Chuck Yeager in extraordinary attack on Brits

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Unread post08 Oct 2016, 01:28

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
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Unread post08 Oct 2016, 02:57

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.
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Unread post08 Oct 2016, 03:22

Not really surprising. He's always been kind of a prick.
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Unread post08 Oct 2016, 04:05

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.
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Unread post08 Oct 2016, 05:28

If we could go back to the time before Twitter. If only.
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Unread post08 Oct 2016, 15:51

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.
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Unread post08 Oct 2016, 20:29

arian wrote:If we could go back to the time before Twitter. If only.



Letting people reveal stupidity is not the worst thing
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Unread post08 Oct 2016, 21:35

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?
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Unread post09 Oct 2016, 00:21

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.
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Unread post09 Oct 2016, 01:34

"When a fifth-generation fighter meets a fourth-generation fighter—the [latter] dies,”
CSAF Gen. Mark Welsh
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Unread post09 Oct 2016, 17:30

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
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Unread post10 Oct 2016, 04:34

Extraordinary? Nah. Standard chuck attack
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