Search found 2955 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 60
by alfa164
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netanyahu projected to lose election
Replies: 17
Views: 674

Re: Netanyahu projected to lose election

Israeli politics are about to get very interesting! Netanyahu was desperate to win - and would promise anything - so he might get a Parliamentary majority, then quickly pass laws protecting himself from the corruption charges pending against him. The voters apparently saw through this, and the oppos...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil Fields Attack
Replies: 61
Views: 2485

Re: Oil Fields Attack

KSA is only 11% of US oil - their production would continue whether or not their government is embarrassed. Either way the victims’ families should not be secondary to one market index price. AG Barr agreed to release the name of one official only to families’ legal counsel but several hundred othe...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 192
Views: 12732

Re: Unrest in Moscow

The elections are rigged because there is no free press, no free justice, no free elections, simple as that. The voters can hardly raise their voices if there is no freedom. So either you are blinding yourself if you believe your nonsense or you are willingly spread lies like that, so what is it? E...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 192
Views: 12732

Re: Unrest in Moscow

Dutchy You try but buy You can't win this argument. For every fact speaking against holy Russian government will be twisted and discredited using half truths, allegations and absurd accusations. Pattern is always the same. For western observer it is obvious that crackdown on opposition intensifies,...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NC GOP override budget veto with surprise vote on 9/11
Replies: 36
Views: 1397

Re: NC GOP override budget veto with surprise vote on 9/11

N1611B wrote:
The facts aren't up for debate.


Neither was the budget, apparently. because the N.C. G.O.P. moved to underhandedly hold a vote after claiming they wouldn't do so.

:roll:

Jump to post
by alfa164
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 192
Views: 12732

Re: Unrest in Moscow

Could go both ways, that harder the oppression the harder the Putin regime fights back, see Hong Kong I am afraid you are right; Putin's goon seem to be carrying out revenge raids after the strong showing by opposition. I wouldn' t want to be on his "hit list" this week. https://www.thegu...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump fires Bolton as National Security Advisor
Replies: 48
Views: 1693

Re: Trump fires Bolton as National Security Advisor

Are they still arguing on social media about who broke up with whom? Maybe if one of them had not announced a cancelled secret meeting with terrorists on American soil the week of the worst terror attack in American history..... Maybe Trump invited the Taliban to "celebrate 9/11". He seem...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".
Replies: 49
Views: 1911

Re: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".

It's about time for the OP to slink away... with his tail between his legs...

:roll:

... which is probably the only tail he is familiar with...

;)

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 192
Views: 12732

Re: Unrest in Moscow

Despite all the euphoria of seeing a semblance of opposition holding about 40% of the seats in Moscow, Putin's loyalists still won a majority ("won" in a sense that no real opposition was allowed to run against most of them) after posing as "independents" and shedding their Unite...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump fires Bolton as National Security Advisor
Replies: 48
Views: 1693

Re: Trump fires Bolton as National Security Advisor

So the question now is what truly happened? Did Trump say "you're fired" and Bolton say "you can't fire me because I quit"? Or did Bolton say "I quit" and Trump replied "you can't quit because you're fired"? I would tend to believe Bolton's version. He is a w...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mugabe dead at 95
Replies: 31
Views: 1681

Re: Robert Mugabe dead at 95

Two words - Victoria Falls. This alone (at the right time of the year) is enough to make the trip worth it. That said, you can see it from Zambia for half the price. There's also the thrill of bungee jumping over the crocodile infested Zambezi river. I'm told it's an experience to die for. Zambia i...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".
Replies: 49
Views: 1911

Re: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".

I didn’t hear that Sarah Palin was getting a divorce. I’m surprised by that actually. That said, given the utter hypocrisy of all Trump voters, and you aren’t here in MN District 5, knock yourself out with faux rage. Here in her district she will easily be re-elected. A potted plant would get elect...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump fires Bolton as National Security Advisor
Replies: 48
Views: 1693

Trump fires Bolton as National Security Advisor

It happened sooner than I thought it would: “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, and therefore I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 192
Views: 12732

Re: Unrest in Moscow

I don't understand how anyone can "agree with Putin's position" and then say they don't agree with "the lack of a competent opposition".

