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by Pellegrine
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9216

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

A young Austrian lady on Twitter managed to hack into Parler’s backend and make a backup of all their content surrounding the Capitol affair before everything went offline and is providing the database to FBI and journalists. Parler was talking about suing Amazon but they are screwed now. https://c...

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by Pellegrine
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5300

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

https://twitter.com/i/status/1348411842578812932 here some more that were kicked off DL at the last minute, for being put on the no fly list. It's interesting, that they were allowed to board. :rotfl: I like the comment that said, "can't they just pull themselves up to 30,000 feet by their boo...

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by Pellegrine
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1017
Views: 57812

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

If police act deemed brutal is why it caused BLM participants to increase their use of violence, then why would those target anyone other the polices? The increased police brutality caused outrage world wide - the only people it didnt cause outrage with is with Trump supporters and the right in the...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump doubled support from LGBTQs
Replies: 56
Views: 3254

Re: Trump doubled support from LGBTQs

Half/In-and-out of the closet white conservative men who use just enough of their newfound freedom because of what Democrats did under the Obama Administration and society changing to reveal who they really are. That's what these people are. They want to ____ men, but they have no dedication nor fee...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump doubled support from LGBTQs
Replies: 56
Views: 3254

Re: Trump doubled support from LGBTQs

Let's not shy about who this is. They are white conservative racists who have used their closets to promote their own ideologue. They do not respect the older generation who came before us who went through the HIV/AIDS epidemic under Reagan, they do not respect queer youths who were kicked out of th...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1017
Views: 57812

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

It is becoming clear that there was a more sinister plan at work here These zip tie like cuffs are what airline crews use to subdue passengers who are belligerent IMO, clearly the plan was to take members of Congress hostage, possibly even execute them https://twitter.com/SethAbramson/status/134697...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1017
Views: 57812

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

That’s most often true as in this case. That doesn’t justify police killing someone for unlawful entry though. . This wasn't some boarded up convenience store or a museum closed for the night, this was the heart of the US Government during a live session of both houses. The building was being storm...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1017
Views: 57812

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Having a glance at Parler is like a trip to Crazytown. Hundreds of racist comments on Elaine Chao’s resignation, accusing her of being in the CCP’s pocket, telling her to go back to China etc. These bumpkins don’t even know Taiwan is our ally and they fought a 22-year civil war against Red China. W...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1017
Views: 57812

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

Having a glance at Parler is like a trip to Crazytown. Hundreds of racist comments on Elaine Chao’s resignation, accusing her of being in the CCP’s pocket, telling her to go back to China etc. These bumpkins don’t even know Taiwan is our ally and they fought a 22-year civil war against Red China. W...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1017
Views: 57812

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

One has to mention the African-American policeman who was the first to confront the mob. He showed an amazing amount of restraint under the circumstances. He was chased, screamed at, threatened and still did retreat in an orderly fashion without killing rioters. This guy deserves a medal. Thank you...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:07 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Bans Alcohol on Flights from DC
Replies: 78
Views: 13614

Re: AA Bans Alcohol on Flights from DC

Not in the U.S. They can get going before they board but can't 'self-serve' on the plane. The FAA prohibits it. https://www.faa.gov/hazmat/packsafe/more_info/?hazmat=5 But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TSA is allowing one 12 oz (355 mL) container of sanitizer. According to the CDC alcohol sanit...

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by Pellegrine
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: AA Bans Alcohol on Flights from DC
Replies: 78
Views: 13614

Re: AA Bans Alcohol on Flights from DC

Assuming at a maximum this is until the inauguration is over, alcohol will be back Jan 21 or earlier. All the comments about other reasons are fairly silly. This is a temporary situation. I've always enjoyed my domestic F experience from check-in to boarding to the flight on AA out of DCA.

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by Pellegrine
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1017
Views: 57812

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

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


probably, because he thought he was going to die.


I thought he was about to break down and cry really.
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DLFREEBIRD wrote:
ArcticSEA wrote:
Lindsey Graham's speech was striking.
Nice to see he finally grew a spine.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKHkYlRm_XM


probably, because he thought he was going to die.


I thought he was about to break down and cry really.

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by Pellegrine
Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1017
Views: 57812

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

https://www.instagram.com/homegrownterrorists/

If the internet can ID these people this quickly the FBI are all over them.
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These people are white supremacist separatists and terrorists. Want to see some wild internet sleuthing?

https://www.instagram.com/homegrownterrorists/

If the internet can ID these people this quickly the FBI are all over them.

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by Pellegrine
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021
Replies: 469
Views: 36441

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2021

Now I fully understand why actual pilots in Civ Av have been forced off this forum and talk about armchair pilots. Everyone is an armchair epidemiologist or virologist or respiratory therapist or gastroenterologist or cardiologist or etc. etc. etc. now. Everyone is MPH, MD, DO, PhD. It is absolutely...

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by Pellegrine
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dr. Peters to scrap additional A380s
Replies: 147
Views: 26382

Re: Dr. Peters to scrap additional A380s

What are some of the intact air-frames with engines going for? I know I can get a used 744 for $15-18 million.

