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Sun Feb 13, 2005 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ward Churchill: What, If Anything, Should Be Done?
Replies: 72
Views: 3006

RE: Ward Churchill: What, If Anything, Should Be Done?

This isn't much different than the movement to ban the teaching of evolution in school. The free exchange of ideas should be encouraged. Considering the fact that college students are generally possess the sophistication to make up their own mind, there should be no attempt to stifle a professor's o...

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Sun Feb 13, 2005 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Message To Paul Cellucci...
Replies: 15
Views: 2211

RE: Message To Paul Cellucci...

Dear Paul....please take YYZ717 with you.

Signed

Real Canadians.

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Sat Feb 12, 2005 9:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Message To Paul Cellucci...
Replies: 15
Views: 2211

Message To Paul Cellucci...

<a href="http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2005/02/10/cellucci-tsunami050210.html" target=_blank>http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2005/02/10/cellucci-tsunami050210.html</a> <i>Cellucci's term as ambassador ends in March.</i> Mr. Cellucci, don't let the screen door hit you in the ass on ...

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Sat Feb 12, 2005 9:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ward Churchill: What, If Anything, Should Be Done?
Replies: 72
Views: 3006

RE: Ward Churchill: What, If Anything, Should Be Done?

If he deserves to get fired or censured, then why not Rush Limbaugh, or Howard Stern, or George Bush, or Bill O'Reilly or any number of the nuts with crazy opinions?

I think this entire issue is being blown out of proportion. People shouldn't be discouraged from speaking their minds.

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Sat Feb 12, 2005 3:56 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Headset Should I Buy?
Replies: 34
Views: 10794

What Headset Should I Buy?

<i>Give it up with the tired, outdated, and false argument that DC has the best customer service.</i> Confusing? Is DC crap or the king? There are 2 kinds of people when it comes to buying anything. Those who recognize the market leader, and those who hold the market leader in contempt. There are go...

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Fri Feb 11, 2005 8:16 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Headset Should I Buy?
Replies: 34
Views: 10794

What Headset Should I Buy?

<i>I just installed DC H10-13HXP (noise cancelling) ones in our Twin Otters and they are pretty nice.</i> I have several happy memories of digging DCs out from under the pilot's seats in Twin Otters. The company provided the crew with headsets but many had their own. So what do they do with the ones...

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Fri Feb 11, 2005 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Better Place To Live: YVR Or SEA?
Replies: 13
Views: 2812

RE: Better Place To Live: YVR Or SEA?

Why are you moving to an airport? I would reccomend that you reside in one of the cities that <acronym title="Vancouver - International (YVR / CYVR), Canada - British Columbia">YVR</acronym> or <acronym title="Seattle / Tacoma - International (SEA / KSEA), USA - Washington">SEA</acronym> serve.... &...

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Fri Feb 11, 2005 3:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When Is Enough Enough?
Replies: 14
Views: 1879

RE: When Is Enough Enough?

<i>The thing that makes me angry is that it seems like today that more and more professors are using their classes as a platform shed their opinions on the students, rather than doing their job and teaching what they are supposed to teach.</i> Learning is not a black and white process. Especially at...

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Fri Feb 11, 2005 12:18 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Air Intakes On A330 Engine?
Replies: 9
Views: 4972

RE: Air Intakes On A330 Engine?

Yep...pre-cooler, cooling air discharge.

http://members.shaw.ca/airplay1/precool.jpg

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Thu Feb 10, 2005 10:52 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What Headset Should I Buy?
Replies: 34
Views: 10794

What Headset Should I Buy?

It's hard to beat the ruggedness of DC headsets. I've used/repaired a great deal of headsets and find that "lightweight" often relates to "fragile". I currently use a DC H10-13.4. Its inexpensive and effective without paying the <acronym title="Anchorage - Ted Stevens International (ANC / PANC), USA...

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Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787 Composites And Lightning Strikes
Replies: 55
Views: 20749

RE: 787 Composites And Lightning Strikes

<i>you have to admit that it was a really stupid comment. </i> What an insensitive thing to say. His comment was no more "stupid" than your question TockeyHockey. You could have just ignored it if you felt it added nothing to the discussion. <i>the lightning will essentially get "trapped" in the non...

