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by casinterest
Tue Nov 09, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 280
Views: 7637

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

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by casinterest
Tue Nov 09, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston
Replies: 42
Views: 2292

Re: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston

Yes, the Station club fire, another case of nothing good happens in large, pumped up crowds. So-so band, drinking and disaster. A friend is licensed to do pyro at shows, he agrees to that, it’s a job he mostly hates. The crowd wasn't pumped up. They were enjoying the music at the station. The stati...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 159
Views: 10322

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

In a sad political note, the death rate in "red" counties is over 3 times that in "blue" counties in the US since the vaccine came out. https://news.yahoo.com/red-america-now-dying-covid-121640335.html Residents of heavily Trump counties were more than three times likelier to die...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2149

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

Rodgers lied. Not what you want from a leader. However the current GB W/L stats indicate that no one is going to do much about it.

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Of course - there is no easy antidote to misinformation. But McAuliffe claiming parents shouldn't be so involved in school curriculum a few days before the election is not among them :shakehead: It wasn't a great statement. However it is an inconvenient truth. Parents do not select the curriculum. ...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

The schools messaging was sloppy. They didn't respond to the lies forcibly enough. Suburban women were the key and the campaign team was supposed to know that. They failed. The issue as posted in another thread, is that these folks are watching their echo verse propaganda outlets, and are unfortuna...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston
Replies: 42
Views: 2292

Re: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston

It would seem the Production company, Travis Scott, and the Facility Security are going to have a lot to answer for, https://www.khou.com/article/news/nation-world/astroworld-houstion-travis-scott-security/507-ec2fe8b3-c5f7-4ed9-aeda-606eebc99dfe "People in the crowd reported lots of pushing a...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Overanalyzing I think - it was McAuliffe’s race to lose, and he lost it. His campaign managers and comms people should never get hired in a Dem race again. Why? They were fighting a race against people that wanted to use lies and racism in a state where enough people are racist enough or uneducated...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 280
Views: 7637

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Squeeked? Hardly, The GOP got 50% of the vote and if it wasn't for the one Blue county where all the DC people are from the state soundly said No to the anti police high crime and other crazy stuff coming from the Dems. Keep dragging Trump into things he had nothing to do with, Your problem isn't T...

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by casinterest
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston
Replies: 42
Views: 2292

Re: At least 8 dead and many injured at the Astroworld Festival in Houston

It would seem the Production company, Travis Scott, and the Facility Security are going to have a lot to answer for, https://www.khou.com/article/news/nation-world/astroworld-houstion-travis-scott-security/507-ec2fe8b3-c5f7-4ed9-aeda-606eebc99dfe "People in the crowd reported lots of pushing an...

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by casinterest
Sat Nov 06, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Maybe they should investigate voter fraud in Virginia. https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/glenn-youngkins-underage-son-tried-to-vote-in-virginia-governors-election-officials-say/2870695/ 1. Not his precinct. 2. Tried to vote for Dad. 3. Tries a 2nd time. Not sure if this is criminal or not, b...

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by casinterest
Sat Nov 06, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Maybe they should investigate voter fraud in Virginia. https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/glenn-youngkins-underage-son-tried-to-vote-in-virginia-governors-election-officials-say/2870695/ 1. Not his precinct. The 17-year-old son of Virginia Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin twice tried to cast a ba...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 389
Views: 26439

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

I'm well aware one can get Covid19, my relatives hospital has gone into crisis mode as so many staff had breakthrough infections, vast majority from unvaccinated children, all minor infections BTW. They just cannot go into work which put the hospital in crisis today. But we know hospitals in low va...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Windows 11
Replies: 16
Views: 1192

Re: Windows 11

I am still running DOS 3.0 don't ask me. .....:) Seriously though , unless you are waiting for one of the new features, it is best to wait about 6-12 months to upgrade. You will want more bugs to be found and fixed by people that are willing to take the risk at the newer loads. I have to say though,...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 135 Years Since Dedication of the Statue of Liberty Last Week
Replies: 8
Views: 599

Re: 135 Years Since Dedication of the Statue of Liberty Last Week

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.


A statue that embellishes the hopes and aspirations of many US Citizen's ancestors.

May it continue to ring true.

