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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

The worst case scenario numbers have been published for quite some time. But I'll go beyond those. Even if we had 100 million deaths it's still inconsequential in a world of 7.5 billion. Only about 1.3% of the world population. You really think the world economy would just shrug off losing that man...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

https://www.foxnews.com/us/las-vegas-ma ... ses-nevada
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DLFREEBIRD wrote:
she's a independent. do us all a favor and research things before you post.


She only changed to an independent because of election rules changes in Nevada.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/las-vegas-ma ... ses-nevada

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

if the republicans want to put their snout out there. fine by me. with the number of cases out there. They obviously weren't following his directive anyway. I wished everyone shared your attitude. No one is forcing anyone to leave their house. You can stay shut in as long as you want. The rest of u...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The liberals keep getting themselves in trouble and are showing that all they want is power over individuals. Fatso Pritzker got smoked by a federal judge today. He cannot extend the stay at home order. https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-government/article242326176.html if the republicans want to pu...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fox News, and especially Hannity, getting people dead...
Replies: 87
Views: 5506

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

Has no meaning, it's just another bomb that gets lobbed into politics so people get scared into thinking a way someone wants them to. :sarcastic: You do know how it was used, do not be obtuse. You guys are good at that by the way. Playing dumb is part of the game, isn´t it? As posted above, you get...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Remember when the government was shut down for a month or so last year and the Democrats were crying that those affected employees were going to go hungry and suicides would increase over it? It was apparently all faux outrage. The have shown no such consideration for all of the people they have put...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

The worst case scenario numbers have been published for quite some time. But I'll go beyond those. Even if we had 100 million deaths it's still inconsequential in a world of 7.5 billion. Only about 1.3% of the world population. You really think the world economy would just shrug off losing that man...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

No, I can perform simple. We could have endured relatively few sicknesses and deaths. Let’s have it! What are your data and projections? How many severe cases and deaths with only targeted quarantines instead of distancing lockdowns? Even better if you can simply display it for us via regression sc...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

So you think that waiting for a consistent downward trend in new cases in unnecessary? Given the lack of information early on and potential threat to our healthcare system, do you think we were wrong to be extremely precautions in the early stages? It was all unnecessary. It's as fruitless as tryin...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

So you think that waiting for a consistent downward trend in new cases in unnecessary? Given the lack of information early on and potential threat to our healthcare system, do you think we were wrong to be extremely precautions in the early stages? It was all unnecessary. It's as fruitless as tryin...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

So basically, you are arguing with no-one. The early March guidance is what prompted the stay-at-home orders. The stay-at-home orders worked to flatten the curve and the estimates were revised and lowered as a result. Now data we are looking for is a consistent decline in new cases as our signal to...

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Richard Anderson steps down, Atlas Air Chairman appointed as next Amtrak CEO
Replies: 51
Views: 4704

Re: Richard Anderson steps down, Atlas Air Chairman appointed as next Amtrak CEO

Anderson did not save Delta. That was Gerald Grinstein. He took Delta through bankruptcy and made them profitable again. And all while maintaining a great relationship with employees. They even put his name on a 757 as a sign of their appreciation.

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by TTailedTiger
Tue Apr 28, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup
Replies: 208
Views: 23757

Re: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup

DL would scream bloody murder if KL went to IAG. They can scream all they want. But they no longer have the money to do anything about it. Delta has their own solvency to worry about. There are anti-trust issues that won't go away just because of this pandemic. Like I said, this is just an exercise...

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by TTailedTiger
Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-gover ... 26176.html
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The liberals keep getting themselves in trouble and are showing that all they want is power over individuals. Fatso Pritzker got smoked by a federal judge today. He cannot extend the stay at home order.

https://www.bnd.com/news/politics-gover ... 26176.html

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by TTailedTiger
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup
Replies: 208
Views: 23757

Re: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup

BN727227Ultra wrote:
DL would scream bloody murder if KL went to IAG.


They can scream all they want. But they no longer have the money to do anything about it. Delta has their own solvency to worry about.

