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Old 27th Feb 2007, 15:10
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Sadly, in the short time I have been observing this part of the Prune, most threads start out aviation
oriented but then quickly deteriorate into "I hate America" rants from our so-called friends from the U.K. The nasty posts from these folks are left untouched by the Moderators but any rebuttal from a "Yank" are usually deleted in short order. (As this one will be within the hour I suppose)
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Old 27th Feb 2007, 15:30
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Not every one here in UK is Anti American, It is the Great Citizens of US are anti world . We just laugh at them, If the Carry on film crew were around they would have made a film Carry on a holiday to America
The thing is we can only judge something from what we read in the papers which is written by some journos,who are the second best thing after sliced bread
If the Bloke is Innocent as he claims then he is hard done by End of story
Can we stick to some aviation stories now please
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Old 27th Feb 2007, 19:50
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Cheetoh:

You made a sweeping statement implying that as a Muslim's co-religionists were responsible, we should all be scared of him, and it's not our fault that we are hugely suspicious of him. We have already established that is tosh, so expect to get the full force of educated opinion if you think you can get away with such sweeping statements.

UK people have experienced terrorism close-up with the IRA, and have learnt how to draw it to a peaceful conclusion. If Americans spent more time listening to their allies rather than preaching from a position of ignorance, many would have more time.

Unforatunately, the US only hears the UK shouting most of the time. The truth is that all those other pesky countries are shouting as well - it's just that not many Americans understand foreign languages.


The aviation theme was that a chap's life has been unfairly ruined by irresponsible actions of the UK and US governments. This has naturally drifted due to the nature of the case...don't however allow this to become Jet Blast trash, as this chap's career is a serious matter.
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Old 28th Feb 2007, 00:09
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The nasty posts from these folks are left untouched by the Moderators but any rebuttal from a "Yank" are usually deleted in short order.
And quite rightly so ............
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Old 28th Feb 2007, 01:38
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Scenario: A US commercial pilot is working in an Oriental country. He is legal and has all the paperwork.

One day, following a big bank robbery, the Police arrive at his apartment block to arrest him. At the station, they say that a bunch of bank robbers had been living in that same apartment block. They were all US citizens and he (the pilot) was the only other American in the aaprtment block. The Police 'knew' that he was part of the gang and was going to fly them all out after the bank raid.

After three months, they release him without charge but say they are going to deport him. He has lost his job and, thanks to the loverly people in the Media - everyone thinks that he had something to do with it. The country that locked him him up will not pay any compensation for his lost livlihood and career.

What reaction would come from Washington DC and the good people of the USA?

I am serious here!! Please could US residents tell me what they think would be the official reaction if one of their own was treated like that?
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Old 28th Feb 2007, 10:33
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Paxboy suggst the pilot to try the local American Embassy,They should be in a position to help that Pilot
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