Search found 13539 matches

by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 2478
Views: 167574

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

Interesting Political angle at the issues affecting US vaccinations, and misinformation sources of Fox News. and other far right sources. https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-extremes-of-the-gop-have-moved-beyond-fox-news/ We found a similar gap in Republicans’ willingness to get a COVID-19 vacc...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win
Replies: 41
Views: 1665

Re: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win

I would prefer a 5 day work week with 60 days of vacation. Allow for some sickness . I take it that means sick days have to come out of leave days? best regards Thomas There is no federal law requiring any kind of sick leave. It's up to companies, and sometimes state law, as to whether sick time co...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So much kit left behind by the US at Bagram.
Replies: 26
Views: 2109

Re: So much kit left behind by the US at Bagram.

At then end of the day, they had to appear like they were staying until they were not. Mission Non-Essentials will be left to the new occupier.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2369

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

I miss having an overdone song. I have gotten away from mainstream radio, so I don't feel like anything is overdone anymore. I do miss hearing "Silent lucidity" by queensrych, and "Jeremy" by pearl jam. Those right there were songs i thought at the time were far overplayed.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Carpet

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win
Replies: 41
Views: 1665

Re: Research Indicates Four-Day Workweeks Are Win-Win

I would prefer a 5 day work week with 60 days of vacation. Allow for some sickness and unexpected issues. Forced vacation of 2 weeks if you accumulate 28 days of vacation.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 436
Views: 35481

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

Over done fear and politicizing is really hurting many Vaccine campaigns. Britain and Israel did a much better communication campaign. I cannot wait to vaccinate my younger child. Over done fear and politicizing is the campaign for many political organizations. There are agendas and political parti...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 08, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3268

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

So turning the Middle East into a war zone resulting in over 1m deaths was acceptable because it kept America safe? That’s disgusting. That is not what I said, but i see how you like to lie about what occurred and roll over for terrorists and complicit governments. To be fair, if we hadn’t ‘rolled ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3268

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

True you invaded a country which had absolutely nothing to do with 9/11, which resulted in destabilising the Middle East for the next 2 decades, all for absolutely no result. Woohoo go team America. The middle east has been and will continue to be destabilized without the US. The US accomplished th...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3268

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

You think the US public would be happy to see a CVN or two sunk? I also wonder if the Japanese or South Koreans would want to get involved, I don’t think they would. The down sides to a conflict with China is far more severe for them than the US. Americans didn't like 3000 people killed in the WTC ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 436
Views: 35481

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

We can impede as much as possible but the messaging has been horrible. I live in Canada and many of public health officials should be fired because their communication general lack of compassion and paralyzing fear is now becoming very destructive. Since most of you are Americans Fauci is similar b...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 3:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3268

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

I think the Chinese would find out really quick that a lot of the world would be against such an aggressive move. Anyone remember the first gulf war? The US an other countries (Japan, Indonesia, South Korea......) would probably form a coalition against the move, and enact strong embargo's until Ch...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?
Replies: 69
Views: 3268

Re: How far will the US go to defend Taiwan from Mainland China ?

I think the Chinese would find out really quick that a lot of the world would be against such an aggressive move. Anyone remember the first gulf war? The US an other countries (Japan, Indonesia, South Korea......) would probably form a coalition against the move, and enact strong embargo's until Chi...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Haiti's President Assassinated at Home
Replies: 12
Views: 1039

Re: Haiti's President Assassinated at Home

It appears Haiti will become quite turbulent as they have not had elections in awhile.
All around not a good situation for the people of Haiti.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 149
Views: 10809

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

My sense is that’s happening not out of genuine interest in social change but because of how academia polices itself. I am glad you see why parents are outraged. If parents are outraged by a social theory (amongst many), the problem is them, not the theory. A major purpose of academia is to contras...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 2:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Prism

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage
Replies: 218
Views: 16747

Re: Texas governor blames Green new deal for power outage

Gov. Greg Abbott tells electricity regulators to encourage building more power plants, penalize renewable energy https://www.texastribune.org/2021/07/06/texas-electricity-grid-greg-abbott/ Two days before state lawmakers return to Austin for a special legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesda...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Test

