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by mham001
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: More than 100 U.S. troops diagnosed with brain injuries from Iran attack
Replies: 120
Views: 1000

Re: 34 US soldiers diagnosed with critical brain injuries after Iran strike, Trump dismisses brain injuries as "headache

Trump should have made a HUGE deal about it all so he'd have more reasons and more people clamoring to bomb Iran. yea- that's it.

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by mham001
Tue Jan 28, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: So why is Microsoft a cool company? And why will you never buy a Nissan?
Replies: 53
Views: 2825

Re: So why is Microsoft a cool company? And why will you never buy a Nissan?

what's all this thing around Nissan. Nissan here is no big deal. many jukes and micras, and some x-trails. in the us I cannot rent anything apart altimas and camrys. they're so boring. not that rentals in europe are really exciting btw. gtr's another thing. but it's a brand itself imho. it's like c...

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by mham001
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Are Greta Thunberg’s Posts Written by Her Father?
Replies: 32
Views: 2026

Re: Time Magazine selects the youngest ever "Time Person of the Year"

Facebook Glitch Reveals Greta Thunberg’s Posts Are Written by Her Father: Report https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/01/facebook-glitch-reveals-greta-thunbergs-posts-are-written-by-her-father-report/ https://www.dailywire.com/news/facebook-glitch-reveals-father-activist-behind-greta-thunbergs-fac...

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by mham001
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oakland squatters call offer of two months' free rent "an insult."
Replies: 78
Views: 2721

Re: Oakland squatters call offer of two months' free rent "an insult."

The question is meaningless - what kind of home, how many apartment units, and in what location? Every investment requires basic parameters to analyze risk and possible return. And you obviously know nothing about CA, because you've never heard of the Costa-Hawkins Act. There is an automatic rent c...

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by mham001
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oakland squatters call offer of two months' free rent "an insult."
Replies: 78
Views: 2721

Re: Oakland squatters call offer of two months' free rent "an insult."

There are a lot of distortions in this thread but two things nobody has mentioned is population control and rent control. Americans are not moving to California as they once were, it is filling up with fob immigrants - and the State government is further welcoming (and subsidizing) all the illegals ...

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by mham001
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30386

Re: Mark Esper: US intel on Iran was made up

Mark Esper confirms the obvious which everyone already knew, there was “no specific evidence Iran was plotting to attack four U.S. embassies.” https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1ZB0KM Interestingly, buried in that article is this: "Esper said in a separate interview on CNN's "...

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by mham001
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike
Replies: 881
Views: 30386

Re: Head Iran Gen Killed In Air Strike

That's right, there is always more to it than the media wants us to see. Today, thousands of Iranians took to the streets to protest AGAINST their government for the airliner mistake AND celebrating the death of the Iranian general. But there will much less coverage in the liberal rags than there wa...

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by mham001
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Religious Freedom Losing Its Ground Around The Globe?
Replies: 66
Views: 3416

Re: Is Religious Freedom Losing Its Ground Around The Globe?

Practicing Judaism in America is getting attacked. By white racists, and black ones too. https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/general/1814802/chanukah-attack-in-monsey-black-man-with-machete-stabs-multiple-victims-inside-rabbi-rottenberg-shul.html "Very fine people on both sides" Isn't th...

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by mham001
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fed Study shows Trump tariffs backfired
Replies: 28
Views: 1655

Re: Fed Study shows Trump tariffs backfired

Yes, we should all bow down to our Chinese masters. Give up without a fight because standing up to them is too hard.

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by mham001
Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sweden a dying multi-cultural State?
Replies: 51
Views: 4085

Re: Sweden a dying multi-cultural State?

Just finished watching the following documentary below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxdXnc83Ww0 Is it true that Sweden is taking a continous amount of refuges who then remain unemployed and create crime (according to the Documentary)? If true is the siutation so bad as the documentary says? The...

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by mham001
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What if Americans, not the British, colonized India?
Replies: 29
Views: 2202

Re: What if Americans, not the British, colonized India?

stl07 wrote:
Basically, you would get the Philippians with darker people


Philippines.
So they would have had the framework of their own government laid within the first few years and after the establishment of an education and judicial system, gain full independence within 40 years.

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by mham001
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From
Replies: 25
Views: 1994

Re: When Native Americans Are Told To ‘Go Back’ To Where They Came From

Or wearing a maga hat confronting a Native American war hero You mean that kid wearing the MAGA hat who was approached by the Indian while confronting the Black Hebrew Israelites? You know, one of whom shot up the synagogue last month? Is that the kid you are trying to slander? No no, we don't want...

