerned about fossil fuels, then they can cancel the natural gas contr...

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by 737307
Fri Nov 12, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai
Replies: 80
Views: 5277

Re: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai

If the EU were to take military action against Belarus, what would Russia actually do? Retaliate? Bring the US into this? Over Belarusian hubris? This is one situation where a military option shouldn't be overlooked. The EU, especially France, should forcibly remove Lukashenko and dare Russia to do...

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by 737307
Fri Nov 12, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 114
Views: 4703

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

The Green Deal ("Green Fantasy" would be a better choice of words) of Europe will simply mean: 1) Increased dependency on the goodwill of Putin, 2) Losing key industries to global locations with a better and more reliable power infrastructure, and 3) Impoverishment of large swaths of the ...

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by 737307
Wed Nov 10, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 114
Views: 4703

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Political realities imply that all of this is simply not going to happen. Sure, Democrats can ram through any green bill, which will then be annulled when the Republicans take over. I can imagine that, if one side or the other pushes even more extremist ideas, the US and even Europe may violently b...

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by 737307
Wed Nov 10, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 114
Views: 4703

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Political realities imply that all of this is simply not going to happen. Sure, Democrats can ram through any green bill, which will then be annulled when the Republicans take over. I can imagine that, if one side or the other pushes even more extremist ideas, the US and even Europe may violently br...

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by 737307
Wed Nov 10, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is in Britain's future?
Replies: 114
Views: 4809

Re: What is in Britain's future?

Ireland should go into Schengen as well, IMO.

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by 737307
Wed Nov 10, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is in Britain's future?
Replies: 114
Views: 4809

Re: What is in Britain's future?

Maybe Northern Ireland can have the same deal as Gibraltar.

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by 737307
Wed Nov 10, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is in Britain's future?
Replies: 114
Views: 4809

Re: What is in Britain's future?

Dutchy wrote:
Dieuwer wrote:
How is the situation in Gibraltar? Is that not in a similar situation as Northern Ireland?


Not really, Gibraltar is in the Schengen zone.


So, Gibraltar is not part of the UK any longer?

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by 737307
Wed Nov 10, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: People who've had LASIK and PRK surgeries, chime in!
Replies: 25
Views: 1222

Re: People who've had LASIK and PRK surgeries, chime in!

Are you put under complete anesthesia during the procedure?

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by 737307
Wed Nov 10, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is in Britain's future?
Replies: 114
Views: 4809

Re: What is in Britain's future?

How is the situation in Gibraltar? Is that not in a similar situation as Northern Ireland?

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by 737307
Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson
Replies: 18
Views: 1086

Re: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson

Seriously - DEA should not be losing staff over a plant bust. Going after major warehouses full of keys of heroin and coke...different story. You know, there is a way to prevent having major warehouses full of heroin, fentanyl and coke... Oh yes, but the red staters will never let us go there becau...

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by 737307
Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is in Britain's future?
Replies: 114
Views: 4809

Re: What is in Britain's future?

Britain has been a leader in academic, cultural, industrial, legal fields for centuries. They are still at the top of many fields. They still attract the best and brightest minds. The UK will be just fine. The end of the 4th century, somewhere in Europe: Rome has been a leader in academic, cultural...

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by 737307
Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: People who've had LASIK and PRK surgeries, chime in!
Replies: 25
Views: 1222

Re: People who've had LASIK and PRK surgeries, chime in!

Eye surgery scares the hell out of me. What is the chance you get blinded??

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by 737307
Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 114
Views: 4703

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

I fail to see that, what is wrong with the thread? You realise the oil and gas industry is about more than just transport, it whole raft of other products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics............it's not going to over for a long time to come. That's why this thread at a minimum is a load o...

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by 737307
Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 114
Views: 4703

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

About half of the world’s fossil fuel assets will be worthless by 2036 under a net zero transition, according to research. Countries that are slow to decarbonise will suffer but early movers will profit; the study finds that renewables and freed-up investment will more than make up for the losses t...

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by 737307
Fri Nov 05, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?
Replies: 39
Views: 1954

Re: Who do you think is the greatest living composer?