Putin's position is, after all, to crush any competent opposition and to prevent them from running for - much less winning - public office.

Jump to post
by alfa164
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".
Replies: 49
Views: 1911

Re: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".

Well at least nobody is having sex with little boys.... unlike some of our past Republican Congressmen...

:roll:

Jump to post
by alfa164
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sharpie-gate
Replies: 58
Views: 3039

Re: Sharpie-gate

But wait! It gets worse."The Secretary of Commerce threatened to fire top employees at NOAA on Friday after the agency’s Birmingham office contradicted President Trump’s claim that Hurricane Dorian might hit Alabama, according to three people familiar with the discussion. That threat led to an...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 192
Views: 12732

Re: Unrest in Moscow

Funny how all the claims of "free elections" don't hold up to the evidence. That's evident for many reasons. There are quite embarrising clips online where the faude is evident. And in this case the opposition isn't even on the ballot. So institutional fraude. Well... it's done. Even afte...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL
Replies: 316
Views: 54974

Re: DL closing NRT. Suspends NRT-SIN, Announces ICN-MNL

Kind of curious to see how ICN - MNL does and if it does well, could we see DL metal on other Asian routes out of ICN. Surely not, and even if there was the resemblance of a business case, I'm not sure that would be permitted by the regulatory authorities. My guess is that DL is already pushing it ...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump cancels secret meeting with Taliban leaders, Afghan president after attack
Replies: 21
Views: 1268

Re: Taliban not coming to Camp David anymore. Sad!

When I saw the topic: "Taliban not coming to Camp David anymore"... I thought Mike Pence had been banned from the presidential retreat...

;)

Jump to post
by alfa164
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vendor-specific laptop features
Replies: 4
Views: 580

Re: Vendor-specific laptop features

I am a fan of the Samsung Series 9 laptops - their equivalent of the MacBook Air - and have three of them. I have never seen anything that includes a direct link to any other Samsung equipment.

Maybe that is because I don't use a Samsung phone - or maybe it simply isn't there.

Jump to post
by alfa164
Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unrest in Moscow
Replies: 192
Views: 12732

Re: Unrest in Moscow

This is just hilarious, who are they fooling with this one? The "indipendent" candidates are still all Putin loyalist, the whole reason this unrest began: no opposition candidates allowed. Interesting that the pro-Putin candidates must run as "independents", because Putin's Unit...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA kicks passenger off airplane after he has allergic reaction to "emotional support" pet
Replies: 109
Views: 9808

Re: AA kicks passenger off airplane after he has allergic reaction to "emotional support" pet

The ADA laws are what they are. If you disagree with them and you are in the United States, you have two senators and a House member you can petition for changes. Also, "seeing eye dog" is a trademarked term specific to a certain type of animal for the blind. There are other disabilities ...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mugabe dead at 95
Replies: 31
Views: 1681

Re: Robert Mugabe dead at 95

Mugabe is a great example of how power corrupts. It got worse as he aged and he just wants to stay in charge. Sadly, Zimbabwe would take decades to recover. From one of the breadbasket of Africa to a Basket Case. That, unfortunately, seems to be the common outcome of these self-styled "revolut...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA kicks passenger off airplane after he has allergic reaction to "emotional support" pet
Replies: 109
Views: 9808

Re: AA kicks passenger off airplane after he has allergic reaction to "emotional support" pet

My view on the topic is if/when there will be backlash for the doctors issuing these letters. If there were more scrutiny involved in physicians' "prescriptions", it would become far more difficult for scammers to avoid fees. :checkmark: In line with that, the rules should clearly state t...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

As I said: Do nothing. And please keep doing exactly that. Things will change and there is nothing you can do about that. But talk is cheap, so we will work hard to enact the change the nation wants and is moving toward. Gun ownership will still be the rule of the land, and I would not want that to...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

The object of the game is to back up your claims. How do I associate with criminals? If anyone believed any of your claims, they might deserve a response. Your posts never contain verifiable facts or sources; they are just drivel with no bearing on the issues here. Just like the orange boy-man, you...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sharpie-gate
Replies: 58
Views: 3039

Re: Sharpie-gate

Aaron747 wrote:
^ Precisely why sanity is needed in the WH.


