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Old 11th Jul 2014, 16:29
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Yes, because if they go to North Korea, where it is complete darkness, they would glow and blind the inhabitants.
 
Old 11th Jul 2014, 21:05
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Like the ones that prohibit USN nuclear powered fleet to dock. Funny how those tit-for-tat thingies come to bite you in the ass.
Vancouver for example.
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 21:17
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It's all just little notes recorded on our memories. So if and when New Zealand might appeal for help, we will remember the kerfluffle surrounding the ports of call of our nuclear ships.

Same holds true regarding the millions in the streets of EU protesting Iraq 2003, and the ululating of Palestinian women celebrating 9/11. My memory extends a long way, and the insults America has endured while generally promoting a better world are not forgotten.

I don't mean to threaten in any way, but I do retain my right to say 'I told you so' when Europe's Islamic civil wars start.
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 21:25
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Vancouver for example.
Big difference between some lefty Canadian City Council declaring themselves a "nuclear free zone" and the same being a policy of an entire nation, however small and insignificant.
 
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I don't mean to threaten in any way, but I do retain my right to say 'I told you so' when Europe's Islamic civil wars start.
I am sure you are really, really looking forward to that day when you will be able to gorge yourself on such a big helping of schadenfreude. Meanwhile the rest of us will get our seemingly daily opportunity to tell your lot "We told you so". For example, what is today's news from that little venture of your in Iraq?
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 21:31
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Big difference between some lefty Canadian City Council declaring themselves a "nuclear free zone" and the same being a policy of an entire nation, however small and insignificant.
"Hypocrisy is the last refuge of a scoundrel .." Apologies to Samuel Johnson.
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 21:42
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It seems Iraq has been lost. You must be so happy, John Hill.

That schadenfreude of which you speak is yours. But it was your side of the aisle that lost it.
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 21:48
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I am sure you are really, really looking forward to that day when you will be able to gorge yourself on such a big helping of schadenfreude. Meanwhile the rest of us will get our seemingly daily opportunity to tell your lot "We told you so". For example, what is today's news from that little venture of your in Iraq?
I thought this thread was about Cuba?
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 21:54
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Yes it is. That's why we are discussing USN nuclear powered fleet, Canadian cities, New Zealand baby formula and frozen lamb, and Iraq.

What is it about JB that you don't understand Cpt. con-pilot?
 
Old 11th Jul 2014, 22:01
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What is it about JB that you don't understand Cpt. con-pilot?
Sorry, brain fart.

Also, I've not had me first Scotch.

So carry on.
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 22:07
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But it was your side of the aisle that lost it.
If you are going to make an assertion like that BenThere you really should post something to justify it.

What did you do in Iraq? For what it is worth (and that is not much) I did what I could in Baghdad towards restoring normality and it cost the lives of three of my colleagues.
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Old 11th Jul 2014, 22:25
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What did you do in Iraq?
I was activated as a reservist and fought GW1, spending almost a year in Saudi Arabia. GWII came at the end of my air force reserve career and I didn't go over, but I refueled a bunch of C-117 and C-5 missions on their way there in 2002-2003. I also transported wounded soldiers from Andrews who were ambulatory enough to make the crossing from Landstuhl. That was the most emotionally tasking experience I had over 30 years flying for USAF. It broke my heart to see the very young troops, severely wounded, with attitudes so positive, facing a challenge I never had to.

I'm sorry you feel responsible for the lives of three of your colleagues. That's a very heavy burden to bear. I hope you can make peace with it. If you were doing your job the best you could it's not your fault.
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Old 12th Jul 2014, 04:23
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I did not say I felt responsible for the deaths of my colleagues.
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Old 12th Jul 2014, 09:00
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I did not say I felt responsible for the deaths of my colleagues.
I did what I could in Baghdad towards restoring normality and it cost the lives of three of my colleagues.
It sure sounds like that is what you are saying.
 
Old 12th Jul 2014, 09:43
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thought this thread was about Cuba?
What is it about JB that you don't understand Cpt. con-pilot?
Sorry, brain fart.

Also, I've not had me first Scotch.
I`ve only had one glass of Red and I still don`t get it either.

This is a thread about Cuba, isn`t it?
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Old 12th Jul 2014, 18:37
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Nada !

I learned some time ago to stay away from this polarised crap.

Akin to self flagellation no less :-)

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Old 12th Jul 2014, 18:42
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And, yet, you still can't resist, can you?

Cheers El. G
 
Old 12th Jul 2014, 18:52
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Yep !

All good here Dush ! Full blown Summer :-)

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Old 12th Jul 2014, 23:04
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I was begining to think all our euro huggies had bugged out. Glad to see otherwise.
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Old 12th Jul 2014, 23:13
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I was begining to think all our euro huggies had bugged out. Glad to see otherwise.
We are all too busy smoking Cuban cigars, drinking rum and actually travelling to Cuba and oppressing those poor people by listening to their music and wasting our paltry Euros on their economy (I would post a Cuban video but clearly that might constitute some sort of thought crime so I won't) and laughing at the bulk of the baloney on this thread (even if that involves laughing at our own posts)...

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