The French have no right to be. French support to previous Australian defense programs was abysmal; multiple Australian governments had publicly cajoled the French into action, but its taken decades and millions of dollars for mature helo programs like Tiger to get to FOC, and there were plenty of ...Jump to post
I think this thread is going to be locked soon. My last comment: I think that many here are blinded by their hatred for Trump and THEREFORE condone the action of Milley. Had Milley done his deed last week under Biden, I bet that we would have had a completely different discussion. It's not hatred. ...Jump to post
At the end of the day the moderate democrats still supported Newsom. If they stepped up and supported Faulconer who fits the bill for the fair taxation and the other things you listed above. Elder never would have that type of lead. It's clear even the moderate republicans or democrats are not want...Jump to post
End Of Sale is also common.Jump to post
You're fortunate many in the GOP (and not just the voters) aren't that smart or they would control all branches of government and most states indefinitely.Jump to post
To me the simple fact they mention "450 islands" means this isn't a serious project. How many of these islands are inhabited ? I'm sure some of them are even protected and you aren't allowed to step a foot on them.Jump to post
DIRECTFLT wrote:Aaron747 wrote:There are some absolute nutcases backing Elder. Who let the dogs out on this evangelical?
https://twitter.com/ronfilipkowski/stat ... 58083?s=21
Their are nut cases that back Newsom. What's you Point???
How are they unsustainable? The planet is 75%+ water surface. We use Energy in all aspects of our daily lives, and Energy sources are renewable. We train great minds for solutions, and this is a problem that has solutions that are sustainable. The proof is in the pudding. Currently US farmers are n...Jump to post
What they mean by racing room is "allowing the other to overtake because he's side by side or in front". Otherwise there is a racing line and the car in front is entitled to it. There is room for interpretation depending on the corner, but in chicanes, not really, because they're narrow, t...Jump to post
I think it was the kerb rather than either of the drivers what caused this. Watching the replays, you can see Max try to get the car to move over to his left and avoid Lewis then as soon as he hits the kerb it pushes him into and eventually over Lewis. Should he have backed off and avoided going of...Jump to post
Being on a competitor aircraft is not an issue for engine manufacturers, on the contrary, that way whatever happens they get a piece of the pie. However since the avowed goal of China and Russia is to produce their own state of the art engine for this plane, helping them have a successful frame migh...Jump to post
Yeah why aren't you the one buying him out ? You don't want to do it alone ?
Doing what you need to escape bad relationships is a good thing is all I can say.
Also, would you sign something along the lines that you will not start another similar company ?
I had made a reply with nice pictures of him, all aviation related to boot, but I see it has been deleted.
The national homage yesterday at the Invalides was great, with Ennio Morricone's music played by the military band.
So again, flipping the page and getting back to bodily autonomy, which is both a moral and legal concern: if someone is the only match for organ donation, should the state be able to force them to give up a part of their body because they are the only one who can save a life? No reasonable person w...Jump to post
These are just some moral arguments, I am not getting into religious or legal arguments. Do these moral people having moral arguments actually care about anybody but themselves, though ? Do they support laws that help people ? Do they oppose foreign wars that kill millions of people ? Do they care ...Jump to post
I guess I am wondering if people here that are against abortion would be in favor of having free birth control available to "of age" women here in the USA. It would certainly help with the issue and, as I understand it, the only reason why one wouldn't want that would be religious which h...Jump to post
I think it is disingenuous to say the right wants to control a women's right to control their body. The vast majority (not the fringe minority) consider the fetus to be a life, so its not about the women's right to choose, rather protecting an unborn life. Do you show the same concern for other liv...Jump to post
About eliminating the virus, I know it is considered impossible now, but why exactly ? Is there a study in a 90% vaccinated population or something like that showing the virus stays in one person then another etc. ? What about herd immunity, that first idea that everyone will get the virus then be d...Jump to post
The issue with Abortion is many people on both the left and the right believe, as I do, that because Abortion takes the life of an unborn child, it always results in the death of a human being and that Unborn child should have the right to life. Many would argue its not a person until birth. I disa...Jump to post
