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by CaptHadley
Thu Aug 12, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dave Grohl stands up to Westboro Baptist Church
Replies: 15
Views: 1356

Re: Dave Grohl stands up to Westboro Baptist Church

They are fire and brimstone. They should be ignored. The more you do this the more notoriety they get. Let them protest the military. It's their right as misguided as it may be. Are you talking about the westboro church or the anti vaxxers/anti mask folks? Have to be more specific as they are inter...

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by CaptHadley
Thu Aug 12, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tower Bridge in London Stuck Opened
Replies: 6
Views: 903

Re: Tower Bridge in London Stuck Opened

Better up than falling down eh Arch.

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by CaptHadley
Wed Aug 11, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Murder of Ella French
Replies: 156
Views: 6542

Re: The Murder of Ella French

I think a solution to cut back on neighborhood gang violence, is to pro-actively train and arm families in the area with firearms. We have a 2nd Amendment right that can actually be used to defend your home and your family. This must be trolling... Or can you really, with a straight face, say that ...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Aug 10, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit operational challenges
Replies: 401
Views: 62964

Re: Spirit operational challenges

I was not commenting on the energy level needed to do the job but the labor efficiency. Since you have to have these workers for the plane to arrive/depart, what else are they going to do in between other than load/unload bags? Seeing that you have glossed over the replies with a flippant hand wave...

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by CaptHadley
Mon Aug 09, 2021 5:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit operational challenges
Replies: 401
Views: 62964

Re: Spirit operational challenges

I am skeptical it would make that much of a difference. You have to have three rampers just to get the plane in and out of the gate. I don't think have them unload/load the bags in between is all that labor intensive. The labor shortage at NK has mainly been the customer facing staff. I can spot th...

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by CaptHadley
Mon Aug 09, 2021 5:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Death of a smoke detector
Replies: 22
Views: 1623

Re: Death of a smoke detector

When I had a house in Nevada, I couldn't cook anything without the nearest smoke detector going off. While I am far from a Cordon Bleu chef, I am not that bad a cook. Turns out the detector in this 17 year old house were the originals. I changed them out, and the problem went away. One thing I have...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Aug 08, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Death of a smoke detector
Replies: 22
Views: 1623

Re: Death of a smoke detector

[photoid][/photoid] Also recommend it’s hard wired into the homes electrical system, no more replacing batteries And linked to your alarm system if installed, the fire department will respond Careful with that, some municipalities are now charging for false alarm runs, especially police departments.

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by CaptHadley
Fri Aug 06, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: United mandates vaccines for employees
Replies: 63
Views: 5619

Re: United mandates vaccines for employees

IceCream wrote:
Didn't know there were so many anti-vaxxers here...


These are the same people that have absolutely no problem telling a woman what she can and cannot do with her body..

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by CaptHadley
Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Website is over-moderated
Replies: 211
Views: 24345

Re: Website is over-moderated

AirWorthy99, I have a question, have you ever been a member here under a different screen name? Just curious, i'm sure everyone has their own reasons, but why would you join a website devoted to aviation yet post what appears to be 100% in the non-aviation section and almost every post is political ...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Aug 03, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NY AG releases Cuomo Report
Replies: 50
Views: 2758

Re: NY AG releases Cuomo Report

What's there to discuss? He should step down, his own party wants him to step down. This isn't a partisan issue.

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by CaptHadley
Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RIP Dusty Hill
Replies: 31
Views: 1990

Re: RIP Dusty Hill

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=L-BgnotuR ... e=youtu.be
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Incredibly sad, this was taken a couple days ago in Michigan. This is a man who should have been anywhere but up on stage. He should have been in the hospital.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=L-BgnotuR ... e=youtu.be

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by CaptHadley
Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6474

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

Tell a Scots man he's wearing a dress and you'll be wearing his fist, it's also not a dress, its not even a skirt, its a kilt. It's a kilt yes, but a kilt is a Scottish dress. https://www.britannica.com/topic/kilt point is still that men wearing dresses/skirts and similar clothing isn't something n...

