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by 330west
Thu May 25, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It is important to not believe in poverty
Replies: 73
Views: 1627

Re: It is important to not believe in poverty

Here's the secret guys. If you are a woman, or black, or hispanic, or gay, or whatever "oppressed" minority you identify with, NOBODY CARES about holding you down. White straight males are not sitting down thinking of ways to keep you down. I'm pretty sure they just want to or at the very...

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by 330west
Thu May 25, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Montana Candidate Body Slams Reporter Day Before Election
Replies: 17
Views: 588

Re: Montana Candidate Body Slams Reporter Day Before Election

He'll still win and probably pull it off with a big margin(250,000 votes have already been cast). This kind of thing actually appeals heavily to the Republican base.

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by 330west
Thu May 25, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else
Replies: 53
Views: 1134

Re: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else

Social programs are not enumerated in the General Welfare clause. You are inferring that power based on a populist Supreme Court ruling from the mid-1930s that overturned 150 years of precedent. By contrast, Article I Section 9 explicitly enumerates that Congress and shall have the power to raise a...

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by 330west
Wed May 24, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else
Replies: 53
Views: 1134

Re: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else

Defense is a specific, enumerated responsibility of the federal government. Social programs aren't. You are overlooking, or intentionally ignoring, the "General Welfare" clauses in the Constitution. Social programs are not enumerated in the General Welfare clause. You are inferring that p...

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by 330west
Tue May 23, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else
Replies: 53
Views: 1134

Re: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else

Easy to say when you're hiding behind a screen name on a hardly-read internet message. Even down in DallAss, I suspect you'd get your head bashed in if you spouted off like that in public. Huh. It sure sounds like you are condoning violence for holding a certain political belief. Let's say I did &q...

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by 330west
Tue May 23, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else
Replies: 53
Views: 1134

Re: The Trump Budget: Give To The Rich, Take From Everyone Else

And before any conservatives on here say this proposed budget is simply to help balance a budget or take away government fat, that's belied by how massive the cuts to certain departments are clearly meant to cripple or even destroy them: the EPA, Agriculture, Labor, Education, Justice.. Good. The c...

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by 330west
Tue May 23, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It is important to not believe in poverty
Replies: 73
Views: 1627

Re: It is important to not believe in poverty

Are these Fox News studies? http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/20/religion-politics-affect-americans-philanthropy/ A major survey by the Chronicle of Philanthropy confirms that residents of states that lean Republican and are most religious donate more of their money to charity, while mor...

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by 330west
Tue May 23, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Fatal blasts at Manchester Arena
Replies: 115
Views: 3720

Re: Fatal blasts at Manchester Arena

scbriml wrote:
At best he'll tweet that this was "one bad hombre".


Close ... 'evil losers'. He has the the vocabulary of a ninth grader, not a graduate of Penn(or even a Penn State frat bro).

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by 330west
Tue May 23, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It is important to not believe in poverty
Replies: 73
Views: 1627

Re: It is important to not believe in poverty

If they're just giving to their churches, they might as well be going out and buying meth or heroin. I'd probably respect them more in that case. At least they're doing something for the economy.

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by 330west
Tue May 23, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It is important to not believe in poverty
Replies: 73
Views: 1627

Re: It is important to not believe in poverty

study after study shows Republicans are magnitudes of order more charitable than Democrats... Are these Fox News studies? http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/20/religion-politics-affect-americans-philanthropy/ A major survey by the Chronicle of Philanthropy confirms that residents of state...

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by 330west
Mon May 22, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It is important to not believe in poverty
Replies: 73
Views: 1627

Re: It is important to not believe in poverty

Would you mind revealing something about your standing in society? Level of education, financial class position, fields of endeavor? Just in general, no need to divulge personal information of any kind. Might help in understanding where you are coming from. Thanks. Rich, poor or in between it sound...

