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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct justice is
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: The correct justice is

johnboy wrote:
jetero wrote:
(In spite of the crappy name) Merrick Garland

But I guess we’ll never know



Oh you subversive troublemaker. :rotfl:


Guilty (and proudly so)

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kavanaugh 2.0
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Kavanaugh 2.0

We should always pray for the hollow-ly righteous who presume to know God (if there is one). Damn dude, let’s not go overboard here. Some of em kinda deserve what they get. :bouncy: I agree wholeheartedly, but I just don't think that'll work out well in the end. One of us has to take the high road,...

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power
Replies: 30
Views: 1964

Re: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power

Funny DTW McNamara terminal is modeled after an airport the OP despise. A design that has been replicated at DEN and other airports. If it ain't broke don't fix it...hmm? That’s really a stretch. McNamara was an improvement over the ATL design in many ways, although that’s not a fault of ATL. McNam...

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kavanaugh 2.0
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Kavanaugh 2.0

We must pray for them. We should. We should always pray for the hollow-ly righteous who presume to know God (if there is one). Those who presume to know God always want to impose their understanding on others (you know, for their own good). Those who presume to know God feel entitled to judge, I'm ...

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct justice is
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: The correct justice is

fr8mech wrote:
Swift & impartial.


Ha! You’ve got my vote!

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kavanaugh 2.0
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Kavanaugh 2.0

I must say I don’t get the shut down of threads due to “personal attacks,” as was cited yesterday. I don’t doubt that it’s because the ones pressing the “complain” button are our favorite “moderates.” I’m sure the ratio of complaints to “leftist” (their word applied to anyone who disagrees with Trum...

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct justice is
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: The correct justice is

Garlic?

I’d take David.

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power
Replies: 30
Views: 1964

Re: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power

Ppl tend to hate on ATL however its a design that has proven very efficient for a hub airport and has been replicated at several airports since. Don't get me wrong DTW is a nice airport particularly the McNamara terminal however we can't ignore the fact its a design based on said airport. Sure. It’...

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Network Thread 2018
Replies: 387
Views: 51597

Re: United Airlines Network Thread 2018

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/commercial-real-estate/united-airlines-exploring-willis-tower-departure Interesting... Is it possible they could move HQ to Houston? Pretty clear that the article is speculating UA will try to leverage the current state of the Chicago real estate market (with the mult...

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The correct justice is
Replies: 7
Views: 129

The correct justice is

(In spite of the crappy name) Merrick Garland

But I guess we’ll never know

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power
Replies: 30
Views: 1964

Re: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power

Funny DTW McNamara terminal is modeled after an airport the OP despise. A design that has been replicated at DEN and other airports. If it ain't broke don't fix it...hmm? That’s really a stretch. McNamara was an improvement over the ATL design in many ways, although that’s not a fault of ATL. McNam...

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power
Replies: 30
Views: 1964

Re: Detroit ranked best connection hub in America by J. D. Power

Have flow on ICN to DTW many times. Always, always after clearing customs/immigration, I've had to go through another TSA screening to get upstairs to the domestic gates. It is a special screening area for connecting pax, but the damn lines can still get long if you're tail end charlie. Of course y...

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by jetero
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTA 772 - 19 September 1989 - The forgotten flight
Replies: 10
Views: 2058

Re: UTA 772 - 19 September 1989 - The forgotten flight

Ubeema, thank you for your message and your memory. I remember it as well as a 10 year old (in the sense that I know the story but haven’t thought about it in probably 20 years). It is the “forgotten flight,” as you say. As a direct consequence of the bombing, and the loss of an entire family, I rem...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Whats next at IAH?
Replies: 123
Views: 13681

Re: Whats next at IAH?

Sadly UA stopped IAH-DAL (which I took often and miss) WN gets "control" four of the five int'l gates at HOU if I recall correctly. I do not remember if they use the fifth or not, but one is supposed to be around for other players (Copa to PTy one day? Long shot I know, or a Mexican low c...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Midterm election prediction
Replies: 26
Views: 988

Re: Midterm election prediction

Jouhou wrote:
When Nixon left office, his approval ratings were ~ 22%. That's a baseline for crazies. They exist no matter who is president, this one just has emboldened them.


Crazies with a way outsized influence, mind you, thanks to the Republicans having gerrymandering down to a science.

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Handling them like a fine politician. Glad to see she’s consistent: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/dianne-feinstein-only-believes-women-if-they-accuse-republicans-of-sexual-assault “I just read an editorial I agreed with” Film at 11 Written by a twenty-five year old with a degree from H...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Shocking! How could she know if it was true? She wasn't there. She is only handling the letters, but the usual deny,distract, and denigration of women is all the GOP knows. Handling them like a fine politician. Glad to see she’s consistent: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/dianne-feinstei...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

According to CNN it looks like Ford will not appear on Monday. I certainly respect her choice, but also recognize the consequence of this decision when it comes to the court of public opinion. Ok, then, publish two agendas for Monday; one has her appearing at 10:00am EDT. The other, if she's a no-s...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Look, I am willing and, want, Ford to have a fair shake. But I also want Kavanaugh to get the same treatment. So far I feel it hasn't been that way. I am disappointed in how this was handled. This could have been handled this summer. We could have had a different nominee instead. But this is where ...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Look, I am willing and, want, Ford to have a fair shake. But I also want Kavanaugh to get the same treatment. So far I feel it hasn't been that way. I am disappointed in how this was handled. This could have been handled this summer. We could have had a different nominee instead. But this is where ...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

