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by dmg626
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scotland's National Newspaper: Trump is "Appalling Human Being"
Replies: 28
Views: 1119

Re: Scotland's National Newspaper: Trump is "Appalling Human Being"

And yet his polling remains quite solid. It’s almost as if these thin.gs don’t really matter to most people. Maybe Americans are rude so having a rude president is fine by them ? No. They are very motivated by the economy. Americans are some of the most welcoming peon this planet. “After all, the c...

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by dmg626
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scotland's National Newspaper: Trump is "Appalling Human Being"
Replies: 28
Views: 1119

Re: Scotland's National Newspaper: Trump is "Appalling Human Being"

And yet his polling remains quite solid. It’s almost as if these things don’t really matter to most people. All politicians have issues, what’s important to people is are you doing better economically? Yes, then whoever is in office is fine, not doing better then throw the bum out. Bill Clinton was...

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by dmg626
Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta
Replies: 121
Views: 11895

Re: Delta not a fan of second airport in Atlanta

Atl is unique in that it’s airspace while very busy doesn’t have the issues that NY, LA, Chicago, etc have with multiple airports in a relatively small area that leads to congestion with arrivals and departures procedures. Adding another airport to the mix would now add to ATC workload and additiona...

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by dmg626
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 103
Views: 2008

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

Here's a couple of highlights from the "R" side: It is a sad day when an entire party of dogmatic politicians try to undermine the credibility of your nation's most respected law enforcement branch, because they are afraid of what that institution knows and may expose about their presiden...

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by dmg626
Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU attitude on death penalty.
Replies: 120
Views: 2231

Re: EU attitude on death penalty.

But looking at those arguments against death penalty, is it just me that the supposed secular countries of European are being a little bit religious here? It's just you. :yes: How do you draw the conclusion we're "a bit religious" about the death penalty in Europe? I'm of the view that th...

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by dmg626
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct state
Replies: 9
Views: 378

Re: The correct state

New York State of mind

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by dmg626
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Supremely Screwed
Replies: 279
Views: 6703

Re: Supremely Screwed

Thanks a bunch Anthony Kennedy ... ! To quote president Obama - "Elections have consequences" https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/Politics-Voices/2014/1121/Elections-have-consequences-Does-Obama-regret-saying-that-now Its a great day for America Mike Drop Hopefully Ginsburg next then B...

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by dmg626
Wed Jun 27, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Travel Ban
Replies: 56
Views: 1481

Re: Travel Ban

Historically the executive branch has always been afforded wide latitude to determine immigration policy. This decision affirms that. And lets remember the exclusion based in nationality was a blanket one not targeting specific religion and that countries had a path to get off the list as Chad mana...

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by dmg626
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Public Shooting New Jersey Art Festival
Replies: 6
Views: 357

Re: Another Public Shooting New Jersey Art Festival

The guy was just released from prison for a gun related homicide charge, had to settle a score . How about for starters, any gun crime is mandatory 20 yrs for first offense and life for second, of course the prison reform side would have their panties in a knot, but this would cut down on some of th...

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by dmg626
Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 395
Views: 11596

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

So tRump is telling Japan and South Korea and Philippines what to do? Since when is tRump emperor of them? Do not question the judgement of our supreme leader. You shame your entire family in doing so. But if Obama was doing this you wouldn't be able to keep your hand out of your panties Obama woul...

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by dmg626
Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miss America drops swimsuit competition
Replies: 53
Views: 2003

Re: Miss America drops swimsuit competition

Wouldn’t it be better if they just showed their tits? And vag, too. I think plenty of opportunities for judges to score on areola circumference and presence of stubble on landing strip. That would be too distracting and take away from all their well thought out answers as to how they would solve wo...

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by dmg626
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Disdain from Philadelphia Eagles leads Trump to cancel WH visit
Replies: 41
Views: 1662

Re: Disdain from Philadelphia Eagles leads Trump to cancel WH visit

Good for them, they don’t want to go then don’t go, I still don’t understand their opposition to police lawfully arresting and protecting themselves against thugs ( Michael Brown aka Gentle Giant) but whatever, kneel, lay down, stand on one leg like a flamingo, at least they have the talent as a tea...

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by dmg626
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flexjet pilots vote to decertify union
Replies: 7
Views: 1659

Re: Flexjet pilots vote to decertify union

Teamsters are a great union if you’re in the trucking industry, not so much for airline types

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by dmg626
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback
Replies: 97
Views: 9422

Re: Midwest Express files with SEC in first step toward official comeback

Sounds like some airline type folks were sitting around eating their memberberries and came up with a dandy idea.

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by dmg626
Fri May 25, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What cargo van? (Canada)
Replies: 10
Views: 640

Re: What cargo van? (Canada)

Pro master , good fuel economy, rear doors open wide to allow a pallet to be set inside with a forklift, comfortable on long rides (have been in one for 1,000 mile plus trip) Negatives, small fuel tank, software upgrades and recalls for nuisance issues that seem to have me back at dodge dealer about...

