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by casinterest
Thu Mar 31, 2022 9:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Truth Social App Taking A Spectacular Nosedive
Replies: 44
Views: 3461

Re: Trump's Truth Social App Taking A Spectacular Nosedive

I don’t believe Trump himself has posted anything yet. Considering they were supposed to be ready to go by the "End of March" That is not a good sign https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/feb/20/trump-truth-social-app-fully-operational-march-devin-nunes “Our goal is, I think we’re goin...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 31, 2022 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Truth Social App Taking A Spectacular Nosedive
Replies: 44
Views: 3461

Re: Trump's Truth Social App Taking A Spectacular Nosedive

I don’t believe Trump himself has posted anything yet. Considering they were supposed to be ready to go by the "End of March" That is not a good sign https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/feb/20/trump-truth-social-app-fully-operational-march-devin-nunes “Our goal is, I think we’re goin...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 31, 2022 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Truth Social App Taking A Spectacular Nosedive
Replies: 44
Views: 3461

Re: Trump's Truth Social App Taking A Spectacular Nosedive

This seems to have been a rushed job. Too many apps these days. I bet the never really looked deep into the market support, or they were too fluffed up by all the Russian bots. I am sure if we ran a poll, we would find that most folks only want to follow a few apps. Who is going to willingly use a &...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 31, 2022 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *News Feed* Thread
Replies: 150
Views: 26268

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *News Feed* Thread

https://www.newsweek.com/what-are-consc ... re-1693809
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Remember when Russia said, only professional service members were in Ukraine?

Well he just signed an order asking for 134000 new conscripts.

https://www.newsweek.com/what-are-consc ... re-1693809

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 31, 2022 3:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022
Replies: 516
Views: 37537

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q1 2022

For only the 1st time in this pandemic, my relative's hospital in Western Colorado has ZERO coronavirus patients. As the floor is "ICU overflow," that is the duty now of the critical care floor, it is stood down from coronavirus duty. It is now post-operation care (in particular, post car...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 31, 2022 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21024

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Privilege

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 31, 2022 3:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bruce Willis stepping away from acting career due to diagnosis of Aphasia causing cognitive issues
Replies: 8
Views: 961

Re: Bruce Willis stepping away from acting career due to diagnosis of Aphasia causing cognitive issues

It sucks. It's the issue with the mortal coil, But it sucks.
I wish him the best, and I hope he can be comfortable through this battle.
I wish strength and love on his family and friends that will go through this with him.

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 31, 2022 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5544
Views: 357402

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

In every political stance that I can think of, what aspect of the EU is so aggressively obsessed with keeping breakaway regions that do not want to be part of neither the EU nor Ukraine? How does it even benefit Ukraine to hold onto regions that do not want to contribute to the wider country? The t...

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by casinterest
Wed Mar 30, 2022 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 121
Views: 12734

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

The best news is that apparently there is a record of a call to Mike Lee during the "absent information" This should be enough to go after the Trump Administration for obstruction and destruction of public records. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/mar/30/trump-used-white-house-phon...

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by casinterest
Wed Mar 30, 2022 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Civil Aviation Related *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 782
Views: 239150

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Civil Aviation Related *Discussion* Thread

There are always checks run of the data when collected. The data pipe should be secured with certificates and encryption. Failure on any of those levels is bordering on malpractice The article did state that "funds" prevented a better backup plan. That would make me suspect issues around ...

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by casinterest
Wed Mar 30, 2022 12:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump seeks help from Putin ... even now.
Replies: 80
Views: 3869

Re: Trump seeks help from Putin ... even now.

Trump is at least consistent in his selfish quest to damage rivals, and he will use a lying fascist to continue this quest.

It is sad that so many in the US worship such a corrupt false idol, but that is their deal with the devil to control those who would prefer freedom,

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by casinterest
Wed Mar 30, 2022 12:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5544
Views: 357402

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

I think the Russians want a ceasefire now, because they don't want to lose more land than they already control. The Ukrainians could potentially relieve Mauriupol and cut off the land bridge to Crimea. This would put the Russians in a worse negotiating position than they are already in. The negotia...

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by casinterest
Wed Mar 30, 2022 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Civil Aviation Related *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 782
Views: 239150

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Civil Aviation Related *Discussion* Thread

I'd be willing to bet the hackers had inside knowledge to be able to effectively wipe out all of this data. No backup? That is just pathetic in this days and age. That is going to be destructive to Russian aviation , both internal and any international travel agreements. Maybe the attack was over a...

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by casinterest
Tue Mar 29, 2022 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Civil Aviation Related *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 782
Views: 239150

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - Civil Aviation Related *Discussion* Thread

Aviation Sources in Russia report that Rosaviatsia fell victim to a hacker attack started on last Saturday (Mar 26th 2022), which wiped out their entire database and files consisting of 65 Terabytes of data including e-mail of 1.5 years, documents, aircraft registration data. No backup of these dat...

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by casinterest
Tue Mar 29, 2022 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 121
Views: 12734

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

The good news is that there are records from the other sides of the calls and tweets, which is why Mark Meadows stopped working with the Jan 6 committee. His records fully implicate the White House and Trump in a coverup. They knew what was going on. Was Trump indisposed for those 8 hours? I think n...

