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by GC
Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airports That Are Most Convenient To City Centers
Replies: 115
Views: 11369

RE: Airports That Are Most Convenient To City Cent

Edinburgh is 15 minutes to the centre, by shuttle bus or car.

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by GC
Thu Dec 16, 2004 8:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pakistan Times Makes Unforgiveable Error
Replies: 23
Views: 1903

RE: Pakistan Times Makes Unforgiveable Error

"As a result the Scottish Parliament has considered declaring war. It was decided that even though the Scots could have sent an army (they have several large fishing boats capable of hauling people if they all squeeze in) and could have faced down the large Pakistani Army (there were at least three ...

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by GC
Thu Dec 16, 2004 8:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Capital Of Scotland: Your Thoughts?
Replies: 46
Views: 3116

RE: Capital Of Scotland: Your Thoughts?

Well, if you go by percentage of population: Scotland supplies most of the UK infantry forces (and did in previous wars) Scotland lost more (in percentages) in wars than the rest of the UK Scotland ran most of the British Empire in the 19th Century Scotland and people of Scottish descent invented a ...

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by GC
Fri Nov 12, 2004 1:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yasser Arafat Dead!
Replies: 171
Views: 5783

RE: Yasser Arafat Dead!

"Only the land that Israel stole in 1967."

They "stole" it from Egypt and Jordan, not Palestine. Go back 1000 years and show me when those pieces of land were part of a sovereign nation called Palestine. This is what confuses me!

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by GC
Thu Nov 04, 2004 2:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where's Michael Moore?
Replies: 33
Views: 2651

RE: Where's Michael Moore?

Well the old saying goes,
"If you can't attack the message, attack the messenger". Just shows lack of intelligence and downright ignorance.

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by GC
Tue Oct 26, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Did US Request Scottish Regiment To Help?
Replies: 17
Views: 2381

RE: Why Did US Request Scottish Regiment To Help?

Maybe they'll just stand in the middle of Fallujah and lift their kilts, that ought to do it  Big grin

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by GC
Tue Oct 26, 2004 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinons Of The Bible
Replies: 19
Views: 2013

RE: Opinons Of The Bible

Royal Dutch, welcome to my list of respected users.

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by GC
Tue Oct 26, 2004 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Did US Request Scottish Regiment To Help?
Replies: 17
Views: 2381

RE: Why Did US Request Scottish Regiment To Help?

It was great seeing the tanks with the Scottish flag on them. Bet that'll confuse the insurgents looking for Union Jacks. Maybe they should send a few copies of Braveheart to the rebels and put in a note saying that it's a Black watch training video. They'd soon poo their pants.  <img src="/dis...

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by GC
Tue Oct 26, 2004 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Let's Hear Your Tunes!
Replies: 0
Views: 1584

Let's Hear Your Tunes!

This is a roll call for all musicians out there, if you have music online, post it up here. Here are some of my tunes (best with broadband connection)


http://www.macidol.com/jamroom/bands/183/music.php

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by GC
Mon Oct 25, 2004 9:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Did US Request Scottish Regiment To Help?
Replies: 17
Views: 2381

Why Did US Request Scottish Regiment To Help?

The Black Watch, one of the most respected and toughest regiments in the world, are on their way to Northern Iraq to "relieve" US Marines. I've no doubt that the Black Warch will do a good job because they have a fearsome reputation, yet retain the respect of the Shia in Basra, however, why does the...

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by GC
Mon Oct 25, 2004 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinons Of The Bible
Replies: 19
Views: 2013

RE: Opinons Of The Bible

"nothing is absolute, even the Bible, which is why I do not interpret it literally." I think it's naive not to believe in absolutes. For example would you stand on the roof of the tallest building on your town and test whether or not gravity was an absolute? or if a cruise missile hurtled towards yo...

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by GC
Mon Oct 25, 2004 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Opinons Of The Bible
Replies: 19
Views: 2013

RE: Opinons Of The Bible

This link is from a Christian site, so it is biased, but hopefully it's helpful in demonstrating a Christian viewpoint in scripture.

http://www.christiananswers.net/q-eden/edn-t003.html

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by GC
Tue Oct 19, 2004 1:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Yo Brits... Here's What We Think Of You!
Replies: 57
Views: 4753

RE: Yo Brits... Here's What We Think Of You!

"especially not to the likes of terrorist appeasing Europeans."

Yeah right, when we were fighting the IRA and losing men, women and children on a regular basis, you lot were funding them. Remember NORAID???

