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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 12, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ME3 And Legacy Airlines
Replies: 60
Views: 6458

RE: ME3 And Legacy Airlines

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I am not batting fo...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 12, 2014 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apartheid All Over Again Should The World Allow It
Replies: 298
Views: 7993

RE: Apartheid All Over Again Should The World Allow It

Israel has a new President. The role may seem mainly ceremonial, with real power being in the hands of the Prime Minister, but it is important all the same. Reuven Rivlin is generally regarded as being a hardliner. He is opposed to any separate Palestinian State and has advocated that Israel should ...

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by AyostoLeon
Wed Jun 11, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wow! Emirates Cancels Entire A350 Order
Replies: 297
Views: 67915

RE: Wow! Emirates Cancels Entire A350 Order

I am wondering exactly what the terms of the contract for the A350 was, as the Khaleej Times quotes "an Emirates spokesman" as saying “The contract which we signed in 2007 for 70 A350 aircraft has lapsed." <a href="http://www.khaleejtimes.com/kt-article-display-1.asp?xfile=data/aviation/2014/June/av...

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by AyostoLeon
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Qatar And The 2022 World Cup
Replies: 83
Views: 4562

RE: Qatar And The 2022 World Cup

Bribery and corruption at FIFA? Who would have thought? Votes are a commodity and like any other commodity those who offer the highest price get to wrap them up and take them home. Australia tried to buy votes by promising to fund sports facilities in other countries. Someone else offered a more att...

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by AyostoLeon
Wed Jun 11, 2014 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Queen Elizabeth Abdicate?
Replies: 99
Views: 4261

RE: Will Queen Elizabeth Abdicate?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Dreadnought" class="quote" target="_blank">Dreadnought</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Remember Edward VIII?</i></font></td...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia Threatening Finland And Sweden..
Replies: 90
Views: 4787

RE: Russia Threatening Finland And Sweden..

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i>that an attack on a NATO state aut...

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by AyostoLeon
Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Cut Ties With Skytrax
Replies: 25
Views: 15566

RE: Etihad Cut Ties With Skytrax

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Eagleboy" class="quote" target="_blank">Eagleboy</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i>However I know of 2 occasions where a 5 ...

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by AyostoLeon
Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries
Replies: 50
Views: 2727

RE: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheCommodore" class="quote" target="_blank">TheCommodore</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i>I'd bet the only reason Israel w...

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by AyostoLeon
Sun Jun 08, 2014 3:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel To Build 1,500 West Bank Homes
Replies: 119
Views: 3489

RE: Israel To Build 1,500 West Bank Homes

Well all this discussion of who was where first is very fascinating and I guess the acceptable answer depends on which side you support. But it should be evident even to blind Freddie that various people have lived there since time immemorial. The argument that all the Palestinians came from Jordan ...

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by AyostoLeon
Sun Jun 08, 2014 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Plight Of Christians In The Middle East
Replies: 5
Views: 2429

RE: The Plight Of Christians In The Middle East

Sadly there is so much hatred in the world and it often seems to be based on religious differences. Charles is right to quote the passage in the Qur'an where it is written <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0...

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by AyostoLeon
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries
Replies: 50
Views: 2727

RE: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/cadet985" class="quote" target="_blank">cadet985</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>the only two countries in the Arab world...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat Jun 07, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries
Replies: 50
Views: 2727

RE: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries

Cadet985 You should be able to travel to the UAE without a problem on business or to visit. On the UAE Embassy in the US website FAQ page, the following questions appear: Q: I am an American traveling to the UAE, do I need a visa? A: Americans with US passports valid for more than six months are wel...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat Jun 07, 2014 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Normandy Celebrations- Where Did They All Park The
Replies: 18
Views: 3282

RE: Normandy Celebrations- Where Did They All Park The

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/bobloblaw" class="quote" target="_blank">bobloblaw</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Actually, he ...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat Jun 07, 2014 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries
Replies: 50
Views: 2727

RE: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mham001" class="quote" target="_blank">mham001</a> (<a href="#45" class="quote">Reply 45</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> They have had p...

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by AyostoLeon
Sat Jun 07, 2014 1:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries
Replies: 50
Views: 2727

RE: Jews Expelled From Muslim Countries

Yes, it is sad that for reasons of political expedience groups are set apart and discriminated against, to the point of violence against them. While it is often argued that the expulsion of Jews from the Arabian peninsula, through northern Africa and into the Maghreb were a response to the creation ...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri Jun 06, 2014 8:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EI Cabin Crew To Lose Flight Benefits
Replies: 20
Views: 16309

RE: EI Cabin Crew To Lose Flight Benefits

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BestWestern" class="quote" target="_blank">BestWestern</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>The Irish times doesn't need a subsc...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri Jun 06, 2014 4:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin
Replies: 28
Views: 2147

