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by 910A
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sonair ending Houston-Luanda service
Replies: 42
Views: 6910

Re: Sonair ending Houston-Luanda service

Does this spell the end of passenger service on N- registered 747s? Atlas Air has additional pax 744s used for things like military charters, sports teams etc. The Arizona Cardinals and Jacksonville Jags used the Sonair-Atlas 747's last season due to the comfortable seating etc. Should be interesti...

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by 910A
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon miscategorizing clothing with its color filters?
Replies: 13
Views: 328

Re: Amazon miscategorizing clothing with its color filters?

I saw the title of this thread, and just thought wow this is some really important stuff. :bouncy: Why would anyone buy their clothes from Amazon, I like to know they fit before putting down my green backs..A size like Large can be different depending if the clothes were made in Vietnam or Honduras.

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by 910A
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school
Replies: 102
Views: 2942

Re: Florida: Reports of active shooter in school

You cant achieve 100%, but you can achieve 80% with gun laws based on common sense. Start by forbidding sales of anything else than true hunters guns and simple pistols. Even the patron saint of the Republican Party Ronald Reagan stated that no one needed an weapon like a AR-15, but President Bush ...

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by 910A
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2018 Baseball Predictions
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Re: 2018 Baseball Predictions

Already eliminated from post season play before the entire squads have reported. Every team in the NL east but the Nationals, whom it probably their last chance to claim a NL title for some years to come. Pirates, Reds, Padres and the AARP Giants are already done also. The only competitive race in t...

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by 910A
Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Posts $425 Q4 Profit/ $3.1B FY17
Replies: 26
Views: 3539

Re: AA Posts $425 Q4 Profit/ $3.1B FY17

American is already taking about raising airfares due to high fuel costs.. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said Thursday that higher ticket prices are likely on the horizon due to a surge in oil prices. Fuel is among airlines' biggest expenses and is the single biggest expense when oil prices spik...

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by 910A
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air India has a New 77W Cabin
Replies: 29
Views: 5453

Re: Air India has a New 77W Cabin

Posted on AI's twitter: https://twitter.com/airindiain/status/956403610769739777 What do you think about it? Interesting that it is still 3-3-3 economy, and the airline seems to have removed first class. Also this new 77W VT-ALV just flew SEA-DEL nonstop. Now I know the flight was empty, but would ...

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by 910A
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines in need of a new or revised livery
Replies: 99
Views: 6682

Re: Airlines in need of a new or revised livery

AF didn't they just update the livery a couple of years ago?
I really like the JAL scheme, it's so simple.
Air China is back from the 70's when they were CAAC it still works in my opinion.

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by 910A
Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX
Replies: 104
Views: 20118

Re: A321Neo flying KEF- LAX

Does WW have the need for an A330 anymore, unless they plan to serve Anchorage, given that most of the WOW air A321s have extra tanks? (To reduce restrictions, I wonder if a Y200 configuration might be ideal systemwide, also to avoid paying the 5th cabin crew member.) What routes might UX be planni...

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by 910A
Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Posts $425 Q4 Profit/ $3.1B FY17
Replies: 26
Views: 3539

Re: AA Posts $425 Q4 Profit/ $3.1B FY17

and the products we are bringing to market are resonating with customers.


Wonder it that includes the 738 Max?

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by 910A
Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Evangelical leaders need to shut up
Replies: 23
Views: 1296

Evangelical leaders need to shut up

Basically the words from former RNC chair Michael Steele on the MSNBC show "Countdown" last night. On Monday, Tony Perkins, head of the conservative Christian nonprofit Family Research Council, said Trump gets “a mulligan” or “do-over” over allegations that he paid porn star Stormy Daniels...

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by 910A
Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Economic prosperity divide and politics
Replies: 9
Views: 438

Re: The Economic prosperity divide and politics

I never liked the idea of counting counties in Presidential elections. Look at Kansas, a rural state that has 105 counties, and I lived in one that had a population of 1500 it's not a fair to compare it to California with only 58 counties and 30 plus million people. In numerous rural counties across...

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by 910A
Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Van Hool to build U.S. factory
Replies: 14
Views: 823

Re: Van Hool to build U.S. factory

1337Delta764 wrote:
Some larger transit agencies operate motorcoaches for longer distance express routes


I would be interested in where public transit agencies are using motor coaches for what you described. I hear of this before, but I not aware where they are.

