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by johnboy
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item
Replies: 240
Views: 7774

Re: Portland, OR: Perpetual negative news item

I noticed the neighborhoods weren't that terribly different in appearance, but it seemed each one was its own little cohesive unit, with attractive landscaping, artisanal grocery store and XXX arcade. It was a bit odd. I went to the Eagle, walked in and 4 completely naked guys were playing pool watc...

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by johnboy
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SCOTUS Strikes again: Abortion rights prevail
Replies: 82
Views: 2818

Re: SCOTUS Strikes again: Abortion rights prevail

The OB/GYN’s feigned lack of understanding would be better purposed by asking why hospitals are refusing to give admitting privileges to abortion clinic physicians. If she’s THAT concerned about women’s reproductive health (and I can assure you she’s not), she should marshall a bipartisan effort to ...

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by johnboy
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will P&G rename Fairy Liquid?
Replies: 9
Views: 981

Re: Will P&G rename Fairy Liquid?

I hope not!
...signed Big Ol Queen

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by johnboy
Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years on airliners.net
Replies: 36
Views: 1885

Re: 20 years on airliners.net

Wasn’t there something about ... sheep? :biggrin:

Congrats! (I’ve got you beat by a year :P )

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by johnboy
Thu Jun 04, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gen. Mattis Says POTUS is ‘Making a Mockery of the Constitution’
Replies: 75
Views: 3806

Re: Gen. Mattis Says POTUS is ‘Making a Mockery of the Constitution’

Little Marco needs to stick with the foam parties and trolling the parks in Fort Lauderdale. He’d have better luck.

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by johnboy
Sat May 30, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump retweets: 'The only good Democrat is a dead Democrat'
Replies: 25
Views: 1730

Re: Trump retweets: 'The only good Democrat is a dead Democrat'

I love that they’re fact checking him. It’s certainly not censorship like he and his offensive fans are shrieking, if they don’t alter his words ...

McDonald’s better prepare for an onslaught of ordering from PA Avenue this weekend.

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by johnboy
Fri May 15, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burr out as Senate Intelligence Chair amid Insider Trading Probe
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Burr out as Senate Intelligence Chair amid Insider Trading Probe

Not only Burr, but his brother in law also. There’s no way a search warrant for his phone would be ok’d without Trump/Barr’s assent. Not sure how much longer before Trump starts arresting three generations of a family like his lover, Kim Jong Un, does. Loeffler will get a slap on the wrist as long a...

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by johnboy
Fri May 15, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Netflix Hollywood
Replies: 14
Views: 1307

Re: Netflix Hollywood

They’re so heavy handed about throwing in everything about homophobia, racial discrimination, and the “dark side of Hollywood,” that the characters are one-note and flat.

The stunt casting (Patti LuPone, Jim Parsons) is the best thing.

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by johnboy
Fri May 15, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burr out as Senate Intelligence Chair amid Insider Trading Probe
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Burr out as Senate Intelligence Chair amid Insider Trading Probe

Don’t forget that Burr was chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee that unanimously agreed to release an intelligence report showing Russian interference in US elections. That certainly didn’t fit the narrative that Donnie Boy was trying to portray. Political retribution for sure, but wonder h...

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by johnboy
Fri May 15, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Burr out as Senate Intelligence Chair amid Insider Trading Probe
Replies: 10
Views: 467

Re: Burr out as Senate Intelligence Chair amid Insider Trading Probe

This is absolute “hearsay,” but I read somewhere that the NC governor must replace Burr with a Republican.

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by johnboy
Thu May 07, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Consequences of Trump's re-election
Replies: 148
Views: 8569

Re: Consequences of Trump's re-election

How apropos of casinterest, above. “This whole thing is just like a crumbling empire right before your eyes. Everybody is trying to take everything they can get on the way out and they’re trying to prop him up so they all can make money. ” https://www.huffpost.com/entry/james-carville-trump-campaign...

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by johnboy
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines
Replies: 61
Views: 9113

Re: Moderators to enforce new Social Distancing guidelines

A tradition that NEVER dies lolol.

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by johnboy
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4244

Re: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

In SF. Loaded up on pot, Two-Buck Chuck, and have a cupboard full of non perishables. I’m considered an essential employee but I can work from home. Very secure up on a hill.