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by dmg626
Mon May 14, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2018 Hawaii Volcanic Activity
Replies: 39
Views: 2235

Re: 2018 Hawaii Volcanic Activity

Has this affected air travel at all besides the immediate area around the volcano?

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by dmg626
Fri May 11, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 22116

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming cays

True, are they allowed buy second hand Boeing planes also? No. The import of aircraft with US components is highly illegal and has been discussed here in the past. I know about this, I got confused cause someone said they can get second hand planes. I did read somewhere long ago that they could get...

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by dmg626
Thu May 10, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel and Iran trade fire
Replies: 60
Views: 1985

Re: Israel and Iran trade fire

I’m no military expert, but this seems like something we should be concerned about? It seems like Israel is itching to pick a fight. What exactly does Israel expect to achieve and what are the potential implications? So Iran has missiles in Syria, fires them at Israeli targets and Israel is itching...

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by dmg626
Thu May 10, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Israel and Iran trade fire
Replies: 60
Views: 1985

Re: Israel and Iran trade fire

I’m no military expert, but this seems like something we should be concerned about? It seems like Israel is itching to pick a fight. What exactly does Israel expect to achieve and what are the potential implications? So Iran has missiles in Syria, fires them at Israeli targets and Israel is itching...

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by dmg626
Wed May 09, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dems oppose Trumps new pick for CIA director
Replies: 32
Views: 969

Re: Dems oppose Trumps new pick for CIA director

I’ll back her, someone who can get the job done and take any measures necessary. No pc in this type of environment, do what you have to do to get info and intell.

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by dmg626
Tue May 01, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: University of Utah student invents cry closet
Replies: 13
Views: 600

Re: University of Utah student invents cry closet

The closet shelves can hold all the first place trophies; these kids can then take one on the way out

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by dmg626
Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mount Rushmore of NFL quarterbacks
Replies: 21
Views: 639

Re: Mount Rushmore of NFL quarterbacks

Unitas, Elway, Manning, Brady

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by dmg626
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest cancels 100+ flights today
Replies: 51
Views: 10955

Re: Southwest cancels 100+ flights today

It will all be ok now, Chuck Schumer managed to find a camera crew and made an announcement that he is calling on the FAA to hold airlines more accountable for maintenance, thank God for Chuck Schumer, I don’t know how we would be able to manage life without his guidance.

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by dmg626
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lawmakers Refer Clinton, Comey, Lynch to DOJ for Criminal Investigation
Replies: 60
Views: 1800

Re: Lawmakers Refer Clinton, Comey, Lynch to DOJ for Criminal Investigation

So it is now reportable that 11 Stupid and Incompetent Congressional idiots sent a letter based off of Misinformation from Right wing news sources? I expect a bunch more threads from DirectFlight in the future. :checkmark: I don't understand why Americans keep driving their country towards third-wo...

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by dmg626
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread
Replies: 143
Views: 4767

Re: Trump Resignation/Impeachment Megathread

Move along, nothing to see here, more wishful thinking by the losing left

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by dmg626
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday
Replies: 177
Views: 30701

Re: 60 Minutes to skewer Allegiant Air this Sunday

Their target audience age of 80+ doesn’t fly Spirit anyways, may as well add a few stories about people getting kicked off planes for “no reason” too

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by dmg626
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct country music band
Replies: 6
Views: 487

Re: The correct country music band

Murder on music row

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by dmg626
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Active Shooter YouTube HQ
Replies: 103
Views: 2723

Re: Active Shooter YouTube HQ

She should have just drove her van off a cliff instead of injuring innocent victims

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by dmg626
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roseanne Reboot...thoughts?
Replies: 47
Views: 1536

Re: Roseanne Reboot...thoughts?

Network sit coms hav pretty much died, they have to go back and revive some series to stay relevant. I thought it was funny, but not a fan otherwise so probably won’t watch anymore.

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by dmg626
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dog Dies in Overhead Bin on United Airlines Flight
Replies: 491
Views: 31471

Re: Dog killed onboard United Airlines flight (in cabin)

Sounds like two complete morons paths converged in the universe at the same time and the dog paid the price. It’s like a perfect storm

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by dmg626
Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta risks $40 mill in tax breaks over NRA riff
Replies: 135
Views: 6482

Re: Delta risks $40 mill in tax breaks over NRA riff

Georgia was going to repeal the tax breaks anyway, this was a convenient excuse. Delta was trying to be cool and get on the social media “ # cause of the day “ bandwagon and it was used against them. The state would have found another reason , maybe the outraged passenger story of the day would have...

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by dmg626
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump to slap tax on aluminum imports
Replies: 214
Views: 7929

Re: Trump to slap tax on aluminum imports

I don't think our president has a clue on how the aluminum business work. He relies on advisors and experts whose allegiance is to wall street or some foreign powers. There are hardly any smelters left in the US. Most of the raw material (billets) is imported. the processing of aluminum into coils,...

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by dmg626
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Teacher Fires Shot in School...let the debate continue
Replies: 25
Views: 727

Re: Teacher Fires Shot in School...let the debate continue

Any teacher can bring a gun to school legally or not, who’s checking teachers bags?

