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by L410Turbolet
Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2772
Views: 136238

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

No need for Hitler. Letting Napoleon wannabe Macron blabber about his dellusions of "federal" EU is sufficient enough. What's so bad about it? Because Macron's ideas are just same ol' gaullist, etatist crap and dellusions of French grandeur... this time projected onto the whole EU which i...

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by L410Turbolet
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2772
Views: 136238

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

His pseudo "Churchill" suffers from an obvious lack of a real Hitler there (his absurd denigrations of the EU are no viable substitute because they crumble at the slightest contact with reality). No need for Hitler. Letting Napoleon wannabe Macron blabber about his dellusions of "fed...

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by L410Turbolet
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Europe/Scandanavia trip suggestions
Replies: 23
Views: 1334

Re: Europe/Scandanavia trip suggestions

I realize that it’s after busy season which is fine as I like to mingle with the locals if that makes sense. Mike It doesn't make sense with Prague. Locals do not live in Prague 1 (which is the historical center) anymore, it's pure tourist ghetto... I don't mean to discourage you, but please keep a...

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by L410Turbolet
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bob Crandall Thinks Rich People Should Pay More Taxes
Replies: 15
Views: 705

Re: Bob Crandall Thinks Rich People Should Pay More Taxes

Aaron747 wrote:
Many of the 0.01% agree with him - particularly those with a conscience.


What's stopping them allocating/pooling more funds to truly charitable causes immediately? No need to wait for the law to change.

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by L410Turbolet
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds
Replies: 66
Views: 6137

Re: DOT Rules Airlines Can’t Ban Pit Bulls and Other Service Animal Breeds

So why is this such a HUGE problem in the USA, but not in Europe? Pet owners being totally ignorant and selfish towards the needs of their animals and inconsiderate or even militant towards those who don't think loving animals equals owning them is a problem on both sides of the Atlantic. It's just...

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by L410Turbolet
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Europe/Scandanavia trip suggestions
Replies: 23
Views: 1334

Re: Europe/Scandanavia trip suggestions

Barcelona doesn't want tourists, why spend money somewhere you are not welcome?

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by L410Turbolet
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off
Replies: 84
Views: 20411

Re: S7 flight runs off end of runway, barely takes off

Well you know what they say in Russia, pay for the whole runway, use the whole runway Yeap, seems to me like a normal, old school, Russian take off... Who is not remembering the IL86 take-off from Phuket Airport in the '90s well after the piano keys... :duck: There is also this Il-76... https://you...

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by L410Turbolet
Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3471

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

Within the five year period, the refugee must work on getting skilled for the labor market, just like every native person. And he or she needs to work, just like any native person. Half of the refugees that came to the Netherlands in 2014 are from Syria. 10 percent of this group had paid work last ...

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by L410Turbolet
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: South Korea president Moon suggest winning the trade war with Japan by creating "peace economy" with North Korea
Replies: 14
Views: 1310

Re: South Korea president Moon suggest winning the trade war with Japan by creating "peace economy" with North Korea

According to Moon's interpretation, the current Japan superiority in economy over South Korea is because of its size. As such, he believe that Korea can win the war against Japan by cooperating with North Korea, as the size of this new Korean "peace economy" created by collaboration of bo...

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by L410Turbolet
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reagan's Daughter: Forgive my Dad for Racist Comments
Replies: 36
Views: 2207

Re: Reagan's Daughter: Forgive my Dad for Racist Comments

:checkmark: Reagan can rot in hell. Trump isn't an aberration, he's the natural result of the direction in which Reagan steered the GOP. When all is said and done and historians write about this era, they'll say Reagan was largely responsible for both the economic and moral destruction of this coun...

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by L410Turbolet
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3471

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

Unwilling to do what?

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by L410Turbolet
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3471

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

olle wrote:
When discussin violence in sweden from a usa or mr trump perspective it is important that number of homocide in usa is 4 times higher per million person.

Why do you drag the US or Trump into the discussion when all but one participating in this discussion are non-Americans?

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by L410Turbolet
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3471

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

And it would be inhumane to send someone back after 10 years or so, they too should be able to build a life for themselves, wouldn't you say. Terms like "humane" , "EUropean values" or "rule of law" thrown around by the pro- migrant left have ad hoc meaning and they ar...

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by L410Turbolet
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3471

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

Kiwirob wrote:
We have a duty to care for our own first

Shinzo Abe, 2015

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by L410Turbolet
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3471

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

Poland should accept immigrants to a point where the net migration flux to/from the EU is zero. They did accept tons of migrants from Ukraine, which happens to be in Europe (helping fellow Europeans). It's not their problem, that in today's EU narrative the only immigration that apparently counts i...

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by L410Turbolet
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3471

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

After the deal between the EU and Turkey in 18th March 2016 that number was cut by 90% so as you can understand the problem is more political than anything. Indeed it is political. Instead of resisting uncontrolled immigration itself, the EU signs a dirty deal with Erdogan while funding people traf...