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Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Noisy Flaps
Replies: 14
Views: 2733

RE: Noisy Flaps

The first time I heard the howl on a BAE-146, the flight attendant warned us on the pre-landing briefing. I notice they don't do it anymore. It was kind of an odd sound. Recently, on a flight on an IAI Westwind I really noticed a great deal of noise when land flap was selected. There is a really lou...

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Wed Feb 09, 2005 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is The General Opinion Of Sweden Here?
Replies: 43
Views: 4374

RE: What Is The General Opinion Of Sweden Here?

I spent a week in Sweden a couple of years ago. Overall a lovely country with great people. When I was in school we studied Scandinavia fairly extensively. I would guess that most Canadian adults could find Sweden on a map and even explain a few facts about it. The most startling thing I learned dur...

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Wed Feb 09, 2005 11:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saudi Woman Beheaded For Murder!
Replies: 28
Views: 6931

RE: Saudi Woman Beheaded For Murder!

<i>Nasty people, those Saudis can be.</i> <i>It is my opinion that this has more to say about the citizens than the rulers.</i> These statements are made with the assumption that state executions methods reflect upon a particular culture and that somehow one form of execution is more "humane" than t...

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Wed Feb 09, 2005 11:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Women And Circumcision
Replies: 48
Views: 3235

RE: Women And Circumcision

<i>I was circumcised at 13 and have been satisftied by the operation ever since . I don't feel i lost any sensitivity so don't go around with the sensitivity story when gining your opinion pls. bye </i> Uh...and just what "sensitivity" were you able to experiment with between birth and 13 years old?...

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Wed Feb 09, 2005 3:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Religious Right Sending Money To Canada
Replies: 50
Views: 3012

RE: U.S. Religious Right Sending Money To Canada

<i>Ahhhh terrific. Airplay comparing US social conservatives to the KKK. What a ridiculous thing to say. </i> If this statement was from any other source I would give it merit. Unfortunately it is just blind contempt...... The KKK are just another "social conservative" group. Whether you chose to ac...

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Wed Feb 09, 2005 2:50 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any Radar In Cockpit Other Than Weather Radar?
Replies: 98
Views: 11272

RE: Any Radar In Cockpit Other Than Weather Radar?

Talk about muddying the waters......

I think I've said as much as I need to say without bringing "imps" into it.

 Smile

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Tue Feb 08, 2005 11:47 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any Radar In Cockpit Other Than Weather Radar?
Replies: 98
Views: 11272

RE: Any Radar In Cockpit Other Than Weather Radar?

Yes we are measuring a frequency. Frequency is a function of time. We can relate frequency and just about everything in the universe to time at some level. We can relate time to a brick sitting on a desk because time is a tangible dimension. But with respect to the operation of a radio altimeter, no...

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Tue Feb 08, 2005 1:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any Radar In Cockpit Other Than Weather Radar?
Replies: 98
Views: 11272

RE: Any Radar In Cockpit Other Than Weather Radar?

Slamclick...I have decided to maintain the high road. Do whatever you want. I don't think petty insults belong here and I won't participate in your game.

Cheers.

[Edited 2005-02-08 05:45:36]

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Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: U.S. Religious Right Sending Money To Canada
Replies: 50
Views: 3012

RE: U.S. Religious Right Sending Money To Canada

I compare these groups to the KKK. The "Klan" is a "christian" group that claims God never meant for cultures and races to mix. They therefore impose their intolerance on anyone they can reach using any means they can. The Knights of Columbus, Focus on the Family and their fuhrer Big Jimmy Dobson ar...

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Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canadians And Their Cars
Replies: 48
Views: 2856

RE: Canadians And Their Cars

Its purely a regional thing, and not tied to nationality. If you travel to some of the hot dry climates in the US, you tend to see lots of 20 year old cars. Around the colder areas of Canada where very little salt is used on the roads, again, car bodies tend to last longer. If you consider Toronto a...

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Mon Feb 07, 2005 8:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everybody Hate The French?
Replies: 80
Views: 10000

RE: Why Does Everybody Hate The French?

<i>You ask if the average city dweller in the US can be as rude as anyone, but we were talking about the French.</i> I think its a valid comparison DL021. What culture do you hold as the standard when making comparisons? I assume that since your username flys the American flag that your opinion of t...

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Mon Feb 07, 2005 4:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everybody Hate The French?
Replies: 80
Views: 10000

RE: Why Does Everybody Hate The French?

