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by Dutchy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 666

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

Human rights are an abstract or an ideal to be strived for. Nowhere are they absolute or universally observed. Absolutely true. Some countries have indeed a good legal system which protects citizens against their government. We in Europe, are protected and can go to court if our governments violate...

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by Dutchy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 666

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

Criticism is one thing dutchy, accusing someone of human rights violations is a whole another animal. That’s not a joking matter. Just like the people who call Israel an apartheid state denigrate the victims of real apartheid states, your rampant accusations against Trump are a slap in the face for...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 666

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

This kind of misstatement is the reason why nobody takes you seriously. In no way is President Trump trying to undermine the constitution or take away basic human rights. Don't think you could seriously mean this statement. Think I could just think of: > locking up innocent children without their p...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The privilege to enjoy human right?
Replies: 34
Views: 666

Re: The privilege to enjoy human right?

Trump is trying to. This kind of misstatement is the reason why nobody takes you seriously. In no way is President Trump trying to undermine the constitution or take away basic human rights. Don't think you could seriously mean this statement. Think I could just think of: > locking up innocent chil...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Just want a final say based upon known facts and consequences, rather than the lies and inaccuracies of 2016. If people then accept Brexit based on facts then fine. To date that has not been possible. To clarify, are you talking about two votes here, one to approve whatever deal is made and another...

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by Dutchy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

I’m continuing to re-watch the 2016 referendum programme. Fantastic. Makes me feel proud to be British, the whole country uniting to fight back and reject the European Union. #brexbrilliant #Brexcellent Excellent news, In 50 years time Brexit will have some benefits. Jacob Rees-Mogg Claims We Might...

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by Dutchy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx4AF-3Rd44
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Great explanation of what will happen with a hard Brexit and why it is a complete cock-up, cue Madagascar for you, no deal with anyone and now you have 27+60 because of the EU. Good luck my British friends. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx4AF-3Rd44

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by Dutchy
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 70
Views: 1652

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

Donald J. Trump Tweeted: "Agent Peter Strzok was just fired from the FBI - finally. The list of bad players in the FBI & DOJ gets longer & longer. Based on the fact that Strzok was in charge of the Witch Hunt, will it be dropped? It is a total Hoax. No Collusion, No Obstruction - I jus...

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by Dutchy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok is fired
Replies: 70
Views: 1652

Re: Peter Strzok is fired

It is stupid for a civil servant to do political statements like that. But wow, this seems to be a politically motivated fire. Quite dangerous if a leader can just let a police officer being fired because of political reasons. Are you sure you want to go there Americans? Could people step out of the...

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by Dutchy
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When I think about rain
Replies: 12
Views: 347

Re: When I think about rain

Rain? Rain? What is that? I am not familiar with that concept.

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by Dutchy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Earth Overshoot Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 461

Re: Happy Earth Overshoot Day!

That is possible, or not.........

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by Dutchy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Earth Overshoot Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 461

Re: Happy Earth Overshoot Day!

And do you think climate change could or will contribute to war? Water for instance in the Middle East? Or perhaps climate refugees and the destabilization effect that could have on the receiving country?

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by Dutchy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Earth Overshoot Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 461

Re: Happy Earth Overshoot Day!

The earth is a whole lot cleaner than it used to be - at least in developed countries. GMOs are the greatest thing ever invented in terms of nutrition for the poor. And they keep getting better. There is a lot to be thankful for. It's not all doom and gloom. That is all fine, but this is about depl...

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by Dutchy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Arion640 wrote:
Klaus wrote:

In effect, the EU was just used as a scapegoat for the fallout of merely domestic policies. The result didn't really have anything to do with the EU. Not a surprise, really.



People just got sick of the EU nonsense.


I'm not. I am sick of people misrepresenting the EU, though.

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by Dutchy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F117A, the plane that refuses to die
Replies: 12
Views: 2138

Re: F117A, the plane that refuses to die

Interesting, still using it for some kind of test?

