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by Super80Fan
Sun May 20, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 292
Views: 47023

Re: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV

Are we still blaming the 737-200? Still a perfectly able aircraft if maintained/piloted properly. This was either a maintenance issue or pilot error, will bet good money on either of the two.

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by Super80Fan
Sat May 19, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow reveals quietest airlines
Replies: 35
Views: 9244

Re: Heathrow reveals quietest airlines

Who cares? If you don't like airport noise move. I can bet a lot of money 99% of the people living near there are younger than the airport and knew of the approach/departure paths before buying their house.

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by Super80Fan
Sat May 19, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Man punches deaf pregnant woman and service dog on F9 flight at MCO
Replies: 44
Views: 7263

Re: Man punches deaf pregnant woman and service dog on F9 flight at MCO

If I was on that flight and saw this he would've needed to have been taken off on a stretcher. No excuse for that behavior.

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by Super80Fan
Fri May 18, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CU972 operated by Global Air down near HAV
Replies: 292
Views: 47023

Re: 737 down near HAV

OK so I'm glad we got the airline down, do we know for a fact yet whether it was a 737-200 or a 737-500? Avherald has it as a 737-200 but others are saying 737-500...

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by Super80Fan
Fri May 18, 2018 5:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline livery you miss the most
Replies: 133
Views: 6130

Re: Airline livery you miss the most

AA I'm mixed on. I miss the silver but at the same time I actually like the new livery as well.

I miss the tulip on UA. The current livery is hideous and represents everything wrong with the brand.

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by Super80Fan
Fri May 18, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers
Replies: 79
Views: 5361

Re: Questionable (Failed?) USA Mergers

Frontier and Midwest coming together under Republican leadership worked out well. Came here to say that LOL! Now I don't know what would've happened if Republic didn't snatch both of them up nor am I an expert on their finances beforehand, but it seems Republic took two smaller but capable airlines...

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by Super80Fan
Fri May 18, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 93
Views: 18084

Re: EK pilot shortage, now a safety concern

You reap what you sow. I've zero sympathy for them. Years of malpractice and mistreatment has created a toxic atmosphere that even a 5 week bonus can't cut though. They'll need Euro/America/Australasian bases. It's the only way they'll get people to go there. Yes, it'll add complexity but rather pl...

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by Super80Fan
Thu May 17, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAT touts “historic” route announcement - F9 to multiple cities
Replies: 84
Views: 9644

Re: SAT touts “historic” route announcement - F9 to multiple cities

Dart Board Airlines strikes again. Let's revisit this thread same time next year and see how many of these routes lasted/come back.

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by Super80Fan
Thu May 17, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 131
Views: 14806

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming

jetero wrote:
Curious as to why this is worthy of discussion ...


Sounds like this hits you close to home. Maybe dress up to work like a normal person?

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by Super80Fan
Thu May 17, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming
Replies: 131
Views: 14806

Re: UA tells FAs to stop Sloppy Grooming

About time. Clear night and day difference between flying Delta & United in terms of crew member professional dress and attitude.

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by Super80Fan
Thu May 17, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA CFO Resigns
Replies: 39
Views: 9271

Re: UA CFO Resigns

He probably dared to question the almighty lord and savior Scott Kirby.

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by Super80Fan
Thu May 17, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?
Replies: 51
Views: 11949

Re: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?

Sounds like this thread was made for nothing. The investor meeting is not even happening until the 22nd, don't know where the OP got news that something was being announced today.

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by Super80Fan
Thu May 17, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?
Replies: 51
Views: 11949

Re: Major JetBlue announcement Thursday?

I'm not interested unless they are buying the C-Series. Honestly the A321LR's can wait, they need something set in stone to replace the E190's.

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by Super80Fan
Tue May 15, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies
Replies: 79
Views: 7288

Re: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies

Boeing needs to just shutdown and liquidate all their assets at this point, they have become a political machine instead of an aerospace manufacturer.

