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by 330west
Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 - Are we starting to forget?
Replies: 69
Views: 3043

Re: 9/11 - Are we starting to forget?

I'll readily admit that despite a few friends being directly affected that I just don't care anymore. It remains without question the most politicized event of our times and served as the impetus for so many Americans becoming xenophobic pansy-asses, and worse, made being a xenophobic pansy-ass soci...

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by 330west
Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon and it's second HQ(FedEx related)
Replies: 72
Views: 1820

Re: Amazon and it's second HQ(FedEx related)

I'd love to see the City of Houston come in with a sweet deal for this! There's corporate real estate signs all over and the housing market is rebounding, especially in areas where there is less freeway congestion at rush hour (Eastex Freeway), the light rail is expanding, and they are smack in the...

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by 330west
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Amazon and it's second HQ(FedEx related)
Replies: 72
Views: 1820

Re: Amazon and it's second HQ(FedEx related)

The problem going for Phoenix is mass transit. Much of our transit system has its service concentrated in central/south Phoenix, Tempe, and western Mesa, while most tech companies seem to choose Chandler or Scottsdale, two cities with less transit service (especially Chandler). Amazon did say it wa...

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by 330west
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "We only kill black people"
Replies: 65
Views: 1857

Re: "We only kill black people"

Here is another police officer who thought he was about the law...https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/09/01/this-is-crazy-sobs-utah-hospital-nurse-as-cop-roughs-her-up-arrests-her-for-doing-her-job/?tid=sm_fb&utm_term=.e5191ff32bfa Arresting a nurse for following hospital pr...

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by 330west
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 1101
Views: 116731

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

On another note, I was initially a bit surprised that BA will be going 4-a-day next summer and omitting the 744 entirely on the days where the A380 is in town. I would have thought that it'd be 3-a-day with A388/744/772 as it was this summer on those days. Then again, others have mentioned that the...

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by 330west
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harvey - Anyone here affected? (Hurricane Harvey)
Replies: 196
Views: 4651

Re: Harvey - Anyone here affected? (Hurricane Harvey)

President Trump is donating $1 million to the relief fund As much as I dislike the guy, I have to give him props for this gesture http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/31/politics/trump-donation-harvey-texas/index.html If he's worth well in excess of $3.5 billion as he claims, how much of a gesture is it? The...

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by 330west
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "We only kill black people"
Replies: 65
Views: 1857

Re: "We only kill black people"

It was completely stupid, to say the least, of the officer to say what he said, but he meant it - however unbelievably clumsily - as a commentary on the problem of police violence against blacks. And yes, even within the context of commentary, he was treating the issue with glibness and insouciance...

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by 330west
Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "We only kill black people"
Replies: 65
Views: 1857

"We only kill black people"

https://youtu.be/4eKQJm4Oe_0
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"We only kill black people"

And they wonder why everyone but the most pathetic bootlickers hate them.

https://youtu.be/4eKQJm4Oe_0

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by 330west
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next airline to serve Miami
Replies: 33
Views: 2249

Re: Next airline to serve Miami

None. None? God you're such a blatant fanboy. How many times did KLM fail there? Alitalia and Air Berlin are on their last legs. Yawn... Why don't you cry me a river, little hater. You're an angry one. I suspect you're going to be crying though when Alitalia and Air Berlin go away. I actually love ...

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by 330west
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next airline to serve Miami
Replies: 33
Views: 2249

Re: Next airline to serve Miami

Miami wrote:
330west wrote:
An equally thought provoking question is what airline will be next to leave Miami.

None.


None? God you're such a blatant fanboy. How many times did KLM fail there? Alitalia and Air Berlin are on their last legs.

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by 330west
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Next airline to serve Miami
Replies: 33
Views: 2249

Re: Next airline to serve Miami

An equally thought provoking question is what airline will be next to leave Miami.

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by 330west
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man
Replies: 55
Views: 2336

Re: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man

seahawk wrote:
The facts presented are not so easily dismissed though.


Yes they are.

And by the way, at quick glance, your avatar kind of looks like a guy in a klan hood.

