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by tommy1808
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?
Replies: 82
Views: 2673

Re: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?

Problem is, we like the military relationship we have with them from an economic and strategic stand point. It's why Rand Paul will never be successful in stopping arms sales to the saudis, it's just too beneficial to so many other states. . Well of course. When you have defense contractors along w...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 vs A350 range
Replies: 10
Views: 521

Re: 787 vs A350 range

789/359: 15-16 hours That does not reflect their relative performance. At the longer ranges the Airbus, more optimized for long flights, carries a lot more payload. Where the A359 stops being useful, the 789 carries about half its payload. Best regards Thomas I'm not talking about the no-longer-use...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: I've done something terrible... I made quinoa
Replies: 32
Views: 1109

Re: I've done something terrible... I made quinoa

TSS wrote:
Yep, no flavor of its own .


So practically like many kinds of meat before you season and cook them? Raw pork has about as much taste as an especially bland glas of water. Gilthead has no taste either....

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 vs A350 range
Replies: 10
Views: 521

Re: 787 vs A350 range

LH707330 wrote:
789/359: 15-16 hours


That does not reflect their relative performance. At the longer ranges the Airbus, more optimized for long flights, carries a lot more payload. Where the A359 stops being useful, the 789 carries about half its payload.

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if Jimmy Carter had won a second term?
Replies: 38
Views: 1640

Re: What if Jimmy Carter had won a second term?

flyingclrs727 wrote:
. It did absolutely nothing to to increase domestic production.


The US isn't the only non-OPEC producer you know.
US domestic crude production increased during the 80's, so I call bs.

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Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?
Replies: 82
Views: 2673

Re: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?

Beyond that you have one actor that did the deed, another actor that caught them in the act (and yet has already tortured and/or imprisoned thousands of its own journalists..so why they give a crap is confusing), and lastly an actor that himself craves the power to torture and kill journalists.. &q...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?
Replies: 82
Views: 2673

Re: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?

This guy was not abducted from public; he went into Saudi custody more or less. He decided to gamble big and sometimes the snake eats you. Wonderful new version of "she shouldn't have worn a short skirt and she wouldn't be raped". The guy was murdered, and for one I hope Erdogan does the ...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warren releases results of DNA test.
Replies: 181
Views: 3443

Re: Warren releases results of DNA test.

It's not about justifying it. She never made it an issue in her Campaigns. Only Trump the racist bigoted lying coward did. So he should pay in full, as all he wanted to see is if she had ANY native american blood in her. Doesn't matter if she made it an issue in her campaigns. She potentially used ...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if Jimmy Carter had won a second term?
Replies: 38
Views: 1640

Re: What if Jimmy Carter had won a second term?

For an absolute certainty, Carter wouldn’t have stood in front of Brandenburg Gate and uttered, “Tear down this wall, Mr. Gorbachev”. GF Without Reagan why would Gorbachev been made the General Secretary of the Communist Party? The Reagan administration was putting the Soviet Union under severe eco...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Flu Vaccine or No?
Replies: 73
Views: 2255

Re: Flu Vaccine or No?

I got mine at work last week. Strangely, it didn't burn like it did the prior two years. Something about the really cold liquid being injected makes it feel like it's burning, but this time it was nothing at all. Still hate getting stuck with a needle, though. Not that I'm afraid, but it's a really...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 48811

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

sevenair wrote:
I must hand it to May though that she's at least making it look like she's going to get a deal.


How do you travel between this universe and the one where May looks like She is getting a deal.
Unless you prepare to sell accepting whatever is acceptable to the EU as win....

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Antifa Patrolling The Streets of Portland, Mayor Apparently Doesn't Care
Replies: 130
Views: 3355

Re: Antifa Patrolling The Streets of Portland, Mayor Apparently Doesn't Care

Who said I was a Trump supporter? I didn’t vote for him in 2016 and likely won’t in 2020. Your concern is probably less with me and more with the 80% of the public that is sick and tired of politically correct bullies harassing them about being “racist misogynists” every 5 minutes. The public is ca...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Youtube is down
Replies: 9
Views: 415

Re: Youtube is down

Forever? Yeah! Stop the stupid! Now Twitter, Instagram and a Facebook. The world would be so much a better place. Don't like them? Don't use them. It's really that simple. ;) Having said that, your orange pussygrabber would probably have a stroke if Twitter closed. Well, he did say the world would ...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 48811

