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by Dano1977
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five people killed in terrorist attack near Parliament in London
Replies: 54
Views: 2907

Re: Five people killed in terrorist attack near Parliament in London

Isn't a big brother police state what the government wants? Have you been to London? That city is as close to a 1984 style surveillance city as you can make it. best regards Thomas Yep, But if you haven't done anything wrong then their is nothing to worry about. Plus also factor in the laws put int...

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by Dano1977
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five people killed in terrorist attack near Parliament in London
Replies: 54
Views: 2907

Re: British Parliament on lockdown after two people shot

4 confirmed dead including the attacker

20 people injured

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by Dano1977
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five people killed in terrorist attack near Parliament in London
Replies: 54
Views: 2907

Re: British Parliament in lockdown after two people shot

pvjin wrote:
I wonder what the motive is, could be either Islamic terrorism or some pro-EU anti-Brexit guy.


So far it's being called a "Firearms Incident" on the BBC

But the MET Police are now calling it a "Terrorist Incident"

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by Dano1977
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five people killed in terrorist attack near Parliament in London
Replies: 54
Views: 2907

Re: British Parliament in lockdown after two people shot

BBC now reporting...

12 people run over by a 4x4 vehicle

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by Dano1977
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Five people killed in terrorist attack near Parliament in London
Replies: 54
Views: 2907

Re: British Parliament in lockdown after two people shot

It appears that:

Several people run over by 4x4 on bridge. Crashes into barriers. Driver gets out and stabs a policeman, and then as he runs to get into parliament is shot.

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by Dano1977
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Article 50 Will Be Triggered On March 29
Replies: 46
Views: 1919

Re: Article 50 Will Be Triggered On March 29

So now we have a date article 50 will be triggered... I wonder how the negotiations will start... Good Morning Leaders of Europe, Lets save us all some time. We all know that these negotiations will go down exactly like the last major encounter we had with Europe in that we will win, Germany will co...

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by Dano1977
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What would happen when the Queen dies ?(article)
Replies: 60
Views: 4344

Re: What would happen when the Queen dies ?(article)

The Crown Estate belongs to the country, what the monarchy brings to that is 0. It's probably negative in fact, as it could be better used and bring more revenue. The French state owns plenty of stuff too, what that might bring into public coffers is not considered revenue from having a president o...

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by Dano1977
Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What would happen when the Queen dies ?(article)
Replies: 60
Views: 4344

Re: What would happen when the Queen dies ?(article)

I don't see how people can still care about or support monarchies. I'd be interested in someone explaining the reason they do, for me it's and archaic tradition that gives people privilege by birthright, a drain on taxpayers and without any positive use. Oh, the myth of the burden to the taxpayer. ...

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by Dano1977
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How do you make and take your steak
Replies: 48
Views: 2707

Re: How do you make and take your steak

Fillet steak.

A nice cast iron pan heated with butter - Place steak in pan.

cook for 10 seconds on 1 side - turn and cook for 10 seconds.

Serve onto plate with a nice home made Stilton and bacon sauce!

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by Dano1977
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - UK on WTO
Replies: 32
Views: 1257

Re: Brexit - UK on WTO

So if the EU wants a divorce settlement... Then It's reasonable to expect that the UK would have a claim to a share of the assets and/or a sum representing the amount that the UK has contributed to? The final amount (If any) has to be fair and reasonable and non punitive! Just because we are not a m...

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by Dano1977
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How much do you pay for internet?
Replies: 37
Views: 2428

Re: How much do you pay for internet?

I pay around £45 per month for Broadband,TV and landline phone.

That includes Sky and BT Sport
Sky Movies
300+ channels of tv

200+Mbps download speed unlimited non choked
Tivo box

unlimited free uk landline and mobile calls
unlimited free 0845 0870 calls (usually consumer help or other such)

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by Dano1977
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit - UK on WTO
Replies: 32
Views: 1257

Re: Brexit - UK on WTO

Hi, apparently the UK government still has to wrap their head about the fact that financial long term commitments made to other EU countries don´t just disappear by leaving the European Union, but have to be met until the commitment runs out. https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-01-31/brace...

