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by LMP737
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Six countries added to Trump travel ban
Replies: 16
Views: 1190

Re: Six countries added to Trump travel ban

https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.reu ... SKBN1ZU2WD


Has overtones of the Immigration Act of 1924.
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sonicruiser wrote:
New countries added to travel ban

Nigeria
Myanmar
Eritrea
Sudan
Tanzania
Kyrgyzstan

https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.reu ... SKBN1ZU2WD


Has overtones of the Immigration Act of 1924.

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by LMP737
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Then Why Didn't You Stay in Mexico?"
Replies: 68
Views: 2266

Re: "Then Why Didn't You Stay in Mexico?"

The big difference today is that the newer immigrants have likely entered or reside in the USA illegally while those of past generations did so legally or when the laws were not strongly enforced. There was a time in this countries history where you just showed up and got off the boat. Then the des...

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by LMP737
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "Then Why Didn't You Stay in Mexico?"
Replies: 68
Views: 2266

Re: "Then Why Didn't You Stay in Mexico?"

Yes. The ones who left Poland, Germany, Italy, or wherever. The ones who came here, learned our language and customs, and joined ur society. They did not come here expecting to vote or otherwise be catered to in their native language, and expect Americans regardless of origin to walk on eggshells l...

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by LMP737
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay
Replies: 107
Views: 3404

Re: Buttigieg support asks to withdraw her vote on learning that he's gay

I said it before and I'll say it again, there's no way a gay man will be elected as President. There are too many people in this country who will not be able to look past that and will vote for Trump just because he's gay. https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1420957&p=213037...

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by LMP737
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 154922

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

. A board member is more or less an observer or at best a consultant. Yes, they hire/fire the corporate officers but that's about their only useful role. As executive he has a LOT more say over what happens next. And by listening to some of the things he has said he's either clueless or being less ...

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by LMP737
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump peace plan of the century
Replies: 53
Views: 2884

Re: Trump peace plan of the century

An Evangelical Perspective on the proposed Peace Plan: https://www.jpost.com//Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Donald-Trump-Deal-of-the-Century-peace-plan-proves-Israel-kissed-by-God-615570 “The Bible talks about the land that the Jewish people are living on, the land which the Jew haters call ‘settlements’ a...

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by LMP737
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What do you like or don’t like about the Trump Administration
Replies: 141
Views: 3813

Re: What do you like or don’t like about the Trump Administration

The one thing I like is that it has exposed evangelical Christians as the sanctimonious frauds that they are.

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by LMP737
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Duncan Hunter Pleads Guilty
Replies: 14
Views: 1206

Re: Rep. Duncan Hunter Pleads Guilty

And his seat will remain vacant until the election later this year. No special election. What an a$$#ole. Tugg What I found hilarious that his house.gov page and FB page still portrayed his as a family values man along with being fiscally responsibly even after his announcement to resign and plead ...

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by LMP737
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO
Replies: 300
Views: 38928

Re: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO

As much as I am furious with how things went so bad at Boeing.... I think Muilenberg is a scapegoat. I firmly believe Jim McNerney was the start of a chain of messes that happened to this day with his iron fist approach to labor. The outsourcing became massive under McNerney. The 787 should have be...

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by LMP737
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190098

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

At least one Wall Street analyst thinks costs will reach $20 billion (excluding any settlements). 737 MAX crisis could cost Boeing $20 billion, Wall Street analyst says For that amount of money, Boeing could have build a completely new aircraft AND bought the CSeries from Bombardier. That should an...

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by LMP737
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190098

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

We could also qualify this as a "political error" if you prefer, Revelation... Again, when you have responsibilities, like Boeing or another firm, you are forced to make a change to your policy. It would be too presumptuous to say that Boeing is still what it became almost 15 years ago, t...

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by LMP737
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190098

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

I don't think the word 'error' covers what happened with MAX. It was a deliberate strategy to avoid cost (sim training cost that Boeing agreed to pay) by making compromises on safety ('jedi mind tricks' to bundle MCAS in with STS and not mention it anywhere in the training material, classification ...

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by LMP737
Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190098

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Unless Calhoun changes the policy! People love hitting Boeing a lot even when things was going better for them. It is not normal that already in 2004 the 7E7 / 787 at the time was not a good idea... :roll: Many argue without obvious evidence. Changing a working method is feasible it is the responsi...

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by LMP737
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190098

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Revelation wrote:
Indeed, and it's hard to see someone with Calhoun's background leading the revolution.


Guys like Calhoun are part of the problem. Remember, he was on the BOD while all this was going on. It's going to be more of the same, just with a different name on the corner office.

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by LMP737
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Duncan Hunter Pleads Guilty
Replies: 14
Views: 1206

Re: Rep. Duncan Hunter Pleads Guilty

Why haven't Mr. Duncan resigned from Congress yet? After a felony conviction of a member, party leaders usually pressure them to step down. Katie Hill resigned quickly after her ex posted pictures, yet Mr. Duncan continues to draw a paycheck but is unable to perform his duties as a Congressman. Hec...