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by CaptHadley
Sat Jul 17, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses
Replies: 124
Views: 6474

Re: Jetblue allows Male FAs to wear dresses

afcjets,
You protesting this much is making me feel just a wee like it's hitting a little too close to home for you. Now is it?

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by CaptHadley
Fri Jul 16, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: LA Times: Dodgers Need To Cut Accused Domestic Abuser Trevor Bauer
Replies: 21
Views: 1032

Re: LA Times: Dodgers Need To Cut Accused Domestic Abuser Trevor Bauer

The "victim" was so traumatized, she went back a second time. Uh huh. She knew exactly what she was doing and was hoping to cash out on it: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9765025/Trevor-Bauer-accuser-told-enjoyed-choked-texts-reveal.html https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-...

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by CaptHadley
Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics
Replies: 57
Views: 2864

Re: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics

Iron Butterfly’s In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida was originally supposed to be called In the garden of Eden but Doug Ingle was so hammered thatthe way it came out is the way people know it by.

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by CaptHadley
Thu Jul 15, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?
Replies: 101
Views: 5627

Re: Is a speeding ticket for going 8 MPH over harsh?

They have quotas to make, Years ago, I had to do drive along once a month for my job, and when it fell on the last day of the month and the person I was driving with hadn't gotten their monthly quota that's all they did all day long, pulling people over for going 4 miles over the speed limit. I act...

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by CaptHadley
Mon Jul 12, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics
Replies: 57
Views: 2864

Re: Singers / songs with most indecipherable lyrics

I must be in the minority as I never found the appeal of Weird Al. Seems to be quite talented but i'm just not into parody songs I guess.

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by CaptHadley
Thu Jul 08, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2759

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

I miss having an overdone song. I have gotten away from mainstream radio, so I don't feel like anything is overdone anymore. I do miss hearing "Silent lucidity" by queensrych, and "Jeremy" by pearl jam. Those right there were songs i thought at the time were far overplayed. Man ...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Jul 04, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine
Replies: 104
Views: 8595

Re: My Doctor Tried To Talk Me Out Of Getting A COVID Vaccine

I find it humorous that people don't believe this story yet fully believe the election was stolen.:rotfl:

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by CaptHadley
Sun Jul 04, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando: Frontier Airlines Agents Attacked By Woman Over Carry-On Bag Fee (story from July 2020)
Replies: 36
Views: 5939

Re: Orlando: Spirit Airlines Agents Attacked By Woman Over Carry-On Bag Fee.

So sad to see this, especially because her daughter was there. She might have a mental illness; let's hope she gets the help she needs. I don't think that is mental illness. Its just plain, unacceptable nastiness. I feel sorry for the kids. Not much of a role model for a mother. This is what is nor...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Jun 29, 2021 4:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Most Overdone Songs
Replies: 47
Views: 2759

Re: Your Most Overdone Songs

Every song played on any classic rock radio station. On that note, why on God's green earth does anybody go to see these dinosaur acts. Lynyrd Skynyrd, there's ONE original member (Medlocke doesn't count) Foreigner, no Lou Gramm no Foreigner, same with Journey, no Steve Perry, no Journey. Perry's vo...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Jun 27, 2021 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway
Replies: 346
Views: 25049

Re: Derek Chauvin Trial Underway

George Floyd is one reason why we need BLM protests. He may or may not have tried to pass a fake $20. We won't know because the cop decided to stand on his back for over 9 minutes until he died. Eric Garner is one reason why we need BLM protests. He may or may not have been selling single cigarette...

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by CaptHadley
Thu Jun 24, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed
Replies: 185
Views: 16534

Re: Miami Condo Partially Collapsed

What do you think caused this collapse? How are you aware that low-rise buildings fail more often than high rise? How long has the inspector job not been "cool"?

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by CaptHadley
Sun Jun 13, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: Past five years on this website
Replies: 14
Views: 2794

Re: Past five years on this website

Is it better? No, to be blunt it sucks compared to when it was a paid membership site. Case in point the non-aviation section. You'll have someone sign up, post hundreds of things related to one subject, drumpf, then disappear. Those of us with half a brain realize it's the same person. This place w...