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 1101
Views: 116731

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

I saw that myself re the 74 on the 238/9. Surprising based on the history of the route but not at all from past experience. I almost always return on that flight as customs tends to be light and it affords me most of a day in London to either recover from Saturday's activities or enjoy a few aftern...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 1101
Views: 116731

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

I saw that myself re the 74 on the 238/9. Surprising based on the history of the route but not at all from past experience. I almost always return on that flight as customs tends to be light and it affords me most of a day in London to either recover from Saturday's activities or enjoy a few afterno...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 90% of seafood eaten in USA is imported
Replies: 11
Views: 756

Re: 90% of seafood eaten in USA is imported

Knowing a few people in the New Bedford seafood business I can say that most of their catch is either exported to Europe or distributed locally throughout New England and to New York to restaurants and seafood specialty markets. Places like Red Lobster and your run of the mill flyover country groce...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 1101
Views: 116731

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

As near as I can tell, BA is doing the same thing with their A380 next summer...Fridays, Sundays, and Mondays. However, unlike this year they will operate four flights on those days. I'm glad to see this improvement. Looks like 3x777/380 or 3x777/744(presumably high-j). I know a number of people, m...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What new routes do you want from your home airport?
Replies: 83
Views: 2933

Re: What new routes do you want from your home airport?

Home airport is PVD but I hardly use it due to limited service ... LHR - daily 757 would probably be doable but no one out there to run it DFW - twice daily, AA ORD - increase to three or four daily with AA MIA - once daily, AA PVC - three daily, June-September, Cape Air As for BOS which is my prima...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man
Replies: 55
Views: 2336

Re: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man

Am I missing something here or is it just my bad English that I don't understand the two posts? It's kind of like a McDonald's hamburger. Everyone knows it sucks whether they've tried it or not but there are a lot of people who can only afford so much, or in the case of Alex Jones fans, only posses...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Aviation - Part 13
Replies: 1101
Views: 116731

Re: Boston Aviation - Part 13

As near as I can tell, BA is doing the same thing with their A380 next summer...Fridays, Sundays, and Mondays. However, unlike this year they will operate four flights on those days. I'm glad to see this improvement. Looks like 3x777/380 or 3x777/744(presumably high-j). I know a number of people, m...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man
Replies: 55
Views: 2336

Re: Infowars asks is Michelle Obama a man

Are you suggesting that at least SOME of the material at infowars.com is "legitimate" news and not to be condemned? That it is worth wading through the piles of garbage in search of a morsel of truth? How do you know it is garbage if you don't read it? Or did you previously visit the site...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Lack of) Internship Rant
Replies: 26
Views: 802

Re: (Lack of) Internship Rant

From my perspective working as a contractor, I often sub things out to attorneys, accountants, financial analysts, etc. and I've worked with most of them for two to five years. They all have great credentials but none of them would be considered to have exceptional credentials however even though I ...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 30, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wikipedia Article Airport Terminals
Replies: 35
Views: 2024

Re: Wikipedia Article Airport Terminals

Doesn't surprise me, Wikipedia has and always will be run by worthless people who have failed at all other walks of life. I'm not talking about snip-its here and there that anyone can edit, I'm talking about those who set the policies/guidelines. Simply disgusting how you judge other people that yo...

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by 330west
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 90% of seafood eaten in USA is imported
Replies: 11
Views: 756

Re: 90% of seafood eaten in USA is imported

Knowing a few people in the New Bedford seafood business I can say that most of their catch is either exported to Europe or distributed locally throughout New England and to New York to restaurants and seafood specialty markets. Places like Red Lobster and your run of the mill flyover country grocer...

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by 330west
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harvey - Anyone here affected? (Hurricane Harvey)
Replies: 196
Views: 4651

Re: Harvey - Anyone here affected? (Hurricane Harvey)

FEMA budget will likely have to be doubled yet again or even tripled - cancelling out Trump's big tax cuts - for this year at least.... Ted Cruz is known to be a major proponent of faith-based initiatives. Perhaps Ted can hit up the local "reverends" before walking into the Senate like a ...