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by L410Turbolet
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants
Replies: 95
Views: 3471

Re: EU plan to distribute refugees / migrants

olle wrote:
But it is a big step forward.


Towards what?

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by L410Turbolet
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 140
Views: 5974

Re: Sweet! Another mass shooting in El Paso

You left out L410Turbolet's home country that has lower murder rate than any of the countries you've mentioned and it is half compared to the UK or France. And this is a bit of a strange situation. With every shooting everybody and his brother is screaming for tight gun control. And yet the country...

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by L410Turbolet
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 140
Views: 5974

Re: Sweet! Another mass shooting in El Paso

It's a case of stubborn denial of cause and consequences. Hand out guns to everyone including psychos, don't be surprised to get mass shootings. Invite half of Africa and South Asia to Europe (thanks Angela), don't be surprised to get mass killings by all other available means. There are exceptions,...

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by L410Turbolet
Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2772
Views: 136238

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Dutchy wrote:
Why should the EU except that their border is a gaping cab in it?

EU's external borders in the south are a bad joke, it would be actually a consistent approach.

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by L410Turbolet
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2772
Views: 136238

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Dutchy wrote:
Johnson and Juncker to meet at the end of August at the G7 meeting in France. I guess meeting the EU officials isn't high on the priority list of mr Johnson.

What's the point of meeting Juncker anyway... other than exchange bunch of awkward jokes? He's irrelevant.

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by L410Turbolet
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 23197

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

Wow, real classy. Already in her life 'that autist Greta' has achieved more than any of us here ever will, despite the difficulties she has had to overcome. Her name will be written somewhere as part of human history. Will yours, mine? I doubt it. She convinced teenagers to skip school on Fridays. ...

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by L410Turbolet
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination
Replies: 68
Views: 3756

Re: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination

I can’t imagine many western toerists going to SA anytime soon, it probably has the worst image of any country on earth. You've got plenty of western fools going to North Korea, which lets their own people die by the millions from famine just to play with nukes. All Saudi Arabia needs to do is turn...

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by L410Turbolet
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM calls for people to fly less
Replies: 237
Views: 23197

Re: KLM calls for people to fly less

Awesome move by KLM! Good move on part of KLM, and hopefully a wake-up call for the rest of the industry: increasing frequency and volume at the expense of our environment comes with diminishing returns, as most low costs can tell you, and the costs of expanding the airline industry are very real f...

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by L410Turbolet
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination
Replies: 68
Views: 3756

Re: Saudi Arabia as Tourist Destination

What does KSA have on offer which may attract the average tourist? Nothing, absolutely nothing, is the answer. What does Qatar have on offer which may attract the average tourist? I don't see a reason why they couldn't replicate Dubai's polished-turd-marketing-schtick-masterpiece as well. Just buil...

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by L410Turbolet
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France to charge aviation tax
Replies: 125
Views: 11631

Re: France to charge aviation tax

Hopefully it will and hope fully they will price the Co2 emission fairly in the future. Thee tax would be meaningful if we would talk around 20 Euro for flights in France, 50 Euro for flights in Europe and 100+ Euros for everything else. Just wait till Germany commits economic suicide by electing a...

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by L410Turbolet
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workplace etiquette: nicknames
Replies: 62
Views: 3068

Re: Workplace etiquette: nicknames

It could be that you went to the same college as someone else in your cube area, and the person next to them wonders why you invited that person to an afterwork outing to watch your college team play football, but didn't invite them. Interesting, in my part of the world being able to figure out com...

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by L410Turbolet
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California has officially lost it...Muralgate
Replies: 47
Views: 2527

Re: California has officially lost it...Muralgate

Not even a Russian communist is good enough for the loony left?

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by L410Turbolet
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU after Brexit: What´s next?
Replies: 47
Views: 2927

Re: EU after Brexit: What´s next?

Aesma wrote:
Would UK citizens support defending Poland, when they explicitly voted Brexit in the hopes the Poles would be leaving their country ?

What does Brexit have to do with NATO?

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by L410Turbolet
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Workplace etiquette: nicknames
Replies: 62
Views: 3068

Re: Workplace etiquette: nicknames

Just don't talk to co-workers. Period. :duck: This. 1000% All talk in my OR is all about the patient and nothing else. No jokes of any kind. No nicknames. Do not talk to any female alone, don’t talk about anything extra curricular and don’t compliment or praise or criticize. Absolutely no mentoring...

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by L410Turbolet
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Massive price discrepancy between US and DL- why?
Replies: 7
Views: 1001

Re: Massive price discrepancy between US and DL- why?

The last thing you want to experience is connecting at CDG.

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by L410Turbolet
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission
Replies: 21
Views: 1584

Re: Germany's Ursula von der Leyen to Head EU Commission

noviorbis77 wrote:
Thank god we are leaving.

