Murders have gone down in western countries in general so that's not really a good argument.Jump to post
Florida kids now : Florida deputies engage in shootout with 12yo boy and 14yo girl
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-06-03/ ... l/13371876
It's one artist so it's easier to organize (though I'm guessing a Gaga concert is still quite the huge thing). I have tickets for a music festival here in France at the end of August, it was for 2020 now 2021, well no because it has been cancelled again months ago, even though there is hope that eve...Jump to post
Knowing how many there were at any one time, on average, is interesting, knowing how many there were across millions of years, not so much.
How many humans by that account ? How many apes ?
If we could know the number from fossils and deduct the average population, sure, but doing it the other way ?
That person seems right wing/extreme right. The right wing in the US since at least the 80's has had one objective only and carried it out very well : give as much power to companies as possible, and remove as much power from employees as possible. Complaining about the consequences of the causes yo...Jump to post
I quickly looked at the ACS and couldn't find anything that states that but I could have missed it. If it does then it's in disagreement with FAR 61.23 which clearly states that you don't need one for exams in a simulator... https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/14/61.23 (b) Operations not requiring...Jump to post
I have no problem with her withdrawing, whatever her reasons are. Rules are rules and you can start a discussion to change them, it's just not what she has done, it's not the right time and she seems to be acknowledging that. Unlike her the French tennis federation is greatly suffering financially, ...Jump to post
The worst part is that Natives only make the news when they are protesting their rights, so most non-natives see it as "oh look at these whiny people." That's why I hope this brings awareness! It’s ridiculous. And SJWs hardly mention NAs as well because there aren’t enough of them to be s...Jump to post
The Catholic church is of course responsible (along with governments) however don't think it's because that church is evil. It would have happened with any of them, had they had enough power.Jump to post
100 bullets fired in mass shooting that left 2 dead, 20 injured at Florida birthday bash: https://abcnews.go.com/US/dead-20-25-people-shot-suspects-open-fire/story?id=77986310 Texas man arrested for allegedly planning mass shooting at Walmart: Police : https://abcnews.go.com/US/texas-man-arrested-al...Jump to post
The wealthy will do what they have always done, They will continue living a nomadic globetrotting lifestyle with multiple properties, citizenships and residencies that allow them the freedoms they desire, biding their time until more individual/business friendly governments take office again, becau...Jump to post
If she was sincere or smart she could have done things differently, say that she has mental health issues and that reporters are mean or something, but go to the pressers. Then either take nice questions and no comment the others or something like that. Pretty soon I'm sure should would only get &qu...Jump to post
If Marxism is so bad surely it should be taught too, so kids can recognize it ?Jump to post
Belarus looks to turn Minsk into a fifth freedom hub
17.05.2021 - 00:08 UTC
davidjohnson6 wrote:Belavia to cut workforce, blames Europe
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... mes-europe
Belarus looks to turn Minsk into a fifth freedom hub
17.05.2021 - 00:08 UTC
About the filibuster, why don't they at least go through with it ? Have some GOP senators really work for it ?Jump to post
Here in France most houses are made of cinder blocks so lumber prices aren't an issue. But there is also a shortage of cinder blocks ! There is a shortage of everything, partly because people working from home have time to do home improvements, partly because of the disruptions in shipping. I still ...Jump to post
Attack our airline once, we bankrupt your national airline, is that toothless ?Jump to post
So Russia is backing Belarus. That makes things absolutely clear. As far as Macron saying sanctions don't work on Russia, he's wrong. Russia is still hurting because of Ukraine refusing to sell them gas turbines for their navy ships. That's why they aren't really building anything bigger than friga...Jump to post
I think some evolution of ATC, ADS-B and TCAS will be needed, if not something basically giving a route to follow (displayed on the pilot's HUD). So far none of the eVTOLs I've looked at (there are hundreds so I've not looked at all of them) seem to sport a parachute nor airbags, I find that surpris...Jump to post
OK I'm no expert but when talking about "Orthodox" in Israel there are plenty of factions aren't there ? Aren't many of them actually anti zionists and not at all involved in colonies etc. ? But instead just spending their days reading the Torah and the night making babies ? entdoc : Israe...Jump to post
Personally I think it's totally possible it escaped from the lab, but indeed it was most likely simply sampled in nature by the scientists there, not made in the lab. We know they weren't really following best practices (partly because they refused the training that was supposed to happen from Franc...Jump to post
Lukashenko is probably thinking "maybe I shouldn't have done that" so I doubt Putin will follow but we'll see. At the EU summit Macron said that "sanctions against Russia do not work", so something new is needed : https://euobserver.com/world/151946 Might have something to do wit...Jump to post
In France jury trials are only for the gravest crimes (called crimes, and not "délits" ), basically rape and murder (and often, rape is lowered to something less to preserve the victim). And there is no need for jurors to all agree, so no mistrial. And one last bit that makes a difference ...Jump to post
I look forward to the day when people collectively realize that trying to shoehorn a document from the late 1700s and apply it to life in 2020+ probably isn’t the greatest idea Fortunately many Americans still disagree with you. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are create...Jump to post
I too am interested to find out what went wrong While driving I listened a debate on the news in the radio in Germany on this, an expert familiar with the design of this type of cable car. He explained how the entire system works: There's a main pulley line and an emergency line, in case of any fai...Jump to post
The US has much more suicides by gun than elsewhere too, something often overlooked. Pulling the trigger is much easier than other means of taking ones life.Jump to post
johns624 wrote:I'm 62 years old and believe that within my lifetime, Georgia, Moldova and Belarus are absorbed by Russia, forming a new USSR. I expect at least some of Ukraine to join, too. I hope the Baltic republics aren't coerced to join.
johns624 wrote:For all that are aghast at this--the liberal bastion of Vermont has always allowed carry without a license. That must be why there are daily shootouts in downtown Rutland...
If you need a visa for tourism, it would be strange to not need one for work. The opposite is more common. Unless you never leave the airport and just take a flight out, that is.Jump to post
ltbewr I think you mean reparations. Plenty racist whites would be all for repatriation of Blacks back to Africa !Jump to post
Do you think people will consequently vote more conservative once they've moved ?Jump to post
Here is the source : https://www.gpblog.com/en/news/84961/wo ... maged.htmlJump to post
LCDFlight wrote:Democrats have done their share of city burnings...
For some neighboring countries, this is quite a problem. I'm not sure if they'll keep it up for long, as it seems they're imposing costs on themselves rather than doing anything to punish Belarus. Neighboring countries are also the most likely to have Belarusian citizens on board. This isn't just a...Jump to post
On French TV I saw talks of "since Putin and co don't care about Intl law, we should circumvent it too". An idea was to send a "Mossad style" commando to get the journalist.Jump to post
This race kind of revealed to me how much of the whole excitement of Monaco is the possibility that somebody could slam his car into the barricades at any moment, and how little is in the actual racing, because there barely is any. Still, there's clearly a right way and a wrong way to do it, eviden...Jump to post
One consequence of the pandemic is that many industries realized their supply chains were fragile. This is still showing today, with construction materials being in short supply, for example. This should lead to diversification in supply chains. For that to happen, I would expect business travel to ...Jump to post
I suspect some airlines will take internal actions or at the advice of the governments they or their aircraft are domiciled in to not carry persons who have certain political leanings. Further they may discontinue operations to some countries or overflights to avoid any possible risk to them or pas...Jump to post