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by Pellegrine
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021
Replies: 385
Views: 70491

Re: Washington, D.C. Airports (BWI, DCA, IAD) Thread - 2021

Not gonna happen, but I wish DCA would get an immigration facility and we could have nonstops to the Caribbean, LHR, and CDG. Heck, I would like more nonstops to LAX, SFO, and one to SJC.

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by Pellegrine
Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tiger Woods seriously injured in car accident
Replies: 35
Views: 14159

Re: Tiger Woods seriously injured in car accident

The wall to wall coverage was a bit much IMO, it reminded of the horrible celebrity stalking culture that has led to so many breakdowns and self-destructive behaviors in famous people. (Thinking about the Britney Spears doc.) Frankly, I don't care if he ever plays golf again. That man is in the hist...

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by Pellegrine
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PW4000 powered B777 Fleet Groundings
Replies: 90
Views: 15374

Re: PW4000 powered B777 Fleet Groundings

UA has grounded 24 ships as well. Man, PW4000 has given operators so much grief over the years on larger frames.... no wonder neither Boeing nor Airbus has allowed a PW-only powerplant on new widebody design, in 24yrs+ Can you expound on this re. the PW4056/PW4062 in 744s and 767s? Not being snarky...

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by Pellegrine
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rush Limbaugh dead at 70
Replies: 71
Views: 5487

Re: Rush Limbaugh dead at 70

Good riddance. I'd p*** on his grave myself as a liberal multicultural gay.

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by Pellegrine
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PW4000 powered B777 Fleet Groundings
Replies: 90
Views: 15374

Re: PW4000 powered B777 Fleet Groundings

UA has grounded 24 ships as well. Man, PW4000 has given operators so much grief over the years on larger frames.... no wonder neither Boeing nor Airbus has allowed a PW-only powerplant on new widebody design, in 24yrs+ Can you expound on this re. the PW4056/PW4062 in 744s and 767s? Not being snarky...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GameStop Stock Fiasco
Replies: 122
Views: 6021

Re: GameStop Stock Fiasco

There are some entities out there that likely made out much bigger this week than the retail investors did (if they unloaded in time). https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/some-asset-managers-may-have-profited-wildly-from-the-gamestop-short-squeeze-2021-01-28 As a retail investor one needs to learn abou...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 30, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GameStop Stock Fiasco
Replies: 122
Views: 6021

Re: GameStop Stock Fiasco

There’s no need for anyone to act like a dick and be gleeful about the fund being in trouble. The shorting is a 0 sum game. The hedgefunds were gleefull about good old GameStop being in trouble. In return fans of GameStop who like the stock are gleefull that hedgefunds are in trouble. Either the pe...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 30, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who has been canceled? A list.
Replies: 174
Views: 12083

Re: Who has been canceled? A list.

Forgive me, but the only person I can think of is Milo Yiannopoulos, like a few of you have said. He is a piece of ___. When you troll over years with racist nonsense, especially if you are LGBT+, you deserve it in my eyes. He doesn't have hardly any money, and his only job prospects are with who? P...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 30, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who has been canceled? A list.
Replies: 174
Views: 12083

Re: Who has been canceled? A list.

JK Rowling. Her despicable tweets about transwomen and her alignment with the extremely hateful trans exclusionary radical feminists or TERF hurt a lot of people. There’s a major difference between an honest opinion and someone who goes out of their way to intentionally hurt, disrespect and rob peo...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 30, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GameStop Stock Fiasco
Replies: 122
Views: 6021

Re: GameStop Stock Fiasco

There are some entities out there that likely made out much bigger this week than the retail investors did (if they unloaded in time). https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/some-asset-managers-may-have-profited-wildly-from-the-gamestop-short-squeeze-2021-01-28 As a retail investor one needs to learn abou...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 30, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GameStop Stock Fiasco
Replies: 122
Views: 6021

Re: GameStop Stock Fiasco

I wish I knew about GME. I dont follow Reddit/WallStreetBets. Man I wish I did...but I'm doing pretty well for January. Longed BTCUSD at around 28k last year, and sold a lot of my position around 40.5k. I'm in on ETH too. Still long somewhat, but I agree with those saying BTC is highly speculative. ...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Identity politics - How many "Identities" are there?
Replies: 61
Views: 3480

Re: Identity politics - How many "Identities" are there?

White.

White American is an identity. Some of these people try to act like everything besides "white, straight, Christian" is an "identity".

