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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes
Replies: 44
Views: 2675

Re: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes

But what about big buildings? That's just common sense. Commercial buildings are usually built from steel or brick so they are studier than most homes, which in that region tend to be built of lumber. Also, the safest spot during a tornado (besides a basement) is the most interior part of a buildin...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Imagine being so privileged that you don't think home invasions are a real thing. As for myself, our home invasion was no "fable". It was most certainly a real thing, as the security camera footage and police report can attest to. But, I guess that isn't a worry for people in ivory towers...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

It was a very sad anniversary, both in terms of the needless deaths of the innocents and the incident as flamebait for conspiracy theorists. To we in Australia, these murders seemed to have the potential for positive reform in the US that the Port Arthur massacre had in Australia. Instead, approxim...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

I'm glad to hear that. The difference is, in the United States there are more guns than there are people, and criminals are already heavily armed. Restricting access to firearms amongst law-abiding people will just mean that criminals can continue to do as they wish. With the pandemic, spike in vio...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

It was a very sad anniversary, both in terms of the needless deaths of the innocents and the incident as flamebait for conspiracy theorists. To we in Australia, these murders seemed to have the potential for positive reform in the US that the Port Arthur massacre had in Australia. Instead, approxim...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

They aren't "goalposts", they are varying estimates....even the smallest of which dwarfs the number of gun homicides in the United States. Those numbers are suspect: https://www.npr.org/2018/04/13/602143823/how-often-do-people-use-guns-in-self-defense From personal experience in a (relati...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 7:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

It isn't a single estimate...the range is because multiple studies have been done and they have all produced widely ranging conclusions. Most instances of DGU aren't reported to the media or even law enforcement because most of them involve simply brandishing a firearm and the threatening individua...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

The reality is that while there are roughly 20,000 gun homicides each year, there are an estimated 100,000-3,000,000 instances of defensive gun use in the United States each year- https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2021/09/22/there_are_far_more_defensive_gun_uses_than_murders_in_ameri...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Those were just a sampling of instances reported on by the news. The reality is that while there are roughly 20,000 gun homicides each year, there are an estimated 100,000-3,000,000 instances of defensive gun use in the United States each year- https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2021/...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Re: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Yes! Again I agree completely, as your numbers tell us , 674 people used firearms to defend themselves in 2020. Countless!! Thats even slightly more than people killed by accidental discharge! These numbers seems to come from a bigly neutral trustworthy source too! LESS THAN 20 000 people where kil...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Dec 15, 2021 6:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago
Replies: 64
Views: 2588

Sandy Hook school mass killing 9 years ago

Thought i'd see if anyone would post anything regarding the 9th anniversary of the Sandy Hook mass school shooting (Where are ya ArchGuy1 when I need ya!) So nine years ago 20 children and 7 adults were killed in their classrooms. To most gun aficionados it was just a typical Friday, no big deal. To...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Dec 14, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes
Replies: 44
Views: 2675

Re: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes

Really interested in both of these analogies, do you have sources for the having only minutes of warning and the larger buildings are safer? I always thought the NWS was good at giving ample warnings and thought larger buildings would be more prone to damage just due to their size. Again, would lov...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Dec 14, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

Are you claiming that I'm a liar? That's pretty low...trying to minimize my trauma because of your own misguided opinions. Not surprising, unfortunately. No different than a COVID denier....if the facts don't support your opinion, just call them fake. Not really sure what you're talking about, and ...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes
Replies: 44
Views: 2675

Re: Aftermath of Tornadoes in Central United Staes

I worry, that much like Joplin, many of those in Mayfield ignored the warnings. https://www.nbcnews.com/id/wbna44596753 "Honestly it was a bit of a disappointment that there were so many people who didn't move to shelter after the first warning," Stammer said. "The human side is the ...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

The government is already involved in our personal lives. Thankfully, the extent of that involvement is limited by the Constitution which means that our right to firearms will remain protected from people who would seek to deprive us of that right. In fact, I may go out and buy another gun for Chri...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Dec 14, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

Even in the US, there has to be grounds for a suit, so legal owners would have to play along by using firearms in illegal ways or allow others to do so. But, you give away the game, laws such as Cali offers aren’t about reducing crime, stopping murders, saving lives; it’s a culture war against lega...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Dec 14, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

Yeah it is never going to happen (it would be blatantly unconstitutionaln and the SCOTUS has a hard right lean now), so I wouldn't get my hopes up. No one is taking my weapons. If you don't trust yourself with a gun....don't buy one. Seems simple enough. Apparently you haven’t read what the good go...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Dec 14, 2021 3:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

Yeah it is never going to happen (it would be blatantly unconstitutional and the SCOTUS has a hard right lean now), so I wouldn't get my hopes up. No one is taking my weapons. If you don't trust yourself with a gun....don't buy one. Seems simple enough. Apparently you haven’t read what the good gov...

