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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 113
Views: 2310

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Pay

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Those issues are part if the same Phenomenon, and the guilt lies squarely and surely on the far right wing ie. the republicans. Regardless, 01/06 did not cause hundreds of thousands of Covid deaths. I thin that is quite the stretch to say that 01/06 was the cause of those Covid deaths. Yes vaccine ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 305
Views: 13686

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Well NC hasn't peaked yet, and today's numbers are staggering. https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/more-than-44-000-covid-cases-added-in-nc-today-another-record-high/20074886/ Nearly 44,900 people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, which is the most ever added in a single day. The nu...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C

Not feeling it.... Facing down an ice storm/Snow storm this weekend, after waking up to freezing temp. :cold: :duck: Seriously though Climate change means that the extremes of weather can be more extreme, as well as shifting climate events over time. No one really thinks about the long term effect o...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

That is saying vaccine misinformation is causing that. I am asking about how election misinformation, specifically related to 01/06 since this is what we are discussing. is causing hundred of thousands of deaths? Also, in my opinion, if you were to actually go talk to some of these folks that you s...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Please site a source that points to misinformation causing hundreds of thousands of deaths from Covid or claim that it is your opinion. I said people I know, I am not talking about politicians. Hell there are still politicians that claim the BS about BHOs birth certificate. I don't really listen to...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Please site what these "hundreds of thousands" of deaths are from? If you are thinking Covid, please site something that points that fact. Also, every conservatives, liberal, Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, and Independent I know has moved on from 01/.06. The election is over and it is...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I will agree to disagree that it was anywhere close to Pearl Harbor. A foreign power attacked the US on our own soil which resulted in 2403 killed and over a thousand injured at Peral Harbor. Yes a few folks died on 01/06, and the election certification was delayed a few hours, but that is nothing ...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I don't give them a pass either, just point out that there is a lot of information being ignored and swept under the rug. I have my options as to why, but its not worth debating on here. That day was a disgrace, but no where on the level of infamy as Peral Harbor as some have said. It was and is wo...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I don't know why they were deleted, but I have seen several of the videos he's talking about. They exist. You are all talking about the ones where the barricades were . far out, and prior to the violent attacks on the inner side of the Capitol where they smashed doors, beat officers, and forced ent...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 113
Views: 2310

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Buddies

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Costa Concordia Disaster
Replies: 17
Views: 1049

Re: 10 Years Since Costa Concordia Disaster

TheFlyingDisk wrote:
Has it really been 10 years since the Costa Concordia? It sure felt like yesterday.


Time flies. I can still hardly believe that the captain only got 16 years for causing the deaths of 32 people.

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I'm talking about the videos which have since been deleted by YouTube and Facebook which show different parts of the Capitol nowhere near the chaos. You actually see police opening the barricades and waving peaceful protestors (who are several feet back with plenty of open space between them) into ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 61
Views: 2024

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

I may have to change my Bill-Pats pic. The temp forecast(negatives) will destroy the passing game, which will actually do wonders for the Patriots D.

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Any of you have smart thermostats?
Replies: 23
Views: 1101

Re: Any of you have smart thermostats?

I still have old thermostats.

Do you actually see any verifiable cost savings with these smart Thermostats?
Do the people sensors take into account pets?

Do the weather features actually recognize day/night/weather events to keep from overpowering the units?

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription
Replies: 18
Views: 1183

Re: Taco Bell is selling a $10 monthly taco subscription

DL717 wrote:
Who eats at Taco Bell? Gross.


I would have lived off this card in college .

but I haven't been to a Taco Bell in about 10+ years.

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 113
Views: 2310

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Humor

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 305
Views: 13686

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

It’s The Telegraph, I know…but still kind of striking how likely many leading researchers/scientists lean toward the lab leak theory on the origins of COVID. https://www.yahoo.com/news/scientists-believed-covid-leaked-wuhan-211452135.html It is all up in the air. Now we have one of the original &qu...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Isn't it amazing as the further we go on, more and more of the actual Election fraud seems to have been committed in the name of Republicans. https://www.newsweek.com/pro-trump-groups-forged-election-documents-won-arizona-michigan-2020-1667825 Groups supporting former President Donald Trump in Arizo...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 12, 2022 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fire at a New York City Apartment Building
Replies: 9
Views: 734

