Thunderboltdrgn wrote:Official statement from Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Republican governor of California : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_P-0I6sAck
A political party just attempted a coup, Nothing surprises me about americans anymmore. It wasn't the party, jeez can we stop the hyperbole? When people from the party were there and part of this rioting/operation then it is the party. They cannot run away from it. The Republican Party is up to its...Jump to post
aerosreenivas wrote:Now that Trump has been banned from Twitter, will that change anything with regards to the thinking of his supporters?
Meaning, will they accept the 'Election Verdict' and look forward to Biden's governance for the next four years?
It is now being reported that truck full of bombs and guns were found near the Capitol building https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/08/politics/us-capitol-riots-arrest-pelosi-desk/index.html But yeah, other than that, plus all of the dead people and pipe bombs at party HQs, it was a totally peacefully rall...Jump to post
https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/new-cdc-data-shows-nearly-60-of-covid-19-transmissions-come-from-those-with-no-symptoms/19462398/ New data from the CDC shows more than half of COVID-19 transmissions come from people who don’t even know they have it. A new model shows that 59% of all transferals co...Jump to post
Which are? The front of the engine could suck in debris, the reverse thrust could blow all sorts of loose items like baggage carts and people around, and all of that air movement would make a mess of trying to extinguish the fire. Also, the pilot can't see where he's going and with a 748 you don't ...Jump to post
Right-wing "media" is trying to pin this on "antifa" so I'm sure millions will jump on that bandwagon too, after all most of them weren't in DC, and what's one more conspiracy theory to them ? Here is another “Antifa” apparently: https://www.news.com.au/world/north-america/us-po...Jump to post
How do we know that he won’t just continue to organise unrest and mob violence from his supporters even after Biden takes over as President? Biden will be stuck in a quagmire of unrest and insurrection and this will give the Republicans the chance to say Biden failed and that he is no good, then the...Jump to post
The Pentagon knew this was coming and did not do a goddamn thing https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/07/pentagon-national-guard-washington-455822 As opposed to when they knew BLM was planning a protest https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/07/us/police-response-black-lives-matter-protest-us-capitol/index.h...Jump to post
So Trump is back on Twitter with a address in which he actually comes across fairly well - very little of his normal bluster and accusations, toned down considerably and some emphasis on a transition now to the next administration (which he doesnt actually acknowledge is not his, but you can see th...Jump to post
Joe Scarborough has called for the arrest of Trump on his show, https://thehill.com/homenews/media/533072-scarborough-calls-for-arrest-of-trump-giuliani-and-trump-jr-for-insurrection “That’s insurrection against the United States of America and if Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump ar...Jump to post
Twice now, President Trump has let this country down when it needed a leader. He had an opportunity at the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic, but he could not keep his mouth shut and it cost him re-election. Then, yesterday, he had an opportunity to be a leader again, and he could not keep his ...Jump to post
Sokes wrote:Unrelated to electrification, here all countries:
Germany (Deutschland) has more tracks than Australia or Brazil. Strange.
The truth will come out that it was disguised Antifa that led the break in to the Capital. Is Jake Angeli disguised Antifa then? This is him: https://i.ibb.co/g6YryTZ/144-D5429-EC1-F-4497-911-F-3956-A33-AF7-DA.jpg https://www.news.com.au/world/north-america/us-politics/who-is-the-horned-man-who-sto...Jump to post
These terrorists are home grown. These armed terrorists who stormed the capital are from right here in the US of A. That us MUCH more dangerous. Russian and Chinese and Columbian and (insert nation here) agents must plan and work for years or even decades. These domestic terrorists had the aid and ...Jump to post
I'm a proud Republican who has voted 4 times against Donald Trump. I'm appalled by today's events. As far as I'm concerned, Trump should be impeached, removed from office, and prohibited from ever holding public office in the United States! You are calling them out which is a lot more than some of ...Jump to post
I have been watching the Senate feed on CSPAN. The Republican Party is DONE with Trump. https://www.c-span.org/event/?507698/senate-debates-objection-counting-electoral-college-votes&live Was the Trump experiment worth it? Seems doubtful now, they are probably stuck with the legacy of this day ...Jump to post
KUSI in SD is idenifying the woman killed as Ashli Babbit a USAF veteran. Won't let me imbed. Ugh. She was photographed going through the windows to gain entry. Sorry Ashli as a member of the military you have to know better. I've seen the footage. Just as with most victims of police shootings she ...Jump to post
Because we don’t give a rip. Everyone knows he’s an a-hole, but when you have a choice between him and Hillary or Joe, the choice is easy. That said, he lost the election. Moving on. He wants to be an a-hole, who cares. You see, we don’t sit around crying about things for 4 years. I know it’s diffi...Jump to post
CBS is reporting that airline crews are being told to return to airport terminal from downtown hotels, for what ever reason. Probably getting them to the airport while they still can, before the curfew. If I were there, I'd be getting to the airport and on the next flight anywhere else ASAP. Likely...Jump to post
CitizenJustin wrote:Don’t these people have jobs? The average American doesn’t have time for this crap.
