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by 777222LR
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery
Replies: 671
Views: 141499

Re: British Airways to paint 4 aircraft in retro livery

lostsound wrote:
Landor retro on the A350-1000 would be phenomenal.


OMG, yes!

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by 777222LR
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s your favorite fragrance?
Replies: 58
Views: 8793

Re: What’s your favorite fragrance?

I wear these two: https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.44084.jpg https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/8c8f75ae-c509-4fba-b16f-3efc5884b29b_1.04d45ab11677b4065dee01b192dcf5d1.jpeg?odnHeight=450&odnWidth=450&odnBg=FFFFFF Everyone compliments me on Issey Miyake. Which is fine, because it's not v...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Getting sick on the road
Replies: 17
Views: 1990

Re: Getting sick on the road

I got the flu in Dubai...well, I was "infected" with the flu, but not yet sick. I flew home via Istanbul and Houston. I started feeling not well on the IST-IAH flight. The next day after I woke up at home, 103 fever and straight up flu. It was THE WORST flue I've ever had. I'm just gonna s...

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by 777222LR
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 247
Views: 33493

Re: First Lufthansa A380 in New Livery Rolled Out

D-AIMD was my first A380 flight. 2013 FRA-IAH.

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by 777222LR
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Millennials Have Less Sex
Replies: 105
Views: 7325

Re: Millennials Have Less Sex

Okay, okay...stop the millennial bashing! Millennials were raised by which generation again???? 1. Millennials and myself (I'm 1980 so I fall on the tail and cusp of two generations) were taught that sex was bad. Throw in a hyper-religious family and bam, panic about what is a natural human need/des...

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by 777222LR
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Millennials Have Less Sex
Replies: 105
Views: 7325

Re: Millennials Have Less Sex

Well with Tumblr basically shutting down, maybe millennials will be back at it again.

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by 777222LR
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow
Replies: 49
Views: 2879

Re: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow

I can't believe that the Trump world didn't think this information would see the light of day. Running for President while seeking a hotel deal with the Russians..Nice.. Which vindicates every single news report and opinion where people suspected that Trump's admiration of Russia was due to potenti...

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by 777222LR
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow
Replies: 49
Views: 2879

Re: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow

Yeah, because it is illegal for an American businessman to open a hotel in Russia, this is a such a scandal! It is when there is foreign policy favorable toward Russia being negotiated with Russia in exchange for a hotel deal. It is when you coordinate with Russia and Wikileaks on hacking DNC email...

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by 777222LR
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow
Replies: 49
Views: 2879

Michael Cohen Lied to Congress about Trump Tower Moscow

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/29/politics/michael-cohen-guilty-plea-misleading-congress/index.html Oh, and Donald Trump lied to you about his involvement with Russia during the campaign. #shocker Trump's world is crumbling. Not mad about it. The dots are being connected really well. The president is ...

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by 777222LR
Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9502

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

Racism/immigration walk a VERY fine line. It's a very delicate subject that requires finesse. Unfortunately, the president, not really understanding how ANYTHING works, is a bull in a china shop with this subject, and many more. He inflames everything with every childish tweet. Charging up the natio...

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by 777222LR
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border
Replies: 175
Views: 9502

Re: US military to send 5,200 troops, helicopters, heavy equipment to border

It's a political stunt, it's divisive, it's being paid for by the people so Trump can rile up his base. They are nowhere near the US, but yes, let's spend millions of taxpayer dollars so your president can look like a tough guy and can finally play with his GI Joes. "Pew pew!"

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by 777222LR
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: N777UA- How much longer does she have?
Replies: 61
Views: 18948

Re: N777UA- How much longer does she have?

It's interesting to me we are having this conversation about the 777. I've been around these forums since 1997, 98 or so, and we used to have these threads about the DC-10.

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by 777222LR
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US boy, 9, killed himself after homophobic bullying.
Replies: 57
Views: 3076

Re: US boy, 9, killed himself after homophobic bullying.

Is it really realistic for a 9 years old human individual to develop established thoughts about their own sexual desire, let alone realizing their own sexual orientation? Yes. It begins with simply knowing you’re different. I had no interest in participating in activities the other boys liked and I...

