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U.S. Advises Commercial Jets to Honor China’s Rules
The New York Times ^ | Friday, November 29, 2013 | Peter Baker and Jane Perlez

Posted on 11/29/2013 5:00:54 PM PST by kristinn

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To: Truth29

“Caroline. If the United States isn’t going to stand with us, then you might as well go home.”

61 posted on 11/30/2013 8:51:54 AM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: kristinn

62 posted on 11/30/2013 9:14:49 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: kristinn

What is he going to do next, order the ISS to divert?

63 posted on 11/30/2013 9:27:29 AM PST by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

John Kerry will develop writer’s cramp signing so many surrender documents — and as a consequence apply for another Purple Heart. Thanks kristinn.

64 posted on 11/30/2013 10:06:28 AM PST by SunkenCiv (
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To: kristinn
Officials said they were worried about are counting on an accident or unintended confrontation that could endanger civilian passengers distract people's attention away from Obamacare.

fixed it

65 posted on 11/30/2013 10:30:06 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Candor7
"Too bad they mothballed the USS Missouri, a cannon platform that could reduce these islands to shore rubble in 3 days....."

I have been to the Missouri...the people that take care of her (many retired Navy vets) told me that the Missouri could have a head of steam and be battle ready in very short order. Matter of weeks, they say.

66 posted on 11/30/2013 10:39:21 AM PST by Victor (If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert." -David Ben-Gurion, the first Prime Minister)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All
Good read:

67 posted on 11/30/2013 11:03:49 AM PST by gura (If Allah is so great, why does he need fat sexually confused fanboys to do his dirty work? -iowahawk)
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To: GeronL

That’s why this isn’t much of a story on the civilian air side. Every commercial IFR flight from here to anywhere is going to file an international flight plan which the Chicoms can read as easy as anyone. The statement allegedly from Japan saying don’t file a flight plan is pretty non-sensical and I guess I don’t even believe that part. Time for a BS flag——wwwhhhheeeeee-—there it goes.

68 posted on 11/30/2013 12:57:22 PM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: AmericanExceptionalist
I am somewhat ambivalent about this, since I would not wish to see innocent civilians killed.

Dittos. I don't like the idea of using the lives of innocent civilian airline passengers as pawns. If a country is threatening to shoot them down, avoid them until the argument is settled. I don't think that's "being a pansy."

69 posted on 11/30/2013 1:05:00 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: chessplayer

I’m not so sure about that. When one owes so much to the bank that not paying it back can cause major problems to the bank, who is the true power? Or are we both caught in a mess.

70 posted on 11/30/2013 1:37:17 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Victor

Matter of weeks, they say. >>>>>>>>>>>>>

I wish they would get her ready. Soon we will have to anchor a ship off those islands to insist on Japanese sovereignty, and there would be none batter that a battle wagon like the USS Missouri. Every time the Chi Coms send some one ashore, a volley or two would send them running. With a carrier group on station to assure air superiority, it would work like a charm.

71 posted on 11/30/2013 2:42:05 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(
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To: kristinn

The world knows the US has the WEAKEST president EVER.

Cowardly and likely disloyal to his own country.


72 posted on 11/30/2013 3:40:20 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

73 posted on 11/30/2013 6:40:51 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: kristinn

In 1966 at UC Santa Barbara, I called it. In my window on the 7th floor of San Miguel Hall was a homemade sign that said - BOMB PEKING.

74 posted on 11/30/2013 7:30:52 PM PST by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: VerySadAmerican

Dingdingding. The long and short of the matter is that not only has China outlived an amazing amount of predictions of their collapse, they have us by the economic short hairs. And thus the entire western world by extension.

Obummer literally cannot afford to honk them off, much less start a shooting war that would quickly see their slave labor and manufactured goods vanish. Our economy wouldn’t last one week without a 24/7/365 flow of cheap ChiCom goods.

75 posted on 12/01/2013 7:39:13 AM PST by EternalHope13
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76 posted on 12/01/2013 10:56:09 AM PST by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“much less Andrew Jackson!”

“What the **** is an AIRPLANE, pilgrim??” ;)

77 posted on 12/01/2013 10:14:09 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: chessplayer
"A nuclear armed Japan? The hell with that. China taking over Japan would be better than that."

So you would be more worried about Japan than China? A lot has changed since WWII. Modern Japan poses no threat to us. Modern China is something else entirely.

78 posted on 12/08/2013 11:44:01 AM PST by Truth29
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