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by AeroVega
Fri Oct 21, 2022 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: UK PM Truss resigns, replaced by Sunak
Replies: 238
Views: 12234

Re: UK PM Truss resigns

Why not join the Conservative Party and have a say in who becomes the next prime minister?

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by AeroVega
Sat Oct 08, 2022 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emergency action: Bank of England
Replies: 432
Views: 18243

Re: Emergency action: Bank of England

A different view point of the Truss problems,to which I partly agree. Good policy at the wrong time Good policy at the wrong time is simply bad policy. According to Truss her top 3 goals are growth, growth and growth. Given how difficult it is today to expand production, she might as well have said...

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by AeroVega
Tue Oct 04, 2022 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is NFL getting more popular in Europe?
Replies: 78
Views: 3716

Re: Is NFL getting more popular in Europe?

TriJets wrote:
(American) football is a real man's sport.

Meh, if you play it yourself, sure. If you are only watching it, not so much.

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by AeroVega
Fri Sep 23, 2022 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 10271
Views: 763838

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

https://mobile.twitter.com/nexta_tv/status/1573058637383471104 I don't know whether to laugh or cry at this. The Russian Orthodox church has pretty much lost all credibility at this point. "Go bravely to fulfill your military duty.And remember that if you die for your country, you will be with...

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by AeroVega
Sun Sep 11, 2022 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 10271
Views: 763838

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

The last reactor at Zaporizhzhia has shut down. https://www.npr.org/2022/09/11/1122245406/ukraine-zaporizhzhia-nuclear-plant-reactor-stopped This is probably a good thing; if the Russians see that they are about to be ejected from the Zaporizhzhia site, they very likely would want to destroy the NP...

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by AeroVega
Sat Sep 10, 2022 7:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Liz Truss new UK PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7240

Re: Liz Truss new UK PM

apodino wrote:
I do know one thing. Truss is trying to act like the second coming of Margaret Thatcher. I do not believe that is what the UK needs right now.

The UK perhaps not, but the Western world does need a second Margaret Thatcher right now.

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by AeroVega
Wed Aug 31, 2022 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mikhail Gorbachev has passed away
Replies: 19
Views: 1541

Re: Mikhail Gorbachev has passed away

RIP to a man with his heart in the right place, and an icon of sorts to 90's metalheads.

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by AeroVega
Sun Aug 28, 2022 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4649

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

The OP seems to be confused about the difference between a prostitution offense and a sex crime offense (rape, etc) where you're on the sex offender registry. Depending on where you are, a prostitution arrest is the same thing as a sex offense. Even if found not guilty the arrest will follow him fo...

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by AeroVega
Sun Aug 28, 2022 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon
Replies: 87
Views: 4649

Re: Guy (34) arrested for prostitution while on Honeymoon

But one day a female co-worker comes to you and says "Hey I googled that guys name and found out we was arrested for being mixed up in sex trafficking he was trying to see a prostitute. Thats disgusting! I have to work next to him and it creeps me out I cannot work with him I have zero respect...

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by AeroVega
Sun Aug 28, 2022 6:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans
Replies: 27
Views: 1626

Re: Plano, TX Woman Arrested for Assaulting Indian-Americans

NIKV69 wrote:
bennett123 wrote:
Wonder what excuse her lawyers will come up with.

Best thing is to apologize and plead no contest.

Could she invoke the first amendment for the things she said?

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by AeroVega
Thu Aug 25, 2022 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 10271
Views: 763838

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Those are the new things I can think of because I am under the impression that all sanctions are already in place and so far, have not prevented the Russians from continuing their offensive or even withdrawing unless we say sanctions are the reason why the march on Kyiv failed? Questions, nothing m...

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by AeroVega
Wed Aug 24, 2022 8:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

For example, which is more apology-worthy: a politician masturbating in their own home, or a politician masturbating in their own home and then putting photos of it on the internet? That analogy would be closer if you had said a politician letting himself be photographed masturbating at a party at ...

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by AeroVega
Wed Aug 24, 2022 5:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

IADCA wrote:
For me the inappropriate part was that it was photographed, which appears to be what Marin actually apologized for.

I see. That's pretty weak, though. If you think a photograph doesn't show anything wrong, then why apologize for it?

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by AeroVega
Wed Aug 24, 2022 5:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

Even accepting that it was - I haven't even looked at the photos, so I genuinely don't know - what is the objection here? Adults who aren't the PM engaging in low-grade consensual sexual acts at an official residence of the PM, or being photographed doing it? For me it is both. Marin and one of the...

