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by scbriml
Wed Aug 24, 2022 12:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 108
Views: 5952

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

I'm 100% sure that if Donald Trump or Boris Johnson had given a party in the backyard of the White House or Downing Street 10 where two bear-breasted women would let themselves be photographed while kissing this forum would be too small for the outrage. Why would anyone be outraged by seeing bear b...

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 24, 2022 9:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 108
Views: 5952

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

Totally different situation. Nobody came to Johnson's defense saying his behaviour was normal. Say what? :o Apart from the vast majority of Conservative MPs and the right-wing press and plenty of Tory voters questioned in the street? Apart from all of them? The man stood up in Parliament and lied a...

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 24, 2022 8:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Whether it was OK? I don't know. I don't like to see people killed. Having said that, the country of Russia, wholesale or in retail parcels, is a legitimate target, isn't it? Very few like seeing people killed. But, let's not forget that we're dealing with a regime that quite happily sends its bung...

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by scbriml
Tue Aug 23, 2022 4:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

We are now in day 181 of this war: Besides destruction, what has Russia accomplished in six weeks? In no way should a powerful country have taken six months to conquer what Ukraine *used* to be. Instead there is now a nation forged to survive. What has Russia accomplished? 1. Occupied a significant...

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by scbriml
Tue Aug 23, 2022 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

The only surprising thing is that it hasn't happened earlier, but maybe that's the one positive outcome from the Ukraine invasion: it has finally galvanised them. I was thinking more that they believe that Putin has become weak enough so they can start peeling at the edges. We'll have to wait and s...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 22, 2022 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 108
Views: 5952

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

Well there's the not-her-husband dude licking or kissing her neck. If you don't consider that cheating, I have the world's biggest cuckold badge to send you. You've already been informed as to the true nature of what happened. Here is confirmation from Olavi. https://www.news.com.au/finance/work/le...

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by scbriml
Sun Aug 21, 2022 10:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party
Replies: 108
Views: 5952

Re: Finnish Prime-minister suspected of drug use after dancing like a normal person at a party

She sure is hot though. As for her behavior as head of state I think you should conduct yourself a little more professionally or not video it. Ask her out, bro. I bet she likes your type and I have a feeling you have a way with the ladies I think his preference is for a different type of profession...

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by scbriml
Sat Aug 20, 2022 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders Boom Overture aircraft
Replies: 146
Views: 18778

Re: American Airlines orders Boom Overture aircraft

We have seen these concepts come and ago but a non refundable deposit. Either the deposit is small or a tax write off. Or Boom........is..........(gasp).........for real. "American Airlines and Boom Supersonic today announced the airline’s agreement to purchase up to 20 Overture aircraft, with...

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by scbriml
Sat Aug 20, 2022 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders Boom Overture aircraft
Replies: 146
Views: 18778

Re: American Airlines orders Boom Overture aircraft

Scientific institutions around the World have studied whether its possible to reduce the audible shockwave of an aircraft flying at speeds greater than mach 1 (sonic boom) that spread out behind the aircraft like a ship's wake. None have yet concluded that it's even possible, let alone what the nec...

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by scbriml
Fri Aug 19, 2022 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian pilots fall asleep and miss descent at ADD
Replies: 34
Views: 8392

Re: Ethiopian pilots fall asleep and miss descent at ADD

penguins wrote:
This could have ended very, very, very badly. Glad all are okay. Scary stuff...


Literally every single flight ever "could" have ended very, very, very, very, very, very badly.

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by scbriml
Fri Aug 19, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian pilots fall asleep and miss descent at ADD
Replies: 34
Views: 8392

Re: Ethiopian pilots fall asleep and miss descent at ADD

Zero sympathy. Those pilots should be immediately fired. I worked two jobs in graduate school. My second job was doing night shifts in a hospital. I never fell asleep as I would have been fired. Those pilots are a disgrace. Lucky no one was killed. Of course, this exact thing would never happen at ...

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by scbriml
Thu Aug 18, 2022 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline seats too small? The FAA may soon change that
Replies: 141
Views: 17146

Re: Airline seats too small? The FAA may soon change that

Etheereal wrote:
You're looking at it the opposite way: Go from 3-3-3 to 3-4-3, as some 777s are.


