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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New social media channel Truth Social
Replies: 22
Views: 997

Re: New social media channel Truth Social

Plenty of the protestors last summer were violent. Not "overthrow the government" violent but just as threatening in their own way. The comparison with the protests in summer 2020 is actually very instructive. "Defund the police" gained zero traction at the national level, and e...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Illness is reduced yes. How I am not sure that the vaccines have any meaningful effect on transmission especially with Omicron. Where I live 80% of the cases are among fully vaccinated people and there is has been a vaccine passport for the last 3 months. About 80-85% of the entire population has h...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8794

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

Kissing the ring of Hannity and begging for forgiveness ... that should tell you right there who holds power in GOP circles. So gross. It is proof to anyone with common sense that Cruz does not belong in a leadership position. He is a not a leader. He is a groveler, and cowls away from Confrontatio...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 868
Views: 598685

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

125 passengers who arrived in the northern Indian city of Amritsar on a chartered flight from Italy have tested positive for Covid-19. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-59894989 Wow, And no it is not a repeat article. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/173-onboard-another-italy-india-flight-...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 6:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8794

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I do love how Cruz is getting pwned over his statement. The Right loves to eat its own. https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/tucker-carlson-ted-cruz-terrorism-b1988853.html Tugg Kissing the ring of Hannity and begging for forgiveness ... that should tell you right there who holds power in GOP circl...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 6:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I would like to see some member of a health service, somewhere, come up with the number of deaths that lockdown causes, two years on I simply don't believe they do any good at all. Sorry, I'm wrong, they do do good, they benefit politicians, sparing them bad headlines. Covid deaths are measurable t...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New social media channel Truth Social
Replies: 22
Views: 997

Re: New social media channel Truth Social

I thought he already had a shot at a social platform? GETTR? He wasn't part of the grift. Let's look closely at TMTGcorp home page. Anything strike you about the below two statements? No Political Discrimination Canceling Cancel Culture While they seem so awesome to people that don't think it throu...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arizona Election Audit
Replies: 145
Views: 14833

Re: Arizona Election Audit

Things are really spiraling for Cyber Ninjas now. https://news.yahoo.com/cyber-ninjas-company-led-arizona-025600651.html Dartunorro Clark Thu, January 6, 2022, 9:56 PM·2 min read Cyber Ninjas, the company that led a partisan review of 2020 ballots in Arizona, is closing down following a scathing rep...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian sub hits towed array sonar
Replies: 11
Views: 1229

Re: Russian sub hits towed array sonar

Well, this has been disclosed as at the time a Channel 5 documentary team were on board, for the latest in their 'Warship, Life At Sea' series. A previous one on a Type 45 captured Russian aircraft trying to drive the ship from international waters a few years back. The first episode aired last wee...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Stunning numbers from NC The joint news conference comes alongside another day of record new cases of the virus in North Carolina. On Thursday, a record 24,292 new cases were reported, with 30.1% of tests returning positive over the past 24 hours. As cases soar, local emergency departments are stra...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8794

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I have and will always consider this a terrorist attack. Imagine how insane you would look if you told someone 20 years ago that there would eventually be another attempted attack on the Capitol but this time by Americans. Except it's ok when the terrorists were on the other side. This isn't the fi...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New social media channel Truth Social
Replies: 22
Views: 997

Re: New social media channel Truth Social

Let's see. A Social network owned by a lying narcissist that is always running a grift , and run by a man that sued everyone for slander, is called Truth Social?

Good luck to the users of that site.

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 07, 2022 3:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection
Replies: 199
Views: 8794

Re: One Year Since US Capitol Insurrection

I felt Biden's speech got to the horrible root of the issue still facing the nation. https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/06/politics/transcript-joe-biden-january-6-anniversary-speech/index.html And here is the truth: The former president of the United States of America has created and spread a web of lies a...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I saw something interesting in a Dr John youtube video. It seems that half the people showing symptoms of common cold infection (runny nose etc) in a studied group in England/UK were actually infected with COVID-19. I cannot name the data source but a chart showing this appears at 5m17s in the vide...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 118
Views: 2405

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Caffeine

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 06, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Stunning numbers from NC The joint news conference comes alongside another day of record new cases of the virus in North Carolina. On Thursday, a record 24,292 new cases were reported, with 30.1% of tests returning positive over the past 24 hours. As cases soar, local emergency departments are strai...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 05, 2022 10:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