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

WTO don't require a border. MFA becomes your biggest threat in that instance. The EU requires a border. UK have made it clear that they don't want a border and it's not their red lines nor the WTO who require a hard border, it's the EU and the EU alone. EU's alternative is to annex NI which wouldn'...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Sure. I just don’t want Britain to be on that path. That is one point of view. And the majority point of view of the country I live in. Of course, many Non Brits on this thread clearly know whats best for a country they don’t even live in. It’s the same faces on the trump threads saying they know w...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Yes NAFTA. Which is what the EU should be, a free trade agreement, not on it’s way to being a superstate. The EU should follow the path its founding members want since 1957, not the way some perfidious squatter dreams... Sure. I just don’t want Britain to be on that path. That is one point of view.

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Earth Overshoot Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 461

Re: Happy Earth Overshoot Day!

Happy Earth Overshoot Day everyone! We, as humanity, did it again, earlier than last year. We depleted the resources the earth can replace in one year. So as of today, we live in a world which uses resources from previous generations. Future generations* I saw this the other day. Interesting things...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The good news topic
Replies: 21
Views: 675

Re: The good news topic

A train station in Sweden was flooded and people turned it into a swimming pool Unfortunately the party ended pretty quickly, with the emergency services hastily pumping the water from the station and returning it to normal. Responding to pictures on social media, some people questioned the safety ...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Happy Earth Overshoot Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 461

Happy Earth Overshoot Day!

Happy Earth Overshoot Day everyone! Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. We maintain this deficit by liquidating stocks of ecological resources and accumulating waste, primarily...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Hard, soft brexit, or red, white and blue brexit there of course will be costs. However there are costs associated with being in the EU. I see brexit as the lesser of two evils. Hard brexit is the only option that I can see. Despite being somewhat of a soft brexit supporter, I think the time has co...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Sevenair and Arino640. Do you see ANY downsides to hard brexit or any brexit? Hard, soft brexit, or red, white and blue brexit there of course will be costs. However there are costs associated with being in the EU. I see brexit as the lesser of two evils. Hard brexit is the only option that I can s...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

https://images.ecosia.org/3sb7e4F9cqj2q0WQBMP_prm7Vvk=/0x390/smart/https%3A%2F%2Fst2.depositphotos.com%2F1981013%2F10840%2Fv%2F450%2Fdepositphotos_108409676-stock-illustration-ostrich-with-head-in-the.jpg Spotted: Dutchy, Richard and Tommy on the issue of mass immigration. Really, the only thing yo...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Sevenair and Arino640. Do you see ANY downsides to hard brexit or any brexit? Yes and Yes in the short term. Do I think the freedom of brexit outweighs the drawbacks? 100%. Time to take back control. What kind of drawbacks do you see and which percentage of the GDP can it cost. Will you be one of t...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

You're absolutely right Tommy. Barclays did move jobs to the EU 'because of brexit'. They moved 40 out of 48,300 . Barclays itself advised that most would be recruited locally and in reality close to zero jobs were 'moved' from London . https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/may/10/barclays-ceo-...

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Considering New Build F-15X
Replies: 87
Views: 5067

Re: USAF Considering New Build F-15X

Wouldn't it make sense to operate the F-16 in this role? Cheaper to build and operate than the F-15, the only drawback might be the top speed, which is 2,0mach versus 2,5mach for the F-15 and perhaps the range.

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by Dutchy
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 252
Views: 45960

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

Accident: Aeromexico Connect E190 at Durango on Jul 31st 2018, veered off and overran runway after rejected takeoff and burst into flames By Simon Hradecky, created Tuesday, Jul 31st 2018 21:49Z, last updated Wednesday, Aug 1st 2018 07:06Z An Aeromexico Connect Embraer ERJ-190, registration XA-GAL ...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

I will come forward here and say that i did indeed miss this. I don’t have an issue of not being able to admit when i’m in the wrong, unlike most on this thread. I was expecting a sample size of 20-30 thousand people. But a sample size of 1,466 isn’t even worth talking about. So are you a statistic...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

It would be great to know where this polling was obtained (sample size and sample area’s), if we can get this information and i feel it’s representative of the UK, i will retract my comments. Did you perhaps draw a conclusion without looking at the actual article? At the end: :: Sky Data interviewe...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

So your response to issues at the ports is: “don’t worry, we’re going to do less trade...” Wonderful. Also, can we stop with all this personal “mines bigger than yours” nonsense. It really is boring and has absolutely nothing to do with Brexit. Remain ultras on one hand say there will be 25 mile qu...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Utter propaganda. Lol, something you disagree with is propaganda (or fake news) and something you agree with is the truth? It would be great to know where this polling was obtained (sample size and sample area’s), if we can get this information and i feel it’s representative of the UK, i will retra...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Incorrect Transit System
Replies: 22
Views: 835

Re: The Incorrect Transit System

Moscow does have the most beautiful metro stations in the world.

