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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 105
Views: 2791

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

aviationaware wrote:


Go visit an econ 1.01 course if that question is serious.


You first since you seem to believe indefinite prosperity will occur if we get rid of the Fed

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 105
Views: 2791

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

aviationaware wrote:

The market of course.


Who is the "market"? Are you referring to Wall Street, banks, some evil genius in a mountain lair? And are you naive enough to believe that once the Fed is done away with it will all be sunshine and lolly pops?

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?
Replies: 44
Views: 3225

Re: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?

So here is my thoughts on this... Doing the night shift and loosing my head regarding some of the co-workers. Let me put is this way. The new staff (born 2000 and up) are more idiotic than the guy/girl next to them. Its like they need a calculator for 2+3 and then asking around if 5 is the correct ...

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 169
Views: 6123

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Europeans, Hillary and a Democratic administration started a the worst ongoing conflict in the world today, based on lies and French corruption, beginning a humanitarian crisis we cannot even imagine. If you are going to point fingers at one party, get used to having that thrown back in your face, ...

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 169
Views: 6123

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

You don't have to take Global Research's word for anything, every one of those false flag stories was sourced with a link to a supporting article and there are 68 of them. The one you pointed out as suspect has a source (https://www.amazon.com/Way-Deception-Victor-Ostrovsky-ebook/dp/B002RL9NL2/ref=...

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 105
Views: 2791

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

aviationaware wrote:

In summary, the video (unintentionally I am sure considering who had it produced) makes a very good argument for abolishing the Fed.

Watch and learn.


Say you abolish the Fed, then what? Who fills the role they play?

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 105
Views: 2791

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

This thread is valuable for anyone really, but particularly directed at certain Dutch and German members of our forum who are living in economic lalaland and are in dire need of some basic understanding of economic principles. . If your an American you really don't have the right to lecture anyone ...

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by LMP737
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 169
Views: 6123

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

What a cowardly retort! Which one of the sixty or so cases that are described do you question? We can research any of them you doubt you know. And why would you even question something that is so obvious? I didn't see anything that was controversial in any of those examples. I'm sorry if I can't ta...

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by LMP737
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 169
Views: 6123

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

How do you know that? And even if they are found out later, in most cases the perpetrator has already gotten what he or she wants and may not give a hoot if they come to light in later decades. BTW There have been a lot of known false flag operations. https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-ever-growing-...

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by LMP737
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 169
Views: 6123

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Like that one in Libya? Until bullets start flying with Trump's name on them in a war he actively pursued, the only proven war monger in the last election was a woman named Clinton. Don't be a partisan hypocrite. Don't call anyone a partisan hypocrite when you make a statement based entirely on you...

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawn mowers: Gas vs. electric
Replies: 32
Views: 1348

Re: Lawn mowers: Gas vs. electric

Bought an electric mower six years ago for $50 at Home Depot. It was a floor model during a fall clearance sale. Works just fine, probably could use a blade sharpening.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3564

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

It never ceases to amaze me at how people who argue that government should pay for the well-being of all are also in favor of making it easier to prematurely end the lives of hundreds of thousands of future taxpayers and voters each year who would likely support their causes. It never ceases to ama...

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 169
Views: 6123

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

It seems to me that if the United States was trying to start a false flag war they would have made sure that a United States affiliated ship was bombed. Never been a big fan of idea of false flag operations. Conspiracy theorists love to latch onto them, 9-11 conspiracy goofballs are a big fan of th...

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 169
Views: 6123

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

TheFlyingDisk wrote:
Why are people so gung ho about going to war? God damn it!


Because either they won't have to fight in it or know somebody who will.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 169
Views: 6123

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

mham001 wrote:

Just imagine if we'd elected that war monger Hillary..


The Iran deal would still be in place and we would not have this manufactured crisis to begin with.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexican President vows to sell Govt. Dreamliner to fund fight against illegal immigration
Replies: 25
Views: 1193

Re: Mexican President vows to sell Govt. Dreamliner to fund fight against illegal immigration

Spar wrote:
My understanding is that that 787 is one of the first off the line and is carrying a lot of extra weight so it is going to be hard to sell and won't bring in much money (comparatively).


No airline is going to want it. Best bet is someone who wants a VIP widebody on the cheap.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 65
Views: 2555

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

I got that impression by you're reaction to this thread which was "John Stewart is liberal shill". Which tells me you could give hoot about them. Say that a Republican lead congress decided that a particular subject was important to the nation and wanted to bring in someone to testify abo...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 65
Views: 2555

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

MikeDrop wrote:


Where did you get that idea? I certainly have never said that.

Mike Drop


I got that impression by you're reaction to this thread which was "John Stewart is liberal shill". Which tells me you could give hoot about them.