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by 330west
Mon May 22, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: It is important to not believe in poverty
Replies: 73
Views: 1627

Re: It is important to not believe in poverty

Would you agree, though, that "poverty" doesn't simply happen to someone, and that it requires, at some point, one or more poor choices made by that individual? Would those poor choices include a choice of the wrong parents, country or continent or would it, perhaps, include a poorly chos...

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by 330west
Sun May 21, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 50 Greatest Concerts from the last 50 years - RS
Replies: 30
Views: 945

Re: 50 Greatest Concerts from the last 50 years - RS

National Symphony Orchestra: 2016-2017 Season: http://www.kennedy-center.org/nso/schedule Real music, folks! 150 performances per season. Hits that endure 200 years. But there are dozens of better orchestras - probably eight in the US alone. As for the list, just one ... Daft Punk in August 2007 in...

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by 330west
Thu May 18, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roger Ailes has died
Replies: 21
Views: 1079

Re: Roger Ailes has died

A complete POS, period. Someone had to go ahead and prepare Trump's room in hell(not that I believe in that sort of thing, lol).

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by 330west
Wed May 17, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
Replies: 209
Views: 4730

Re: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

The problem with Pence is his association with and fondness for the religious right. Trump talks up their pet issues to curry favor and win votes. Pence genuinely believes that abortion, assisted suicide and homosexuality are threats to society. I would be willing to put up with Pence. At least I k...

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by 330west
Wed May 17, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump likely to be re-elected in 2020
Replies: 132
Views: 3939

Re: Trump likely to be re-elected in 2020

http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/17/politics/ ... rd-speech/
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He even used his commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy as an excuse to whine about the way the media has treated him.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/17/politics/ ... rd-speech/

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by 330west
Wed May 17, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump likely to be re-elected in 2020
Replies: 132
Views: 3939

Re: Trump likely to be re-elected in 2020

pvjin wrote:
Weird, our statistics show exact opposite as far as criminality of different demographic groups go.


We all know what your agenda is.

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by 330west
Wed May 17, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
Replies: 209
Views: 4730

Re: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

Mike Pence disrespects everyone in the United States and the world at large simply by waking up in the morning.

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by 330west
Wed May 17, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
Replies: 209
Views: 4730

Re: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

If or rather when at this point, Trump is impeached, America gets Pence, a religious nut and tea party advocate. That doesn't help the world and certainly not the United States of America. Will be interested whom will be chosen as vice-president. I think Pence, unless he's a sleeper psycho, is bett...

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by 330west
Mon May 15, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador
Replies: 209
Views: 4730

Washington Post: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

I'm shocked. Just shocked and appalled.... https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/trump-revealed-highly-classified-information-to-russian-foreign-minister-and-ambassador/2017/05/15/530c172a-3960-11e7-9e48-c4f199710b69_story.html?utm_term=.2f8521299da6 To the Trump supporters among us...

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by 330west
Thu May 11, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US reportedly considering banning electronics from UK and other European countries
Replies: 265
Views: 28515

Re: US reportedly considering banning electronics from UK

With how long this proposed ban has been lingering in the press, I think if the technology existed and if someone seriously wanted to take a plane down this way, it would have happened by now.

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by 330west
Fri May 05, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House Passes Health Care Law
Replies: 88
Views: 2112

Re: House Passes Health Care Law

The second diet is so laced with egghead philosophy (his professional field) that he is oftentimes hard to follow, requires numerous readings to glean understanding with the aid of an unabridged dictionary. It's too bad that he doesn't want to appeal to the mass of readers. He would sway many more ...

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by 330west
Thu May 04, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: House Passes Health Care Law
Replies: 88
Views: 2112

Re: House Passes Health Care Law

The “pro-life” party has become the party of death: New research on why Republicans hate poor and sick people - Salon https://apple.news/ASABFvPt5Pdij2Ty5QrXkNw What horrible people(as if that was news to anyone). I still wouldn't trade my potentially costly and life-shortening pre-existing conditi...

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 519
Views: 46119

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

:silvermedal: It's already starting and the city's losing more young people to other cities than ever before and it's not just those who can't afford it but those who want a more enjoyable lifestyle in NY, LA, SF, Chicago, DC, Miami and Austin among others. Despite its institutional strengths, when ...