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by casinterest
Tue Mar 29, 2022 3:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 5544
Views: 357402

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Prediction, if there is a peace settlement, removal of some sanctions will happen. A Russian ceasefire should certainly NOT be the cue for any easing of sanctions. Once a complete Russian withdrawal has been implemented and reparations agreed, then maybe we can start thinking about the sanctions si...

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by casinterest
Tue Mar 29, 2022 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China
Replies: 1140
Views: 413051

Re: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China

I'm simply asking for an additional thread for news postings - Isn't that what Google/CNN/South China Morning Post/WSJ is for? It is rather the same point as what is occurring over in Non-Av for the Russia-Ukrainian war A news feed could at least keep the solid news notes going ,while speculation r...

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by casinterest
Tue Mar 29, 2022 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars
Replies: 198
Views: 12310

Re: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars

I bet the first 'damage control' act of the Oscar's organization was orders from their lawyers to media and online companies to stop any further distribution or access to the uncensored international clips of the actual confrontation on the internet or elsewhere. They are extremely tight on their u...

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by casinterest
Tue Mar 29, 2022 12:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins
Replies: 21
Views: 1973

Re: RIP Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins

A sad death,. Condolences to his family, friends and fans.

Drug addiction is painful for all.

You have to imagine the bandmates, especially Dave Grohl are taking this pretty harshly. Not the first time for him.

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by casinterest
Tue Mar 29, 2022 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21024

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Easy

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by casinterest
Tue Mar 29, 2022 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Don’t keep up on SCOTUS beyond MSM coverage do ya. There are whole blogs devoted to decision mix and who crossed over when. When did Kagan and Sotomayor cross over? Kagan is known on the court as a bridge-builder, unlike Sotomayor. She worked with Breyer to limit Medicaid expansion and that's how A...

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by casinterest
Mon Mar 28, 2022 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 121
Views: 12734

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

Wow, A Federal Judge just laid down the body blow on Eastman's defense. He released a trove of emails that Eastman and his defense were trying to keep from being released to the Jan 6 commission. However in doing so, he made explanations for why these emails were released.. Amongst them were the bel...

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by casinterest
Mon Mar 28, 2022 2:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars
Replies: 198
Views: 12310

Re: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars

scbriml wrote:
casinterest wrote:
I wonder what the camera on the right side showed? That was a very hard swing, and the reaction was not what I would expect from such.


It looked like an open-handed slap and not a punch.



That was still a full swing, even open handed.

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by casinterest
Mon Mar 28, 2022 2:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21024

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Hoover

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by casinterest
Mon Mar 28, 2022 2:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars
Replies: 198
Views: 12310

Re: Will Smith assaults Chris Rock at the Oscars

I wonder what the camera on the right side showed? That was a very hard swing, and the reaction was not what I would expect from such.

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by casinterest
Mon Mar 28, 2022 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gasoline prices, it hurts.
Replies: 481
Views: 27813

Re: Gasoline prices, it hurts.

Oil is on the downswing today on reports of Shanghai lockdowns and worries of further demand reductions as China deals with Omicron. https://oilprice.com/ In the US, I notices gas was down about 30-40 cents this weekend in the local area as prices were starting to fall back to be more in line with o...

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by casinterest
Sun Mar 27, 2022 6:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

They feel differently because they are triggered by emotional sound bites and are too lazy to look into/outright ignore the facts. That is nonsense they aren't triggered by anything they just feel pedophiles should be punished more than liberals do. So based on a stereotype and no facts about an in...

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by casinterest
Sun Mar 27, 2022 6:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

You have to wonder if the GOP is going to love being on the wrong side of history here. What history? Every SCOTUS hearing will be a circus like this, the hearings for the last two was some of the worst behavior we have ever seen from congress. The votes are already there before the hearings ever s...

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by casinterest
Sun Mar 27, 2022 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

You have to wonder if the GOP is going to love being on the wrong side of history here. It really appears that GOP leadership wants to vote no, but will it bite them? https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/26/politics/ketanji-brown-jackson-supreme-court-biden/index.html Five recent surveys have indicated stron...

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by casinterest
Sun Mar 27, 2022 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21024

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Manhattan

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by casinterest
Fri Mar 25, 2022 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

And past 6 or so SCOTUS nominations weren't done on a partisan basis? This is just business as usual for Congress, as F;d up as it is. The big issue as we saw in these hearings, is that the GOP doesn't want a judge that will use the merits of a case. They want a political appointee that will judge ...

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by casinterest
Fri Mar 25, 2022 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Looks like Manchin is on board. https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/25/politics/joe-manchin-ketanji-brown-jackson-vote/index.html West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin announced on Friday that he plans to vote for President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, a move that all but gu...

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by casinterest
Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Looks like Manchin is on board. https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/25/politics/joe-manchin-ketanji-brown-jackson-vote/index.html West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin announced on Friday that he plans to vote for President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, a move that all but gua...

