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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 40
Views: 1372

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

I'll never forget the first day of 1st grade for my kiddo; on the wall are the occupations the kids in the class said they wanted to be when they grew up. A doctor. A police officer. A marine biologist. (Yeah, that's still a trendy thing for kids to say for some reason) And not one, not two, but fi...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

pune wrote:
There is no denying this could have been done in a much better way


Absolutely, like getting out after failing to nab OBL at Tora Bora.

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas abortion law
Replies: 319
Views: 13959

Re: Texas abortion law

It appears we have a test case in progress. Will have to wait to see if the expected parties sue. https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/572888-texas-doctor-who-provided-abortion-in-violation-of-new-law-i-had-a-duty A Texas doctor has revealed that he recently performed an abortion in violation o...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K
Replies: 26
Views: 1050

Re: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K

The rush to find a target and make a point cost those innocent lives. Past mistakes arent compared to this. This is completely illogical. We have been 'finding targets' and 'making a point' for twenty years. The false cries for the innocent are obvious to anyone following foreign policy closely all...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 40
Views: 1372

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

Social media is so toxic I deleted all of mine years ago. I also really had no use for it. I hope this also forces kids to realize despite all those "happy" instagram/facebook/twiiter photos/posts things aren't always as rosy as they seem. As for for Gabby and Laundrie, I'm pretty convinc...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K
Replies: 26
Views: 1050

Re: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K

I find it somewhat humorous that people are getting all upset about civilian deaths. They have happened wholesale since at least World War One. Think of the firebombings, nuclear bombs, the V rockets, rape of Nanking, etc, etc, etc. It's mostly performative point-scoring for partisan purposes. If t...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 40
Views: 1372

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

Too many of the younger generation think they will make a living making YouTube and Facebook videos. I'll never forget the first day of 1st grade for my kiddo; on the wall are the occupations the kids in the class said they wanted to be when they grew up. A doctor. A police officer. A marine biolog...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Voter ID Law Blocked in North Carolina
Replies: 18
Views: 684

Re: Voter ID Law Blocked in North Carolina

having to show an ID for a vaccine passport not? You're comparing a right granted to all citizens over 18 with entering restaurants, workplaces, and places of business - all of whom can make their own rules regarding health/safety? C'mon. What do you see with North Carolina's voting laws as common ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 40
Views: 1372

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

Now his family is saying that he's hiding in a local nature preserve. I bet it's a red herring so that he can get further away and closer to where he's actually going. If he ends up being charged, aren't his family risking being charged as accessories? This is a ridiculous amount of cover they are ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Voter ID Law Blocked in North Carolina
Replies: 18
Views: 684

Re: Voter ID Law Blocked in North Carolina

SoCalPilot wrote:
having to show an ID for a vaccine passport not?


You're comparing a right granted to all citizens over 18 with entering restaurants, workplaces, and places of business - all of whom can make their own rules regarding health/safety? C'mon.

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Voter ID Law Blocked in North Carolina
Replies: 18
Views: 684

Re: Voter ID Law Blocked in North Carolina

Personally, if Americans want voter ID to be used, it should be in a form of a nationally mandated ID card. India does this with a national voted ID card which doubles as an identity card. But then there will be Americans who would decry it as giving up their freedom & liberties if they have a ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 40
Views: 1372

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

Now his family is saying that he's hiding in a local nature preserve. I bet it's a red herring so that he can get further away and closer to where he's actually going. If he ends up being charged, aren't his family risking being charged as accessories? This is a ridiculous amount of cover they are ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K
Replies: 26
Views: 1050

Re: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K

I find it somewhat humorous that people are getting all upset about civilian deaths. They have happened wholesale since at least World War One. Think of the firebombings, nuclear bombs, the V rockets, rape of Nanking, etc, etc, etc. It's mostly performative point-scoring for partisan purposes. If t...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

I think it is very wrong that your American military leaders had to talk about their concerns to the Chinese and not to US political leaders in a position to remedy the perceived threat to American security. A major point that is being ignored, military leaders also swear allegiance to the constitu...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K
Replies: 26
Views: 1050

Re: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K

And therein lies the challenge of Fourth Generation warfare—it’s not state-on-state and the entire doctrine of warfare is based on state actors since 1648. I haven’t an answer and neither does the “West”. Would total war inflicted on non-state actors work, hasn’t been tried and might well just make...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Should they not contact the vice president and other elected officials to get an impeachment in such cases? Impeachment, as we saw twice with the former occupant, starts with investigations in the House. If they believe what happened rises to the level of charges being brought, that is where the ca...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K
Replies: 26
Views: 1050

