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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 97
Views: 1713

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

2122M wrote:
trpmb6 wrote:
Our love for airplanes holds us together which in turn helps to keep us civil.


You say that now, but some of those Airbus v Boeing debates get hotter than any of these left v right debates....


YES!

I dread airshows for that reason. Just wait it's going to get heated on this forum this weekend.

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My left ear is water
Replies: 17
Views: 499

Re: My left ear is water

We just had tubes put in both of my kids ears to help with draining the fluid behind their ear drums. The procedure is so remarkably fast. It was like an aircraft production line at the surgery center this morning. There were maybe 15-20 kids (and this was all between 6am and 8am) who came in, a cou...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 97
Views: 1713

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

I actually enjoy discussing with both sides of the aisle. It's not the "know thy enemy" type of stand point. What I don't enjoy is when people try to call me a fascist or other derogatory terms. I will always try to be courteous and provide context and citations as much as possible. Someti...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twelve Russians Indicted for DNC Hacking
Replies: 60
Views: 1335

Re: Twelve Russians Indicted for DNC Hacking

I don't really think Trump colluded with Russia. If, as the left suggests, Trump is big dumb idiot then he surely wouldn't have been very smart in covering his tracks and this whole investigation would have concluded by now. Furthermore, the shear level of details the intelligence community put toge...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 97
Views: 1713

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

Even I, a far right nutjob (as described by others), can see that you aren't really providing much constructive feedback here VTK. Refer to some of the posts I've had here today as an example of how we should conduct ourselves from the right of the aisle.

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Thai youth football team trapped in cave
Replies: 28
Views: 1176

Re: Thai youth football team trapped in cave

What does stateless mean in this sense? Does that have to do with the political issues between Thailand and China itself?

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A pedantic thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1125

Re: A pedantic thread

N867DA wrote:
The point of this thread appears to be as pedantic as possible.


Not to be pedantic but this is a weak attempt at a geometric response.

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Twelve Russians Indicted for DNC Hacking
Replies: 60
Views: 1335

Re: Twelve Russians Indicted for DNC Hacking

Yes nothing will come of this. It's nice to see all the evidence they've gathered in a public forum. That's about all this really serves as. For those interested in reading the indictment go here: https://www.justice.gov/file/1080281/download There is quite a bit of good info in there. A few of my o...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct cured meat
Replies: 27
Views: 569

Re: The correct cured meat

It must be since you can eat it right of the can right?

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct cured meat
Replies: 27
Views: 569

Re: The correct cured meat

Fried Spam is a delicacy in Minnesota I hear.

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 183
Views: 3919

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

Ok I kept reading more of the indictment they released. Bottom of page 13, top of page 14 : The Conspirators also released documents they had stolen in other spearphishing operations, including those they had conducted in 2015 that collected emails from individuals affiliated with the Republican Par...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 97
Views: 1713

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

That's a fair assessment, I'll cede the point. I just really don't like the idea of anyone in government saying things like "we'll stop him" While I'm pretty sure he meant we'll stop him at the polls or something like that (or maybe someone can go pull the testimony for his exact words on ...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 183
Views: 3919

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

2122M wrote:

Point of agreement for us. Its lazy on both sides and just asking for trouble.


hear hear!

Ok I should probably get some work done today.... :white:

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A pedantic thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1125

Re: A pedantic thread

Don't call me brah, bro!

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 183
Views: 3919

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

Yes, and unfortunately we'll never know why it wasn't leaked. Or why they weren't as successful at getting more information or getting deeper into the RNC's computer systems. Could be they didn't get anything of value. Perhaps the RNC was better prepared for such hacking attempts? Perhaps the folks ...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 97
Views: 1713

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

If he didn't recall sending it then how did he suddenly recall the context in which he sent it?

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 183
Views: 3919

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

I'm reading the indictment released by the DOJ now. It amazes me how inept people are with computer security. There was really only one sophisticated attack that they performed that I would say was pretty clever; creating a fake email address that was one character off from the actual one. This help...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 183
Views: 3919

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

Good, glad to see some more announcements about this. Sadly it won't actually result in anything. It's not like Russia is going to extradite anyone to the US. Why do think Russia was so focused on helping Trump win? Were they? FBI's Comey: Republicans also hacked by Russia I think the general conse...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 97
Views: 1713

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

You're missing my point. His initial response is clearly a deflection. He knew exactly what text gowdy was referring to. It wasn't until further pressing that he suddenly remembers all the details about said text.

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 183
Views: 3919

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

Good, glad to see some more announcements about this. Sadly it won't actually result in anything. It's not like Russia is going to extradite anyone to the US.

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 97
Views: 1713

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

So you're going to sit there and tell me that if you saw a personal text message from comey to his wife that said the following in quotes, that you wouldn't be outraged? “[Hillary's] not ever going to become president, right? Right?!” [Comey's wife] texted [Comey]. “No. No [s]he won’t. We’ll stop it...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 97
Views: 1713

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

The best way to look at this is through the following lens; In each of Strozk's text messages replace the word Trump with HRC. Would you be upset if you saw someone who was the lead investigator sending messages like that about XXXX candidate? Better yet, they should have redacted every single messa...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 13398

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

Gulfstream is also sending at least a G600. I wouldn’t doubt if the G280 also made a trek over. Will gulfstream have any major announcements? A few posts around here have been bouncing around about potential g750. Or is gulfstream really just focusing on improving their existing products and stream...

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A pedantic thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1125

Re: A pedantic thread

FatCat wrote:
Not to be pedantic, but, I hate it when people finish other people's sentences.

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct cured meat
Replies: 27
Views: 569

Re: The correct cured meat

I don't even know what you guys are talking about. Not sure it is even in my Steven Raichlen's project smoke book.

