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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dating age gap
Replies: 25
Views: 793

Re: Dating age gap

money involved? it is not a healthy relationship and something is seriously wrong. Too much age difference.

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Actually I agree with that, as the law allows parliament to do that Do I understand you correctly that you are a favor of revoking Artikel 50? No, I just agree that those are the options available to government under Parliamentary law Ok, thanks for clarifying that. You do not agree, because it is ...

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

I will not provide a solution. Whatever the outcome it will be unsatisfactory. The politicians should take their responsibility and revoke article 50 for the good of the country. You can not keep voting until you like the result. Brexit has to be delivered or politicians have to admit that Brexit i...

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

I will not provide a solution. Whatever the outcome it will be unsatisfactory. The politicians should take their responsibility and revoke article 50 for the good of the country. You can not keep voting until you like the result. Brexit has to be delivered or politicians have to admit that Brexit i...

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

What is there to be afraid of? I will not provide a solution. Whatever the outcome it will be unsatisfactory. The politicians should take their responsibility and revoke article 50 for the good of the country. You can not keep voting until you like the result. Brexit has to be delivered or politici...

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by Dutchy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

The politicians should take their responsibility and revoke article 50 for the good of the country. Indeed. But it's hard for them when promotion of themselves and their political party are higher priorities. Yes, indeed, and if I were a British voter, I would vote my PM out of office if he or she ...

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by Dutchy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Richard28 wrote:
What is there to be afraid of?


I will not provide a solution. Whatever the outcome it will be unsatisfactory. The politicians should take their responsibility and revoke article 50 for the good of the country.

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by Dutchy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

zkojq wrote:
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Why do people keep thinking/expecting the EU to throw Ireland under the bus?


This is what the DUP want, TM made herself dependent on the devil in this.

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by Dutchy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

I become quite pessimistic, I do not see the UK parliament to agree on anything thus there will be a hard Brexit. On the continent we will move on, preparations have been made, so it will an a nuisance, but not that catastrophic. There will be a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, we a...

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by Dutchy
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Interesting, but indeed, TM's ability to get anything through parliament has been severely compromised. So in the end we might end up with a hard Brexit only a very small percentage of the people actually wants.

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

ChrisKen wrote:
Revoking article 50 and remaining is the only sensible choice to be made.


And yet the train continues and will go off the cliff in a bit over one month.

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil
Replies: 128
Views: 3888

Re: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil

Do you have an opinion to the amount this 16y/o is demanding? From my perspective, it is financial bullying This is an obvious deflection, but the amount in the initial filing is not bullying. It's how our legal system works It would be interesting to know whom is paying for this lawyer? What does ...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil
Replies: 128
Views: 3888

Re: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil

The fact you decide that they got the story wrong just underscore your bias.... ???? Have you paid any attention to the story? Videos? Look I guess I'll bite here but it's plain as day that the edited video made media, Hollywood etc make us all believe these kids walked up to Phillips and engaged h...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil
Replies: 128
Views: 3888

Re: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil

NIKV69 wrote:
Let's please keep this civil.

Discuss.


This is political, the way you wrote it is political, you are political, so what do you expect from this thread you started?

Really an in-depth discussion about the news cycle and what it does for journalistic standards or was your message something else?

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Eric Porterfield
Replies: 13
Views: 677

Eric Porterfield

This lawmaker compares the LGBTQ+ community to the Ku Klux Klan and implied he'd drown his own children if they were gay (warning: distressing themes) pic.twitter.com/w70Qg9r5bJ — NowThis (@nowthisnews) February 15, 2019 Link to Twitter Besides, it is disturbing to watch. So many questions. Is this...

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by Dutchy
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Another unforeseen consequence of Brexit, a large Independent Group in Parliament.

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by Dutchy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nobel peace price for Trump
Replies: 53
Views: 2192

Re: Nobel peace price for Trump

Prizes like this should be earned before they awarded. Agreed. Problem is of course that the Nobel Peace price, it is a political price decided by defacto the Norwegian parliament, instead of scientists. In the case of Obama they got it blatantly wrong. I don't think there are many whom actually be...

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by Dutchy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Turkey factory is closing too i believe, is that because of brexit? All I could find was a quote from a British MP in a local newpaper: https://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/17441297.honda-reaction-factory-in-turkey-will-also-close-mps-say/ Is there any other evidence for Honda to pull everything ...