Who might be remembered for their orchestral work in a few hundred years? I think it’s reasonable that we would find some of the best contemporary talent in those who work in film, so my vote is for John Williams. Adore his scores, and wonder who his cinematic successor will be. Who do you think re...

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by 737307
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 114
Views: 4703

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

Lots of dumb comments in the "research study". Fossil fuel assets are not "worthless". Fossil fuel, as with many other carbohydrates, can be repurposed to be used as feedstock for many other materials such as plastics, solvents, synthetic fibers, building materials etc. Not to me...

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by 737307
Wed Nov 03, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8209

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Elkadad313 wrote:
Aaron747 wrote:
Elkadad313 wrote:
Defund the police movement derailed. :)


Of course it did - I have been saying since summer of 2020 there is zero widespread support for that, even in MSP.

Many influential in the MSM tried to convince us it was a real possibility.


Don't read or give any credence to MSM. :idea:

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by 737307
Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8209

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Of course, the major issue is the flawed election system. Were there be a true Proportional Voting System (one person, one vote), gerrymandering would be pointless. Attempting to "win a state" would be pointless. Throwing money at Senatorial races would be pointless. You’re talking about ...

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by 737307
Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Islam reform ?
Replies: 61
Views: 3613

Re: Can Islam reform ?

“When men choose not to believe in God, they do not thereafter believe in nothing, they then become capable of believing in anything.” ― G.K. Chesterton Yawn, another guy (G. K. Chesteron) and his opinion. I never understood this obsession with quoting (well-known) people as if that makes that opin...

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by 737307
Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8209

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Of course, the major issue is the flawed election system. Were there be a true Proportional Voting System (one person, one vote), gerrymandering would be pointless. Attempting to "win a state" would be pointless. Throwing money at Senatorial races would be pointless.

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by 737307
Tue Nov 02, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8209

Re: 2021 US Elections.

For those that don't trust the election process, what can be done to change that? Obviously killing the ability to gerrymander would be one thing. Tugg International monitors at voting stations? Registered-mail ballot mailing? Carbon-copy-including ballots? Multi-person oversight when processing ba...

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by 737307
Tue Nov 02, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8209

Re: 2021 US Elections.

No matter the outcome, I think that more and more people will become disenfranchised with the voting process and will no longer believe that the process is fair and honest. Most in the US know it is well protected and safe. There are fringe people on either side that claim problems. The left has a ...

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by 737307
Tue Nov 02, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8209

Re: 2021 US Elections.

No matter the outcome, I think that more and more people will become disenfranchised with the voting process and will no longer believe that the process is fair and honest.

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by 737307
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill
Replies: 53
Views: 2136

Re: Manchin: IRS reporting likely gone from bill

When I have researched it I have mostly seen taxes and the economy are not connected. With some of the greatest growth when taxes were highest. And lower taxes not leading to incredible growth. The economy following its own path more influenced by other outside events and factors (COVID was kinda h...

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by 737307
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4227

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

One thing that I think gets lost in translation is teh issue on trans people using restrooms. IMHO most people don't care. If you identify as a female, use the female restroom and don't make a big deal about it and no one cares. The locker room issue in schools is a different and complex issue whic...

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by 737307
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4227

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Only certain people and the media regularly do this. A vast majority of America just live their life's and don't put people in boxes normally. Indeed. I sometimes wonder if Twitter, Facebook and Network TV are one big echo chamber for the loudmouth and the deranged. Those "loudmouth and the de...

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by 737307
Fri Oct 29, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 3834

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

At a minimum, Tucker and Fox News got a lot of free advertisement. If people had simply ignored it and hadn't exploded and pumped their own blood pressure sky high, this might have turned into a big nothingburger. But no, the Twitterati and other persons who have nothing better to do with their live...

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by 737307
Fri Oct 29, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4227

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

About trans activists asking for trans people to be on the board of companies. How big should the board be if every perceived or actual minority needs to be represented ? Especially in the US where you like to put people in all these boxes (by religion, sexuality, genre, skin color, origin, wealth,...