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by johnboy
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: They Threw Lev Under the Bus..Now He's Singing
Replies: 34
Views: 1791

Re: They Threw Lev Under the Bus..Now He's Singing

“Hey, you guys havin’ a party without us?”
— M. Pence, B. Barr, D. Nunes

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by johnboy
Wed Dec 25, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Delays Dallas Cowboys
Replies: 69
Views: 15385

Re: AA Strands Dallas Cowboys

Honestly, I love the shade of this whole thread.
Well done, OP, well done.

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by johnboy
Sat Dec 21, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Evangelical "Christianity Today" calls for impeachment
Replies: 49
Views: 1876

Re: Evangelical "Christianity Today" calls for impeachment

As far as keeping kids in cages and separating them from their parents, it's not totally accurate to call these Obama era temporary holding cells cages, which is why they weren't when kids were put in there under his order. The walls and ceilings are made of fences and are just as tall as inside a ...

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by johnboy
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Evangelical "Christianity Today" calls for impeachment
Replies: 49
Views: 1876

Re: Evangelical "Christianity Today" calls for impeachment

I thought the most interesting part of that sweet old-time gospel screed by CT was their acknowledgement that Evangelicals *will* rightly be excoriated and vilified for their decidedly “un-Christian” support for a treasonous POTUS. I can’t wait for this extreme, radical brand of Christianity and its...

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by johnboy
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barr’s handpicked prosecutor: FBI had adequate cause to launch Russia investigation
Replies: 48
Views: 1939

Re: Barr’s handpicked prosecutor: FBI had adequate cause to launch Russia investigation

You are drinking the Kool-Aid. All you have to do is look around and see how Trump and the Right wing nutcases treated today's report. They commented on nothing in it , and just trashed it. Just like the impeachment inquiry. They are all BS and no substance when it comes to facts. This report was s...

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by johnboy
Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 268
Views: 33312

Re: Kentucky Aviation Thread - 2019

It’s quaint now to think of all the hoopla years ago (in certain circles ;) ) when SDF reached the ONE million mark, lol!

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by johnboy
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Selects DEN Over BNA/HOU (for What???)
Replies: 44
Views: 7457

Re: WN Selects DEN Over BNA/HOU (for What???)

Interesting thread. Thanks for all the insightful replies above. I saw the headline and was trying to figure out the exact same thing as OP.

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by johnboy
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Impeachment Hearings
Replies: 743
Views: 28339

Re: The Impeachment Hearings

The Impeachment investigation hearings continue today, but they will not really lead to Trump's removal from office in the Senate trial. The best hope is to tarnish Trump with enough unethical behaviors that enough will turn out to vote him out and the Democrat in with the 2020 elections. Sadly thi...

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by johnboy
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Impeachment Hearings
Replies: 743
Views: 28339

Re: The Impeachment Hearings

Great performances by Jordan/Nunes. The star witnesses...not so much in terms of evidence of impeachment. Just a bunch of whining with nothing concrete to result in a high crime or misdemeanor. Good theatre though. The crime is bribery, and the White House has admitted it. They do it all the time. ...

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by johnboy
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Impeachment Hearings
Replies: 743
Views: 28339

Re: The Impeachment Hearings

BN747 wrote:

Both men are true Patriotic Americans and beyond reproach...which explains sex-offender supporter Jordan, Ratcliffe & Nunes & his cow mom, came off looking like whiney school girls in pink dresses.

BN747


Pics please!

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by johnboy
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Impeachment Hearings
Replies: 743
Views: 28339

Re: The Impeachment Hearings

What happy horse crap—if Taylor and Kent think Ukraine is so important why didn’t they raise Holy Hell when the sainted Obama refused lethal military aid to Ukraine’s, even refused to send non-lethal aid directly by US Mil transport to Ukraine? The aid (blankets and the like) were shipped to Poland...

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by johnboy
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Roger Stone found guilty
Replies: 26
Views: 1060

Re: Roger Stone found guilty

Truth is nobody really cares about Roger Stone. He is an individual with serious mental issues that has zero to do with current politics. Except of course someone with TDS who can't still accept what happened in the 2016 election. This person is not worth a thread here but it reinforces your narrat...

