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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2138

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

Before looking at smoke and seeing fire, two points of caution come to mind here: First, look at prior assassinations of presidents and you'll see they could be done with very little resources or manpower, and not always with the most elaborate of motivations or plans. Second, scarcely more than te...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2138

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

That “the magic bullet” could do exactly what it did, is shown so many times by so many independent enthusiasts, film makers and agencies that those speculations really need to stop;-) It’s up to history now, there’ll never be a trial. Read up on the Warren Commission from a different perspective. ...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2138

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

Yes, much the same as any of those Behring-Breivik/Oswald-types touch the radar screens of intelligence and/or police at some point. They aren’t quite normal, you know. Thankfully. In this sense an interesting parallel is how the Swedish police finally pointed to a quite obvious suspect in the unso...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai
Replies: 80
Views: 5354

Re: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai

These people, who've been living in 'dire' circumstances, somehow had thousands of Euros to pay to get to the Polish/Belarus border. There are legal immigration routes, if you want to come through legally, welcome. If not, then it shows a complete lack of respect for the rule of law on the part of ...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2138

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

I agree. But as usual, redacments are usually done to avoid embarrasment and showing how much wasn’t working, not to cover up conspiracies. There is still a few people involved alive. No, Galaxy Flyet, I won’t do that. You have to apply Ockham’s razor. LHO had the position, the weapon, the motive, ...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2138

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

No, Galaxy Flyet, I won’t do that. You have to apply Ockham’s razor. LHO had the position, the weapon, the motive, the skill and he fits the profile. A huge majority of interviewed witnesses says the shots came from his position. There were numerous official investigations coming to the same conclu...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2138

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

Explain some of the coincidental deaths—Mary Meyer (one of JFK’s lover); Dorothy Kilgallen, the only reporter who interviewed Ruby and had done considerable rea search on the murder of JFK; Johnny Roselli and Sam Giancana, both found dead days before testifying before the HSCA. Roselli and Giancana...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2138

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

Everything I have read from reputable sources suggests everything to be quite OK with the bullet trajectories, as is the official version. I am absolutely convinced LHO was 100% alone in this. He was in the right place, he had the right training, and he fits exactly in to the kind of outsider profi...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2138

Re: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

I am absolutely convinced LHO was 100% alone in this. He was in the right place, he had the right training, and he fits exactly in to the kind of outsider profile we know from modern terror-attacks, assasinations and killings is confused enough to go through with it. This guy wasn’t some smart, pol...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again
Replies: 66
Views: 2138

JFK Assassination Records Release Delayed Again

The Biden administration says due to pandemic-related delays in the redaction process, the National Archives recommended against releasing the records on schedule. This is the second delay since Trump reversed his promise to release them in 2018, citing national security. https://www.npr.org/2021/10...

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fossilized sea creatures under Iowa. (Yes. Iowa.)
Replies: 7
Views: 668

Re: Fossilized sea creatures under Iowa. (Yes. Iowa.)

flipdewaf wrote:
Wow! It’s hard to believe all this happened in just 6000 years!

Fred


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


What they'll be saying in a few hundred years after the Yellowstone supervolcano goes :D

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by Aaron747
Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun
Replies: 26
Views: 1482

Re: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun

Earlier today, there was a shooting between rival drug cartels at a beach resort in Cancun. The shootout took place at the Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun Resort. Will be interesting to see how this impacts tourism in Cancun specifically. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-...

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 11:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: When pilots speak of a specific type of aircraft as "unforgiving" does that indicate a design flaw?
Replies: 15
Views: 2509

Re: When pilots speak of a specific type of aircraft as "unforgiving" does that indicate a design flaw?

I am not a pilot or engineer or anything like that. I've read some debates here on the Forums on various aircraft types described with the adjective "unforgiving." This is a term taken from morality, ethics and psychology and then used analogically of aircraft. When an aircraft is describ...