Re: Fire at a New York City Apartment Building

Why are you attacking public housing? This building as listed in the article is 50+ years old, and as such the current required sprinkler systems of NYC are not present. Not to mention the building was not designed with an efficient HVAC system. This is what allowed the fire to spread, above and be...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 11, 2022 7:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 305
Views: 13686

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Vaccine mandates really seem to work. While on an airline, I think UA is a great example of vaccine mandates: https://www.chicagotribune.com/nation-world/ct-aud-nw-nyt-united-airlines-covid-omicron-20220111-qdiqcscltjcnljm3c4jo36h4xa-story.html No vaccinated employees are hospitalized, and the hosp...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 11, 2022 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 113
Views: 2310

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Plasma

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 11, 2022 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Freaky accident
Replies: 16
Views: 970

Re: Freaky accident

Glad they are OK

I am sure the local authorities had some serious doubts about the 30km/h story they probably tried to tell.

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 305
Views: 13686

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I know locally, in Los Angeles, the testing system is overwhelmed. They are closing down allergist offices to convert them into testing centers (I guess they have the machines). Data is just swamped. I personally do not think we know the case rate. What is it, hospitalizations follow cases by two w...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 11, 2022 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fire at a New York City Apartment Building
Replies: 9
Views: 734

Re: Fire at a New York City Apartment Building

Safety doors failed in NYC high-rise fire that killed 17 https://apnews.com/article/fires-new-york-bronx-new-york-city-c8bd4a00e992b6da7380a23e6e7b38e4 The building was equipped with self-closing doors and smoke alarms, but several residents said they initially ignored the alarms because they were ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mayor Lightfoot of Chicago (D?) insists schools reopen in person with no testing
Replies: 10
Views: 620

Re: Mayor Lightfoot of Chicago (D?) insists schools reopen in person with no testing

Everything. Her not supporting testing, her not wanting virtual learning. It's just way different that what I expected from her. I'm not saying what she's doing is good or bad as I have zero experience on the topic of school reopening, but I think it is very interesting for a D mayor to not want te...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 11, 2022 4:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mayor Lightfoot of Chicago (D?) insists schools reopen in person with no testing
Replies: 10
Views: 620

Re: Mayor Lightfoot of Chicago (D?) insists schools reopen in person with no testing

Is it unbelievable to not require testing? Unclear if that is what you meant. Everything. Her not supporting testing, her not wanting virtual learning. It's just way different that what I expected from her. I'm not saying what she's doing is good or bad as I have zero experience on the topic of sch...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 113
Views: 2310

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Digital

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 11, 2022 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 305
Views: 13686

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10382729/Ikea-slashes-sick-pay-unvaccinated-staff-forced-self-isolate-Covid-close-contact.html By the way, 7 day average of infections detected in UK continues its day on day fall. Down each day for the last 5 days after rising each day (with one exception) ...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

May this be the first of many lawsuits against the 147 disgraceful members of Congress that voted against the will of the people on Jan 6. https://thehill.com/homenews/house/589011-north-carolina-voters-file-suit-to-disqualify-cawthorn-from-running-for A group of 11 North Carolina voters filed a leg...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

But please submit your definition of Terrorism. Criminal acts designed to scare of intimidate to further a political or religious agenda. When Cites burn and people and property are attacked in the name of "protest" to further a far left agenda you qualify. That is terrorism, domestic ter...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 10, 2022 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 61
Views: 2024

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

https://sportshub.cbsistatic.com/i/r/2022/01/10/e336785f-7229-4c43-9553-e6dabbd79151/thumbnail/770x433/2083e484781f8283539db0d8f92de964/playoffbracket-raiderwin.jpg https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/2022-nfl-playoff-schedule-bracket-dates-times-and-tv-for-every-round-of-the-afc-and-nfc-postseason/...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Bob Saget
Replies: 14
Views: 858

Re: RIP Bob Saget

Dang. RIP Bob.

Condolences to all whose lives he touched.

