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Posts by taildragger

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  • Netanyahu: Israel will hit Iran throughout Syria, not only along border

    06/17/2018 12:54:58 PM PDT · 6 of 7
    taildragger to Roman_War_Criminal

    Iran is getting it’s azz kicked. Is anyone here following Thomas Wictor and his what he has researched in regards to the Gulf States Council troops and their beeotch slapping Iran in Yemen. Iran is taking it on the chin and that is good, wrap them up, and peace is possible...

  • Blues Brothers Guitarist Matt 'Guitar' Murphy Dead at 88

    06/16/2018 6:35:30 PM PDT · 45 of 75
    taildragger to DUMBGRUNT

    RIP sir. A Connecticut regular w/ bar bands, I think I may have seen him once their, small bar east of Suffield.

  • Trump picks budget aide to replace Mulvaney as CFPB head...

    06/16/2018 6:00:03 PM PDT · 10 of 14
    taildragger to Thank You Rush

    No, don’t shut it down, I got one better, this board has direct access to the Treasury for funds. Good! Use it to foster micro and larger small business loans to places like Baltimore, Detroit, Camden NJ etc and watch Lizzy and BHO blow a head gasket, that would be worth the price of admission, to take a program that was to be a Soviet punishing organization to funnel money to community organizers, to one that provides seed corn to the community to be self sufficient and start a business.

  • Immediately scrap F-35 sale to Turkey, congresspeople urge Mattis

    06/15/2018 1:49:13 PM PDT · 3 of 9
    taildragger to Texas Fossil
    Pinch me, my post from almost 2 / 3 yrs ago are not in vane.

    I have friends that went their and noticed the changes, and said they would never go back. Why? It was a cosmopolitan fun place to get away as a couple, however one of the couple is Jewish and they saw what was going on and realized they were going to the dark side. I put 2 and 2 together when I read Turkey was a partner on the F-35's engine. Are you freakin' kidding me? How classified is that and you are gonna let them have access to that knowledge and the entire airframe?

    Please General, Can this deal and if so thank you!

  • Trump impromptu press conference on fox now!

    06/15/2018 6:21:59 AM PDT · 25 of 35
    taildragger to FlingWingFlyer
    Oh the floggings will continue until the morale improves! LOL! They don't get it, behave like gentlemen and women, who, who, what, when, where, and why and one interesting question and you got a story, but noooooooo, we have be the nozzles that we are!

    Until then they will get no respect, as they give none, to the man or the office, if it was me, I'd a kicked their sorry arses out a long time ago.

  • ANALYSIS: Does Skunk Works hiring binge indicate secret new programme?

    06/15/2018 6:17:03 AM PDT · 7 of 10
    taildragger to CodeToad
    "Boom Supersonic is hiring...average age is about 25. Those guys are clueless about what it takes to create an airplane. “We’ll just build something then certify it, right?”

    Ya, Dr ****e, head of engrg through a fit when a young engr decided to spec a matl that the design manual said would burn up in the high compressor, it was right their in writing, don't use this. Yes the newbies are green, certification is a long road, building a one off proto is hard enough, but a bunch of them, that is huge...

    I watched an interview with Burt Rutan about hiring @ Scaled before he retired. If they were a homebuilder and built and flew their an airplane, they got to the front of the line, they built something that was an ivolved process that took tenacity, process management, and sticktooitness to get it done. It is long but it is a gem, here is the link:

  • ANALYSIS: Does Skunk Works hiring binge indicate secret new programme?

    06/15/2018 5:49:32 AM PDT · 3 of 10
    taildragger to 2ndDivisionVet
    Love to see the stats on the median age of employees and where the concentrations are. I was in aerospace and back in the day the median age had creeped up at said company, and they were afraid for the knowledge base and future of the company and if it wasn't for the downturn, they would have filled the incoming chute with a lot of fresh talent.

    With the Pilot and A & P mechanic shortage looming, I wonder if Lockheed is also looking a huge retirement wave and is trying to fill the ranks, impart goodwill internal knowledge to the youngins from the old farts before the concentrate on their golf swing almost full time...