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai
Replies: 80
Views: 5354

Re: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai

I feel sorry for the migrants, effectively being treated as pawns in a geopolitical game. Pretty cynical on the part of Belarus (among others obviously.) That's one way of looking at it. The other is that the migrants travel knowing full well that they'll be attempting to illegally cross into the E...

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2137

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

NIKV69 wrote:
I would still take him over any NFL QB except Josh Allen


Yeah but that's now. He'll be 42 in a few years and if he plans to work, had better improve that narcissism. Nobody wants to be around that.

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun
Replies: 26
Views: 1482

Re: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun

One city with a rapidly escalating crime problem is Minneapolis. Since George Floyd's murder last year, violent crime has increased dramatically, and carjacking are occurring in even the city's wealthy neighborhoods. In most cities, if you use common sense you can usually avoid being a crime victim...

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun
Replies: 26
Views: 1482

Re: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun

Interesting to see San Juan so high on that list of murders. So in theory, CUN is safer than the "domestic" option San Juan has a similar setup to Mexico - violent crime is infrequent/rare in popular tourist areas due to regular and visible police presence. If you stay in the old town and...

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun
Replies: 26
Views: 1482

Re: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun

More reason I will never set foot in Mexico. Even the Resorts are gone. This year finally stepped foot in Dallas, what a shitty downtown. We talked to hotel staff, we thought Dallas was a nice city, and they laughed and said don’t go to downtown after sunset unless you plan on getting shot. I have ...

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2137

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

johns624 wrote:
Wasn't he also upset before the season because the Packers drafted another QB? He must think he'll be around forever.


Dude's 37. He had better get that narcissistic personality disorder treated fast - in for a rude awakening when NFL is over.

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun
Replies: 26
Views: 1482

Re: Shooting Between Drug Cartels at a Resort in Cancun

The difference is that shootings don't normally happen where tourists go. This time they did. Is this a one-off or are they becoming more brazen? Still a one-off but more brazen as well. There was another drug war shooting in Tulum, not far from Cancun, last month. That one also caught tourists off...

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 1:27 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots wearing gloves during flight?
Replies: 8
Views: 1753

Re: Pilots wearing gloves during flight?

26point2 wrote:
What about gloves vs touch screens? IPad EFBs, etc. Our FMSs are all touch screen also.


Glove manufacturers have obviously addressed that already.

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by Aaron747
Wed Nov 10, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2137

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

Rodgers now taking ‘full responsibility’ for any confusion or perception of being misled he caused. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/aaron-rodgers-takes-responsibility-vaccine-comments-rcna5005?cid=sm_npd_nn_tw_ma Translation: his sponsors called and said clean up your act or we’re out I am gla...

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by Aaron747
Tue Nov 09, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2137

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/aa ... d_nn_tw_ma

Translation: his sponsors called and said clean up your act or we’re out
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Rodgers now taking ‘full responsibility’ for any confusion or perception of being misled he caused.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/aa ... d_nn_tw_ma

Translation: his sponsors called and said clean up your act or we’re out

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by Aaron747
Tue Nov 09, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Pilots wearing gloves during flight?
Replies: 8
Views: 1753

Re: Pilots wearing gloves during flight?

Gloves are still SOP at Asian carriers in Japan and Korea. Partially due to maritime and railway tradition, but also because their conservative MX departments believe it’s better to avoid getting build up of skin oils and dirt on the panel.

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by Aaron747
Tue Nov 09, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai
Replies: 80
Views: 5354

Re: Possible EU ban of Turkish Airlines, flydubai

I feel sorry for the migrants, effectively being treated as pawns in a geopolitical game. Pretty cynical on the part of Belarus (among others obviously.) It’s a very shitty situation to be sure. At this scale, they cease to be people with their own stories and are just a scary number for politician...

