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by bagoldex
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blue Lives Matter Flag at SFO Security Checkpoint
Replies: 41
Views: 3115

Re: Blue Lives Matter Flag at SFO Security Checkpoint

cjg225 wrote:
bagoldex wrote:
Like what? Like every other profession known to man.

So.... You're saying that being a police officer is the least dangerous and least important job in the world. Got it.


In my opinion, one of the least beneficial.

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by bagoldex
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blue Lives Matter Flag at SFO Security Checkpoint
Replies: 41
Views: 3115

Re: Blue Lives Matter Flag at SFO Security Checkpoint

No one forced them to become cops. There are many more dangerous professions that make a far greater contribution to society and don't cause so many utterly needless deaths. I try to stay out of these discussions usually, but... I gotta ask a question here. Um... like what? Like what? Like every ot...

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by bagoldex
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Blue Lives Matter Flag at SFO Security Checkpoint
Replies: 41
Views: 3115

Re: Blue Lives Matter Flag at SFO Security Checkpoint

It's just surprising and odd to me considering the diverse people that go through SFO on a daily basis and might take offense to it. Yea nothing like opposing people that risk their lives so there can be law and order in society :sarcastic: No one forced them to become cops. There are many more dan...

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by bagoldex
Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 7425

Re: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei

DDR wrote:
Just block TheFlyingDi**. I did and the forum is now a much better place.


As foul as he and his ilk are it's important to know how the enemy thinks.

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by bagoldex
Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 7425

Re: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei

Why aren't people avoiding EK, EY, QR, and MH? Doesn't those country have strict laws against lgbtq? I can't speak for anyone else but I won't step foot in nor fly any carrier associated with a country that has criminalized homosexuality and as much as possible I avoid patronizing businesses under ...

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by bagoldex
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 7425

Re: Royal Brunei

TheFlyingDisk wrote:
Fact is you're not going to get stoned just for being gay unless you have sex in public, which serves you right for being stupid.


Nobody deserves to be killed for having sex, regardless of where it occurred. Such a vile and hateful person.

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by bagoldex
Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Virgin to launch LGW-JFK and BOS from 2020
Replies: 158
Views: 19306

Re: Delta and Virgin to launch LGW-JFK and BOS from 2020

It never ceases to amaze me how much DL is trying to build up BOS when the market is already super oversaturared and it serves no purpose in its network. It's one of the most important business and most affluent travel markets in the country and its current dominant airline is teetering on the edge...

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by bagoldex
Thu Apr 04, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Effects of travelling on Royal Brunei
Replies: 72
Views: 7425

Re: Royal Brunei

There are some fundamental elements of my existence that some countries now deem punishable by death. So yes, I'm chosing not to visit them. But I'm also chosing not to support them via airline/hotel/other choice, as a small show of solidarity for innocents within these countries that could have th...

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by bagoldex
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141638

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

They also announced mint expansion a year and half before they entered into JFK/BOS-SEA. It's not exactly a secret that they are planning to launch London service around this timeline. What are the competitors going to do that they haven't done already? The biggest limitation to their TATL ambition...

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by bagoldex
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141638

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

They also announced mint expansion a year and half before they entered into JFK/BOS-SEA. It's not exactly a secret that they are planning to launch London service around this timeline. What are the competitors going to do that they haven't done already? The biggest limitation to their TATL ambition...

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by bagoldex
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141638

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

One of my sources at B6 corporate said "don't be surprised if the first flight to Europe isn't until Q1 2021" with a wink and nod. If true this will be a super early announcement. PS he did confirm it will be announced April 10. No doubt about it. Just like WNs Hawaii announcement. Announ...

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by bagoldex
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump states his father was born in Germany
Replies: 19
Views: 1646

Trump states his father was born in Germany

https://thehill.com/homenews/administra ... in-germany

Bonus material. The president talks oranges.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUPsNgmXR7M
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Nothing to see here. Just a stable genius who can't recall where his father was born.

https://thehill.com/homenews/administra ... in-germany

Bonus material. The president talks oranges.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUPsNgmXR7M

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by bagoldex
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Massage Parlors! Chinese Chicks! trump - Explain
Replies: 12
Views: 1021

Re: Massage Parlors! Chinese Chicks! trump - Explain

NIKV69 wrote:
What is wrong with a whack off?