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by mham001
Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US Senators writing letter to Nord Stream 2 contractor
Replies: 125
Views: 4255

Re: US Senators writing letter to Nord Stream 2 contractor

This is one of the rare instances when this administration (along with the previous ones) was right to warn Europe about the repercussions of this project. This pipeline is a leash that not only funnels billions straight into the pockets of Putin and his cronies, but also gives him immense leverage...

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by mham001
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honestly, what is going on with California?
Replies: 93
Views: 4256

Re: Honestly, what is going on with California?

Cite the census data and trend lines showing the state will become a two-tier income stream between uber rich and ‘servant’ poor in 20 years. This oughta be good. He acts like some of us didn’t study and make a living at data science :lol: Some interesting data here - people leaving ‘unaffordable’ ...

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by mham001
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honestly, what is going on with California?
Replies: 93
Views: 4256

Re: Honestly, what is going on with California?

I see. Your experience with 50 or so people is more accurate than US Census and commercially available data trend lines. Got it. Ok, glad that's settled. Cite the census data and trend lines showing the state will become a two-tier income stream between uber rich and ‘servant’ poor in 20 years. Thi...

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by mham001
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Marijuana - legalization or decriminalization ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1970

Re: Marijuana - legalization or decriminalization ?

Wow! As a citizen of a State that has actually legalized pot, alot of you folks are.....confused. Nothing has changed here is Washington...the world has not ended...pot heads are still...pot heads. Tax revenue is rollin' in, and high quality, State inspected cannabis is MUCH cheaper than the unknow...

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by mham001
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honestly, what is going on with California?
Replies: 93
Views: 4256

Re: Honestly, what is going on with California?

[The reading comprehension failure is yours - he said that’s all there would be in 20 years and it’s patently false based on ANY available data now as I demonstrated. Out of 50 or so people I have kept in touch with since HS only seven are living out of state - either because they went to east coas...

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by mham001
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The South’s Economy Is Falling Behind
Replies: 81
Views: 3858

Re: The South’s Economy Is Falling Behind

There are a lot of transplants but it isn’t ‘most of’ the people, for crying out loud. Those transplants are the cream of the crop from wherever they’re from but you are putting all CA education under one hat - that’s completely inaccurate as everything depends on property tax revenues in CA. Many ...

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by mham001
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing C-390 vs Lockheed C-130
Replies: 83
Views: 11699

Re: Boeing C-390 vs Lockheed C-130

I would have assumed keeping production in Basil was one of the conditions of sale.

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by mham001
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honestly, what is going on with California?
Replies: 93
Views: 4256

Re: Honestly, what is going on with California?

In your long reply, you completely diverted into welfare policy, who and what benefits, and onerous taxes - totally ignoring the original context: that claiming there are only ‘uber rich and servants’ is false. That is simple not the reality statewide given the diversity of markets and experiences ...

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by mham001
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The South’s Economy Is Falling Behind
Replies: 81
Views: 3858

Re: The South’s Economy Is Falling Behind

At some point you will have to admit that California liberal policies are not going the way people had hoped. I'm always amazed at how the CA bashers never point to any conservative state as a shining example of how conservative policies are working. It's always easy to point the finger at CA or NY...

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by mham001
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pictures surfacing of 777X Sept Test Failure
Replies: 308
Views: 63895

Re: Pictures surfacing of 777X Sept Test Failure

PW100 wrote:
If you have time, reading this thread will give some of us a bit of deja vu . . .

A380 Wing Snaps Before Reaching Load Limit


Interestingly, in the first two pages I read, there was not one poster screaming FAILURE! and demanding the whole test be redone.

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by mham001
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The South’s Economy Is Falling Behind
Replies: 81
Views: 3858

Re: The South’s Economy Is Falling Behind

As far as tech, most of the people in Silicon Valley are transplants from somewhere else. A lot of them from the south, mid-west and other states (and other countries). It isn't some incredible K-12 education system California has built that powers and sustains silicon valley. Far from it, they ben...

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by mham001
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans dating abroad?
Replies: 30
Views: 1879

Re: Americans dating abroad?

bennett123 wrote:
B747forever

My point is why did bring up the point about a US Passport.

Making this his USP will only help him attract women who want a Green Card.