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3879

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

There's a great YouTube channel that displays guns of all varieties, and is extremely informational. Loads of knowledge and skill. And he routinely also says he avoids meeting fans, going to shows, expos, etc because too many gun owners only show the side of needing it to shoot someone. It leads me...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3879

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

Frequent? No, been to a few? Absolutely, nothing like getting some friends together and heading to the local gun show to drink a few and laugh at the patrons. And on that note, they actually serve alcohol at these events, imagine that! So, Triple T, you never did answer my questions. How did you co...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3879

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

Hey Johns316, Nope, just got a chuckle out of the "my right to own a gun" crowd. I guess owning and responsibility are two different things, things this guy won't have to deal with ever again. Hey Nik! guess you didn't read where I own handguns huh. To be precise, I own a .40, .45, 9mm Gl...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3879

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

It sounds like you're happy that it happened. That's just a little bit sick...actually, it's a whole lotta sick! Yea really it takes gun hating to whole other level. A waste of posting. Hey Johns316, Nope, just got a chuckle out of the "my right to own a gun" crowd. I guess owning and res...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

It's heartbreaking to hear the stories of people who weren't allowed to say goodbye to their dying family and friends that didn't even have the coronavirus. Anyone who stood in their way should be ashamed of themselves and are subhuman garbage. Yet you don’t retract your bizarre statement about CA ...

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

It's heartbreaking to hear the stories of people who weren't allowed to say goodbye to their dying family and friends that didn't even have the coronavirus. Anyone who stood in their way should be ashamed of themselves and are subhuman garbage.

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by TTailedTiger
Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3879

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

No it is actually literally only seconds away. I'm sure in your mind it is, but when you're half asleep at 3:30am, your heart's pounding, your palms are sweaty and your hands are shaking, your kids are in another room (are they safe?) and your wife's clinging to your arm in fear... Still only secon...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3879

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

It's just me in my home. Three guns and none of them have ever accidently or purposely fired upon anyone. I have a biometric gun safe that I keep them in. No one is getting to them by accident. And why do liberals only care about suicide if a gun is involved? They are so fake. And besides, if someo...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerion moves forward with supersonic AS2 for 2024, unveils new final design
Replies: 113
Views: 17162

Re: Aerion moves forward with supersonic AS2 for 2024, unveils new final design

Are they using turbojet instead of turbofan engines?

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

So he now says he was being sarcastic. Not possible, since that requires a sense of humour, which he does not have. Rather more likely is this; https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/24/revealed-leader-group-peddling-bleach-cure-lobbied-trump-coronavirus Trump has a very good sense of humor. It...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Tomorrow, here in Madrid, if you have a kid you can take them outside for one hour but no more than 1km away from your house. If it happens it will be the first time my kids have left this flat since the lockdown. And how are they going to enforce such a thing? Do they have enough cops to follow ev...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

It's refreshing to see that even those in California have had enough of the government over-reach. 40,000 went to the beach on Friday. Our government has taken away our culture and attempting to make it something cold, antiseptic, and depressing. They've taken our happiness and our freedom. Who want...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.
Replies: 100
Views: 3879

Re: Good guy with a gun doesn't win.

It's just me in my home. Three guns and none of them have ever accidently or purposely fired upon anyone. I have a biometric gun safe that I keep them in. No one is getting to them by accident. And why do liberals only care about suicide if a gun is involved? They are so fake. And besides, if someon...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

I think the easy way to estimate coronavirus deaths is to compare historical deaths for a given week in the year with the same in previous years. The chart on this page shows it very clearly: https://fullfact.org/health/ons-2020-covid-death-totals/ But we don't have an accurate count of coronavirus...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Ah of course, because if there are no statistics that back your view, just say all of the other statistics are bogus! It is the most reliable source of information that we have at present and should be treated as such - unless you're hiding some spot on stats up your sleeve? Statistics are rarely p...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kim Jong-Un dying?
Replies: 85
Views: 6133

Re: Kim Jong-Un dying?

Not going to comment on whether it's true or not, but on the reactions of rather nearsighted comments of people on this thread. Why do so many people wanna see this guy dead?!? There is absolutely no information pointing to any "democratic freedom loving opposition" inside DPRK that will ...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Well today was an argument against opening up the economies again https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ 103,000 + new cases. Highest yet world wide. 37,000+ in the USA Highest yet in the USA. This is nothing but propaganda. Just because many more now have access to testing it doesn't mean the ...