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by 330west
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: (Lack of) Internship Rant
Replies: 26
Views: 802

Re: (Lack of) Internship Rant

My major requires an internship in order to graduate, and that wouldn't be an issue if not for the fact that for the past three years I've been trying to get an internship and now with all of my classes completed this internship requirement is the only thing keeping me from graduating. Despite my p...

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by 330west
Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harvey - Anyone here affected? (Hurricane Harvey)
Replies: 196
Views: 4651

Re: Harvey - Anyone here affected? (Hurricane Harvey)

No surprise here ... Hurricane Harvey much less damaging than Katrina, Sandy: Hannover Re Damages from Harvey, the hurricane and tropical storm ravaging Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast, are estimated to be well below those from major storms that have hit New Orleans and New York, according to Hanno...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump's Speech
Replies: 116
Views: 2770

Re: Trump's Speech

Oh man I tuned into that live stream at just the right time. Franklin Graham, without the least bit of irony, speaking at a Donald Trump rally and bringing up sexual immorality then asking god to bless Donald Trump and Melania. This disaster of a presidency has done a lot to shame this country, but...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

And what about violence against professed Communists? I'm guessing that's not quite as noble and virtuous in your book? Communists aren't engaged in advocating fascism and stripping Americans of their rights. Ah, I see... and, historically, which is responsible for more death and despair - Fascism ...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

This is the reality of the Antifa today. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9qKCl9NL1Cg There is nothing noble or virtuous about hitting someone in the head with a bike lock. In the case of professed Neo-Nazis and white supremacists, it defines nobility and virtue. And what about violence against profes...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

When two groups meet, each with the intention of fighting it out with sticks and bats, well both sides are wrong. And we will call that what it is. https://i.imgur.com/5E5n72B.jpg Photo: Violent antifa thugs attack unprovoked as alt-right nationalists attempt to defend their heritage, June 6, 1944....

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by 330west
Mon Aug 14, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cost of Living Around the World
Replies: 26
Views: 923

Re: Cost of Living Around the World

I'm the relatively inexpensive city of Providence, RI(USA) my expenses average between $7k and $10k per month. I couldn't imagine surviving a long weekend on $700, lol.

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by 330west
Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

NoTime wrote:
What if smearing huge groups of non-racist people as racists (and based solely on how they voted) makes it harder to fight actual racists?


If someone voted for Trump, they voted for a racist, ergo, they're racists through their willful complicity.

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by 330west
Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

No he was a Trump voter, and he hasn't a single racist bone in his body. 100.00%, every single Trump voter, without exception, knowingly voted for a man who had said horribly racist things and who had openly courted Neo-Nazis. That means that every single Trump voter is a racist. No exceptions. #Ye...

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by 330west
Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

None of you progressives give a shit when an Islamic terrorist kills white people, You are quite definitely a fool if you believe this, possible an idiot even, but I think it is just willful ignorance on your parts (and others) that causes this. I don't even think it's ignorance. People who think t...

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by 330west
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

Why bring into a discussion about an event in Virginia, USA, your constant harping about lynchings in India? Because bigotry transcends race. It is important to learn the right lessons from history and the mistakes other people have made (or are making). You make it seem as though you've reached so...

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by 330west
Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

jpetekyxmd80 wrote:
No one brought the chopper down..


If it wasn't for the white supremacists, there would have been no reason for the chopper to be in the air and these two men would be alive.

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by 330west
Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

First of all, what does this protest have to do with the GOP? What does it have to do with the GOP? This is the GOP. They've branded this sick spectacle as 'Unite the Right'. These people represent the most ardent supporters of the party as it exists today. Here's what David Duke said earlier: &quo...

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by 330west
Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

Re: White supremacists march at UVA

Dutchy wrote:
Why are these Euro-Americans chanting this? They are, after all, an immigrant group themselves.


Two words: revisionist history.

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by 330west
Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: White supremacists march at UVA
Replies: 570
Views: 13713

White supremacists march at UVA

After decades of veiled racism and legislation intended to harm minorities and the poor, the GOP has finally begun to show its true colors... Chanting 'blood and soil!' white nationalists with torches march on University of Virginia By Matt Pearce Chanting "blood and soil,” “white lives matter”...

