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by jcancel
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 7466

Re: Royal Brunei

In some of the countries the situation is very weird and complex https://amp.theatlantic.com/amp/article/305774/ ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ The gay men I interviewed in Jeddah and Riyadh laughed when I asked them if they worried about being executed. Although they do fear the mutawwa'in to some degree,...

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by jcancel
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 7466

Re: Royal Brunei

You can see how much conservatism has come into Brunei through the female FA dress codes. It seems like previously they showed hair and necks, but not anymore. * 2000: http://archive.is/NlbJs * 2012: http://archive.is/tcbA - hair not showing but neck still is * 2018: http://archive.is/NfTka - now se...

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by jcancel
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Worst film re-make you've ever sat through.
Replies: 26
Views: 1759

Re: The Worst film re-make you've ever sat through.

If anything Vaugn was closer to the novel's norman, who AFAiK was older, bald, and more outwardly weird. Vern addressed this, indeed saying it hurt the film, but that it wasnt as strange of a casting back then as it is now. Maybe that's because Vaughn wasn't up to the task. It's an odd casting, but ...

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by jcancel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best and Worst film adaptation of a book
Replies: 70
Views: 4732

Re: Best and Worst film adaptation of a book

if the time periods were different it's because left wing groups largely disappeared after the collapse of the Soviet union. The Sum of All Fears: The movie is so different from the book particularly in its setting. In the book, the improvised nuclear weapon is detonated during the Super Bowl in the...

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by jcancel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Worst film re-make you've ever sat through.
Replies: 26
Views: 1759

Re: The Worst film re-make you've ever sat through.

Okay, just one or list your worst experiences. Psycho (1998) Seems to have been made for experimental reasons https://www.laweekly.com/film/gus-van-sants-psycho-just-turned-15-and-is-more-fascinating-than-you-remember-4137425 But they're wrong. I'm not going to sit here and tell you that Van Sant's...

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by jcancel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sharia Law in Brunei brings harsh punishments
Replies: 65
Views: 6702

Re: Sharia Law in Brunei brings harsh punishments

Its time to get countries to return to civil law. Northern Nigeria made a mistake adopting sharia.

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by jcancel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

This is what I suspect too... Generally people just focus on their day to day lives and only really take notice when their livelihoods are harmed. In the US revolutionary war 33% wanted a change, 33% didnt, and 33% didnt care. Wonder if the public will still like it very much still? My feeling is th...

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by jcancel
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Start charging UK citizens income taxes overseas. In particular make a new Brexit tax for Brexiteers trying to escape consequences. Any business would do there due diligence and factor in all that, the way you carrying on that no business has to deal with any of that when dealing with third countrie...

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by jcancel
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

A lot of them did vote on the basis of propaganda promising the moon. I honestly dont think too many out there are truly hardcore leavers. This is not accurate. Many remainers dislike issues with the EU but know the alternatives are worse. That is a bit hysterical is it not? This cult like devotion ...

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by jcancel
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

This is not accurate. Many remainers dislike issues with the EU but know the alternatives are worse. Yep I'll be happy when the shackles have been broken away. but I'm still not confident we will. But you are perfectly fine to export your problems to the Republic of Ireland. To maintain the GFA they...

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by jcancel
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

You know, I think that shows the outcome of greed: getting Baranaima'd. The EU requires its members to be democracies. Once Britain leaves the EU, it doesnt have to be a democracy anymore. There is a saying: Be careful for what you wish for, because you might get it. Being "free of the EU"...

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by jcancel
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Its time to ban Brexit. Remainers should do Gandhi blockades. Shut commerce down. Demand 100% of the political power in Britain. Demand the removal of all Brexiteers from Parliament. Demand the closure of pro Brexiteer Facebook and Twitter groups. Demand the removal of Brexiteers from business. Dema...

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by jcancel
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Which things were ignored? The EU has moved along into a different format than was first expressed to the population, for intents it was a trade block, now it moving towards a superstate not unlike the vision from past time the Roman age Napoleon and the great anti-Christ hitler, I have proved to yo...

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by jcancel
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

in some ways it makes me wish the internet existed back then, as I would know exactly what the public discourse waa

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by jcancel
Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Finlandization though can become quite extensive even if de jure independence is maintained. Finland had to censor entertainment so it didn't rile up the Soviets too much before 1991. Nauru essentially has control from Australia. Theres a fear of the UK being finlandized to a high degree by the US. ...

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

I never said I was backtracking: the Nazis are known for taking prejudices and going extreme with them (which is why they got clobbered), but the English (and Protestant Americans) were more than happy to depict Irish as being apelike. This attitude leaked into the Troubles a century later. ( I cant...