Nothing. Unless you have to pay for it. I guess that's why you live in Nevada though.

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by bagoldex
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.
Replies: 69
Views: 4414

Re: Pro golfers say trump cheats at golf.

Here's a video of him driving his golf cart right onto the putting green. Who other than a dementia patient or someone with a narcissistic personality disorder would find this acceptable? https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/national/trump-drives-golf-cart-on-golf-club-greens/2017/06/22/f6efe3fe-576...

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by bagoldex
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!
Replies: 803
Views: 38259

Re: Mueller's Investigation/Report Complete!

DOJ: No additional indictments coming from Mueller. Watching CNN reporters deliver this news through gritted teeth is priceless. https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7896/40480324643_b662ea7aae_o.jpg Forecast for the weekend... widely scattered salt, followed by tears. Mark Levin, a former Chief of Staff...

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by bagoldex
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shadow banning Trump supporters?
Replies: 44
Views: 2736

Re: Shadow banning Trump supporters?

So... let me get this straight, and please, please correct me if I'm misunderstanding what you're implying here. You think that Uber may have banned you from their ride sharing service because they somehow scanned Airliners.net, picked up on your Trump support, and linked your Airliners.net account...

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by bagoldex
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32522

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

With his core demographic literally dying off, I'm not sure how his war with a dead guy serves to win over much needed younger voters. https://medium.com/s/story/trump-is-up-against-a-demographic-time-bomb-c55d9f79449 http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2016/10/a-big-part-of-trumps-movement-will-soon-li...

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by bagoldex
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump 2020 reelection chances
Replies: 318
Views: 32522

Re: Trump 2020 reelection chances

With his core demographic literally dying off, I'm not sure how his war with a dead guy serves to win over much needed younger voters. https://medium.com/s/story/trump-is-up-against-a-demographic-time-bomb-c55d9f79449 http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2016/10/a-big-part-of-trumps-movement-will-soon-lit...

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by bagoldex
Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: British Airways release new ClubWorld seat
Replies: 122
Views: 23995

Re: Updated: British Airways release new ClubWorld seat

jfk777 wrote:
WOW, it's finally here, like the second coming of Jesus with such anticipation.


This is way better. I'm not expecting a hot towel, champagne and a comfortable place to lie down at the second coming.

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by bagoldex
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil
Replies: 211
Views: 17370

Re: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil

But you sure as shit can sue them if their easily determined false reporting led to death threats against Sandman and his family. You all seem oblivious to the fact that Sandman was not a public figure, and thus as per NY Times vs Sullivan, he does not need to establish “actual malice”. A cursory g...

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by bagoldex
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil
Replies: 211
Views: 17370

Re: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil

Our resident keyboard warriors are about to learn some very expensive lessons. Which is why they are keyboard warriors and will hide behind their cowardly anonymous screen names as they attack minors. If you libel, slander, or defame minors, you’ll be sued too. You can't sue everyone who expresses ...

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by bagoldex
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil
Replies: 211
Views: 17370

Re: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil

Hundreds of posts deep into this and no one can explain exactly what the Washington Post did to “vilify” the little twat. No surprise. The parents are just looking for a pay day for their fuck-up kid. At least if he has a few million to his name, he's not going to be living in mom and dad's basemen...

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by bagoldex
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LH or BA in MSP
Replies: 96
Views: 9533

Re: Why no LH or BA in MSP

That's exactly my point. Similarly sized cities and metro areas cannot all sustain the same level of service. The point I'm making is San Frans MSA is still greatly larger than Phoenix and as pointed out to you before San Fran and the Bay Area is a major tech hub along with being home to numerous F...

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by bagoldex
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LH or BA in MSP
Replies: 96
Views: 9533

Re: Why no LH or BA in MSP

Yeah because when you add San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, and the rest of the Bay Area you have an international airport like SFO serving almost 8 million people, twice the population of the Greater Phoenix MSA! While there is San Jose and Oakland International, the majority of people in the Bay ...

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by bagoldex
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain
Replies: 18
Views: 1209

Re: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain

Not necessarily but it seems strange when you won't say why you need it. Was your stay at one of their hotels so horrific that you feel the need to complain to him or is it something more sinister like blackmail or stalking? WELL, bagoldex, the messages will inevitably be deleted for very good reas...