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by Super80Fan
Tue May 15, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hail Damages Southwest Planes in DEN
Replies: 33
Views: 7886

Re: Hail Damages Southwest Planes in DEN

Sounds to me like the storm specifically singled out WN. Did someone in Dallas walk under a ladder or have a black cat walk in front of them?

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by Super80Fan
Mon May 14, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA kicks off 1st class pax for serving drinks to economy pax
Replies: 30
Views: 7598

Re: AA kicks off 1st class pax for serving drinks to economy pax

I know B6 does, but do the rest of the airlines let you bring your own alcohol if you hand it over to the FA to serve you? no What customer unfriendly POS's then. B6 is the best of both worlds and very customer friendly, you can either BOB or have the FA serve you your drinks, keeping it completely...

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by Super80Fan
Mon May 14, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest not having a good spring
Replies: 23
Views: 4105

Re: Southwest not having a good spring

johns624 wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
Could all be a coincidence but interesting to note the pattern.
What a coincidence. They were all Southwest planes and they were all 737s!


Why not any new builds? Why not any AirTran frames? Why not any frame they picked up from any other airline? Hmmm...

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by Super80Fan
Mon May 14, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA kicks off 1st class pax for serving drinks to economy pax
Replies: 30
Views: 7598

Re: AA kicks off 1st class pax for serving drinks to economy pax

I know B6 does, but do the rest of the airlines let you bring your own alcohol if you hand it over to the FA to serve you?

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by Super80Fan
Mon May 14, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest not having a good spring
Replies: 23
Views: 4105

Re: Southwest not having a good spring

Definitely a rough spring but I think that we’re still within the realm of “normal” and safe. However, I would like to know which specific airframe this was. The media seems to really love picking up on Southwest stories after 1380. N732SW was this one. 1380 was N772SW and the one with the cracked ...

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by Super80Fan
Mon May 14, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;
Replies: 96
Views: 13165

Re: OAG Changes 5/13/2018:UA Swaps EWR/IAD Markets, Many Other Changes!;DL Adds BOS-PHL,Drops JFK-PHL,MCO-MIA;

United proving yet again they can't compete in the Northeast. Your statement doesn't match reality. Reality is that United is the #1 carrier in New York City. And New York City is the #1 market in the Northeast. EWR isn't NYC. Not even in the same state. UA doesn't even serve JFK, and only serve IA...

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by Super80Fan
Sun May 13, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leaked Sneak Peek: United New Uniforms
Replies: 41
Views: 8309

Re: Leaked Sneak Peak: United New Uniforms

Yuck. That's all I'm going to say.

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by Super80Fan
Sun May 13, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ALPA loses lawsuit against DOT over Norwegian licences
Replies: 45
Views: 4821

Re: ALPA loses lawsuit against DOT over Norwegian licences

Legal and ethical are not synonymous. There are lots of unspeakable characters wrapped in Italian suits and ties that occupy the skyscrapers in a many cities. They are often legal but very unethical. As was mentioned earlier, NOrwegian will be TU soon enough and not a factor. The margin call on the...

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by Super80Fan
Sun May 13, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage
Replies: 142
Views: 23459

Re: United Airlines makes big adjustments in onboard food and beverage

Typical UA, punishing the very people keeping them in business. Surprised the FA's don't walk up the aisle asking if you want to be punched in the stomach or the head.

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by Super80Fan
Sun May 13, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates
Replies: 223
Views: 18169

Re: Dallas says it has a plan to resolve Southwest-Delta fight for Love Field gates

WN has the RIGHT to operate 18/20 gates out of DAL. They (and possibly AS) are the only ones providing competition to DFW down the street. Delta has enough flights/competitive advantage over at DFW, they don't need to operate out of DAL as well. Apparently the US3 is not good enough with trying to g...

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by Super80Fan
Sat May 12, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?
Replies: 92
Views: 13460

Re: Why are Southwest’s Flights always so bumpy?

