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by FTMCPIUS
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Madam Arrested
Replies: 61
Views: 3024

Re: Epstein Madam Arrested

NIKV69 wrote:
FTMCPIUS wrote:



If Trump wan't involved she will receive maximum security (much more so than Epstein). If he was involved, she's a goner.


Sub Clinton for Trump above and it's a bit more accurate.

With both Clinton AND Trump it will be absolutely accurate.

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Jul 04, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Epstein Madam Arrested
Replies: 61
Views: 3024

Re: Epstein Madam Arrested

casinterest wrote:
So not let William Barr visit here without cameras :)


Don't forget to add Donald Trump to the list.

If Trump wan't involved she will receive maximum security (much more so than Epstein). If he was involved, she's a goner.

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by FTMCPIUS
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 140
Views: 21012

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

After 49 minutes of flight they descended down to 600 meters only after some steep turn maneuvering. Hope this was intended to be this way. I assume it was planned since, according to Jon Ostrower, the FAA says the test flights are complete: https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/127844042835909018...

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by FTMCPIUS
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 140
Views: 21012

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

Are there any test flights planned for today? It looks like all the flights yesterday lasted longer than originally filed. Is it possible that all testing objectives have been accomplished yesterday? Unless there is a different flight number, nothing is showing up under BOE701. They might be waitin...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Name change for John Wayne Airport (SNA) ?
Replies: 79
Views: 2770

Re: Proposal to rename John Wayne Airport (SNA)

whisperjet727 wrote:
I never understood the fascination with Americans naming airports after people. Isn’t Atlanta’s airport now officially named after three people while everyone just calls it Atlanta.

Bill and Hillary Clinton International Airport :lol:

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by FTMCPIUS
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 813
Views: 108435

Re: Chicago Aviation Thread - 2020

I would suggest a seasonal ORD-SUE, at 200mi it fits the bill for 4B! Door County has a large seasonal inhabitant population from all over, heavy summer tourism and a bit of industry in Sturgeon Bay itself (shipbuilding & ship maintenance). ... Yes, there would be a better airport in Michigan t...

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by FTMCPIUS
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Sears Tower in Chicago
Replies: 23
Views: 1316

Re: The Sears Tower in Chicago

It will be above the new entrance on Jackson St. The new Skydeck entrance will have restaurants and shops, and above it all will be an outdoor garden area accessible from the 4th floor. Google Maps has at least updated the image of the building with construction images, and I think the street views...

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by FTMCPIUS
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 20 years on airliners.net
Replies: 36
Views: 1874

Re: 20 years on airliners.net

Birdwatching wrote:
Sorry for going off topic here, but can anybody confirm for how much longer Northwest will operate the DC9?

About as long as it will take Boeing to make new 757 tooling. :lol:

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by FTMCPIUS
Sun Jun 21, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 56973

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020

bennett123 wrote:
If these allegations stand up, I do not see the MAX back in service this year.

Particularly a problem for large, all B737 operators like WN and FR.

What is FR?

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by FTMCPIUS
Sun May 31, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33911

Re: Another day another police killing

This is probably the best commentary on the George Floyd protests. It is by former NBA star and respected author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/opinion/op-ed-kareem-abdul-jabbar-dont-understand-the-protests-what-youre-seeing-is-people-pushed-to-the-edge/ar-BB14P2gH?li=BBnb7Kz&a...

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by FTMCPIUS
Wed May 13, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Washington State Requires ID for Resturant Service
Replies: 61
Views: 2706

Re: Washington State Requires ID for Resturant Service

Aaron747 wrote:
UnMAXed wrote:
Requiring ID in order to vote is regressive and inconceivable but requiring it in order to eat pancakes is progressive and reasonable!


Partisan shilling absent of scientific public health context masquerading as red herring.

You have not demanded that UnMAXed provide a link. :confused:

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by FTMCPIUS
Tue May 12, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: CX 1983
Replies: 1
Views: 471

CX 1983

Can anyone suggest how I would be able to access a CX flight schedule for the period May, 1983? I have tried Departing Flights and several other sites without success.

Thank you

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri May 08, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Flynn charges dropped
Replies: 68
Views: 2101

Re: Free at last, free at last - the Michael Flynn edition

I am not a fan of this administration but it became obvious the past couple of weeks that Flynn was setup by the FBI. . how exactly did they make him not disclose his lobbing activity for Turkey? Basically Flynn pled guilty to a 'process' crime, basically lying under oath, not of a direct criminal ...

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by FTMCPIUS
Thu May 07, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas Salon owner Shelley Luther released from jail
Replies: 54
Views: 1989

Re: Texas Salon owner Shelley Luther released from jail

I wonder if there are any misdemeanors I can get Texas politicians to cover my ass for? Amazing how thoroughly committed to "law and order" these people are. Almost as if that phrase has some kind of double meaning since the Civil Rights movement... She told the judge she was ‘just trying...

