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Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,983
Posted By aero
Re: Study on effects of "inequality"

OK - sorry for the rant above, but I'm done. There are people here who appear to be intelligent and able to bring useful facts to the discussion but don't know how to have the discussion. Many of us...
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,983
Posted By aero
Re: Study on effects of "inequality"

Proof of the partisan child play that is ruining this country. Some people may fit your description above, but I do not. I am registered Independent - I have no interest in following any party; I...
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,983
Posted By aero
Re: Study on effects of "inequality"

How can the same be said of my point bob? Don't just say it and run - explain it.

And the hell I haven't questioned my education. You assume that. My points about you are in direct response to...
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,983
Posted By aero
Re: Study on effects of "inequality"

Observe, folks, why issues like this keep living on and on... people like Bob turn it into partisan political garbage instead of dealing with the situation. Bob, do you really think there are no...
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,983
Posted By aero
Re: Study on effects of "inequality"

Oh for crying out loud Pete, that is nowhere near the real situation. That is a very self deserving and entirely incorrect statement. Most people are not whining about the wealthy. They're whining...
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,983
Posted By aero
Re: Study on effects of "inequality"

What planet do you live on? No school tells that however indirectly you claim they're doing it. Keep building your strawman.....
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,983
Posted By aero
Re: Study on effects of "inequality"

Well, interesting choice of time frame with the .com crash and all... but still, what is that supposed to mean? Let's reverse the order of information in that: The top 1% lost a whopping 26% of their...
Forum: The Paddock 9th November 2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,983
Posted By aero
Re: Study on effects of "inequality"

Here's an interesting chart that shows a little of what people are talking about here: File:United States Income Distribution 1967-2003.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Forum: The Paddock 8th November 2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,983
Posted By aero
Re: Study on effects of "inequality"

That's pretty much the same conversation I had the other day with my father in law. I find myself blaming the lazy portion of our society just as much as the next guy, but if you step back and think...
Forum: The Paddock 4th November 2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By aero
Re: Slot Cars. Any advice?

Back in the 90's in Hampton Bays (Long Island, NY) there was a slot car place that had a 6 or 8 lane track (the big 1/24 cars) modeled after Bridgehampton. Really cool. He had another crazy track for...
Forum: The Paddock 4th November 2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,813
Posted By aero
Re: Pot Stirrers!

Bouef Bourguignon made with homemade Pinot. Damn, nothing compares. Well, maybe a good Moroccan Lamb Tagine which I am going to make tomorrow. (Wife's out of town and she doesn't like lamb - now...
Forum: The Paddock 3rd November 2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,687
Posted By aero
Re: R.I.P poddock

People are lazy, just not all in the same way. If you point it out then they bitch at you for pointing it out instead of realizing "Oh yeah, you're right." It's written (or typed) mistakes that...
Forum: The Paddock 27th October 2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,668
Posted By aero
Re: Worth seeing.

The unspoken connection between the political left and complete government control vs the right and "freedom" could have been dealt with more professionally... yet another bullshit partisan stab...
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Forum: The Paddock 27th October 2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,668
Posted By aero
Re: Worth seeing.

Geez, he uses one word you don't agree with (by the way - within the bounds of the pathetic nonsense that can be found lately in the paddock), and you use it to divert away from the topic and shake...
Forum: The Paddock 26th October 2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,875
Posted By aero
Re: Obama as the best thing that ever happened to America

Ooooh, better watch out. The right might all of sudden stop saying nasty things about the Occupy mob. No, they probably won't. They'll see a few signs and then brand the entire group as stupid and...
Forum: The Paddock 26th October 2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,210
Posted By aero
Re: Yet another supercar

HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.......... unbelievable. I thought that photo (not the real Mendeola one - the Dagger one) looked strange somehow, partly because he's holding pretty much a (supposed to be) one...
Forum: The Paddock 26th October 2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By aero
Re: Holden Hurrican Rebuilt

Wow - so much like the Stratos Zero, or vice-versa.
Forum: The Paddock 26th October 2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,464
Posted By aero
Re: Are u proud to b a liberal?

Excellent point Nick. A bit of sobriety for all. I have to say, on this topic I'm not on either side. I think the degree to which this is going is a bit too far as Bob is arguing, primarily because...
Forum: The Paddock 24th October 2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By aero
Re: Biblical!

You know folks, it's only going to progress to that point eventually. Look at the progressive evolution of society: from small wandering bands to tribes, to feudal estates / monarchies, to isolated...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd October 2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,466
Posted By aero
Re: US to pull out of Iraq

Too late Bob - we were saying that back before we actually went in...
Forum: The Paddock 22nd October 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,708
Posted By aero
Re: The Pot Party!

Yeah, I held myself back, thinking it was too obvious. Isn't there also a Chris Wright on this forum too, or am I confusing this with another one? Chris Wright was Terry Ellis' partner in Chrysalis....
Forum: The Paddock 20th October 2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,210
Posted By aero
Re: Yet another supercar

I think they're going to need a little more exhaust flow for 2700 hp. And who makes a tire to handle that? That power is absolutely useless until you get well over 100mph.

Whatever.
Forum: The Paddock 20th October 2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,210
Posted By aero
Re: Yet another supercar

Maybe they should call it a superdupercar. Or maybe a superstupidcar? I don't know - someone making a car like that one-off for themselves as a tongue-in-cheek entertaining act of absurd...
Forum: The Paddock 18th October 2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,708
Posted By aero
Re: The Pot Party!

I doubt that is anecdotal. That was where I was headed with what I was saying.
Forum: The Paddock 18th October 2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,708
Posted By aero
Re: The Pot Party!