If she wants to testify, let her, by all means. If she refuses, that's on her. If the FBI says there's nothing to investigate, schedule the vote for Monday. Now, see, that’s reasonable IMO. No conclusively calling her a liar based on one’s political affiliation or what Tucker Carlson said. No simil...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

It’s bizarre that Ford’s attorney is asking that the FBI investigate this. This isn’t even close to being in the realm of what the FBI would ever investigate - a fact that the FBI has already made clear. This smacks of a delay tactic more than anything else. At least Anita Hill had the guts to test...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

That's the thing, Pyrex, the FBI will never investigate this. So it's an easy out. Time and time again on this forum we discuss how great due process is, how it saves people on death row, why the death penalty is bad. But when it comes to this, throw due process out. The problem is we will never ha...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

What a surprise... Now the so-called victim is refusing to testify under oath to the Senate committee (at least she is smart enough not to want to commit perjury). Wants the FBI to "complete an investigation" before proceeding. Finally revealed as the desperate, bullshit stalling tactic i...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Feinstein is now distancing herself from the allegation, saying she does not know if it is true. Hmmm let’s see how this would go. “Feinstein says she knows the accusation to be true.” A.net/Faux News Crowd: “How can she possibly know it’s true? She wasn’t there.” “Feinstein says she doesn’t know i...

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by jetero
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

Feinstein is now distancing herself from the allegation, saying she does not know if it is true. Hmmm let’s see how this would go. “Feinstein says she knows the accusation to be true.” A.net/Faux News Crowd: “How can she possibly know it’s true? She wasn’t there.” “Feinstein says she doesn’t know i...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

I’m much more interested in Kavanaugh’s personal finances. He had $200,000 in credit card debt, but didn’t make enough money to pay it off. But by last year, the debt was gone, he bought a $1 million house, $100K golf club membership. So where is the money coming from? His parents? A conservative b...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

:checkmark: I hope we get all the lascivious details like Kavanaugh would want... :rotfl: Yes, let's leave nothing omitted from the questions. It's all very relevant. I hope he still has his tighty-whiteys so we can get them tested. Here's some interesting info about the third party in the room tha...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Midterm election prediction
Replies: 26
Views: 988

Re: Midterm election prediction

P.S. As for 2016 election, all it took was 10.7k votes in MI, and 44k votes in PA; add in 22k votes in WI, or something like 77k votes total for the election to be decided. In another word, about 0.057% of all votes, or, the population of a larger town (not even a small city). Win all 3 states and ...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

I’m much more interested in Kavanaugh’s personal finances. He had $200,000 in credit card debt, but didn’t make enough money to pay it off. But by last year, the debt was gone, he bought a $1 million house, $100K golf club membership. So where is the money coming from? His parents? A conservative b...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buffalo Bills Vontae Davis retires mid game
Replies: 33
Views: 779

Re: Buffalo Bills Vontae Davis retires mid game

That's because you're not really understanding what we're saying. All we have heard is he walked off the field and sent out a retirement tweet. Do you know if he spoke with his personal or team doctors before the game? Do you know if he spoke with mental health professionals before the game? Do you...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

It looks like the complainant may not be willing to testify under oath. https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/18/grassley-kavanaugh-accuser-hearing-827921 Hmmmmmm . . . sounds very Trumpy. We should def give her a pass on this one. :checkmark: I hope we get all the lascivious details like Kavanaug...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buffalo Bills Vontae Davis retires mid game
Replies: 33
Views: 779

Re: Buffalo Bills Vontae Davis retires mid game

You missed my point, The risk was fully known to him at the time he stepped onto the field. If the risk was too much then he should not have decided to play. Yes, I said I agree. I definitely think that when someone makes a decision at one point, they should be definitely not be allowed to change t...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buffalo Bills Vontae Davis retires mid game
Replies: 33
Views: 779

Re: Buffalo Bills Vontae Davis retires mid game

If you step onto the field to play you assume a risk of injury. If the risk was too high he should not have stepped onto the field in the first place. I definitely think that when someone makes a decision, they should be stuck with it for the rest of their lives. That said, American football should...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Buffalo Bills Vontae Davis retires mid game
Replies: 33
Views: 779

Re: Buffalo Bills Vontae Davis retires mid game

If you step onto the field to play you assume a risk of injury. If the risk was too high he should not have stepped onto the field in the first place. I definitely think that when someone makes a decision, they should be stuck with it for the rest of their lives. That said, American football should...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your First Aid Kit
Replies: 10
Views: 275

Re: Your First Aid Kit

It's the condescending replies that always make me shake my head here. Everything is perfectly fine until it isn't. And when it isn't are you going to have to rely on someone else? Or will you have what you need in a pinch if that someone else doesn't come along like Fr8mech did 5 years ago at that...

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/ ... ing-827921


Hmmmmmm . . . sounds very Trumpy. We should def give her a pass on this one.
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VTKillarney wrote:
It looks like the complainant may not be willing to testify under oath.

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/ ... ing-827921


Hmmmmmm . . . sounds very Trumpy. We should def give her a pass on this one.

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by jetero
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person
Replies: 122
Views: 2733

Re: Diane Feinstein is a Dispicable Person

We know the GOP is pro sexual assault, their leader is a huge fan. So why any surprise here? I think even that gets TRUMPED by the fact that they're anti not getting exactly what they want and feel like they are absolutely entitled to. https://us-east-1.tchyn.io/snopes-production/uploads/images/cri...

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