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by GC
Sun Oct 10, 2004 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Not A Jewish Homeland
Replies: 65
Views: 4201

RE: Why Not A Jewish Homeland

"Sure, the Israelites (not all modern day Jews are descendents from the Ancient Israelites) had a presence on this land 3000 years ago, but so did many other civilizations! What makes them anymore special? " With the exception of periods of exile and occupation, they effectictively owned the place f...

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by GC
Sat Oct 09, 2004 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Not A Jewish Homeland
Replies: 65
Views: 4201

Why Not A Jewish Homeland

The topic says it all. Would someone please give me a good reason why the jews, who's ancestors originated in Iraq (like the Arabs) and then settled in Canaan, shouldn't have a homeland in the middle east? Arab nations own 98% of the land between the Med and the Arabian Gulf, they can live and do wh...

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by GC
Sat Oct 09, 2004 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British Hostage Bigley Killed - Report
Replies: 30
Views: 2308

RE: British Hostage Bigley Killed - Report

I don't think that this has much to do with just Iraq. 9/11 was before Iraq. They'd be doing this anyway. These militant Islamic groups want the destruction of the Jewish state and the Islamisation of the Christian and secular west. Freedom fighters fight for freedom and the benefit of their fellow ...

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by GC
Sat Oct 09, 2004 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: British Hostage Bigley Killed - Report
Replies: 30
Views: 2308

RE: British Hostage Bigley Killed - Report

Just been confirmed as definate on BBC news

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by GC
Sun Oct 03, 2004 8:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Spain To Legalise Gay Marriages, & Church, Well...
Replies: 50
Views: 4037

RE: Spain To Legalise Gay Marriages, & Church, Wel

Gay marriage isn't, or shouldn't be a bigotry issue. If two people want to create a contract where they each have legal right as next of kin to each other's estate then fine. However it <acronym title="Williston - Sloulin Field International (ISN), USA - North Dakota">ISN</acronym>'T marriage. "gay ...

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by GC
Tue Sep 28, 2004 10:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush's Grandfather Helped Hitler's Rise To Power
Replies: 74
Views: 3467

RE: Bush's Grandfather Helped Hitler's Rise To Pow

My ancestors were ruthless murderers and ambitous clansmen, should I turn myself in for the massacre at Glencoe 300 years ago?

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by GC
Tue Sep 28, 2004 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Branson And Allen To Launch "Virgin Space Flight"
Replies: 5
Views: 4233

RE: Branson And Allen To Launch "Virgin Space Flig

He can't even operate the new train service from London to Glasgow. How's he going to manage space!

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by GC
Tue Sep 21, 2004 7:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: American Hostage Beheaded
Replies: 90
Views: 2677

RE: American Hostage Beheaded

These kidnappers are cowards they are not real men! If they had to settle their differences man to man they'd poo their pants and run away. I don't agree with the war in Iraq but these weasels need a damn hard kicking. You don't do this to a human being regardless of your political viewpoint. If you...

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by GC
Fri Sep 03, 2004 6:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Have A Religion?
Replies: 71
Views: 2290

RE: Why Have A Religion?

"And many Christians forget their past when they suggest that only Muslims kill in the name of religion. Not let them forget the Crusades and Inquisition." That was 700 years ago (whilst Muslims were attacking Europe incedentally) and 500 years ago respectively. There will always be nutjobs who hija...

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by GC
Fri Sep 03, 2004 12:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Have A Religion?
Replies: 71
Views: 2290

RE: Why Have A Religion?

As someone once said, "Jesus never came to establish a new religion, he came to initiate a relationship". Why do I follow Jesus, a Jewish labourer, carpenter, from the 1st Century <acronym title="Avialeasing Aviation Co. (Uzbekistan)">AD</acronym>? Well viewed in context with what is documented betw...

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by GC
Wed Sep 01, 2004 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Terrorists Behead 12 Nepalese Hostages
Replies: 41
Views: 1838

RE: Terrorists Behead 12 Nepalese Hostages

Just wait until these terrorists meet some of the Nepalese Gurkhas fighting with the UK Army, they're going to really regret messing with their people!! They'll be to busy crapping themselevs to post anything on a web site. The Nepales are a brave and very hard working, loyal people. prayers for the...

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by GC
Tue Aug 31, 2004 6:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel: Moslem Claim To Jerusalem Rests On Wobbly
Replies: 68
Views: 2221

RE: Israel: Moslem Claim To Jerusalem Rests On Wob

"Oh, and 400 hundred years ago the Jews were busy ,being murdered and discriminated all over Europe, so we couldn't really work on that democracy thing " well we were still screwing each other over in mafia like clans (of which my ancestors were notoriously aggressive and ruthless, being a Campbell)...

