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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 11:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

I just shared crime stats of India in another thread viz-a-vis the U.S. even though we have thrice the population of the U.S. in less than half the area compared to the U.S. https://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/compare/India/United-States/Crime Ooookay but crime stats for India are not really ...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

I just shared crime stats of India in another thread viz-a-vis the U.S. even though we have thrice the population of the U.S. in less than half the area compared to the U.S. https://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/compare/India/United-States/Crime Ooookay but crime stats for India are not really ...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US pilots age 65+
Replies: 59
Views: 7061

Re: US pilots age 65+

They would probably get more out of the old guys giving them nice training department contracts. Seems like lots of the major airlines have classroom and sim delays This could certainly be offered as an option but wouldn't work as a set thing, as there will undoubtedly be more over 65s than availab...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 10:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US pilots age 65+
Replies: 59
Views: 7061

Re: US pilots age 65+

They would probably get more out of the old guys giving them nice training department contracts. Seems like lots of the major airlines have classroom and sim delays This could certainly be offered as an option but wouldn't work as a set thing, as there will undoubtedly be more over 65s than availab...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

As the evergreen Onion article puts it: ‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens. https://twitter.com/TheOnion/status/1526219331503284224 There's an app for Rio called Fogo Cruzado, it tracks all the live shootings happening at the current time so you can avoid them o...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US pilots age 65+
Replies: 59
Views: 7061

Re: US pilots age 65+

airbazar wrote:
And it's not a misguided viewpoint. It's the future. It may not happen in our lifetimes but pilotless commercial aviation is going to happen.


Whether or not it's going to happen in the far future has no bearing on the discussion of retirement age limits in the present day.

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

pune wrote:
What I find funny and ironic is that at the same time if an American or multiple Americans are killed anywhere outside the U.S. it can become a diplomatic incident. While if is shot in the good old U.S. its an everyday occurence.


Yeah, wow....when you put it that way....

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 1:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

You ignore the fact that most crime and most gun crime is concentrated in urban areas in the United States. Telling people who live in the areas at greatest risk for crime that they don't need a way to defend themselves is out of touch. Telling the single mom with a restraining order out against he...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

Gang shootings aren't typically included because they often involve other gang members being shot and are easy to avoid if you aren't involved in a gang. Additionally, when people picture a "mass shooting", they typically picture something like what happened in Buffalo rather than two gan...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

Thoughts and prayers... bla bla... Right says you have laws enforce them. No changes whatsoever over my dead body to an AMENDMENT to the constitution. I have a right to keep any kind of weapon, stuff you. Moderates / left say - well the laws don't work so they need changing. You won't spend extra m...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 10:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Coming Global Debt Storm & Global Food Shortages
Replies: 12
Views: 717

Re: The Coming Global Debt Storm & Global Food Shortages

Change is inevitable, always is. I'm as capitalist and conservative as they come, yet even I realize that nothing lasts forever and as we evolve as a species, so too does our way of life. Our current economic system has been great, its served us well (for the most part), but its usefulness is comin...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Coming Global Debt Storm & Global Food Shortages
Replies: 12
Views: 717

Re: The Coming Global Debt Storm & Global Food Shortages

The Great Reset makes the most sense, but the current crop of global billionaires would stand to lose too much to sign off.

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 3:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White woman sues school district; claims Critical Race Theory made son lazy
Replies: 8
Views: 483

Re: White woman sues school district; claims Critical Race Theory made son lazy

This story is really about dysfunctional parenting, not CRT.

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 19
Views: 666

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

The article did not describe any mass shootings - these were multiple gangland incidents with a single target or targets in a vehicle. Par for the course in bad neighborhoods. Gang violence is rarely random - learn the difference. The incidents cited in the OP were likely gang violence as well. So ...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 19
Views: 666

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

Expanding the ATF? how about enforcing the current local and state laws. That would help. Law enforcement has been attacked for years, and the result is they stop policing and gangs have their way and do as they like in the streets. State and local police also do not have the resources to combat th...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 19
Views: 666

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

Are you gonna correct the OP?, the shooting in Houston wasn't a random shooting neither. https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Sheriff-2-dead-3-hospitalized-in-Houston-market-17174782.php And why are we normalizing gang violence? one person dead is one too many don't we agree? I didn’t s...