Us American's are just uncultured swine.

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A pedantic thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1125

Re: A pedantic thread

I KNOW YOU ARE BUT WHAT AM I!?!?!?!?!

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by trpmb6
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2438
Views: 306728

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

Add in the complexity of composite scarf repairs etc. Not as simple as slapping a doubler on and throwing a bunch of rivets at it.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A pedantic thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1125

Re: A pedantic thread

vikkyvik wrote:
trpmb6 wrote:
Don't be so obtuse. I'm sure they are acutely aware of it. Perhaps they may yet make it right.


I'm sure they will straighten it out.


Hopefully not in some roundabout way.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1171
Views: 45523

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article214749845.html Trump is as popular as Obama was in the middle of his first presidential term, survey says Poll also found the following: Thirty-one percent of Americans lauded Obama as the best president ever, according to the Pew Resear...

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1171
Views: 45523

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

I will certainly agree that there is still a degree of personal discretion interjected into an originalists rulings. To that end, it is why I am satisfied to see Kavanaugh has a very lengthy pedigree of rulings to point to. Which happens to be the very reason I opposed Amy Barrett and preferred Kava...

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1171
Views: 45523

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

I knew the fire thing would come up. You can be an originalist with common sense too. Nobody said the water wasn't muddy when it comes to protecting our rights.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2438
Views: 306728

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

Honestly autoclaves aren't really the problem. If you do an out of clave cure you still need ovens. Ironically there have been situations where (undisclosed supplier) has been curing things that are meant for out of clave cure inside autoclaves because they didn't have the oven capacity. The problem...

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A pedantic thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1125

Re: A pedantic thread

casinterest wrote:
vikkyvik wrote:
casinterest wrote:
D


Incorrect.


I will be pedantic about this. The moderators should have deleted it!


Don't be so obtuse. I'm sure they are acutely aware of it. Perhaps they may yet make it right.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1171
Views: 45523

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Scalia is probably the most famous originalist in modern times so I'll take his originalist interpretation over yours. You are trying to suggest that the Ninth amendment allows for the restriction of the 2nd amendment because in some undisclosed way it may interfere with the life liberty and pursuit...

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 13398

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

That's fair. I shouldn't speak for others. I partially withdraw my statement.

Still, Embraer is definitely making a splash and will win the popularity contest in the media with that livery.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1171
Views: 45523

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Then take Scalia's interpretation then, from the same link i provided: [T]he Constitution’s refusal to ‘deny or disparage’ other rights is far removed from affirming any one of them, and even further removed from authorizing judges to identify what they might be, and to enforce the judges’ list agai...

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1171
Views: 45523

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Not at all. You're misrepresenting the meaning of the ninth amendment in the context of why it was included. The ninth amendment is purely there to note that even though the founders decided to specifically include rights, like the 1st and 2nd amendments, it does not exclude other rights that have n...

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 13398

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

Embraer definitely stepping up the game against Bombardier there. Noone cares about that boring Delta livery.

Now that shark on the front of the E2. That is going to get a lot of media attention. I'll venture to say they get their money's worth there.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A pedantic thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1125

Re: A pedantic thread

casinterest wrote:
DocLightning wrote:
casinterest wrote:
If we are being pedantic I must have the pedant subject


You're missing a comma.



Sigh, So Pedantic.


I hate to reach back to this one, but I can"t fathom why someone would capitalize the word 'so' in the middle of a sentence.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1171
Views: 45523

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

I honestly think that is one of the reasons the left is so terrified. They like activist judges who will legislate from the bench *when it supports their own views.* So naturally when they see a "conservative" judge nominated they freak out because they automatically think this judge will ...

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1171
Views: 45523

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

Kavanaugh is an originalist. I know this might be hard for some to understand but he is not going to legislate from the bench like Sotomayor does.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A pedantic thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1125

Re: A pedantic thread

Tugger wrote:
mbmbos wrote:
Make sure that in all of your responses you state a precise thesis supported by at least three arguments, including a bibliography for your citations.

Please site your sources for this guidance. I am not convinced it is accurate.

Tugg


I believe you mean cite, good sir.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Success of President Donald Trump
Replies: 1171
Views: 45523

Re: The Success of President Donald Trump

I'm not sure where people keep saying it was Stormy Daniels who was being touched. The arrest report clearly says it was Stormy Daniels who fondled the mammary glands of a female officer named Mary.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why does the NWS suck at predicting Minnesota thunderstorms?
Replies: 23
Views: 882

Re: Why does the NWS suck at predicting Minnesota thunderstorms?

Do what my wife did who is from Minnesota; move to Kansas. They are extremely good at predicting thunderstorms here. Even better at predicting when tornado outbreaks will happen. So good in fact that when threats are elevated you usually see people leaving work early based on forecasted times. Most ...

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 104
Views: 11903

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

To tack on to the last post, you see subsidiary airlines (code shares) of the big airlines that operate "regional jets" to get pax from smaller cities to the main hubs.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 13398

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

Ok.. I guess even rumored orders with valid sources aren't ok over there. I'll post here then.. I feel like sourced rumors were ok in years past.


Saudia looking at buying 20 777x

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 5256

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread

Because they technically aren't merged yet.

Edit: I really don't think this is complicated.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 5256

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Other Manufacturers/Engine Order Thread

I am of the opinion that Embraer orders should be discussed here and NOT in the Boeing thread at this time.

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 183
Views: 3919

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

Quite possible. It's hard to read between lines in forums sometimes. That's why I try not to be hostile. (I'll admit i fail at that at times)

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by trpmb6
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elusive Car Problems
Replies: 26
Views: 1284

Re: Elusive Car Problems

that's... borderline insurance fraud... Not quite but if they found this post I bet they could make a case in court.

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