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

The willingness to break the GFA is the evidence. The extreme brexiteers are totally okay with starting the Troubles and hurting Ireland (and it's clear putting up a border breaks the GFA, don't try to argue it doesn't) The Brexiteers made it clear they value English people over Irish (and also Scot...

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Naziism had the ideology that Germany was the greatest country on the planet, that critics of their beliefs had no merit and should be pushed aside, and that breaking international agreements for the sake of Germany was for the best. Extreme Brexit has the ideology that England is the greatest count...

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

An analogy: When anti vaxxers who refuse to vaccinate their kids cause pain and suffering for other people, and they refuse to follow logic or reason, they must be suppressed. They must have their freedom to do what they want and the freedom to hold their beliefs taken away. They are actively harmin...

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

1. At this rate, yes. Germany bans Naziism for a reason as that ideology ruined them. Brexit is having the same internal effect (Naziism hurt other countries severely, while Brexit won't hurt them as much). Brexit extremists were unable to take the slow and cautious approach advocated in the 2016 ca...

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 803
Views: 38416

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

The importance of holding discussions is why echo chamberism is wrong. Twitter, Facebook, Reddit need to be proactive in undoing user blocks that impede discussions.

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Aviation Market: Total Disaster
Replies: 112
Views: 15232

Re: European Aviation Market: Total Disaster

There were national carriers that were well established but are now faltering, like MH. TG AFAIK isnt failing but had to cut back a bit. SQ is doing ok but it has Scoot for a reason. JA and NH now have their own LCCs too... Asia does not have well established national carriers in countries where the...

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

And this is why a mandatory reconsideration campaign and banning Brexit thought will be necessary. If people don't like authoritarianism on this page, if you don't like Brexit supporters losing control over their own politics and losing MP seats, you need to make the right decisions. At some point B...

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by jcancel
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do we need Communism in US?
Replies: 141
Views: 9129

Re: Do we need Communism in US?

On one hand I concur that Stalinism is dumb. On the other hand costs for studying have gotten ridiculously high... I am so sick of our society that so blatantly favors the rich and corporations! Our society so passively lets the rich buy their way into the best universities, lets the rich buy their ...

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by jcancel
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is nobody interested in the AUA-CUR route?
Replies: 15
Views: 2289

Re: Is nobody interested in the AUA-CUR route?

These islands have self governance but rely on the Netherlands for military and foreign affairs. Therefore they're not fully independent. Australia, Canada, NZ, etc have their own military and diplomatic corps. EDIT: the Kingdom of the Netherlands includes the Netherlands, Aruba, Curacao, and Sint M...

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by jcancel
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 803
Views: 38416

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

Remember Nixon was done in for obstruction, and not any of the other acts he did.

Also it's interesting that this was revealed on a Sunday

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by jcancel
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

AFAIK the UK petitions site only allows signups from UK IP addresses (people could use a UK VPN to circumvent that). They also do analytics on the petition responses. It is true that under 18s could sign the petition. The petition is meant to convince MPs to overturn their own decisions that were ma...

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by jcancel
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Egg Boi
Replies: 42
Views: 3297

Re: Egg Boi

The only concern was that security may not have known whether the egging was a serious threat (after all Kim Jong Nam was "only" slathered with baby oil and it turned out to be VX), but extra slugging after the first punch was unnecessary.

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Egg Boi
Replies: 42
Views: 3297

Re: Egg Boi

I'd like to see the brat take his senatorial seat.

Braybuddy wrote:
Loved the way he slapped the little brat on the head and refused to apologise for it. :bigthumbsup: :D

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

No the Brexiteers need to learn they made a mistake. Make the Brexiteers admit fault, keep the UK in the EU, and change the Brexit supporters into Remainers. For decades the UK government has blamed the EU parliament. Now the government has blamed the UK parliament. The emperor has no clothes. Be go...

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lion Air 737MAX8 Crashed Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
Replies: 3188
Views: 595675

Re: What if Lion Air pilots asked ATC for outside asistance?

And the saying is aviate, navigate then communicate. They have to fly the plane first

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by jcancel
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32624

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1I5181 They did charm offensives in the rural midwest for the labor union types. Calling those people Racist, or Nazis, or authoritarians isn't going to win them over to your side. Trust me. This is what the DNC and many of its candi...

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by jcancel
Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

And this is why shutting down ideologue twitter accounts and holding ideologues financially responsible for their actions. People, you are not entitled to your own facts. You are not entitled to lie. You are not entitled to lie to people. You are not entitled to lie to people and make them into lemm...

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by jcancel
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

The ballot paper may say "jump off of the ledge" but people dont know it means you may jump off a cliff. If Brexiteers are willing to leave at all costs (the ballot never said it would be that) they should stake their voting registrations, assets, and cash as it's unfair to everyone else w...