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by Dano1977
Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F1 2016/2017 Off-Season Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 3657

Re: F1 2016/2017 Off-Season Thread

Any bets on Fernando Alonso having a fiery Latin hissy fit and walking out on McClaren, because he's not happy with the Honda power unit, and Jenson Button getting a recall?

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by Dano1977
Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Whitehouse Bans Press from Briefing
Replies: 57
Views: 2703

Re: Whitehouse Bans Press from Briefing

Trump is coming across as bit thin skinned... I posted this in another subject. but very apt for this topic Spot the odd one out: John F. Kennedy, 1961 – after he had been slated by the press over Bay of Pigs, and was asked as to whether he still read newspapers. Oh, yes. No, no, I think it is inval...

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by Dano1977
Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Actor Bill Paxton Died
Replies: 12
Views: 799

Re: Actor Bill Paxton Died

Game over man.... Game over.


61 is no age at all.

R.I.P

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by Dano1977
Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is Milo Yiannopolis, a thing?
Replies: 45
Views: 1912

Re: Why is Milo Yiannopolis, a thing?

1.Despite being tarred in the failing media as a white supremacist he has a penchant for picking up gay black men. For years he would leave late-night parties flamboyantly telling friends that he was “off to KFC” in the hope of getting lucky. And you're offering that as "proof" against wh...

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by Dano1977
Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is Milo Yiannopolis, a thing?
Replies: 45
Views: 1912

Re: Why is Milo Yiannopolis, a thing?

https://order-order.com/2017/02/22/12-things-wont-read-milo-elsewhere/ 1.Despite being tarred in the failing media as a white supremacist he has a penchant for picking up gay black men. For years he would leave late-night parties flamboyantly telling friends that he was “off to KFC” in the hope of g...

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by Dano1977
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GOP "Mainstream Accountability Survey"
Replies: 17
Views: 1058

Re: GOP "Mainstream Accountability Survey"

Oh, yes. No, no, I think it is invaluable, even though it may cause you—it is never pleasant to be reading things that are not agreeable news, but I would say that it is an invaluable arm of the presidency, as a check really on what is going on in the administration, and more things come to my atte...

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by Dano1977
Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps dementia.
Replies: 113
Views: 5066

Re: Trumps dementia.

He continues to build his narrative. He's just tweeted that the media are the enemies of the people. Next will come regulation and control in order to 'protect' the people, and slowly but surely the eradication of the biggest threat to his rule will begin. Once he has vilified and dismantled the org...

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by Dano1977
Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trumps dementia.
Replies: 113
Views: 5066

Re: Trumps dementia.

Everyone and everything is terrible. He, however is tremendous. It was like the live stream was on a loop, he just keeps repeating the same thing over and over Dementia - who knows. Narcissist - Yes Symptoms include:- exaggerating their own achievements and abilities (I'm worth 5,10,15,20,50 Billion...

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by Dano1977
Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peugeot might take over Opel/Vauxhall!
Replies: 64
Views: 2352

Re: Peugeot might take over Opel/Vauxhall!

PanHAM wrote:
High labor costs can be cheaper when combined with high productivity.



Ellesmere Port would be the most likely candidate. It only produces the Astra.


Doesn't Luton build the Vans for Renault, Vauxhall/Opel and Nissan?

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by Dano1977
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government
Replies: 44
Views: 1862

Re: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government

I have taken an interest in foreign politics in recent weeks. I am always intrigued and entertained watching a session of the British House of Commons, and it got me thinking about a few questions. 1. Would the US benefit from a weekly congressional questions to the president segment that works ver...

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by Dano1977
Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government
Replies: 44
Views: 1862

Re: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government

Impressive achievements! And yet, Britain has failed to make its own airliner design in decades preferring to mooch off European projects instead. Their space-programme failed to send a rocket into space after the abortive "Black Arrow" project of the 60's preferring to mooch off the Amer...

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by Dano1977
Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government
Replies: 44
Views: 1862

Re: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government

Salt for the chip on your shoulder sir? Again, no thread no response, this one is on OP. I won't deny that the British have messed up almost everything, but they've also done plenty of positive things. But the more important point is that the people that messed things up are dead. Gone. And blaming...