  • FBI Employee: ‘Trump’s Supporters Are All Poor, Uneducated, Lazy POS’

    06/15/2018 5:42:35 AM PDT · 28 of 71
    taildragger to ChicagoConservative27
    Elitist bias against conservatives, tea-partiers, Deplorables and those of us in the fly over states, is not the quarter of the FiB. I don't want to get too into the weeds, but a story was related to me of a midwest client (possibly not savvy in the basics of investing) would call brokerage/mutual fund house and complain how xyz mutual fund in their 401k only made 22% vs last yr @ 29% what's wrong with you guys. So everyone from that customer and that state were essentially branded as rubes and made fun of, rather than train them and get them up to speed with the terminology etc. The point is the mutual fund house is in a blue state, and my guess this elitist bias against all of us can be found in all the blue states on the east and left coast so by extension the FiB recruits from high end schools in those states so we should expect anything else?

    If you don't know who Howie Carr is look him up and how the mob wanted to wack him. If you also don't know he is not fond of the Fi8, and frankly wants it shut down. I used to think he was a bit over the edge on that point, today, maybe he has got a point their....

  • Rasmussen: Republicans Poised to Gain Senate Seats in 2018

    06/14/2018 4:37:10 PM PDT · 45 of 45
    taildragger to SeekAndFind
    After todays screwing by Mueller, Rosenweasel and Dopey or Sleepy whatever the heck he is today, you don't think we are gonna be even more motivated to throw the B@$t@rd$ out? We will eventually get to cleaning out Justice Dept / F_I, it will take more Trumpian's in the House and Senate to get it through there friggen thick skulls that we are not going anywhere, and you the Deep State, are on the wrong side of history.
  • Nancy Pelosi wonders why there 'aren't uprisings' across nation: 'Maybe there will be'

    06/14/2018 12:44:08 PM PDT · 34 of 92
    taildragger to DFG

    For the live of God will someone take this women to a neurologist, can’t anyone see this?

  • Here’s the Propaganda Movie Trump Showed Kim to Entice Dictator

    06/13/2018 6:47:05 AM PDT · 6 of 19
    taildragger to davikkm
    * Propaganda? Seriously? No, a sales pitch, conceptual sales, he sold them on the concept of what they could be...
    * Then he went to meet him... Why?
    * To build a relationship, if they like you, they will do business with you!

    1/2 this country needs an enema I swear, don't they get any of this, and follow me here...

    I was involved as engrg type support role on a famous project in the 90's. Big fortune 500 company on a "launch" teams w/ a supplier with our major component to supply another Fortune 500 whale as our part was on their big product. No lawyers were involved Simple language, hand written, this is the agreement to supply "X" in this time frame with these performance specifics. Done deal, real men, hand shake, our word is our bond, let the lawyers do the boiler plate later.

    The product we supplied worked and the rest is history.

    Tell me how this agreement was any different than what PDJT did? It wasn't.

    BTW our Customer was invited to Trump Tower before the inauguration, my guess is he was offered a job or they wanted his feedback...

  • Hartford (CT) Line's CTrail Trains To Run Without Bathrooms After ADA Complaint

    06/13/2018 6:00:15 AM PDT · 34 of 34
    taildragger to cgbg
    "New Haven, Hartford, Springfield—three disaster areas pretending to be cities..."

    I haven't been to New Haven or Hartford in years, but I do make it back to Springfield on occasion and frankly it is worse than Detroit IMHO. Detroit is at least on a rebound with tons of jobs and potential, Springfield other than the hand gun manufacturer, what does it have except a couple of big hospitals, it is a shell of it's former self, I remember it back in the day...

  • Geoff Diehl vs Liz Warren ( holy smokes we have a race ! )

    06/13/2018 5:43:32 AM PDT · 23 of 24
    taildragger to taildragger
  • Geoff Diehl vs Liz Warren ( holy smokes we have a race ! )

    06/13/2018 5:42:37 AM PDT · 22 of 24
    taildragger to SamAdams76; All
    "You are such a defeatist! I used to live in Massachusetts and strange things can happen in elections there. I was a volunteer in the 2010 special election that Scott Brown won. Like the Trump campaign six years later, we were told that Brown had no chance whatsoever. But he won. I think Stormy Warren is vulnerable this year, just as Martha Coakley was six years prior. Trump has made her a national laughingstock (with a local assist by Howie Carr)"

    SA76, add Jeff Kuhner to the local assist. With that said, they thought I was nuts with this post one month before the special election in 2010 for Scott Brown

    From post no 72 in that thread:

    Do you believe in Miracles!

