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by pune
Sat Oct 22, 2022 5:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

I do think I did share this but nevertheless sharing it again - https://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/whatis_e/tif_e/agrm8_e.htm And of course because of no borders, smuggling happening at an expanded rate - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BM3Yl-J2Lw0 This has and will hurt only UK, and when EU reall...

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by pune
Sat Oct 22, 2022 6:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: UK PM Truss resigns, replaced by Sunak
Replies: 238
Views: 12429

Re: UK PM Truss resigns

Yesterday started as the aftermath of the chaos of the night before, this was is what happens when you have extreme factions within a party, when they are in government, it's a disaster. What a hill for them do die on, something that is massively unpopular here, doesn't even cure any problems and m...

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 11:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 12 Years of Austerity - ITV news
Replies: 2
Views: 418

12 Years of Austerity - ITV news

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9PWqzd6Ats

Specifically, from 54:02 onwards. Can anybody help me get or see that ITV feature/documentary, thanks.
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See this -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9PWqzd6Ats

Specifically, from 54:02 onwards. Can anybody help me get or see that ITV feature/documentary, thanks.

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caroll defamation Lawsuit - Trump
Replies: 5
Views: 444

Re: Caroll defamation Lawsuit - Trump

Somebody named Caroll put a defamation lawsuit against Trump saying he had raped her in the 90's in his Mar-a-lago home. Apparently, last week Trump shared memories in which he basically said she wanted it. Now apparently, he had to depose legally today, yesterday, some hrs. ago. They have asked al...

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 7:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

Quite the day in Blighty. New Project Fear taking shape. First, Braverman resigned over a security breach. ConHome says it was actually driven by a row over migration: “Our Editor has tweeted to the effect that Braverman’s resignation was the product of the “mother of all rows about migration” and ...

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 6:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

Do not see any where that protests are being “outlawed” as suggested by Klaus Good grief, cry me a river mate. While I applaud nonviolent protests and disruptive protest and have no problem. Just have to look at what protesters get up to in the UK climate activists thread And I certainly would not ...

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 6:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Group sues Biden and National Archives over JFK assassination records
Replies: 4
Views: 475

Re: Group sues Biden and National Archives over JFK assassination records

Can somebody explain this bit in detail - “What I think happened, in a nutshell, is that Oswald was recruited into a rogue CIA plot,” Mowatt-Larssen said. “This group of three, four or five rogues decided their motive [was] to get rid of Kennedy after the Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis bec...

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 6:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

This is what they wanna do - https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/ ... t-28261713 Do not see any where that protests are being “outlawed” as suggested by Klaus Then all historical figures, Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. all of them who did non-violent protests about civil ...

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 6:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bullying in the house of commons?
Replies: 0
Views: 705

Bullying in the house of commons?

Apparently, there was bullying in the house of commons for voting about fracking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dimw572twfk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dI79F-iwELY There was photographic evidence shared by a gentleman on Twitter of the same - https://newsatw.com/that-looked-like-bullying-to-me...

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Caroll defamation Lawsuit - Trump
Replies: 5
Views: 444

Caroll defamation Lawsuit - Trump

Somebody named Caroll put a defamation lawsuit against Trump saying he had raped her in the 90's in his Mar-a-lago home. Apparently, last week Trump shared memories in which he basically said she wanted it. Now apparently, he had to depose legally today, yesterday, some hrs. ago. They have asked als...

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

This is what they wanna do - https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tories-draconian-crackdown-protests-set-28261713 Then all historical figures, Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. all of them who did non-violent protests about civil rights, their efforts are and would be in dust...

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by pune
Thu Oct 20, 2022 4:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk ~ Twitter ~ SpaceX ~ Tesla ~ Starlink ~ Optimus
Replies: 21
Views: 1250

Re: Elon Musk ~ Twitter ~ SpaceX ~ Tesla ~ Starlink ~ Optimus

Too early to tell. If he opens up the API more, then it could be lot more beneficial for everybody. If he goes the closed source route, then people would just be more prisoners than ever before. The sharing of the Chinese ecosystem is chilling at least to me. I think that Elon's goal is not have an...

