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by casinterest
Fri Jan 21, 2022 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Louis Anderson, The Commedian Has DIed
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Louis Anderson, The Commedian Has DIed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bRe1CeGe7g
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RIP Louis Anderson.

May you keep them laughing beyond.

Cancer Sucks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bRe1CeGe7g

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 21, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia now wants NATO out of Romania and Bulgaria
Replies: 30
Views: 1202

Re: Russia now wants NATO out of Romania and Bulgaria

https://warontherocks.com/2019/11/promises-made-promises-broken-what-yeltsin-was-told-about-nato-in-1993-and-why-it-matters-2/ This article is fascinating because it analyzes the controversy about what exactly was told to the Russians regarding the issue of NATO enlargement. Interesting quote from ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 21, 2022 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia now wants NATO out of Romania and Bulgaria
Replies: 30
Views: 1202

Re: Russia now wants NATO out of Romania and Bulgaria

I think Putin wants out if the sanctions that are actually crippling the economy of Russia. If Russian production and prices were so effective, he would not be pushing so hard to open the the market. https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/dont-believe-putins-propaganda-sanctions-are-hurt...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 21, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singer Meat Loaf dies aged 74
Replies: 19
Views: 670

Re: Singer Meat Loaf dies aged 74

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C11MzbEcHlw
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RIP Meat Load/Marvin.

Hope Paradise is as you saw it then.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C11MzbEcHlw

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 20, 2022 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bugatti Chiron driving 417 kph on the Autobahn
Replies: 13
Views: 743

Re: Bugatti Chiron driving 417 kph on the Autobahn

It is amazing, but the spoiler and design helps keep it down. Before restrictor plates, NASCAR used to have cars get up to the 220+ range. Below is a reference to Wallace hitting 228(466kph) on the straightaway at Talladega. Think about what they could hit om that 10k straightaway in Germany. https...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 20, 2022 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bugatti Chiron driving 417 kph on the Autobahn
Replies: 13
Views: 743

Re: Bugatti Chiron driving 417 kph on the Autobahn

It is amazing, but the spoiler and design helps keep it down. Before restrictor plates, NASCAR used to have cars get up to the 220+ range. Below is a reference to Wallace hitting 228(466kph) on the straightaway at Talladega. Think about what they could hit om that 10k straightaway in Germany. https:...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 119
Views: 2426

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Corner

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8804

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

For all intents the USA shouldn't be considered one united nation anymore. There is one side there who's goals are now incompatible with remaining in a civilised nation, further fracturing and conflict is inevitable. It's still one nation. Unfortunately we have a party that wants to lead by lies, f...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raw US Senate debate on voting bill unlikely to end filibuster
Replies: 21
Views: 763

Re: Raw US Senate debate on voting bill unlikely to end filibuster

Why do you need Voter ID? . Same reason you need it to, 1.Rent a car 2.Check in to a hotel 3. Get on the payroll at a job 4. Fly 5. Etc So the person accross the desk knows it's you. Why does Canada do it? Why don't they let the voting rolls decide? Those aren't constitutional rights. And the metho...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 19, 2022 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 454
Views: 57008

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

https://www.faa.gov/5g FAA clears 777 now. I think https://www.faa.gov/newsroom/faa-statements-5g spells it out better: The FAA issued new approvals Wednesday that allow an estimated 62 percent of the U.S. commercial fleet to perform low-visibility landings at airports where wireless companies depl...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 19, 2022 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lack of international flights at RDU
Replies: 184
Views: 17292

Re: Lack of international flights at RDU

IBM roughly 25,000 employees in the area, which I’m sure hasn’t even been considered by most people in this feed plus major presence with Verizon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, SAS, Clorox, MetLife, Lenovo, USA Baseball, etc. Many companies may consider Austin as their home, but actually look at the nu...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 19, 2022 7:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raw US Senate debate on voting bill unlikely to end filibuster
Replies: 21
Views: 763

Re: Raw US Senate debate on voting bill unlikely to end filibuster

demanding forms of ID that white voters are more likely to have I find it ironic and downright hypocritical that the same people who yell that our health care system should be like Canada's don't share the same thoughts on their Voter ID. To vote in federal elections you have to Identity yourself t...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 19, 2022 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 309
Views: 14086

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/19/health/covid-vaccine-infection-protection-cdc-study/index.html oth vaccination and prior infection help protect against new Covid-19 infections, but vaccination protects against hospitalization significantly more than natural immunity from prior infection alone, accord...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 19, 2022 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Raw US Senate debate on voting bill unlikely to end filibuster
Replies: 21
Views: 763

