Skip to comments.Connecticut Senate passes bill writing Wright Brothers out of history
Posted on 06/05/2013 10:11:10 AM PDT by servo1969
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He’s a child of the world.
Everyone can appreciate a complete moron.
Yes, and we all know that Al Gore really invented the Internet.
Ohio has a stake in this too. Will they rename Wright State University? Will they reissue the Ohio quarter after removing the image of the Wright brothers’ plane?
Mohammed flew on a horse. Not the same.
BTW, why doesn’t Discovery, History, PBS, et al ever debunk THAT claim, oooh around the time of Ramadan, the way they always try to debunk Christmas and Easter origins around those holidays?
Didn’t someone else get to the patent office before AG Bell?
Edison was an insufferable prig! He paid boys to steal family’s pets, and electrocuted the pets to show how unsafe AC was. Even did in an elephant. He promised to pay Tesla for a job, then laughed at him when Tesla asked for the promised amount. Edison told him it was a joke, and that Tesla didn’t understand American humor!
You’re thinking of Trenton, the capital of Delaware.
Interesting that politicians can change history by legislation.
We aren’t talking about “recognizing the equality of races” or even “equality of all sexual preferences”. We are talking about the time/date/origins of an event.
What about leaving it to “consensus”?
There were many early flight pioneers, but the Wright's documented their flight and quickly developed controlled powered flight. Whitehead may or may not have flown before the Wright brothers, but one photo, now apparently lost, and no other good documentation of the feat doesn't give him much credibility.
Bide was born in Scranton, PA and lives in Delaware ....
Well, whatever. He’s an imbecile regardless of whatever state claims him.
Wright Brothers...red state.That other clown...Communist state.Nothing to see here folks.
I thought you can't patent an idea, that the patent goes to the first WORKING prototype.
But think controlled flight, if my memory was correct, Whitehead's aircraft was a kludge, no control, end of story.
The problem is now the CT legislator has confirmed the know as little about aviation as they do about firearms...
All of New England sucks so bad I am not sure how any aircraft gets airborne.
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