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by casinterest
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

The CDC is part of HHS, meaning it’s part of the executive branch of the US federal government. Granted it’s closer to the top and therefore it raises that data manipulation suspicion. I’m not saying this is a positive move necessarily, but I think this fear is a little tin foil hattish at this poi...

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by casinterest
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

Donald Trump has fired his campaign manager and is now sponsoring Goya products while the US hits 140,000+ Covid deaths. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/15/trump-latino-support-goya-2020-364856 He also authorized Navarro's unfounded hit piece on Fauci. https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-aut...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Airplane! On Netflix starting today
Replies: 46
Views: 4013

Re: Airplane! On Netflix starting today

It's the little room in the front of the plane where the pilots sit, but that's not important right now

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 Rose Bowl Parade canceled...
Replies: 5
Views: 532

Re: 2021 Rose Bowl Parade canceled...

Wow. Since the parade is outdoors it seemed to me that they could pull it off. There seems to be some arbitrariness as to which outdoor gatherings are deemed acceptable and which are not. In light of that, I am surprised that the Rose Bowl made the call so early. You have bands and people traveling...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

On Sunday I woke up with multiple Covid symptoms after being exposed to someone who had just learned they tested positive (results were discovered on Saturday, interacted with 5 days earlier). I eventually had a fever peak early Monday of close to 104. Slight breathing issues, but nothing terrible....

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

On Sunday I woke up with multiple Covid symptoms after being exposed to someone who had just learned they tested positive (results were discovered on Saturday, interacted with 5 days earlier). I eventually had a fever peak early Monday of close to 104. Slight breathing issues, but nothing terrible....

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

It appears the US Government is working to make doctors and researchers jobs harder as the pandemic continues. Instead of sending data to the CDC which maintains public databases, the administration is having hospitals send to the HHS which does not have public databases. https://www.cnn.com/2020/07...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 1568

Re: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled

However the GOP is apparently not bright enough to read their own contract Looks like Regan's plan to defund public education is paying off. And it is costing the GOP millions of dollars. I can see why companies like holding GOP events. They can probably keep them on the hook for all sorts of frivo...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Email Etiquette
Replies: 36
Views: 1680

Re: Email Etiquette

I will preface this by saying that I love email, texts, IM, etc. at work because it keeps me from actually talking to people that I really don't like talking to. I'm also the type of guy that likes brevity in business communications and I don't like fluff. It’s funny, I hate email,text IM etc becau...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 1568

Re: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled

Looks like Texas GOP is going to go Virtual for the convention. I wonder how long it will take for the national party to do the same thing in Jacksonville. And I can't wait to here trump crowing about how his audience was "BILLIONS" of people, that more people than ever before streamed it...

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 4721

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 4721

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

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by casinterest
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

So here we have it. It is discovered that a city’s health system is inflating COVID-19 cases numbers fraudulently and regardless of that, the water carriers / defenders of the coronavirus industrial complex deflect and distort. Attack the messenger. Pathetic. This is very interesting, now the orlan...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS Strikes again: Abortion rights prevail
Replies: 82
Views: 2820

Re: SCOTUS Strikes again: Abortion rights prevail

I wonder if all of those protestors who thought that the appointment of Kavanaugh and Gorsuch would result in Roe v. Wade being overturned are just a little embarrassed right now? I remember some pretty impressive histrionics. This case wasn't about Roe Vs Wade., but it was only decided by John Rob...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

So here we have it. It is discovered that a city’s health system is inflating COVID-19 cases numbers fraudulently and regardless of that, the water carriers / defenders of the coronavirus industrial complex deflect and distort. Attack the messenger. Pathetic. There is no "Proof" in a poor...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Scandal in Florida with their COVID-19 numbers... Florida's positivity rate is skewed. #FOX35 went through #COVID19 test reports & found many clinics reporting 100% positivity. @orlandohealth admits their number is wrong, saying it shows 98% positive, but it's actually 9.4%. https://www.fox35or...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?
Replies: 114
Views: 4749

Re: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?

