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What Is Wrong With This Country? Where Is Our Donald Trump?

Old 12th Oct 2019, 21:27
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What Is Wrong With This Country? Where Is Our Donald Trump?

Comment on Facebook from a guy flying around the world in a C182:

Australia NOT open for business.

I am flying a US-registered aircraft into Broome INTERNATIONAL Airport tomorrow from Indonesia. Air BP cannot sell me fuel without three days' prior notice and perhaps not even then as it is a foreign-registered aircraft. I have flown this aircraft from the US to Europe, through Russia and down through Asia. Nowhere have I been faced with this kind of absurdity, nowhere.

What is wrong with this country?
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1466...58042/?fref=nf

The answer is that we have forgotten our convict heritage and let the bastards grind us down.

.......all for our own benefit of course.

We need a slash and burn Prime Minister to cut through the red tape that strangles us.
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 21:32
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Originally Posted by Sunfish View Post

The answer is that we have forgotten our convict heritage and let the bastards grind us down.

.......all for our own benefit of course.

The current status quo works for me ( and dare I say, the vast majority of Australians). The longer we can keep populism out of aviation and government leadership the better.
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 21:46
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My money's on you being an air traffic controller, probably ex-ADF, Maggie. Maybe retired?
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 22:14
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Maybe retired?
Soon my friend!
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Let me get this right... you are advocating for a Donald Trump type leader in this country?

Let me guess, you think climate change is a lie and just want it to be 1965 (“the good old days”) again?

Never had any trouble with fuel in Broome, and it is also available in Derby, Kununurra, Headland if he’s in that much of a hurry and can’t give three days notice.

Another Helen Lovejoy “Won’t somebody think of the CHILDREN??!!!?” moment right here.
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 22:38
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It must be terrible being you Sunfish. The entire world is out to get you personally, everyone is against you personally. I’m sure you’re a barrel of laughs at party’s.

Donald Trump is filling that swamp faster than any president in history.
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We had a Trump type in Canberra, he ripped of a bunch of workers and we used some of our convict heritage to throw him out. We luckily still have an amount of common sense in this country albeit dwindling.

As to the fuel issue, my reading was it was a ‘local’ issue and as soon as it went to head office they got told to pull their heads in and serve the poor chap.
Sounded like the build up might’ve already been taking its toll of the locals.
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Old 12th Oct 2019, 22:53
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A friend of mine and his colleague flew a little aircraft from a country on the other side of the planet to Australia a while ago, via lots very 'interesting' places.

Guess where he said he was ripped off the most on fuel and ground handling charges?

Galapagos tortoises are generally very relaxed and comfortable, for a reason: They don't get out much.
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Actually it’s the second international arrival that couldn’t get fuel...

What a farken disgrace, an international airport NOT providing fuel???

Straya.....
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I see all the social justice warriors are out this morning... Why don’t you go and meet your “extinction rebellion “ mates for a group hug. I’m watching the Bathurst 1000, not a greenie LGBTQ in sight.
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I see all the social justice warriors are out this morning... Why don’t you go and meet your “extinction rebellion “ mates for a group hug. I’m watching the Bathurst 1000, not a greenie LGBTQ in sight.
Sunny,
And ---- unbeknown to the Extinction Rebellion, the Bathurst 1000 runs on 85% renewables.---- alcohol ---- and I am not referring to the crowds!!
Tootle pip!!

PS: Since when did selling fuel to a non VH aircraft become an issue???
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I see all the social justice warriors are out this morning... Why don’t you go and meet your “extinction rebellion “ mates for a group hug. I’m watching the Bathurst 1000, not a greenie LGBTQ in sight.
What does anyone being LGBTQ have to do with Bathurst, Greenies, or this conversation?

Are you a homophobe?
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Old 13th Oct 2019, 05:39
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Yeah the not giving them fuel thing is stupid, which is seemingly why BP head office sorted it out quickly.

What any of it has to do with a sexist, strategically inept and (conviction pending, innocent till proven guilty etc) potentially corrupt leader being an example that should be elected into office in Australia? Yeah, no idea.

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Old 13th Oct 2019, 05:40
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What does anyone being LGBTQ have to do with Bathurst, Greenies, or this conversation?

Are you a homophobe?
Quite obviously the answer is yes.

As for climate change, suggest you spend maybe even 5 minutes of your day reading something other than Sky News and look at this fantastically displayed and more importantly, referenced resourced published by NASA.

https://climate.nasa.gov/

https://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/
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Originally Posted by junior.VH-LFA View Post


Quite obviously the answer is yes.

He doesn’t like “brown” people either, based on some of his previous posts.

Based on his posting history, he is a recluse that lives in the country, is probably a doomsday prepper with a stoned carved basement full of supplies, has a one way strip with a 7 degree incline, not because of necessity because of the landscape, but rather because he wants a faster getaway when the world is ending so that he can take off quicker in his 80 knot Zenith. Hope he doesn’t try to outrun the nuclear EMP in it as the EFI Rotax may choke out.

Just wanted to say that before the thread got locked :-)
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Old 13th Oct 2019, 05:53
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You politically correct folks crack me up. I love the smell of leaded avgas in the morning.


......Actually I was the a key part of the wedding party for a couple of male friends who got married to each other a few months ago. You SJW types are so easy to troll. Lighten up.
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“brown people” WTF? I actually have a very catholic assortment of friends.


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......Actually I was the a key part of the wedding party for a couple of male friends who got married to each other a few months ago. You SJW types are so easy to troll. Lighten up.
Then why are you contributing to the harmful normalisation of anti-gay and negative stereotypes?

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Big Papi:
Then why are you contributing to the harmful normalisation of anti-gay and negative stereotypes?
Oh I see, you certainly are an SJW, complete with all the jargon. “harmful normalization...negative stereotypes “. You learned the buzz words really well. Next you will start prattling on about “diversity”, “inclusiveness”, safe spaces, micro aggression, triggering and glass ceilings.

I would guess you either have a job with Qantas or want one. They seem to be very PC these days.

And while you and your vegan mates are prattling on about climate change and women in management, I’m more concerned about people having jobs, housing, food and education. I guess you are an inner city trendy labor voter with a man bun.
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Yep, because diversity and inclusiveness are such terrible concepts as well.

I’m glad you’re focusing on education Sunfish, if for no other reason the more educated people are seemingly the less like that ^ they become.
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