Is Trump Mad?

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Is Trump Mad?

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Cunobelin » 5 Jul 2019, 8:51pm

Even the Wright Brothers claims are untrue.

Human flight in balloons had been around for some time... and the claim that their 120 yards were the first "powered flight" is also untrue.

The first powered flight was Henri Giffard's steam-powered airship in 1852. On Sept. 24, 1852, Giffard travelled almost 17 miles (27 kilometres) from Paris to Trappes moving at about 6 miles per hour (10 kilometres/hour). His airship could be steered only in calm weather, though. In wind, it could fly only in slow circles.

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Cunobelin » 5 Jul 2019, 9:00pm

Oldjohnw wrote:
Pastychomper wrote:
kylecycler wrote:Just in case anyone didn't believe the above (tbh I didn't either)...

"He also discussed U.S. accomplishments, from Alexander Graham Bell and the telephone to the Wright Brothers and the airplane."
https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/poli ... 648314001/

What is wrong with these people? :(


In the interests of fairness: A. G. Bell developed the telephone in the US and later became a US citizen. Enticing him over there and providing the means and opportunity to use his talents could be described as accomplishments. I suppose they could be described as poaching, too... :lol:


And the Pilgrim Fathers secretly developed an aeroplane centuries before anyone else.



Ye olde Area 51 is conspicuously absent from maps of the time!

Now we know why

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby RickH » 5 Jul 2019, 9:35pm

Cunobelin wrote:Even the Wright Brothers claims are untrue.

Human flight in balloons had been around for some time... and the claim that their 120 yards were the first "powered flight" is also untrue.

The first powered flight was Henri Giffard's steam-powered airship in 1852. On Sept. 24, 1852, Giffard travelled almost 17 miles (27 kilometres) from Paris to Trappes moving at about 6 miles per hour (10 kilometres/hour). His airship could be steered only in calm weather, though. In wind, it could fly only in slow circles.

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Strictly speaking the Wright brothers flight was the first powered heavier than air human flight, one that left the ground under its own power.

Previous flights had used either, as you've illustrated, balloons /airships or were gliders launched off hillsides.

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Bonefishblues » 5 Jul 2019, 10:09pm

He's really, really stupid. Really. Read and curb your incredulity awhile.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-48880867

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Mike Sales » 5 Jul 2019, 10:24pm

Bonefishblues wrote:He's really, really stupid. Really. Read and curb your incredulity awhile.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-48880867


This shows not so much stupidity (though he is) but incredible ignorance.

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Cunobelin » 6 Jul 2019, 9:23am

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby reohn2 » 6 Jul 2019, 9:43am

It beggers belief what this moron is capable of,given the power at his fingertips
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Bonefishblues » 6 Jul 2019, 11:34am

reohn2 wrote:It beggers belief what this moron is capable of,given the power at his fingertips

His advisors won't let him. They really won't, in extremis.


I hope and pray

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby pwa » 6 Jul 2019, 11:38am

The man is a sort of performance artist, giving me a good laugh at least once a week. I know he is a disaster for humanity, but you have to laugh. It is as if a character from Father Ted has taken over the USA.

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby reohn2 » 6 Jul 2019, 11:42am

pwa wrote:The man is a sort of performance artist, giving me a good laugh at least once a week. I know he is a disaster for humanity, but you have to laugh. It is as if a character from Father Ted has taken over the USA.

Spot on :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Cunobelin » 6 Jul 2019, 11:47am

reohn2 wrote:It beggers belief what this moron is capable of,given the power at his fingertips


Remember "Space Force"


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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby reohn2 » 6 Jul 2019, 11:52am

Bonefishblues wrote:
reohn2 wrote:It beggers belief what this moron is capable of,given the power at his fingertips

His advisors won't let him. They really won't, in extremis.


I hope and pray

This man just fires people who don't agree with him,he's not the type to take advice unless it aligns with his ego.I've met and worked with people with a similar egotistical character,fortunately they didn't have the power to implement there psychopathic intents.
The problem is that this loonie has a LOT of power and enough people around him who will to go along with it,he's a bully with a BIG gun who could set the middle east alight again,dragging the UK headed by the likes of Hunt or BoJo along with him.
His sort love a war and that's my worry,

PS,when's the next presidential elections?
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby mercalia » 6 Jul 2019, 11:56am

Yhis is what SLovenia thinks of the Trumps , well the female one, Melania Trump

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48890660

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby 661-Pete » 7 Jul 2019, 9:21am

I've not followed all the updates recently about the idiot, but did Trump say, in his speech, that he'd invented the wheel? :roll:
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby 661-Pete » 7 Jul 2019, 9:34am

Actually, thinking about it - some of the aircraft we've been crammed into, these past few days, feel like they were designed at the time of the Founding Fathers.

But not by the Founding Fathers. I have more respect for those guys than that - even if they did practice slavery.

Perhaps George III designed them - in one of his less lucid moments....? :?
Suppose that this room is a lift. The support breaks and down we go with ever-increasing velocity.
Let us pass the time by performing physical experiments...
--- Arthur Eddington (creator of the Eddington Number).