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by Pellegrine
Tue Dec 22, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 374
Views: 30362

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2020

I'm someone who believes in measures and closures, a top-down absolute and resolute approach, and a science guided progressive response. Since SARS-Cov-2 is a coronavirus after-all, since measures have failed spectacularly in the US and Europe, since there are multiple strains globally, and since co...

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by Pellegrine
Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2020
Replies: 374
Views: 30362

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2020

So, I've been busy working on some things, but the CDC website just updated and I have some information. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/covid-data/forecasting-us.html https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/covid-data/images/National-Forecast-Incident-Cumulative-Deaths-2020-11-23.jpg Th...

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by Pellegrine
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: In two words, what would have saved and will save many Black lives: Simple compliance
Replies: 100
Views: 3572

Re: In two words, what would have saved and will save many Black lives: Simple compliance

Yes Black people should be bitches to the law and to white people's whims. Just like in slavery times. The ignorant, stupid pickaninnys.

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by Pellegrine
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sudan Israel formalized relationship
Replies: 50
Views: 2288

Re: Sudan Israel formalized relationship

Who cares. Sudan and their 3 ATM machines and 10 phone lines. Selling all their crude to the Chinese. Who literally cares. Isn’t that a prejudiced comment, putting down a nation? I live between Washington DC; Geneva, CH; and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. Like Melania Trump said: "I don't c...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worry.
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

Re: Worry.

No shade, but A.net is not a therapist/psychiatrist/psychologist. Find a professional you click with.

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by Pellegrine
Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sudan Israel formalized relationship
Replies: 50
Views: 2288

Re: Sudan Israel formalized relationship

Who cares. Sudan and their 3 ATM machines and 10 phone lines. Selling all their crude to the Chinese. Who literally cares.

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by Pellegrine
Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Political Positions (Drugs)
Replies: 49
Views: 2324

Re: Political Positions (Drugs)

Making cocaine legal would decimate cartels and provide billions in new tax base for latin american countries, transshipment countries, and end-user countries (USA/Europe). Cocaine also doesn't kill as much as opioids...it only kills gluttons who take too much, people who have a heart condition (who...

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by Pellegrine
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PIA closes Roosevelt Hotel.
Replies: 36
Views: 5995

Re: PIA closes Roosevelt Hotel.

LH658 wrote:
Pellegrine wrote:
...they're still taking reservations. I've never known about this hotel. Beautiful building.



Yes October 31st the hotel closes.


K. Hope someone buys it and turns it into a 3-3.5 star hotel. Not too expensive, not too shabby.

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by Pellegrine
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United Airlines SVP of Sales Jake Cefolia Missing since August, search ongoing.
Replies: 25
Views: 13593

Re: United Airlines SVP of Sales Jake Cefolia Missing since August, search ongoing.

Some of you have very vivid imaginations. Police rarely reveal targets of investigations before charges/arrest...so how would someone at United know? It's probably an elaborate suicide plot. Some people just don't want to be found...then some do. It happened where I used to work in a highly-secure I...

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by Pellegrine
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: PIA closes Roosevelt Hotel.
Replies: 36
Views: 5995

Re: PIA closes Roosevelt Hotel.

...they're still taking reservations. I've never known about this hotel. Beautiful building.

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by Pellegrine
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump file for Bankruptcy if Biden wins the Election
Replies: 50
Views: 3829

Re: Will Trump file for Bankruptcy if Biden wins the Election

Trump has no shame about Bankruptcy in the past, no reason he won't do it again to renege on his personal debts via personal bankruptcy. His name will be worthless. He over-payed and over-invested in his goff properties as wall as most suffering from declining values with a decline in public intere...

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by Pellegrine
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should government fund private cashless payments?
Replies: 57
Views: 2415

Re: Should government fund private cashless payments?

Cashless payments and transactions actually benefit governments in some way because they are easily trackable for tax and AML purposes.

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by Pellegrine
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Famous) Cities / Places / Sights Questions and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 203
Views: 24370

Re: Iconic Central Park Boathouse in New York City Closed

Oh well. This is one of the places for "ladies who lunch", not unlike the Four Seasons Restaurant (not the hotel) that closed a while back before COVID. To be fair Four Seasons also attracted "powerbrokers who lunch."

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by Pellegrine
Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So let’s measure how far we stand a part. The political compass
Replies: 32
Views: 1610

Re: So let’s measure how far we stand a part. The political compass

Some of these questions are incredibly concerning. Like women should stay in the home and be homemakers? Wtf it's 2020, more women graduate college than men. Also, there's too few questions for this to mean much. Anyway. Have an abortion, fuck who you want to, gov should regulate companies but not i...

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by Pellegrine
Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Types of masks.
Replies: 22
Views: 1102

Re: Types of masks.

The problem is there is no standard or regulation for cloth masks, and a lot of people think they're being so fashionable and trendy by wearing their favorite print on a cloth mask. It isn't about that.

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by Pellegrine
Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: After the election - How does the USA and its people come back together and work and compromise?
Replies: 163
Views: 7958

Re: After the election - How does the USA and its people come back together and work and compromise?

