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by jcs17
Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's Illogical Multi-stop Flights
Replies: 85
Views: 20960

RE: Southwest's Illogical Multi-stop Flights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dadoftyler" class="quote" target="_blank">dadoftyler</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>(and yes, jcs17, we are in two GDS', S...

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by jcs17
Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest's Illogical Multi-stop Flights
Replies: 85
Views: 20960

Southwest's Illogical Multi-stop Flights

This weekend I was waiting for a flight to <acronym title="Islip - Long Island MacArthur (ISP / KISP), USA - New York">ISP</acronym> at <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym> and was listening to gate announcements while waitin...

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by jcs17
Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Occupy Wall Street 'Demands'
Replies: 289
Views: 6784

RE: Occupy Wall Street 'Demands'

Bloomberg caved. Shame. They are occupying a private park, not a public park.

They ought to turn the hoses on the protesters/morons/losers a la Birmingham. It would be the first time these people had a shower in months.

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by jcs17
Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Canada #1 For Business
Replies: 17
Views: 1978

RE: Canada #1 For Business

The Canadian business climate is great, for now. It's like moving a hockey team from Atlanta to Winnipeg. The CAD/USD exchange rate, and note all player salaries are paid in USD, looks decent now, but if you take a look at the 50-year average this is a huge anomoly. The Tories definitely won't move ...

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by jcs17
Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uh, Oh! Madonna Doing Superbowl Halftime Show
Replies: 44
Views: 2474

RE: Uh, Oh! Madonna Doing Superbowl Halftime Show

I was actually in the 2nd row, facing the stage, 50 yard line during the Janet Jackson incident. We (my father and I) barely even made a remark when it happened. It wasn't until these African-American guys decked out in gold and silver chains were in front of us started ranting about it that we even...

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by jcs17
Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Donates To Charity?
Replies: 34
Views: 1898

RE: Who Donates To Charity?

Besides donating clothes, I throw a few dollars at the local bums if I have cash on me -- rarely. It probably goes to their booze arsenal, but whatever, if I lived on the streets I'd drink heavily too.

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by jcs17
Wed Oct 12, 2011 3:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New Hampshire Republican Debate, Comments
Replies: 43
Views: 2019

RE: New Hampshire Republican Debate, Comments

Where did you find it on TV?

I spent 10 minutes trying to find the debate and I gave up and watched soccer.

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by jcs17
Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dutch Rail Plan To Introduce "pee-bags" On Trains
Replies: 13
Views: 2792

RE: Dutch Rail Plan To Introduce "pee-bags" On Trains

How can Dutch trains not have toilets? NYC commuter trains, where the majority of people are traveling an hour or less, have facilities on board. Even more confusing, Dutch trains actually show up to the minute of their departure. Here the train is on time if it shows up within 10 minutes of the sch...

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by jcs17
Sat Oct 08, 2011 2:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: IPhone Basics/use/app Recommendations
Replies: 19
Views: 3850

RE: IPhone Newbie

1. Don't get AT&T as your carrier, for the love of God.

2. See #1

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by jcs17
Sat Oct 08, 2011 2:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Steve Jobs Has Died
Replies: 181
Views: 6456

RE: Steve Jobs Has Died

I like Apple products a lot. However, I think the veneration is a bit over the top. He was a very flawed character who came up with some great ideas. He completely ignored his shareholders and continued at his position while he was very sick, all the while having Apple put out press releases saying ...

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by jcs17
Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Occupy Wall Street 'Demands'
Replies: 289
Views: 6784

RE: Occupy Wall Street 'Demands'

No offense, but fuck them. Most of those Brooklyn/Hipster losers are living off their parents' trust funds, from guess what? Wall Street. Those who aren't supported by a trust fund have adequate access to money. Those union workers who went down to support them are making more than a liveable wage b...

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by jcs17
Sat Oct 01, 2011 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Biggest Beneficiary Of A AA Bankruptcy
Replies: 70
Views: 19956

RE: Biggest Beneficiary Of A AA Bankruptcy

Does Delta count as a valid answer? In the long term, I don't even know if <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> is salvageable at this point. <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> completely failed to protect or grow the NYC market. They completely failed to react to...

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by jcs17
Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:38 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Things To See And Do In Singapore
Replies: 52
Views: 7235

RE: Things To See And Do In Singapore

I'd suggest vandalism, it can lead to a rather unique experience.  

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by jcs17
Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: BOA Debit Card Fee To Start Next Year.
Replies: 112
Views: 3547

BOA Debit Card Fee To Start Next Year.

The Democrat Party, the leader of "unintended" consequences (see: Obamacare). Not a big deal, although I will be closing my Bank of America accounts tomorrow. My salary goes to my SunTrust bank account. I signed up for SunTrust while I lived in DC after their tie up with <acronym title="Delta Air Li...

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by jcs17
Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: HP Lost Without A Clue?
Replies: 36
Views: 2318

RE: HP Lost Without A Clue?

The problem is that <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> never really diversified into capital goods and that simply isn't sustainable in the home Windows/<acronym title="Air Fiji and Continental Airways (Russian Federation)">PC</acronym> era we live in. <acronym title="America ...