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 65
Views: 2555

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

LOL - that is quite the reaction you have there. I don’t need to watch or listen to him. His history speaks for itself. Pretending that his presentation is a serious effort to legislate is an insult to any Republican. This exchange and fake indignation on your part shows that the Democrats achieved...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 65
Views: 2555

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

I don’t know what he said or who he lambasted, because I’ll never waste my time listening or watching anything he does or says. All I’ve seen is the reactions in social media calling out Republicans for not attending his BS. You admit you didn't bother to listen to what he the had to say. So where ...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 65
Views: 2555

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

Jon Stewart is a liberal shill. I’ll never watch or listen to a single thing that he does. He built his career on bashing Republicans daily. The only take away possible from anything that he does is that whatever it is is designed to “get Trump” and the Republicans. No serious person trying to solv...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 77
Views: 3642

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

Tugger wrote:
Ever since Lucas designed it's systems to always let the smoke out, Britain has been safe!
Quite innovative those Brits...


Tugg


Lucas, the prince of darkness.

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 70
Views: 3964

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

Personally I do not like San Francisco. You get little sunshine and the weather is forever 8-12 degrees. Little beach/sea activities. The weather in Los Angeles is so much better. Also the food. Also a lot more to do/visit such as Disneyland, Universal Studio, Hollywood etc. But it seems to Los Ang...

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 77
Views: 3642

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

flipdewaf wrote:
. When the nuclear war comes there will be nothing left but cockroaches, Nokia 3310's and British plugs.


Which will probably leak oil. ;)

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3564

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

It's very easy. 1) Planned Parenthood performs 50% of all abortions in the United States. 2) Planned Parenthood finances hard left Democrats. 3) When the government pays, prices rise. 4) More money in Planned Parenthoods coffers = more money to give away to hard left Democrats. This very logical ca...

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 10, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3222

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

Or it is about winning Florida in 2020. Just saying. That's probably down on the list behind Trumps pathological obsession with Obama and John Bolton whispering sweet nothings into his ear. If I were him I would be more worried about the the Puerto Rican vote in Florida. They do after all make up 2...

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by LMP737
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3222

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

Well I feel that the USA’s constant 7 decade romance with the Wahhabi regime is also horrible. Maybe in the 60’s and 70’s when other sources of petroleum were not available did we have to go and be friendly to the Al-saud dynasty. But now? Ridiculous! We should have had a clear policy of oil from o...

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by LMP737
Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 77
Views: 3642

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

That was my first thought exactly, but who am I to suggest that people have a chuckle over an obvious joke* when they'd much rather go off on long, hate-filled rants full of vitriol and mock righteous indignation? *That is exactly the sort of joke that appeals to my sense of humor- Saying something...

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by LMP737
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 77
Views: 3642

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

"Almost every nation on Earth has fallen under the yoke of tyranny—the metric system," Carlson said. "From Beijing to Buenos Aires, from Lusaka to London, the people of the world have been forced to measure their environment in millimeters and kilograms. "The United States is th...

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by LMP737
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3222

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

texdravid wrote:
Good news! Cuba needs more external pressure to change their ways, not less. The Cuban regime is reprehensible.


What about the pressure being put on countries like Saudi Arabia to change their ways? Oh yeah, there is none because they're buying weapons from us.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donald Trump = Herbert Hoover 2.0?
Replies: 60
Views: 2512

Re: Donald Trump = Herbert Hoover 2.0?

aviationaware wrote:

Your argument falls flat, because the effect of that can be measured in inflation, which isn't a problem right now. So obviously most of the tariffs are taken up by the importers.


Since you're the resident expert who do they pass that along to?

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3222

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

Magog wrote:

This is all about winning Florida in 2020. Nothing more.


That maybe part of it. I have a feeling Trumps National Security Adviser has a lot to do with it too.

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Donald Trump = Herbert Hoover 2.0?
Replies: 60
Views: 2512

Re: Donald Trump = Herbert Hoover 2.0?

Well I wouldn't be that harsh, but yes economic literacy is very poor in most people , and I'm sorry to tell you but from the countless posts of yours I have been privileged to read over the years that would include you. That doesn't make you dumb, I'm sure you excel in another field. :checkmark: Y...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba
Replies: 63
Views: 3222

Re: Trump Bars Cruise Ships From Visiting Cuba

Magog wrote:
If Trump was determined to appease Russia he wouldn’t be imposing restrictions on Cuba..


When you think about it it actually plays right into Putin's hand.

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP defies Trump and joins with Democrats on measure to block president from abandoning NATO
Replies: 115
Views: 7301

Re: GOP defies Trump and joins with Democrats on measure to block president from abandoning NATO

We would spend less if we wouldn't have to cover all the European freeloaders. So what does the two trillion dollars spent on the war in Iraq have to do with Europe? Or the billions upon billions in cost overruns on numerous DOD programs over the years. Ever look up the cost of having forces/bases ...