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

If this how people are informing themselves on Brexit, it is no wonder people are so clueless. Who? So the UK is not hopelessly torn apart? Could have fooled me. Another reason, if one was needed to show just what the UK will have to give up: https://www.businessinsider.de/trump-uk-must-bin-unjusti...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada goes up in smoke
Replies: 16
Views: 542

Re: Canada goes up in smoke

Drunken Mobs are mostly harmless. You apparently don't attend football( american ,Austrailian, or European), or concerts very often do you? Either are fine unless you find some young idiots with an ax to grind. I was speaking relatively. I have not ever heard about a mob of high folks doing anythin...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada goes up in smoke
Replies: 16
Views: 542

Re: Canada goes up in smoke

But I could be wrong. Personally I don't really care. Get stuck in a mob of drunk people and in a mob of people sky hight, and you will care. One is stitches waiting to happen, the other is mostly harmless. Best regards Thomas Drunken Mobs are mostly harmless. You apparently don't attend football( ...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warren releases results of DNA test.
Replies: 181
Views: 3443

Re: Warren releases results of DNA test.

Calling something demonstrably untrue and then proceeding to lie in such a disgusting way about President Trump's accomplishments, Slowing down job growth isn't a win, spiral the national debt our of control isn't a win, getting healthcare costs to raise isn't a win.... heck, he couldn't even fulfi...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada goes up in smoke
Replies: 16
Views: 542

Re: Canada goes up in smoke

But I could be wrong. Personally I don't really care. Get stuck in a mob of drunk people and in a mob of people sky hight, and you will care. One is stitches waiting to happen, the other is mostly harmless. Best regards Thomas I wouldn't personally know, I avoid mobs. :duck: Me too, but they don't ...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google fine $5 Billion by EU
Replies: 69
Views: 2003

Re: Google fine $5 Billion by EU

I absolutely love how Google's spin doctors try to spin this as being about Android, which it in no way is. Best regards Thomas Do you think their "fix" will satisfy regulators? Can't tell, I am not a lawyer and just have the understanding of trade and competition laws I need for my job, ...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada goes up in smoke
Replies: 16
Views: 542

Re: Canada goes up in smoke

trpmb6 wrote:
But I could be wrong. Personally I don't really care.


Get stuck in a mob of drunk people and in a mob of people sky hight, and you will care. One is stitches waiting to happen, the other is mostly harmless.

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warren releases results of DNA test.
Replies: 181
Views: 3443

Re: Warren releases results of DNA test.

Not sure what's embarrassing about Trump - he is the most honest politician this country has seen in a long time. Demonstrably untrue. He has told several presidents worth amount of lies and averages more than one per day. Claiming you have fulfilled a campaign promise is also different from actual...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Google fine $5 Billion by EU
Replies: 69
Views: 2003

Re: Google fine $5 Billion by EU

I absolutely love how Google's spin doctors try to spin this as being about Android, which it in no way is.

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Warren releases results of DNA test.
Replies: 181
Views: 3443

Re: Warren releases results of DNA test.

Turns out Pocahontas' recipes she claimed were handed down by her Cherokee ancestor were plagiarized word for word from the New York Times and a range of other publications: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2146628/Elizabeth-Warrens-Pow-Wow-Chow-Cherokee-recipes-word-word-COPIES-famous-FREN...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada goes up in smoke
Replies: 16
Views: 542

Re: Canada goes up in smoke

Smart move, but I guess conservative politicians in most places will continue to aid and abet organized crime.

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 873
Views: 114781

Re: A400M Update

Yes, a commemoration of the battle of tannenburg is all that is left to the future German mobilization/militarization against the Russian or American threats. LOL. Battle of Tannenb e rg Lots of US armor has been funneled into the small baltic states. And they are not defensive. I wouldn't be too s...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cohen reaches plea deal
Replies: 182
Views: 4828

Re: Cohen reaches plea deal

Federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump And then he called her "horse face", which is hilarious seeing as he paid a ton of money to sleep with that "horse face".! Maybe he is a horse-fucker and paid that much to be on top for once..... and hence ...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clinton's Me Too Problem
Replies: 54
Views: 1361

Re: Clinton's Me Too Problem

To say Ms Lewinsky lacks or lacked the power to consent to sex, at age 22, would be paternalistic. She has never even remotely suggested that Bill coerced her into such activity in any way. The problem isn’t her consenting, it’s the huge authority gradient, which is why CEOs get fired for dating in...