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by GC
Tue Aug 31, 2004 6:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9-11 Toys For Kids?
Replies: 26
Views: 3854

RE: 9-11 Toys For Kids?

"Sad part is that in parts of the middle east, like Palestine, attacks continue on the civilians including kids."

Yeah, what with Palestinian suicide bombers sitting on buses full of school kids and blowing themselves up!

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by GC
Tue Aug 31, 2004 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel: Moslem Claim To Jerusalem Rests On Wobbly
Replies: 68
Views: 2221

RE: Israel: Moslem Claim To Jerusalem Rests On Wob

Again forgive my lack of knowledge but I want to have an informed opinion on this. When was there historically a sovereign nation / kingdom called Palestine (not the Roman principality) with an ethnically indigenous population called "Palestinian". Does that term mean just people who are born there ...

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by GC
Mon Aug 30, 2004 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel: Moslem Claim To Jerusalem Rests On Wobbly
Replies: 68
Views: 2221

RE: Israel: Moslem Claim To Jerusalem Rests On Wob

Whilst you lot kill each other...could someone qualify this for me. I'm sure that I read that historically King David is thought to have bought the land which the Holy Jewish temple (now the Muslim Dome) was built, which would probably be around 500BC. I'll try and find the source later. Anyone else...

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by GC
Sat Aug 28, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag
Replies: 114
Views: 18270

RE: Vote For The Most Beautiful National Flag

You've missed out the best one, The Rampant Lion of Scotland

http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/icons/rampflag.gif

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by GC
Sat Aug 28, 2004 8:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Quotes By The Founding Fathers Of Israel
Replies: 22
Views: 9915

RE: Quotes By The Founding Fathers Of Israel

Scary stuff and not very nice I admit, now post the Arab quotes for some balance or are just Israelis Demons and the Arabs victims....little one sided eh? You'll find idiots in every race. Although show me another race that lost 6 million people in 6 years! I'd be a little twisted too...howerver tim...

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by GC
Fri Aug 27, 2004 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Aren't The Russian Crashes All Over The News?
Replies: 58
Views: 7695

RE: Why Aren't The Russian Crashes All Over The Ne

It's easy, ask yourself, how would you feel if a close relative was to die. It's hit you hard..right! If a neighbour or aquantance died, you'd shed a tear, and it'd hurt a bit, but not as much as a relative. If someone in your town dies, you show an interest in the details, talk about it for a while...

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by GC
Fri Aug 27, 2004 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Aren't The Russian Crashes All Over The News?
Replies: 58
Views: 7695

RE: Why Aren't The Russian Crashes All Over The Ne

Maybe I'm reading too much into it but does anyone else find it odd that all of a sudden (according to BBC radio this afternoon) the black boxes are too badly damaged to give any info, there's no evidence of terrorism apparently and the Chechen's are flatly denying it. Maybe there was a terror alert...

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by GC
Wed Aug 25, 2004 7:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking News: Plane With 62 Crashed Nr Moscow
Replies: 310
Views: 57192

RE: Breaking News: Plane With 62 Crashed Nr Moscow

analysis on BBC news 24 NOW!

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by GC
Wed Aug 25, 2004 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking News: Plane With 62 Crashed Nr Moscow
Replies: 310
Views: 57192

RE: Breaking News: Plane With 62 Crashed Nr Moscow

The second plane was flying to one of the black Sea resorts, also a Tupolev. Prayers to the victims. Although I'm getting a chill as this is starting to feel very familiar.

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by GC
Wed Aug 25, 2004 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking News: Plane With 62 Crashed Nr Moscow
Replies: 310
Views: 57192

RE: Breaking News: Plane With 62 Crashed Nr Moscow

Its on Sky news now!

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by GC
Wed Aug 25, 2004 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breaking News: Plane With 62 Crashed Nr Moscow
Replies: 310
Views: 57192

RE: Breaking News: Plane With 62 Crashed Nr Moscow

Sky news just mentioned that Russian ATC have lost contact with a second plane

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by GC
Thu Aug 19, 2004 7:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Life According To God,
Replies: 86
Views: 3069

RE: Life According To God,

Let's have a bit of sense. Some of the laws (such as the ones regarding farming, food, dress, ritual cleaning (hygiene in a world that knew nothing of germs) rules of engagement, prisoners of war etc) were culture current to the situation that the ancient Hebrews were in <acronym title="Royal Air Ma...