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by bagoldex
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LH or BA in MSP
Replies: 96
Views: 9533

Re: Why no LH or BA in MSP

No. As has been explained here many times, the Bay Area population is strangely divided into 3 MSAs. This is unique among large American metro areas. The SFO catchment area is the Bay Area CMSA and beyond - more than double the population of the Phoenix metro. Even in that context it still offers a...

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by bagoldex
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LH or BA in MSP
Replies: 96
Views: 9533

Re: Why no LH or BA in MSP

Population alone doesn't equate with demand. Phoenix and San Francisco are similarly sized metro areas yet one offers dozens of intercontinental flights each day while the other can only make one work year round. No. As has been explained here many times, the Bay Area population is strangely divide...

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by bagoldex
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LH or BA in MSP
Replies: 96
Views: 9533

Re: Why no LH or BA in MSP

Population alone doesn't equate with demand. Phoenix and San Francisco are similarly sized metro areas yet one offers dozens of intercontinental flights each day while the other can only make one work year round. MSP can support both of them. I think MSP is the largest airport right now with no ser...

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by bagoldex
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil
Replies: 211
Views: 17370

Re: Nick Sandmann sues Wapo for 250 Mil

Hundreds of posts deep into this and no one can explain exactly what the Washington Post did to “vilify” the little twat. No surprise. The parents are just looking for a pay day for their fuck-up kid. At least if he has a few million to his name, he's not going to be living in mom and dad's basemen...

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by bagoldex
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GSP to Germany?
Replies: 21
Views: 2883

Re: GSP to Germany?

It would be cool to see! Since BA announced LHR-CHS, anything is possible, I suppose Charleston came about mainly through its popularity as a tourist destination. Greenville offers nothing in that regard and I highly doubt these manufacturing facilities even create twenty-five roundtrips per day to...

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by bagoldex
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LH or BA in MSP
Replies: 96
Views: 9533

Re: Why no LH or BA in MSP

NateGreat wrote:
Delta serves LHR from MSP daily on the 767.


So if Delta can only justify a single daily 767 with both local traffic and hub feed, why would anyone think that BA could make this route work?

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by bagoldex
Thu Mar 14, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GSP to Germany?
Replies: 21
Views: 2883

Re: GSP to Germany?

flymco753 wrote:
This route spells Condor.


It spells delusional.

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by bagoldex
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no LH or BA in MSP
Replies: 96
Views: 9533

Re: Why no LH or BA in MSP

Population alone doesn't equate with demand. Phoenix and San Francisco are similarly sized metro areas yet one offers dozens of intercontinental flights each day while the other can only make one work year round. MSP can support both of them. I think MSP is the largest airport right now with no serv...

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by bagoldex
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain
Replies: 18
Views: 1209

Re: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain

Not necessarily but it seems strange when you won't say why you need it. Was your stay at one of their hotels so horrific that you feel the need to complain to him or is it something more sinister like blackmail or stalking? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singapore_Airlines From the above link on Si...

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by bagoldex
Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain
Replies: 18
Views: 1209

Re: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain

No, you can't. I don't have the name but I wouldn't give it to you even if I did. Soliciting the name, contact information and physical address of a private individual and not disclosing your reasons publicly when asked begs the question of your motivations. So, according to you, trying to obtain t...

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by bagoldex
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain
Replies: 18
Views: 1209

Re: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain

Why do you need it? Can I just PM you on this? No, you can't. I don't have the name but I wouldn't give it to you even if I did. Soliciting the name, contact information and physical address of a private individual and not disclosing your reasons publicly when asked begs the question of your motiva...

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by bagoldex
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Felicity Huffman in custody over college admissions scandal
Replies: 79
Views: 6148

Re: Felicity Huffman in custody over college admissions scandal

There's a lot more to this than just Felicity Huffman but the thing that shocked me the most was that the going rate for a new and improved SAT score by way of a bribe to a College Board employee was only $15k.

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by bagoldex
Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain
Replies: 18
Views: 1209

Re: Barcelo Hotel Group in Spain

Why do you need it?