Re: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K

We tried to make war safe for Americans fighting it and make the necessary inhumanity of warfare look “clean”. This is where we are, strategically defeated, but everyone thinks nothing of it. Wars that have historically produced good peace have been very destructive and total in scale. Third Punic ...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K
Replies: 26
Views: 1050

Re: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K

We tried to make war safe for Americans fighting it and make the necessary inhumanity of warfare look “clean”. This is where we are, strategically defeated, but everyone thinks nothing of it. Wars that have historically produced good peace have been very destructive and total in scale. Third Punic ...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 40
Views: 1372

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

Who comes home from a roadtrip minus partner and immediately retains an attorney? There are two situations where you should never speak to the police without an attorney: 1) when you're guilty; 2) when you're innocent. To me, retaining an attorney isn't necessarily suspect, but the fact that he did...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K
Replies: 26
Views: 1050

Re: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K

I hope that the officials responsible are delivered to Afghanistan to be prosecuted for the murder. ??? When has that ever been US policy? We don't recognize the ICCJ, and have helped 'allies' cover their own out of borders murders. There's no moral high ground here. And if you want to give props t...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 40
Views: 1372

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

They definitely gave him money to skip town/country. Who comes home from a roadtrip minus partner and immediately retains an attorney? Have you seen reports from the couple who picked him up as a hitchhiker in WY? Nothing he told them adds up - he was trying to aimlessly give himself an alibi. http...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 1:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brian Laundrie is missing
Replies: 40
Views: 1372

Re: Brian Laundrie is missing

The person of interest in the disappearance of Gabby Petito has gone missing. https://abc7ny.com/attorney-for-brian-laundrie-says-his-whereabouts-are-unknown/11028326/ I was watching a live feed as a hostile crowd gathered at Brian Laundrie's house when police entered to talk to the family and when...

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by Aaron747
Sat Sep 18, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: State Sponsored Migrant Crisis
Replies: 21
Views: 2853

Re: State Sponsored Migrant Crisis

In 2018, most immigrants lived in just 20 major metropolitan areas, with the largest populations in the New York, Los Angeles and Miami metro areas. These top 20 metro areas were home to 28.7 million immigrants, or 64% of the nation’s total foreign-born population. Most of the nation’s unauthorized...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18
Replies: 16
Views: 805

Re: Justice for J6 Rally - Sept 18

Well maybe Trump will stand by them all as he is currently calling Biden the Illegitimate president. Trump left the White House. He accepted the loss. End of Story. He needs to stop lying . https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-georgia-raffensperger-2020-election_n_6144c939e4b0d808bf28d8eb Trump was...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Again there was absolutely no grounds or any evidence of this but this General felt the need to make these calls? He is an embarrassment to the uniform. Interesting, can you provide a source confirming Cabinet members’ concerns were unfounded? Also with all the reporting now out confirming these ca...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K
Replies: 26
Views: 1050

Re: Drone strike killed innocent civilians not ISIS-K

https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/17/politics/kabul-drone-strike-us-military-intl-hnk/index.html I knew something was fishy when Biden wouldn't name the two high profile ISIS-K members he said he killed with a drone strike in retaliation to the suicide bomber that killed out members of the military. I me...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

What I am still reading on this thread is, this had to be done because it was Trump. And we needed to go above the established system (Constitution) because Trump was going to forgo the Constitution too. Again, who 'went above' and how? SecDef and CJCS were doing their jobs - they are appointed Cab...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing 757: Who's have you flown?
Replies: 42
Views: 938

Re: Boeing 757: Who's have you flown?

757-200
Delta (JP)
Delta (US)
American
United
Continental


Sadly, no one else :(

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

So getting back on track here, according to this Fox report, it's all coming out now. General Milley was not out of line, the original orders were from former SecDef Esper, and acting SecDef Miller has walked back the comments in which he claimed he 'didn't know' about the China communications and ...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal
Replies: 80
Views: 3576

Re: ‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal

International diplomacy is how nations screw each other over. This is not the first time, and won't be the last time these things happen. France has always been a dark horse in arms sales. Sometimes you're the pigeon, sometimes you're the statue. On this we agree. It's all silly business - the five...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

So getting back on track here, according to this Fox report, it's all coming out now. General Milley was not out of line, the original orders were from former SecDef Esper, and acting SecDef Miller has walked back the comments in which he claimed he 'didn't know' about the China communications and n...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

At least people have stopped trying to associate these actions with a coup, though I did see one pundit on the right continuing to use ‘junta’ yesterday on Twitter. It’s like these people have never seen news from overseas before - or opened a dictionary.