<i>Airplay....have you ever been to France? Do you know why the French do anything? Motivated self-interest. No one has to strive to portray the French as rude, they just have to try and get a cab at Roissy, or check into your hotel at anything less than the Bristol. And it certainly did not start r...

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Mon Feb 07, 2005 4:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Any Radar In Cockpit Other Than Weather Radar?
Replies: 98
Views: 11272

RE: Any Radar In Cockpit Other Than Weather Radar?

Check your pesonal messages Slamclick. This mudslinging and flamebaiting doesn't belong here.



[Edited 2005-02-06 20:02:31]

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Mon Feb 07, 2005 1:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Does Everybody Hate The French?
Replies: 80
Views: 10000

RE: Why Does Everybody Hate The French?

Hating French people is just another little diversion that republicans created to divert attention from the really problem. Of course its based on long serving myths surrounding the "legendary" (and I mean that it is a legend) poor attitude of French people. The fact is that the US feels that the Fr...

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Sun Feb 06, 2005 4:38 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How To Fly An Airliner If Pressurization Fails?
Replies: 22
Views: 6858

RE: How To Fly An Airliner If Pressurization Fails?

There was an incident years ago with a Crossair SAAB 340 that had the outflow valve freeze up. It's failure caused the cabin to dump. Unfortunatly, the airplane was over the Alps in an area where they couldn't descend immediatly. Since there is no pax oxygen in the SAAB 340 (not required for airplan...

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Sun Feb 06, 2005 1:23 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Triwing Screws
Replies: 32
Views: 11976

RE: Triwing Screws

Don't blame the designer of these fasteners. Blame the last guy who installed worn out screws. Many are too lazy to get some new ones from stores. As mentioned before, as long as you use the right tool and technique, none of these fasteners are a problem. Painted over screws need to cleaned before r...

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Fri Feb 04, 2005 11:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hiroshima And Nagasaki, Saved Lives?
Replies: 185
Views: 6720

RE: Hiroshima And Nagasaki, Saved Lives?

Now I have heard everything....

I "wrote" that stuff KROC. If you actually "heard" it you should seek help immediately. What other voices are in your head?

 Smile

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Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)
Replies: 107
Views: 4557

RE: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)

<i>AirTran, Jet Blue and you're missing the point. </i> Beoing7E7, I don't think I am missing the point. You're trying to tell us that trains aren't profitable but airlines are. Although there are exceptions, generally speaking that is just not true. Especially not in these days of airline deregulat...

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Fri Feb 04, 2005 10:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hiroshima And Nagasaki, Saved Lives?
Replies: 185
Views: 6720

RE: Hiroshima And Nagasaki, Saved Lives?

Based on my research, my personal opinion is that there was no need to drop those bombs. Except of course for the fact that the US had gone to all the trouble of making them and having no where to drop them was irritating as heck. So they chose to ignore the information at hand and did their little ...

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Fri Feb 04, 2005 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)
Replies: 107
Views: 4557

RE: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)

So, one system in the whole world, and such an incredible profit margin. How'd they do this year?

So...besides Southwest, tell me what US airlines are making profits?

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Fri Feb 04, 2005 9:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Working With Women
Replies: 36
Views: 2688

RE: Working With Women

Okee Dokie....

Thanks for coming out!

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Fri Feb 04, 2005 9:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Social Security Sham
Replies: 45
Views: 2463

RE: Social Security Sham

You guys are going to have to change the name from Social "Security" to Social "Risk". Or maybe Social "Dice Toss".

Bush is threatening to undermine the fundamental reason for Social Security in a mad panic to make up for years of neglect.

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 11:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Working With Women
Replies: 36
Views: 2688

RE: Working With Women

<i>Well Airplay is single...There is the biggest suprise ever</i> Who said I was single? Is that what they're teaching you as a Psychology Major? To guess? I made no mention of my marital status nor do I intend to. Nor do I intend to mindlessly divuldge other personal information about myself. Ever ...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Working With Women
Replies: 36
Views: 2688

RE: Working With Women

<i>I think a woman would have a hard time being in a relationship with you, especially with the kind of veiws you have.</i> What does that have to do with the topic? By the way, how do you even know I'm not a woman? And why pick me out to scold? In my opinion there are many more potentially offensiv...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Working With Women
Replies: 36
Views: 2688

RE: Working With Women

Airplay-are you a single man?