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by bagoldex
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Biden leads Iowa poll for Dem Primary
Replies: 47
Views: 1935

Re: Biden leads Iowa poll for Dem Primary

Early Polls mean absolutely nothing. Examples. In the 2016 Election that elected Trump, the early frontrunner was Scott Walker, with Rubio not far behind and Carson polling well, and Jeb Bush was in the mix. In the 2012 Election, Rick Perry was the most popular governor in the country, and was the ...

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by bagoldex
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DNC 2020 Convention
Replies: 23
Views: 857

Re: DNC 2020 Convention

Sure you won't find many night clubs to drown your sorrows at 3 in the morning in but this is the midwest we are talking about. They exist at any rate. Honestly, maybe it is a good reminder for some folks that there is more to America. Drowning one's sorrows in a club at 3am? I'd say you sound like...

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by bagoldex
Mon Mar 11, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DNC 2020 Convention
Replies: 23
Views: 857

Re: DNC 2020 Convention

jpetekyxmd80 wrote:
bagoldex wrote:
Obviously a political decision but from a logistical and social standpoint Milwaukee's going to be a nightmare - very few good hotels and virtually no decent restaurants and party venues.


What the hell do you know?


I take it you live there? You have my condolences.

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by bagoldex
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: DNC 2020 Convention
Replies: 23
Views: 857

Re: DNC 2020 Convention

Obviously a political decision but from a logistical and social standpoint Milwaukee's going to be a nightmare - very few good hotels and virtually no decent restaurants and party venues.

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by bagoldex
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Philadelphia bans cashless stores
Replies: 45
Views: 2045

Re: Philadelphia bans cashless stores

Part of being a adult citizen is to be responsible and look after yourself. It isn’t society’s task to look after adults. The people aren’t supported by the government, the people support the government in return for certain public goods. GF And that attitude is why the US has the broken society th...

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by bagoldex
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Christians and Gluttony
Replies: 43
Views: 2369

Re: Christians and Gluttony

flipdewaf wrote:
seb146 wrote:
flipdewaf wrote:
Sounds terrible, why does god not do anything about it?

Fred


Thoughts and prayers used to be enough but now we have doctors and medicine, too.
So what is god for?


People who can't face reality head on and need a crutch but don't like the taste of booze?

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by bagoldex
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Omar at it again.
Replies: 129
Views: 9774

Re: Rep. Omar at it again.

https://twitter.com/nicholasvollaro/sta ... 0377773056


A triple Dewars in a Vegas hotel bar? Sad!
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NIKV69 wrote:
winginit wrote:
We hope you keep tweeting as well. Telling and entertaining! Riveting retweet from you today!


Hey don't hate on Sammys now!

Besides this tweet much better :bigthumbsup:

https://twitter.com/nicholasvollaro/sta ... 0377773056


A triple Dewars in a Vegas hotel bar? Sad!

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by bagoldex
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Omar at it again.
Replies: 129
Views: 9774

Re: Rep. Omar at it again.

While you are waiting for Pelosi to do with right thing for minorities in this country, please post where Omar made anti-Semitic remarks. Post them word for word. Please. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/11/us/politics/ilhan-omar-anti-semitism.html Yeesh. You really need to get your story straight h...

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by bagoldex
Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A321T BOS-LAX
Replies: 36
Views: 7342

Re: American A321T BOS-LAX

ABEguy wrote:
9w748capt wrote:
Obviously there's premium demand out of BOS.


That’s it? Thanks for the input.


What else is there to say? AA has conducted extensive analyses and undoubtedly considered other routes and they think there's a market for the A321T on LAX-BOS.

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by bagoldex
Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Omar at it again.
Replies: 129
Views: 9774

Re: Rep. Omar at it again.

Just admit it, you can't even identify what was thought to be anti-Semitic. So Pelosi is doing what she is doing tomorrow for nothing? I ask you why is she doing it? Answer honestly and not some more smoke. Come on man if you can't see this woman hates Israel and the fact we treat them as friends w...

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by bagoldex
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Rep. Omar at it again.
Replies: 129
Views: 9774

Re: Rep. Omar at it again.

NIKV69 wrote:
seb146 wrote:


That's all well and good but where are Rep. Omar's anti-Semitic remarks? What are they, word for word?


The house is taking it up tomorrow. Tune in.


Just admit it, you can't even identify what was thought to be anti-Semitic.

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