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by casinterest
Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Lia Thomas Trans Swimming Controversy
Replies: 127
Views: 6973

Re: The Lia Thomas Trans Swimming Controversy

+1 Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk The "left" gave him the ammunition by simply existing. Conservatives have been trying to erase the LGBTQ community forever and this is just a new avenue for them to try generations old tactics. She's also lost several races--what does the governor decla...

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by casinterest
Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unite the Right / Jan 6 - Legal Impacts - A thread
Replies: 121
Views: 12734

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

Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, urged White House chief Mark Meadows to overturn election, reports show https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2022/03/24/jan-6-committee-ginni-thomas-mark-meadows-text-messages/7159937001/ No Surprise there. No integrity from Clara...

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by casinterest
Fri Mar 25, 2022 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q1 2022
Replies: 564
Views: 21024

Re: Word Game Q1 2022

Space

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by casinterest
Fri Mar 25, 2022 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 404
Views: 23579

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

You are correct in that the Bank CEO is calling for increased use of alternatives. But he (and apparently Biden) believe now that natural gas is the bridge fuel that others wanted to eliminate too soon. What others wanted to eliminate it? Coal is the one everyone wants to eliminate as it burns inef...

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by casinterest
Fri Mar 25, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Worldometers reports USA 1 million dead from Covid 19
Replies: 20
Views: 1425

Re: Worldometers reports USA 1 million dead from Covid 19

I would take those numbers with a pinch of salt. I suspect many of deaths were ‘died with Covid’ as opposed to ‘died from Covid’. You bring up a very important point. If, for whatever reason, you're unhappy to believe those numbers, look at the CDC's charts for 'excess deaths' above the average. If...

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by casinterest
Fri Mar 25, 2022 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 404
Views: 23579

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

[ I don't see it as a swing. The last exert highlights the push away from Fossil Fuels. If anything the latest supply chain issues are highlighting the need to run away from Fossil fuels. You are correct in that the Bank CEO is calling for increased use of alternatives. But he (and apparently Biden...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swjW1Y4fye4



Of course not, she is more highly qualified than anyone he voted for in the last 6 years. .
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DIRECTFLT wrote:
Sen. Mitch McConnell Will Not Vote to Confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court / C-SPAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swjW1Y4fye4



Of course not, she is more highly qualified than anyone he voted for in the last 6 years. .

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 6:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Can't find the NCAA policy, and you can't find a study? NCAA rules were written how long ago? Study? Really? If you have been paying attention to the story you would know who feels what way and what party they are from. You project your feelings about how judges will react to some fake lawsuit in y...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

I had to blink twice at the wild claims about science. What wild claim? So saying a male is stronger physically than a female is a wild claim? Really? Do me a favor when you are going to refer to something I supposedly said use my actual quoted post. Thanks Be more specific about that part because ...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China
Replies: 1140
Views: 413051

Re: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China

I thought that as well. In the video we see no wings or horizontal stabs so it’s obviously showing the side of the aircraft, and like you said in that case, you should see the vertical stabilizer which atleast I don’t see anything back there. Would be nice to see if anyone can filter this video to ...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Fascinating...can you be more specific? It's easy to understand, but please don't tell me that when the first case of the female athletes vs the NCAA comes in front of her that she is going to side with the female swimmers? Really? How is the left picking and choosing? How is the left ignoring scie...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China
Replies: 1140
Views: 413051

Re: China Eastern 737-800 crashes in Guangxi, southern China

Wow, now that’s something new. Will be interesting to know what it is. Most likely the tail was ripped off. On the footage when it crashed it was shot from the side and there was no tail attached to the fuselage. I thought that as well. In the video we see no wings or horizontal stabs so it’s obvio...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 4:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

https://twitter.com/speakout_april/stat ... 7152828419

Gins-a-burg?
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Interesting follow up to the "Women" question by Senator Blackburn herself. You would think someone asking such a loaded question would have a better answer prepared.

https://twitter.com/speakout_april/stat ... 7152828419

Gins-a-burg?

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

Your partisan views are also on display in this response, no need to continue a discussion with someone unwilling to listen to opposing views. I am listing and explaining my views. You are the one that has just shut down. I have clearly stated that sex and gender identity are separate and different...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

A Potential Victim? Really? Give me my money. I am a potential Lottery 500 Million dollar winner. Guess you supported the no bail law in NYC too. Didn't think there were going to be any potential victims when the criminal hit the street again. There are some people in NYC that would disagree with y...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire
Replies: 315
Views: 18219

Re: US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire

I disagree about what a women is. Society can accept gender identities to be whatever it wants, but the sex of an individual is science. You know the whole "follow the science" thing the left kept saying about COVID. I guess that only matters when you want it to. As for the hearing, the p...

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by casinterest
Thu Mar 24, 2022 2:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 404
Views: 23579

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

So in less than 5 months, this thread has swung from one extreme to the other. "Jamie Dimon to Joe Biden: We need a 'Marshall Plan' for US and European energy security". https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/23/business/dimon-energy-biden-russia-ukraine/index.html Excerpt - "In a similar vein,...

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