Re: Raw US Senate debate on voting bill unlikely to end filibuster

It is very interesting how the voting rights of Americans are being removed by Republicans State Legislatures only requiring a majority pass, while at the Fed Level, the Republicans are grand standing to allow those voting right and access to go away. The GOP has decided they can no longer win based...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 19, 2022 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 454
Views: 57008

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

The FCC sold the licenses, and the FAA failed to act expediently on an issue that has certified parts operating outside the licensed and advertised range. The expedient thing for the FAA to do was nothing, which is pretty much what they did. No way did they have the resources to clear up their side...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 19, 2022 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4050

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

Giuliani has been subpoenaed, along with Sydney Powell. This should be interesting as they were also a large part of the lies that were sent to court cases. If Trump's lawyers , that are left, are smart enough, they would try to lay the blame squarely on these two for all the misinformation. https:/...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 454
Views: 57008

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

CBand for the Wireless companies is 3.7GHz to ~4Ghz The radar altimeters on the planes are at 4.2 to 4.4 Ghz. Don't these altimeters understand when the frequency coming back to them is not the one they are sending out? Or is the Risk, that they can't control the frequency between the plane and the...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 19, 2022 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 119
Views: 2426

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Athlete

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 18, 2022 10:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 454
Views: 57008

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

Its the latter. The altimeters don't filter the return properly so it can pick up frequencies outside the 4.2-4.4 Ghz bandwidth. The FCC has already put a guard band on the wireless companies of a pretty reasonable space. On a tech forum I saw a post by an RF engineer who stated that this level of ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 18, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 454
Views: 57008

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

CBand for the Wireless companies is 3.7GHz to ~4Ghz The radar altimeters on the planes are at 4.2 to 4.4 Ghz. Don't these altimeters understand when the frequency coming back to them is not the one they are sending out? Or is the Risk, that they can't control the frequency between the plane and the...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 18, 2022 9:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference
Replies: 454
Views: 57008

Re: FAA to prohibit many flight operations due to risk of ‘5G’ wireless interference

CBand for the Wireless companies is 3.7GHz to ~4Ghz The radar altimeters on the planes are at 4.2 to 4.4 Ghz. Don't these altimeters understand when the frequency coming back to them is not the one they are sending out? Or is the Risk, that they can't control the frequency between the plane and the ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 18, 2022 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 309
Views: 14086

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I'm wondering out loud if while worse for hospitals in the near term, the rapid spread of omicron is better for society in the longer haul, as by getting many people immune quickly (especially those not vaxxed), it could mean a concurrent large population immunity that would suppress later infectio...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 18, 2022 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8804

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

It was an insurrection that Trump and his supporters attempted. Last night in his Arizona "rally" Trump attacked and insulted the police officers that were tasked with defending the capitol from the Mob that was unleashed. The lies are going to continue from Trump and his supporters. Ther...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 18, 2022 2:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 119
Views: 2426

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

hypocritical

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 17, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 5949

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/17/us/ghislaine-maxwell-john-does/index.html Ghislaine Maxwell will no longer fight to keep the names of eight 'John Does' secret and will leave it to the court to decide whether the names should be unsealed, according to a letter dated January 12. The documents are part ...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 17, 2022 4:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4050

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

It should be amended to police should generally know this. I think there is more than enough blame to go around apart from the people who planned, abetted and carried out the insurrection. They definitely need to be punished. I think Big Tech also needs to be taken through cleaners. They seem to kn...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation
Replies: 52
Views: 1984

Re: Colleyville, TX Synagogue Hostage situation

Name of hostage taker has been released: Malik Faisal Akhram. Age: 44. Nationality: British. The hostage-taker was heard demanding the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist who is currently serving an 86-year prison term in the US, law enforcement officials told local media. Siddiqu...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 61
Views: 2101

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

It could happen. Not inconceivable that Dallas and Green Bay could meet at Lambeau for the NFC championship. I really hope not due to my deep-seated hatred for all things Cowboy, but you never know I messed up that NE vs Buf pick Buffalo was firing on all cylinders. Josh Allen is so amazing. You do...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 119
Views: 2426

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Fathoms

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!
Replies: 61
Views: 2101

Re: Are you ready for NFL playoffs!