Delta is the king of light chop.

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by Super80Fan
Fri May 11, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15603

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

Well played Spirit, you got most of us. If this is their reaction to adding WiFi should we expect a national holiday/parades for a new aircraft order/merger announcement?

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by Super80Fan
Fri May 11, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action
Replies: 52
Views: 5359

Re: WestJet pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

As always, the passengers are the ones who get the punishment during fights between the employees, unions, and corporate. That is why when I hear of passengers yelling/swearing/treating front-line employees badly, I yawn. We pay for a service, we should get it. I yawn every time a self entitled pas...

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by Super80Fan
Fri May 11, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Announcement?
Replies: 149
Views: 15603

Re: Spirit Airlines Announcement?

Why would they have this "BIG" event at their HQ with employees and media just to announce WiFi? Sorry to say none of the employees and not too much of the media would care or would be connected/related with adding WiFi onto their planes. I'm guessing an aircraft order or a re-branding/lar...

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by Super80Fan
Fri May 11, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action
Replies: 52
Views: 5359

Re: WestJet pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

As always, the passengers are the ones who get the punishment during fights between the employees, unions, and corporate. That is why when I hear of passengers yelling/swearing/treating front-line employees badly, I yawn. We pay for a service, we should get it.

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by Super80Fan
Thu May 10, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"
Replies: 73
Views: 9091

Re: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"

There were three boobs here, the two on the mother and the agent.

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by Super80Fan
Tue May 08, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 announces yet more new routes
Replies: 66
Views: 7096

Re: F9 announces yet more new routes

AWACSooner wrote:
910A wrote:
Still throwing darts at a map..

Just copying what NK has been doing for years...


NK makes sense though and usually stays in most markets long enough unless it is really bleeding money. F9 just throws darts at the map, and if it isn't making money a couple of months later it is ceased.

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by Super80Fan
Tue May 08, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will WN begin to retire the 73G?
Replies: 46
Views: 4528

Re: When will WN begin to retire the 73G?

I love WN but I always have (including when the -300's and -500's were around) book my flights away from the -700 when I can (not easy to do when they have 500+ in the fleet). They are uncomfortable, have no charm, and are usually the ones to have maintenance problems. WN's -800's in comparison are ...

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by Super80Fan
Mon May 07, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List
Replies: 191
Views: 8865

Re: Your 2018 Booked/Flown Flights List

Update: January: (Originally BDL-ATL-DAB, changed due to weather) January 8th: Endeavor Air DL3449, HPN-DTW, Bombardier CRJ-900 - N914XJ January 8th: Delta Air Lines DL693, DTW-ATL, Boeing 757-200 - N6711M January 8th: Delta Air Lines DL2453, ATL-DAB Boeing 737-900ER - N849DN March: March 9th: Spiri...

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by Super80Fan
Mon May 07, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will WN begin to retire the 73G?
Replies: 46
Views: 4528

Re: When will WN begin to retire the 73G?

Hopefully soon, I agree, the older ones are tired and the ones bringing negative attention to WN.

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by Super80Fan
Mon May 07, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Walt Disney World had an airport?
Replies: 30
Views: 7614

Re: Walt Disney World had an airport?

Yep STOL port runway is still there, deactivated though and used for parking/storage. Was briefly served by Shawnee Airlines DHC-6 Twin Otter's. Contrary to popular opinion as well Walt's Gulfstream did not land at this air strip, it landed on the highway beside Hollywood Studios. Also interesting t...

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by Super80Fan
Sun May 06, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska unveils Incredibles II promotional livery
Replies: 14
Views: 2466

Re: Alaska unveils Incredibles II promotional livery

I like it, but why is that false statement still on the nose?

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by Super80Fan
Sun May 06, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Senate Race: Little or Feinstein?
Replies: 6
Views: 389

Re: California Senate Race: Little or Feinstein?

I wish Feinstein would just die already so someone fresh and capable could take her spot. She's 84 though so hopefully not too much longer.