RE: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheCommodore" class="quote" target="_blank">TheCommodore</a> (<a href="#19" class="quote">Reply 19</a>):<br/><i>were not told </i></font></td></...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri Jun 06, 2014 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bergdahl Released By Taliban
Replies: 142
Views: 4719

RE: Bergdahl Released By Taliban

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/L-188" class="quote" target="_blank">L-188</a> (<a href="#97" class="quote">Reply 97</a>):<br/><i>Socialized medicine kills. </i></font></td></t...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Egyptian Newspaper Claims Jewish Blood Libel
Replies: 22
Views: 1903

RE: Egyptian Newspaper Claims Jewish Blood Libel

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/DocLightning" class="quote" target="_blank">DocLightning</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>Blood isn't even kosher. </i></f...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could We Ever Smoke Again In Planes?
Replies: 178
Views: 19615

RE: Could We Ever Smoke Again In Planes?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/elal+744" class="quote" target="_blank">elal 744</a> (<a href="#155" class="quote">Reply 155</a>):<br/><i>I would, however, greatly appreciate a...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?
Replies: 59
Views: 3401

RE: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KiwiRob" class="quote" target="_blank">KiwiRob</a> (<a href="#51" class="quote">Reply 51</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Sadly neither o...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Egyptian Newspaper Claims Jewish Blood Libel
Replies: 22
Views: 1903

RE: Egyptian Newspaper Claims Jewish Blood Libel

You are right, it isn't just some Egyptian thing. It is a story that has been repeated in many countries as it served a purpose. It fits with the demonisation of a group that is different, regarded as separate and a threat. That it has absolutely no basis in reality is immaterial. People will believ...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?
Replies: 59
Views: 3401

RE: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#49" class="quote">Reply 49</a>):<br/><i>I think asking for country of birt...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Palestine And Fifa Sanctions Against Israel
Replies: 61
Views: 3497

RE: Palestine And Fifa Sanctions Against Israel

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/flyingturtle" class="quote" target="_blank">flyingturtle</a> (<a href="#57" class="quote">Reply 57</a>):<br/><i> A state exists only if it is re...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?
Replies: 59
Views: 3401

RE: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/mariner" class="quote" target="_blank">mariner</a> (<a href="#40" class="quote">Reply 40</a>):<br/><i>but I fully identify as Australian. </i></...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could We Ever Smoke Again In Planes?
Replies: 178
Views: 19615

RE: Could We Ever Smoke Again In Planes?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/eielef" class="quote" target="_blank">eielef</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Make ONE of them smokers only. </i></font></td...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin
Replies: 28
Views: 2147

RE: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheCommodore" class="quote" target="_blank">TheCommodore</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>"international sentiment" </i></...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bergdahl Released By Taliban
Replies: 142
Views: 4719

RE: Bergdahl Released By Taliban

Earlier in the thread I asked whether promotions were automatic as I could not understand why someone suspected of desertion would be promoted. BN747 has also pointed out that Bergdahl was promoted twice since his disappearance. This does seem odd. Now we learn from Caltech that Bergdahl renounced h...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apartheid All Over Again Should The World Allow It
Replies: 298
Views: 7993

RE: Apartheid All Over Again Should The World Allow It

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/EDKA" class="quote" target="_blank">EDKA</a> (<a href="#258" class="quote">Reply 258</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> I suspect one of th...

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by AyostoLeon
Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could We Ever Smoke Again In Planes?
Replies: 178
Views: 19615

RE: Could We Ever Smoke Again In Planes?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B777LRF" class="quote" target="_blank">B777LRF</a> (<a href="#42" class="quote">Reply 42</a>):<br/><i> buy your own aircraft, then set your own ...

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by AyostoLeon
Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?
Replies: 59
Views: 3401

RE: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Certain...

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by AyostoLeon
Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces 380 To FRA
Replies: 17
Views: 10638

RE: Emirates Announces 380 To FRA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> Yes, the only "li...

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by AyostoLeon
Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-Semitic Terror In Brussels:global Jihad+Syria
Replies: 16
Views: 1703

RE: Anti-Semitic Terror In Brussels:global Jihad+Syria

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ImperialEagle" class="quote" target="_blank">ImperialEagle</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i>Ayostus, I tried it and didn't h...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces 380 To FRA
Replies: 17
Views: 10638

RE: Emirates Announces 380 To FRA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PanHAM" class="quote" target="_blank">PanHAM</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table><table border="0" al...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces 380 To FRA
Replies: 17
Views: 10638

RE: Emirates Announces 380 To FRA

I was always (still am) why <acronym title="Emirates (United Arab Emirates)">EK</acronym> started an A380 service <acronym title="CURRENT: Munich (- Franz Josef Strauss) (MUC / EDDM), Germany AND OLD: Munich - Riem (MUC / EDDM) (closed), Germany">MUC</acronym> ahead of <acronym title="Frankfurt am M...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin
Replies: 28
Views: 2147

RE: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheCommodore" class="quote" target="_blank">TheCommodore</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Israel is becoming increasingly is...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin
Replies: 28
Views: 2147

RE: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TheCommodore" class="quote" target="_blank">TheCommodore</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Did you read the heading to the po...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue Jun 03, 2014 6:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-Semitic Terror In Brussels:global Jihad+Syria
Replies: 16
Views: 1703

RE: Anti-Semitic Terror In Brussels:global Jihad+Syria

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ImperialEagle" class="quote" target="_blank">ImperialEagle</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Providing too much in-depth info...