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

Then UK farmers have nothing to worry about with a FTA with Australia :D Wouldn't Australia subsidize their own farmers. China is known to do this. In fact, Australia was accused by China of doing the same https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-19/barley-china-australia-tariffs-trade-dispute-explained...

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

Are you for real? Did not EU law hold supremacy over UK domestic law? Yes, what was the problem with that? Fred Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk If the UK Parliament didn’t like the new EU law it could not kill it or amend it :banghead: Wasn't this part and parcel of the withdrawal agreement signed...

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

The best example about trade is this model - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity_model_of_trade @A101, this is for you. Allow me to share, extrapolate a bit. What this model shares and tells that trade is best when you do with people around you, access is easier, costs are much more cheaper and t...

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 424
Views: 68901

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2022

I feel UK's PNQ-SIN-PNQ wont last long given the restrictions at PNQ also the operational and infrastructural constraints being a partial military airbase acts as a counter productive for Pune achieving its name amomg one of the top Intl airports in the country. Even JAI and LKO have better airport...

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 6:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

The best example about trade is this model - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity_model_of_trade @A101, this is for you. Allow me to share, extrapolate a bit. What this model shares and tells that trade is best when you do with people around you, access is easier, costs are much more cheaper and th...

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - 2022
Replies: 424
Views: 68901

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - 2022

I feel UK's PNQ-SIN-PNQ wont last long given the restrictions at PNQ also the operational and infrastructural constraints being a partial military airbase acts as a counter productive for Pune achieving its name amomg one of the top Intl airports in the country. Even JAI and LKO have better airport...

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

Sorry, the link missed a few characters https://news.now.com/home/local/player?newsId=494186 Thanks, the Chinese are pretty smart, I must admit. They have found a way to outsmart the Americans. And the Americans would be in a fix. Because if they say no, then the Americans will be accused of not ke...

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

Interestingly, even after the chip Act, U.S. allows Samsung to export chip technology to China for a year - https://www.sammobile.com/news/usa-allows-samsung-to-freely-export-chipset-tech-to-china-for-one-year/ The link you shared gives a blank page. In fact, I used tor to bypass any regional restr...

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 7:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

I would suggest to look at Google Scholar and see which country has the most patents for 4G, 5G, 6G and 7G patents. You would find most of the patents are held by the Chinese. Patents for LFP batteries, the list simply goes on and on.

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by pune
Wed Oct 19, 2022 6:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

Interestingly, even after the chip Act, U.S. allows Samsung to export chip technology to China for a year - https://www.sammobile.com/news/usa-allows-samsung-to-freely-export-chipset-tech-to-china-for-one-year/ The link you shared gives a blank page. In fact, I used tor to bypass any regional restri...

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

You are on an aviation forum but conveniently omitted MC21 while talking about planes of the same class as C919. Not to mention even ignoring certification issue COMAC face, they have a hard time in actually making their planes as can be seen in production rate of ARJ21, This is far from "if c...

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

According to https://www.zhihu.com/question/59291867?utm_id=0 , salary of teachers in Wuhan of China are about 10,000-20,000 USD per year, after including all bonuses and benefits for them. I do not know Chinese but you can see this as you quoted Wuhan, dunno why you used that as a benchmark but wh...

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Meanwhile in Nanterre...
Replies: 3
Views: 485

Re: Meanwhile in Nanterre...

https://www.outlookindia.com/national/b ... ews-230410
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Same thing unfortunately happening in India, that is why India was also sanctioned by the U.S. under the Magnitsky Act, but no change :(

https://www.outlookindia.com/national/b ... ews-230410

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 1:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK climate activists
Replies: 31
Views: 1720

Re: UK climate activists

Attack targets of significance like private jets, government limousines, fossil fuel lobbyists mansions... The Van Gogh thing is really idiotic, I'm not furious only because it was protected. Wanting to save our beautiful planet is a worthy cause (not that this helps any) but beautiful human art sh...