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by AeroVega
Wed Aug 24, 2022 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

ReverseFlow wrote:
Have you actually been to a sauna in Finland?

Yes, plenty of times. And it has always been a completely a-sexual affair. Not comparable to what happened at Kesäranta at all.

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by AeroVega
Wed Aug 24, 2022 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

Oh how terrible. Downing Street you say? Under the current but departing sleazeball it was sleaze of the important kind, ground zero. Large scale lockdown lawbreaking, illegal donations for gaudy, hugely expensive decorations. Tip of the iceberg knowing Johnson. Totally different situation. Nobody ...

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by AeroVega
Wed Aug 24, 2022 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

It looks like there is a definite media campaign to get her one way or the other: https://www.news.com.au/technology/online/finlands-party-pm-sanna-marin-apologises-for-inappropriate-pic-of-two-topless-women-kissing-at-her-official-residence/news-story/ffc02f9978cb16565726c1f5fdac7ab5 From the link...

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by AeroVega
Wed Aug 24, 2022 5:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

It looks like there is a definite media campaign to get her one way or the other: https://www.news.com.au/technology/online/finlands-party-pm-sanna-marin-apologises-for-inappropriate-pic-of-two-topless-women-kissing-at-her-official-residence/news-story/ffc02f9978cb16565726c1f5fdac7ab5 From the link...

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by AeroVega
Tue Aug 23, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France/KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 472
Views: 125693

Re: Air France/KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2022

KLM announced in 2021 that it will renew the cabin of its 737-800 fleet: https://news.klm.com/klm-renews-entire-cabin-interior-of-14-boeing-737-800s/ Does anyone know what the current progress is of this cabin renewal? Also does anyone know which aircraft (by registration) will receive this update?...

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by AeroVega
Tue Aug 23, 2022 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

To all would be political figures and world leaders. Hence forth, there shall be no more dancing I think many political leaders regret being recorded dancing. It often leads to embarrassing videos that live forever on the Internet. Marin herself has said that she regrets her dancing video having be...

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by AeroVega
Tue Aug 23, 2022 6:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 10271
Views: 763838

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

We are now in day 181 of this war: Besides destruction, what has Russia accomplished in six weeks? In no way should a powerful country have taken six months to conquer what Ukraine *used* to be. Instead there is now a nation forged to survive. What has Russia accomplished? 1. Occupied a significant...

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by AeroVega
Sun Aug 21, 2022 3:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

Let me put the discussion in the right order because your continuous top posting is just confusing. I don't know if normal people cheat, if cheating is normal. Because that dude who was kissing her neck wasn't her husband. Definitely not how a prime minister of any country should be acting. A prime ...

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by AeroVega
Sun Aug 21, 2022 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

And what is the problem, exactly? Why not, exactly? Come on, I am curious. Because she is the face of a nation. You were asking why the Finnish prime minister is not a 'normal' person. You got your answer. BTW. Try to put your questions below the statement you are responding to. It is very confusin...

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by AeroVega
Sun Aug 21, 2022 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Cessnas Collide At KWVI, 3 Believed Dead
Replies: 48
Views: 30599

Re: 2 Cessnas Collide At KWVI, 3 Believed Dead

I would be curious to see the toxicology reports from the PIC of the 340. I mean, his flying was pretty questionable for that approach. Then again, could there have been a medical issue perhaps? Listening to the audio I had a feeling the pilot of the 340 was slurring his words a bit. Definitely did...

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by AeroVega
Sun Aug 21, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 110
Views: 6745

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

M564038 wrote:
Why not, exactly? Come on, I am curious.

Because she is the face of a nation.

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by AeroVega
Fri Aug 12, 2022 6:26 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Moderation Needs To Be Looser In Non-Aviation
Replies: 83
Views: 5069

Re: Moderation Needs To Be Looser In Non-Aviation

Why on earth would someone even bother participating in non-aviation discussions on an aviation website like this one? I'm sure there are plenty of other sites/platforms for that. :confused: I think this is a perfect example of a comment that take takes a thread off-topic. The topic of this thread ...

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by AeroVega
Fri Aug 12, 2022 8:08 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Moderation Needs To Be Looser In Non-Aviation
Replies: 83
Views: 5069

Re: Moderation Needs To Be Looser In Non-Aviation

Why on earth would someone even bother participating in non-aviation discussions on an aviation website like this one? I'm sure there are plenty of other sites/platforms for that. :confused: I think this is a perfect example of a comment that take takes a thread off-topic. The topic of this thread ...

