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by jordanh
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Notre-Dame cathedral on fire in Paris
Replies: 100
Views: 8988

Re: Notre-Dame cathedral on fire in Paris

But preservation of the "fragile manuscripts" come after life preservation and structural preservation. In most cases, I am sure that would be true. In this case, the manuscripts and artwork are priceless and irreplaceable, but the building could be reproduced. I agree that life preservat...

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by jordanh
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Delta announces JFK-BOM
Replies: 971
Views: 136743

Re: Delta to serve Mumbai nonstop in 2019

klm617 wrote:
TTailedTiger wrote:
sonicruiser wrote:
I have severe doubts about that.

Yes, April 1st seems more likely. :smile:

What I don't get is why no one pushing back on Bastian about this comment.


He didn't make that comment. You made that comment.

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by jordanh
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans
Replies: 669
Views: 70514

Re: MH370 & MH17: Spyhunter theories for his fans

Dutchy wrote:
N14AZ wrote:
Spyhunter wrote:
there will always be trolls on any site I appear on

You don‘t say!


:rotfl: :rotfl: That made me laugh out loud.


I feel like I need a shower after just looking at all the bull perpetrated on this topic.

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by jordanh
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democratic Candidates for 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 8357

Re: Democratic Candidates for 2020

I wonder how long the list of things Trump has faked to get ahead would be? Not like any of it would matter to Republicans ever. That list would be endless... growing every day. It is becoming more obvious why: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/sep/29/trump-on-the-couch-justin-frank That pro...

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by jordanh
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Democratic Candidates for 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 8357

Re: Democratic Candidates for 2020

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... stin-frank
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MaverickM11 wrote:
I wonder how long the list of things Trump has faked to get ahead would be? Not like any of it would matter to Republicans ever.


That list would be endless... growing every day. It is becoming more obvious why:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... stin-frank

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by jordanh
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer
Replies: 103
Views: 13635

Re: OAG Changes 12/30/2018:DL Drops LAX-SAL and SEA-YEG;SY Adds PDX-HNL;UA EWR-POS to Daily,HDN-IAH Dropped for Summer

But as we have seen in YEG, JNU, and elsewhere, Delta Connection's performance is non-competitive and is therefore always rejected by consumers. If there were enough passengers to justify it, I suspect Delta would switch YEG-SEA to mainline. If not, surrender is the best option. Wasn't it Ronald Re...

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by jordanh
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways Updated: Operations suspended
Replies: 3319
Views: 382794

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Perhaps this culture extends to safety and training as well. While it is obvious much of this thread is driven by Jet's competitors, questioning an airlines dedication to safety is beyond the pale. F.Y.I., it has the same safety rating as Indigo, and a higher rating than many Indian airlines. Try t...

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by jordanh
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jared Kushner on Chief of Staff short list!
Replies: 22
Views: 1556

Re: Jared Kushner on Chief of Staff short list!

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"The family that does crime together... will do time together..."

;)

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by jordanh
Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prosecutors: Cohen broke law at Trump's direction
Replies: 58
Views: 3020

Re: Prosecutors: Cohen broke law at Trump's direction

casinterest wrote:
There is a lot more to this than is currently out there. Otherwise, why would Sean Hannity ,another Cohen client, be deleting texts as fast as possible?


Maybe he finally discovered his iPhone's memory was too full?

;)

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by jordanh
Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prosecutors: Cohen broke law at Trump's direction
Replies: 58
Views: 3020

Re: Prosecutors: Cohen broke law at Trump's direction

Closely related to this story comes the fact that David Pecker and the America Media company have also caved in and agreed to become state witnesses in affairs related to Trump's manipulation and cover up of news that affected his political campaign in 2006. The information from Pecker's National E...

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by jordanh
Thu Dec 13, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prosecutors: Cohen broke law at Trump's direction
Replies: 58
Views: 3020

Re: Prosecutors: Cohen broke law at Trump's direction

I really dont think Cohen has any credibility blaming this on Trump. If Trump told him to jump off a cliff would he? Obviously NO. So trying to blame any of this on Trump for two alleged affairs is nonsense. Trump did nothing wrong. Time to move on. Would he not "jump a cliff"? Cohen once...

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by jordanh
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut
Replies: 160
Views: 28527

Re: Delta’s new A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

Could be wrong but I think JAMBOJET actually works for AA... Will be interesting to see why he/she is so adamant that the A220 is not a great experience. I think we can safely say that the future of the domestic fleet for the big three airlines, AA, UA and DL will show that DL has the overall best ...