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has certainly created a stir over the last two months. But this weeks bombshell is the icing on the cake for which he should face disciplinary action. He also shares responsibility for the botched exit from Afghanistan whereby the Taliban was left with lots...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Gen. Milley called to say China would not be attacked, so this was a real possibility from the White House. That’s not exactly what the available reports suggest. CIA and SecDef thought PRC might be getting jumpy and wanted to reasure them of our status. Nothing more than that. Even keeping in mind...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Delta TechOps Line Technician
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: Delta TechOps Line Technician

All stations for Delta line maintenance have the same hourly pay. Hard to fill stations like LAX start at the 1.5 year scale. $29.19 for non hard to fill stations $36.12 for hard to fill stations Is there a particular reason why LAX tends to be harder to fill? E.g. work environment, city, ... High ...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:19 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Are four engine airliners harder to handle than twins?
Replies: 21
Views: 3000

Re: Are four engine airliners harder to handle than twins?

IMHO understanding the FBW is the biggest trick to flying the Airbus in these situations. Once you understand what the control laws are going to do and when, then it’s relatively easy. If you are going fight the computers, you’re in for hard time Well put! "Know your aircraft," is key in ...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

You are wrong on this one and you know it. ?? If you can show me where anyone here has suggested we have more than one executive I’ll gladly stand corrected. I never said anybody suggested it here. I am saying you are wrong in believing that EVERYONE in this country agrees that there is/should be o...

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by Aaron747
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

I would give any high ranking military member the benefit of the doubt if the Commander and Chief started melting down but he or she should at least wait till that actually starts to happen. Not when they think it may, His behavior was disgusting. You might have a wider personal definition of adult...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Milley had ZERO authority to do this or anything else. He was simply an ADVIOSR and law prohibits the JCS from being in an military operational command. Might want to check with the Nat’l Review on that before going ALL CAPS ;) https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/is-the-general-milley-story-reall...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has certainly created a stir over the last two months. But this weeks bombshell is the icing on the cake for which he should face disciplinary action. He also shares responsibility for the botched exit from Afghanistan whereby the Taliban was left with lots...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

As mentioned in the previous thread, none of the above is what occurred. And even if there was a standing mental health concern, 25th Amendment Sec 4 was never a realistic option because some members of the Cabinet would likely never concur - especially the SecState and possibly VP, who is the lync...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

In any case, there is just one president at a time, can we agree to that? Everyone agrees on that , but that’s not exactly relevant here in the overall discussion. Nobody was attempting to act as second POTUS. You are wrong on this one and you know it. ?? If you can show me where anyone here has su...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

So what would you propose? I don’t know. I think the framers and the guy who wrote the 25th in the 1960s probably assumed the Cabinet and VP would always be in agreement when this kind of issue came up. This particular situation is hard to game out because everyone is 2 weeks away from needing a ne...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

Question: does the 25th need a 5th section or addendum to Section 4 to cover this scenario? What should be done next time if key Cabinet members with massive responsibilities are concerned about POTUS but VP will not invoke Section 4? What if lives are at stake? So what would you propose? I don’t k...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

This situation doesn't happen without Trump resisting the peaceful transfer of power. So no, it wouldn't happen to just any president. BINGO! There seems to be an intentional effort to disconnect what happened from the broader events. This happened within the context of a sitting President resistin...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

I think this thread is going to be locked soon. My last comment: I think that many here are blinded by their hatred for Trump and THEREFORE condone the action of Milley. Had Milley done his deed last week under Biden, I bet that we would have had a completely different discussion. Absolutely. Movin...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

There is a constitution, there are elections, its supposed to be a civilian controlled goverment. Even if we hate the guy in command, we can't just go over the system that has kept in check this Republic for a long time. That's the difference between the US and any other nation, it has been the lon...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

If you have few minutes of your life this is super worth watching. I think this guys words are absolutely spot on about what is going on in many western nations right now. Sure the source also evolved but man it hits hard if you are able to spot it. The reason I posted this in this thread is that a...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

I think this thread is going to be locked soon. My last comment: I think that many here are blinded by their hatred for Trump and THEREFORE condone the action of Milley. Had Milley done his deed last week under Biden, I bet that we would have had a completely different discussion. I can’t speak for...

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by Aaron747
Thu Sep 16, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges
Replies: 121
Views: 3968

Re: Opinion: General Milley Should Face Charges

If you have few minutes of your life this is super worth watching. I think this guys words are absolutely spot on about what is going on in many western nations right now. Sure the source also evolved but man it hits hard if you are able to spot it. The reason I posted this in this thread is that a...

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