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by LMP737
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

AirWorthy99 wrote:
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That's a lot of naiveté in your part. Fed in part by our post modernist propaganda being fed to us daily.

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Wow. That amazing, coming from someone who is using the same sort of talking points that got us into the mess in Iraq now being used to justify actions against Iran.

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by LMP737
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

The Iranian people are good people, I meant obviously the government officials.. No you didn't, You said ."Lets stop pretending these are good people alright?" along with "They also chant “death to America”... not something nice people do, aside from killing Americans, are you so nai...

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by LMP737
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

With protests anew in Iran, Soleimani’s death probably made life safer for the protesters, not to mention others across the ME. No Americans have been injured since the action. I’m willing to consider the possibility the protest lead to the fall of the mullahs. Not sure how it will go, but they’re ...

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Lets stop pretending these are good people alright? Really? Which people are you referring to? Are you talking about all the Iranian people? Did you see a video of some Iranians chanting "Death to America" and decide all Iranians think the same? If that's the case, there's a word for that...

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta “Waiting To Order” Boeing NMA
Replies: 232
Views: 28693

Re: Delta “Waiting To Order” Boeing NMA

At an interview from the CES convention with CNBC, when Ed Bastion was asked about the Boeing 737 MAX, he went on to mention they were waiting to order their new airplane... the way he phrased it seemed like he meant the NMA rather than the MAX. You can watch the interview below, https://youtu.be/_...

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

AirWorthy99 wrote:
Really? Guess who have stated that Israel needs to be wiped out of earth? Sounds similar?


Did the Jews of Europe have nuclear weapons like Israel does? I'm rather sure the leadership in Tehran knows what would happen if they tried. I doubt they're suicidal.

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing
Replies: 42
Views: 1735

Re: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing

The fact that they can't give US Senators a straight answer should broadcast to the whole world that there really was no credible immanent threat posed by Soleimani. Seems to me no one in that administration is on the same page when it comes to this. Hell, at least the Bush Administration was on the...

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing
Replies: 42
Views: 1735

Re: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing

These things are relative, no one in DC, or elsewhere, likes Trump particularly; it’s just in comparison to the nutjobs put up in opposition, of either party, makes him the least worse choice. And he's not a nut job? The pathological lying, the completely non-scenically ramblings, the late night tw...

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Taking out this general is the equivalent of taking out Himmler from Nazi Germany (which was Hitler's number two). No, it is not. For one, we are not at war with Iran, Second, Iran is not Nazi Germany. Quite frankly to mention the two in the same sentence is rather ridiculous, Also, Himmler was nev...

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

I was promised WW III, oil at $100+ a barrel, wiped out bases in Iraq, the Straits of Hormuz mined and closed; an aircraft carrier sunk. What? You seem to think that if nothing has happened in the past couple weeks that nothing is going to happen. I really never gave much credence to talk of WW3. B...

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by LMP737
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing
Replies: 42
Views: 1735

Re: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing

Haven’t followed Mike Lee much, have you? He’s much like Rand Paul. Both I like very much on many issues. GF For the past couple years Rand Paul has been a loyal toddie to Trump. And now he's acting shocked that Trump did what he did. He is right about one thing, you would have to be brain dead to ...

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by LMP737
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing
Replies: 42
Views: 1735

Re: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing

Trump campaigned on getting the US out of the “endless wars”; not in one. This is the “good riddance” card. The mullahs are now stewing; their vaunted military only succeeded in a monumental “own goal” and theyre missing the chief terror master. Maybe we can now leave in a deliberate pace and let t...

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by LMP737
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing
Replies: 42
Views: 1735

Re: Sen. Lee (R-Utah) Skewers Officials After Iran Briefing

Aaron747 wrote:

Sounds like he’s not going to sit by and be silent as Pompeo leads his own little holy reformation of the ME.


Does anyone honestly think anything is going to change? There is virtually no chance a GOP lead Senate is going to stand up to Trump and put the brakes to any of this.

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by LMP737
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?
Replies: 210
Views: 8104

Re: Is There a Market for a Plain, Ordinary Car?

The best car I ever owned was a 2002 Saturn SL2. Reliable, easy to work on and had good gas mileage. It had a radio/CD player with a cassette player! That was about the fanciest option on that car. Manual windows, the only more way I could have gotten a more base model was to get the SL1 with a manu...

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by LMP737
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Kiwirob wrote:

The attack on the Saudi Aramco oil processing facilities at Abqaiq showed that they have precision targeting abilities.


Different delivery systems. The oil facility attack was conducted with drones that you can guide right up until the point of impact.

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by LMP737
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Do you not see a nuclear weapon is far different from anything including a MOAB. One nuke in a terrorists hands can obliterate 10x the losses in the Iraq war. The Iranian government chants death to America, funds terrorist networks, and yet oh why they wouldn’t supply that to them. That’s crazy?!! ...