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14 Tomcat - design evolution
Replies: 8
Views: 2726

Re: F-14 Tomcat - design evolution

I was never a fan of the F-14 until the "D" model came out with new engines. The B model had the GE F110's as well. When I was in it was called the A+, then someone decided to change it to the B. Why they didn't do that to begin with I have no idea. Here's a good video of what happened wh...

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by LMP737
Tue May 28, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco
Replies: 114
Views: 4542

Re: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco

California has been a good economic driver and provider for the United States. San Fransisco in particular has created more wealth and moved the wealth and the jobs it leads to across the USA. As much as people want to complain about California, you cannot deny that. Texas and Arizona, among many o...

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by LMP737
Tue May 28, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP defies Trump and joins with Democrats on measure to block president from abandoning NATO
Replies: 115
Views: 7301

Re: GOP defies Trump and joins with Democrats on measure to block president from abandoning NATO

He only said things against NATO to push other member states into contributing more money, and that was wildly successful albeit not yet as successful as one might wish, but certainly more successful than all the velvet glove handling of the Obama years. . If I were European I would want to mention...

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by LMP737
Tue May 28, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco
Replies: 114
Views: 4542

Re: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco

One danger for places these people move to is that they may not have understood how liberal policies are destroying San Fransisco and California in general and promote the same policies in the cities they move to. I've been listening to the people are leaving California in droves argument for years...

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by LMP737
Tue May 28, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco
Replies: 114
Views: 4542

Re: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco

Nobody is leaving CA because of leftist policies like sanctuary cities, they are leaving for places with a lower cost of living so they can live "rich". Same reason why many retirees from Texas go down to Mexico I lived in Orange County back in the late 90's early 2000's. Great place to l...

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by LMP737
Tue May 28, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco
Replies: 114
Views: 4542

Re: Impact of Loony Left Policies on San Francisco

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySAabjpl160 San Francisco is in trouble. Decades of Liberal legislation has created an atmosphere where the middle class are moving away from San Fransisco because they can't afford to live there because of back breaking taxation and sky high housing costs coupled wi...

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by LMP737
Mon May 27, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Iran Threat Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 10634

Re: The Iran Threat Thread

Oh, I see. I knew it had to be solely Trump’s fault! Quite frankly yes. All the people Trump has surrounded himself with did not have the authority to unilaterally withdraw from JPCOA. Nor do they have the authority to deploy more forces to the Middle East. Only one person has that sort of authorit...

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by LMP737
Mon May 27, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 18579

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

Yes, you are correct. AA should not have gone cheap and used a forklift to remove engines. But after the fact, it was possible for the pilots to save the aircraft. They did themselves no favor pulling back on thrust as trained with a loss of engine. The forklift is only part of the equation. The mi...

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by LMP737
Sat May 25, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Iran Threat Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 10634

Re: The Iran Threat Thread

Or the troops are being sent there to show Iran that if they mess with our oil tankers or other assets they will regret it. But I guess with Trump you always have to assume the worst, . Most of our oil does not come from the Middle East so I don't know whose oil tankers you are talking about. And j...

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by LMP737
Sat May 25, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Iran Threat Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 10634

Re: The Iran Threat Thread

Not true. They took hostages who were Americans in their part of the world, after having staged a democratic revolution to overthrow the US-installed dictator. Sounds like workaday realpolitik to me. Still nothing done to the US homeland or civilian Americans - unlike other ‘allies’ in the Gulf. Th...

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by LMP737
Sat May 25, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Iran Threat Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 10634

Re: The Iran Threat Thread

Or the troops are being sent there to show Iran that if they mess with our oil tankers or other assets they will regret it. But I guess with Trump you always have to assume the worst, like that time everyone said we’d be in a nuclear war with North Korea. Amazing that you continue to ignore that th...

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by LMP737
Sat May 25, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up
Replies: 155
Views: 18579

Re: AA191 40 Year Anniversary coming up

william wrote:
The ineptitude in the DC-10 system's design is staggering along with the cost cutting. Talk about management team that was criminally liable.

.


The crash was caused by improper maintenance, pure and simple.

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by LMP737
Fri May 24, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Iran Threat Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 10634

Re: The Iran Threat Thread

Pentagon asking Trump to send several thousand more troops to Mideast as Iran tensions grow https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-iran-pentagon-troops-warplanes-20190523-story.html So "The Pentagon" aka the Trump administration, asks the Trump administration for more troops in ...

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by LMP737
Wed May 22, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Man threatens to Kill as Every Girl he sees..Gets Probation
Replies: 32
Views: 2110

Re: Man threatens to Kill as Every Girl he sees..Gets Probation

stratclub wrote:
There are reasons why some people will never procreate.............


We should all be grateful for that.

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