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by jordanh
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Calif. Nuns Steal half a million to party up in SIN City
Replies: 11
Views: 1143

Re: Calif. Nuns Steal half a million to party up in SIN City

"Girls just gotta have fun"...

;)

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by jordanh
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 12/9/2018:DL Adds BOS-EWR/DCA/ORD, AM Adds DTW-GDL, UA Drops BOS-CLE
Replies: 56
Views: 9271

Re: OAG Changes 12/9/2018:AM Adds DTW-GDL, UA Drops BOS-CLE

Runway28L wrote:
I really wonder where all of those YX E170/175s are coming from. I imagine it has to do with OO pushing a lot of E175 flying out east to places like LGA and freeing up the YX frames.


I am guessing they will come off routes where they are being replaced by the A220.

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by jordanh
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should US Navy park several ships in Ukraine waters near Kerch Strait ?
Replies: 331
Views: 11596

Re: Should US Navy park several ships in Ukraine waters near Kerch Strait ?

[Currently - at the very least Russia regards Crimea and waters around it as their territory. That is why nobody respects Russia. "Russia regards Crimea and the waters around it as their territory" - but everybody else knows it is not theirs. Someone smarter than you or me posted this: On...

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by jordanh
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Mods ignoring clickbait trash
Replies: 8
Views: 1623

Re: Mods ignoring clickbait trash

If Facebook and other sites can weed out the obvious Russian trolls, why can't this site? They seem to get their practice here before moving on to other sites.

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by jordanh
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet's 2018 Christmas miracle video is out
Replies: 11
Views: 1513

Re: WestJet's 2018 Christmas miracle video is out

The usual phoney orchestrated seasonal garbage that we have come to expect from Westjet. Featuring people with no apparent life problems other than not being together over the holidays! Hopefully Santa is wearing his shiny new ALPA pin this year and all his helpers are wearing their CUPE pins. PLEA...

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by jordanh
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump’s Tweets: Increasingly Agitated, Sophomoric, Desperate
Replies: 28
Views: 1787

Re: Trump’s Tweets: Increasingly Agitated, Sophomoric, Desperate

I'd like to say, that SNL is increasingly agitated, sophomoric, and desperate. The DNC uses SNL to day all things they won't in their official tweets. How nice. :roll: I doubt that is true, and I know it has no relevance to this topic. You should start your own topic if you want to whine about SNL....

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by jordanh
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 11/18/2018:AA Adds ORD-GCM/PLS/YQB for Summer;D8 Suspends SWF-SNN;NK Loads Summer
Replies: 66
Views: 10645

Re: OAG Changes 11/18/2018:AA Adds ORD-GCM/PLS/YQB for Summer;D8 Suspends SWF-SNN;NK Loads Summer

SNN is also well known because for years not international flights to the USA we allowed at DUB. Every DUB to USA flight had to stop at SNN before crossing the Atlantic sort of like YMX was to Montreal and PIK to Glasgow. That is not true. For many years, the Irish government required airlines flyi...

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by jordanh
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta add daily EDI-BOS
Replies: 59
Views: 10394

Re: Delta add daily EDI-BOS

klm617 wrote:
Why would they try ATL-EDI when they ended ATL-LIS in favor of BOS-LIS.


Perhaps because Boston has the largest concentration of Portuguese descendants in the USA? Or is that over your head to understand?

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by jordanh
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 905
Views: 221071

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

If Delta gets them I’d expect long-haul to the USA to disappear unless somehow the costs become low. Likely the opposite. Long Haul is where AZ is making money. Short haul is where they're losing money. DL would likely be willing to expand that, within the JV, particularly if Easy Jet became the sh...

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by jordanh
Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Fan Convicted of Anti-Muslim Plot Blames DJT
Replies: 4
Views: 1096

Re: Trump Fan Convicted of Anti-Muslim Plot Blames DJT

Since it's for sentencing, it's not all that unusual to hear crazy theories that attorneys spin in an effort to get a easier sentence. Considering another Trump follower decided it was okay to send bombs to all the people Trump calls "enemies", I am not so sure this is a "crazy theor...

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by jordanh
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 153869

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I'm just here as a cheerleader for my market when everyone is just trying to sweep Detroit under the rug and stop the negative perception about what Detroit and the surrounding area is all about. That is why you are disregarded, People come to A.net for information and knowledge, not for cheerleadi...

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by jordanh
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Struggle for the Azov Sea
Replies: 156
Views: 8741

Re: Struggle for the Azov Sea

Everyone in civilized countries knows this is all a part of Russia's disinformation campaign. Can we get a bit more details about these “civilized” countries please? What are these countries? And what countries are not civilized then? Yes, there are some “countries calling themselves civilized” - p...

