… shock-horror-dismay (and a bit of utter incredulity too).
““…Obama has previously threatened to veto the bill, arguing the United States could be liable to similar terrorism-related lawsuits by other countries…”“
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You’ll find the link takes you to the Russian media outlet ‘Pravda’. I like ol’ Pravda, always good for a giggle. Blatant propaganda with possibly some real pravda worked in (but you have to give them credit for trying). What makes it even more hilariouser, of course, is that although I delight in taking liberties with the English language their ones are quite innocent.
For my own preference of the Russian take I use RT (Russia Today), which whilst not so in-your-face propagandistic can almost match any US or UK outlet for chauvinistic babble (but better, complete with pretty girls).
In the meantime I was taken with yet another 9-11 article which made me recall that some passports purporting to belong to the now deceased Saudi aviators were found in almost mint condition; having survived the impact, explosive fireballs, raging infernos, and—
—total collapses. Here (below) have another impact fireball—if it ever happens again, and you are on that aircraft; wouldn’t it be a nice thought that no matter what happens … your passport will survive?
They make ’em tough, them Saudi passports. Tougher than all the squillions of tons of concrete, steel, nuts and bolts, aluminium, girders, and all that other stuff that went into those modern buildings aircraft and aircraft.
I has me doubts, as my all-time hero (Popeye)
might say … —>