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by FTMCPIUS
Thu May 07, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Flynn charges dropped
Replies: 68
Views: 2101

Re: Free at last, free at last - the Michael Flynn edition

There was no way Comey, Clapper, Brennan, et al. could proceed with their plans to get Trump removed from the White House while Flynn was the National Security Advisor. They knew they couldn’t get much past him, so they had to create circumstances that would give Trump no choice but to let Flynn res...

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by FTMCPIUS
Wed May 06, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should November US election be canceled?
Replies: 133
Views: 3601

Re: Should November election be canceled?

See the Carter/Baker Commission on Elections which stated “vote by mail” was an opening to fraud. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commission_on_Federal_Election_Reform I think the Republicans fear vote by mail because they cannot control the vote by closing voting places, moving them and all out supp...

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by FTMCPIUS
Wed May 06, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should November US election be canceled?
Replies: 133
Views: 3601

Re: Should November election be canceled?

Eiszeit wrote:
To my unserstanding there is no vote by mail system in the US, could someone explaine to me why?

Apparently, you haven't ever lived in Illinois. ;)

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by FTMCPIUS
Mon Apr 27, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

Yes. Yes it does. Republicans DEMANDED Kavanaugh be found innocent and there was no basis because the evidence was paper thin. Just like this accusation. There was some call in show who said something about a Senator. So? Which one? There are 100 Senators. There were 100 Senators in 1993. Prove it ...

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by FTMCPIUS
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

Why do Democrats need to replace Biden? Because he is an old man who may or may not have done something sexual with a woman not his wife? That seems to be Republicans' only objection. That has nothing to do with it. It has to do with the me too movement and Kavanaugh. Yes. Yes it does. Republicans ...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 66083

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Georgia will be an interesting test of the opening. We will see how it goes in a week or two. Yes, its going to be a terrible disappointment to many in the MSM and those who wish to keep the lockdowns, when they see that nothing changed, that's what all of us should hope for, if we truly care about...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

I think the VP is what people should focus on. This will be the next president. I'm pretty sure Biden will not last till end of first term unless they will keep him on life support just so he keeps signing what they tell him to. Guy is a complete mess. The Dem hierarchy will figure out a way out fo...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

Biden campaign returns $2,800 donation from tainted comedian Louie C.K. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/elections-2020/joe-biden-campaign-rejects-comedian-louis-cks-242800-donation/ar-BB1372cs Biden fears Trump will try to delay the November Presidential election. https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/24/poli...

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by FTMCPIUS
Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Nova Scotia, Canada
Replies: 63
Views: 2338

Re: Mass Shooting in Nova Scotia, Canada

Canada has stricter gun laws than the U.S. It is illegal to possess an unregistered handgun or any kind of rapid-fire weapon in Canada. The country also requires training, a personal risk assessment, two references, spousal notification and criminal record checks to purchase a weapon. This just sho...

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by FTMCPIUS
Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

So, it is just your OPINION that your reality is different than what the rest of us have seen. That is why you can not/will not provide links. That is how I am reading this. As far as a real functioning adult being in charge instead of what was forced upon us by the minority of people, I would disa...

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by FTMCPIUS
Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Nova Scotia, Canada
Replies: 63
Views: 2338

Re: Mass Shooting in Nova Scotia, Canada

Canada has stricter gun laws than the U.S. It is illegal to possess an unregistered handgun or any kind of rapid-fire weapon in Canada. The country also requires training, a personal risk assessment, two references, spousal notification and criminal record checks to purchase a weapon. This just show...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

You got a citation for that? $1 you don't. You need to look up the definition of "opinion". Because you saying Trump banned travel from China, when in fact he did not ban travel and he did it well after there were already cases in the USA, which he just ignored for weeks anyway, is not an...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

I don't need a citation to express my belief in the timeline that shows you're incorrect. Yes you do. That's how these things work. Again, you can try a citation to back your unhinged fantasies, or just confirm to us that you have no idea what you're talking about. At this point things could have b...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

That you actually believe HRC would have acted sooner (or even as soon) is laughable. Your claim counteracts what decades of Dems reacting first based on PC and only then, usually after it's too late, actually acting. You got a citation for that? $1 you don't. Your response is largely opinion and i...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

H1N1 killed about 12,000 total in the USA in a year. Agreed. Now tell me how genius Obama, in April, knew that would be the case at the time and did not act, defining H1N1 as just another flu? In all, your rage ignores history, logic and clouds the current situation. BTW, don't forget to complete y...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

Not a word of that Palinesque word salad is true. But thanks for playing. LOL, blanket denial of facts. Prove me wrong -- refute my 'salad,' item for item. I won't hold my breath because you can't and won't. 1) Literally anyone with a brain would have done better, and not waited months to act. 2) P...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Apr 18, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

All gains since the Great Recession wiped out and the Trump body count is at 30,000 and climbing. Winning. I'm no fan of Trump, but I do believe in fairness. With HRC in the White House, how much longer would PC have caused her to act? You know it would have been weeks (at the least). The experts a...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

Biden is out of it, and the Dem hierarchy know it. Even Trump would look competent in a debate with him. They arranged for him to run; now that he is losing it they have to figure out to get him to gracefully bow out. The question is, will it be Cuomo or Newsom? Cuomo, he is the rock star right now...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