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by 777222LR
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Damage repair in the post Trump era
Replies: 81
Views: 3341

Re: Damage repair in the post Trump era

I just ran past a former sales manager's status where she was praising the death of John McCain and said two ex-presidents to follow. I responded: "While I appreciate knowing you, this is a horrible post. A man died, and you are praising his death, followed by not be able to wait until two ex-p...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus a330 regional in the US
Replies: 103
Views: 14108

Re: Airbus a330 regional in the US

I think the wide body domestic usage in the US mainly has to do with positioning. That said, I've been on DEN-SFO and the flight was full on a 777. So I don't doubt there is a market for it, but maybe not all of the time. There are plenty of 777's and 787's in between EWR/SFO/LAX/IAH/IAD on UA. Amer...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: System Wide Outage on AA / no flights boarding
Replies: 20
Views: 6699

Re: System Wide Outage on AA / no flights boarding

This happened to me once flying OKC-DEN-SFO-ICN. While at Denver, we boarded the flight to SFO, a 777-200. The outage happened while at the gate. We were on the plane for 1.5 hours. The announced the issue, and let us deplane. While at the gate, I got a call on my cell from Global Services (I think ...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA 219 LHR-DEN diverts to PHX 23 July 2018.
Replies: 39
Views: 6690

Re: BA 219 LHR-DEN diverts to PHX 23 July 2018.

It is a bad day when the pilots have to buy fuel with a credit card. I want to hear this story If you ever get to visit the flight deck of a British Airways plane, there typically is a shell oil credit card attached to the airplane registration certificate in case they divert somewhere without a co...

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by 777222LR
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Clothing brands popular with gay men?
Replies: 66
Views: 12763

Re: Clothing brands popular with gay men?

Gosh...gay men wear anything under the sun. I will say this, as a gay man, IZOD is NOT trending, and neither is Calvin Klein. It's not like we all go shopping together and like the same things. I've seen gays have terrible fashion sense, and those who have incredible fashion sense. (Basically like a...

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by 777222LR
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit
Replies: 355
Views: 10606

Re: Upcoming Trump - Putin Summit

I'll be in Vienna next week, and I'm so glad he isn't doing it there, as it was under consideration. What a circus. I'm sure the people of Finland are just, so incredibly thrilled.

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by 777222LR
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 8335

Re: Supremely Screwed

I'm not going to say Nazi, racist, etc., however, as a gay man in the US, as a supporter of equal rights for all, I do hope that we don't regress and overturn the decisions the minorities, including myself, really need to remain in place. All of us really have no effect on your lives.

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by 777222LR
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Melania’s “I don’t really care” jacket
Replies: 29
Views: 1523

Re: Melania’s “I don’t really care” jacket

It was 85 degrees in DC that day...do you need a jacket, let alone one that says that? I don't have a problem with someone making a mistake...however, people are employed, and have been employed in past administrations to make sure that these gaffs don't happen. This administration however, seems to...

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by 777222LR
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?
Replies: 409
Views: 10677

Re: Is there anything Trump could do to lose your support?

Our country is going to hell in a hand basket. Trump turns us against the other. At least all other presidents understood that our democracy is fragile, we are a fragile people, peace is fragile. Trump just jumps in and rattles the cage hoping we fight each other. It's wrong.

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by 777222LR
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic Of Your Ride
Replies: 28
Views: 3171

Re: Post A Pic Of Your Ride

Infiniti Q60 Redsport 400 - Took this during some fog in the mountains of SE Oklahoma. Mountains in Oklahoma.. :rotfl: :rotfl: In the technical terms, yes there are. While not as tall as any mountains in the west, they are super old, therefore smaller. http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/oklahoma/mounta...

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by 777222LR
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement
Replies: 193
Views: 6251

Re: G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

This is honestly awful. Here I saw the world as getting closer, more civil, then bring in Trump, and I lose all faith in American humanity. We are in a dictatorship, because let's be honest, this only serves his mind. He consults no one. Congrats republicans, you elected a king. We saw all of this c...

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by 777222LR
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: hey girl, hey
Replies: 183
Views: 6719

Re: hey girl, hey

Seeing its pride month what sort of things have the gay people of the forum had to overcome? Any specific instances of discrimination? Sure: Beaten up for being gay Ousted from my family for being gay Conversion therapy that I did not agree to as a teenager Told I would certainly die of AIDS from b...

