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by LMP737
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread
Replies: 77
Views: 25439

Re: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread

I saw that too and someone commented about that on another site I visited. They put up a Miramar sign at North Island...clear as day too because you can see Point Loma off to the right of that shot. Having spent a week at NAS Lemoore back in the day I can attest to the fact that North Island is muc...

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by LMP737
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will the United States invade Iran?
Replies: 99
Views: 5290

Re: Will the United States invade Iran?

As for Iran, a big problem for any fantasies about 'invading is that the Iranian have prepared for such a contingency for four decades. I suspect what still drives, in the gut, this hatred of Iran was that 40 years ago a US backed tyrant was replaced by home grown ones, then that botched rescue att...

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by LMP737
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread
Replies: 77
Views: 25439

Re: Top Gun 2: Maverick - Aircraft, filming, production & rumors thread

I noticed part of it's set and in San Diego at NAS North Island as NAS Miramar is now MCAS Miramar. Hornets are not actually based at North Island, NAS Lemoore however just plain sucks. ;)

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by LMP737
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 89
Views: 5052

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

Meh, I like Rand Paul. He's always been an expenditure hawk and one of the few Republicans willing to stand up to Trump. He has consistently been for lower taxes and lower spending. If the 9/11 fund is indeed important (and it is, and Rand Paul is in favor of funding it), surely it should not be di...

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by LMP737
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 89
Views: 5052

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

And today, Rand Paul (R) KY blocked the fast tracking of the bill due to concerns on the affect it would have on the deficit... He had no problem voting for tax cuts that have increased the deficit, but lets not fund the healthcare for first responders..... He's a sanctimonious fraud just like his ...

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by LMP737
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 186
Views: 8223

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

What are you talking about? Trump elevated the status of four radical Democratic Congresswomen who are members of the Democratic Socialists of America and has made them the face of the Democratic party, no other Republican could achieve that. Nothing will alienate voters from the Democratic party m...

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by LMP737
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?
Replies: 186
Views: 8223

Re: Will Trump get primaried or will the GOP continue to lose grip on core values?

In the news today 1. Mark Sanford(Appalachian trail hiker/unfaithful husband) is mulling a Run against Trump due to his concerns about the lack of fiscal responsibility within the Administration I find that statement hilarious. If you are wondering why just look up the last republican president to ...

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by LMP737
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lockheed and Douglas - Should they have built twinjets?
Replies: 32
Views: 4223

Re: Lockheed and Douglas - Should they have built twinjets?

Moot point. If they had built the MD-11 as a twin, It would have been a twin with the engineering required to make it work. A little shorter forward of the wings for CG considerations, a re-design of the tail and a re-design of hydraulic and electrical systems. I't would have cost more to make a tw...

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by LMP737
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: US Drone Shot Down
Replies: 43
Views: 4899

Re: US Drone Shot Down

bikerthai wrote:
It was not word games in 79. And there were fatalities, maybe not of embassy staff, but of the soldiers in their failed attempt to rescue the staff.

bt


Iran paid a far heavier price for the embassy takeover.

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by LMP737
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lee Iacocca, Dead at 94
Replies: 7
Views: 1100

Re: Lee Iacocca, Dead at 94

My parents had a 1981 Dodge Maxi Van, dad used it for work. What a piece of junk that thing was. A small fortune was sunk into that thing to keep it running. With that said his quality improvement initiatives probably had not taken affect when it rolled off the assembly line in 1980.

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Roy Moore Could Actually Win Alabama’s Republican Senate Primary
Replies: 11
Views: 889

Re: How Roy Moore Could Actually Win Alabama’s Republican Senate Primary

apodino wrote:
I am sorry, but Roy Moore isn't qualified to be teacher at a Sunday school let alone a US senator. ..period.


Probably in his best interest to stay away from Sunday school. ;)

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: F-14 Tomcat - design evolution
Replies: 15
Views: 4299

Re: F-14 Tomcat - design evolution

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Everyone here has probably seen F-14 in action videos because there are so many of them out there. Here's one that made those videos possible.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/f14asso ... 962448214/

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Judge Appoints Special Prosecutor to Investigate Kim Foxx’s Handling of Smollett Case
Replies: 8
Views: 911

Re: Judge Appoints Special Prosecutor to Investigate Kim Foxx’s Handling of Smollett Case

Judge Appoints Special Prosecutor to Investigate Kim Foxx’s Handling of Smollett Case https://www.nationalreview.com/news/judge-appoints-special-prosecutor-to-investigate-kim-foxxs-handling-jussie-smollett-case/ A Chicago judge appointed a special prosecutor on Friday to investigate Cook County Sta...