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 280
Views: 7637

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 247
Views: 9386

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

YouTube video on Fusion Power and the advancements being made and planned to be tested over the next 10 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KEwkWjADEA One of the items explored is a breakthrough on the Super Conducting Magnets. MIT created a new film that is much thinner than the current copper ...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 3:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 280
Views: 7637

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 389
Views: 26439

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

I'm well aware one can get Covid19, my relatives hospital has gone into crisis mode as so many staff had breakthrough infections, vast majority from unvaccinated children, all minor infections BTW. They just cannot go into work which put the hospital in crisis today. But we know hospitals in low va...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Well no, if that’s the gist of what was said, the lesson was well-intentioned but factually wrong. Hate speech against Jews and POC like that of Charlottesville is indeed protected. Inciting violence is not, and the individuals there caught up in that were procecuted (though too few). All the teach...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 247
Views: 9386

Re: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition

The main issue is that there is a rapid transition to electric power for homes maintenance equipment( Mowers, blowers, saws), and a rapid uptake of Electrical cars. The power sources for these are not fixed to fossil fuels. However the main power sources may still b fossil fuel based for awhile. Alt...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.
Replies: 56
Views: 2743

Re: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.

Ruggs only faces 2-20 years in prison. I Wonder if the Reckless driving will be considered an aggravating factor? https://www.shouselaw.com/nv/dui/laws/felony-dui/dui-causing-injury-or-death/ 2. What is the sentence under NRS 484C.430? Causing a serious injury or fatality by drunk or drugged driving...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Okay, if it was couched in that way, sure that’s erroneous information. But it’s not ‘completely wrong’ depending on level of nuance. If the teacher explained that some cases may incur a different standard, such as hate speech in school that includes obscenity, the school could use the latter for d...

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by casinterest
Fri Nov 05, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 280
Views: 7637

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

What I'd like taught in all schools is the complete history of slavery, whether it was race based, or not. As it happened, all over the world, for recorded history. This for context. Now to be sure, imo, the slave system of the Confederacy, was 100% based on White Supremacy -- over the Black race. ...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Yes, true self-government. True Self Government? So now you are talking about secession from the US. Go ahead and get your state to buy into that. Straw man argument, never said anything like that. You do know there was a USG prior to 1916? you do know that the federal Government used to levy tarif...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Yes, true self-government.


True Self Government? So now you are talking about secession from the US. Go ahead and get your state to buy into that.

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Repeal the Income Tax for starts


Repeal Income Tax? And roll back to the 19th century? Would you want to abolish the defense department, planes , automobiles, the internet, healthcare, and education as well?

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

You are simply trying to argue and attack me because I have a point of view that is different than yours. I am telling you what the parents in Loudoun County generally feel about the situaiton, yet you are dismissing me. It is pointless to discuss this further with you. Have a good day. You like re...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

That was my point about the 1A story - you brought it up, but when I sought to understand the issue more, total disengagement. It’s kinda hard to ascertain the situation going off so little. What was the lesson content you heard and what would have been an unbiased alternative? It was just an examp...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 389
Views: 26439

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

$700 per treatment course (per link)? Wow. Worth it to not die, but two doses of AZ to a hundred people has a better return in my opinion. Oh, I'd take it, but I'll still follow the full Swiss cheese model. Lightsaber I feel compelled to reply to this again even though we had this same exchange 2 w...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 PRRI American Values Survey Results & Topic - Immigration
Replies: 12
Views: 621

Re: 2021 PRRI American Values Survey Results & Topic - Immigration

I think this poll shows that lies about what drives the economy and livelihoods has destroyed the GOP vision of what America is. America has always been a land of immigrants. The hypocrisy is driving people away from Churches as well. Most Republicans (62%) say it is important to be born in America...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Really? There are several issues at play, the school board is just one of them the memo is another. Together they make up the totality of the circumstances. You obviously are only reading my posts looking to argue with me and not understand the issue or my preceptive. Doing so (on both sides) is a ...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 PRRI American Values Survey Results & Topic - Immigration
Replies: 12
Views: 621