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by dmg626
Sat Feb 24, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Companies start to abandon NRA
Replies: 130
Views: 3556

Re: Companies start to abandon NRA

Knee jerk feel good response from companies that have minimal dealings with the NRA. Monday morning news cycle will start a new outrage of the week, some crisis somewhere or Kaitlin wants to become Bruce again.

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by dmg626
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Honest Airline Commerical
Replies: 5
Views: 964

Re: The Honest Airline Commerical

The farting guy had the best look on his face

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by dmg626
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces intention to open LAX crew base in Q4 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 5074

Re: WN announces intention to open LAX crew base in Q4 2018

LAX is one of the most expensive crew accommodations for overnight logging in the WN system. LAX Hotel cost are expected to go up another 320% once the LA Rams and LA Charges football stadium opens up. LAX hotels don't need or want the airline crew business as it is nowadays. Now given the football...

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by dmg626
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Billy Graham
Replies: 40
Views: 1188

Re: Billy Graham

RIP

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by dmg626
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians
Replies: 129
Views: 3033

Re: Robert Mueller Indicts 13 Russians

Goodyear wrote:
Make no mistake. The Cold War never ended.


Spot on! I’m sure there aren’t any Americans in Russia right now working behind the scenes , setting up fake websites etc

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by dmg626
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Alaska Airlines Bank
Replies: 0
Views: 391

Alaska Airlines Bank

I came across a ceramic Alaska Bank a few years ago at a garage sale. Does anyone know when these might have been made or if they were given out/purchased as some type of promotion? Thx

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by dmg626
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Televangelist suggests alternate flu shot: ‘Inoculate yourself with the word of God’
Replies: 27
Views: 1176

Re: Televangelist suggests alternate flu shot: ‘Inoculate yourself with the word of God’

Ha, this guys a lightweight preacher, come back when you get a real plane to spread the word of the Lord. Star Triple Seven is the fulfillment of a promise that God gave Rev. Angley many years ago. A miracle of God provided the finances for this beautiful Boeing 747SP, and its only missions are to w...

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by dmg626
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Passenger Sentenced to Prison after threatening Flight Attendant
Replies: 4
Views: 1498

Re: Airline Passenger Sentenced to Prison After Calling Flight Attendant Racial Slurs

“Court documents stipulate that “[Minko] said he was going to kill R.N. [the flight attendant] and everyone else by blowing up the plane.”

I’m going to guess that the reason for the charges and the jail time after his treatment is for the threats which were the more serious of what he said

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by dmg626
Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPS announces order for 14 747-8F and 4 767F
Replies: 169
Views: 25139

Re: UPS announces order for 14 747-8F and 4 767F

Does UPS carry bulkier cargo than FedEx? Just wondering why this plane is a good fit for UPS but not at FedEx

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by dmg626
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US imposes new tariffs on imported solar panels
Replies: 70
Views: 2290

Re: US imposes new tariffs on imported solar panels

Tesla/Panasonic ramping up a brand new facility in Buffalo that was built for Solar City by the state of NY. Working at minimal capacity, sure to start increasing now. Also Making the solar roof shingles there, next step in technology leaving the old panels in the dust

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by dmg626
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: US government shuts down ...
Replies: 139
Views: 4122

Re: US government shuts down ...

A non-partisan Speaker with substantial powers You're not familiar with US politics are you? Not only is there no such thing as non-partisan in the US, the odds of any political body transferring even a shred of power to someone or something else are astronomical. Remind me, which country is the so...

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by dmg626
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning
Replies: 48
Views: 2082

Re: Hawaii Ballistic Missile Warning

I don´t buy the story that someone pressed the wrong button. This never happened during the Cold War, even when it was at its most dangerous. But now it does? You mean like a possible hack? Like happened in Dallas several years ago? I’m sure that such a system is totally fool proof and that could n...

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by dmg626
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 flying with a missing panel?
Replies: 26
Views: 4586

Re: G4 flying with a missing panel?

Quick, everybody panic! Oy vey... this is why the media is so dangerous with a little bit of information and zero understanding. If it was safety critical, the aircraft would not have flown. Simple. Amazing they didn’t crash and burn, looks like someone must have seen this expert reporters tweet an...

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by dmg626
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: De Blasio sues major oil companies over climate change
Replies: 26
Views: 1045

Re: De Blasio sues major oil companies over climate change

This is silly given that the main threats to New Yorkers are the financial burden of New York City municipal and regional public sector workers -- lots of whom are under DeBlasio's direct supervision. Rather than mitigate these threats for which he is personally responsible, he wants to divert atte...

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by dmg626
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arpaio Running For Arizona Senate
Replies: 27
Views: 1121

Re: Arpaio Running For Arizona Senate

The next time I hear about that guy running for something it better be his life. Correct He’s a good man but at age 85, while fitting in with other fossils in Congress, is much too old and should just retire to the book and talk show circuit He's not a good man, he's a hateful, racist old asshole w...

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