We as Americans - if Biden wins - reject everything Trumpism and Trumpistas, and return to a more Obama-like presidency. Ignore the background noise that is Trump's hardcore base...which will dissolve. Move forward on science, equality, equity, healthcare, and getting low-income/non-office job/covid...

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by Pellegrine
Tue Oct 06, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

To be honest, I saw the video of him standing on the balcony of the WH and I thought...this man still looks psychically ill. I mean, you're not wrong, but I'm not sure this is what you meant to say. ;) I fully blame those glasses of wine with dinner. It was a magnum Nebbiolo between 3 people.

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by Pellegrine
Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

To be honest, I saw the video of him standing on the balcony of the WH and I thought...this man still looks psychically ill. His breathing doesn't look right and he looks a bit not normal.

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by Pellegrine
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

I'll give everyone an example. When the 2014 West African Ebola outbreak was going on, if patients got in an ambulance or car with an EBOV+ patient...you then assumed ALL of the people in that vehicle were EBOV+. They were all exposed. You didn't mess around with it and take them on a tour. SARS-CoV...

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by Pellegrine
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

I feel sorry for his staff and security detail. They should be in full PPE, not just wearing masks as he sheds billions of particles. This reminds of memes comparing how COVID-19 patients are transported in the USA (Seattle at that time) and the rest of the world. Nothing changed. They really shoul...

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by Pellegrine
Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

I feel sorry for his staff and security detail. They should be in full PPE, not just wearing masks as he sheds billions of particles. This reminds of memes comparing how COVID-19 patients are transported in the USA (Seattle at that time) and the rest of the world. Nothing changed. They really shoul...

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by Pellegrine
Sun Oct 04, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

It is interesting they are giving him this treatment, maybe it is low risk, but it's still not approved as yet. I'd say his condition has worsened enough that they are pulling all the stops. That's about what I think is happening. The treatment itself, REGN-COV2, is a combination of two monoclonal ...

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by Pellegrine
Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

So we know that he took HCQ in the past, two days back a high dose of Regeneron, yesterday Remidvisir. Are these single dose treatments? I thought otherwise. What are we missing here? I thought experimental drugs are for young and healthy (or) for compassion reasons. And why are they trying differe...

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by Pellegrine
Sun Oct 04, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

In addition to the Regeneron therapy, the President is also now on Remdesivir, although he is not on supplemental oxygen. I'm not a medic of any kind. I seem to recall that Remdesivir was first used in the UK for severe cases where patients were being ventilated, reducing mortality by 30%. Is there...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

Interesting that they are resorting to experimental drugs that quickly in the case of Trump... Regeneron is not approved yet, and the president of a country is not the kind of person you'd include as part of a clinical trial. People outside the testing regime can be given experimental drugs on a co...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Oct 03, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

Also I'd like to add: Joe Biden is still at risk because of the incubation period. You can get a low viral load and your incubation period will be longer. So he needs to quarantine and get tested daily IMO. Trump was positive at that debate. Some are also recommending the first 5 people in the line...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

In addition to the Regeneron therapy, the President is also now on Remdesivir, although he is not on supplemental oxygen.

Edit: Bill Stepien, campaign manager for Trump 2020, has tested positive.

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by Pellegrine
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

Also I'd like to add: Joe Biden is still at risk because of the incubation period. You can get a low viral load and your incubation period will be longer. So he needs to quarantine and get tested daily IMO. Trump was positive at that debate. Some are also recommending the first 5 people in the line ...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

Kellyanne Conway has tested positive. That ACB event appears to be a superspreading event.

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by Pellegrine
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID
Replies: 332
Views: 24352

Re: Hope Hicks. President Trump and wife all test positive for COVID

Whew. I don't wish anyone chronic illness or death...as much as I might dislike them, but if his sickness lasts a few weeks it will be a serious wake up call. Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

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by Pellegrine
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whistleblower: Mass Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Center
Replies: 30
Views: 2272

Re: Whistleblower: Mass Hysterectomies at ICE Detention Center

This is eugenics going on in the United States in 2020. If you think of Nazis educate yourself on what America did in the 1910s and 1920s. It is eugenics full stop. This disgusts me.

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by Pellegrine
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’
Replies: 106
Views: 7204

Re: Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’

Honestly, I live in Washington DC, and I have a permit to go wherever I want on Arlington National Cemetery bc I have about 5 people buried there. If I have time I'm going to take some photos and show the rows and rows of buried and interned soldiers and let you all decide this "losers and suck...

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by Pellegrine
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Airlines policy allowing BLM pins faces backlash from workers
Replies: 69
Views: 6580

Re: American Airlines policy allowing BLM pins faces backlash from workers

Let those anti-BLM snitchers stay at home then. BLM is just that, a phrase, it is not some political identity/leftist scourage/social group looking for a race war. If a coworker feels like that, send them home.

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by Pellegrine
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Knew...
Replies: 82
Views: 4619

Re: Trump Knew...

Strictly on scientific knowledge, of course he knew! It was right in his PDB. The minute total containment in Wuhan/Hubai Province, and it kept expanding...and it failed...the world should have been on high alert. The world should have denied pax entry if their origin was Hubei at that point. He was...

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