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 519
Views: 46119

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

All of this growth in Boston has been a flash in the pan. In five years, I'd be surprised if Boston has much more than it had five years ago. It's a nice little city but it's not in the same league as Cathay Pacific's other US destinations for example. Hopefully this applies to the real estate mark...

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Please explain Bill O'Reilly Popularity?
Replies: 73
Views: 2405

Re: Please explain Bill O'Reilly Popularity?

Unfounded accusations. So can you point out the accusation that was proven against O"Reilly? If you are going to light the torches when a women claims a sexual crime it has to work both ways. I'm not even condemning O'Reilly. Basically my original statement concerned the coping skills of his l...

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Please explain Bill O'Reilly Popularity?
Replies: 73
Views: 2405

Re: Please explain Bill O'Reilly Popularity?

I was 13 when Clinton did what he did but even then I knew there was a difference between a consensual affair and a decades long history of sexual harassment. I'm relieved to read that I have "screwed up values" though. I wouldn't want one ounce of approval from someone like you. Huh? Can...

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 519
Views: 46119

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

All of this growth in Boston has been a flash in the pan. In five years, I'd be surprised if Boston has much more than it had five years ago. It's a nice little city but it's not in the same league as Cathay Pacific's other US destinations for example.

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Please explain Bill O'Reilly Popularity?
Replies: 73
Views: 2405

Re: Please explain Bill O'Reilly Popularity?

So O'Reilly's gone. What does his cult of millions of angry, ignorant white men do now? Wait a week and he will be on the Blaze. Funny how when a member of the GOP does this you want his head but when Clinton did it you all said keep his personal life out of it LOL You have screwed up values I was ...

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hate crime thread
Replies: 93
Views: 2345

Re: Hate crime thread

tommy1808 wrote:
mham001 wrote:
There is for example no country where giving the right answer to "which church do you go to" is that important, or where "none at all" can cast you out that fast.


Why would anyone want to be in with those people?

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Please explain Bill O'Reilly Popularity?
Replies: 73
Views: 2405

Re: Please explain Bill O'Reilly Popularity?

So O'Reilly's gone. What does his cult of millions of angry, ignorant white men do now?

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Cuts Flights to US
Replies: 237
Views: 36039

Re: Emirates Cuts Flights to US

I think this means the A380 for Boston. From a cut in service you extrapolate to it must mean they are bringing the A380? I believe there is a difference between wanting something and thinking something might actually happen. (Not saying it won't, but this definitely doesn't make it look very likel...

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"
Replies: 24
Views: 979

Re: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"

It's not even a new production. It's been performed by several community theater groups around the US since 1998.

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"
Replies: 24
Views: 979

Re: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"

I'm also curious as to why Christianity is seen as "fair game" for satire and verbal attacks, when there is a clear reticence on the part of many of those same people to insult or attack other religions. That Huffington Post article would be written very differently if the religion concer...

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"
Replies: 24
Views: 979

Re: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"

What's bizarre about receiving pushback when you attack, through rewriting, a religion's founding documents and closely held beliefs? Does your definition of decency know no limits? There are hundreds(maybe thousands) of examples of Christians committing acts of violence against lgbt people not to ...

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by 330west
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"
Replies: 24
Views: 979

Re: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"

BobPatterson wrote:
What's bizarre about receiving pushback when you attack, through rewriting, a religion's founding documents and closely held beliefs?

Does your definition of decency know no limits?


What you call religion, assuming you are a Christian, is most likely fiction - make-believe - hocus pocus.

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by 330west
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"
Replies: 24
Views: 979

"The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told"

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/out-front-theatre-company_us_58f6523ae4b0b9e9848ef079?section=us_queer-voices And apparently those darn Christians are not happy! It's bizarre how some of them engage in and condone such ignorance and hate yet when we throw back a little satire, they cry like babi...