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by Dutchy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What should be the response if Trump slaps tariffs on German/EU cars for national security reasons ?
Replies: 87
Views: 3183

Re: What should be the response if Trump slaps tariffs on German/EU cars for national security reasons ?

trpmb6 wrote:
I would welcome the removal of the 25% truck and SUV tariff. Our pickup trucks have massive markups and our SUVs are bloated with costs that if challenged could be brought down.


American trucks and SUV's hardly have a marked outside the US.

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by Dutchy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What should be the response if Trump slaps tariffs on German/EU cars for national security reasons ?
Replies: 87
Views: 3183

Re: What should be the response if Trump slaps tariffs on German/EU cars for national security reasons ?

NIKV69 wrote:
Olddog wrote:
Have a big laugh? The only ones affected should be germans suv. And if needed the EU could slap the same taxes on theses SUV and they will have ti be produced again in the EU.


SUV? No way when I thnink Das Auto I think 4 door sedan.


Might be so in your state...

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by Dutchy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Turkey part of BRIC
Replies: 14
Views: 912

Re: Turkey part of BRIC

Maybe some other organizations could also end some things they like to do? Such as sanctions perhaps, so that BRICS and othe nations could invest into greener lifestyle? Well BRICS should clean up their environment: https://www.coasttocoastam.com/cimages/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/coast-to-coa...

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by Dutchy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What should be the response if Trump slaps tariffs on German/EU cars for national security reasons ?
Replies: 87
Views: 3183

Re: What should be the response if Trump slaps tariffs on German/EU cars for national security reasons ?

Indeed, same amount of tariffs should be implemented especially on products from states where Trump is strong. It would be a loose - loose though, so another loose - loose stragity form Trump, but hey he knows the art of the deal, haha.

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by Dutchy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nobel peace price for Trump
Replies: 53
Views: 2192

Re: Nobel peace price for Trump

Invaded any countries? I forgot which countries were invaded by the previous president (and by invaded I mean full on air and ground deployment against targets). Can you remind me? I don't actually think Trump deserves the Nobel Peace prize so I'm not going to go through all that but I don't know h...

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by Dutchy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

seahawk wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
seahawk wrote:
the UK has every chance to become a global power again.


how?

They will surely have a plan, won´t they?



It is your statement, so I am guessing you are in the known, so please enlighten us with your wisdom.

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by Dutchy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

It’s been a while since I posted in this Brexit forum - I am fascinated by what’s going on from the other side of the Atlantic and wanted to share a few observations from an American perspective. I’ve had fun discussions with some of you in the past and they have been friendly polite discussions of...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

no no no, you cannot point to China and make that your reasoning to do nothing. In that case you could do a hell of a lot of other things in the US, because they do that in China as well. China is also producing a lot of stuff, those emissions are with China, but they are producing for America, Cana...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

LJ wrote:
Since when can EU countries conclude their own trade agreements? Or did the representatives you talked to forgot that tiny detail?


Well, Trump didn't know either, Merkel needed to tell him six times before he understood..................

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

mham001 wrote:
And NO, it is not time for diesel to "catch up". It is time to go electric.


:checkmark: Correct. Diesel's time has passed.

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

As long as we meet our building codes, isn’t used for illegal activities; it’s all harmless. Unless, of course, the Dutch Army wants to impose its sovereignty over the US and rewrite the codes. Good Luck, future William of Orange. “All of humanity” doesn’t have sovereignty over us. The per capital ...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nobel peace price for Trump
Replies: 53
Views: 2192

Re: Nobel peace price for Trump

NIKV69 wrote:
Trump is doing a good job and is a competent executive but he no Nobel peace price candidate.


:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: Currently reading "Fear".

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

You can do whatever you want, as long as you do not harm others. And others in the broad sense in the sense of all of humanity. And the popular corrections often do more harm than good. For example: Europe/diesel. Fair point, but not the popular corrections, the easy correction. There needs to be a...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

I actually like European cities a lot, there is a much to admire in their compactness, efficiency and, yes, charm. But Americans want space and lots of it. The average American new home is now 2,700 square feet, nearly double the size in 1970. I know a family of four that live in 6,000 square feet,...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

seahawk wrote:
the UK has every chance to become a global power again.


how?