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by Dano1977
Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government
Replies: 44
Views: 1862

Re: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government

Almost every world issue or failure has a British hand in it, starting from Americas, India-Pakistan, Malaysia-Singapore and Israel-Palestine are just few examples. Watch John Oliver's comments on Colbert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJR9QjezRGg&feature=youtu.be&t=318 You guys cannot ev...

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by Dano1977
Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government
Replies: 44
Views: 1862

Re: If the US Gov't worked more like the British Government

I have taken an interest in foreign politics in recent weeks. I am always intrigued and entertained watching a session of the British House of Commons, and it got me thinking about a few questions. 1. Would the US benefit from a weekly congressional questions to the president segment that works ver...

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by Dano1977
Tue Feb 07, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hypocrisy On Executive Orders
Replies: 45
Views: 1685

Re: Hypocrisy On Executive Orders

What are the checks and balances for issuing Executive Orders? Who actually points out to the President, that the order he just signed could be overturned by a Federal Judge or SCOTUS? you just wrote it !? So there is nobody in the westwing that can actually point out something that is likely to ge...

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by Dano1977
Tue Feb 07, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hypocrisy On Executive Orders
Replies: 45
Views: 1685

Re: Hypocrisy On Executive Orders

What are the checks and balances for issuing Executive Orders?

Who actually points out to the President, that the order he just signed could be overturned by a Federal Judge or SCOTUS?

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by Dano1977
Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: BAE Systems joins Turkish TF-X program
Replies: 2
Views: 1318

Re: BAE Systems joins Turkish TF-X program

mercure1 wrote:
Looks like a F-22/F-35 hybrid.

Have they settled on 1 versus 2 engine options?


Image


I believe they have agreed on a 2 engine config

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by Dano1977
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The cars of your childhood
Replies: 55
Views: 3055

Re: The cars of your childhood

I used to get taken to school in one of these.

Image

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by Dano1977
Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House
Replies: 42
Views: 1751

Re: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House

Antwerp WAS secured before Market-Garden. It was the Schelde waterway leading to Antwerp that needed securing. Specifically the 'Breskens Pocket' on the south bank and Walcheren and South Beveland on the north bank. Read the sentence just above this in your current post, it reads: And why were the ...

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by Dano1977
Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May to GOP - Trump
Replies: 61
Views: 2033

Re: Theresa May to GOP - Trump

We can have cooperation and an agreement with the US on defense (although with Trump, that's debatable). But European defense should be first and foremost an European endeavour. No US general involved. Can you imagine an European general dictating things on US soil ? very much so. The second in Com...

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by Dano1977
Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Theresa May to GOP - Trump
Replies: 61
Views: 2033

Re: Theresa May to GOP - Trump

Whilst stopping short of calling for a “punitive” deal, Mr Verhofstadt said the EU would be guided by the principle that “you can never have outside the European Union a better status than as member of the European Union”. And there are still some here who say the threats come from the UK side. The...

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by Dano1977
Fri Jan 27, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House
Replies: 42
Views: 1751

Re: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House

This would be the same Monty By the time of the Bulge You should know that "the bulge" proved Ike right. He assumed that there would be no general attack in that area because it would fail and in the end it would be a suicidal move, and that's exactly what happened. The US Historians beli...

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by Dano1977
Fri Jan 27, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House
Replies: 42
Views: 1751

Re: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House

America was happy to sit out and let her allies fight it out themselves. Britain had held off the Nazis for almost 3 years before the first US boot hit European soil. Well when Europe began making noises like it wanted to go to war again there was some debate on this side of the pond as to whether ...

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by Dano1977
Fri Jan 27, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House
Replies: 42
Views: 1751

Re: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House

This would be the same Monty By the time of the Bulge You should know that "the bulge" proved Ike right. He assumed that there would be no general attack in that area because it would fail and in the end it would be a suicidal move, and that's exactly what happened. The US Historians beli...

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by Dano1977
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House
Replies: 42
Views: 1751

Re: Why the Churchill Bust Belongs in the White House

America was happy to sit out and let her allies fight it out themselves. Britain had held off the Nazis for almost 3 years before the first US boot hit European soil. Well when Europe began making noises like it wanted to go to war again there was some debate on this side of the pond as to whether ...