Re: 2021 PRRI American Values Survey Results & Topic - Immigration

I think this poll shows that lies about what drives the economy and livelihoods has destroyed the GOP vision of what America is. America has always been a land of immigrants. The hypocrisy is driving people away from Churches as well. Most Republicans (62%) say it is important to be born in America,...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

I'm not going to get into that story. The content is irrelevant for anything else than trying to discredit my experience. The point was that I would not have known except for the RONA. That is a teacher issue, not a school board subject issue, and I would stand again that you would need to take you...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

The reason this is coming to a head now is with the remote learning due to COVID, parents are now seeing exactly what is being taught. I have witnessed first hand my child's civics teacher giving biased and incorrect information about the bill or rights. All I wanted was a sandwich for lunch and I ...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

I am not tying that to CRT, I never said that. I am saying that the education system (includes school boards) is a mess, mostly due to the pollicization of a non-partisan institution, CRT is just one issue of many. Why are you trying to discredit the opinion of a parent who has a kid in the school ...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

The LCPS School Board is a mess. There were/are private FB pages created by members of the board to solely to discredit (slander/libel) conservatives who oppose the board, cover ups for assaults ( the one in news isn't the only one), etc. Covering up multiple assaults is a major HR issue, possibly ...

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by casinterest
Thu Nov 04, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Casinterst, Deeply motivated to a political position. These are the same voters that gave Biden a 10 point win a year ago. Yes, but deeply motivated people of their own selfish interests rarely work out well for the whole country. It is called Game Theory. Yes, those white, misogynistic racists jus...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Interesting article for those that wonder what is going on with CRT and how a district in Oklahoma has had to respond. https://edmondschools.net/news/2021/district-responds-to-public-comments-made-at-nov-1-board-meeting/ With this level of rampant mis/disinformation, it’s a wonder anyone is still s...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

https://edmondschools.net/news/2021/dis ... d-meeting/
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Interesting article for those that wonder what is going on with CRT and how a district in Oklahoma has had to respond.

https://edmondschools.net/news/2021/dis ... d-meeting/

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Not even close. Manchin has made it clear that he is for the infrastructure plan but against the larger social issues one. In fact, he was just on TV railing against his Democratic colleagues who are holding infrastructure hostage to the second bill. Not even close. There is no Social issues in the...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 289
Views: 14003

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

An attorney for the armorer on the movie set where actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer said Wednesday that he believes someone might have been trying to sabotage the set by putting a live round in a box of dummy ammunition. So, were they supposed to be blank rounds or dummy rounds? Th...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Casinterst, Deeply motivated to a political position. These are the same voters that gave Biden a 10 point win a year ago. Yes, but deeply motivated people of their own selfish interests rarely work out well for the whole country. It is called Game Theory. Progressives have created the straw man th...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 289
Views: 14003

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

This is going to get wild. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/rust-armorer-s-attorney-suggests-sabotage-may-have-led-fatal-n1283092 An attorney for the armorer on the movie set where actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer said Wednesday that he believes someone might have been trying to...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread
Replies: 389
Views: 26439

Re: Covid19 - Vaccine News and discussion thread

Interesting facts on the 5-11 age vaccines For every 1 million (10^6) children vaccinated: 1 less death Mmm... so if I'm 5-11 and get vaccinated, my chances of dying drop by a millionth? Not an easy sell. It's an easy sell. Less infections and less spread mean we get rid of the problems with lettin...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Let's congratulate the GOP. They won on broad messages of racism, lies, and anti-educational agendas in an off election year. It will probably create more firestorms going into 2022 and 2024. My problem with blaming the message/"misinformation"/etc. is that how many of those people won't ...

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8547

Re: 2021 US Elections.

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Casinterst,

Deeply motivated to a political position. These are the same voters that gave Biden a 10 point win a year ago.


Yes, but deeply motivated people of their own selfish interests rarely work out well for the whole country. It is called Game Theory.

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by casinterest
Wed Nov 03, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to start Seattle and Detroit
Replies: 126
Views: 14963

Re: Turkish Airlines to start Seattle and Detroit

Having flown Turkish, I can say their international offering beats US domestic carriers. At least it did prior to the pandemic. Seattle and Detroit are good markets for entry. I expect Delta to fight hard, but the rates are going to be incredible in DTW and Seattle for awhile. The competition into I...

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