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by johnboy
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cops Bust a Unicorn Protesting White Supremacy and Black Dude for Eating Breakfast while Waiting for Train
Replies: 53
Views: 2014

Re: Cops Bust a Unicorn Protesting White Supremacy and Black Dude for Eating Breakfast while Waiting for Train

Yes, slavery was a long time ago. The internment camps for Japanese Americans was a long time ago, but often forgotten. Not blind, but many people use it as a crutch. The notion of reparations is absurd, but I must be blind then. It was so long ago, I forgot Lincoln freed the slaves so we have zero...

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by johnboy
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK Bans Emirates First Class Shower Attendants
Replies: 64
Views: 17637

Re: UK Bans Emirates First Class Shower Attendants

The simple fix should be the hire a real, certified flight attendant for this position. Which seems to be what they're doing. So, because the UK can’t handle it, Emirates needs to hire an overqualified person to clean the showers? At your office, do you also hire MBAs to do janitorial services? Don...

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by johnboy
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smugglers are reportedly cutting holes in Trump’s newly constructed border wall with saws and power tools
Replies: 52
Views: 2247

Re: Smugglers are reportedly cutting holes in Trump’s newly constructed border wall with saws and power tools

I kinda miss the Deplorable freak show here.
Guess they realize nobody in the country is just that into them anymore.

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by johnboy
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: California Fire Season 2019
Replies: 28
Views: 3969

Re: California Fire Season 2019

I’ll be going up to Santa Rosa tomorrow to help with shelters and evacuees.

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by johnboy
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Media: Hillary Clinton thinks Russia will back Tulsi Gabbard to help Trump stay in power
Replies: 62
Views: 12797

Re: Media: Hillary Clinton thinks Russia will back Tulsi Gabbard to help Trump stay in power

trpmb6 wrote:
Look at Trump's approval numbers among Republicans. Sky high.


The ones left anyways.

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by johnboy
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The plot that won the White House.
Replies: 25
Views: 6257

Re: The plot that won the White House.

This Article sums it up. You can't please everyone, and every decent approach has been tried. As evidenced by the bevvy of threads, Trump is hated. He is hated because he steamrolled the liberal agenda. Keep at it, you will all guarantee a second term. Yes I keep hearing this from people who have n...

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by johnboy
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 78012

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

I suggest studying your own country more - nothing you claim above stands up to treason. The definition in the Constitution is aiding an enemy nation or conducting warfare on the US itself. Article III, section 3 in case you call this ‘fake news’. Nothing about opposing or challenging POTUS to be f...

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by johnboy
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JBU Boston-London
Replies: 72
Views: 14012

Re: JBU Boston-London

OzarkD9S wrote:
DALMD80 wrote:

I can't wait to see B6 go fully intercontinental!


They already do. South America.


As an “old-timer” here, I’m sure you don’t wanna open up that can of worms. :lol:

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by johnboy
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Glorious Withdrawal from Northern Syria, 2019
Replies: 262
Views: 51698

Re: The Glorious Withdrawal from Northern Syria, 2019

Yet another time the US abandonds the Kurds. The question is to why Trump is doing this right now? His own army top is against it. Because, he needs YOU and millions of others to look away from Impeachment talks and developements as much as posssible... ...don't chase the shiny ball, more are comin...

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by johnboy
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Glorious Withdrawal from Northern Syria, 2019
Replies: 262
Views: 51698

Re: The Glorious Withdrawal from Northern Syria, 2019

I think he has provocative pics of every authoritarian scab in the world affixed lovingly to the ceiling, so he can pleasure himself every night before bedtime.

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by johnboy
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 78012

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

Look for some big Republican names to not only come out against Trump, but demand resignations across the board from Pence, Bart, Pompeo, etc.

It’s getting real, folks.

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by johnboy
Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention
Replies: 97
Views: 10009

Re: DL Planes to Carry Narcan for Drug Overdose Prevention

Since it seems that the epicenter of the "opioid epidemic" I in the southern Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia area, does that mean that people in that area have a higher-than-average level of addictive personalities? If so, wouldn't that take it out of physiology and put it into "lea...

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by johnboy
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 78012

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

I'll offer you a deal (uh,oh, I just impeached myself). I'll gladly support a Trump impeachment if we also allow God to impeach everyone else who has committed equivalent or higher "misconduct". The USA might be saved under that scenario. As long as we have the Tooth Fairy judging the tri...