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by jcs17
Sat Oct 01, 2011 2:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is "Rich"?
Replies: 48
Views: 2807

RE: What Is "Rich"?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/StarAC17" class="quote" target="_blank">StarAC17</a> (<a href="#24" class="quote">Reply 24</a>):<br/><i>Why if you were making that kind of doug...

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by jcs17
Thu Sep 29, 2011 5:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Good Excuse For Speeding?
Replies: 94
Views: 4498

RE: A Good Excuse For Speeding?

Two times. First, I was busted for speeding was somewhere in East Texas during my move from Dallas to Washington. He saw that I had junk in the trunk (literally), my car was packed, and once I told him I was moving, he let me go with a warning. Nice guy. Second, I had two interviews in New York City...

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by jcs17
Thu Sep 29, 2011 5:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Is "Rich"?
Replies: 48
Views: 2807

RE: What Is "Rich"?

It has different definitions depending on where you live and who you talk to. In Dallas, for example, it's if you make more than around $125k-$150k. In the New York Metro, if you make over $200k a year, and less than $400k, you still have to "think about" finances. You're rolling in dough anywhere e...

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by jcs17
Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Last Week Of MLB. How's Your Team Done?
Replies: 99
Views: 3166

RE: Last Week Of MLB. How's Your Team Done?

Hahaha!

Yankees lose! Boston still sucks.

So happy about a Yankees loss, it's unimaginable.

Awesome.

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by jcs17
Thu Sep 29, 2011 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces DXB-SEA, DXB-DFW
Replies: 210
Views: 38453

RE: Emirates Announces DXB-SEA, DXB-DFW

Great for <acronym title="Dallas / Fort Worth - International (DFW / KDFW), USA - Texas">DFW</acronym>, and the nice part is that the flights are well-timed for connections -- something that sometimes lacks from North America to the Middle East. As for <acronym title="KLM Royal Dutch Airlines">KL</a...

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by jcs17
Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:40 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: World Traveller Plus In Europe? ARN-LHR-ARN On BA
Replies: 22
Views: 13068

RE: World Traveller Plus In Europe? ARN-LHR-ARN On BA

Great report and that's nice you were able to get on an intercontinental-configured 767.

Does anyone know if the intercontinental configured 763s show up routinely in European operations?

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by jcs17
Wed Sep 28, 2011 3:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Even Been Bullied? Have You Bullied? Tragic Story
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

RE: Even Been Bullied? Have You Bullied? Tragic Story

It is what it is. Most of us survived intact. At age 28, you can look back. It's school, it's hormones, what do you really expect? I never got messed around with in middle school, even by the same bully, after I punched him in the eye after wrestling practice in 7th grade. In high school (at least t...

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by jcs17
Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Aware Are You Of Other A.netters?
Replies: 46
Views: 3369

RE: How Aware Are You Of Other A.netters?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/BNE" class="quote" target="_blank">BNE</a> (<a href="#9" class="quote">Reply 9</a>):<br/><i> It may not be the place it was 5 years ago, things ...

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by jcs17
Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hermain Cain Wins Florida Straw Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 3537

RE: Hermain Cain Wins Florida Straw Poll

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dxing" class="quote" target="_blank">dxing</a> (<a href="#11" class="quote">Reply 11</a>):<br/><i>And it might be Cool for another few weeks. </...

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by jcs17
Sun Sep 25, 2011 5:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Non-Americans: Thoughts On Shopping In The US?
Replies: 62
Views: 2960

RE: Non-Americans: Thoughts On Shopping In The US?

I ran into a young Irish family the other night at a wine bar near Penn Station. They said they just wanted to buy American fashion... and that was it. They like American Eagle, Hollister, Abercrombie, and so forth. They came with no checked luggage, they bought a few cheap knockoff luggage for $200...

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by jcs17
Sun Sep 25, 2011 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Aware Are You Of Other A.netters?
Replies: 46
Views: 3369

RE: How Aware Are You Of Other A.netters?

Not at all.

A.net isn't the place it used to be, to say the least.

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by jcs17
Sun Sep 25, 2011 5:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hermain Cain Wins Florida Straw Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 3537

RE: Hermain Cain Wins Florida Straw Poll

I wanted to Herman Cain as the GOP candidate before it was cool  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> . I actually never thought that Cain would gain any sort of momentum, so I kind of resigned myself to Perry or C...

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by jcs17
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta A319 Bird Strike At LGA
Replies: 3
Views: 4067

RE: Delta A319 Bird Strike At LGA

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ScottB" class="quote" target="_blank">ScottB</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i> Mid-day, mid-week Shuttle flights are usually...

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by jcs17
Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right Now?
Replies: 204
Views: 8522

RE: What Are You Listening To Right Now?

Air Conditioner - Samsung

Fan - Vornado

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by jcs17
Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Georgia Going To Execute A Innocent Man?
Replies: 111
Views: 4063

RE: Is Georgia Going To Execute A Innocent Man?

No. Georgia is going to execute a guilty man. Look, the same people who are protesting and trying to block this execution are the same people who tried to block Ted Kazcynski's (butchered it... I know) death. They don't care about facts, they care about their political agenda. For some reason there ...