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by Pellegrine
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Presidential Age Limit in the USA
Replies: 57
Views: 3620

Re: Presidential Age Limit in the USA

You know what? They're laughing on the TV, I can have a laugh too. Biden is a little bit touched, and Nancy has a little bit of the Parkinsons', god I love her though.

I don't care...they're not as bad off as Feinstein by any means. I'm ready to move forward. Everyone is joking and happy.

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by Pellegrine
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden’s Safety
Replies: 80
Views: 4995

Re: Biden’s Safety

Secret Service isn't playing today. https://i.ibb.co/vk0sWKD/20210120-075611.jpg https://i.ibb.co/2WG0znR/20210120-075632.jpg That is normal for them. When Trump came to Bullhead City the snipers were everywhere on the hill behind the FBO where he spoke. Oh I know, that's just an impressive piece o...

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by Pellegrine
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden’s Safety
Replies: 80
Views: 4995

Re: Biden’s Safety

Secret Service isn't playing today.

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by Pellegrine
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who will be on the Trump Pardon list?
Replies: 29
Views: 1876

Re: Who will be on the Trump Pardon list?

I hope is Lil Wayne after he showed up for DT shortly before the election and he has his sentencing for a gun charge coming up.

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do all Americans have two names?
Replies: 31
Views: 1993

Re: Do all Americans have two names?

My legal name is six names and a suffix. **oh well emoji**

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vessel at Hudson Yards Closed After Series of Suicides
Replies: 38
Views: 3148

Re: Vessel at Hudson Yards Closed After Series of Suicides

As someone who was once in a very dark place at one time, it's an extremely daunting task to talk to someone, even more so to seek help. Im just very fortunate to have a great relationship with my parents who helped me get the help I needed. But unfortunately too many people feel they don't have th...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Americans Ready To Talk About Mass Mental Illness?
Replies: 50
Views: 3898

Re: Are Americans Ready To Talk About Mass Mental Illness?

No they aren't ready. Mental health services are divided into two-classes in America. Since a lot of mental health services (psychotherapy and psychiatry) aren't covered by insurance, or insurance puts you into a bucket of doctors/therapists who accept that shhht insurance...and you have to wait for...

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by Pellegrine
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump doubled support from LGBTQs
Replies: 56
Views: 3329

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 fe...

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by Pellegrine
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9415

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

Good luck in court. They'll need it. I had an account there for a bit, and found it to be a complete neo-fascist hellscape with zero moderation. I would post some photos of the "groups" you could join on that site, but I would likely be banned here. So, use your imagination. Here's how bi...

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by Pellegrine
Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building
Replies: 1078
Views: 64322

Re: Pro-Trump Riot in US Capital Building

My phone has Google Maps installed, I suspect most phones do. That shows me where I am to within 10-20M. I have always assumed that there is some way to access that information. With Google Maps that is actually possible because Google will track you on their servers. With Apple Maps your position ...

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by Pellegrine
Tue Jan 12, 2021 4:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5400

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

It bothers, but is not surprising to me that when it possible and likely that white Americans end up on the no fly list all manner of posts and articles come out saying how unfair it is. We've known how problematic being placed on the list has been for years. Where was that energy for Muslims who we...

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by Pellegrine
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account
Replies: 208
Views: 9415

Re: Twitter permanently suspends Trump's account

AWS just shutdown the service i.e., took servers on virtual machines and storage offline, it hasn't deleted anything. FBI can fire up the servers and get every single post, including the ones deleted by so-called patriots. Depending on which data center, Parler and FBI may be co-located, making it ...

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by Pellegrine
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capitol rioters on no fly list
Replies: 83
Views: 5400

Re: Capitol rioters on no fly list

If you go on Twitter and search "NoFlyList" there are soooooo many videos of nuts going off in DCA. As thats my home airport I just can't. :D :D :D

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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: 9415

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: 5400

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: 1078
Views: 64322

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: 3329

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: 3329

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: 1078
Views: 64322

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: 1078
Views: 64322

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: 1078
Views: 64322

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: 1078
Views: 64322

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: 1078
Views: 64322

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: 13670

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: 13670

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: 1078
Views: 64322

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: 1078
Views: 64322

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: 37147

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: 26549

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: 30711

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: 30711

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: 3638

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: 2304

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: 1155

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: 2304

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: 2368

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: 6034

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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