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by AeroVega
Fri Aug 12, 2022 6:09 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: General discussion threads vs dedicated new topic thread
Replies: 21
Views: 3881

Re: General discussion threads vs dedicated new topic thread

Back to the topic at hand, I do not like the general threads either. Sometimes the whole first page of the civil aviation forum is nothing but general threads. I wish there was a way to mark a topic as "not interesting for me" so that I can hide general threads about airlines and regions I...

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by AeroVega
Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anger simmers for Dutch farmers who oppose pollution cuts
Replies: 66
Views: 3783

Re: Anger simmers for Dutch farmers who oppose pollution cuts

Kiwirob wrote:
It’s been the best grass since well before top dressing was invented, besides the growing conditions are perfect.

I am happy for you, but aren't we straying a bit too far off-topic?

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by AeroVega
Fri Jul 29, 2022 3:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anger simmers for Dutch farmers who oppose pollution cuts
Replies: 66
Views: 3783

Re: Anger simmers for Dutch farmers who oppose pollution cuts

If the farmers need subsidies and tarriffs to remain in business they shouldn’t be farming, I don’t it’s in the best interests of taxpayers to keep unsustainable industries afloat. That's for the taxpayers to decide. If they value food security over price then protecting local agriculture from coll...

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by AeroVega
Thu Jul 28, 2022 6:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dutch government to permanently further reduce AMS movement cap
Replies: 231
Views: 29518

Re: Dutch government to permanently further reduce AMS movement cap

If the Dutch people are okay with it I guess that's all that matters. Indeed. People who live in The Netherlands can see what those who don't live there cannot see. The country is full and something has got to give. It is only logical that economic activity aimed at people who live elsewhere (trans...

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by AeroVega
Wed Jul 27, 2022 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8963

Re: Time to dump Pride?

This whole idea of "trans women are actually men and should be treated as such" by the right is exactly why we need Pride now more than ever. Nothing to do with left or right. Be honest and answer the following question: Should men who are not trans women be allowed to compete in female c...

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by AeroVega
Wed Jul 27, 2022 5:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anger simmers for Dutch farmers who oppose pollution cuts
Replies: 66
Views: 3783

Re: Anger simmers for Dutch farmers who oppose pollution cuts

Ia it something unavoidable for scale-efficient agriculture to have negative impact on environment Yes, that's unavoidable. But where in other countries dilution can be the answer to the pollution, it cannot be in The Netherlands. The country is one of the smallest countries in the world and filled...

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by AeroVega
Mon Jul 25, 2022 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Investigation gone quiet on AA300 incident
Replies: 246
Views: 66614

Re: Investigation gone quiet on AA300 incident

It's not that much of a mystery. On Jul 23rd 2022 the NTSB released their final report concluding the probable cause of the accident was: The captain’s excessive left rudder pedal input during the takeoff ground roll, which caused a large heading deviation and a left roll upon rotation that resulte...

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by AeroVega
Mon Jul 25, 2022 6:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Investigation gone quiet on AA300 incident
Replies: 246
Views: 66614

Re: Investigation gone quiet on AA300 incident

Noshow wrote:
Wouldn't the flight data recorder show exactly what the pilots did and how the rudders deflected? What is so hard to find out about this incident? It would sound to be highly unlikely that an aircraft would bank uncommanded to 45 degrees.

Read the NTSB report and find out

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by AeroVega
Sun Jul 24, 2022 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Investigation gone quiet on AA300 incident
Replies: 246
Views: 66614

Re: Investigation gone quiet on AA300 incident

Wow. The CVR transcript makes you wonder what this particular pilot was doing flying an Airbus plane in the first place. 20:43:25.5 HOT-1 # hate flyin' this thing with any kinda crosswind. 20:46:18.1 INT-1 yeah well, you know what? we, we, we're just having a conversation about that. # Airbus man. t...

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by AeroVega
Sat Jul 23, 2022 1:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus reshapes A350 cabin to better accommodate 10 abreast
Replies: 313
Views: 63674

Re: Airbus reshapes A350 cabin to better accommodate 10 abreast

Confort is very relative. Yes, if you are a quarterback you may feel squeezed at 10 abreast in a A350, but the vast majority of Y travelers will do fine with a big screen PTV, a nice cabin ambiance highlighting an impression of space, one or two good meals and enough clean lavatory onboard. Especia...

