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).
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Tugger wrote:Ever since Lucas designed it's systems to always let the smoke out, Britain has been safe!
Quite innovative those Brits...
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...Jump to post
flipdewaf wrote:. When the nuclear war comes there will be nothing left but cockroaches, Nokia 3310's and British plugs.
It's very easy. 1) Planned Parenthood performs 50% of all abortions in the United States. 2) Planned Parenthood finances hard left Democrats. 3) When the government pays, prices rise. 4) More money in Planned Parenthoods coffers = more money to give away to hard left Democrats. This very logical ca...Jump to post
Or it is about winning Florida in 2020. Just saying. That's probably down on the list behind Trumps pathological obsession with Obama and John Bolton whispering sweet nothings into his ear. If I were him I would be more worried about the the Puerto Rican vote in Florida. They do after all make up 2...Jump to post
Well I feel that the USA’s constant 7 decade romance with the Wahhabi regime is also horrible. Maybe in the 60’s and 70’s when other sources of petroleum were not available did we have to go and be friendly to the Al-saud dynasty. But now? Ridiculous! We should have had a clear policy of oil from o...Jump to post
That was my first thought exactly, but who am I to suggest that people have a chuckle over an obvious joke* when they'd much rather go off on long, hate-filled rants full of vitriol and mock righteous indignation? *That is exactly the sort of joke that appeals to my sense of humor- Saying something...Jump to post
"Almost every nation on Earth has fallen under the yoke of tyranny—the metric system," Carlson said. "From Beijing to Buenos Aires, from Lusaka to London, the people of the world have been forced to measure their environment in millimeters and kilograms. "The United States is th...Jump to post
texdravid wrote:Good news! Cuba needs more external pressure to change their ways, not less. The Cuban regime is reprehensible.
Your argument falls flat, because the effect of that can be measured in inflation, which isn't a problem right now. So obviously most of the tariffs are taken up by the importers.
Well I wouldn't be that harsh, but yes economic literacy is very poor in most people , and I'm sorry to tell you but from the countless posts of yours I have been privileged to read over the years that would include you. That doesn't make you dumb, I'm sure you excel in another field. :checkmark: Y...Jump to post
We would spend less if we wouldn't have to cover all the European freeloaders. So what does the two trillion dollars spent on the war in Iraq have to do with Europe? Or the billions upon billions in cost overruns on numerous DOD programs over the years. Ever look up the cost of having forces/bases ...Jump to post
I was never a fan of the F-14 until the "D" model came out with new engines. The B model had the GE F110's as well. When I was in it was called the A+, then someone decided to change it to the B. Why they didn't do that to begin with I have no idea. Here's a good video of what happened wh...Jump to post
California has been a good economic driver and provider for the United States. San Fransisco in particular has created more wealth and moved the wealth and the jobs it leads to across the USA. As much as people want to complain about California, you cannot deny that. Texas and Arizona, among many o...Jump to post
He only said things against NATO to push other member states into contributing more money, and that was wildly successful albeit not yet as successful as one might wish, but certainly more successful than all the velvet glove handling of the Obama years. . If I were European I would want to mention...Jump to post
One danger for places these people move to is that they may not have understood how liberal policies are destroying San Fransisco and California in general and promote the same policies in the cities they move to. I've been listening to the people are leaving California in droves argument for years...Jump to post
Nobody is leaving CA because of leftist policies like sanctuary cities, they are leaving for places with a lower cost of living so they can live "rich". Same reason why many retirees from Texas go down to Mexico I lived in Orange County back in the late 90's early 2000's. Great place to l...Jump to post
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySAabjpl160 San Francisco is in trouble. Decades of Liberal legislation has created an atmosphere where the middle class are moving away from San Fransisco because they can't afford to live there because of back breaking taxation and sky high housing costs coupled wi...Jump to post
Oh, I see. I knew it had to be solely Trump’s fault! Quite frankly yes. All the people Trump has surrounded himself with did not have the authority to unilaterally withdraw from JPCOA. Nor do they have the authority to deploy more forces to the Middle East. Only one person has that sort of authorit...Jump to post
Yes, you are correct. AA should not have gone cheap and used a forklift to remove engines. But after the fact, it was possible for the pilots to save the aircraft. They did themselves no favor pulling back on thrust as trained with a loss of engine. The forklift is only part of the equation. The mi...Jump to post
Or the troops are being sent there to show Iran that if they mess with our oil tankers or other assets they will regret it. But I guess with Trump you always have to assume the worst, . Most of our oil does not come from the Middle East so I don't know whose oil tankers you are talking about. And j...Jump to post
Not true. They took hostages who were Americans in their part of the world, after having staged a democratic revolution to overthrow the US-installed dictator. Sounds like workaday realpolitik to me. Still nothing done to the US homeland or civilian Americans - unlike other ‘allies’ in the Gulf. Th...Jump to post
Or the troops are being sent there to show Iran that if they mess with our oil tankers or other assets they will regret it. But I guess with Trump you always have to assume the worst, like that time everyone said we’d be in a nuclear war with North Korea. Amazing that you continue to ignore that th...Jump to post
Pentagon asking Trump to send several thousand more troops to Mideast as Iran tensions grow https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-iran-pentagon-troops-warplanes-20190523-story.html So "The Pentagon" aka the Trump administration, asks the Trump administration for more troops in ...Jump to post
stratclub wrote:There are reasons why some people will never procreate.............