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by 777222LR
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: hey girl, hey
Replies: 183
Views: 6719

Re: hey girl, hey

Why isn't there a Straight Pride Month? Well, when you feel like people are judging you, threatening you, calling you names for walking down the street, simply holding hands with your partner, we will definitely give you a month. Until then, please enjoy your privilege. And, be thankful you don't n...

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by 777222LR
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Long Have You Been On A.net?
Replies: 81
Views: 4060

How Long Have You Been On A.net?

Hi!

So I wanted to see how long each of you has been on A.net. I just realized it's 2018, and I joined in 1998 (different username). I cannot believe it's been 20 years. That is insane and honestly, makes me feel old.

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by 777222LR
Thu May 24, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump not welcome at Sen. McCain's Funeral
Replies: 152
Views: 5891

Re: Trump not welcome at Sen. McCain's Funeral

Trump wouldn't be welcome at mine, either. No way, no how. He's awful. Every other president both Republican or Democrat, sure.

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by 777222LR
Sun May 20, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is photography good for a backup college degree for pilots wannabe?
Replies: 20
Views: 770

Re: Is photography good for a backup college degree for pilots wannabe?

I do photography on the side. I'm not sure you actually need a degree to be successful with it, rather, you need a brand and you need to self-study/intern. I'm not sure I'd spend that much money on a college degree in a field where you can make it big time, or you can struggle-bus it for forever. I'...

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by 777222LR
Sun May 20, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic Of Your Ride
Replies: 28
Views: 3171

Re: Post A Pic Of Your Ride

Image

Infiniti Q60 Redsport 400 - Took this during some fog in the mountains of SE Oklahoma.

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by 777222LR
Sat May 05, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: They dropped the "BOY" in boy scouts
Replies: 19
Views: 1018

Re: They dropped the "BOY" in boy scouts

Who cares? Listen: The world is changing. There's really nothing you can do about it. People's views change.

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by 777222LR
Tue May 01, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miss Vanjie... Drag Race Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 2291

Re: Miss Vanjie... Drag Race Thread

I am also a bad gay. I don't watch it. Doh! Ladies, just because you're gay doesn't mean you have to watch drag race, and it also doesn't make you a bad gay if you don't either. Now... https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DL385bUWAAAKu1Y.jpg:large LOL, I know. :-) I love me a good "Golden Girls" o...

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by 777222LR
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 2603
Views: 380198

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

So I've been pretty missing from checking this site regularly...is United ever getting their A350's?

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by 777222LR
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miss Vanjie... Drag Race Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 2291

Re: Miss Vanjie... Drag Race Thread

I guess I'm a bad gay. I've never seen one episode of the show and don't care to. I've met RuPaul a few times and all he likes to do in closed doors is talk about how stupid the gays are and how they'll buy into anything. Hmm. Imagine that. Are you serious? For someone who goes on about gay pride, ...

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by 777222LR
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Religious people live longer and are happier: study
Replies: 92
Views: 3404

Re: Religious people live longer and are happier: study

I will speculate on my long observances in the religious world. Most people, and even most religious leaders, are not so doctrinaire, literalists in terms of dogma, sectarian as several here on this site think. Religion for most of us is about how we live, respect our selves and others, and being a...

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by 777222LR
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 484
Views: 46551

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Is the job of president so "un-busy" that he has time to tweet all day long? It's astounding that he tweets more than a teenage girl. The rest of us have to work and all he does it bait his base and the opposing party every...damn...day. I guess the seriousness of his attack in Syria has a...

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by 777222LR
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's up with D-AIRY?
Replies: 25
Views: 4826

Re: What's up with D-AIRY?

Haha, flew this bird FRA-ATH a few years back. Thought it was funny. :-)

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by 777222LR
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook and Trump
Replies: 134
Views: 3406

Re: Facebook and Trump

The summary is the following. Targeted ads that elicit strong reactions from viewers were sent to folks that the company used mined data to know that they could get an elicit reaction from those people. Ads were targeted to those that would have a strong reaction and would post it as a share on the...