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 10, 2022 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 305
Views: 13686

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

The cases in France are pretty amazing. https://ourworldindata.org/explorers/coronavirus-data-explorer?zoomToSelection=true&time=2020-03-01..latest&facet=none&pickerSort=desc&pickerMetric=new_cases_smoothed_per_million&Metric=Confirmed+cases&Interval=7-day+rolling+average&am...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 09, 2022 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

bad actors within the groups. Don't forget the "outside agitators" :sarcastic: Trump called for the attack on the Capitol, and did so with a lie. No he didn't, Rudy was the only one that said anything inciteful. Trump will not be charged as this is all a dog and pony show to take the elec...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 09, 2022 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 305
Views: 13686

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

The cases in France are pretty amazing. https://ourworldindata.org/explorers/coronavirus-data-explorer?zoomToSelection=true&time=2020-03-01..latest&facet=none&pickerSort=desc&pickerMetric=new_cases_smoothed_per_million&Metric=Confirmed+cases&Interval=7-day+rolling+average&am...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 09, 2022 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Why, exactly, are we even talking about BLM and antifa? There's no reason to bring them up but to suggest at an equivalence - "their side does it too." Factually, this claim falls apart in detail - there's no great similarity to the Capitol rioters in either movement's motives or methods....

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 09, 2022 8:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

But please submit your definition of Terrorism. Criminal acts designed to scare of intimidate to further a political or religious agenda. When Cites burn and people and property are attacked in the name of "protest" to further a far left agenda you qualify. No, those were causes and prote...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 09, 2022 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Huh? This statement is totally false. Just to back up my fact https://www.npr.org/2021/03/19/977879589/yes-capitol-rioters-were-armed-here-are-the-weapons-prosecutors-say-they-used https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/crime/capitol-riot-molotov-cocktail-trump-b1957164.html https://www....

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion
Replies: 225
Views: 13266

Re: Ahmaud Arbery Shooting Discussion

All three defendants have been handed life sentences. Only Bryan's was with the possibility of parole. I like this from the judges statement prior top sentencing: "a neighbor is more than the people who just own property around your house. I believe that assuming the worst in others we show ou...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Isn't that kind of the problem right there? Why is it so damn important to keep the crazies happy? It's election turnout, I didn't create it. Primaries are very fringe and the hard liners turn out and factor into who wins. Then you move back to the middle for the general. Don't look at me I want a ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 113
Views: 2310

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Chop

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 - Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 512
Views: 39708

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

China is now fast tracking development of their own domestic mRNA vaccine, due to issues with efficacy with their domestic inactivated virus vaccines: https://www.ft.com/content/5213b69e-607c-4121-8668-9f9302eb390d China’s race to develop its own messenger RNA vaccine has gained greater urgency as ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Whatever happened to back the blue? Now it's "mobs are ok as long as they aren't black, the blue be damned" This proves that their obsession with the blue has nothing do to with the blue, and everything to do with the race of the individuals getting shot by the police A very good point. A...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sidney Poitier has died at 94.
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Re: Sidney Poitier has died at 94.

I still remember his acting from when I was in school and we watched "Cry the Beloved Country" . He was a stirring actor,. and quite good at his craft.

RIP Sidney Poitier.

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New social media channel Truth Social
Replies: 22
Views: 994

Re: New social media channel Truth Social

What's interesting is that most of the "reasonable Republican's" that I know and have spoken with that believe "the big lie" seem to have just lost hope and are convinced the USA is failed or is heading that way unless there is some drastic action or complete change. The look in...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New social media channel Truth Social
Replies: 22
Views: 994

Re: New social media channel Truth Social

Plenty of the protestors last summer were violent. Not "overthrow the government" violent but just as threatening in their own way. The comparison with the protests in summer 2020 is actually very instructive. "Defund the police" gained zero traction at the national level, and e...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 305
Views: 13686

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Illness is reduced yes. How I am not sure that the vaccines have any meaningful effect on transmission especially with Omicron. Where I live 80% of the cases are among fully vaccinated people and there is has been a vaccine passport for the last 3 months. About 80-85% of the entire population has h...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8734

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Kissing the ring of Hannity and begging for forgiveness ... that should tell you right there who holds power in GOP circles. So gross. It is proof to anyone with common sense that Cruz does not belong in a leadership position. He is a not a leader. He is a groveler, and cowls away from Confrontatio...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 868
Views: 598350

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

125 passengers who arrived in the northern Indian city of Amritsar on a chartered flight from Italy have tested positive for Covid-19. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-59894989 Wow, And no it is not a repeat article. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/173-onboard-another-italy-india-flight-...

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