It just amazes me that after all this the nominee is going to wind up being Biden. The Democrats have learned nothing from 2016...This Coronavirus is literally the Democrats wet dream they want nothing more than to drag this shelter in place past November and even if that were to happen I still do ...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

It just amazes me that after all this the nominee is going to wind up being Biden. The Democrats have learned nothing from 2016...This Coronavirus is literally the Democrats wet dream they want nothing more than to drag this shelter in place past November and even if that were to happen I still do ...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden's follies
Replies: 384
Views: 17539

Re: Biden's follies

Wow this was cringe worthy, the look on Gupta's face was priceless. He is reading from a script and still can't say the words correctly and says some whacky stuff. It's actually kind of sad that in his mental state he is the Democratic representative for the general election. I wonder if there are ...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

If you're so intent on proving me wrong, do so -- with facts. You know there are supporting articles for rising incidents. The majority here who chimed in acknowledge this is occurring. You just want me to do your work. In a previous post I accepted the possibility of incidents not increasing by us...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

“Here is my outlandish claim, go forth and prove me right!” You make the argument, you find the source. I did find sources – on Google. Some are behind a paywall (hint: WSJ), but all state these incidents are on the rise. Since you are so skeptical of the results and must have ‘proof’ you should po...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

As I suggested earlier, go to Google. “Here is my outlandish claim, go forth and prove me right!” You make the argument, you find the source. I did find sources – on Google. Some are behind a paywall (hint: WSJ), but all state these incidents are on the rise. Since you are so skeptical of the resul...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

During prohibition, US ocean lines were prohibited from serving alcohol. Guess how that went? Even after the repeal of prohibition, the US shipping industry never came back. With the exception of a few airlines that serve Islamic countries (IR, SV, W5) all international airlines serve alcohol. Bann...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

During prohibition, US ocean lines were prohibited from serving alcohol. Guess how that went? Even after the repeal of prohibition, the US shipping industry never came back. With the exception of a few airlines that serve Islamic countries (IR, SV, W5) all international airlines serve alcohol. Bann...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

The OP was asleep during his high school Government class. The President is not a dictator. He doesn't negotiate with airlines. There are things called "laws" and "regulations", which are decided upon by the Legislative and Executive Branches. The President just signs or vetos b...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

This would be a classic and beneficial quid pro quo. What sane business person would even suggest a quid pro quo with President Trump? He has a well documented history, with a large number of business bankruptcies from his prior business associations, because he changes his mind frequently, denies ...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

This isn't communist Russia. I'm all for the bailing out of the airlines, it saves jobs and a vital part of US infrastructure. But holding that bailout money in exchange for revoking a service that allows airlines to compete by any means necessary is not a good idea and illegal as it violates state...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

With literally everything that is going on right now ... this is what you think our government should focus in on with the airline industry ? Respectfully, there are so many more pressing issues - like trying to keep the people you suggest pre screen, employed. Yes, because the timing is perfect fo...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Re: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo on airlines

A glass of wine should not be a problem however crews should not be allowed to fill up passengers in flight. Maybe a limit would work like two drinks max or similar? The heavy drinkers seem to board after already having consumed alcohol before a flight at home or at the airport. So some pre-boardin...

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by FTMCPIUS
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines
Replies: 45
Views: 3474

Trump should do a 'dry' quid pro quo with airlines

In-flight incidents fueled by alcohol have been steadily increasing, causing major concerns for the safety of passengers and overall disruptions for airlines. The carriers view selling alcoholic drinks as a significant cash cow. However, passenger safety and comfort must trump ;) the airlines' desir...

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by FTMCPIUS
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One America News
Replies: 29
Views: 1415

Re: One America News

[twoid][/twoid] Fake news It's as fake in one direction as what you apparently watch/read is in the other. In the editorial arena, sure. Not generally in raw information or investigative functions. That’s what fact checking is for - ya know, to reduce bias. https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/one-americ...

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by FTMCPIUS
Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One America News
Replies: 29
Views: 1415

Re: One America News

Aaron747 wrote:
[twoid][/twoid]
FTMCPIUS wrote:
Aaron747 wrote:

50 bucks says you're unfamiliar with the writing of Jacques Ellul.

100 bucks says you're unfamiliar with the writing of Clyde Schmedley Foofoofnik (sniff).


Fake news

It's as fake in one direction as what you apparently watch/read is in the other.

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by FTMCPIUS
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: One America News
Replies: 29
Views: 1415

Re: One America News

I'll watch One America every now and then. I prefer Fox News but they're much better than CNN and MSNDC. I've met Graham Ledger a few times through a mutual friend and he's a sharp guy. (I do have a degree from a Top 25 university in the United States). 50 bucks says you're unfamiliar with the writ...

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by FTMCPIUS
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)
Replies: 145
Views: 8098

Re: Corona virus Bailout Bill (US)

Public broadcasting is an actual resource for families at this time. Yes, it does keep rural areas informed (not that they choose NPR because they have been conditioned to believe they are "fake news") but public broadcasting is over-the-air (free) and broadcasts various learning shows. C...

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