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Judge Appoints Special Prosecutor to Investigate Kim Foxx’s Handling of Smollett Case
Replies: 8
Views: 911

Re: Judge Appoints Special Prosecutor to Investigate Kim Foxx’s Handling of Smollett Case

DIRECTFLT wrote:

Smollett tried to indict MAGA Country with his asinine stunt. We have long memories here in MAGA Country.


Only for certain subjects, this one for example. In others you guys in MAWA country have the memory of gnat.

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Not much of "sanctions" if you are pretty much the only country on earth who levied them against Cuba. Canadians are free to travel to Cuba, and so are Europeans. Not to mention people from Asia. Kind of my point but I get what your'e saying. Then again, Trump could pull "an Iran&quo...

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and electric stoves
Replies: 95
Views: 5310

Re: Americans and electric stoves

When I lived in the Chicago area, my parents' house and both apartments I lived in as an adult had gas stoves. When I moved to the Seattle area it's been nothing but electric in the places I have lived. The gas lines aren't as ubiqutous here as they are back in Illinois. I think maybe because the a...

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans and electric stoves
Replies: 95
Views: 5310

Re: Americans and electric stoves

I have to vent...why is it that a majority of properties have electric stoves (coils or ceramic tops)? Maybe I'm spoiled by having been raised in a household that used gas stove, but since I've been living in the states, only my house in Maryland had a gas range; all others have the coils. Is this ...

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

. If they continue to push, even a US response does not mean we invade, when they were blowing up tankers and hit a US military ship, we destroyed their navy. Iran stopped. This is the type of response that might be appropriate in the future. Don't expect Trump to invade Iran with the goal of regim...

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by LMP737
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

mham001 wrote:

Iran is backed in a corner, they may not survive the sanctions through Trumps term. .


Like how Cuba didn't survive sanctions for forty plus years?

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Spar wrote:
Iran just wants return to status que.


And Trump is not going to give it to them.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

trpmb6 wrote:

But aren't we talking about the guy that the left told us was going to lead us into a nuclear war?


That's irrelevant to the conversation. The question is is he going to throttle back.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

. Iran has Trump in a corner he doesn't want to be in. It's a dangerous game, but that's what is going on. They both have each other backed into a corner. The Iranians are not going to back down unless they get something substantial in return. Trump is not going to give it to them because he views ...

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

trpmb6 wrote:

Sounds like he's trying to avoid an armed conflict with Iran. Isn't that what you wanted?


Actions speak louder than words. In this case the action being is he going to pull back some of the forces deployed or going to be deployed in the Persian Gulf.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Look at it from Iran’s perspective. They signed a global nuclear deal. US withdraws, adds embargoes, doubles down on these embargoes. The US flies drones in their airspace. I’m not here to fly the Iranian flag. But there is no need for Conflict here. No there's not. However I fear that the Iranians...

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4436

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

Are you naive enough to believe that it will all go to hell if a private entity didn't control the money supply? If you're seriously asking what the "market" is, then I suspect the answer is yes. Are you naive enough to believe that everything will be sunshine and lollipops if a private e...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Keywords Einstein - "ongoing...today" But either way, it wasn't Trump, was it? If you are referring to Iraq here are some links to show that conflict is alive and well. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-iraq-security/turkish-military-launches-operation-against-militants-in-norther...

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4436

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

aviationaware wrote:


Go visit an econ 1.01 course if that question is serious.


You first since you seem to believe indefinite prosperity will occur if we get rid of the Fed

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4436

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

aviationaware wrote:

The market of course.


Who is the "market"? Are you referring to Wall Street, banks, some evil genius in a mountain lair? And are you naive enough to believe that once the Fed is done away with it will all be sunshine and lolly pops?

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?
Replies: 54
Views: 5297

Re: Is the 80s generation the last good generation?

So here is my thoughts on this... Doing the night shift and loosing my head regarding some of the co-workers. Let me put is this way. The new staff (born 2000 and up) are more idiotic than the guy/girl next to them. Its like they need a calculator for 2+3 and then asking around if 5 is the correct ...

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Europeans, Hillary and a Democratic administration started a the worst ongoing conflict in the world today, based on lies and French corruption, beginning a humanitarian crisis we cannot even imagine. If you are going to point fingers at one party, get used to having that thrown back in your face, ...

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

You don't have to take Global Research's word for anything, every one of those false flag stories was sourced with a link to a supporting article and there are 68 of them. The one you pointed out as suspect has a source (https://www.amazon.com/Way-Deception-Victor-Ostrovsky-ebook/dp/B002RL9NL2/ref=...

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4436

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

aviationaware wrote:

In summary, the video (unintentionally I am sure considering who had it produced) makes a very good argument for abolishing the Fed.

Watch and learn.


Say you abolish the Fed, then what? Who fills the role they play?

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles
Replies: 102
Views: 4436

Re: Basic Understanding of some Economic Principles

This thread is valuable for anyone really, but particularly directed at certain Dutch and German members of our forum who are living in economic lalaland and are in dire need of some basic understanding of economic principles. . If your an American you really don't have the right to lecture anyone ...