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by 910A
Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon book
Replies: 102
Views: 4045

Re: Steve Bannon book

Just finished the book. Most of the information provided was common knowledge if one follows politics. Bannon inside were very interesting. The bottom line is this is the most inept White House in my lifetime ( end of Truman) which results in getting nothing done. No wonder the rest of the world is ...

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by 910A
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lenient Criminal Sentencing? Should Judges face recall?
Replies: 4
Views: 414

Re: Lenient Criminal Sentencing? Should Judges face recall?

The quick answer regarding about recalling a judge is NO! At the same time I don't feel that judges should be elected (especially by a partisan manner), but rather appointed and then be up for a retention vote at the end of their terms. As for sentencing there are many factors that a judge needs to ...

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by 910A
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Flight Attendent with a Criminal Record
Replies: 13
Views: 1594

Re: Flight Attendent with a Criminal Record

Soliciting as you described is usually a misdemeanor. (Word to the wise, you should always have an attorney with you for any criminal type case) I know for a fact that there is a United 763 pilot flying around with a felony aggravated assault conviction and a couple of former America West pilots wit...

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by 910A
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why the drop in NFL ratings?
Replies: 29
Views: 1140

Re: Why the drop in NFL ratings?

https://www.si.com/tech-media/2018/01/0 ... network-tv

One other important part to remember, all television is on a downward spiral.
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Here is a link to an SI article on the subject: https://www.si.com/tech-media/2018/01/0 ... network-tv

One other important part to remember, all television is on a downward spiral.

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by 910A
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Question about US passenger 747s...
Replies: 13
Views: 1461

Re: Question about US passenger 747s...

Airfleets shows the last TWA 747 left the fleet in May 1998. N303TW.
Same source shows CO last 747 was N17010 which was transferred to TWA in 1996. Two of CO 747's went to COMike and served until 1990.

Still have Atlas 747-400's still flying...

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by 910A
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boneyard tours
Replies: 5
Views: 2465

Re: Boneyard tours

http://www.airplaneboneyards.com/pinal- ... neyard.htm

The last paragraph has a phone number to call to get a personal tour.
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Yes to Marana...http://www.airplaneboneyards.com/pinal- ... neyard.htm

The last paragraph has a phone number to call to get a personal tour.

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by 910A
Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS PHX-Mexico History
Replies: 23
Views: 2157

Re: AS PHX-Mexico History

One of the issue with the AS service, on the return the flight had to use T4 for immigration and then the plane was towed to T2. Continuing passengers then had to hop on a bus to proceed to T2. Wasn't the best arrangement.

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by 910A
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Arpaio Running For Arizona Senate
Replies: 27
Views: 1040

Re: Arpaio Running For Arizona Senate

I doubt that he will actually follow through with submitting the official paperwork. The citizens of Maricopa County have seen his song and dance before, I'm think about running for Governor, President etc..Maricopa County is the largest county in Arizona, and he couldn't win re-election, so how in ...

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by 910A
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why use widebodies for domestic flights?
Replies: 100
Views: 14687

Re: Why use widebodies for domestic flights?

Wow, I must be old. Am I the only one that remembers the days when Dc-10s, L1011s and 767 widebodies routinely connected hubs together? AA used to fly DC10s and 767s between DFW and AUS. DL's ATL-MCO was almost all L1011s. And now we are a point that Anetters think its odd to have widebody on a dom...

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by 910A
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018
Replies: 119
Views: 8298

Re: Phoenix Aviation Thread - 2018

Pretty cool devlopment for Gateway, https://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/mesa/air-cargo-hub-to-open-at-phoenix-mesa-gateway-airport-17-000-new-jobs-expected How soon do you think this will actually start being built? Not holding my breath..I've been living near the airport for 22 year...

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by 910A
Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kate Steinle shooting: illegal immigrant acquitted
Replies: 86
Views: 4375

Re: Kate Steinle shooting: illegal immigrant acquitted

Sentencing on the weapons charge was today. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was sentenced Friday to time served for unlawful possession of a firearm, the Associated Press reported, following a jury’s decision in November to reject murder charges against the Mexican national for firing a bullet that killed S...

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by 910A
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Feb 20th, Trump's First State of the Union
Replies: 19
Views: 616

Re: Feb 20th, Trump's First State of the Union

This will be the latest a State of the Union speech has been given at least since 1991. The latest before that was Feb 12th. (Note: The speech given once the assume office usually in February is not officially a State of the Union address.).