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by 330west
Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane
Replies: 2122
Views: 112878

Re: Another United gaffe - forces doctor off plane

ikramerica wrote:
I asked a friend this question:

What if the headline read:

"Professional poker player/convicted drug dealer dragged from plane."


At least he isn't a cop.

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by 330west
Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: March Jobs Report
Replies: 9
Views: 411

Re: March Jobs Report

All kidding aside, the numbers that will be tallied through October of this year do go on Obama's record, for the most part. His last budget ends then. That's true to an extent however he's already doing damage. A lot of companies that have been eyeing expansion opportunities into the US have simpl...

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by 330west
Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How many Senate votes
Replies: 46
Views: 1117

Re: How many Senate votes

FTMCPIUS wrote:
Yes, like ageing it will inevitably kill us.


Splendid. The faster the so-called conservatives die off, the better.

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by 330west
Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: March Jobs Report
Replies: 9
Views: 411

March Jobs Report

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/won ... 5-percent/
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It's a good thing we bombed Syria last night, otherwise people might be talking about the dismal March jobs report...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/won ... 5-percent/

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by 330west
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Administration Considers Far-Reaching Steps for ‘Extreme Vetting’
Replies: 50
Views: 3505

Re: Trump Administration Considers Far-Reaching Steps for ‘Extreme Vetting’

And who's going to be reponsible for running this operation, the TSA?

"You have a Muslim friend on Facebook. Go back where you came from!"

Fear prevails yet again.

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by 330west
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do Conservatives Support These Things?
Replies: 30
Views: 1162

Re: Why Do Conservatives Support These Things?

On the bright side, maybe the cuts to the Chemical Safety Board will hasten their extinction.

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by 330west
Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?
Replies: 114
Views: 24318

Re: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?

If the intention was 1567, they aren't even doing that. According to The BA Source, last week the 380 only made it to Boston on Sunday and Monday. They used high-j 74s the rest of the week. Not sure what they're using today.

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by 330west
Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?
Replies: 114
Views: 24318

Re: BA to firm up 4 A380 options?

Slightly off topic, but why does BA use the A380 to BOS? Such a relatively short long-haul route. I thought BA preferred to have East Coast USA flights have as much frequency as possible, like JFK. I know there are already 4 flights to/from BOS but as one of them is an A380, would it not be better ...

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by 330west
Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Inappropriate TSA patdown of teen boy?
Replies: 41
Views: 3466

Re: Inappropriate TSA patdown of teen boy?

I would happily take the 0% chance of being on a plane involved in a terrorist incident than the 100% chance of being at best inconvenienced and, at worst, violated, by TSA. How many terrorists have been prosecuted that were found by TSA? Zero? Meanwhile, how many guns, knives, boxcutters, etc. hav...

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by 330west
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 519
Views: 46119

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

tlecam wrote:
I think that BOS-SFO for AA is going to depend ...


If it was going to happen, I think it would have happened by now. They have a strong position in every major US business market from Boston and apparently their most loyal high value FFs are willing to connect to get to SF.

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by 330west
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Ever fly on the same plane twice?
Replies: 80
Views: 2828

Re: Ever fly on the same plane twice?

I don't generally track regs but I do know the I've been on G-RAES four times over the last three years all between Boston and London. I have a total of about 30 roundtrips on the AA A321Ts between Kennedy and SF/LA so I've been on at least a few of those multiple times as well.

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by 330west
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Career Move Help
Replies: 13
Views: 489

Re: Career Move Help

I can't say what to do specifically on the job itself as I've been a contract employee/consultant almost all of my professional life and I would absolutely never go back to being a W2 employee but I can offer a little insight into Melbourne. To put it bluntly, it's very much an old, white, lower mid...

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by 330west
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Economic Cost Of Discrimination
Replies: 19
Views: 595

Re: The Economic Cost Of Discrimination

Or it could be that certain people have a higher propensity to commit violent crimes against certain people that for whatever reason they don't like, not unlike the three times I have been called a faggot and pushed, punched, kicked and left bloodied for no other reason than that I'm gay.

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