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by AeroVega
Sat Jul 23, 2022 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus reshapes A350 cabin to better accommodate 10 abreast
Replies: 313
Views: 63674

Re: Airbus reshapes A350 cabin to better accommodate 10 abreast

Maybe it's time for factual cabin widths on various 10ab planes: 777X: 596 cm - 234.7 in A350 with similar wall trimming like 777X: 571 cm - 224.8 in Is it possible for Boeing to put 11ab in the 777X? If not, wouldn't that mean that the A350 has a potential fuel efficiency advantage over the 777X g...

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by AeroVega
Thu Jul 21, 2022 12:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 346
Views: 18289

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

The end game was always about a trade deal not a WA. For Boris Johnson, not for the EU. What you have made clear is that for Boris Johnson, a trade deal with the EU was more important than preventing a customs border in the Irish sea. For the EU, preventing a customs border in Ireland was more impo...

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by AeroVega
Thu Jul 21, 2022 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 346
Views: 18289

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

The end game was always about a trade deal not a WA. For Boris Johnson, not for the EU. What you have made clear is that for Boris Johnson, a trade deal with the EU was more important than preventing a customs border in the Irish sea. For the EU, preventing a customs border in Ireland was more impo...

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by AeroVega
Wed Jul 20, 2022 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 346
Views: 18289

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

The very fact everyone is forgetting that the WA is really only about the technicality of the financial aspect of withdrawing from the EU and that’s all it ever should have been. The division of liabilities and assets. The EU exploited its use to include an element’s which ordinarily would have bee...

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by AeroVega
Tue Jul 19, 2022 1:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 346
Views: 18289

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

Parliament ratified the Agreement under its statutory obligations, just like they did with Theresa May when it was presented and was rejected. So why didn't the Tory Parliament reject it? Why aim your anger specifically at the Parliament that passed the Benn act (which only pushed the Brexit date f...

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by AeroVega
Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 346
Views: 18289

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

But according to Statista between July 2019 to October 2019 Leave without a deal was running between 32 and 37% Revoke the UK’s notice of withdrawal and remain in EU was running between 19 and 25% Hold a second in-out referendum was running between 16 and 20% Seek an extension to negotiations to tr...

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by AeroVega
Tue Jul 19, 2022 7:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 346
Views: 18289

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

The UK the rebel parliamentarians work against UK interests instead put the EU interest first…..Bloody treasonous According to https://www.businessinsider.com/brexit-poll-majority-brits-disagree-boris-johnson-eu-trade-deal-2020-10?r=US&IR=T Nearly two-thirds of Brits believe leaving the Brexit ...

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by AeroVega
Sun Jul 17, 2022 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Time to dump Pride?
Replies: 136
Views: 8963

Re: Time to dump Pride?

seb146 wrote:
Braybuddy wrote:
seb146 wrote:
It's almost as if we want people to be left alone to live as they want without big government telling us consenting adults how to live our best lives.

In what way is government telling you how to live your best life? Can you give a few examples?

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by AeroVega
Sun Jul 17, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 346
Views: 18289

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

That agreement was done prior to the GE of 2019 which was agreed to by the pro remain Parliament so he had no choice in the matter There was no such thing as a pro-remain Parliament. A pro-remain Parliament would have voted to withdraw Article 50, yet a motion to that effect was roundly defeated by...

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by AeroVega
Sat Jul 16, 2022 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 346
Views: 18289

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

Did he not try to run the clock down so he would not be forced into a bad agreement, and did the pro remain Parliament pass a bill which stated the government could not leave without a deal? So, tell me what were Johnson’s choices at that point? Resign or keep on running the clock down. But he didn...

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by AeroVega
Sat Jul 16, 2022 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?
Replies: 346
Views: 18289

Re: Boris Johnson done as Prime Minister?

Did he not try to run the clock down so he would not be forced into a bad agreement, and did the pro remain Parliament pass a bill which stated the government could not leave without a deal? So, tell me what were Johnson’s choices at that point? Resign or keep on running the clock down. But he didn...

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by AeroVega
Fri Jul 15, 2022 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms
Replies: 67
Views: 4389

Re: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms

Not if Trump is the candidate. You'll get out the same big group of "occasional voters" that turned out in 2020, just to keep him out. But these occasional voters might be disappointed by Biden‘s performance and I am not sure they will vote again. If they are clever enough they will under...

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by AeroVega
Fri Jul 15, 2022 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms
Replies: 67
Views: 4389

Re: Trump deciding to announce 2024 run before or after midterms

And that the Democrats will find a fresh new candidate. Biden needs to quit his games and announce that he's not running for another term so the party can start the shakeout of possible candidates. He'll be too old and everyone knows it but him. The Democratic candidate will lose no matter who it i...

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