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by LMP737
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

What a cowardly retort! Which one of the sixty or so cases that are described do you question? We can research any of them you doubt you know. And why would you even question something that is so obvious? I didn't see anything that was controversial in any of those examples. I'm sorry if I can't ta...

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by LMP737
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

How do you know that? And even if they are found out later, in most cases the perpetrator has already gotten what he or she wants and may not give a hoot if they come to light in later decades. BTW There have been a lot of known false flag operations. https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-ever-growing-...

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by LMP737
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

Like that one in Libya? Until bullets start flying with Trump's name on them in a war he actively pursued, the only proven war monger in the last election was a woman named Clinton. Don't be a partisan hypocrite. Don't call anyone a partisan hypocrite when you make a statement based entirely on you...

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawn mowers: Gas vs. electric
Replies: 32
Views: 1784

Re: Lawn mowers: Gas vs. electric

Bought an electric mower six years ago for $50 at Home Depot. It was a floor model during a fall clearance sale. Works just fine, probably could use a blade sharpening.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?
Replies: 91
Views: 3811

Re: Why is the Hyde Amendment so controversial?

It never ceases to amaze me at how people who argue that government should pay for the well-being of all are also in favor of making it easier to prematurely end the lives of hundreds of thousands of future taxpayers and voters each year who would likely support their causes. It never ceases to ama...

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

It seems to me that if the United States was trying to start a false flag war they would have made sure that a United States affiliated ship was bombed. Never been a big fan of idea of false flag operations. Conspiracy theorists love to latch onto them, 9-11 conspiracy goofballs are a big fan of th...

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

TheFlyingDisk wrote:
Why are people so gung ho about going to war? God damn it!


Because either they won't have to fight in it or know somebody who will.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman
Replies: 365
Views: 27403

Re: Big trouble in the Gulf of Oman

mham001 wrote:

Just imagine if we'd elected that war monger Hillary..


The Iran deal would still be in place and we would not have this manufactured crisis to begin with.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mexican President vows to sell Govt. Dreamliner to fund fight against illegal immigration
Replies: 25
Views: 1357

Re: Mexican President vows to sell Govt. Dreamliner to fund fight against illegal immigration

Spar wrote:
My understanding is that that 787 is one of the first off the line and is carrying a lot of extra weight so it is going to be hard to sell and won't bring in much money (comparatively).


No airline is going to want it. Best bet is someone who wants a VIP widebody on the cheap.

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by LMP737
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 89
Views: 5052

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

I got that impression by you're reaction to this thread which was "John Stewart is liberal shill". Which tells me you could give hoot about them. Say that a Republican lead congress decided that a particular subject was important to the nation and wanted to bring in someone to testify abo...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 89
Views: 5052

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

MikeDrop wrote:


Where did you get that idea? I certainly have never said that.

Mike Drop


I got that impression by you're reaction to this thread which was "John Stewart is liberal shill". Which tells me you could give hoot about them.

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 89
Views: 5052

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

LOL - that is quite the reaction you have there. I don’t need to watch or listen to him. His history speaks for itself. Pretending that his presentation is a serious effort to legislate is an insult to any Republican. This exchange and fake indignation on your part shows that the Democrats achieved...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 89
Views: 5052

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

I don’t know what he said or who he lambasted, because I’ll never waste my time listening or watching anything he does or says. All I’ve seen is the reactions in social media calling out Republicans for not attending his BS. You admit you didn't bother to listen to what he the had to say. So where ...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Stewart slams congress
Replies: 89
Views: 5052

Re: Jon Stewart slams congress

Jon Stewart is a liberal shill. I’ll never watch or listen to a single thing that he does. He built his career on bashing Republicans daily. The only take away possible from anything that he does is that whatever it is is designed to “get Trump” and the Republicans. No serious person trying to solv...

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by LMP737
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 6050

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

Tugger wrote:
Ever since Lucas designed it's systems to always let the smoke out, Britain has been safe!
Quite innovative those Brits...


Tugg


Lucas, the prince of darkness.

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?
Replies: 71
Views: 4873

Re: Which city you prefer? San Francisco or Los Angeles?

Personally I do not like San Francisco. You get little sunshine and the weather is forever 8-12 degrees. Little beach/sea activities. The weather in Los Angeles is so much better. Also the food. Also a lot more to do/visit such as Disneyland, Universal Studio, Hollywood etc. But it seems to Los Ang...

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by LMP737
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System
Replies: 101
Views: 6050

Re: Tucker Carlson Bogeyman du Jour: the Metric System

flipdewaf wrote:
. When the nuclear war comes there will be nothing left but cockroaches, Nokia 3310's and British plugs.


Which will probably leak oil. ;)

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