N14AZ wrote:LMP737 wrote:I don't know if this counts but I did prove my wife she was wrong once and she admitted it.
Naaaaah. I know, this is the internet and you can claim whatever you want. But this is so unrealistic and unlikely, it’s ridiculous to claim such an achievement.
Of course there is no money for it - everything is given away to those claiming to be “poor” and “destitute”.
And how are they not fixing it? If you buy something that’s broken you return it. That’s what the German navy did according to the 2017 article you linked. Weel of course they are going to do that. However with all the problems the German Navy is having I think their funds should be used to fix tho...Jump to post
I don't know if this counts but I did prove my wife she was wrong once and she admitted it.Jump to post
Irrelevant. But it's also a job likely to be replaced by AI. It is quite relevant. I always chuckle when I hear people repeat the mantra of how they should be happy to have jobs, technology changes, companies have to be more efficient, outsourcing is a fact of life in the business world etc, etc. I...Jump to post
KFTG wrote:LMP737 wrote:So what do you do for a living?
Airlines are not jobs programs.
There’s no spin. I’m just stating facts. Bolton wants more military action and Trump has said no. I get the sense that you’ve never worked with other people in an organization. If you had, you would know that people don’t get fired just because they have a different opinion than their boss. It’s ac...Jump to post
UpNAWAy wrote:Rampers should not worry about future jobs that likely won't even exist in 20 years due to technology. Protecting unneeded jobs has killed a lot more needed jobs than saved.
Internal squabbles happen ALL of the time in administrations. And it’s not as if Trump has been shy to show people the door. It’s obvious that he is willing to invoke that option. You can try an spin this all you want. It still comes back to him either being fully on board or being asleep at the sw...Jump to post
Magog wrote:You are making my point. Trump takes foreign policy directives from people that are questionable but that does not mean that Trump has any desire whatsoever to launch a war with Iran.
Apparently you’ve missed the reports that say that Trump is actively feuding with Bolton. Trump has even publicly stood up to him. https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiEF31KLdl_9-ScsfKETwRyK0qFggEKg0IACoGCAowt6AMMLAmMMT5lwM?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US%3Aen Let me get this straight he's feuding w...Jump to post
Don’t confuse bad foreign policy with a genuine desire to go to war. Listening to Bolton over the years I would say he has a very strong desire for it. As for Trump you can only cone to two conclusions. One, he's fully on board with this and talk of his "restraint" is just part of the gam...Jump to post
I don’t think that we will go to war. Trump appears to be showing some restraint. I also don’t think that the Norwegian insurance carrier gives a rats ass about what the United States things. I am sure that they did their own independent assessment and that the result of that assessment was that th...Jump to post
I think, at this stage, it's more about Bolton than Trump; from what I hear, Trump is trying to restrain Bolton and may recognise (a) that withdrawing from the Iran nuke deal was a mistake and (b) that he is being manipulated down a path to war by JB and other hawks. I don't think Trump wants a war...Jump to post
We live in the age of trolls, and this is one of the ultimate trolls. It is soooo stupid that people will undoubtedly respond and that is all trolls want. So they say "FLAT!!!" and sit back and enjoy the attnetion they get as others try to educate them. Of course morons do need countering...Jump to post