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by jordanh
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 153869

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

]Not in the case of a LCC load factor paints a pretty good picture how well a flight is doing where as with a legacy where there are so many fares I would agree because you have to have the up front seat filled more so, so you argument for a carrier like NK and WW holds very little water being the ...

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by jordanh
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Struggle for the Azov Sea
Replies: 156
Views: 8741

Re: Struggle for the Azov Sea

There is no "re-writing history". There was exactly an armed coup in Kiev. Nobody argues with this. Both Obama and Biden later confirmed - "we brokered the transfer of power". Any power transfer outside of constitution (such as legitimate impeachment, which never took place, dea...

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by jordanh
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 10071

Re: Start-up airline Swiss Skies plans to start flying BSL-CVG in 2019

stl07 wrote:
And anyone who doesn't add useful information or opinion to the thread is a bot.


You must mean inane comments like this:

stl07 wrote:
What the heck

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by jordanh
Fri Sep 21, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Pilots Indicted for lying on FAA medical application
Replies: 15
Views: 3383

Re: Airline Pilots Indicted for lying on FAA medical applicatiom

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-pilot-arrested-mental-health/ Good idea. Let’s send mental health issues even deeper under-ground. Not necessarily. Being mentally unstable is how you get a job at UA... ;) Or perhaps you were not stable enough to get hired at UA and had to take a job at Delta. T...

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by jordanh
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airline Pilots Indicted for lying on FAA medical application
Replies: 15
Views: 3383

Re: Airline Pilots Indicted for lying on FAA medical applicatiom

Passedv1 wrote:
https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-pilot-arrested-mental-health/
Good idea. Let’s send mental health issues even deeper under-ground.


Not necessarily. Being mentally unstable is how you get a job at UA... ;)

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by jordanh
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Russian defense Ministry has convened a briefing on MH17. Right now.
Replies: 108
Views: 3809

Re: The Russian defense Ministry has convened a briefing on MH17. Right now.

Present your evidence to the investigators. We have seen a lot of BS from Russian military and government sources, so why would this be any different? They have zero credibility in this. But I am sure the Dutch prosecutors will do their research if the Russians would hand over everything, because t...

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by jordanh
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 153869

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Wrong on all counts with the exception of Boston. The Detroit metro area is larger than all but one of the metro areas you quote. Detroit has the fourteenth largest metro area in the USA....and that does not include the metro Windsor Ontario area which is right across the river from Detroit. Please...

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by jordanh
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: LATAM adds more frequencies on the EZE-MIA route
Replies: 6
Views: 1276

Re: Rumour: LATAM adds more frequencies on the EZE-MIA route

It is not a rumor; we are adding more flights.

GRU-the USA is not quite so simple because of visa requirements. You do not need a transit visa, but passengers often like to be able to spend time (one direction, at least) at the stopover. It is easy for Argentina.

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by jordanh
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 153869

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I get it. Every fanboy wants his airport to be the international equivalent of JFK or LAX. But that’s not going to happen. Between Asia and Europe DTW serves 13 cities. A lot of cities wish they had a fraction of that. I say be happy with what you have. Most every city of Detroit's size has more co...

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by jordanh
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 153869

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

I agree with you 100% on that which brings me back to if DTW was viable it would have been added this round... ... the airport has to up it's game in proving to airlines that this is a viable market to add. I know you can't comprehend what anyone else writes, but apparently you can't even comprehen...

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by jordanh
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 2342
Views: 153869

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

This is just the beginning of the DUB expansion and the airport is going down the same path as it did with the ME3 expansion that is now over and we can clearly see where the airports approach has gotten us there. Sure I'm not saying it's easy to market this airport but you should understand that a...

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by jordanh
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon
Replies: 228
Views: 14609

Re: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon

So you don’t currently work in the industry so what you think is irrelevant having never worked for Delta? So leave it for the DL people to decide. It is one union shill vs. the world here... he apparently thinks he can convince somebody that the IAM isn't the corrupt, unresponsive, ineffective uni...

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by jordanh
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cohen reaches plea deal
Replies: 182
Views: 6955

Re: Cohen reaches plea deal

Michael Cohen has reached a plea deal with NY prosecutors. Could face 3-5 years on bank fraud, tax evasion and campaign finance violations. I'm sure none of you hear care about the first two so I'll skip to the campaign finance violations. They stem from the payments to stormy daniels and karen mcd...