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by Aaron747
Tue Nov 09, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half world’s fossil fuel assets could become worthless by 2036 in net zero transition
Replies: 198
Views: 7329

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

If we were to "nutshell" all of this speculative stuff, it comes down to HOW is the economy going to function if there is a heavy carbon tax on all net man-made CO2 and other net greenhouse gas emissions compared to a fully forested, pre-human Earth. Step 1 is accounting. That requires a ...

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by Aaron747
Tue Nov 09, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Menopause, need some help
Replies: 28
Views: 1447

Re: Menopause, need some help

stl07 wrote:
One thing that everyman man needs to realize is that his happiness should not be controlled by that of his wife or gf, no matter the age.


That requires a level of compartmentalization not all are capable of, regardless of gender.

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Menopause, need some help
Replies: 28
Views: 1447

Re: Menopause, need some help

My best friends wife has started and he is not best equipped to deal with as a guy. He says that the moods swings are bad and not sure what to do. He is looking for help but understands little about the problem. Any suggestions welcome. Joint counseling would be great - that way both he and she can...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aaron Rodgers debacle
Replies: 34
Views: 2137

Re: Aaron Rodgers debacle

He could have settled this easily by offering public proof of his supposed allergy to a vaccine ingredient. Most people are claiming PEG allergy, but that seems very unlikely for Rodgers since its in all kinds of household and locker room stuff and they would have been accommodating him for years. T...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8399

Re: 2021 US Elections.

The issue as posted in another thread, is that these folks are watching their echo verse propaganda outlets, and are unfortunately a hard audience to reach. The DNC needs to figure a way around this echoverse, but for now, it is a very powerful misinformation machine with a lot of money behind it. ...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8399

Re: 2021 US Elections.

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 enough to go for it. Not an easy sell. There was also the motivational problem of younger voters. They came out and said that the 19-35 demographic skipped...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8399

Re: 2021 US Elections.

I stand by "squeeked". A couple of hundred votes could have turned it either way. And, who knows? Maybe there were some voting twice, which Younkin's son tried. And Democrats are not whining and not violently trying to overthrow the Virginia legislature over it. I wonder why....? There ar...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 152
Views: 9253

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/dd9eff9e1bdb231b1ea90944e85986d561a3b297 Keidanren, Japan's largest business association, urge government to review work from home policy. They claim there are no indication that amount of population going outdoor have any link with the virus reproduction number, u...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021
Replies: 152
Views: 9253

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - Q4 2021

November 3, 2021, San Diego, County Board of Supervisors meeting. Dr. Scott Youngblood MD discusses vaccine efficacy. His presentation is unique. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD0nwFHJPuw Dr. Youngblood is not an immunologist - he specializes in orthopedic surgery . That was a purely political pr...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are the Stones Done? Cotton Bowl Dallas Performance
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: Are the Stones Done? Cotton Bowl Dallas Performance

I saw AC/DC live in Melbourne a few years back. Was one of Brian's last live shows before he was told to stop live performances due to hearing loss. They copped some criticism in the press for stopping for breaks in between songs. But you had Brian & Angus, both in their 60's, running around th...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 5:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8399

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Interesting how the Republican in Virginia stayed far, far, F-A-R!!!! away from MAGA and their dear leader and squeeked out a win. Just an observation... 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...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are the Stones Done? Cotton Bowl Dallas Performance
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: Are the Stones Done? Cotton Bowl Dallas Performance

product still matters when your tickets vary from $100 to $5000+ The product is irrelevant until people quit buying tickets. They will shuffle onto the stage with walkers and whisper mangled chords and lyrics as long as people keep giving them money. That's also true, of course. I'll just tell my p...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are the Stones Done? Cotton Bowl Dallas Performance
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: Are the Stones Done? Cotton Bowl Dallas Performance

What an awesome experience - would love to have seen them on home turf like that Would have to rate as the best live show I've been to. Doubt there would have been any groupies backstage, more likely a team of Physios & couple of salt baths! LOL and instead of the whiskey/blow table, a nice set...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are the Stones Done? Cotton Bowl Dallas Performance
Replies: 28
Views: 1300

Re: Are the Stones Done? Cotton Bowl Dallas Performance

I saw AC/DC live in Melbourne a few years back. Was one of Brian's last live shows before he was told to stop live performances due to hearing loss. They copped some criticism in the press for stopping for breaks in between songs. But you had Brian & Angus, both in their 60's, running around th...