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by CaptHadley
Mon Dec 13, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

I'm not at all worried about anyone taking shotguns. Handguns and rifles are what I am worried about. Here’s to hoping it happens! Better yet, hoping Gov Newsome’ idea comes to fruition, sue the gun aficionados into bankruptcy. Yeah it is never going to happen (it would be blatantly unconstitutiona...

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by CaptHadley
Mon Dec 13, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

Here’s to hoping it happens! Better yet, hoping Gov Newsome’ idea comes to fruition, sue the gun aficionados into bankruptcy. Nice to see your enthusiasm when it comes to people losing their livelihoods thankfully the states that don't harbor this hatred toward people that want to own guns can pick...

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by CaptHadley
Mon Dec 13, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

The Democrats had a leading contender for President literally state "hell yeah I want to take your AR-15s". Others have proposed legislation that would essentially ban most firearms in existence. You can't say "no one wants to take your guns" when mainstream politicians are stat...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Dec 12, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn
Replies: 72
Views: 6621

Re: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn

He's dreaming of all the sexual opportunities he will enjoy in prison... ;) Why do people think rape is suddenly ok to joke about if it occurs in prison? It’s not the hardened criminals suffering the brunt of sexual assault, it’s the youngest inmates, lgbtq and low level offenders. Rape shouldn’t b...

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by CaptHadley
Sat Dec 11, 2021 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

All you guys think is, gasp, they’re taking our guns. That’s all you care about. Your right, because my guns didn't do anything. That's as stupid as someone taking my liquor because someone else got arrested for drunk driving. Then why run to your tired “but cars” mentality that the gun crowd just ...

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by CaptHadley
Sat Dec 11, 2021 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

Your sarcasm is sick. Your lack of any compassion or empathy for any of the recent mass shooting victims bears the same “sick” Anytime anyone offers any empathy or compassion here, it's just laughed at. You know, the whole "thoughts and prayers " thing. Why should I show any more than you...

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by CaptHadley
Sat Dec 11, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted
Replies: 59
Views: 3066

Re: Embry Riddle Mass Shooting Averted

But since everything worked as intended and people reported him, all the antigunners are disappointed. No, I am pretty sure they are not disappointed. If anything, they are disappointed the next mass-shooting won’t be more then a day or two away. Here’s some advance thoughts and prayers. Who knows,...

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by CaptHadley
Thu Dec 09, 2021 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News NYC HQ Christmas Tree set on fire
Replies: 29
Views: 1976

Re: Fox News NYC HQ Christmas Tree set on fire

The reply of the century. It is an actual piece of art. In 100 years, when historians tries to sum up what went so terribly wrong in the USA, how it fell so hard from grace, they are going to point to that reply. The Fox on-air reactions were completely OTT. It's a holiday decoration...not a person...

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by CaptHadley
Thu Dec 09, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn
Replies: 72
Views: 6621

Re: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn

luckyone wrote:
CaptHadley wrote:
WesternDC6B wrote:

And, you?


Let's be honest here. There are certain southern states where your family tree more than likely looks like a palm tree. And Deliverance would be considered a documentary.

Let’s be honest — that is a gross exaggeration.


Hardly

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by CaptHadley
Thu Dec 09, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn
Replies: 72
Views: 6621

Re: Josh Duggar Charged with Possession of Child Porn

The incredible thing is this dude molested his sister and STILL became an evangelical reality star. They'll seriously accept anything so long as it proclaims to luv thuh Lawd. Well, he is from Arkansas ... ;) And, you? Let's be honest here. There are certain southern states where your family tree m...

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by CaptHadley
Thu Dec 09, 2021 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

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by CaptHadley
Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

It’s the gun arms race of the USA that creates their insane amount of gun violence. To de-escalate, someone’s got to start, and it ain’t the bad guys. Law enforcement should deal with those, and you’ve got more law enforcement than almost anyone else. No, not at all. It's not the good guys who are ...

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by CaptHadley
Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

So what you’re saying is that there needs to be some sort of tighter gun legislation to prevent this “strawman” scenario. Why shouldn’t the homeowner be blamed. They’re the ones not properly securing the firearms. I appreciate your posts, you make fine arguments for tighter, more regulated, firearm...

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by CaptHadley
Mon Dec 06, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

The tone deaf award of the week goes to republican rep thomas massie. Nice family photo, just a couple days after another mass school shooting. Seriously is there something wrong with their brain functions? https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/lisakim/2021/12/04/controversial-kentucky-...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Dec 05, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

By purchasing weapons, often unlawfully, or stealing them. Well it can't be lawfully now can it. So that leaves pretty much stealing them. So how do they steal them, pretty much by breaking into homes and on occasion a gun shop. So if they're breaking into homes and are able to steal them, what doe...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Dec 05, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

With all due respect, it doesn't matter if the chicken or the egg came first, as the chickens and eggs are both already here to stay. We have more guns than people in the United States. An overwhelming percentage of our gun crime is committed by criminals who are already prohibited from owning guns...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Dec 05, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

No, not at all, as you can easily see from statistics of gun-carrying vs. gun violence in different countries. The american problem is that of the chicken and the egg. Did the carry-culture or the high amount of gun crime come first. Just more victims.... With all due respect, it doesn't matter if ...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Dec 05, 2021 4:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

How about you give us your solution and what guns we can have? Well, it seems most folks would consider reasonable measures to include something like: A licence. A test of competency. Insurance. But as soon as anyone starts to discuss it, all of a sudden they're "trying to take away all of our...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Dec 05, 2021 4:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Actor George Clooney rejected $35 Million to do ad for ME airline
Replies: 27
Views: 2513

Re: Actor George Clooney rejected $35 Million to do ad for ME airline

DarkSnowyNight wrote:
Obviously, no one here would have. But if you already controlled $500mio, you probably have the budgetary room for decisions like that.