As much as I want a simple system like that, I don't believe it will work without other important changes. Income tax is not the only thing coming out of people's pay. Health insurance costs the same...
Forum: The Paddock 18th October 2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 9,708
Posted By aero
Re: The Pot Party!

Jeff just leave it alone... you're trying to squeeze blood from a stone. Once religion enters the picture there is no reasoning. They cannot question THE BOOK - right there reason and fact goes out...
Forum: The Paddock 11th October 2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By aero
Re: How fast is an F1 car?

Wow - nice find. That is absolutely amazing.
Forum: The Paddock 10th October 2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By aero
Re: Wot, no yanks????

Comme ci Comme Ca. But that's just my opinion.:thumbsup:
Forum: The Paddock 10th October 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By aero
Re: Wot, no yanks????

Ahhhhh.... so it finally comes out. It was opinion all along and not fact. :laugh:
Forum: The Paddock 7th October 2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By aero
Re: Steve Jobs, Seriously?

You've got a point Doug - but, actually people did praise him while he was alive. Some of us were not Apple users but still, for whatever personal reason, recognize what his talents and hard work did...
Forum: Video and Pictures Buffet 7th October 2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,837
Posted By aero
Re: 1/8 scale Scratch Built MK1

Wow - beautiful work. Does the windscreen look off to anyone else?
Forum: The Paddock 6th October 2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By aero
Re: Steve Jobs, Seriously?

Someone at work here read a post on another forum where someone put it succinctly:

(paraphrased)

There have been 3 important apples in man's history:

Adam and Eve's apple.
Newton's apple....
Forum: The Paddock 6th October 2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,430
Posted By aero
Re: Wot, no yanks????

Absolutely spot on. Thank you.
Forum: The Paddock 4th October 2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By aero
Re: This is for to laugh!

I too was always amazed at what Mansell would say in interviews. I was also amazed at his incredible car control. He really pulled off some doozies...
Forum: The Paddock 3rd October 2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By aero
Re: Eagle Owl.

Thanks Pete - hadn't seen that one. I could watch raptor videos all day long. I had started the design of an ornithopter a few years back and began collecting videos like this one. There are some...
Forum: The Paddock 2nd October 2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By aero
Re: Guess who gave this speech.

You are absolutely correct in that one should try to be more objective, certainly with first hand experience. However, your own words are a good guide for yourself as well. The Tea Party itself is...
Forum: The Paddock 2nd October 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,932
Posted By aero
Forum: The Paddock 2nd October 2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,083
Posted By aero
Re: Taking History Back From the Liberal's Lies.

I'm glad you're taking a hiatus from political talk. Well, on second thought, I don't think it will matter because you rarely every stay on topic anyway. What I believe in is vogue? What the hell...
Forum: The Paddock 1st October 2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,083
Posted By aero
Re: Taking History Back From the Liberal's Lies.

Wow, Bob - you are officially delusional. Holy cow was that a one sided and wholly naive thought process. Dude - being offensive has nothing at all to do with it. Stop and digest the words for once...
Forum: The Paddock 1st October 2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,932
Posted By aero
Re: A message from Al to Lonesome Bob

Wow - too funny. I just watched that again last night after dinner.

<dl><dd>Stan: I want to have babies.</dd><dd>Reg: You want to have babies?!?!</dd><dd>Stan: It's every man's right to have...
Forum: The Paddock 1st October 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,932
Posted By aero
Re: A message from Al to Lonesome Bob

Oh good god. Don't turn to the dark side Al. Don't follow the path of lonesomebob. Forever will it control your destiny...:laugh:
Forum: The Paddock 1st October 2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By aero
Re: No Comment

Well, honestly, it doesn't sit well to gloat about our nation being so great because we are "free" and welcome and treat every man as our "equal", then turn around and then make a statement like...
Forum: The Paddock 30th September 2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By aero
In the spirit of recent threads...

I present to you some relevant lyrics:

Crosseyed and Painless by the Talking Heads.
If you want to see an exceptional performance of this: Talking Heads - Live in Rome 1980 - 07 Crosseyed &...
Forum: The Paddock 30th September 2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,318
Posted By aero
Re: Liberal Capitalism

Bob, repectfully, you're arguing something else. Besides side tracking into the validity of other mandates, you're trying to argue that the cost savings is lost because of other increases. Well,...
Forum: The Paddock 30th September 2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By aero
Re: No Comment

An example of how these discussion get off topic. Please. I never made the case that Muslims did nothing wrong. I know the Crusades were in retaliation to regain their holy land. That wasn't point....
Forum: The Paddock 30th September 2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By aero
Re: No Comment

I don't understand your point. What they did do was ok and not at all relevant to the current topic? The Crusades lasted a couple of centuries and killed in the name of God. Women and children were...
Forum: The Paddock 30th September 2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,318
Posted By aero
Re: Liberal Capitalism

Now that's being a bit short sited. Should we go back to burning wood? It's called progression. Hoax is a strong word and in this case, I believe, a bit naive. Green technology has saved you some $$$...
Forum: The Paddock 30th September 2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,136
Posted By aero
Re: Political correctness idiots

It's just as amusing to watch someone gloat over their own little personal triumph as they take down their strawman.

It's so cute, Bob. Go on.:laugh:
Forum: The Paddock 29th September 2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,794
Posted By aero
Re: No Comment

Instructive post Al, but some take that train of thought and conclude that Islam is the enemy and should be vanquished. Let's continue this idea of shifting the timeline a few centuries and do the...
Forum: The Paddock 29th September 2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,318
Posted By aero
Re: Liberal Capitalism

Maybe because of things like this: Nancy Pelosi's brother-in-law given loan bigger than Solyndra for solar plant | Mail Online...
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