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by 777222LR
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Facebook and Trump
Replies: 134
Views: 3406

Re: Facebook and Trump

I've read this 3 times now and still have no idea what was actually done to influence people. You take a quiz online. Your answers are turned into inferences about your politics, your sexuality, your personal life. The quizzes subliminally provoke emotion in your answers. They figure out what turns...

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by 777222LR
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dems said they will offer McCabe a job
Replies: 33
Views: 1108

Re: Dems said they will offer McCabe a job

I'm sorry, but Trumpers literally defy logic...because they have none. What is it about Donald Trump that you love so much? Like, literally, a list. None of this "deflect to Obama/Hillary" crap that he pulls. The man is a moron. He's completely turning the tables of law and order, and Amer...

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by 777222LR
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sessions Fires McCabe 2 days before Retirement.
Replies: 62
Views: 2215

Re: Sessions Fires McCabe 2 days before Retirement.

Trump is absolutely ruining the morale of this country. He's turning the population against each other. He's a criminal, and his tweets have turned what was once an office of decorum, into a crazy, reality TV drama. It's absolutely shocking how low this country has gone, and how low Trump supporters...

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by 777222LR
Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Death penalty for drug dealers?
Replies: 72
Views: 2666

Re: Death penalty for drug dealers?

I want to chime in on this: Addiction runs in my family, and I'm also in recovery. (Alcohol, Xanax) Why was an I addict? Well, it's a long story, but in short, confusion about sexuality, abusive childhood, anxiety, depression. I've been sober for 6 years now. The most influential person in my recove...

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by 777222LR
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who is pointing guns on you?
Replies: 32
Views: 997

Re: Who is pointing guns on you?

(No more gun threads please. We have plenty.) I'd say we have too many "Negative Trump" threads, and all of the variations of that. Seems like every Trump Hater wants to have their very own thread that they've authored. Some, more than one... Aside from the 35% that love him, most of us a...

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by 777222LR
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump's Personal Pilot Up for FAA Administrator
Replies: 35
Views: 1495

Re: President Trump's Personal Pilot Up for FAA Administrator

Credit where credit is due: At least this guy knows about flying. More than Rick Perry knows about energy or Sonny Perdue knows about agriculture or Ben Carson knows about Housing and Urban Development... But, this guy's main claim to fame is he is the pilot for tRump. You just have to know someone...

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by 777222LR
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: President Trump's Personal Pilot Up for FAA Administrator
Replies: 35
Views: 1495

Re: President Trump's Personal Pilot Up for FAA Administrator

Again, nepotism. Real qualifications don't matter in this administration. My dad is a private pilot of a Cessna 336. He's also really successful in real estate and healthcare. So, I think we should nominate him as FAA Administrator. You run, you run, everyone runs! Everyone is qualified! (Just like ...

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by 777222LR
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ivanka Trump
Replies: 28
Views: 1645

Re: Ivanka Trump

This is nepotism. We have laws against it, but for some reason, where we are. Here's the deal. Trump has installed family members and friends into our system of government. They are profiting off of ALL of us by being able to create legislation that benefits them. Trump has NEVER been a selfless man...

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by 777222LR
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is misquoting Fox News to lie to the public,
Replies: 30
Views: 1292

Re: Trump is misquoting Fox News to lie to the public,

"I did not have sex with that woman" Bill Clinton I'm honestly tired of republicans using, "But Hillary! But Obama! But Bill Clinton!" - Your guy is the president. We can scrutinize him all we want. He DOES work for us, too. And honestly, we don't think he's doing a good job. I ...

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by 777222LR
Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump is misquoting Fox News to lie to the public,
Replies: 30
Views: 1292

Re: Trump is misquoting Fox News to lie to the public,

I do not know the medical terms to describe him, but I do know there are some, meanwhile let us us common language such as bullshitter, liar and deplorable. I have heard that word before somewhere, Deplorable???? "Malignant Narcissist" - Is the medical term. "Malignant narcissism is ...

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by 777222LR
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bash Israel
Replies: 22
Views: 1166

Re: Bash Israel

Can someone just delete this thread? This is just flame bait. Or do we allow that now? I've been on this website since 1998 (different username), and we used to just end it before it even got started. (I just realized how old I sound). Creeps away...with my walker and tennis balls.

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