Good thinking. I can't wait for this game though as these winter games are what make Football awesome. I hope next week its the same at Lambeau. We could use another Ice Bowl! It could happen. Not inconceivable that Dallas and Green Bay could meet at Lambeau for the NFC championship. I really hope ...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4050

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

It should be amended to police should generally know this. I think there is more than enough blame to go around apart from the people who planned, abetted and carried out the insurrection. They definitely need to be punished. I think Big Tech also needs to be taken through cleaners. They seem to kn...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 16, 2022 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8804

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Let me get this straight. . The Republicans have abandoned science(vaccines), bought into lies about the election960-80% still think it was stolen), support right wing media sites that daily denigrate liberals and anyone that isn't a "TRUE" Republican, uses middle school rhetoric on the p...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 309
Views: 14086

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Endemic Covid: Is the pandemic entering its endgame? "We're almost there, it is now the beginning of the end, at least in the UK," Prof Julian Hiscox, chairman in infection and global health at the University of Liverpool, tells me. "I think life in 2022 will be almost back to before...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Large Volcanic eruption near Tonga
Replies: 61
Views: 6073

Re: Large Volcanic eruption near Tonga

A few videos with satellite footage + regular footage + tsuanmis hitting shore (unspecified location). Looks like a very big blow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouMTT9ikKWY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIn9ZqWG1xg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu8V_WADjCw That last video is impressive, The e...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4050

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

Interesting article from WaPo as to how the narratives that talking heads on the right have been pushing will be put to a test in the courts... https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/01/14/rights-conspiratorial-defenses-jan-6-figures-come-under-microscope-with-seditious-conspiracy-charges/?ut...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 145
Views: 14838

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Interesting last run of the fraud examples out of Pima. 151 cases of duplicate voting tossed as they couldn't get to criminal intent. As the article states many were confused by Trump's call for people that had done mail in ballots to vote in person if they couldn't verify the mail in vote. https://...

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 119
Views: 2426

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Doctorate

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by casinterest
Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C
Replies: 12
Views: 1237

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 ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 10:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 119
Views: 2426

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Homewrecker

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4050

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

Interesting tidbit from today. Audio of Kevin McCarthy blaming Trump in the week following the attacks. https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/14/politics/kfile-kevin-mccarthy-donald-trump-january-6/index.html "I say he has responsibility," McCarthy said on KERN, a local radio station in Bakersfield,...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4050

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

The moment these people are convicted, all their cell phone records and whatnot can be used by FBI to find who talked to whom and what exactly happened. It will go both horizontal and vertical and hopefully there would be a day where Mr. Trump himself would be prosecuted. He won't. His party will n...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 309
Views: 14086

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

AHH, you're one of those 'The only deaths that are directly caused by Covid-19 are important all the other problem caused by lockdowns and other pointless measures are utterly irrelevant.' people. Gotcha. "Kid's will catch up if their parents and teachers help them." Dear God how utterly,...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Earth's heat center shifts entirely outside tropics, Buenos Aires hits 41.5C
Replies: 12
Views: 1237

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

I know you know this but in most models climate change does mean very unstable jet streams which does mean that places that haven't generally dealt with it might be dealing with snowstorms and freezing events one week and 75 degree weather the next. You can expect the events of what happened in Tex...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8804

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Remember when Bush won and he was illegitimate? Remember when he won again and was still illegitimate? Remember when Obama won and if you don’t vote for him you were a racist? Remember when he won again and if you didn’t vote for him you were still a racist? Remember when Trump won and he stole the...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8804

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
Fri Jan 14, 2022 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8804

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Doesn’t make sense? Really? Gonna go with that? Yes. Because what i see is the same Trump MAGA post. "Don't blame me for what I did , when I can blame you for other stuff" . Trump caused Jan 6. He lied leading into the election. Got help with the lie. Got help with staging an attempted at...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8804

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Trump caused Jan 6. He lied leading into the election. Got help with the lie. Got help with staging an attempted attack on democracy, and then you want to blame the last 20 years? No. It doesn't work like that. We need look no further than how he's flipping out over the progress the bipartisan Hous...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8804

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

You’re right. It’s probably not over. With posts like this, it’s no wonder. Keep swinging that broad brush. It’s worked so well for the last 20 years or so. Keep calling people racist because of who they vote for. Keep claiming a president is illegitimate because he/she isn’t from your party. Keep ...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 303
Views: 16875

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

https://www.npr.org/2022/01/13/1072763841/the-rust-armorer-is-suing-the-films-ammo-supplier-over-the-deadly-on-set-shootin Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the armorer and key props assistant on Rust, filed a lawsuit in New Mexico state court on Wednesday saying the production bought live ammunition that she...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8804

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

This isn't over by any means. The vast majority of Republicans still believe strongly that the election was stolen. Trump continues his delusional rants and people like you still support him. Poll workers are receiving death threats and being hounded out of office, New election officials who suppor...

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