In laymans terms I do believe it's called having F.U. money.

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by CaptHadley
Sun Dec 05, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/lisakim/2021/12/04/controversial-kentucky-congressman-posts-christmas-photo-of-family-holding-guns-asks-santa-for-ammo/amp/ That link just loads as a pile of xml code Weird, I clicked on it a couple times and it loaded fine. https://www.google.com/a...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Dec 05, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

The tone deaf award of the week goes to republican rep thomas massie. Nice family photo, just a couple days after another mass school shooting. Seriously is there something wrong with their brain functions? https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/lisakim/2021/12/04/controversial-kentucky-c...

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by CaptHadley
Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Actor George Clooney rejected $35 Million to do ad for ME airline
Replies: 27
Views: 2513

Re: Actor George Clooney rejected $35 Million to do ad for ME airline

[url][/url] I guess I misinterpreted his quote. I thought Clooney said he wants to be with family, and one day’s work for $35 million would simply be too much work for him, given his privileged and aloof lifestyle. But if he is guarding his reputation versus Qatar, good on him. I don’t know enough a...

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by CaptHadley
Sat Dec 04, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Post deletion, reasons why?
Replies: 13
Views: 2524

Re: Post deletion, reasons why?

So it appears that the issue with the plane was not a ADS-B anomaly after all. Will the topic be moved to the appropriate area now?

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by CaptHadley
Sat Dec 04, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hey, another mass school shooting.
Replies: 285
Views: 12861

Re: Hey, another mass school shooting.

I realize this thread has become nothing but guns and now militia's and, of all things, Afghanistan... Wanted to bring this to the top seeing that it s readily apparent the victims mean nothing here. This article is about Justin Shilling, he was 17 years old and was killed by the shooter. His family...

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by CaptHadley
Fri Dec 03, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incident: S7 A21N at Magadan on Dec 2nd 2021, unreliable airspeed
Replies: 61
Views: 14567

Re: S7 A321Neo pitch/control problem? (likely ADS-B anomaly)

Something did happen. https://avherald.com/h?article=4f10cac3&opt=0 https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/270140 https://www.mysafersky.com/news/2021/12/02/s7-airlines-flight-s75220-diverted-to-irkutsk-due-to-electrical-issue/ So what the articles are saying is that it was not a tracking softwar...

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by CaptHadley
Fri Dec 03, 2021 6:17 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 271
Views: 37038

Re: Website is over-moderated

Can the moderation team please explain to me why my post was deleted this evening in the thread I started relating to the mass shooting in Michigan. There was no "foul" language, threatening language, spam, calling of names. I was accused of being a "troll" by John3:16. I defende...

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by CaptHadley
Fri Dec 03, 2021 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect
Replies: 129
Views: 6580

Re: Tucson Cop Fired for Killing Shoplifting Suspect

Yes, the knife does matter. It's called armed robbery so the cop was justified in shooting the perpetrator. He was fired to appease the PC crowd. Hopefully he sues and gets reinstated. You bow down to authority types are an existential threat to American democracy. It’s almost as if you’re asking f...

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by CaptHadley
Fri Dec 03, 2021 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany Moves to Restrict Unvaccinated Citizens
Replies: 131
Views: 5763

Re: Germany Moves to Restrict Unvaccinated Citizens

Good. It's either that or turn them away from the hospitals. The former is the more ethical way to go about it while ensuring that their selfishness and lack of social solidarity doesn't weigh on society as a whole too much. Wow. I tell you what, I don’t much subscribe to the whole Chinese lab-leak...

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by CaptHadley
Fri Dec 03, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid Vaccine and Virus - Heart problems
Replies: 23
Views: 1655

Re: Covid Vaccine and Virus - Heart problems

I had a former coworker who was healthy, got the jab and had a heart attack within two weeks. You know what, if people don't want to get "The Jab" then they need the encouragement to not get it. We need a modern day "Flood" the herd needs to be thinned out on this here earth rig...

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by CaptHadley
Thu Dec 02, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Post deletion, reasons why?
Replies: 13
Views: 2524

Post deletion, reasons why?

There is a thread about aviation, technical at that, that is in the non-aviation section. It was pointed out to atcsundevil, who actually moved the thread into non-aviation in the first place, that it was in the wrong area and yet it still remains there. I pointed this out in a post however my post ...

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