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jul 07, 2021 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms
Replies: 149
Views: 10809

Re: GOP advances bill to limit teaching of slavery and racism in classrooms

Fair correction. But I don't get the sense that most of the people talking about it right now really care about that. To the commentators on the right it's just another set of scary words that are supposed to signal to people "dangerous ideas are being implanted in your children! White people ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 06, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

cake

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 06, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 436
Views: 35481

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

https://news.yahoo.com/delta-variant-causing-more-80-123559563.html The Delta variant is ripping through parts of the US, causing more than 80% of new COVID-19 infections in four states, data shows. The highly infectious Delta variant accounts for more than 80% of new coronavirus infections in Kansa...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Apples

Jump to post
by casinterest
Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 4th of July Celebrations in America 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 756

Re: 4th of July Celebrations in America 2021

It was a good weekend with good displays. Of course some parties got way out of hand . Many folks died tragically in car accidents, gunshot wounds from celebratory gun fire, and mortars to the chest. https://edition.cnn.com/2021/07/05/sport/matiss-kivlenieks-death-spt-intl/index.html Matiss Kivlenie...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 03, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

monitor

Jump to post
by casinterest
Sat Jul 03, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: TX GOP cancels museum event examining slavery's role in Alamo
Replies: 7
Views: 1405

Re: TX GOP cancels museum event examining slavery's role in Alamo

It is amazing how much the GOP is resembling fascism these days. Just cancel culture continuing along with a strong dose of racism.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 02, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 154
Views: 11581

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

Because the pool couldn't be closed and Morabito had stability concerns, tower management was advised that work in the pool area "would be limited to removal of only loose concrete," the letter said. Morabito also directed Concrete Protection & Restoration Inc. to perform "explor...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 02, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 70
Views: 6970

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Looks like the Journalists are going after those that have created this charade. https://thehill.com/homenews/media/561165-arizona-newspaper-takes-state-senate-cyber-ninjas-to-court-for-audit-info rizona law entitles the public to know how this audit is being conducted and funded," David Bodney...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 02, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 64
Views: 4529

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

And what does this indictment and investigation say about his brand? Of course, he will pivot to paranoia with ramblings on "the deep state" and Obama and Democrats out to get him. And his followers will eat it up. Let's also not forget that, during a 2016 debate against Hillary, she call...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 02, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 436
Views: 35481

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

Some strong rises are starting to show up in the US daily cases. Missouri, has two days of 1200 Plus cases. Other states are starting to rise as well going into the 4th holiday weekend. (Georgia, Ohio, Arkansas) We could be looking at the rise of the delta variant. It will be interesting to see how...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 02, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 64
Views: 4529

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

They all lie. If you think Trump has a monopoly on that, you are fooling yourself. A point was made about ego. They are all ego maniacs to want the most powerful office. If there are right wing liars, there have to be left wing liars too. So , we have had those threads. Why can't you involve yourse...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Fri Jul 02, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Practice

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021
Replies: 436
Views: 35481

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q2 2021

Some strong rises are starting to show up in the US daily cases. Missouri, has two days of 1200 Plus cases. Other states are starting to rise as well going into the 4th holiday weekend. (Georgia, Ohio, Arkansas) We could be looking at the rise of the delta variant. It will be interesting to see how ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Wicked

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 01, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 64
Views: 4529

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/trump-organization-charged-read-the-indictment-here/3135350/ 15 Counts of Tax Fraud and Tax Evasion. Something tells me, there are more charges coming for others , after reading the 15the count. FIFTEENTH COUNT: AND THE GRAND JURY AFORESAID, by ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 01, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

Sphinx

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 01, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans Block Bipartisan Capital Riot Investigation
Replies: 22
Views: 3215

Re: Republicans Block Bipartisan Capital Riot Investigation

So it turns out that the GOP do not want any investigation at all. Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell are threatening all GOP members with the loss of committees should they take part in any investigation into Jan 6 or the 147 traitors from the GOP Congress that tried to overthrow the election resul...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 01, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q3 2021
Replies: 161
Views: 4179

Re: Word Game Q3 2021

readytotaxi wrote:
Candyfloss

Cotton

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 01, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 154
Views: 11581

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

This video gives some clues into what got the dominoes going: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUrHdwdZyWc There are reports of building cracking and groaning an hour prior to the collapse, with one lady shagging ass out of there. The people we have been discussing this all came up with the same thi...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Thu Jul 01, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Calls For Firing/Resignation of JCS Chairman Milley
Replies: 21
Views: 1367

Re: Trump Calls For Firing/Resignation of JCS Chairman Milley

The racist, lying ,traitor, that isn't president anymore wants what?