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by tommy1808
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 48811

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

And the EU is not going to veto that change at the WTO why exactly? Best regards Thomas If it is in our best interests we can make it work. I for one do not know why we do not try and cripple EU imports. Yes it would hurt us, but it would also hurt you. Imagine how many car sales could be lost for ...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 48811

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

I for one do not know why we do not try and cripple EU imports. Yes it would hurt us, but it would also hurt you. Imagine how many car sales could be lost for instance if we elected to not purchase European cars. How much damage we could cause if Brits boycotted holidays in the EU. Because you are ...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A400M Update
Replies: 873
Views: 114781

Re: A400M Update

In the 1990s, Germany had planned to buy 75 Future Large Aircraft. In the late 1990s, the Antonov AN-70 was the German favourite. It was cheaper than the A400M, Germany would have been able to afford that many and had allocated the corresponding budget. Then came the British and French and persuade...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 48811

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

noviorbis77 wrote:
We can soon dump it. Not long after dumping you lot


And the EU is not going to veto that change at the WTO why exactly?

Best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 48811

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

By your link, draft schedules are enough to trade, only certify it will prove complicated. What's the point of having certified schedule then ? I'm googling for 20min and can't find this info in layman terms. Others countries can't sue you for trade policy violations, which they can, and will, unti...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 48811

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

Nothing prevents the UK from getting trade schedules, Only the small matter of getting acceptance from ALL of the 164 WTO member countries, think about that for a second, any country in the world could make life very difficult for us. Russia took 18 YEARS to get its WTO schedules. Once we have put ...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 48811

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

Nothing prevents the UK from getting trade schedules, New Zelands veto does. Many other veto´s do and will continue to do so for probably 10 years, because that is how long it usually takes. EU memberships prevents them from having other trade agreements, and just in time industries exist outside o...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with true vol. 2
Replies: 885
Views: 21243

Re: From Russia with true vol. 2

anrec80 wrote:
Ukrainian higher-added value products were in demand primarily in Russian aviation, space and military programs. Nobody wants any of that in Europe - they have enough of their own.


Case and Point, Russia is dependent on exports from Ukraine. You still buy those things.....

best regards
Thomas

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clinton's Me Too Problem
Replies: 54
Views: 1361

Re: Clinton's Me Too Problem

The whole Pound Me Too movement Whoa! What is that all about? The sexually-starved are starting a movement too? :duck: Well, if rape stops being treated like speeding (usually not caught, usually slap on the wrist punishment) the classical way of Dating: https://abload.de/img/_72zpcq3.jpg doesn´t w...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clinton's Me Too Problem
Replies: 54
Views: 1361

Re: Clinton's Me Too Problem

The whole Pound Me Too movement just needs to go away, along with the awful people who started it. Why? Afraid you'd go to prison one day? Afaics the problem with these drives is that there are more Bandwagoneers than real victims.. i see no evidence for that, there is no reason to think that more ...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit Phase 3: an enthusiastic jump from the cliff-edge
Replies: 2200
Views: 48811

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

As we brace ourself for 'half a million job losses' - employment figures show a further 50,000 fall in unemployment figures. In the meantime Germany added 192.000 Jobs (seasonally adjusted) or 94.000 (not adjusted) and the lowest unemployment in a quarter century. The brexit dividend is delivering ...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tax reform win.
Replies: 503
Views: 23736

Re: Tax reform win.

And we are heading for $1T in deficit next year! And rising interest rates on top of that. So, if you are rich: - you got a huge tax cut - you can invest that in treasury bonds - have poorer tax payers pay your income without doing anything for it, with the government being your Moscow debt collect...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with true vol. 2
Replies: 885
Views: 21243

Re: From Russia with true vol. 2

200 Million less starving people on the planet, despite increasing population. Every year 1% less people being poor (36% in 1990, 10% now) Iliteracy has about halfed Child Mortality has about halfed Share of the World Populations living in democracies has almost doubled. i could go on and on an on....

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?
Replies: 82
Views: 2673

Re: Repercussions for Saudi if the murder is confirmed?

. Turkey has few options. They can recall their Ambassador to SA and shut down their Embassy and Consulates there, stop issuing visa to SA nationals, especially Diplomatic visas. They can arrest a couple of Saudi Nationals and have them rott in jail until the murderers are handed over. That is what...

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by tommy1808
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clinton's Me Too Problem
Replies: 54
Views: 1361

Re: Clinton's Me Too Problem

Super80Fan wrote:
The whole Pound Me Too movement just needs to go away, along with the awful people who started it.


Why? Afraid you'd go to prison one day?

Best regards
Thomas

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