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by CaptHadley
Sun Jun 13, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DL1730 LAX-ATL diverted to OKC due to passenger trying to open exit door
Replies: 39
Views: 4817

Re: DL1730 LAX-ATL diverted to OKC due to passenger trying to open exit door

LabQuest wrote:
More mentally unstable air crew. Nice.


Really? I wasn't aware of an epidemic of unstable air crews throughout the aviation world. There must be hundreds of them then. There's gotta be a database of all of them. Do you per chance have a link to this massive database?

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by CaptHadley
Sun Jun 06, 2021 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 12402

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

It's not that, but federal grant money post 9/11 certainly did incentivize many police departments to purchase milsurp equipment. What critics point out is that having all that gear does change force psychology, arguably negatively. Most departments already had SWAT teams pre-9/11, when crime rates...

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by CaptHadley
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Removal of Confederate Monuement in Memphis Completed
Replies: 8
Views: 882

Re: Removal of Confederate Monuement in Memphis Completed

Have you ever seen this monument in person? What are your feelings about this monument being removed. How do you feel this will turn out?

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by CaptHadley
Wed Jun 02, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 12402

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

Texas is a mess under conservative leadership. Hopefully they can flip Texas in ‘22 to turn it blue in the next election. Would not to live in or visit a state like Texas right now. Yeah Texas is a mess that's why people are leaving blue states to go to Texas in droves. Open carry is no big thing w...

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by CaptHadley
Wed Jun 02, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
Replies: 234
Views: 12402

Re: Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

https://www.rawstory.com/open-carry-texas/
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Yay Texas! Guns for all! i'm sure this fine texan went through extensive training on the handling of a firearm.
https://www.rawstory.com/open-carry-texas/

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ArchGuy1 wrote:
I am kind of surprised that this topic has not appeared yet,
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.essenc ... t-volcano/


So is everybody else here.

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by CaptHadley
Sun May 23, 2021 1:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Skyscraper in Shenzhen, China Shakes Mysteriously
Replies: 8
Views: 1889

Re: Skyscraper in Shenzhen, China Shakes Mysteriously

Have you ever been in a high rise when it shook? How would you have felt if you'd been in that building when it shook?

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by CaptHadley
Wed May 19, 2021 12:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Important Bridge in Memphis Shut Down by Crack
Replies: 44
Views: 3874

Re: Important Bridge in Memphis Shut Down by Crack

The De Soto Bridge, which carries Interstate 40 across the Mississippi River between Memphis, Tennessee and West Memphis, Arkansas had been shut down for about a week after a Crack was found during an inspection. Barge traffic on the Mississippi River under the bridge has also been shut down and th...

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by CaptHadley
Sun May 16, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8847

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

Did anyone post which new employees would be required to get vaccinated, we see a lot of talk about other countries requiring vaccinated travelers and or flight crew, unfortunately, the majority of employees at DL and all other airlines are not flight crew. So a youngster just out of high school lo...

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by CaptHadley
Sun May 16, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8847

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

Did anyone post which new employees would be required to get vaccinated, we see a lot of talk about other countries requiring vaccinated travelers and or flight crew, unfortunately, the majority of employees at DL and all other airlines are not flight crew. So a youngster just out of high school lo...

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by CaptHadley
Sun May 16, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8847

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

This is a topic on Vaccines at Delta. Please have it so if someone reads your post they might believe that is the topic. If you start insulting another user, you've already lost the argument and might be banned. Well, it started as a topic about Delta and vaccines. Now if one decided to start readi...

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by CaptHadley
Sat May 15, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it
Replies: 69
Views: 4960

Re: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it

Back after 9/11, s friend of my brother, who was also a FO with NW/DL, got laid off and went to truck driving school. He got a job driving OTR for Fedex Ground. Here's the kicker--he was a retired USAF LtC. That shoots all your arguments down. Sorry, forgot about this little nugget of a thread. So ...

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by CaptHadley
Sat May 15, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8847

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

Tell that to someone who shows up high or drunk at work. Does your employer allow you to do that? Your body, your choice, right? Jeremy Lol you are comparing a required level of sobriety at work to a medical choice? My work also doesn’t allow me to work sick, but I’m not required to give a doctor’s...