The US is still considered the Gold Standard for immigration. For somebody dating with long-term hopes of permanency, this matters.

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by mham001
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Honestly, what is going on with California?
Replies: 93
Views: 4256

Re: Honestly, what is going on with California?

Correcting your impetuous falsehoods and alternative reality with facts. Your motivations are irrelevant. Speaking of "impetuous falsehoods and alternative reality" (wrapped up in a sophomoric diversion tactic), everything he said about one-party, two class state is FACTUALLY correct, you...

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by mham001
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Americans dating abroad?
Replies: 30
Views: 1879

Re: Americans dating abroad?

The OP has started a thread in the past about not being able to get a date where he lives. If that is the case, I think it's advisable that things won't be any easier in a foreign country. Nobody is going to care that you are an American unless your citizenship is of use to them. This. If you find ...

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by mham001
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iran arms embargo ends Oct 2020. Who will supply + what?
Replies: 61
Views: 21398

Re: Iran arms embargo ends Oct 2020. Who will supply + what?

mxaxai wrote:
I don't doubt that, but it's NOT caused by their own foreign policy.


Didn't Iran's foreign policy decisions cause the sanctions affecting them now?

i don't see China having any problem selling them whatever they can afford if it gains them more influence.

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by mham001
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tesla Truck: What the Hell?
Replies: 114
Views: 4706

Re: Tesla Truck: What the Hell?

PS I was once given a F-150 as a rental in the US. With distance best measured in light-years, it was the worst vehicle I've ever had the displeasure of being subjected to. Even the G-230D that we rode in the army offered better ride quality. Now this was a brand new F-150, but the interior quality...

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by mham001
Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crime and Corruption (add incompetence) At Boeing
Replies: 90
Views: 14195

Re: Crime and Corruption (add incompetence) At Boeing

Its passe on a.net to turn an issue (which is sizable in itself) into something absurdly out of proportion. If you read the last 12 months of a.net, one would think Boeing was run by Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. Yep. In direct relation to "Crime and Corruption", how many threads did we se...

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by mham001
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330Neo - 2019 a great year
Replies: 332
Views: 47167

Re: A330Neo - 2019 a great year

mjoelnir wrote:
I think the points to the A330neo are, that it can be offered for a substantial lower price than the 787, due to lower production cost,


What evidence do you have to support that claim?

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by mham001
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lengthy Bloomberg Article About Trent 1000 RR Engine Problems
Replies: 43
Views: 8403

Re: Lengthy Bloomberg Article About Trent 1000 RR Engine Problems

I should have written NE, it is not out of date, you can see individual known bad power plants in this map https://bit.ly/30inNie Or try this link https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/1/viewer?mid=1qkTf-y6jxARFtkU5MHaJv_ZA7T_pJDmv&ll=28.413621269114397%2C-84.93720884094853&z=4 While the US has i...

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by mham001
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orders for new electric airliner now top 150
Replies: 22
Views: 6084

Re: Orders for new electric airliner now top 150

Don’t let Tesla touch the batteries and it should be fine. A rather ignorant comment. No other company on earth has as much experience successfully managing battery systems. If you could point to Tesla batteries failing, or igniting while in use, you might have a point. But you can't. https://www.g...

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by mham001
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orders for new electric airliner now top 150
Replies: 22
Views: 6084

Re: Orders for new electric airliner now top 150

Don’t let Tesla touch the batteries and it should be fine. A rather ignorant comment. No other company on earth has as much experience successfully managing battery systems. If you could point to Tesla batteries failing, or igniting while in use, you might have a point. But you can't. Has anyone ad...

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by mham001
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another wide-body firefighting supertanker?
Replies: 69
Views: 13493

Re: Another wide-body firefighting supertanker?

In addition, widebody tanker drops can be used to stimulate rainfall and prevent extended periods of drought, which are the reason for large fires in the first place. I repeat once again, that firebreaks should be the first preventive measure. Second would be for insurance companies to impose that ...

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by mham001
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 34096

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

In what universe can this be considered a prank? Why would anyone rational do something like this? To convince the FA that there was a camera in the lav and to waste her time looking for it. To give her the creeps, so to speak. I can see the prank side and I can also see how that could create a hos...

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by mham001
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory
Replies: 150
Views: 34096

Re: Southwest pilots allegedly placed hidden camera in lavatory

prank gone wrong? In what universe can this be considered a prank? Why would anyone rational do something like this? To convince the FA that there was a camera in the lav and to waste her time looking for it. To give her the creeps, so to speak. I can see the prank side and I can also see how that ...