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by jordanh
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon
Replies: 228
Views: 14609

Re: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon

The thought of more than $20 million a year in dues must have the IAM salivating. Thats whats really going on here. :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: Exactly. That is $20 million that Delta employees will lose... it seems to have a certain IAM shill here salivating, too. At NWA all unionized empl...

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by jordanh
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon
Replies: 228
Views: 14609

Re: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon

Pilots got 30% and non-union gets 3%. https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN13Q50C Pilots got this non-union got 3%-5% per yer. https://www.economist.com/gulliver/2012/07/01/deltas-pilots-agree-a-new-contract Didn't the Delta pilots agree to a huge pay cut when the airline was about to go i...

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by jordanh
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good news and bad news for our future
Replies: 45
Views: 1394

Re: Good news and bad news for our future

Well. this is the whole issue, and this is where its gets frustratingly political. Where do you get a lot of coal? WV and KY (R), but also PA and OH (the swingiest of the swing states). I'm afraid that Republicans are disregarding the health of Americans and the health of the planet in general in e...

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by jordanh
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH
Replies: 305
Views: 35073

Re: AA announces PHL-TXL/DBV/BLQ/EDI, PHX-LHR, DFW-DUB/MUC, CLT-MUC, ORD-ATH

MSPNWA wrote:
Seems like only UA is somewhat successfully battling high competition on international routes.


It would kill you to admit that DL seems to be successful on its international routes, wouldn't it?

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by jordanh
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA
Replies: 108
Views: 20106

Re: E170 declares emergency after air Marshall shows firearm to FA

devron wrote:
An aircraft with what 70 seats has two air marshals?


These Marshalls, like FAA "Check Riders", use their positions to get free rides home.... usually demanding First Class seats. They probably weren't assigned to the flight, but headed home (or on a holiday somewhere).

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by jordanh
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta F/A's & Fleet Workers Could Vote on Union Soon
Replies: 228
Views: 14609

Re: Great News

Good for them---- time for workers to stand up!!!! The workers may "stand up" by supporting the union's bid, but they may equally "stand up" be rejecting the union. They have to decide whether or not the problems a union creates would be offset by the benefits it brings - or cla...

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by jordanh
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Scotland's National Newspaper: Trump is "Appalling Human Being"
Replies: 28
Views: 1336

Re: Scotland's National Newspaper: Trump is "Appalling Human Being"

VTKillarney wrote:
Why would he feel unwelcome? I’m sure that he is surrounded by people who are polite to him.

Only if he keeps paying them.

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by jordanh
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 103
Views: 2395

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

Here's a couple of highlights from the "R" side: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/gXTAlUormPA/hqdefault.jpg?sqp=-oaymwEXCNACELwBSFryq4qpAwkIARUAAIhCGAE=&rs=AOn4CLCkzrR8vsbdIxknHhpjXGFYnwHAKA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXTAlUormPA I don't like to sound obscene, but these two Republicans rea...

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by jordanh
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 103
Views: 2395

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

Here's a couple of highlights from the "R" side: It is a sad day when an entire party of dogmatic politicians try to undermine the credibility of your nation's most respected law enforcement branch, because they are afraid of what that institution knows and may expose about their presiden...

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by jordanh
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Baby Trump will float above London!
Replies: 116
Views: 4090

Re: Baby Trump will float above London!

People are free to protest, but I do wonder why there are not large scale protests when far worse world leaders come to London. In many people's eyes, there are not many "far worse world leaders." In fact, there are really very few "leaders" in the world, which makes the presenc...

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by jordanh
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Greetings from MCOflyer
Replies: 11
Views: 644

Re: Greetings from MCOflyer

Oh my. I'm feeling an a.net renaissance coming on. Might we see other old users come back? (I think this is the first DocLightning post I've seen in an age). I'd love to see a return to the forums I regularly lurked before becoming a user. I've been around. I just stopped posting in politics thread...

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by jordanh
Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: FIFA World Cup Thread
Replies: 323
Views: 11785

Re: FIFA World Cup Thread

Great result! Happy to see England knocked out. The #itscominghome started way too early and exposed their arrogance. I saw this today and have to share it: "When you lose in the World Cup, they send Trump to your country the next day to remind you that things could always be worse." ;)

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by jordanh
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress
Replies: 103
Views: 2395

Re: Peter Strzok Hearing before Congress

Here's a couple of highlights from the "R" side: It is a sad day when an entire party of dogmatic politicians try to undermine the credibility of your nation's most respected law enforcement branch, because they are afraid of what that institution knows and may expose about their presiden...

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