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by 737307
Fri Oct 29, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It
Replies: 66
Views: 3834

Re: New Fox Tucker Carlson Promo Alleges 1/6 'False Flag' - Conservatives Criticize It

Tuckers response: ""Until yesterday she and Nancy Pelosi had a monopoly on how Americans were allowed to understand Jan. 6. Unfortunately for them, that’s not how a free society works. Politicians don’t get to put parameters around your thoughts or conversations. Free people are allowed to...

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by 737307
Fri Oct 29, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue
Replies: 84
Views: 4227

Re: The Netflix - Sarandos/Chappelle Issue

Chappelle could turn the tables on mainstream media and simply call anyone who dares to "cancel" him a RACIST. Then, watch how quickly the mainstream media will shoot into a cramp and roll over each other apologizing and begging to be allowed to feature Chappelle again.

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by 737307
Wed Oct 27, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America, actors, communists 1950s
Replies: 40
Views: 1488

Re: America, actors, communists 1950s

Read up on why Friday the 13th is unlucky. Goes back to 1307 and Phillip the “Fair”. Gaslighting, fake news and politicians practicing envy and theft politics are part of the human condition. Of course. But nowadays it seem blatantly "in-your-face". Nobody’s been put to the stake! I’d say...

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by 737307
Tue Oct 26, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Islam reform ?
Replies: 61
Views: 3613

Re: Can Islam reform ?

Islam doesn't need reformation. It's Muslims that need reformation - or more accurately reversion back to when Islam was at its golden age, where Muslims are more tolerable, more open minded, less holier than thou, more humble, and most importantly emphasizes intelligence. And it has to come from w...

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by 737307
Tue Oct 26, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021
Replies: 2361
Views: 391145

Re: Jetblue Network Thread - 2021

Nobody knows tphuang in person?

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by 737307
Tue Oct 26, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COP-26 Glasgow climate summit
Replies: 80
Views: 3014

Re: COP-21

Welcome to Scotland, where public transport will be on strike :D Don't worry. Politicians and their billionaire puppet masters will travel in style by private plane. After all, climate rules are for the little people, not the "important people". https://www.euronews.com/green/2021/10/06/c...

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by 737307
Tue Oct 26, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America, actors, communists 1950s
Replies: 40
Views: 1488

Re: America, actors, communists 1950s

And then there is this - https://www.politico.com/news/2021/10/25/facebook-jan-6-election-claims-516997 I suggest you read up on the "Reichstag Fire" of Monday 27 February 1933. Read up on why Friday the 13th is unlucky. Goes back to 1307 and Phillip the “Fair”. Gaslighting, fake news and...

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by 737307
Tue Oct 26, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America, actors, communists 1950s
Replies: 40
Views: 1488

Re: America, actors, communists 1950s

https://www.politico.com/news/2021/10/2 ... ims-516997


I suggest you read up on the "Reichstag Fire" of Monday 27 February 1933.
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pune wrote:


I suggest you read up on the "Reichstag Fire" of Monday 27 February 1933.

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by 737307
Tue Oct 26, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America, actors, communists 1950s
Replies: 40
Views: 1488

Re: America, actors, communists 1950s

It was called " McCarthyism ". You can read about it here. The situation in India right now is more like what we saw in Mussolini's Italy and especially Nazi Germany. Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebels was effectively like the I&B minister and in charge of films and media. Actors who di...

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by 737307
Tue Oct 26, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America, actors, communists 1950s
Replies: 40
Views: 1488

Re: America, actors, communists 1950s

It was called " McCarthyism ". You can read about it here. Indian artists are going through some similar pains, atm. Any help will be welcome. The situation in India right now is more like what we saw in Mussolini's Italy and especially Nazi Germany. Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebels was e...

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by 737307
Wed Oct 20, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021
Replies: 623
Views: 109150

Re: Boston Aviation Thread - 2021

Terminal A needs customs. Maybe convert part of the satellite or the underground connector to make that happen.

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by 737307
Wed Oct 20, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IATA Takes Legal Action to End Dutch Slot Rule
Replies: 43
Views: 8447

Re: IATA Takes Legal Action to End Dutch Slot Rule

There is no free market, there cannot be "Open Skies" if airports in Europe, and The Netherlands in particular, allocate slots by nationalistic preferences.

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