    This is the age of Trump, anything is possible, if you can dream it you can do it with hard work. This is the race to watch this year IMHO....
  • Mark Sanford, Deemed Insufficiently Loyal To Trump, Just Lost An Election For The First Time Ever

    06/13/2018 5:28:32 AM PDT · 60 of 94
    taildragger to MayflowerMadam
    "Yippee skippee.! Another one bites the dust."

    Jan 20, 2019 ( or their abouts ) is gonna be a day when all newbies are sworn in and we are not going to recognize the House and Senate between those shamed to leave, retired, and those like this swamp creature that got their @zz handed to them.

    It will be delicious...

  • Dennis Hof, Nevada's most famous pimp, wins GOP primary

    06/13/2018 5:24:15 AM PDT · 22 of 43
    taildragger to DoodleDawg
    Tom Donahue of the CoC will not be happy, this guy is competition...

    Yes I am here till' tuesday, try the veal...


    06/13/2018 5:19:42 AM PDT · 32 of 36
    taildragger to MarMema; All
    I don't mean to get out in front of my ski's here but this is how I see it.

    * It is not a question of if but when John James is my new Senator.
    * Their will be no Blue Wave it will be a Red Tsunami.
    * We will have more Winning this summer so much so I won't even type it here and suck up Jim Rob's band width, adding to the Tsunmai.

    The biggest loser this up and coming election cycle will not be the DNC, oh yes they are gonna get their @zzes handed to them but it will be Mitch McConnell. He will have Stundeans from this ( an Italian word for stomach agida ), and it couldn't happen to a nicer guy.

    I don't think 11 or 12 Trumpian Freshman Senators is out of the question.

    With that said the race I am watching besides James v Stabenow is Liz Warren vs. Geoff Deihl in MA. I got a ton of crap for posting about it here, but then again everyone thought I was nuts when I told them Trump would win, take Michigan, and the Stock Market would Rock.

    I want this one as bad if not worse than Stabenow being gone, truncate Warren's carrier now, she is not a candidate in 2020....

  • Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wants Trump to spring him from prison

    06/13/2018 5:02:41 AM PDT · 28 of 45
    taildragger to Teacher317
    "Kwame's 24 counts of fraud and racketeering didn't come close to covering all of his abuses of power, but they were at least on point. Blago simply irked Obama by selling his former seat without any kickbacks to the Obama machine (an inexcusable transgression in Chicago politics, of course) and was caught talking about it by... you guessed it... wiretapped conversations. Obama's goons do not change their SOP much."

    No one remembers, but I do.....

    By Sept 08' Kawame was off the stage on the way to the big house, why? They didn't want him to be compared to or juxtaposed to BHO. They couldn't get him off the stage fast enough. Sadly their MO's are not that different, look at all of Obama's "Stashes" and the money given to Iran. Not a dime's worth of difference IMHO...

  • Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wants Trump to spring him from prison

    06/13/2018 4:58:14 AM PDT · 26 of 45
    taildragger to KyCats
    "I’ve seen documentaries on him. While all greed is disgusting, he seemingly reveled in it. He needs to serve every single day of his sentence because he is a very dangerous guy. A serious threat to society."

    For those of us in the Detroit Burbs who watched this ass clown take the city down even further and ramp up it's road to bankruptcy even faster, ( His buddy on the pension board that lost 1.5 billion, and he wasn't and investment guru, he was something like a manager at Burger King, not that their isn't anything wrong with that ) I say no freaking way.

    And for all the Detroit bashers out their, don't....

    The city is on a rebound that would make you head spin, it is now a tourist destination because of it, it is a foody city and the small concert venues I have gone to are just chill. We don't need Kawame coming back and mucking this all up, they finally got their fiscal house in order, it is not perfect, but fiscally, I'd argue we are way better off than Hartford CT and Chicago.....

  • Joy Behar hospitalized after avocado accident

    06/12/2018 2:13:45 PM PDT · 94 of 128
    taildragger to nopardons
    "interesting tip; thanks!"

    Oh it gets better, you can peel the skin off really easy after you cut it into 1/4's. it avoids scooping out the flesh of the avocado and scraping against the skin. Try it !