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by TTailedTiger
Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Well today was an argument against opening up the economies again https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ 103,000 + new cases. Highest yet world wide. 37,000+ in the USA Highest yet in the USA. This is nothing but propaganda. Just because many more now have access to testing it doesn't mean the ...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

The Michigan legislature will meet to strip powers from Whitmer. She is already in hot water over trying to give a no-bid contract to a company that publicly stated Trump should be infected with coronavirus ASAP. She is awful. https://www.foxnews.com/politics/michigan-gov-whitmer-faces-protest-outsi...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Because medical science figured out how to fix you up if you were to hit by 95 year old Florida driver. Few titanium rods, bolts and prosthetics you are good to go. When science figures out to fix COVID patients it will be the same. Are you not aware that something like 98% of coronavirus patients ...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

More identity politics nonsense. I think the real question lies in your first sentence: why do you hate people who studied more than you did? Why is it so distressing that someone would have such a thirst for knowledge that they’d become an authority on a subject elected and public safety officials...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

I'd say a good 50% of drivers in the US should never have received a license. In Florida we have people 95 and over still driving. They are dangerous and far more of a threat than a healthy person spreading germs. Why is one ok but not the other? Because medical science figured out how to fix you u...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

The reason for the extensions is epidemiological, not political. The protesters are protesting against laws that have never been passed - they just need something to be angry at. The science deniers' equivalent to coyotes baying at the moon. Epidemiological, from a group of un-elected experts, that...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

I'd say a good 50% of drivers in the US should never have received a license. In Florida we have people 95 and over still driving. They are dangerous and far more of a threat than a healthy person spreading germs. Why is one ok but not the other?

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Do your libertarian views allow for putting others in danger because you want to do as you please? Please don't call him a libertarian...we're not anti-science or anarchists. You are completely missing the root word of libertarian... If you want to wear a face mask or hide under your bed then that'...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Assumptions and perceptions do not change the reality scientific inquiry exposes. Science once told us that people should swallow tape works to lose weight and medicate with cocaine. Completely invalid argument. If you understood the scientific method, you'd know why. Not understanding something do...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

It's my perception that some are enjoying the misery and the increase in government control that the virus brings. As a libertarian I truly believe in my body my choice. I support a woman's right to choose up to the point of viability, I support all drug use, and I support the right to kill yoursel...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Everybody is talking about re-opening in phases, when the proper testing and scientifically-recommended tracing protocols are in place. Only your crowd is in the 'this is going on forever - they want it to never end' frame of mind. And in poll after poll, a majority of Americans agrees reopening to...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The fever with lock downs leading to famine of biblical proportions: https://www.wfp.org/news/wfp-chief-warns-hunger-pandemic-covid-19-spreads-statement-un-security-council 265 million people in danger of death from starvation. Should we open the economy, accept a couple of million deaths from the ...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max
Replies: 365
Views: 63469

Re: Rumor: DL looking to trade 717s for 737 Max

Really, you want to go there? People got back on DC-10s after AA's maintenance failures killed 273 people on AA 191 in 1979. People got back on MD-8Xs after Alaska's maintenance failures killed 88 people on AS 261 in 2000. People got back on Bombardier Q400s after repeated landing gear collapses. P...

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by TTailedTiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

If it is needed to prevent famine with 250 million deaths, yes. As I have stated earlier, I don't trust any government on this planet and don't care what the President of the United States or any other head of state says. To be clear, opening the United States' economy by way of lifting shelter in ...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The fever with lock downs leading to famine of biblical proportions: https://www.wfp.org/news/wfp-chief-warns-hunger-pandemic-covid-19-spreads-statement-un-security-council 265 million people in danger of death from starvation. Should we open the economy, accept a couple of million deaths from the ...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Stupid things observed during COVID
Replies: 421
Views: 23035

Re: Stupid things observed during COVID

https://twitter.com/dc_draino/status/12 ... 25857?s=21
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I knew it was all fake. Democrats were caught staging a medical staff counterprotest. It's absolutely sickening that they do this stuff.

https://twitter.com/dc_draino/status/12 ... 25857?s=21

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 118
Views: 7036

Re: "COVID-19 vaccine could be ready for mass production as early as September."

Are conservatives still pushing chloroquine? They seem to have gotten quiet. I'm more interested in seeing how the antivaxxer crowd is staying silent with this pandemic on the landscape. Haven't heard anything from them along the lines of demanding a stop to vaccine development or to catch the viru...

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by TTailedTiger
Thu Apr 23, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 67309

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The major Asian economies are doing far better than we are with containment and spread. Ya'll have fun with *THAT*. I'm not wearing a mask the rest of my life. And do you really think most Americans are smart enough to properly use a mask? They either can only be worn once or mist be sanitized. Man...

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