It is remarkably sad when the sharpest thing in the White House is... a marker...

:roll:

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

Or we could go America is too violent, immature, and too broken of a society to have access to violent video games, violent movies, violent cable/TV shows, violent music, violent music videos, and porn, and violent porn, and sexual themed cable/TV shows, and sexually themed music videos. So yeah, l...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

So how do acquaintances of mine have them, legally? Those are much more dangerous than your dreaded AR-15? How come they aren't used in crimes. And yes, you can still manufacture and posses a machine gun that was made yesterday. You have all that emotion, but not all the facts. So... you admit you ...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

The SCOTUS has already determined that American citizens are free to own guns and do not need to belong to a militia in order to do so. But the SCOTUS has not determined that American citizens are free to own any type of guns they want; thus the ban on machine guns, Gatling guns, howitzers... weapo...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vegan woman demands neighbour stop using meat on barbecue due to smell
Replies: 64
Views: 3285

Re: Vegan woman demands neighbour stop using meat on barbecue due to smell

tommy1808 wrote:
Kiwirob wrote:
a couple of them had sewn there mouths shut.

how is that "militant" and not just stupid?


How about both militant and stupid?

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mugabe dead at 95
Replies: 31
Views: 1681

Robert Mugabe dead at 95

Robert Mugabe, former President of Zimbabwe, has died in Singapore at the age of 95. He had gone to the Asian city-state for medical treatment after being deposed as leader of that nation. It was Mugabe who brought from its Colonial era and subsequent white-ruled government, when it was known as Rho...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

Limiting access points to purchasing high performance firearms and magazines is the key - still don’t get it? Making it harder to obtain can only have good results - NOBODY is arguing mass casualty shootings will be completely prevented....just like nobody argues gun control is the end all be all t...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

You are dealing with someone who joined one week ago, seemingly just to play the role of provocateur ... or maybe to advertise his new business: "DUMB ARGUMENTS 'R US" ... :roll: One week ago? Not very good at reading comprehension, are you? My reading comprehension is fine. Yours - and y...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop

MaverickM11 wrote:
And then we can repeat all your dumb arguments all over again and end up right back here. :banghead:


You are dealing with someone who joined one week ago, seemingly just to play the role of provocateur... or maybe to advertise his new business: "DUMB ARGUMENTS 'R US"...

:roll:

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer
Replies: 86
Views: 3633

Re: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer

Every single day as you get nickel and dimmed to death. .... and we all know how terrible it is to be dimmed to death. :roll: I think the real problem is our education system, leaving behind dogmatists who can't think... or spell... They are overpriced because someone has to pay for the services th...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If J&J Fined $572mln why is this Cong. Member Unscathed
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Re: If J&J Fined $572mln why is this Cong. Member Unscathed

House members are so busy trying to raise money for the next campaign, they don't pay much attention to the little people in their home districts. I doubt he knew, anyway. The opioid problem is hitting rural Oregon as well. I doubt our representative will do much. Even if he feels no need to pay at...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer
Replies: 86
Views: 3633

Re: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer

Don't let your title go to your head. Just because you are a mod, does not mean you control the facts. And just because you are "BravoOne" does not mean you control the facts, either. As a matter of fact, when asked for actual data and figures.... you have bowed out of the conversation. T...

Jump to post


....after offering our thoughts and prayers...