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by Dano1977
Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Indonesia orders 5 A400M aircraft
Replies: 26
Views: 5306

Re: Indonesia orders 5 A400M aircraft

Aren't these A400's some of the German examples sold/not taken delivery/rejected?

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by Dano1977
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Inauguration Day letters made public...Clinton to Bush, Bush to Obama
Replies: 4
Views: 475

Re: Inauguration Day letters made public...Clinton to Bush, Bush to Obama

tommy1808 wrote:
727LOVER wrote:
One day, we'll see what Obama has left for Trump


...in 140 characters or less.

best regards
Thomas



You owe me for a new keyboard and monitor, :lol:

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by Dano1977
Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 35617

Re: EU referendum today

Yes, and the UK will revert to WTO trade conditions, as she stipulated she would be happy to do. Of course they will. They are a member after all. Which by the way makes the whole import tariff as a negotiating tool irrelevant, since the UK is not free to set those. So judging by this table at the ...

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by Dano1977
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 35617

Re: EU referendum today

Actually, article 50 stipulates the ax is going to fall two years after the exit has been triggered by the official declaration , so Britain can and likely will draw out the negotiations and their enjoyment of all membership benefits to the last day, meaning March 2019 if the declaration is indeed ...

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by Dano1977
Wed Jan 18, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 35617

Re: EU referendum today

The EU negotiating strategy was based on the UK wanting to keep access to the single market, etc, etc. . you got that wrong. The UK government deluded itself into believing that they can get access to the common market without having to accept EU Immigrants. After about half a year of the EU making...

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by Dano1977
Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 35617

Re: EU referendum today

The Wee Krankie north of the border has just threatened another independence referendum..... She should hold one every year, one day the rest of the UK may strike it lucky! :crossfingers: She really is a one trick pony. I believe Theresa May has played a blinder.... The EU negotiating strategy was b...

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by Dano1977
Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 35617

Re: EU referendum today

All those Pakis , Indians, Afghans in the UK came of course thanks to the EU. Hard Brexit, good. Let us (the EU) not be unfriendly to the UK, but no banking passport and no BS about being half in half out the customs union. Racist much? That is a derogatory comment towards peoples of Pakistani orig...

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by Dano1977
Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU referendum today
Replies: 790
Views: 35617

Re: EU referendum today

PM Theresa Mays Pre Briefed quotes from todays speech. “A little over six months ago the British people voted for change. They voted to shape a brighter future for our country. They voted to leave the European Union and embrace the world. And they did so with their eyes open: accepting that the road...

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by Dano1977
Sat Dec 24, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin
Replies: 117
Views: 4873

Re: BREAKING :: Suspected terror attack on Christmas Market in Berlin

From what is available in the News, the guy did not go o express Trains, which require a Reservation. Instead he used local and egional Trains. tickets can be bought from a vending machine at stations. I rather have a Terrorist killer travel 1000 km through Europe undetected before he is asked by P...

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by Dano1977
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AMEX To Give New Parents In US 20 Weeks Paid Leave
Replies: 71
Views: 3004

Re: AMEX To Give New Parents In US 20 Weeks Paid Leave

Haha I was in a similar situation when I worked for NCR in NZ, we got a much better deal that our American colleagues, when we had Americans come down it was always a hot topic of conversation, how badly screwed the average US employee was. When folks like BMI open up against this it's really just ...

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by Dano1977
Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: AMEX To Give New Parents In US 20 Weeks Paid Leave
Replies: 71
Views: 3004

Re: AMEX To Give New Parents In US 20 Weeks Paid Leave

I think something like this should be national policy, Absolutely not. Business should be run how the owners please and if that does not suit you then work somewhere else. Nobody has a basic right to get paid for not working. It is a nice perk, but taking it away as a chip for employers to use is a...

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by Dano1977
Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Italian constitutional referendum
Replies: 49
Views: 2133

Re: Italian constitutional referendum

Something needs to happen in Italy. When Bellasconi was pushed out, the President of Italy at the time allowed Mario Monti an EU technocrat to act as a PM and form a unity government consisting of all major parties until the next scheduled election. This he did pushing through tax reforms, austerity...

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