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by 910A
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 10/22/2017: AS Adds PHX-SFO,EW MCO-DUS, F9 Big Summer Schedule Change, VR Closes PVD
Replies: 74
Views: 12401

Re: AS starting SFO-PHX

sw733 wrote:
Interesting. I wonder - are there other routes like this that exist just for spring training? I know PHX has both A's (in Mesa) and Giants (Scottsdale) spring training


WN is operating CVG-PHX during the spring training season.

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by 910A
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Bannon book
Replies: 102
Views: 4045

Re: Steve Bannon book

First of all, it isn't Steve Bannon's book. The book Fire and Fury is written by Michael Wolff. Bannon is reportable provided most of the "color" to the book. Available soon at your favorite book store..

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by 910A
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Times you actually agreed with a politician you hate.
Replies: 29
Views: 1025

Re: Times you actually agreed with a politician you hate.

LAH1 wrote:
I was trying to find something I agreed with that Boris Johnson said - still trying.


Now that's funny :lol:

Regarding Helms-Burton, until the House Leadership shows some spine against the Freedom Caucus, I doubt Speaker Ryan would allow a repeal come up for a vote.

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by 910A
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Times you actually agreed with a politician you hate.
Replies: 29
Views: 1025

Re: Times you actually agreed with a politician you hate.

I wouldn't use hate, but I've known Jeff Flake since 1999, the only two things I agree with him is DACA and normalization of relations with Cuba.

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by 910A
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who flies the A340 to the U.S.
Replies: 65
Views: 10486

Re: Who flies the A340 to the U.S.

Don't forget PR

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by 910A
Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 NCAA Football Charters
Replies: 208
Views: 18420

Re: 2017 NCAA Football Charters

Two Elite Airways B734s are expected to charter Mizzou Football fans later this afternoon: https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CXP765/history/20171226/1600Z/KCOU/KHOU https://flightaware.com/live/flight/CXP738/history/20171226/1800Z/KCOU/KHOU Considering Elite doesn't have any 734's, I presume you ...

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by 910A
Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18
Replies: 124
Views: 13129

Re: DL 744 Sports Charters thru 02Jan18

LGAMXT wrote:
2 747 says goodbye per delta twitter. So N666US and N670US should be heading to mzj tomorrow. The only flying will be N674US.

And N674US is scheduled to operate the Georgia Bulldogs charter to LAX on the 26th for the Rose Bowl.

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by 910A
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sun Country at Dallas Love Field
Replies: 21
Views: 2846

Re: Sun Country at Dallas Love Field

737max8 wrote:
Thought that lined up nicely, but it's also 5 days early. Seems a little crazy for a "minor" bowl especially missing X-mas at home.

Kansas State arrived at PHX today for the minor bowl game "Cactus Bowl". If the game is on the 26th, when did you expect them to arrive?

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by 910A
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM to begin seasonal service to LAS
Replies: 58
Views: 5994

Re: LATAM to begin seasonal service to LAS

Interesting idea, LATAM thinking out of the box. It's really not thinking out of the box when David Neeleman was discussing this a couple of years ago before the Brazilian economy went into a downturn. Neeleman expects to add a fourth city in 2015, although he is coy on where this might be. “We are...

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by 910A
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Paul Ryan out after 2018?
Replies: 9
Views: 552

Re: Paul Ryan out after 2018?

I never liked Ryan. I would love it if he left. I think Cathy McMorris-Rodgers would be a perfect replacement! I wouldn't what a bible thumping graduate of a non-accredited christian college to be in a position of power. She has been in Congress since 2005, and has zero accomplishments, and is in h...

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by 910A
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas announces MEL-SFO starting late 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 9052

Re: Qantas announces MEL-SFO starting late 2018

Its highly unlikely, of the 4 frames based in BNE 2 will be dedicated to BNE-LAX-JFK the other 2 to start a new route to the US, I would say it would either be ORD or DFW I was thinking with QF moving the European base back to Singapore from Dubai, and the flights from MEL to SIN will be operated w...

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by 910A
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United announces SFO-PPT
Replies: 148
Views: 21581

Re: Updated: United announces SFO-PPT

Now, if only United will go to Pago Pago! I know Pan Am flew there back in the day. Did United fly there for a time after buying Pan Am's Pacific routes? Would be cool to fly from the mainland to American Samoa. Unfortunately, I just don't think the tourism industry is strong enough there yet. PPT,...

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by 910A
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United announces SFO-PPT
Replies: 148
Views: 21581

Re: Updated: United announces SFO-PPT

Nicole Bouteau, Minister of Tourism, sees "a good sign "for French Polynesia destination and specifies that it will meet with tourism stakeholders to discuss the impact of the arrival of French Blue and United Airlines. https://www.tahiti-infos.com/Arrivee-de-United-Airlines-2018-va-repres...