That's a whataboutism and you know it. Keep to the topic at hand. The topic at hand? That a bunch of misinformed and abusive liars want to get special treatment at hospitals when they all crash from the virus at the same time? It is the same problem phone and internet users have when everyone tries...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 05, 2022 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Again, its ironic how you are screaming about the hospitals being full, yet hospitals are laying off people for not getting vaccinated. Kind of seems like cutting off your nose to spite your face. I wonder how much the "hospitals are full" really means understaffed. If they are understaff...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 05, 2022 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

The problem is with blaming said medical collapse on unvaccinated people. Even if unvaccinated people are the majority of people in ICUs, it should not cause a medical collapse if only 10% or 20% of the population has refused the vaccine, yet this is what is happening in places like Europe and Sout...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 05, 2022 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I think that a lot of people on the left wing need to be blamed for the mess surrounding coronavirus, along with a lot of those on the right wing, but the media does not seem to hold people like Fauci to the same scrutiny. They are currently still pushing the unproven idea that unvaccinated people ...

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 05, 2022 4:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I think that a lot of people on the left wing need to be blamed for the mess surrounding coronavirus, along with a lot of those on the right wing, but the media does not seem to hold people like Fauci to the same scrutiny. They are currently still pushing the unproven idea that unvaccinated people ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 04, 2022 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

Preventable? Do you mean from vaccination? Apart from vaccines, no one has found an acceptable way to prevent spread on the long term, only ways to slow it down, at great cost to society. I'd say that all preventable deaths are from those who died because they refused to vaccinate. The other preven...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 04, 2022 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I think you will find that Covid was and still is the most preventable cause of death that we can control in that list. Preventable? Do you mean from vaccination? Apart from vaccines, no one has found an acceptable way to prevent spread on the long term, only ways to slow it down, at great cost to ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 04, 2022 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 118
Views: 2405

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Grift

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 04, 2022 3:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice? (NO Alcohol please)
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: What do you think would go well in a Welch's Sparkling Rosé Grape Juice? (NO Alcohol please)

Honeycrisp ( large size) thinly sprial sliced apples, with cranberry and mint as a top garnish.

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 04, 2022 3:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I would like to see some member of a health service, somewhere, come up with the number of deaths that lockdown causes, two years on I simply don't believe they do any good at all. Sorry, I'm wrong, they do do good, they benefit politicians, sparing them bad headlines. Covid deaths are measurable t...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 04, 2022 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

One Million. Let that sink in. One million Covid -19 cases diagnosed in the US on Monday. https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/04/us-counts-over-1-million-new-daily-covid-cases-in-global-record-.html A total of 1,082,549 new coronavirus cases were reported Monday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 03, 2022 8:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

I'm surprised that nobody has pointed this out on here, but S. Africa's omicron wave seems to have declined almost as quickly as it grew. With that data, is it fair to expect the US, Europe etc to follow a similar trend? Perhaps, we will see a peak sometime within the next 2 weeks instead of months...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 03, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Record Warmth in Southern and Central United States on Christmas
Replies: 9
Views: 911

Re: Record Warmth in Southern and Central United States on Christmas

I was in a t-shirt and shorts yesterday in 77 F weather. Today as I look outside, it is snowing . Quite a difference.

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 03, 2022 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 118
Views: 2405

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Youth

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 03, 2022 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

To what end? It would neither stop nor slow cases. It's been proven to not work. Maybe at the start when we didn't know what we were dealing with but now we do, nearly 2 years on...... Lockdowns mitigate hospital loading. They work amazingly well. It is obvious a week+ after lockdown and obvious wh...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 03, 2022 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

If one looks at the United stateshospitalizatons, we *need* lockdowns. We need 90%+ of the resources being used on Covid19 patients for other medical matters. Alas, we have to get through this horrid wave first. I fully realize no one believes how bad it is in the hospitals. My friends and relative...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 02, 2022 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Record Warmth in Southern and Central United States on Christmas
Replies: 9
Views: 911

Re: Record Warmth in Southern and Central United States on Christmas

I went hiking in NC in 75 F degree weather yesterday. Shorts and a Tee Shirt.

I expect Raleigh did far better than the averages over most of December. I was in a tee shirt and shorts on Christmas day as well.

Rain Today, and a good shot at some snow tomorrow morning.