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Infrastructure Bill - Airports
Replies: 19
Views: 2471

Re: Infrastructure Bill - Airports

TWA772LR wrote:
We put a man on the moon and can convert urine in to drinking water. Why the hell am I still taking my shoes, coats, and belt off and taking my ipad out of my bag at security? And no, I'm not PreCheck.


Radiation is your answer ;)

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by Aaron747
Mon Nov 08, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8399

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Interesting how the Republican in Virginia stayed far, far, F-A-R!!!! away from MAGA and their dear leader and squeeked out a win. Just an observation... 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...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 07, 2021 11:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson
Replies: 18
Views: 1092

Re: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson

How the law was enforced necessarily targeted different groups in different ways. Don’t be a drug user, you don’t violate the law, you’re not gonna be in the dock. It’s really simple to avoid legal problems, don’t violate the law. Anytime someone reduces these complex issues to a simpleton standard...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson
Replies: 18
Views: 1092

Re: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson

Oh noes, devil's lettuce! Can we stop warehousing and killing people over plants please? Seriously - DEA should not be losing staff over a plant bust. Going after major warehouses full of keys of heroin and coke...different story. You know, there is a way to prevent having major warehouses full of ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8399

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Not the rich kids I’ve seen on bizjets, utterly entitled, thought they owned the operation. The worst except for one group going to school in Switzerland from India. Yep - that's the other kind. Incompetent parents. Our compatriots like them in HS got new BMWs for sweet sixteen. Looking them up on ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 07, 2021 5:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson
Replies: 18
Views: 1092

Re: Marijuana found on Amtrak train before fatal shooting in Tucson

N1120A wrote:
Oh noes, devil's lettuce! Can we stop warehousing and killing people over plants please?


Seriously - DEA should not be losing staff over a plant bust. Going after major warehouses full of keys of heroin and coke...different story.

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8399

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Tried to vote Democrat because he was rebelling against his father like every wayward 17-year old. That's very possible - also calls into question why his parents aren't able to keep him home on such a momentous day. He's a minor and ostensibly needs their permission to be out and about. I presume ...

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by Aaron747
Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2021 US Elections.
Replies: 265
Views: 8399

Re: 2021 US Elections.

Interesting how the Republican in Virginia stayed far, far, F-A-R!!!! away from MAGA and their dear leader and squeeked out a win. Just an observation... Only the fringe right consider moron 45 as their 'dear leader.' The only reason he won in 2016 was the dems couldn't help themselves -- as usual ...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 06, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 121.5 now a political forum in US
Replies: 44
Views: 5701

Re: 121.5 now a political forum in US

I just came off a trans con flight and 121.5 has become unbearable to monitor. I had to shut it off. Someone transmits “Let’s Go Brandon” every few minutes followed by the snickering. It was bad enough 2 weeks ago but has become a complete joke.. We are required of course to monitor 121.5 during fl...

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 06, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Windows 11
Replies: 16
Views: 1175

Re: Windows 11

NIKV69 wrote:
Thanks for the all the help guys I am holding off for now.


You won't be sorry you did. An OS is not a mature product until months after release.

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by Aaron747
Sat Nov 06, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.
Replies: 56
Views: 2701

Re: NFL player DWI kills woman and Dog.

LA does not have much to do with Mexican borders; for reference, we are nearly an entire NJ Turnpike away from the nearest. In any case, I also live west of 405 and have been through most of those borders. He will not get through. I have not heard specifically if he is under House Arrest, but he is...

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