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by GC
Fri Aug 06, 2004 6:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senior Al Queda Operative Arrested In UK
Replies: 1
Views: 2228

Senior Al Queda Operative Arrested In UK

Seems the British police bagged a senior member of Osama's
network. It'll be interesting to see how this pans out.

http://edition.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/europe/08/05/uk.terror.arrests/index.html

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by GC
Wed Jul 21, 2004 4:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Times Editorial On The Left Behind Series
Replies: 30
Views: 3234

RE: NY Times Editorial On The Left Behind Series

"Last time I checked, there was no such thing as an absolute truth in these matters." Except Jesus said, He was the truth! Although I concur that we aren't always the best ambassadors for Him, it's down to whether or not you believe what He said about Himself. His offer was follow Him, or don't foll...

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by GC
Thu Jul 01, 2004 5:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Troops Were "forced Into Iran"
Replies: 16
Views: 2239

RE: UK Troops Were "forced Into Iran"

How am I not surprised at this "reaction" from Russophile? The UK has taken steps to build bridges with Iran, if we were spying on them we wouldn't have used a bunch of Marines and Sailors in a dinghy! It's the Iranians who should be giving some answers here. The BBC is pretty critical of the involv...

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by GC
Thu Jul 01, 2004 8:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Troops Were "forced Into Iran"
Replies: 16
Views: 2239

UK Troops Were "forced Into Iran"

Just heard his latest development on BBC news

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3854921.stm

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by GC
Tue Jun 22, 2004 7:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran Has Seized Three "British" Vessels
Replies: 52
Views: 2816

RE: Iran Has Seized Three "British" Vessels

"As far as the Vincinnes, The US was justifed in shooting that aircraft down, and no revisionist B/S from the left is going to change that fact." Hey, come on now, it's not as if the US military makes a habit of hitting the wrong target......oh, hang on a minute, yes they do. I forgot we lost more t...

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by GC
Mon Jun 14, 2004 5:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Rant
Replies: 32
Views: 1400

RE: Iraq Rant

"Not sure where your info is from, but Juno beach was the Canadian beach not Gold.

"

I was using an abbreviated "British" meaning, Canada, commonwealth etc, to save me re-writing it for each one. Although I didn't actually know which beach the Canadians were on, so thanks for the info

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by GC
Sun Jun 13, 2004 8:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Rant
Replies: 32
Views: 1400

RE: Iraq Rant

Here are the troops numbers for D-Day, seems pretty equal to me give or take a few thousand, not quite what's shown in those "USA saved everyone movies!" Many nations played their part. Gold 24,970 (British led Forces including Canada & Commonwealth) Utah 23,250 (USA Forces) Juno 21,400 (British) Om...

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by GC
Sat Jun 12, 2004 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Rant
Replies: 32
Views: 1400

RE: Iraq Rant

"Yes, we will take the credit thank you very much! " Although the fact that the RAF effectively castrated the Luftwaffe's fighter capability in north west Europe during 1940 certainly helped; as did the hundreds of thousands of commonwealth troops (from India, Nepal, S.Africa, Canada, <acronym title...

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by GC
Sat Jun 12, 2004 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraq Rant
Replies: 32
Views: 1400

RE: Iraq Rant

" if Japan hadn't bombed Pearl Harbor, which wouldn't have happened if not for Hitler." Sorry to butt in early, but Hitler got elected cause Germany was crippled after the first world war and he offered the German people their self esteem and military might back (albeit he was an evil bastard, but t...

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by GC
Sun Jun 06, 2004 10:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Know Any Amateur Bands / Musicians?
Replies: 15
Views: 1974

RE: Know Any Amateur Bands / Musicians?

"Nice to see you play an SG, Graeme"

That was a great guitar, I don't have it anymore, but now I play a Taylor acoustic and an Epiphone 335 mainly

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by GC
Sun Jun 06, 2004 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Know Any Amateur Bands / Musicians?
Replies: 15
Views: 1974

RE: Know Any Amateur Bands / Musicians?

Thanks Mark, appreciate the comment, it's nice to know I'm in rotation somewhere.  Smile

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by GC
Sun Jun 06, 2004 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Know Any Amateur Bands / Musicians?
Replies: 15
Views: 1974

RE: Know Any Amateur Bands / Musicians?

Yes, me

Some of my tunes can be had here


http://www.macidol.com/jamroom/bands/183/

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by GC
Sat Jun 05, 2004 8:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CIA Chief
Replies: 0
Views: 1052

CIA Chief

Is it just me or does George Tenet remind anyone else of..Chief Clancey Wiggum?

Well, you never see them in the same room and it could explain a lot if Wiggum's been running the "intelligence" services of late  Big grin

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