To end up with commie Corbyn as the PM?

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by L410Turbolet
Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One global currency?
Replies: 28
Views: 1434

Re: One global currency?

einsteinboricua wrote:
L410Turbolet wrote:
There should be an opt-out from Euro available for everyone.

That defeats the purpose of integration in the first place.


Is the purpose of integration stubborn enforcement of one-size-fits-all policies despite being an obvious failure?

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by L410Turbolet
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One global currency?
Replies: 28
Views: 1434

Re: One global currency?

There should be an opt-out from Euro available for everyone.

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by L410Turbolet
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ideas / input for bringing an elderly parent from Europe to live in the US
Replies: 13
Views: 698

Re: Ideas / input for bringing an elderly parent from Europe to live in the US

Max Q wrote:
My thinking was to get him away from the site of his recent loss and give him a different perspective

This will most likely cause even more harm. Old people tend to not appreciate having their life and things they are used to all turned upside down.

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by L410Turbolet
Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

Nobody likes Manfred Weber, not even the Germans. Please remind us about Micron's approval ratings. Enough to be president for 8 more years. That's not the point of the discussion, is it? Macron has been defeated by Le Pen, had to capitulate in front of the Yellow Jackets, is unpopular even at home...

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by L410Turbolet
Thu May 30, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

Aesma wrote:
Nobody likes Manfred Weber, not even the Germans.

Please remind us about Micron's approval ratings.

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by L410Turbolet
Sun May 26, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

The internal market, on the other hand, is safe, unless the EU just blows up or expels countries. EU's internal market as a concept is under frontal attack from those who pretend to be the "pro-EU" yet their true illiberal agenda is bare naked protectionism, dirigism and centralism. You c...

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by L410Turbolet
Sun May 26, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

The internal market, on the other hand, is safe, unless the EU just blows up or expels countries. EU's internal market as a concept is under frontal attack from those who pretend to be the "pro-EU" yet their true illiberal agenda is bare naked protectionism, dirigism and centralism. You c...

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by L410Turbolet
Sun May 26, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

Vacuum cleaners are part of the common market, so you are not in favor of the common market. There was no common market pre-2014 when the EU decided the people are too dumb to decide for themselves what kind of vacuum cleaner they need and produced yet another ridiculous piece of legislation? The q...

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by L410Turbolet
Sun May 26, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

Then the EU must say at which date the EU elections are going to be held, not given the individual countries a choice. And then the EU must impose laws regarding these elections to supersede laws in the countries. Unlike legislating what vacuum cleaner people may or may not buy, this would be actua...

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by L410Turbolet
Sat May 25, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

Because the elections are under way? When do you suggest politicians are campaigning then? Outside election season perhaps? Trying to be funny or just obtuse? Since these are (allegedly) EU-wide elections, all campaigning should cease the very moment polling stations open in the first EU member sta...

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by L410Turbolet
Sat May 25, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

Because the elections are under way?

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by L410Turbolet
Sat May 25, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

Serious question, how is this exit poll legal? There aren't any in the UK in order to avoid influencing Sunday's elections in other EU countries. I came here to ask the same thing as it is a top headline on CNN. It is easily construed as a means to sway elections, project winners and keep people fr...

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by L410Turbolet
Sat May 25, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans attend rally to carve out new Christian state:
Replies: 24
Views: 5665

Re: Republicans attend rally to carve out new Christian state:

BN747 wrote:
a future Muslim State within the US.

In addition to Minnesota and Michigan?

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by L410Turbolet
Fri May 24, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP defies Trump and joins with Democrats on measure to block president from abandoning NATO
Replies: 115
Views: 7446

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

One odd effect of the Trump era is that Democrats now absolutely love the military industrial complex just because they want to oppose Trump. The other, even more remarkable one, is Trump's Republicans now passionately playing Russia's useful idiots... a role once exclusively reserved for the Corby...

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by L410Turbolet
Thu May 23, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

what have we seen in return for the 3million plus EURO's we all paid mr. Nigel Farage for being a member of the EU parliament in the past 20 years? Farage is a loudmouthed clown... however, as long as there is Martina Anderson (and the rest of the GUE/NGL) on EP's payroll we have to put up with Far...

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by L410Turbolet
Thu May 23, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

what have we seen in return for the 3million plus EURO's we all paid mr. Nigel Farage for being a member of the EU parliament in the past 20 years? Farage is a loudmouthed clown... however, as long as there is Martina Anderson (and the rest of the GUE/NGL) on EP's payroll we have to put up with Far...

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by L410Turbolet
Thu May 23, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU elections
Replies: 363
Views: 18640

Re: EU elections

Dutchy wrote:
[So about 250 Members of Parliament will be wasted there because they don't want to accomplish anything there,

"Wasted" because they don't want to accomplish anything from left wing agenda? Well color me surprised... :roll:

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