Here's the thing: what Fauci said about masks at that time is what most virologists and epidemiologists were saying at that time, all over the world. I don't buy it. Epidemiologists have long known that wearing a mask can limit the volume and travel distance of expiratory droplets dispersed when ta...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRVQ6la ... e=youtu.be
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And the Biden campaign is feeling bold enough to start releasing ads in battleground states..... Checks list. First state is...
Texas.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRVQ6la ... e=youtu.be

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 1568

Re: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled

Looks like Texas GOP is going to go Virtual for the convention. I wonder how long it will take for the national party to do the same thing in Jacksonville. https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/14/politics/texas-gop-convention-online/index.html The State Republican Executive Committee on Monday night voted to...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?
Replies: 114
Views: 4749

Re: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?

California, one of the sources I quoted has had huge spikes. You and all of us here in this country know very well there were protests everywhere. I am not entirely attributing the spikes on the protests only, but you can certainly put some of it on it too. Consider the states with huge spikes are ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?
Replies: 114
Views: 4749

Re: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?

That chart omits something very important, I have added it to it: https://i.ibb.co/rtrdKSR/confirmedcasesprotests.jpg Its impossible to ignore how the protests have actually at least partially to blame for the spikes sources: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8488409/BLM-protests-largest-U-S...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?
Replies: 114
Views: 4749

Re: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?

There is a lot to commend Fauci about. But he is not perfect and we should not engage in a fantasy that he is. No one is saying he's perfect. But compared to your dumpster fire buddies you deflect for ad nauseam: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EccYWIoXkAAjgTT?format=jpg&name=medium That chart omit...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Mythbuster Grant Imahara Dead at 49
Replies: 10
Views: 740

Re: Former Mythbuster Grant Imahara Dead at 49

My Condolences to him and his family. He was great on the shows I watched him in.

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

I gotta say, yes path for Trump's victory is narrowing. But he was at the same situation at the same time in 2016. Then in October the access hollywood tape came out, everyone thought it was over. Back then Clinton had a bit more enthusiasm than Biden for being a woman. Now, complacency and lack of...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 4721

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

Splatter

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?
Replies: 114
Views: 4749

Re: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?

Trump is in trouble because he has ignored the crisis. Firing Fauci at this point will only show one thing, that Trump doesn't care about people. Fauci has been a spokesperson that has explained the health crisis as best he can. Trump has ignored it, and pushed states and economies into opening so m...

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by casinterest
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 484
Views: 31643

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

I think the path to victory is narrowing for Trump. He had to cancel his rally in New Hampshire because he knows he can't have two rallies in a row with poor attendance. holding the RNC convention in Florida, where the coronavirus is out of control. Just going to shed light, on his failings for not...

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coffee & Pretzels
Replies: 50
Views: 6184

Re: Coffee & Pretzels

https://www.coffeeandpretzels.com/



"enhanced home life"
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FLDrifter wrote:
Got a bit of a late start this Monday morning.

Today's cartoon for your amusement:

https://www.coffeeandpretzels.com/



"enhanced home life"

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?
Replies: 114
Views: 4749

Re: Time for Trump to fire Fauci?

https://twitter.com/chuckwoolery/status ... 7117215745


Trump has no interest in science ,economics, or math. He just wants magic to happen.
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scbriml wrote:
bennett123 wrote:
Let’s all ignore COVID and it will magically disappear.


Seem's to be Trump's plan.



Trump's retweeted this last night

https://twitter.com/chuckwoolery/status ... 7117215745


Trump has no interest in science ,economics, or math. He just wants magic to happen.

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 4721

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

ladder

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by casinterest
Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Remote working and event/venue closures were widespread far before then. Yes, and it caused a lot of hardships. One of the restaurants near where I work is suffering heavily since everyone that patronized them is working form home. But the school closures in NC forced the issue on many as once that...

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by casinterest
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Heat Wave Across the United States
Replies: 13
Views: 1074

Re: Heat Wave Across the United States

This is , in climate speak, the average hottest time of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Usually the 2nd week in July to the 1st week in August are the highest average temperatures . This "heat wave" is expected and normal. Crazy would not be the term I would use.

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by casinterest
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 1st US Navy black female pilot
Replies: 5
Views: 401

Re: 1st US Navy black female pilot

It must feel so good to get the wings. Good luck on a Great Career.

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by casinterest
Sun Jul 12, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 1568

Re: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled

Moose135 wrote:
casinterest wrote:
Where in NC are you Moose? I am in the RDU area.