Trump is a joke and a coward.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 154
Views: 11581

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

This is a bit long, but very informative regarding the actual building. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrP-Zl7NHzE This place was a timebomb. Wowsers, what a presentation. The place was beyond jacked. Those pictures and the details of what previous contractors have done and failed to do are going ...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow
Replies: 64
Views: 4529

Re: Trump Organization and CFO Expected to be Charged Tomorrow

Can't wait to see the charges and supporting evidence.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Websites or blogs that report from a critical/negative perspective about Apple?
Replies: 16
Views: 971

Re: Websites or blogs that report from a critical/negative perspective about Apple?

it will be relatively more read by people who don't have Apple products. Not by most of them. Some call it hate. Others call it reality. Why ? That is what reviews are for. When people have issues with a product, they write reviews, not blogs or websites. When people see a flaw in their product, th...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q2 2021
Replies: 568
Views: 27819

Re: Word Game Q2 2021

Trawl

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon DSP Drivers reveal the Truth about delivering for Amazon
Replies: 33
Views: 5600

Re: Amazon DSP Drivers reveal the Truth about delivering for Amazon

Low wage workers do not get to make the rules, or get much in benefits........... Same Ol Story different day. McDonalds, Wal-mart, Amazon.. Not much difference. Excuse me, they're not workers, they're "contractors." And if you have any ideas to the contrary I will purchase state ballot i...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon DSP Drivers reveal the Truth about delivering for Amazon
Replies: 33
Views: 5600

Re: Amazon DSP Drivers reveal the Truth about delivering for Amazon

Low wage workers do not get to make the rules, or get much in benefits........... Same Ol Story different day. McDonalds, Wal-mart, Amazon.. Not much difference.

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Websites or blogs that report from a critical/negative perspective about Apple?
Replies: 16
Views: 971

Re: Websites or blogs that report from a critical/negative perspective about Apple?

I think those kind of website will be mostly read by the big share of people who don't have Apple products ;) Why? Do I go out searching out sites critical of restaurants that don't appeal to me? There isn't a lot of money in waiting for people to hate something so much they want to read negative i...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Websites or blogs that report from a critical/negative perspective about Apple?
Replies: 16
Views: 971

Re: Websites or blogs that report from a critical/negative perspective about Apple?

Why does this seem like a hit and run bash thread? A simple google search will turn up tons of negatives for apple and IOS. I'm looking for websites that focus themself on critical posts, not for websites that usually say positives things about apple and stating one negative point every once in a w...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Websites or blogs that report from a critical/negative perspective about Apple?
Replies: 16
Views: 971

Re: Websites or blogs that report from a critical/negative perspective about Apple?

Why does this seem like a hit and run bash thread? A simple google search will turn up tons of negatives for apple and IOS. The devices are expensive, they have some issues in the apple store with suppliers.......... But at the end of the day, Apple is a 2 trillion dollar company for some positive b...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 154
Views: 11581

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

I think it is safe to say that around 150+ people are dead. Another fact that is quite astonishing from my perspective is how long it is taking to find bodies in the ruble. I think people are quite familiar with plane crashes and this is a far easier job to search through. Really? How do you possib...

Jump to post
by casinterest
Wed Jun 30, 2021 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military
Replies: 127
Views: 6634

Re: Tucker calls General "pig, stupid"; Ingraham calls for defunding the military

Not everyone who works in the NSA CIA, FBI, etc. think the weaponization of our DOJ and intelligence apparatus against political enemies which we've already seen is a good thing. Weaponization? Why would they waste their time on a blowhard liar like Tucker? Ask Chuck Schumer: "'Let me tell you...

Jump to post