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by CaptHadley
Sat May 15, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8847

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

Now just wait a minute here. So you get the vaccine yet you can still possibly catch "The Vid"? So you want all new hires, as well as all employees, to get a vaccine that is not 100% effective? https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/health-departments/breakthrough-cases.html No vaccine is ...

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by CaptHadley
Sat May 15, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8847

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/h ... cases.html
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Now just wait a minute here. So you get the vaccine yet you can still possibly catch "The Vid"? So you want all new hires, as well as all employees, to get a vaccine that is not 100% effective?
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/h ... cases.html

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by CaptHadley
Sat May 15, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..
Replies: 130
Views: 8847

Re: Delta to require new employees be vaccinated..

Just out of curiosity, does Delta Air Lines require new hires to receive the flu shot?

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by CaptHadley
Sat May 15, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it
Replies: 69
Views: 4960

Re: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it

Retired now however “trucking” would have never been on my radar. I finished high school, graduated from college, don't have a criminal record and am not a fan of illicit drugs. Pretty much counts me out of the running. Yeah I feel ya. Amazing how those uneducated, drug crazed criminals can safely ...

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by CaptHadley
Sun May 09, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it
Replies: 69
Views: 4960

Re: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it

https://www.fleetowner.com/resource-center/driver-management/article/21695112/truckers-make-ideal-serial-killers-fbi https://www.overdriveonline.com/regulations/article/15042924/thousands-of-drivers-with-drug-violations-may-leave-trucking https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.trucks.com/2017/07/24/trucki...

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by CaptHadley
Sun May 09, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Real ID in USA for domestic travel
Replies: 45
Views: 3271

Re: Real ID in USA for domestic travel

A Real ID (issued by state DMVs) was supposed to be required beginning in October of last year but it was extended for a year. Will that be extended again and if not, how will it impact air travel? Also, what is TSA policy for domestic travel regarding an expired drivers license? IIRC there is a gr...

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by CaptHadley
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it
Replies: 69
Views: 4960

Re: Lack of truck drivers in USA and problems from it

Retired now however “trucking” would have never been on my radar. I finished high school, graduated from college, don't have a criminal record and am not a fan of illicit drugs. Pretty much counts me out of the running.

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by CaptHadley
Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Columbus Police Shooting and Misinformation
Replies: 84
Views: 5967

Re: Columbus Police Shooting and Misinformation

Good point! In my 15 years of working in gun shops with a large LE clientele, I learned that many (probably majority) fell into one of two groups. First was ex-HS jocks who wanted to keep picking on people. Or, late bloomers who were picked on in HS and wanted to get back at the bullies. You deduce...

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by CaptHadley
Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Columbus Police Shooting and Misinformation
Replies: 84
Views: 5967

Re: Columbus Police Shooting and Misinformation

Just to be a devil's advocate, it also prevents the officer's children from being harassed because their dad is the local cop. Understandable but that cuts both ways. Plenty of small town folks will tell you the local cop’s kid was the king bully in high school. Good point! In my 15 years of workin...

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by CaptHadley
Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Columbus Police Shooting and Misinformation
Replies: 84
Views: 5967

Re: Columbus Police Shooting and Misinformation

How long will it be before police officers refuse to go to callouts in black neighbourhoods? In my opinion large black urban areas/communities should be patrolled only by black officers. Another measure - though hard to enforce - is hiring people who live within/near the served community. Commuting...

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by CaptHadley
Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Larry King dies aged 87
Replies: 8
Views: 1020

Re: Larry King dies aged 87

Well Larry. I thought I remembered somewhere that you two were of the same age.

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by CaptHadley
Mon Jan 25, 2021 12:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Larry King dies aged 87
Replies: 8
Views: 1020

Re: Larry King dies aged 87

I saw him at the Nike store about 15 years ago I think we rode the elevator together. I can't remember what he said to me but he was very talkative. I was surprised by how tall he was and how he dressed like a rock star, very different than what he wore on his show. This was before he got divorced ...

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by CaptHadley
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to end Ready Reserve in July 2021
Replies: 39
Views: 15903

Re: Rumor: Delta to end Ready Reserve in July 2021

Starts in July. Seasonal workers remain the same.

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