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by 330west
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Apple Employees Rebelling Against Open Floor Plan at 'Apple Park'
Replies: 34
Views: 1351

Re: Apple Employees Rebelling Against Open Floor Plan at 'Apple Park'

In my work, you are expected to be there, work as long as required and no overtime or flex time, and if you don't want to do that, then get out. Frank and fearless leadership. You'd not manage well in my place. In my line of work(business strategy consulting) the only person who absolutely positive...

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by 330west
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2449

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

I actually have been told that quite a few times. One phrase and you got me completely figured out. Well done mate. You can learn volumes about people and their values by the manner in which they talk about money. Like I said congratulations once again to you and treetreeseven for figuring me out. ...

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by 330west
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2449

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

Isn't the whole ''need to justify their expenses'' line used only to help those who can't have the finer things in life feel better about themselves? You sound like a delight at parties, lol. I actually have been told that quite a few times. Generally, people who use the phrase “the finer things” i...

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by 330west
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Looking for a New Car
Replies: 73
Views: 2613

Re: Looking for a New Car

Ultimately, her (and mine) goal is to have the Mercedes Benz 'G-Wagon', but unless something big happens career-wise, that will be significantly down the road. I'd rather write a check for $150k to the San Francisco AIDS Foundation or Sloan Kettering Cancer Center(anonymously of course). Enjoy your...

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by 330west
Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The investigation of Donald Trump
Replies: 299
Views: 8572

Re: The investigation of Donald Trump

Lawls.... Trump team too disorganized to collude with Russia, Kushner says By Jenna McLaughlin Donald Trump’s election team could not have colluded with Russia because they were barely talking to each other, according to Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and top White House adviser ‘‘They th...

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by 330west
Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What's up with the SUV's?
Replies: 105
Views: 2449

Re: What's up with the SUV's?

Isn't that line mostly used by poor slobs who can't afford nice things? And isn't that line mostly used by arrogant braggers who really need to justify their expenses? Isn't the whole ''need to justify their expenses'' line used only to help those who can't have the finer things in life feel better...

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by 330west
Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Charlie Gard fight is over
Replies: 105
Views: 2684

Re: Charlie Gard fight is over

It's just been reported by the BBC that Charlie's parents have confirmed that their "beautiful boy" has died. A sad, but inevitable end. As a father of two daughters, this makes me really sad. R.I.P., Charlie. It should make you happy actually. Charlie isn't suffering and his parents no l...

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by 330west
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Charlie Gard fight is over
Replies: 105
Views: 2684

Re: Charlie Gard fight is over

I hope one day I have the chance to just be driving along a road and see the bastard doctors, bureaucrats and judge who killed Charlie Gard lying on the ground, bleeding and in pain after a car accident. It would give me great pleasure to just walk away, whistling. You do realize that he would have...

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by 330west
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scaramucci: 'They'll all be fired by me'
Replies: 148
Views: 4464

Re: Scaramucci: 'They'll all be fired by me'

I always found Kelly to be the most palatable of Trump's appointees. Now one has to wonder what kind of fear mongering psycho he's going to appoint to run Homeland Security. With any luck the job will sit open until after the indictment and the revelation that Mike Pence is a closet case.

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by 330west
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will Nashville (BNA) get a non-stop flight to Europe?
Replies: 234
Views: 15740

Re: When will Nashville (BNA) get a non-stop flight to Europe?

I don't doubt that they could get 120-140 people on a plane to a major European hub a few times a week, but where's the premium demand coming from? Nashville doesn't even have a five star hotel and only a handful of four star properties. A common theme of the newer non-hub flights for BA for example...

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by 330west
Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY Mayor Bill De Blasio Abandons Civic Duties To Join Leftist Protestors In Germany
Replies: 97
Views: 2437

Re: NY Mayor Bill De Blasio Abandons Civic Duties To Join Leftist Protestors In Germany

AvObserver wrote:
330west wrote:
AvObserver wrote:


First off, learn to quote. Second, your sister is a f*cking dumb*ss to go without health insurance and an even bigger dumb*ss to admit to doing so on principle.

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