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by Brooklyn Bridge
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: When will Suvarnabhumi prepare for Global Warming?
Replies: 9
Views: 1173

Re: When will Suvarnabhumi prepare for Global Warming?

Maglev to and from U-Tapao.
by Brooklyn Bridge
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 495
Views: 42783

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

Those of us who live in Thailand are familiar with the public kowtow to an authoritarian leader.
by Brooklyn Bridge
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Qatar Airlines flying into U-Tapao from Jan 28
Replies: 12
Views: 1587

Re: Qatar Airlines flying into U-Tapao from Jan 28

Will the new terminal at U-Tapao ever open? Or will immigration queues stretch to Rayong?
by Brooklyn Bridge
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 495
Views: 42783

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

Labour probably wasn't mobile in Smith's day. Witness the horrific industrial slums in Great Britain.
by Brooklyn Bridge
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 495
Views: 42783

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

Elementary Marx: class warfare Capitalism works that way. Capital is movable, labor is not. Money will go where wages are low. The owners of capital will suck every possible advantage from a corrupt political system, then, betray the workers. If you want wages to rise, raise the minimum wage. Lower ...
by Brooklyn Bridge
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 495
Views: 42783

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

The Chinese don't eat sliced bread. They eat steamed dumplings.
by Brooklyn Bridge
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 495
Views: 42783

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

"In that case, pass the chow mein . . ."

Gaybutton, clearly your experience with Chinese cuisine is limited to American take-out.
by Brooklyn Bridge
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 495
Views: 42783

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

Like so many others in our generation, Firecat, like Archie Bunker, seems to be stuck in a time-warp. "The Big One: WW2" Yes, Germany and Japan were once evil. And, yes, the US rehabilitated them. But since then, war after war, atrocity after atrocity, loss after loss. The US military hasn...
by Brooklyn Bridge
Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4
Replies: 495
Views: 42783

Re: Consequences of Trump's Win - 4

I am but mad north-north-west. When the wind is southerly, I know a hawk from a handsaw.

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