Is it really "some", or is it "most"?

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by scbriml
Thu Aug 18, 2022 11:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vos fires Gableman, ends Wisconsin election fraud investigation
Replies: 11
Views: 1132

Re: Vos fires Gableman, ends Wisconsin election fraud investigation

Virtual737 wrote:
scbriml wrote:
Out of interest, what would happen if they did decertify the 2020 result? What would change?


Several million morons would say that Trump was right.


So nothing would change. :rotfl:

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 17, 2022 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheney defeated in Wyoming
Replies: 107
Views: 6541

Re: Cheney defeated in Wyoming

How do you know where that ballot is once it is in the mail? Only the ones they receive, there is no way of knowing if every ballot that was mailed made it to the machine which is why if you want a "free and fair" election the voter should have to go in person if able and put the ballot i...

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 17, 2022 11:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheney defeated in Wyoming
Replies: 107
Views: 6541

Re: Cheney defeated in Wyoming

Avatar2go wrote:
Despite this, Lindell and others (notably Dr Frank) are undeterred, they continue to make election fraud claims, and travel around the country doing paid speaking engagements.


AKA grifting. Separating gullible folks from their hard-earned.

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 17, 2022 10:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When will Fox news get sued into oblivion
Replies: 60
Views: 3698

Re: When will Fox news get sued into oblivion

And, before the MAGAs start whining about "both sides do it" let me just say that we need BOTH SIDES in this case. I would even demand "both sides" (read: MAGAs) be forced to watch the other side. Every American knows the MAGA side of the story. We MUST DEMAND the "other&qu...

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 17, 2022 10:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When will Fox news get sued into oblivion
Replies: 60
Views: 3698

Re: When will Fox news get sued into oblivion

cskok8 wrote:
There is supposed to be free speech, not free lies


The trouble is, one man's lies are another's "alternative truth".

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 17, 2022 7:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cheney defeated in Wyoming
Replies: 107
Views: 6541

Re: Cheney defeated in Wyoming

So, the people of Wyoming have voted Liz Cheney out of office. Apparently, the vast majority of people in Wyoming, when given the choice between truth, free and fair elections, and the rule of law, or lies, conspiracy theories, and demagogic fascism, have chosen the later. I'm really not very surpr...

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 17, 2022 12:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

https://www.newsweek.com/october-us-report-details-vladimir-putin-russia-plans-ukraine-invasion-1734245 Give me the Willie's just thinking what would have happened if the former Prez was in office came February 24th. Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February was tipped off to President Joe Biden las...

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by scbriml
Tue Aug 16, 2022 7:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security/oval-office-incident-2019-perfectly-illustrates-trumps-approach-state-rcna43293 This carelessness has been going on for years. Yeesh. That article paints a sad picture of an intellectual midget who spent more time on the golf course than he did wit...

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by scbriml
Tue Aug 16, 2022 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders Boom Overture aircraft
Replies: 146
Views: 18778

Re: American Airlines orders Boom Overture aircraft

Supersonic flying for the rich elite in a World ravaged by climate change. That's going to be a really good look for AA and UA.

Not that I think there's any chance of this happening

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by scbriml
Tue Aug 16, 2022 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Another explosion in Crimea, probable military storage facility; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_AZVrQlnDQ Russia admits it's sabotage, either internally, or by Ukrainian special forces or a more likely combination; https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-62560041 https://newfastuff.com/wp-conten...

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by scbriml
Tue Aug 16, 2022 8:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

The list of seized documents by the FBI at MAL do not list Trump's passports. He was likely claiming they were 'seized' trying to play the political prosecution card again for support and $$$'s from his base supporters. More likely he doesn't actually know when he's lying or telling the truth, he j...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 15, 2022 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia MOU for Airbus A330-900
Replies: 38
Views: 6792

Re: Malaysia MOU for Airbus A330-900

Who knows the A330-900NEO might find its success in the Asian market just as the A330-300 did. Time will tell. A388 Which wouldn't be surprising since the A330-900 is the A330-300 neo (i.e., same frame with new engines). Saying "A330-900neo" (lowercase) is incorrect and not what Airbus ad...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 15, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

Also that just because they were marked classified, doesn't mean they were actually classified. Right. From everything I've read on this subject, and the widely claimed (but unproven) "Trump declassified them all." it's my understanding that once a document is declassified, it requires th...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 15, 2022 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

It's the Daily Mail. I would take anything they write with a pinch of salt the size of a football. "it was alleged" is usually Mail talk for "our editor" just like "people are angry" instead of "our paymasters". Saying that, I don't doubt (and sincerely hope ...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 15, 2022 2:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Thought: Someone Buys Out Boom?
Replies: 13
Views: 2813

Re: Thought: Someone Buys Out Boom?