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

This is such bad logic. There is such a thing as learning to be more efficient and effective in education and achieving even more with less funding. History is replete of examples of governments expanding administrative positions within departments and those yielding little to no benefit at all to ...

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 1:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Reversal of Mini Budget
Replies: 189
Views: 8604

Re: Semi reversal of Mini Budget

Who's the idiot who designed that banding? Must be a lot of people and employers making sure income hits a ceiling at £50,190. The same idiots who put in place, and then lowered, the pension fund life time allowance, which is why a lot of older doctors are retiring from the NHS early - because if t...

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 10:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

Pretty bizarre and shameful scenes in the Commons yesterday, best viewed through satire and disdain; https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/oct/17/liz-truss-jeremy-hunt-penny-mordaunt Wowee, didn't know all that drama. I did see somebody sharing about Penny Morduant was putting the dagger on Liz...

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Re: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

Let me try and give a simplified explanation as to why markets behaved the way they did. It was all because of the uncosted budget. Instead of a country, let's take an example of a person, say Mr. X. Now Mr. X wants a loan of say Rs. 1000/- for whatever reason. He goes to the bank and asks give me I...

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

With inflation taken into account, which part of UK government spending have grown relative to inflation? In an ideal world, spending should have gone up, that means more people are educated and make better choices. If funding is cut wherever, that means people's choices are reduced and they are be...

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by pune
Tue Oct 18, 2022 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk ~ Twitter ~ SpaceX ~ Tesla ~ Starlink ~ Optimus
Replies: 21
Views: 1250

Re: Elon Musk ~ Twitter ~ SpaceX ~ Tesla ~ Starlink ~ Optimus

Too early to tell. If he opens up the API more, then it could be lot more beneficial for everybody. If he goes the closed source route, then people would just be more prisoners than ever before. The sharing of the Chinese ecosystem is chilling at least to me. Open the API to build and develop thing...

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by pune
Mon Oct 17, 2022 7:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Former Top EXEC at Trump’s Truth Social says Company engaged is massive crimes
Replies: 11
Views: 852

Former Top EXEC at Trump’s Truth Social says Company engaged is massive crimes

Seems whatever Trump touches becomes excrement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_4HeghnmIs Perhaps @Avatar2go might like to have a go at this. It would be interesting to read the suit that has been filed and whatever allegation Mr. Will have shared. Interestingly, he has evidence to back it up, som...

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by pune
Mon Oct 17, 2022 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elon Musk ~ Twitter ~ SpaceX ~ Tesla ~ Starlink ~ Optimus
Replies: 21
Views: 1250

Re: Elon Musk ~ Twitter ~ SpaceX ~ Tesla ~ Starlink ~ Optimus

Too early to tell. If he opens up the API more, then it could be lot more beneficial for everybody. If he goes the closed source route, then people would just be more prisoners than ever before. The sharing of the Chinese ecosystem is chilling at least to me.

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by pune
Mon Oct 17, 2022 5:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New MINI Cooper Convertible ‘coming home’ to be built in the UK
Replies: 23
Views: 1857

Re: New MINI Cooper Convertible ‘coming home’ to be built in the UK

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy6zcgFkfow

Interesting comments about net zero commitments too.
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This actually tells the whole story as how the e-Mini is going abroad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy6zcgFkfow

Interesting comments about net zero commitments too.

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by pune
Sun Oct 16, 2022 6:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

sadly the Conservative-Liberal Democrat government of 2010-2015 had to cut the budget after years of overspending from the Labour party. The statistics show that spending was cut from 2010 onwards, dunno how you came to 2015-16. Look at the first link I had shared. From then on, it has pretty much ...

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by pune
Sun Oct 16, 2022 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New MINI Cooper Convertible ‘coming home’ to be built in the UK
Replies: 23
Views: 1857

Re: New MINI Cooper Convertible ‘coming home’ to be built in the UK

The mini convertible is a niche car, and probably sold more in the UK than anywhere else, as due to its weather, the UK loves convertibles (funny but true). Could you explain what it means. From what little I know, the UK weather is mostly rain all the time, at least that is what is shown on TV and...