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

LOL - you are not going to win over any hearts & minds with that sort of talk. :shakehead: Plus you are opening the floodgates for criticism of European cities based on planning (or lack of it) dating back to medieval times. I know, but what ever made you think I want to win over the hears and ...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nobel peace price for Trump
Replies: 53
Views: 2192

Nobel peace price for Trump

I didn't want to open another Trump thread, but this is just to funny and at the same time too pathetic to talk about, but on the other hand it is so typical Trump. Japan's PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on U.S. request: Asahi https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-usa-trump-japan-i...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

Anything shorter than 500km in the US is car territory, quicker than dealing with airports, more flexible in low density cities. GF That is indeed a uniquely American problem, the layout of the US cities isn't that smart, just a drag of endless homes, quite inefficient and to be blunt it doesn't ma...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

Anything shorter than 500km in the US is car territory, quicker than dealing with airports, more flexible in low density cities. GF That is indeed a uniquely American problem, the layout of the US cities isn't that smart, just a drag of endless homes, quite inefficient and to be blunt it doesn't ma...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Talking to influential people here in the USA, the general feeling is - they should leave on no deal, suck up the immediate pain, then become a new global force again. I think that’s why I see so much anger and vitriol towards the UK on this forum. I could go into each and every point of yours, bec...

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by Dutchy
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Turkey part of BRIC
Replies: 14
Views: 912

Re: Turkey part of BRIC

Turkey is still a part of NATO though. Rather formal as of lately, but still. There’s NATO military base there. Is it going to set a precedent of exiting NATO? BRIC is an economic alliance, not military if I remember correctly. That wouldn't affect NATO membership. The fact that Turkey is straying ...

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by Dutchy
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another Lion Air plane off the runway
Replies: 71
Views: 11260

Re: Another Lion Air plane off the runway

Another one? How many of Lion Air's airplanes have crashed or damaged in a serious way. Must be dozens of them over the years.

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

Quite the contrary, what Dieuwer said proves that it isn't. What do you mean? That true HSR is an impossibility in the Accela corridor due to dense population. It would be drawn out in courts for decades and prohibitively expensive. The Accela corridor is the only sector where HSR would be operatio...

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump declares national emergency for the wall
Replies: 186
Views: 7559

Re: Trump declares national emergency for the wall

Nice diversion from Trump, look over there: the border, crisis, scary refugees and nothing too see with the FBI investigation.

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buying a replacement......what would you do?
Replies: 13
Views: 623

Re: Buying a replacement......what would you do?

Let me get this right, you lost the cable, and the company whom sold you this, is unable to get a replacement from the manufacturer? Seems strange to me.

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: New Green Deal - Air travel obsolete

Agreed we are seen as evil on this site No you are not going to do a http://movieforkids.bestmovie.it/wp-content/gallery/calimero-3d-serie-tv-poster/calimero-3d-personaggi-03.jpg on us. You are a grown-up, so you will need to live up to your own responsibilities. I don't see you as evil, I see you ...

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by Dutchy
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 757
Views: 36379

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

And this is while the warnings of the consequences become increasingly outspoken. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/feb/14/brexit-has-cost-uk-economy-at-least-80bn-since-vote-bank-of-england-rate-setter Cost of Brexit to UK economy running at £40bn a year That is double the dubious £350mln/...

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by Dutchy
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021
Replies: 822
Views: 91807

Re: Official: Airbus announces A380 production to end in 2021

This decision is a good economic decision to take. For us enthusiasts, it is a black day in history. Perhaps the A380 came too early, Such a shame we will never see the A380-900/1000.

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

High speed rail may not make complete sense on a national scale, but I think it does on a regional one. The Northeast corridor shows it can be very successful at a smaller scale. Why not use it to connect some of the more closely spaced major metro areas like in Texas, Florida, etc.? :checkmark: th...

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by Dutchy
Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

The US spends a great amount of our GDP on the Military, and rightfully so, to keep America safe and strong. There are other superpowers, and the best policy is to be strong. If these little EU darlings had to spend what we do on Defense, there'd be precious little funds left to keep their utopias ...

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by Dutchy
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: New Green Deal - Air travel obsolete

n fact, not two miles away from me are two over-bridges that were constructed not for vehicles or people, but rather so that cattle could safely wander from one side to the other without meeting an InterCity Express. Let's not tell him about ecoducts 8-) https://beeldbank.rws.nl/Photos/2984/447709....

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by Dutchy
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary
Replies: 352
Views: 14565

Re: U.S. Politicians propose Green-New-Deal. Air Travel to Become Unnecessary

So all homeless people are homeless because they are stupid or lazy or what are you trying to say? About 1% of the German population do not have a permanent home. Know what? In America, that number is "only" 0.5%. So somehow your precious human right for housing doesn't work as well as yo...

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