PvdE wrote:
Aesma wrote:
Airbus will not even consider it, as it's an environmental nightmare and a PR disaster.


Indeed, as out-of-place in an era of climate crisis as space tourism.


No, no, it's all fine as long as it's only the super-rich elites who get to go from A to B in half the time. :sarcastic:

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 15, 2022 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia MOU for Airbus A330-900
Replies: 38
Views: 6792

Re: Malaysia MOU for Airbus A330-900

Avolon includes various subsidiaries such as CIT Leasing which also has A330neos on order. Ah, OK that's reasonable then. I think that is just poor quality rendering (Airbus’s are frankly never the best). Especially the “yellow pattern” on the tail logo. There's nothing wrong with the rendering on ...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 15, 2022 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia MOU for Airbus A330-900
Replies: 38
Views: 6792

Re: Malaysia MOU for Airbus A330-900

MH has announced they intend to acquire 20 A330-900. 10 will be purchased direct from Airbus with 10 leased from Avalon. Unless Avolon is behind some of the 20 undisclosed A339s, they'll have to order some more because the July Airbus O&D spreadsheet show Avolon only having nine A339 on order w...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 15, 2022 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Sales Campaigns and Prospects Thread - 2022
Replies: 100
Views: 24325

Re: Airbus A330neo Sales Campaigns and Prospects Thread - 2022

10 A339 new orders placed directly with Airbus, 10 more come from Avolon's current orderbook . MAG will also conduct a sale and leaseback agreement with Avolon for their direct purchases with Airbus. https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220812005214/en/Avolon-Agrees-Transaction-for-20-A330neo-A...

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 15, 2022 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia MOU for Airbus A330-900
Replies: 38
Views: 6792

Re: Malaysia MOU for Airbus A330-900

They have a long history of operating the A330, so this seems an eminently sensible replacement for their existing fleet.

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by scbriml
Mon Aug 15, 2022 7:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

But with all the warts exposed now it will be a tall order for the essentiai intelligence of the American electorate to be fooled again four years later. I wish that were true. Unfortunately, unless he's barred from running again, Trump will be a strong candidate in 2024, his ego will dictate it. A...

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by scbriml
Sun Aug 14, 2022 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Not inconvenient at all, but I observe some double standards over here. We are condemning the Russian attacks on cities like Mariupol and others for obvious reasons, just as has been done with targeting cities by the Luftwaffe” as mentioned in the quote made by “Bomber” Harris and posted upthread. ...

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by scbriml
Sat Aug 13, 2022 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cubana IL96 landing
Replies: 21
Views: 5454

Re: Cubana IL96 landing

MR27122 wrote:
On the basis of sound, I'm of the "opinion" that it's the most photographed landing in the history of aviation.


Don’t think it would even be close to the number of photographers for the last Concorde flights to Heathrow. It sounded like one photographer taking lots of shots to me.

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by scbriml
Sat Aug 13, 2022 12:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vos fires Gableman, ends Wisconsin election fraud investigation
Replies: 11
Views: 1132

Re: Vos fires Gableman, ends Wisconsin election fraud investigation

Out of interest, what would happen if they did decertify the 2020 result? What would change?

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by scbriml
Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage in New York
Replies: 27
Views: 2370

Re: Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage in New York

avier wrote:
I sometimes agree with the way China treats these religions and burns their books.


Nice. Who gets to decide?

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by scbriml
Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mega-Millions jackpot at 1.2 billion
Replies: 60
Views: 3125

Re: Mega-Millions jackpot at 1.2 billion

Don't know. They have 6 months to claim. My guess is that it's an individual, not like a group. They can remain anonymous in IL so we will likely never know. Or they forgot about the ticket, left it in their pocket, it went through the laundry and they washed away $1.2 billion! Now that's what you ...