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by Aaron747
Tue May 17, 2022 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 19
Views: 666

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

Its unfortunate. RIP to all. You missed the 33 shot and 5 killed in Chicago because of mass shootings too https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-shooting-weekend-violence-crime-police/11855997/ The article did not describe any mass shootings - these were multiple gangland incidents with a single target or...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shootings in Texas and NC
Replies: 19
Views: 666

Re: Mass shootings in Texas and NC

Its unfortunate. RIP to all. You missed the 33 shot and 5 killed in Chicago because of mass shootings too https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-shooting-weekend-violence-crime-police/11855997/ The article did not describe any mass shootings - these were multiple gangland incidents with a single target or...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 763
Views: 23873

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

Nebraska is looking to punish women that have been raped with 9 months of remembrance. https://www.axios.com/2022/05/15/nebraska-governor-abortion-ban Ricketts said if Roe is overturned, he will "work with our speaker of the legislature to work on a special session and do more to protect pre-b...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

DIRECTFLT wrote:
Trust the Science
Trust the Trained Professionals
In Law Enforcement
And In Mental Health....


The snide remarks are pretty crass. The trained professionals are not the problem - the tangled web of federal, state, and local laws and procedures are because they tie everyone's hands.

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 2:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

If there was such a test, it would be interesting to see if it was administered to some of the people on this board. The kind of people who think all Republicans are traitors, or that the retired cop who died was a loser. If they spout that garbage on an aviation board, imagine what they say on oth...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 12:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

If we could only test for insanity, like China tests it's people for Covid... If there was such a test, it would be interesting to see if it was administered to some of the people on this board. The kind of people who think all Republicans are traitors, or that the retired cop who died was a loser....

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 11:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

I thought California had strict gun laws? Obviously laws are meaningless when nearby states don't have same and/or black market is alive and well. Dems still don't understand laws are pointless unless you're going to massively expand the ATF. They have what 2500 agents? That's less than the Dallas ...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 7:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4159

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

The anti-war Left is no more. RIP. In a few years, if this all goes to crap if will be interesting to see how the spin goes. Another non sequitur. Is it really that difficult to differentiate nuance these days? Obviously it’s quite different to oppose actions in Iraq/Iran with no clear strategic ou...

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

Yup too insane. The missus already decided Japan is better/safer long term.

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting
Replies: 74
Views: 2215

Re: One dead 5 wounded in Laguna Woods CA church shooting

There was also a shooting at an upscale market in downtown LA over the weekend. Fun and games in the good ‘ol USA

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by Aaron747
Mon May 16, 2022 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

The issue of insanity was central in the Anders Breivik-case. In the end he was judged to be not insane. They opinioned that while lots of his opinions and resulting actions easily could have been the result of psychosis, he did source them in actual, existing political opinion on the internet. The...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Guns. You guys definitely need more guns. And definitely no licenses and background checks. Just guns for everyone. That will fix things. I don't remember anyone saying we don't need permits and background checks but don't get let that stand in the way to a anti USA rant. :sarcastic: Touchy...I nev...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

DIRECTFLT wrote:

If we could only test for insanity, like China tests it's people for Covid...


Mmmmkay yeah, there's a whole field devoted to that, in case you didn't know. Are you suggesting mass testing for psychosis?

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Sadly, this is not even shocking news anymore. Mass shootings in the US are "no different" (from a shock value) than car crashes. We've become immune to the calamity and suffering they bring to thousands of Americans every year. It's sad... but true. Yeah the missus has had enough, told m...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 2:46 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: YouTube video from 1975 of DC-10 motion flight simulator
Replies: 7
Views: 765

Re: YouTube video from 1975 of DC-10 motion flight simulator

Fascinating - what an awesome find! They sure got a lot of mileage out of that projector footage.

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Nope. But here is 3rd ranking house Republican Elise Stefanik painting democrats as “pedo grifters” after the entire conservative asylum and GOP categorized every LGBTQ member or supporter as pedophiles. This is radio Rwanda territory. https://twitter.com/deonteleologist/status/1525644770672091136?...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4159

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

The whole argument being made by those against sending the money is completely false at any rate. Don’t want to send the money to help Europe and Ukraine. Why? Because many think it would be put to better use back home to help Americans. But then any proposal to spend money on Americans gets reject...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