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

New poll data on Sky News this morning. - 74% are not satisfied with Theresa May - 78% Think the government is doing a bad job - Only 31% think Brexit will be good for them personally - 65% think we will get a bad deal and a clear majority (50% to 40%) now want a second referendum https://news.sky....

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

And it's 'count not care less' and having a different opinion doesn't make me a troll but refer to my previous comments about remain ultras and branding everyone with a different opinion!. Indeed a different opinion doesn't make you a troll, trolling behavior does though. Could you stop doing these...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

No, the only broken record are the people who still believe a hard Brexit will be avoided. There are 8 months left. The UK has not provided one realistic option for a future relationship with the EU, the UK has not shown any intention to take back Article 50, the UK´s politicians are busy fighting ...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

seahawk wrote:
There is no going back, the people have spoken and the Brexit must make no compromise to the sovereignty of the UK.


You are sounding like a broken record.

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Aww bless. Yet another page full of stunningly arrogant lefties who think they're superior in every way and that anyone who dared vote differently to them can only be idiots/racists/white supremacists. It's tragic watching you trying to whip each other into a moral frenzy and convince one another t...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

sevenair wrote:
Olddog wrote:
But I want that Brexit happens, simply on EU terms not on UK cherry picking terms.


That's not brexit.


Than Brexit is a myth...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

So: - Hard Brexit and WTO terms: unacceptable. Results in a hard border in Ireland, terms aren’t advantageous and will not be quick to achieve. - Government’s proposal: unacceptable. Cherry picking of the highest order. That just leaves two options: we take one of the deals offered by the EU or we ...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

So: - Hard Brexit and WTO terms: unacceptable. Results in a hard border in Ireland, terms aren’t advantageous and will not be quick to achieve. - Government’s proposal: unacceptable. Cherry picking of the highest order. That just leaves two options: we take one of the deals offered by the EU or we ...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

And I would like to know how those advocating a hard brexit plan to solve the Irish borde issue without abandoning the GFA. It doesn´t. Putting the Irish back in "their place" may simply be what some Brexiteers get off about. best regards Thomas There's a poll out there where the mostly E...

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by Dutchy
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

This thread has from the beginning been somewhat deadlocked as discussions between two groups of contributors: 1. Those who value facts, economy, international cooperation, individual freedoms etc. 2. Those who fight a "religious" war against the bad EU. In the following I will look at it...

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by Dutchy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

Apologies Dutchy, there are some good people in the UK and I hope you enjoy your visit. No apologies needed, Richard, you are not responsible for other persons - other than your minor children - whom happen to share your nationality. Everybody has the right to make his own mistakes and the same goe...

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by Dutchy
Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 1146
Views: 19848

Re: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge

No option allows us to respect the EU's red lines whilst respecting ours. WTO is the only option. Fine, go off the cliff, don't expect the EU to hold your hand doing that. Learn the hard way what everyone has been telling you. Dutchy - it's clear you're an anti British bigot so if brexit is going t...

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by Dutchy
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook Starts Paying a Price for Scandals
Replies: 12
Views: 578

Re: Facebook Starts Paying a Price for Scandals

I'm actually trying to decide if I want to dump some money into their stock now. Might be a good buy. But I'm a little skittish based on the numbers they've said (as you quoted) and the potential for future litigation and fines from various regulatory agencies. Might be a good buy, I wouldn't, but ...

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by Dutchy
Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 594
Views: 39798

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

It was shot down, according to you, isn't it, Spyhunter? Should be a lot of debris, just look at what happened to the MH17: a large debris-field, some should have washed up on the shore, don't you think? Or I am missing something in your theory.

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