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by LMP737
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

A willingness to supply extremest groups and a wonton desire to build a nuclear weapon. Oh what a fantastic combination. Wow, sounds a lot like the arguments used in 2002. Do we really have a leg to stand on? Why don't you look up the body count that resulted from the 2003 invasion? Iran is a posit...

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by LMP737
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

N757ST wrote:


Developing a nuke and using terrorist proxies around the world.


That's pretty thin. The truth of the matter is that we already have our foot on their neck. And then we act surprise when respond the way they do.

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by LMP737
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

The agreement did nothing to roll back the program, it just kept it status quo which would give Iran unlimited potential going forward to put their foot on our neck. Explain how a third world country on the other side of the planet with an economy and military a fraction the size of ours would be a...

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by LMP737
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

N757ST wrote:

Gotcha, so that is what “forced” Iran to mine ships, shoot down drones, and attack an embassy? Cool.


Once again, do you think any of those things would have happened if Trump had kept the US in those accords? Simple yes or no will suffice.

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by LMP737
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

I get that the US made a big action by taking the general out, but this again wasn’t the first move in the chess board. Are forgetting it was Iranian proxies that attacked our embassy? That they mined our allies ships? Are we just supposed to ignore those and say “America started it they killed the...

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by LMP737
Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

The Iranian response was quite restrained and not IMO designed to kill anyone, it was mainly for domestic consumption, to show the Iranian public that they were doing something, they cited UN article 51 as the reason for the reprisal. However I don't believe this is the end of it, Persians like the...

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by LMP737
Tue Jan 07, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

extender wrote:

Some people need killing because they are evil. Saddam, bin Laden, and yes Soleimani.

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Over four thousands Americans died all because as you say, he needed killing. I'm sure you got to enjoy all that killing from the comfort of your living room.

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by LMP737
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Lastly, if the US does carry strikes on cultural sites anywhere, I put myself on the record predicting it WILL mark the official and immediate end to American leadership, already on the ropes everywhere from South Korea to Europe, middle East to China, South America to Eastern Europe and Russia. Al...

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by LMP737
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Appeasement doesn't work. What "appeasement" are you referring to? Is it the nuclear accord you're talking about? Seem to be working just fine. I've heard this appeasement doesn't work argument before. The argument that usually follows is that if only we hadn't tried to appease Hitler. Of...

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by LMP737
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Exactly - barring a strike launched from SZL, nothing is a given. Again to quote Tucker Carlson: ‘every single one of these engagements has proven longer, more costly, and more complicated than we were promised - why? for who’s benefit?’ Tucker Carlson is a joke. In his eye's it's everyone else's f...

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by LMP737
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

. Try to read what I say before you let your Trump Derangement System send you into a blind rage. I wonder what sort of derangement syndrome leads people to believe that a war with Iran will be a cake walk? Maybe "Let me cheer lead this from the safety of my living room while other peoples kid...

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by LMP737
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

I highly doubt Iran is capable of this. Sounds like some nationalistic fervor? What do you think about the outdated Iranian Air Force? 40 year old Iranian aircraft would be sitting ducks. They are still flying F-4s for God’s sake. Today’s combat is all about air superiority. The US would likely not...

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by LMP737
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Saddam would be 82 and very likely dead by now. You know what—Iraq would in the same mess without us being there. Here are the facts. The US invasion cost the lives of 4000+ servicemen and around 250000 Iraqi lives. If we had not invaded those people would be alive today. And whatever happened to I...

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by LMP737
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike by US

Reddevil556 wrote:

Do you have to fight in it?


Nope, but I'm not on a soap box advocating that other peoples kids be out in harms way either.

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Reuters on Soliemani an why it was necessary to make him an example.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-security-soleimani-insight-idUSKBN1Z301Z


Yes, because blowing s#!t up and killing people has worked so well for us over the past nineteen years.

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

The inactions of Bush and Obama merely delayed the inevitable and in the process strengthened the Iranian regime. Negative. Iran is in this position for two reasons. One, the Bush Administration invading Iraq in the first place. No invasion, Saddam Hussein still in power which means guys like Solei...

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by LMP737
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike by US

. They also now have an ally in our media which is basically asking for an attack just so the President can look bad. Don't worry, Fox News, Brietbart, Drudge, The Blaze along with numerous talking heads on talk radio will pick up the slack and cheer lead yet another war. And their listeners will w...

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by LMP737
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 253
Views: 29071

Re: Boeing KC-46 Production and Delivery Thread - 2020

I think the most important question to ask is when is the KC-46 going to be ready operationally?

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by LMP737
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 27773

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

Well, if one strike at Iran’s terrorists isn’t enough, hit ‘em again! Iran cannot and will not win a war of escalation. Conventional Washington wisdom be damned. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-security-blast-taji/air-strikes-targeting-iraqi-militia-kill-six-army-source-idUSKBN1Z229P Tough ...

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