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by A3801000
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

Then theres dead journalists (Oles Buzina). If you are critical of the regime in Ukraine, your life really is in danger. That is a bit rich coming from a Russian, can you even still count all journalists murdered by Putins regime? Here is some help: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_journalists...

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

Well yeah...it takes a special interpretation of reality to see something positive in a situation where freedom of speech has regressed, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Press_Freedom_Index people being jailed for posts made online, That's Russia, not Ukraine: https://www.osce.org/representative-on-fre...

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

tu204 wrote:
I don't see where you see Ukraine moving forward,


I am not surprised

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

Putin signs a decree to simplify procedure for Ukrainians in parts of Russia-occupied Donbas to get Russian passports. A clear provocation from Moscow that was expected after election. He's hurt.

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

And - you are worried about Russia and its economy too much. 5 years ago everyone truly believed "it will take only a few months of sanctions and then they will come to negotiation table, return Crimea, etc.". Where things are 5 years later? Russians after all made it work for themselves,...

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by A3801000
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

It’s the second free and fair undisputed election in a row in Ukraine and it’s beginning to look like a democratic tradition in a region filled with despots and dictators. The message the Ukrainian people are sending to Russia is if we can do it, you can do it. Putin and his paid trolls don't like ...

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by A3801000
Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

Those 146% was a known one-time glitch in Russian election IT system - what does that have to do with Ukraine? 'one-time glitch' :rotfl: Well, at least voting in the russian parliament is better organised: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzGt_E5SIoA But yeah, tell us more about democracy not workin...

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by A3801000
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

https://gawker.com/5864945/putin-clings ... xceeds-146
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anrec80 wrote:
Well - according to him, 73% of Ukrainians preferred Putin.


Not 146% again? Putin on his way down?

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https://gawker.com/5864945/putin-clings ... xceeds-146

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by A3801000
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

It’s the second free and fair undisputed election in a row in Ukraine and it’s beginning to look like a democratic tradition in a region filled with despots and dictators. The message the Ukrainian people are sending to Russia is if we can do it, you can do it. Putin and his paid trolls don't like t...

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by A3801000
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mountain Biking
Replies: 5
Views: 885

Re: Mountain Biking

Twice a year in Provence/France, near Mont Ventoux, but really just to get to the next pub after a lovey ride.

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by A3801000
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

... But that won't happen with this pro-nazi regime in Kiev. Interesting how this 'pro-Nazi regime in Kiev' has no problem to lose a election and making space for a democratic elected new president, hu? Did Soros/Rothschild/pro-west/Nazi/lizard people, etc. forget to fix the elections? ;) Wouldn't ...

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by A3801000
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on
Replies: 261
Views: 19621

Re: Ukraine crisis - 5 years on

democratic election = 'whole mess', welcome to Russia 2019

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JetBlue uses facial recognition as boarding pass
Replies: 16
Views: 1962

JetBlue uses facial recognition as boarding pass

Just seen this, is this well known in the USA? I did not know that's already been done: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D4m4Z8kW4AUHGcp.jpg Here it is in full: https://twitter.com/mackenzief/status/1118509708673998848 and here: 'JetBlue Experiments With Using Your Face As A Boarding Pass' Source: https:...

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty
Replies: 156
Views: 13004

Re: 18 y/o Saudi girl in BKK arrested and in danger to get send back and face death penalty

And now ( from twitter): we are two Saudi sisters who fled from Saudi Arabia seeking asylum. Yet, the family and the Saudi government have suspended our passports and now we are trapped in Georgia country. We need your help please. This is us we had to show our faces so if something happened to us p...

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by A3801000
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Virgin Mary Statue Decapitated in California
Replies: 38
Views: 4163

Re: Virgin Mary Statue Decapitated in California

Sending 'thoughts and prayers'

Works when little children get shot in their heads, should work here too.

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by A3801000
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump wants Boeing to rebrand 737MAX
Replies: 82
Views: 9822

Re: Trump wants Boeing to rebrand 737MAX

He'll stop talking about her if we tell him how old she is.

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by A3801000
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

That's what anrec80 and Scorpius used to say. Wonder where they have gone and who replaced them :wink2:

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by A3801000
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

A101 you are just a troll. Quoting my post while letting half a sentence out is just trolling. might help to understand: - https://euvsdisinfo.eu/european-elections-2019/ - http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/ATAG/2018/620230/EPRS_ATA(2018)620230_EN.pdf - https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/...