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by Super80Fan
Sun May 06, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Airbus struggling with John Leahy gone?
Replies: 29
Views: 5491

Re: Is Airbus struggling with John Leahy gone?

Won't matter much once the FBI raids Boeing's HQ/plants and seizes all of their money/assets. One can hope.

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by Super80Fan
Fri May 04, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight
Replies: 35
Views: 5927

Re: UA Express FA Appeared 'Drunk or Stoned' on Flight

I guess that's kind of the issue with the E145/CRJ-200 with one FA, if they are having an issue you are kind of screwed.

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by Super80Fan
Wed May 02, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The Public's View on Flight Attendants
Replies: 79
Views: 7569

Re: The Public's View on Flight Attendants

I think most people think of FAs as they do for any other job. There are truly outstanding FAs. Most do their job reasonably well. A few fit into the category, "How did he or she get hired and passed training?" Most people I know understand that an FA has a duel role. The primary role, bu...

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by Super80Fan
Tue May 01, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 10 Air France unions plans strike
Replies: 131
Views: 15479

Re: 10 Air France unions plans strike

Air France just needs to shutdown at this point, it seems they are on strike more days than they are normal operations. I'm all for unions especially here in the US but over in France it seems striking is a full time job.

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by Super80Fan
Tue May 01, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar
Replies: 177
Views: 3685

Re: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar

I don't know how this turned into a Trump vs Obama thread, I dislike both of them but I guess I dislike Obama less. That being said, can't believe anyone would defend someone (Comey) who worked/ran the biggest domestic terrorist organization in the US. The FBI is known to target minorities, (now an...

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by Super80Fan
Tue May 01, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: “You may shut the ---- up”: Dashcam vindicates cops confronting corruption
Replies: 23
Views: 987

Re: “You may shut the ---- up”: Dashcam vindicates cops confronting corruption

Just typical PANYNJ behavior. It needs to be gutted from the top down. WAY too political.

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by Super80Fan
Tue May 01, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar
Replies: 177
Views: 3685

Re: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar

I don't know how this turned into a Trump vs Obama thread, I dislike both of them but I guess I dislike Obama less. That being said, can't believe anyone would defend someone (Comey) who worked/ran the biggest domestic terrorist organization in the US. The FBI is known to target minorities, (now and...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar
Replies: 177
Views: 3685

Re: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar

Francoflier wrote:
Super80Fan wrote:
Don't know why anyone likes Comey considering he was the head of the biggest racist terrorist organization in the US.


:sarcastic:

Do you use Glad or store brand for your tin foil hat?


Must be nice to live in a bubble.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 719
Views: 116337

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

That had to be an incredibly traumatic event. Watching a lady die next to you would certainly leave an impact. I suspect there will be many more lawsuits. Most of them will probably be against Southwest. Their stock is taken quite the dive since this fatality. IMHO the only people who have a real s...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Virgin America’s Final Act: Sad to Say Goodbyes but it’s time to move on…
Replies: 11
Views: 4326

Re: Virgin America’s Final Act: Sad to Say Goodbyes but it’s time to move on…

Wouldn't be long until the AS fanboy came to ruin this thread. AS DESTROYED VX. THERE Is NOTHING LEFT OF VIRGIN AMERICA, AS SAW TO IT!!!!! As evidenced in this trip report, the AS experience is subpar of that experienced on AA, DL, B6, and even UA. No PTV's, No route network outside of California/Or...

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by Super80Fan
Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China's creepy 'social credit' system
Replies: 37
Views: 1534

Re: China's creepy 'social credit' system

Black Mirror anyone?

1984 is coming people, and if you don't fight back YOU are part of the problem and deserve everything coming to ya.

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by Super80Fan
Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar
Replies: 177
Views: 3685

Re: James Comey’s Disastrous week and James Clapper is a liar

Don't know why anyone likes Comey considering he was the head of the biggest racist terrorist organization in the US.

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