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 02, 2022 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: Harry Reid Dies at Age 82

Harry Reid was a good Senator, who clued in far before others, that the power structure in DC was being tilted away from the people, and manipulated by disingenuous people. . His politics were not always mine, but he knew how to fight. https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/harry-reid-obit/ That...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 02, 2022 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 307
Views: 14009

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-12-30/south-africa-may-lift-curfew-in-change-to-lockdown-rules-news24 It seems that South Africa has in fact been under a quasi-lockdown of sorts, despite what the rest of the world has been made to believe by mainstream media. We are playing with fire b...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 02, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 118
Views: 2405

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Slick

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 02, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Betty White passes away at age 99
Replies: 20
Views: 1223

Re: Betty White passes away at age 99

A good life,
RIP.

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by casinterest
Thu Dec 30, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall
Replies: 120
Views: 4667

Re: 14 Year Old Girl Shot to Death in a Los Angeles Shopping Mall

This is one of those only in American situations, police in every other developed country would not shoot a person armed with a bike lock. In NZ that guy would have been disarmed by a police dog. Yet again it’s a case of shoot first American style policing. It is my understanding the original victi...

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by casinterest
Thu Dec 30, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4046

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

Sometimes people with Fascist tendencies need to be reminded how democracy really works. Meanwhile you also have MGT who believes that democrat voters who move to Republican states shouldn’t immediately be given the right to vote. https://www.newsweek.com/marjorie-taylor-greene-calls-it-wise-bar-de...

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by casinterest
Thu Dec 30, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 363
Views: 12647

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

Edge

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by casinterest
Thu Dec 30, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 5932

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

This case also brings up another serious issue that needs to be discussed, the larger social issues that led too many of the young women to be entrapped in Epstein's sexual exploitation. We need in the USA and elsewhere far more comprehensive sexual health education, to include ways to avoid being ...

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 29, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial
Replies: 105
Views: 5932

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell Trial

Maxwell has been found Guilty https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/29/us/ghislaine-maxwell-trial-wednesday/index.html A jury in a New York federal court has found Ghislaine Maxwell guilty on five of six counts related to her role in Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of minor girls between 1994 and 2004. Maxwell...

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 29, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 301
Views: 21357

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

The united states is seeing a spike in hospital cases: https://ourworldindata.org/covid-hospitalizations Over 72,000 in the hospital is too much. I have no idea if this is a post-holiday Delta surge or due to Omicron. Lightsaber I think it is a mixture. But Delta is still leading the initial cases....

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 29, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beloved John Madden has passed away
Replies: 13
Views: 819

Re: Beloved John Madden has passed away

He was a coach of his time, and a legend in my younger years. There is no doubt he had a large impact on American Football. I just never got over the fact that he was so afraid of flying that he took a Bus everywhere. RIP John Madden From what gather, it was claustrophobia that stopped him from fly...

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 29, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video
Replies: 195
Views: 44061

Re: Learjet Crash December 27 2021 in San Diego/ Gillespie - audio/video

https://imgur.com/5OwjsXZ Just trying to help due to your earlier note about pictures If you right click on the image on the page you are on, you can copy the image address, and then use the image icon in ANET to insert the address between the quotes. or just edit as below. https://i.imgur.com/5Owj...

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 29, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 301
Views: 21357

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

The united states is seeing a spike in hospital cases: https://ourworldindata.org/covid-hospitalizations Over 72,000 in the hospital is too much. I have no idea if this is a post-holiday Delta surge or due to Omicron. Lightsaber I think it is a mixture. But Delta is still leading the initial cases....

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Beloved John Madden has passed away
Replies: 13
Views: 819

Re: Beloved John Madden has passed away

He was a coach of his time, and a legend in my younger years. There is no doubt he had a large impact on American Football.

I just never got over the fact that he was so afraid of flying that he took a Bus everywhere.

RIP John Madden

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2021
Replies: 363
Views: 12647

Re: Word Game Q4 2021

GIft

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 29, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4046

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

For those still awaiting sentencing or trial, it may be good to point out that they fell for the lies of Trump. Georgia officials have confirmed that just 4 people were found guilty of casting a vote for the deceased. But Trump included his claim in a notorious call in which he pushed the Georgia s...

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by casinterest
Tue Dec 28, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4046

Re: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread

For those still awaiting sentencing or trial, it may be good to point out that they fell for the lies of Trump. Georgia officials have confirmed that just 4 people were found guilty of casting a vote for the deceased. But Trump included his claim in a notorious call in which he pushed the Georgia se...

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