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by pune
Sun Oct 16, 2022 1:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Re: Funding for Education in UK was cut.

With inflation taken into account, which part of UK government spending have grown relative to inflation? In an ideal world, spending should have gone up, that means more people are educated and make better choices. If funding is cut wherever, that means people's choices are reduced and they are be...

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by pune
Sun Oct 16, 2022 11:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.
Replies: 434
Views: 22979

Daily Telegraph: Project Fear was right all along.

Just saw this - https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/telegraph-admits-project-fear-was-right-all-along-336986/ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/10/15/project-fear-right-along/ The right-wing knew about it but kept their head in the sand. And from what little I know, Telegraph is also a RW...

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by pune
Sun Oct 16, 2022 10:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Funding for Education in UK was cut.
Replies: 35
Views: 2046

Funding for Education in UK was cut.

From today's thread somebody had shared - https://www.statista.com/statistics/298522/education-spending-uk/ If one looks at the graph, the last time any good funding was done was in 2010 . Now if you look at the funding done from last to this year the "growth" is a measly 4% but they haven...

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by pune
Sat Oct 15, 2022 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emergency action: Bank of England
Replies: 432
Views: 18281

Re: Emergency action: Bank of England

Not blaming anyone. The problem is the anti-Brexit/ Tory bias within your post you cannot distinguish government policy since exit day, and everything is government policy. Just as it is currently any future Labour government policy not to rejoin the EU under a Starmer government Well, let’s see wh...

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by pune
Sat Oct 15, 2022 1:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emergency action: Bank of England
Replies: 432
Views: 18281

Re: Emergency action: Bank of England

Interesting tweet by a pro-Brexit "thinktank". The burgeoning “Rejoin” campaign doesn’t want you to know that all new EU members are obliged to adopt the Euro eventually. Rejoining the EU means giving up the Pound. link So, there is a small majority according to the polls in favor of rejo...

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by pune
Sat Oct 15, 2022 7:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emergency action: Bank of England
Replies: 432
Views: 18281

Re: Emergency action: Bank of England

FWIW, there were reporters who had asked that did Kwarting celebrated with the currency punters and this was to somebody who was at that evening, and the answer given was evasive. The answer given was he meets everybody. Now the question arises why would somebody go and be with currency shortners. A...

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by pune
Sat Oct 15, 2022 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emergency action: Bank of England
Replies: 432
Views: 18281

Re: Emergency action: Bank of England

There is no right or wrong just people opinions. The government told the people that they will implement the outcome Cameron told us if we leave we are out andthat is where we are. Time to build a bridge No. Bald faced lies by brexiteers followed by years of incompetent government at a time when co...

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by pune
Sat Oct 15, 2022 5:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.
Replies: 205
Views: 9083

Re: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.

They are not my bubbles to burst, they are yours, especially with bankruptcies looming. Sure, you didn't even look at the video. Yeah, yeah, yeah - that and Scotty Kilmer's "Every car company other than Toyota is going out of business" rhetoric - blah, blah, blah. As far as your video goe...

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by pune
Fri Oct 14, 2022 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Emergency action: Bank of England
Replies: 432
Views: 18281

Re: Emergency action: Bank of England

The display of utter incompetence is remarkable but not surprising: It is the ultimate consequence of that infamous claim "People are just fed up with experts!" that started it all but inevitably led to this meltdown, after even the civil service experts have been gagged and ignored alrea...

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by pune
Fri Oct 14, 2022 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.
Replies: 205
Views: 9083

Re: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.

They are not my bubbles to burst, they are yours, especially with bankruptcies looming. Sure, you didn't even look at the video. Less than one minute into the video and the man is already taking about stock price. Tells you a lot about the intended audience and where the analysis comes from. Stock ...

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by pune
Fri Oct 14, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.
Replies: 205
Views: 9083

Re: Battery cars vs Hydrogen fuel cell cars.

They are not my bubbles to burst, they are yours, especially with bankruptcies looming. Sure, you didn't even look at the video.

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