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by AyostoLeon
Tue Jun 03, 2014 6:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin
Replies: 28
Views: 2147

RE: US Gov, Fund/support New Palestinian Admin

In reality there is no change in the US position. As the linked article shows, the Government of Palestine does not include any members of Hamas but is made up of people described as "technocrats". The US position remains that it will not recognise a Government made up of, including or unduly influe...

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by AyostoLeon
Mon Jun 02, 2014 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Anti-Semitic Terror In Brussels:global Jihad+Syria
Replies: 16
Views: 1703

RE: Anti-Semitic Terror In Brussels:global Jihad+Syria

First off, I am pleased to learn that an arrest has been made and hopefully information may be gained to prevent further attacks. The issue of so-called Jihadis travelling to Syria is a concern here in Australia too. It is estimated that over 200 people with Australian citizenship have travelled to ...

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by AyostoLeon
Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Palestine And Fifa Sanctions Against Israel
Replies: 61
Views: 3497

RE: Palestine And Fifa Sanctions Against Israel

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/todareisinger" class="quote" target="_blank">todareisinger</a> (<a href="#50" class="quote">Reply 50</a>):<br/><i>If your idea is for Israel to ...

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by AyostoLeon
Sun Jun 01, 2014 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bergdahl Released By Taliban
Replies: 142
Views: 4719

RE: Bergdahl Released By Taliban

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Ual777" class="quote" target="_blank">Ual777</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>He's a deserter and we should have left him th...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri May 30, 2014 4:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Drawn Into FMG Debate
Replies: 4
Views: 3445

Virgin Atlantic Drawn Into FMG Debate

Following a decision by British Home Office to deport a woman and her two daughters, Richard Branson is coming under pressure to personally intervene. The woman claims that her daughters will be subjected to forced female genital mutilation. Branson's daughter has publicly spoken out against FMG and...

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by AyostoLeon
Fri May 30, 2014 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pregnant Pakistani Woman Stoned To Death
Replies: 48
Views: 2942

RE: Pregnant Pakistani Woman Stoned To Death

Perhaps what SFBdude is driving at is that Islam itself prescribes no particular form of government. Neither Qur'an nor Hadith provides clear instructions on what political institutions should be established. Over time various forms have evolved. So a government can be a monarchy, a military dictato...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu May 29, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Security Of Carry-on Bags
Replies: 17
Views: 4073

RE: Security Of Carry-on Bags

Sorry to learn of your misfortune. I tend to keep cash, credit cards and travel documents in a pouch on my person at all times and not just because there may be a thief on board. What do you do in the "unlikely event of..."? You don't have the opportunity to take your carry-on luggage down an emerge...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu May 29, 2014 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pregnant Pakistani Woman Stoned To Death
Replies: 48
Views: 2942

RE: Pregnant Pakistani Woman Stoned To Death

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BN747" class="quote" target="_blank">BN747</a> (<a href="#21" class="quote">Reply 21</a>):<br/><i>Then why was she killed right in front of the ...

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by AyostoLeon
Thu May 29, 2014 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pregnant Pakistani Woman Stoned To Death
Replies: 48
Views: 2942

RE: Pregnant Pakistani Woman Stoned To Death

How sad that this woman has been so brutally taken. My commiserations to her husband. This murder, for that is what it was, had nothing whatsoever to do with "honour" and if a report in the Guardian is to be believed, little to do with religion. It seems it was all to do with money. The parents had ...

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by AyostoLeon
Mon May 26, 2014 4:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apartheid All Over Again Should The World Allow It
Replies: 298
Views: 7993

RE: Apartheid All Over Again Should The World Allow It

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zrs70" class="quote" target="_blank">zrs70</a> (<a href="#237" class="quote">Reply 237</a>):<br/><i>But why have so many threads attack Israel w...

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by AyostoLeon
Mon May 26, 2014 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apartheid All Over Again Should The World Allow It
Replies: 298
Views: 7993

RE: Apartheid All Over Again Should The World Allow It

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/zrs70" class="quote" target="_blank">zrs70</a> (<a href="#235" class="quote">Reply 235</a>):<br/><i>Not so fast.</i></font></td></tr></table> No...

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by AyostoLeon
Mon May 26, 2014 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Palestine And Fifa Sanctions Against Israel
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RE: Palestine And Fifa Sanctions Against Israel

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/todareisinger" class="quote" target="_blank">todareisinger</a> (<a href="#48" class="quote">Reply 48</a>):<br/><i> how do you settle 3 or 4 or 5...

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