CLT, up near UNCC.



Nice area. Stay safe down there

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by casinterest
Sun Jul 12, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 4721

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

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by casinterest
Sun Jul 12, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 64
Views: 4268

Re: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...

On paper, I am that guy. I hate people. The fewer people I interact with, the happier I am. Probably the difference is that I am willing to accept and learn about other cultures while hating people. I would say the average Fox viewer is not even willing to learn about other cultures because "f...

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by casinterest
Sun Jul 12, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

Not really. The vast majority of the reduction in RN occurred before any stay-at-home orders were issued. They more just reinforced existing trends. I'm they helped to some extent, but not to the extent you're implying. People were socially distancing, but the shutdowns by local governments made a ...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 1568

Re: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled

Why was the GOP Convention in Charlotte moved to Jacksonville? The RNC (well, Trump) insisted on being able to have a full convention - something like 19K people - without masks or social distancing. Our governor said he couldn't commit to that in the middle of June, given the way numbers were tren...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

It certainly could get worse, but currently death estimates have needed to be revised down continually. Originally 200,000 deaths were predicted by june. Now it 160,000 by August. Credit where credit is due, many of the health systems in the US have clearly done well in ensuring better outcomes for...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Dash Cams Become Mandatory in New Vehicles?
Replies: 11
Views: 556

Re: Will Dash Cams Become Mandatory in New Vehicles?

It may happen, but at the end of the day, it will come down to how cheap the camera is.

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled
Replies: 30
Views: 1568

Re: GOP Convention in Houston Cancelled

The Texas GOP is suing and trying to equate and outdoor protest by Residents with an indoors convention by outsiders. https://www.texastribune.org/2020/07/09/texas-gop-convention/ However the GOP is apparently not bright enough to read their own contract Turner, asked about the lawsuit at a news con...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 45 commutes Stone sentence
Replies: 69
Views: 2224

Re: 45 commutes Stone sentence

Stone’s case is extremely similar to Obama’s pardon of Retired Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright who pleaded guilty in late 2016 to lying to the FBI about his discussions with reporters about Iran’s nuclear program, specifically whether he had leaked classified information about a joint U.S.-Israel o...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

This is true of pretty much every health system in the world. Not to say that US healthcare doesn't need reform, but I have to say I think it's done a much better job with the pandemic than many people were anticipating when you look at the number of deaths relative to the number of infections...pa...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 4721

Re: Word Game Q3 2020

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 45 commutes Stone sentence
Replies: 69
Views: 2224

Re: 45 commutes Stone sentence

Trump should be impeached over this for Obstruction. He Promised Roger Stone clemency to not Cooperate with the Mueller report and then followed though. Trump is the most corrupt president ever. https://www.lawfareblog.com/roger-stone-commutation-even-more-corrupt-it-seems https://www.nbcnews.com/po...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work
Replies: 173
Views: 10090

Re: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work

So now here we are in July. US Cases are ramping up, and the Stimulus act is expiring in the 2nd to last week of July. https://www.wral.com/one-day-difference-in-the-calendar-will-cost-millions-of-unemployed-600-each/19183414/ With cases ramping up, will we see more Stimulus as states roll back or ...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 64
Views: 4268

Re: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...

I have noticed that the farther right or the older a man gets, the more stubborn he gets. I have been dealing with the public nearly my entire adult life. This is something I have seen first hand. Women are more willing to listen and learn. Women are more willing to accept help. Men, especially old...

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by casinterest
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020
Replies: 408
Views: 21663

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q3 2020

https://www.berliner-zeitung.de/news/virologe-hendrick-streeck-ich-rechne-damit-dass-es-eine-zweite-eine-dritte-welle-geben-wird-li.92336 Virologist Hendrik Streeck: "I expect there will be a second, a third wave" The head of the Heinsberg study also said on Thursday: "We will always...

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by casinterest
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options
Replies: 32
Views: 1335

Re: Trump is threatening all private schools with losing tax exempt options

I’m agreeing with you. Politics never seeps into the liberal arts classroom. Who would ever think that it could? Idiots! Political science is Liberal Arts. Politics do happen and belong there. But political advocacy does not, at least according to the law of tax exempt organizations. Political advo...

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