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by 910A
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United announces SFO-PPT
Replies: 148
Views: 21581

Re: United 787 route announcement - Weds Dec 13th

Has any US airline ever flown to PPT besides HA? Yes. CO served PPT from both HNL and LAX Perhaps PA did too? If I recall right CO operated all their south pacific service via HNL. PA operated non-stop from PPT to LAX, AKL and PPG. If I remember right PA terminated PPT at the end of 1979 or first p...

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by 910A
Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another Uniformed Murderer Walks Free
Replies: 37
Views: 2069

Re: Another Uniformed Murderer Walks Free

Strangely enough, I read where the jury consisted of just eight persons. The young officer (now fired) was the son of a guy already a Mesa cop. So, maybe they had blinders on when this kid was being evaluated for service, and in his training... Shaver was clearly not sober. He was drunk, even thoug...

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by 910A
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator Franken Resigns
Replies: 81
Views: 5900

Re: Senator Franken Resigns

Now we have Congressman Franks (R-AZ) resigning...What he is accused of is so far out of bounds. Rep. Trent Franks, an Arizona Republican who is among the most conservative members of the House, said Thursday he would resign his seat in a statement where he acknowledged asking two female subordinate...

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by 910A
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOR : French Blue on ORY - SFO - PPT market
Replies: 99
Views: 15330

Re: RUMOR : French Blue on ORY - SFO - PPT market

zkncj wrote:

Agreed PPT is no budget holiday, nor is most of the Pacific.


I found Fiji very inexpensive, ditto for Vanuatu, but New Caledonia was a different story.

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by 910A
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Conyers retires endorses son for his seat
Replies: 8
Views: 579

Re: John Conyers retires endorses son for his seat

Well this 88 year old turd Well Utah possibly has Sen Hatch running for re-election at 84 and California's Dianne Feinstein will be 85 when she runs for re-election, Vermont's Bernie Saunders 77. The youngest seeking re-election to the Senate is Connecticut's Chris Murphy at 45. With Conyers out th...

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by 910A
Sat Dec 02, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kate Steinle shooting: illegal immigrant acquitted
Replies: 86
Views: 4375

Re: Kate Steinle shooting: illegal immigrant acquitted

Just another example of how California will protect criminals. It's sad that open border anarchy for the sake of votes has reached this level of insanity. I hope the DOJ does the right thing. This has nothing to do with your statement that California will protect criminals. Apparently you don't bel...

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by 910A
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 722
Views: 82995

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017

Here is a link to the local Crescent City paper: http://www.triplicate.com/news/5799982-151/pen-air-announces-last-day-at-bcra And here is the press release from KS ANCHORAGE – PenAir announced today that their last day of operating between Crescent City, California, and Portland, Oregon, will be De...

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by 910A
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017
Replies: 722
Views: 82995

Re: Oregon Aviation Thread - 2017

32andBelow wrote:
KS last day at CEC and PDX is 15DEC


So I guess CEC is without air service again. I'm sure people with travel plans over the holiday period are real happy.

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by 910A
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post burns Project Veritas
Replies: 3
Views: 589

Re: Washington Post burns Project Veritas

A really good job by the free press!

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by 910A
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Matt Lauer fired from NBC for sexual misconduct
Replies: 21
Views: 2162

Re: Matt Lauer fired from NBC for sexual misconduct

I don't really understand how Matt Lauer lasted twenty years at the Today show. I never consider him a serious journalist as compared to Bryant Gumbel who I considered did an outstanding job, and conducted some serious interviews.

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by 910A
Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nancy Pelosi Meet the Press
Replies: 35
Views: 1250

Re: Nancy Pelosi Meet the Press

I hope Evan McMullin decides to primary him and uses his line against him. Utah doesn't use a voter primary system to select their party's candidate for US Senate. The candidates are decided by parties held conventions. Another old white guy Mitt Romney is already working the party leadership in ca...

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by 910A
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Elitists, Crybabies and Junky Degrees
Replies: 58
Views: 3523

Re: Elitists, Crybabies and Junky Degrees

Regarding totally wasteful assets, UNLV has a university studies program for it's athletes. Regarding Frank Antenori the ex-Green Beret and former member of the Arizona legislature should have paid more attention in his writing/reading course. Besides being an unpopular legislator here in Arizona go...

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