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by jcancel
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

It's called The Troubles. it went from "going it alone" into convincing Brits to act like lemmings so some disaster capitalist politicians could make money. The millions of deaths would be impossible under Brexit, but deaths would occur. People need to putting Brexit and Nazi Germany in sa...

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by jcancel
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

it went from "going it alone" into convincing Brits to act like lemmings so some disaster capitalist politicians could make money. The millions of deaths would be impossible under Brexit, but deaths would occur. Extreme Brexit is just like Naziism; it is a self harming delusion. Naziism is...

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by jcancel
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Extreme Brexit is just like Naziism; it is a self harming delusion. Naziism is far worse, but they are two birds of the same feather.

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

We can however discuss how to quickly remove Brexiteerism from Britain. As we know, Naziism was banned in Germany after causing extreme damage to that country. Similarly drastic actions may be necessary to ban UKIP and/or the concept of extreme Brexit. I've already talked about expelling pro Brexit ...

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by jcancel
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

"We are confronted with absolute populism and that is hard to deal with"

This problem was created by cynical politicians who lied to further their own careers.

Time to tell the truth.

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Manafort sentenced to 47 months
Replies: 60
Views: 2609

Re: Manafort sentenced to 47 months

They will have this tax reports and can go after his various homes as well as sending him to state prison - not as. nice as the Feds Country Club Prison for the Rick. Even the minimum security camps are austere and full of ordinary people sentenced on drug laws. Martha was at Camp Cupcake (Alderson...

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by jcancel
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris saw sudden spike in connectivity with secondary cities in China
Replies: 69
Views: 9291

Re: Paris saw sudden spike in connectivity with secondary cities in China

I believe a lot of the SE Asians who came were ethnic Chinese WPvsMW Despite it's status as Paris ''China Town'' the neighborhood is significantly of Cambodian, Laotian and Vietnamese origin. The Paris China Town is as your aware situated in the southeast of the 13th Arrondessement in an area that c...

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by jcancel
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PKX assigned officially as IATA code for Beijing Daxing International Airport
Replies: 133
Views: 13586

Re: New Beijing airport OFFICIALLY designated as Beijing Daxing International Airport

The French J has no place in the pronunciation of "Beijing." It really irritates me when foreigners mispronounce Chinese words. I just say Peking, as I have always done. Peking is not the name of the city at all, but rather a foreign mispronunciation. I think the Nanjing style Mandarin (b...

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by jcancel
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

the serious foreign newspapers now publish in English. El Pais, Der Spiegel, and Le Monde have English articles.

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by jcancel
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

Australians voted to remove the queen but the queen is still here because the result was impossible. Its beyond not liking a result of it's impossible. And where is the evidence they don’t, the only evidence that matters is one were the population actually vote on it, Are you relying on Gallop polls...

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by jcancel
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

The ridiculous British tabloid press is already being brought to a heel (Daily Mail switched editors). An indictment of Farage in the US would already begin the process. Also, they wouldn't be happy with just the UK leaving. They want to infect other countries and cooperate with US conservative poli...

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by jcancel
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

It wouldnt end with Brexit. In fact if a disastrous Brexit happens, the blocs / constituencies that supported it would be fed propaganda BS telling them they're not to blame, and further decay or anti EU actions (lowering food standards) could commence. Better to stop A50 and quickly destroy Brexite...

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by jcancel
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil
Replies: 211
Views: 17404

Re: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil

If they came under their own sponsorship they could do what they wanted, but they came under the sponsorship of a Cstholic school opposing abortion. They had the responsibility of following that train of thought and not muddling the message / bring irrelevant. The decision to wear Trump hats muddled...

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by jcancel
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Aviation in time of racial segregation
Replies: 29
Views: 4073

Re: Aviation in time of racial segregation

I guess only one race was allowed to fly at that time? Commercial aviation started flourishing mostly towards the end of racial segregation days... I'm not sure if there was ever de jure (under law) segregation, but the costs meant it was out of reach of many. In the times of rail travel, the segre...

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by jcancel
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil
Replies: 211
Views: 17404

Re: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil

IMO support for Trump is irrelevant to the abortion debate and doing so confuses the message. Chaperones should have made them remove Trump hats. This is political, the way you wrote it is political, you are political, so what do you expect from this thread you started? So is 90% of the posts here. ...

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by jcancel
Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?
Replies: 2198
Views: 108810

Re: Brexit part 5:Bye England! See you soon Scotland ?

No, Marcel. It's not a pro Leave majority anymore. You shouldnt worry about Brexiteers in the event of an A50 revocation as there are ways to get them to reexamine their choices. Revoking Article50 will mens that those Brexiteers will be around for a long time. They don’t want to be a part of the EU...

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