Planned parenthood, as the name suggests, helps having planned children. Educating girls and boys, yes, about contraception, something often badly done by parents or schools. Ideally there should never be an unplanned pregnancy to abort, yet here we are. What is the GOP doing about unplanned pregnan...Jump to post
Yes, that's done in India. Water needs to be released by dams anyway otherwise you kill everything in the rivers. What would be helpful (but difficult) would be to divert water from the north to Cali. Alternatively, reduce agriculture in Cali and develop it more in the north. That's climate change f...Jump to post
The GDP of California is $2.72 trillion, highest in the nation, same as my country, France, but with 30 million less people to get there. Horrible economy indeed.Jump to post
Harris was a senator from California as well as being the Secretary Of State for California. She is known around the state. IIRC, she is well liked in California still. This is a yuge nothingburger the right wants to blow out of proportion. As they do with anything they can. I think it will be a ve...Jump to post
Too bad they're not in the same car. We know Lewis is very good in quali, and Verstappen is good too, so did 38/1000th of a second between them come from the car or from the drivers ? Looking at the race you could think the Mercedes is significantly slower, but that would mean Lewis is better...Jump to post
A violin can be worth 10 million dollars. If this rule would not be in place there would be absolutely no possibility for orchestras to travel in any way because putting 10 million dollar item into cargo hold is clearly out of the question as is sending it with UPS or FEDEX. It will get stolen. The...Jump to post
Former French legionnaire, oh boy !Jump to post
Not everyone commenting here is even a US citizen, ever heard of empathy ? You're not a woman I gather, why are you commenting on the subject ?
Also this strategy will be followed in every state if it's allowed, just like voting suppression laws have been proposed or passed en masse recently.
the accident pilot had about 130 hours on type, and had been an instructor for 50 hours. So only 80 hours to become an instructor. Crazy, but if you wait for enough instructors to get "sufficient" F-35 flying time, then you'll need to buy a lot more F-15EX because you will not have suffic...Jump to post
Maybe the next station should be the mid point between the earth and the moon? Or would the orbital mechanics make that station moot? bt The further away from LEO you go the more space radiation you would get, so this would not be the healthiest option. I see a module of the Lunar gateway (the Euro...Jump to post
Kabul fell just like Paris did in 1940. Once you think you've lost and your leaders think so too, then it's over. The Russians and German's didn't follow this philosophy. Even the South Vietnamese Army fought like hell until the end. Around 60,000 French soldiers were killed between May and June. T...Jump to post
I find it funny there is a FAR about that.
I once travelled with a large glass lamp someone had gifted me who doesn't really fly and didn't think of the hassle it would be, and I was on a CRJ (Britair)... Fortunately the F/A nicely put it into a closet at the front of the aircraft.
I work for a very large multinational company still mostly in the hands of the family that created it. The CEO/chairman is a son of the founder, and will soon be replaced by a son or nephew. In that particular case I think it has worked quite well so far. Maybe not for the investors, maybe some move...Jump to post
I was watching another youtube video, about an F35 crash in Florida. The report mentioned something that surprised the youtuber, a former French Navy pilot (on Super Etendard and Rafale M) : the accident pilot had about 130 hours on type, and had been an instructor for 50 hours. So only 80 hours to ...Jump to post
Stroll was a Euro F3 champion, like Esteban Ocon, Lando Norris and Mick Schumacher. However these 3 had to go on to win/be competitive in another championship before getting an F1 seat. Pay drivers of the past were gentlemen drivers who got a seat in slow cars, often not even qualifying for the race...Jump to post
Actually it's money being spent to study how it could be done. I would think NASA (and SpaceX, and Blue Origin) are also doing this (or have already done it).Jump to post
I am not a constitutional expert (and not a US citizen) but this sets an horrible precedent, and I'm not even talking about abortion : putting the law in citizens' hands, with a reward directly paid by the "offender" to the "good citizen" opens a can of worms that would lead to a...Jump to post
Is Japan really a democracy when the same party is in power since the first elections, aside from a few brief interruptions ? Just saying. We only have to look at the former USSR to see that transitioning to democracy, even for people used to "modern life", not goat herders living in mud h...Jump to post