Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 07 Oct 2016, 23:55
by KamenRiderBlade

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Unread postPosted: 08 Oct 2016, 01:28
by popcorn
I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit and to mothball his opinions
- Omar N. Bradley

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 08 Oct 2016, 02:49
by XanderCrews

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Unread postPosted: 08 Oct 2016, 02:57
by sferrin
popcorn wrote:I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit and to mothball his opinions
- Omar N. Bradley



Same could be said of politicians. We'll be listening to that clown in the White House for decades to come. Kill me now.

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 08 Oct 2016, 03:22
by durahawk
Not really surprising. He's always been kind of a prick.

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 08 Oct 2016, 04:05
by popcorn
Gpod thing he managed to keep his mouth shut back in the day. Ike would have shipped him home on the first transport, Ace or not.

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 08 Oct 2016, 05:28
by arian
If we could go back to the time before Twitter. If only.

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 08 Oct 2016, 15:51
by johnwill
durahawk wrote:Not really surprising. He's always been kind of a prick.


True. That, and lack of self-discipline, is what kept him from becoming an astronaut. He was certainly a good operational pilot, but wouldn't follow instructions as a test pilot.

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 08 Oct 2016, 20:29
by XanderCrews
arian wrote:If we could go back to the time before Twitter. If only.



Letting people reveal stupidity is not the worst thing

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 08 Oct 2016, 21:35
by popcorn
johnwill wrote:
durahawk wrote:Not really surprising. He's always been kind of a prick.


True. That, and lack of self-discipline, is what kept him from becoming an astronaut. He was certainly a good operational pilot, but wouldn't follow instructions as a test pilot.

Did he ever consider applying to NASA? Or was he a 'Spam in the can' guy?

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 09 Oct 2016, 00:21
by durahawk
popcorn wrote:
johnwill wrote:
durahawk wrote:Not really surprising. He's always been kind of a prick.


True. That, and lack of self-discipline, is what kept him from becoming an astronaut. He was certainly a good operational pilot, but wouldn't follow instructions as a test pilot.

Did he ever consider applying to NASA? Or was he a 'Spam in the can' guy?


My understanding was that he wasn't eligible. He never went to college.

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 09 Oct 2016, 01:34
by popcorn

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 09 Oct 2016, 17:30
by les_paul59
whats the old saying: better to keep your mouth shut and let people wonder if you're stupid, then to open your mouth and remove any doubt lol

Re: Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

Unread postPosted: 10 Oct 2016, 04:34
by XanderCrews
Extraordinary? Nah. Standard chuck attack