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 30+ aircraft damaged at DFW?
Replies: 33
Views: 14993

Re: 30+ aircraft damaged at DFW?

http://www.interactivehailmaps.com/hail ... l-13-2019/

Shows San Antonio and Dallas hit rather bad, here is Dallas: https://maps.interactivehailmaps.com/Ha ... 2019-04-13
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Here is a hail map from today:

http://www.interactivehailmaps.com/hail ... l-13-2019/

Shows San Antonio and Dallas hit rather bad, here is Dallas: https://maps.interactivehailmaps.com/Ha ... 2019-04-13

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Concorde engine, seats etc. for sale on ebay
Replies: 3
Views: 3361

Concorde engine, seats etc. for sale on ebay

Easter is around the corner and maybe you are still looking for a little present? How about a 'Concorde Turbo-Jet Engine, Complete with Afterburner'? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Concorde-Turbo-Jet-Engine-Complete-with-Afterburner/113701876820 if the A Rolls-Royce Olympus Turbojet engine 593-610 is a ...

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia taken to ECHR over MH17
Replies: 9
Views: 4434

Re: Russia taken to ECHR over MH17

So far the ECHR has not shown to be weak on Russia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:European_Court_of_Human_Rights_cases_involving_Russia Russia even considered leaving: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/03/15/world/crime-legal-world/russia-may-leave-council-europe-european-court-human-r...

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia taken to ECHR over MH17
Replies: 9
Views: 4434

Russia taken to ECHR over MH17

The shooting down of MH17 is not forgotten, families of victims taking Russia to the European Court of Human Rights, 'Although Russia has repeatedly denied any involvement in the destruction of the aircraft, the applicants allege, in particular, that the Russian Federation was responsible for the de...

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired by police, car tries to crash into ukr. Amb. in London
Replies: 5
Views: 1194

Re: Shots fired by police, car tries to crash into ukr. Amb. in London

Why the hashtags? This isn’t Twitter. I just copied it from a tweet. Sorry if it was such a nuissance or in some way hurt you. First posts coming out: https://news.sky.com/story/shots-fired-by-police-in-holland-park-west-london-11692622 Ten seconds of editing would have been nice. I'll do it next t...

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired by police, car tries to crash into ukr. Amb. in London
Replies: 5
Views: 1194

Re: Shots fired by police, car tries to crash into ukr. Amb. in London

Comment by the Embassy of Ukraine to the UK Regarding the Incident Сьогодні, 17:12 Around 10 am on Saturday 13 April, the official vehicle of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom was deliberately rammed as it sat parked in front of the Embassy of Ukraine’s building. The police were called...

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired by police, car tries to crash into ukr. Amb. in London
Replies: 5
Views: 1194

Re: Shots fired by police, car tries to crash into ukr. Amb. in London

Sky News: Met police say shots have been fired by officers in the Holland Park area of West London.

The embassy of Ukraine to the UK says the "vehicle of the ambassador was deliberately rammed."

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shots fired by police, car tries to crash into ukr. Amb. in London
Replies: 5
Views: 1194

Shots fired by police, car tries to crash into ukr. Amb. in London

First news coming out now:

#London, shooting near Ukrainian Embassy in #Holland Park, #Kensington: police opened fire on a car that drove into the Ukrainian ambassador's vehicle. The man in the car was arrested, it's not known if he was wounded, no other details. All members of the embassy are safe.

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

I am curious how much Russia will try to influence the EU elections in the UK now that the UK could possibly remain. 'Secret services: Moscow is trying to influence EU election campaign' https://www.ccdiscovery.com/secret-services-moscow-is-trying-to-influence-eu-election-campaign Makes me also wond...

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by A3801000
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

A101 wrote:
I cant see any ambiguity in that and clearly defined


Because you don't want to

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by A3801000
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama/Clinton Pal connected to Manafort Deal
Replies: 4
Views: 1747

Re: Obama/Clinton Pal connected to Manafort Deal

Here are the facts:

- Craig was Obama's White House Counsel until he was fired in 2010.

- This indictment is for false statements Craig made in 2012.

- In 2012 Craig was working for Paul Manafort.

That should help to clear things up!

Maybe try a little harder next time.