:roll:
-->

scbriml wrote:
Spar wrote:
At Least 51 People Killed in Mass Shootings in August in the U.S.
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/201 ... alone.html


Nothing to see here, move right along...


....after offering our thoughts and prayers...

:roll:

Jump to post
by alfa164
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: The Texas Special

But where were the good guys with guns? For a state that's flooded with guns, they seem to never be able to prevent these. The shooter who killed 20+ people at a church in Texas a couple of years ago was shot by a civilian armed with an AR-15. But don't let facts ruin a good narrative. If 20+ peopl...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: At least 5 dead in West Texas shooting after traffic stop
Replies: 351
Views: 8856

Re: The Texas Special

I wonder which one of them that goes into effect tomorrow would have prevented this. Or any mass shooting. Or any gun death. None of them. The Governor and our impotent legislature refused to consider any serious legislation that might reduce chances of getting killed by lead in Texas. Bless their ...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer
Replies: 86
Views: 3633

Re: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer

Yea right! Your not legal if you can't speak English. I'm trying to imgine where you got your education on civics and citizenship. Having a hard time at the moment? Well, apparently you're not legal... you don't even know the difference between "your" and "you're"... and don't e...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer
Replies: 86
Views: 3633

Re: Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer

What I hate about this whole thing, is that it is SO easy for you to just label them, "illegals," and be done and feel however you feel about them. It dehumanizes them to just call them a "them," or "illegals." They literally do everything you do during the day. You kn...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden ill??
Replies: 61
Views: 3965

Re: Joe Biden ill??

As it is now the DOJ's criminal investigations about How and why the Mueller probe started and a report was written will probably get Mueller and his Trump hating team indicted and the Mueller report thrown in the trash because except for about 2 lines it is a fairy tale written to take down Trump ...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Joe Biden ill??
Replies: 61
Views: 3965

Re: Joe Biden ill??

Joe Biden would be 78 when he took office in Jan. of 2021... In the unlikely event he won in a race against the younger DJT, who gets younger all the time!! Joe Biden would be 78 when he took office in Jan. of 2021... In the unlikely event he won in a race against the younger DJT, who gets more pet...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Idea for Queen Mary:The Gray Ghost Movie
Replies: 20
Views: 878

Re: Idea for Queen Mary:The Gray Ghost Movie

Honestly ArchGuy, I honestly feel that the story of the Gray Ghost is rather boring that Hollywood wouldn't be interested. Honestly, just look at what's being released today - superhero movies and remakes. Unless you can weave a fictionalized story into the real story, a la Titanic, it's not going ...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Idea for Queen Mary:The Gray Ghost Movie
Replies: 20
Views: 878

Re: Idea for Queen Mary:The Gray Ghost Movie

Honestly ArchGuy, I honestly feel that the story of the Gray Ghost is rather boring that Hollywood wouldn't be interested. Honestly, just look at what's being released today - superhero movies and remakes. Unless you can weave a fictionalized story into the real story, a la Titanic, it's not going ...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 6004

Re: America the Mediocre

One thing Trump is proving to the world, and more importantly to Americans, that the USA is truly no more exceptional than any banana republic. Kids today are exposed to more anti-Americanism in class than someone who was raised by parents who grew up in the 1940s in small town Oklahoma. Oh is that...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Kuleshov Effect
Replies: 22
Views: 1107

Re: The Kuleshov Effect

Just watch the video from the second link. This is too funny. They are accusing MSNBC of something terrible because they edited for time. "They cut TWO minutes out of the speech!" - Well of course they did. There's no time to play 2 additional minutes of Trump rambling about an 'invasion'...

Jump to post
by alfa164
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian couple may lose son for attending protest
Replies: 20
Views: 1431

Re: Russian couple may lose son for attending protest

So y'all agree that taking children.to.participate in illegal and possible dangerous activities is OK? Illegal because Putin is wont to allow opposition in your country. As to dangerous activities in your country, I'd say driving is more dangerous than attending a protest. Should parents have their...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 60