Blah blah blah rules for thee not for me Every post you advocate that the only way to stop this is by an impossibly full blown quarantine, no one leaving their home. And then you continually travel. Hypocrites are the worst kinds No travel here, haven’t been anywhere since August 2019. Didn’t even ...Jump to post
Just curious, how long do y’all think the pandemic, side effects from it and the recovery will take in your opinion? Individually I have no intention to find out. Otherwise from a world perspective it could take three more years. Vaccines need time to be distributed and administered, we need time f...Jump to post
I repeat that a total lockdown of a couple of months will do us all a favor by resetting the Covid meter to zero. Yet there are very few examples of true succes for this strategy. Unless in totalitarian countries (China) or isolated countries (New Zealand). Ireland had a very strict lockdown in Oct...Jump to post
It's damaging for sure, but the Trump astroturfers will just be happy that he is making everyone's head spin.
Where are they by the way? I would have thought they'd be right out in force to explain away this one.
I'm an electric shaver heathen. I've never once tried to shave with a razor. For years I shaved my neck dry and then wet my face Tuesday-Friday. I don't save on the weekend, so Mondays I shave my neck dry and my face with shaving cream. Earlier this year I switched to using a pre-electric on my fac...Jump to post
I think it is all subjective. For many, 2001 is the worst year ever. For others, 1974 is the worst. Yes, 2020 has been horrible. I was going through so much personal stuff, I only remember like an hour total of 2001. I remember 2001, it was terrible and seeing that footage on TV was greatly shockin...Jump to post
Hey everyone. I’m writing to share sad news. My good friend of 17 years and fellow Airliners.net photographer, Ozell Stephens Jr., also known as 727Lover on these forums, passed away today. He had a stroke just after Halloween and was progressing well but he contracted COVID and it is believed he p...Jump to post
La Marseillaise (France) is a favourite of mine. But I also remember the Italian anthem when Ferrari used to win in F1. The mechanics would be extremely proudly singing that anthem, with Michael Schumacher or Rubens Barrichello encouraging them on. The anthem of the Soviet Union is a very iconic one...Jump to post
fil87 wrote:Whats so special about this? Underwhelming to say the least. Such an overrated airline.
I think the current screening queue is a bit too long and this obviously effect our user experience, right now it takes about 12 days for screening results, it will be much better if you guys can speed up to 7-8 days. I have experienced shorter waiting period in the past so I believe the screening ...Jump to post
From preliminary information, it seems some lone wolf/nut case with too much knowledge of how to make bombs for some weird anti-corporate and domestic terrorist reason One has to wonder if he was nearby when this went off, so could trigger it at the 'right' time and send the alleged voice message. ...Jump to post
So while you're sitting back enjoying this what are your thoughts on four guys who murdered men, women and children getting a get out of jail free card? I never like Blackwater or for that matter 3rd parties in war. They felt they were being attacked what is there to say? Civilians die in war. It i...Jump to post
Any links to this? https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/21/tennessee-newspaper-ad-islam-muslims-nashville Apparently a nuclear device was to be detonated in Nashville according to a newspaper advert at the time. Maybe this could be an accident, but I’m not so sure. Surely there will be video...Jump to post
From a layman's standpoint, it would make sense that the virus would evolve towards greater and easier transmissibility. As we constantly look for way to curb it through social distancing, mask wearing, hand washing etc., We pretty much force natural selection towards strains that can get around al...Jump to post
Looking very likely that Victoria will announce further restrictions on those travelling from NSW tomorrow. At 'best', those travelling from Sydney will have to undergo 14 days hotel quarantine, or at 'worst', there might be a hard border reimposed restricting travel from all of NSW. Vic Government...Jump to post
My work has gone into lockdown - we've all been told the offices are all closed and we must immediately get anything we need that is left in the office before end of the day and then it is work from home until further notice. This latest outbreak has really scared them for reasons I won't elaborate ...Jump to post
Updates from NZ and the South Pacific https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/coronavirus/123736446/new-zealand-to-offer-free-covid19-vaccines-to-everyone-from-mid2021 Vaccination of border workers beginning q2 2021, followed by the general population from midyear. Detailed planning of the roll out...Jump to post
a) remain locked away from all other human populations for eternity b) Allow, at some point, a willful entry of the virus into local circulation Shouldn't the people of places which are COVID free start preparing for option B? Because that is the lone realistic choice. A as we know is a non-starter...Jump to post
Not sure whether I imagined this or not .... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-us-2020-55323407 A top member of US President Donald Trump's Republican Party, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has congratulated Joe Biden on winning the presidential election last month. If I didn't imagine it...Jump to post
Here is a way to disable it: In Firefox with the uBlock addon you can add this rule: ||www.airliners.net/snow.js$script,domain=www.airliners.net,important That will stop it. Those snow effects are also an accessibility problem if you don't provide a method to stop or pause them: https://www.w3.org/W...Jump to post
It seems that even many republican senators now finally seems to realize that it's time to accept that it's over, except Moscow Mitch..... Its just a pity that they didn't speak up earlier though. Support for President Trump’s attempt to overturn his election loss began to collapse in the Senate on...Jump to post
Guardian has named them:
https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/amp.the ... ei-navalny
Apparently he is going to declassify everything: https://www.news.com.au/world/north-america/us-politics/trump-says-hes-pushing-to-declassify-everything-before-leaving-office/news-story/5152d41825190094ec9c55c456e03373 Final act of MAGA before leaving office. Should be fun to see. Tours of Area 51? ...Jump to post
Only been a passenger on United 747-422.
I have never flown any of them.
The first day or two is nice, by the time the holidays get here, it's tiring. And in keeping with your "always" theme - we always used to have an "off" button for it. I don't remember an off switch. Guess I've never noticed it as I've always enjoyed seeing the snow. With New Zea...Jump to post