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police
Replies: 67
Views: 5177

Re: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police

In 2016, Julian Assange declined to publish 68 gigabytes worth of leaked Russian docs that could have helped exposed the Russian government’s corrupt activities in Ukraine, even as it selectively leaked thousands of files designed to harm Hillary Clinton. https://foreignpolicy.com/2017/08/17/wikilea...

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756554

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Has this been discussed at all? Sounds like Boeing shot itself in the foot (again): 'Boeing has called 737 Max 8 “not suitable” for certain high-elevation airports...' - Before last month’s crash of a flight that began in Ethiopia, Boeing said in a legal document that large, upgraded 737s “cannot b...

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 756554

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Has this been discussed at all? Sounds like Boeing shot itself in the foot (again): 'Boeing has called 737 Max 8 “not suitable” for certain high-elevation airports...' - Before last month’s crash of a flight that began in Ethiopia, Boeing said in a legal document that large, upgraded 737s “cannot be...

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police
Replies: 67
Views: 5177

Re: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police

Yes he will. The US will take death off the table and the UK will oblige. Correct, the UK Government will not extradite to the US if there's any chance of the death penalty. If the Government decides that his case merits extradition after he's served his UK sentence, he will have the right of appea...

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police
Replies: 67
Views: 5177

Re: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police

So, how exactly will he suicide himself in the upcoming days? Two shots to the back of the head? Hanging? Shanked by another inmate? Or just shot when trying to "escape"? Going to be fun watching the prep walk when he lands on US soil. October 10, 2016 in Wilkes-Barre, PA: "This just...

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

No more pressure means that May and Corbyn will come to no result, I think that was it with Brexit. Expect a new extension by October.

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police
Replies: 67
Views: 5177

Re: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police

Kremlin spokesman: “We certainly hope all of his rights will be respected.”

:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police
Replies: 67
Views: 5177

Re: Julian Assange Arrested by UK Police

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

31st of October? Well, I have a friend from India, he always tells me that the Brits need a long time to leave. ;)

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by A3801000
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

UK ambassador to the EU Sir Tim Barrow has written to European Council President Donald Tusk to formally accept the extension of Article 50 to 31 October.
Now waiting for the clown show aka the British parliament

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

48 hours, EU has to come to a agreement tonight, May has to take it to the British parliament and get it to agree on it. We'll see... An extension date? Parliament already voted for an extension, I don't think they have to approve it. If an extension is granted, the Government will have to amend th...

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Newest rumours:
Most EU countries ok with longer extension
France: 30th of June max
Italy: close to walk out

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

48 hours, EU has to come to a agreement tonight, May has to take it to the British parliament and get it to agree on it. We'll see...

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus names ex Deutsche Telekom boss as next chairman
Replies: 0
Views: 629

Airbus names ex Deutsche Telekom boss as next chairman

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-airb ... SKCN1RM1LR
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'Europe’s largest aerospace company said it would propose former Deutsche Telekom chief Rene Obermann as chairman from 2020...'

Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-airb ... SKCN1RM1LR

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6611

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

To me it looks like a warning: Don't question Trump or else.

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: First Black Hole Images Result from International Effort
Replies: 34
Views: 2792

Re: First Black Hole Images Result from International Effort

https://youtu.be/BIvezCVcsYs How to take a picture of a black hole | Katie Bouman
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Here is Katie Bouman, the mastermind behind the algorythm explaining it: https://youtu.be/BIvezCVcsYs How to take a picture of a black hole | Katie Bouman

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election
Replies: 106
Views: 6611

Re: US Attorney General: "spying did occur" in 2016 Election

Barr is opening an investigation into whether the FBI opened an investigation with no evidence based on no evidence that the FBI actually did anything wrong. Is that right?

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

President of the European Parlament is having enough of the UK playing childish: 'I will firmly defend the integrity, efficiency & dignity of the European Parliament, the house of democracy. We need clarity: UK must decide and tell us what they intend to do. We cannot continue with this uncertai...

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Less then 60 hours to go, the British parliament is in session, discussing Council Tax, I am laughing so hard :D

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by A3801000
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 3167
Views: 194797

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

The UKIP MEP’s I will help elect, will represent me well. These racist little s***s usually don't bother turning up for any sessions and just take the money. 'UKIP MEPs turning up to fewer votes than any other party in Europe' unless of course it is about their own money: 'UKIP’s attendance at EU r...

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