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by mham001
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was B737-900ER a disappointment?
Replies: 53
Views: 17612

Re: Was B737-900ER a disappointment?

PacoMartin wrote:
I never said "failure". .......... What I said was it a "disappointment".


PacoMartin wrote:
A disappointment is a failure to live up to expectations.


So which is it? What answer are you looking for?

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by mham001
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767
Replies: 617
Views: 154794

Re: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767

Exactly this, 50% to 60% of all profits of the commercial aircraft division are contributed by the 737. I think that is being a bit overblown. Any profits Boeing has reported since the 737 grounding also includes the expenditure of building all those 737s that don't go farther than the parking lot....

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by mham001
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What drones were used against Saudi Arabia?
Replies: 62
Views: 15042

Re: What drones were used against Saudi Arabia?

Even if you were to take into account islands in the Gulf owned by Iran, the closest is over 100 miles away from the closest of the targeted sites. In order to guide a drone via optical link, you need to feed the video to the operator and that means UHF frequencies which in turn means line of sight...

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by mham001
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 83124

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

The drums of impeachment beat louder. https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-the-first-few-post-ukraine-polls-say-about-impeachment/ A YouGov/Economist poll released Wednesday found that 52 percent of Americans said it is inappropriate for the president to request a foreign government open an in...

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by mham001
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 83124

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

Huh, more and more inconsistencies in what is said to be known about the whistleblower report. And amazing that while the media and Democrat politicians fall all over themselves about supposed quid pro quo for the frozen aid money, NYT reported this almost a week ago... A Ukrainian official said Mr....

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by mham001
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 83124

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

This is why an impeachment circus makes sense now, just as the news leaks of impending disaster for the DNC's preferred choice....follow the money, honey. Wall Street Democratic donors warn the party: We’ll sit out, or back Trump, if you nominate Elizabeth Warren https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/26/wall...

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by mham001
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son
Replies: 423
Views: 40354

Re: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son

Now we learn Joe's brother came up with a $1.5 billion contract in Iraq to construct housing during Joe's tenure there and actively sold his brother's name. For sure, lots of stink around. You forgot to mention Hillary's E-mails or even Bengazi or Vince Foster. You're slipping. This coming from a g...

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by mham001
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son
Replies: 423
Views: 40354

Re: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky: "We had, I think, a good phone call. It was normal. We spoke about many things. I think and you read it that nobody pushed me." I keep wondering why the US media is not in Ukraine doing more interviews and research. For example they keep repeating one ...

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by mham001
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Nobel Prize
Replies: 64
Views: 6124

Re: Trump and Nobel Prize

Keyword is "peace". The girl is not in that category. Nobels have not had credibility for much more than a political statement, glaringly highlighted by Obama's peace prize. Rather than being a yearly thing, they should just hold it until somebody worthy actually comes around.

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by mham001
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: What drones were used against Saudi Arabia?
Replies: 62
Views: 15042

Re: What drones were used against Saudi Arabia?

or kamikaze drones. Notice the delta wing drones shown by the Saudis had their wings clipped in similar places.

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by mham001
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son
Replies: 423
Views: 40354

Re: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son

Wasn't the transcript posted? The part that was released by Trump anyway. https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Unclassified09.2019.pdf It is a brilliant read, just masterful how Trump is handled by other leaders. President Zelenskyy played it well, that is how to handle a narcissis...

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by mham001
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son
Replies: 423
Views: 40354

Re: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son

Yes, POTUS can be involved in their own campaign, even if that means directing opposition research. The FEC chair explains best what CAN’T happen though: https://mobile.twitter.com/EllenLWeintraub/status/1139309394968096768?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fd-41462...

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by mham001
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son
Replies: 423
Views: 40354

Re: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son

Here is a great readout for those that can't identify the quid pro quo Why are you posting a FAKE transcription? Are you and yours afraid a reasonable person cannot read the document directly, IN CONTEXT, and make their own conclusions? It's not FAKE. It is abridged so that people with low reading ...

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by mham001
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son
Replies: 423
Views: 40354

Re: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son

Here is a great readout for those that can't identify the quid pro quo https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2019/09/heres-an-abridged-version-of-the-trump-zelensky-readout/ "TRUMP: That’s very nice. You know, we do a lot for Ukraine. Way more than those yakky Europeans. ZELENSKY: Yes indeed....

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