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by johnboy
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: North Korea just launched a SLBM
Replies: 5
Views: 1352

Re: North Korea just launched a SLBM

Because they don’t really care. It’s all about the bully/punk aspect they like. It’s “owning the libs.” It’s the blatant racism et al. they’ve always wanted to vomit up. I would qualify this somewhat to say there are conservatives who are horrified about all this. Then there are the ones represented...

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by johnboy
Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 78012

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

extender wrote:
Unlike some people, I know that my prosperity grew under 45's administration. It was bleak under 44. You can post all the quotes you want, to support the story your mind made up.

Keep up the good work.


Well, then that’s all that matters. Amorality and corruption must run strong in those genes.

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by johnboy
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 78012

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

It's always the cover up. If the GOP doesn't want to run an impeached president candidate they better reinstate all those primaries they cancelled. Go ahead and impeach him. The Senate will put it in the circular file where it belongs. No one is going to care. Trump wanted some Intel from Ukraine v...

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by johnboy
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 78012

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

You seem convinced that Trump is done. Let’s let it play out and see what happens. There are lots of anonymous leakers making lots of statements. And lots of posters making statements of fact with no sources provided. So far based on the actual information that has been released from the White Hous...

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by johnboy
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 348
Views: 37968

Re: Will Donald Trump get re-elected?

TTailedTiger wrote:
The Democrats are the equivalent of the airline that tells their passengers "yeah we're running eight hours late but we'll make up the time in the air". No one believes them. Especially after their circus with Mueller. Just sour grapes.


The schadenfreude is *especially* delicious today.

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by johnboy
Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son
Replies: 423
Views: 36703

Re: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son

I’ve never been able to ascertain what it is about Trump that appeals to people, unless they’re truly amoral, narcissistic schlubs themselves. I suspect that’s the common denominator here. Truly odious, which is why no one on Team Trump seems to “get” any wrongdoing. Speaking of, has anyone seen tha...

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by johnboy
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Impeachment: for real this time?
Replies: 609
Views: 78012

Re: Impeachment: for real this time?

Maybe McConnell knows what the whistle blower has to say and it is nothing significant? I won't predict that but this whole thing has been a media circus fed by Trump. He's playing with them, this was noted at WaPo today. McConnell "caving" may just be part of that play. Ah, the super cut...

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by johnboy
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bipartisan Pols Team Up To Limit POTUS War Powers
Replies: 12
Views: 1024

Re: Bipartisan Pols Team Up To Limit POTUS War Powers

NIKV69 wrote:
seb146 wrote:

because yay Saudi Arabia



Yep as I suspected this is about Saudi Arabia.

Trump is sending these troops to aide the Saudis since they have been attacked. This thread title is bogus as is this concern the GOP are war mongers. :sarcastic:


You’re not even trying anymore, are you?

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by johnboy
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son
Replies: 423
Views: 36703

Re: Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son

Sounds like high crimes and misdemeanors to me. That the neutered Trump brigade isn’t on here screaming talking points from white nationalist sites already must exhibit a growing Trump fatigue.

Ha!

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by johnboy
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The Perfect School Trip - BWI-ATL-EZE (pics + link to vid)
Replies: 1
Views: 12485

Re: The Perfect School Trip - BWI-ATL-EZE (pics + link to vid)

Ive flown DL recently and thought the audio selections on IFE weren’t really geared toward a wide audience. Plus, not loads of stuff to choose from. Plentiful movies and tv shows though.

Nice job!

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by johnboy
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Singapore Airlines’ Seattle Inaugural September 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 15280

Re: Singapore Airlines’ Seattle Inaugural September 2019

I haven’t looked at Trip Reports for months and who do I find? The best trip “reporter” there is.

Great job Carfield.

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by johnboy
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".
Replies: 49
Views: 3174

Re: Rep. Ilhan Omar Named in Divorce Papers as the "Other Woman".

There is nothing but nothing in the Constitution that says Muslims can not serve in Congress. People who are afraid of what they do not know think it is awful to include others. Yet, Dems esp Dianne Feinstein think there’s a religious test for SCOTUS justices and Catholics need not apply. GF And ye...

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