No one? Did you forget about the Summer of 2020? The point is that you can't argue that a party is entirely represented by its fringe....because the left has a fringe that is pretty awful as well. Call extremism what it is, but don't make it something that it isn't-mainstream. I followed those even...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Going by that logic, we're in real trouble because 81 million Biden voters are going to start massacring cops and burning all of our businesses down. No one, and I mean no one, on the left has pushed for violence against cops or businesses. No one. The alphabet soup of militias are all right wing. ...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Here's what Ted Nugent had to say, at a Trump rally, tonight, "I love you, but I would love you more if you went out and just went berserk on the skulls of the Democrats and the marxists and the communists.” The Buffalo shooter was just following orders from a party gone rabid. Sick. I mean no...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Once again, a toxic mix of easy access to powerful guns, believing in a sick racist ideology, young, inexperienced in life, the USA's horrible culture of guns and violence, possible mental illness, has led to 10 killed, others injured, a community in fear and so on. Oh it's mass mental illness, 'po...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

So, for the Record, is he a white, Liberal leaning, or Maga leaning 18 year old mass murderer? He's a raving lunatic racist that painted the N word on his gun, driving 3+ hours to murder black people specifically, driven by the words of Tucker Carlson, the GOP, and Fox News 24/7 incantations of Gre...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 12:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

So, for the Record, is he a white, Liberal leaning, or Maga leaning 18 year old mass murderer? The shooter has apparently left a manifesto in which they express concern about the “white replacement theory”, a racist idea pushed by the likes of Tucker Carlson. The shooter apparently described himsel...

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by Aaron747
Sun May 15, 2022 12:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

DIRECTFLT wrote:
So, for the Record, is he a white, Liberal leaning, or Maga leaning 18 year old mass murderer?


Not sure lean even matters. How about hate-filled psycho who spent too much time online and had his mind poisoned by parents or other influences? Also clearly never saw ‘American History X’

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.
Replies: 175
Views: 6424

Re: 10 killed in Buffalo mass shooting.

Seems like an obvious hate crime akin to the El Paso Walmart shooting.

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JJJ wrote:
Not happy with shooting the journalist, Israeli riot police beat the crowd so hard they dropped the casket at the funeral.

https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/status/15 ... pwufg&s=19


Utterly nuts

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 763
Views: 23873

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

https://apnews.com/article/abortion-us-supreme-court-clarence-thomas-e08bbdfbe48d33171fa6f2a17931da63 https://www.theguardian.com/law/2022/may/14/clarence-thomas-supreme-court-leak-abortion It looks like the investigation is focusing on a small group of law clerks. I've been doing some reading on w...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 91
Views: 3675

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

The point of the posting the news article, was to show that big building projects on the scale of the CAHSR project cannot be done in this day and age sadly. The only large-scale project that has gone relatively on time so far is the LGA terminal rebuilds. Even AA had a dumpster fire building its t...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4159

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

So what has that deception got to do with Ukraine? US forces are not engaged in Ukraine, nor any NATO ones. This is a real thing, not GOP BS to go after a nation that had nothing to do with Al Queda. A clear cut invasion of a sovereign nation by a hostile state ,that unlike Iraq in 2003, militarily...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 91
Views: 3675

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

The point of the posting the news article, was to show that big building projects on the scale of the CAHSR project cannot be done in this day and age sadly. The only large scale project that has gone relatively on time so far is the LGA terminal rebuilds. Even AA had a dumpster fire building its t...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties
Replies: 91
Views: 3675

Re: California High Speed Rail running into difficulties

Here's a list of population densities for the major countries with developed HSR networks: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_and_dependencies_by_population_density#Most_populous_countries_by_density | Country | Density (people/sq. km) | |---------|-------------------------| | Japan | ...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 763
Views: 23873

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

would prohibiting abortions after, say, 24 weeks be acceptable? unless it is for medically necessary reasons. It already is, in the vast majority of jurisdictions. Only six states have absolutely no limit: AK, OR, CO, NM, NJ, VT, NH https://www.businessinsider.com/latest-point-in-pregnancy-you-can-...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package
Replies: 111
Views: 4159

Re: Rand Paul delays $40 billion Ukraine package

The anti-war Left is no more. RIP. In a few years, if this all goes to crap if will be interesting to see how the spin goes. Another non sequitur. Is it really that difficult to differentiate nuance these days? Obviously it’s quite different to oppose actions in Iraq/Iran with no clear strategic ou...

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by Aaron747
Sat May 14, 2022 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows
Replies: 763
Views: 23873

Re: Supreme Court is preparing to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows

You know exactly what I mean. My response related to staying out of people's private affairs. Your response was a non sequitur, obviously, and isn't to be taken seriously. Your example of wife beating was a serious criminal act, deciding whether or not one wants children and when/with whom is not ....

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