Why? Is that a factor in your analysis?

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 10:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Working With Women
Replies: 36
Views: 2688

RE: Working With Women

<i>Everything else comes across as terrifically patronizing.</i> I can certainly see how women could construe my comments that way. But let's remember, I was offering my opinion in the context of the original post. Let me rephrase it: 1) Women respect the hierarchical structure of the workplace and ...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 10:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)
Replies: 107
Views: 4557

RE: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)

<i>What I don't understand, Airplay, is your as yet unsubstantiated and unsourced claim that it's Bush's fault that Amtrak is failing,</i> I didn't say Bush was responsible. I said that Bush is prepared to put the nail in the coffin that the rail service has become. Bush (and it appears many fellow ...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half Of American Bankrupcies Due To....
Replies: 20
Views: 2469

RE: Half Of American Bankrupcies Due To....

I couldn't find anything on CNN's site on this, but I found the story elsewhere:

http://www.startribune.com/stories/535/5217575.html

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 8:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)
Replies: 107
Views: 4557

RE: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)

Still bitter about being wrong 777236ER? Or are all your posts pure flamebait with nothing to offer to the thread?

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 8:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Half Of American Bankrupcies Due To....
Replies: 20
Views: 2469

Half Of American Bankrupcies Due To....

Medical Expenses. Lou Dobbs is reporting that about half of bankruptcies in America these days are due to medical problems that aren't covered by insurance. They said the majority of these bankruptcies are for middle class people. This is on top of the approximately 5 million people who have been ad...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 7:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Canadian Air Force?
Replies: 47
Views: 4980

RE: The Canadian Air Force?

L-188....I forgot the smiley in my last post. I just don't use enough of those things!

By the way....Alberta doesn't need liberation. They just need an asshole-ectomy of the Kline persuasion...

 Smile

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 7:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Working With Women
Replies: 36
Views: 2688

RE: Working With Women

Saxdiva....just for you! <i>Airplay, this is a really bad way to get the conversational ball rolling. Which gender group, then, is lower on the scale of "abilities, work ethic, drive, and morals?" Please give this a lot of thought before you answer, okay? </i> There is room for "equal but different"...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 7:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Canadian Air Force?
Replies: 47
Views: 4980

RE: The Canadian Air Force?

Are you suggesting that the US is an enemy of Canada L-188?

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 6:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)
Replies: 107
Views: 4557

RE: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)

OK ANCFlyer, I can't make it any clearer than that. If you don't understand the association here that's <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>. I don't really care. But thanks anyway for opening up discussion on the Standard Oil/GM/mass transit scandal that is relevant to the Amtrak situat...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 5:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Canadian Air Force?
Replies: 47
Views: 4980

RE: The Canadian Air Force?

<i>There was nothing humorous about the bombing of the Canadian Forces by US Forces. Your sorry, insensitive, characteristically callous remarks don't even pay homage to your own loss . . . . </i> That was entirely the point. This entire thread is a callous insensitive representation of a country wi...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 5:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)
Replies: 107
Views: 4557

RE: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)

<i>Maybe you should just post the sources of your innocuous prattle? </i> Pardon me. I assumed I was addressing semi-intelligent people who posted to threads they had at least some knowledge of rather than going off half-cocked and insulting opinions they don't (or can't) understand. For your benefi...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 4:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Canadian Air Force?
Replies: 47
Views: 4980

RE: The Canadian Air Force?

Airplay, you can always be counted on to show your . . . .well, never mind

Accuracy? Knowledge of facts? If my post has errors please share. Otherwise pound sand....

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 4:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)
Replies: 107
Views: 4557

RE: Bush To Scrap Subsidy For Amtrak! (Hooray!)

Its quite pathetic that the young Americans that post on these boards seem to know nothing about American History. Instead of researching my statements, they just accuse me of being a "looney" leftwinger. Check out the history of Standard Oil. Maybe you'll learn something. <i>And yes, it was aviatio...

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Thu Feb 03, 2005 4:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Working With Women
Replies: 36
Views: 2688

RE: Working With Women

People will tell you that when it comes to work, men and women are "equal" in their abilities, work ethic, drive and morals. I'm here to tell you that those people don't know what they're talking about. By the way, call it what you will, but it's impossible to speak about differences between men and...

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