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by scbriml
Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

casinterest wrote:
Whatever happened to Trump's "Best People". Shouldn't they have had a handle on this?


They were too busy trying to get their pardons arranged.

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by scbriml
Fri Aug 12, 2022 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Got a link to that? The crying bit, I have seen the Videos of her harrassing folks. Best regards Thomas I saw the video on Twitter, but now I realise "Yulia" had posted it on Telegram. https://mobile.twitter.com/vic_top555/status/1556807235074158593 The words 'dumb blonde' come to mind. B...

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by scbriml
Fri Aug 12, 2022 10:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Got a link to that? The crying bit, I have seen the Videos of her harrassing folks. Best regards Thomas The Ukranians have had some fun with it: https://www.newsweek.com/ukraine-mocks-crying-russians-crimea-explosions-video-saky-air-base-1732826 That Ukrainian video had already been shared in this ...

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by scbriml
Fri Aug 12, 2022 7:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Got a link to that? The crying bit, I have seen the Videos of her harrassing folks. Best regards Thomas The Ukranians have had some fun with it: https://www.newsweek.com/ukraine-mocks-crying-russians-crimea-explosions-video-saky-air-base-1732826 That Ukrainian video had already been shared in this ...

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by scbriml
Fri Aug 12, 2022 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

https://mobile.twitter.com/DefenceU/status/1557621932429819907 On the lighter side, this is some serious trolling by the Ukrainian govt. or the one crying on Twitter because her holiday got cancelled after she filmed herself abusing Ukrainians in Salzburg. . Got a link to that? The crying bit, I ha...

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by scbriml
Thu Aug 11, 2022 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

Indeed, for me, my mind went back to a quote from 80 years ago from Sir Arthur 'Bomber' Harris; https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https://img.libquotes.com/pic-quotes/v4/arthur-travers-harris-quote-lbv7j9e.jpg&imgrefurl=https://libquotes.com/arthur-travers-harris/quote/lbv7j9e&h=800&...

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by scbriml
Thu Aug 11, 2022 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread
Replies: 8629
Views: 610701

Re: Russian Invasion of Ukraine - *Discussion* Thread

https://mobile.twitter.com/DefenceU/status/1557621932429819907 On the lighter side, this is some serious trolling by the Ukrainian govt. It's. Just. Epic. I almost feel sorry for those crying women having to go back to Russia, or the one crying on Twitter because her holiday got cancelled after she...

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by scbriml
Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

I remember a few saying back in 2016 "We like Trump because he says whatever he wants and doesn't care". I replied "that's what I do and all you think I'm an asshole". No response.... They rarely have any response. When questioned, they parrot catchphrases and cliches, deflect o...

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by scbriml
Thu Aug 11, 2022 1:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

I think that feeds into the popular opinion that those who a trump supports just aren't that intelligent and are easily swayed. You only have to watch a few Jordan Klepper videos to know how dumb some of them are. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzDhm808oU4 Jordan Klepper is great. Best one was whe...

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by scbriml
Thu Aug 11, 2022 8:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzDhm808oU4
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CaptHadley wrote:
I think that feeds into the popular opinion that those who a trump supports just aren't that intelligent and are easily swayed.


You only have to watch a few Jordan Klepper videos to know how dumb some of them are.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzDhm808oU4

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 10, 2022 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

https://youtu.be/82H27rlXavc


That's completely different because..... Hillary! :rotfl:
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victrola wrote:
I think this Fox News video is priceless:

https://youtu.be/82H27rlXavc


That's completely different because..... Hillary! :rotfl:

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

"After calling for Hillary Clinton to be jailed, in 2018 Trump signed a law that stiffened the penalty for the unauthorized removal and retention of classified documents from one year to five years, turning it into a felony offense" https://twitter.com/politico/status/1557196801303662592 ...

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by scbriml
Wed Aug 10, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.
Replies: 629
Views: 43424

Re: Mar-A-Lago raided by FBI.

This is awesome :D First you say only guilty and mob people plead the fifth. What happened??!! https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-pleads-fifth-after-saying-only-guilty-people-do-1732549 Reality has bitten? And there it is, the inevitable cry.... " "When your family, your company and al...

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