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Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2015, 21:24
Replies: 185
Views: 16,526
Posted By Sunray Minor

Indeed. And strangely, I believe an American...

Indeed. And strangely, I believe an American girl and her boyfriend were just found guilty of murdering her mother and packing her body in to a suitcase, in Indonesia. Their punishment? 10 years.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Apr 2015, 21:18
Replies: 185
Views: 16,526
Posted By Sunray Minor

I don't have any strong views on the sentence...

I don't have any strong views on the sentence itself (although opposed the death sentence as a matter of principal). Law enforcement, within reason, is the sovereign right of Indonesia. If we are...
27th Mar 2015, 13:33
Replies: 3,530
Views: 4,912,183
Posted By Sunray Minor

While that's an entirely understandable point of...

While that's an entirely understandable point of view, such a hard line probably increases the problem.

Imagine having spent so much on training, the pressure not to report depression or mental...
31st Oct 2014, 21:46
Replies: 281
Views: 191,844
Posted By Sunray Minor

:( Not good. Was on a course this year with one...

:( Not good. Was on a course this year with one of the test pilots that I suspect was flying the ship today. No response from him so far.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2013, 14:30
Replies: 121
Views: 5,311
Posted By Sunray Minor

And my infantry motto, as I guess are all, was...

And my infantry motto, as I guess are all, was similar. The truth of the matter is for every military, withdrawal, retreat, tactical re-maneourvering, whatever you want to call it, is an every day,...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2013, 13:26
Replies: 121
Views: 5,311
Posted By Sunray Minor

What force from any country "stands and fights"...

What force from any country "stands and fights" against overwhelming, equal or even inferior military force? We operated to a 3:1 rule...unless things were that much in favour - withdraw. The US,...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2013, 20:06
Replies: 265
Views: 13,616
Posted By Sunray Minor

It will be fascinating to see the outcome of...

It will be fascinating to see the outcome of another American serviceman (Robert Bales) currently on trial, this time one who methodically actually killed 16 unarmed civilians.
BBC News - Sgt Robert...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2013, 20:06
Replies: 1,474
Views: 84,722
Posted By Sunray Minor

Oh dear, Dushan. Go back to page 3 and have a...

Oh dear, Dushan. Go back to page 3 and have a read.

you

me


"Extreme prejudice", "enemy side", "leave no one alive". All sounds rather war-like and disproportionate if you ask me. So the...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Apr 2013, 22:05
Replies: 1,474
Views: 84,722
Posted By Sunray Minor

And if it turns out to be some NRA nut, so...

And if it turns out to be some NRA nut, so concerned of his assault rifle being taken that he decided to take matters in to his own hands, the correct response according to Dushan shall be?

Or we...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2013, 12:15
Replies: 243
Views: 15,738
Posted By Sunray Minor

Stuckgear, Wow...I take it all back. He...

Stuckgear,

Wow...I take it all back. He clearly needs to die (no, be assassinated) for all that.

Rather than getting your "impartial" information from What's Next Venezuela? | What's Next...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Mar 2013, 10:33
Replies: 243
Views: 15,738
Posted By Sunray Minor

Capetonian, that all sounds well and good, but...

Capetonian, that all sounds well and good, but how was Chavez any worse than the near dictators that preceded him, but who enjoyed love and loyalty of the US?

Fact is he wasn't. The big difference...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Mar 2013, 22:52
Replies: 243
Views: 15,738
Posted By Sunray Minor

Four or five responses here showing PPRUNE at its...

Four or five responses here showing PPRUNE at its worst and most crass.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Dec 2012, 23:56
Replies: 1,713
Views: 69,284
Posted By Sunray Minor

Galaxy Flyer, Surely gun ownership is...

Galaxy Flyer,

Surely gun ownership is allowed by the constitution specifically in the context of maintaining a militia to balance government power. If that is the case, I'm afraid the point where...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Mar 2011, 00:30
Replies: 24
Views: 4,742
Posted By Sunray Minor

I haven't looked at the link, but if you've...

I haven't looked at the link, but if you've discovered a clockwise facing swastika you may have stumbled across a covert Nazi training ground. Under normal circumstances, phoning the authorities...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Mar 2011, 19:09
Replies: 626
Views: 70,810
Posted By Sunray Minor

Had an email earlier from from a fellow climber,...

Had an email earlier from from a fellow climber, resident in Tokyo, but on a local SAR team. They were within 20km of Fukushima reactor on Saturday and currently battling to get water, food,...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2011, 19:49
Replies: 626
Views: 70,810
Posted By Sunray Minor

On a slightly more positive note, and good to see...

On a slightly more positive note, and good to see the spirit alive:

[Japan Earthquake] Let's Build it All Over Again - 4 Translation(s) | dotSUB...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2011, 19:04
Replies: 626
Views: 70,810
Posted By Sunray Minor

Already donated. My point was a donation feels...

Already donated. My point was a donation feels rather hollow, especially given in Japan's case a shortage of funds is not the immediate problem. I'd rather be there on the ground doing something!
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2011, 19:01
Replies: 626
Views: 70,810
Posted By Sunray Minor

Yes, been reading some scary stories of medical...

Yes, been reading some scary stories of medical staff trying to salvage soiled medical equipment and now serious shortages of the basics (food, water, shelter).

If there is any consolation, many...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2011, 18:44
Replies: 738
Views: 60,612
Posted By Sunray Minor

Those pinkos at the Telegraph, Mail and Sun are...

Those pinkos at the Telegraph, Mail and Sun are also getting on board with the scaremongering.

This has certainly, and rightly, dealt a blow to confidence in nuclear energy's safety. Even given...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Mar 2011, 18:34
Replies: 626
Views: 70,810
Posted By Sunray Minor

Indeed. I've been impressed, although...

Indeed. I've been impressed, although unsurprised, by my own in-laws reaction - reflective, dignified and contained. It hits home, as living in Kobe, they experienced personal loss in 1995, but...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2010, 23:02
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,228,591
Posted By Sunray Minor

Seaoxen Don't under estimate the value of...

Seaoxen


Don't under estimate the value of a degree simply because it doesn't make sense to you. The answer is yes.

"Peace Studies" is merely another name for "War Studies". The Kings...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Dec 2010, 20:40
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,228,591
Posted By Sunray Minor

Bandaide There is a close parallel...

Bandaide



There is a close parallel there in the university fee debate. Pilots essentially are degreed in the way future students will be. Or more accurately, being expensively diploma'ed or...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2010, 20:50
Replies: 16,378
Views: 3,228,591
Posted By Sunray Minor

Really? If I recall correctly, statutory...

Really?

If I recall correctly, statutory redundancy equals 1 week of pay (capped at 380) for each year of service. My 'fantastic voluntary redundancy terms' are two weeks of pay for every year...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Aug 2010, 00:04
Replies: 427
Views: 28,113
Posted By Sunray Minor

Maybe you are right. Its all a left-wing, pinko,...

Maybe you are right. Its all a left-wing, pinko, greeny conspiracy.

Then again, it could be in line with the US's own constitution.

Choice is yours.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2010, 23:43
Replies: 427
Views: 28,113
Posted By Sunray Minor

In all fairness, Americans have been building...

In all fairness, Americans have been building ground zeros near mosques for decades.

How the "ground zero mosque" fear mongering began - War Room - Salon.com...
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