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by jcs17
Tue Sep 20, 2011 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jennifer Lopez In Fiat Commercial.
Replies: 33
Views: 4898

RE: Jennifer Lopez In Fiat Commercial.

I wish they had brought back the Fiat Panda marque instead. I would've loved to have been in that marketing meeting in Turin. "We have a small, economy car here, what can we name it that evokes sportiness, fun, and Italian design." "Let's call it the Panda. A Chinese animal that does nothing all day...

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by jcs17
Mon Sep 19, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UN 66th General Assembly
Replies: 13
Views: 1960

RE: UN 66th General Assembly

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/propilot83" class="quote" target="_blank">propilot83</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> Hahahaha, your right dude! your funny...

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by jcs17
Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do I Want To Live In Boston?
Replies: 35
Views: 2537

RE: Do I Want To Live In Boston?

It's a shame that places like Cape Cod and the Berkshires have to be stained by being in the same state as Boston  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/graphics/smilies/wink.gif" width="15" height="15" border="0"/> . Boston is nice enough to visit, but I don't think I could li...

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by jcs17
Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF To Stick With 744ERs On DFW Route
Replies: 82
Views: 18780

RE: QF To Stick With 744ERs On DFW Route

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RyanairGuru" class="quote" target="_blank">RyanairGuru</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i> This was discussed about 2 weeks ag...

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by jcs17
Tue Sep 13, 2011 3:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your NFL Team?
Replies: 54
Views: 3120

RE: Your NFL Team?

The New York Football Giants. I'm not a huge <acronym title="Fallon - NAS / Van Voorhis Field (NFL / KNFL), USA - Nevada">NFL</acronym> fan, but I've been a Giants fan since I bet my dad $1 on the Giants during the Bills v. Giants Super Bowl (he's a Jets fan) when I was a kid. I hate the Eagles natu...

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by jcs17
Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Its Troll/Meme/Random Thread Time
Replies: 118
Views: 11774

RE: Its Troll/Meme/Random Thread Time

Nothing makes me smile more than dog Derp memes, my favorites: The classic... <img src="http://imagemacros.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/hurr_durr.jpg" width="600" height="450" border="0"/> And since I hung out with my aunt and her son's idiotic Corgi during Irene... <img src="http://static.themetapic...

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by jcs17
Sat Sep 10, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Temperpedic, Sleep Number Or Other?
Replies: 20
Views: 1842

RE: Temperpedic, Sleep Number Or Other?

I've done the Radisson Sleep Number bed a few times, it's an Aero Bed on top of mattress. It's really nothing new aside from an air chamber. A girl I dated had a Tempurpedic bed and she said she regretted buying it from day one. I never had the chance to experience it  <img src="http://cdn-www....

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by jcs17
Sat Sep 10, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11/11 10 Years Ago I Was
Replies: 113
Views: 5881

RE: 9/11/11 10 Years Ago I Was

I actually faked sick that day during my senior year of high school. Despite my "ailment" I was able to drive my sister and her friend to school about 20 miles away in Atlanta. Once I returned to my warm bed, I was listening to "The Regular Guys" on the radio and they mentioned an aircraft hit the W...

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by jcs17
Sat Sep 10, 2011 6:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Fruit Phone Rant
Replies: 49
Views: 3528

RE: The Fruit Phone Rant

It's not Apple's fault that <acronym title="Royal Air Maroc (Morocco)">AT</acronym>&T has the coverage Somalia Telecom. I sometimes hit dead spots in the remote, small suburb of Manhattan. I spent Hurricane Irene at my 60-somethings aunt's house in western Suffolk County... no service. None at a...

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by jcs17
Sat Sep 10, 2011 5:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Look Like Crap When...
Replies: 47
Views: 3381

RE: You Look Like Crap When...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/san747" class="quote" target="_blank">san747</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I must admit I don't understand the appeal of ...

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by jcs17
Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: YAK-42 Crash On Take Off In Russia 36 Dead
Replies: 148
Views: 45060

RE: YAK-42 Crash On Take Off In Russia 36 Dead

My thoughts go out to all involved.

No offense, but is anyone really shocked? Air safety in Russia is truly an oxymoron, and that is doubly true with Russian equipment.

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by jcs17
Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do You Avoid 9/11 Discussions?
Replies: 58
Views: 2790

RE: Do You Avoid 9/11 Discussions?

No. I live in New York City today, my cousin lost his restaurant and bar in Lower Manhattan due to economic effects of 9/11. On the rooftop and street of his restaurant in the four inches of soot, he found papers from companies that he had delivered to in the WTC who lost everyone. He lost over fort...

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by jcs17
Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could A Southwest Type Fed Ex Work?
Replies: 30
Views: 6577

RE: Could A Southwest Type Fed Ex Work?

Boxes and parcels tend to be more discriminating fliers who will pay a little bit extra for the upgrade in service, so no I don't think a Southwest type of FedEx would work.  

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by jcs17
Fri Sep 02, 2011 5:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: You Look Like Crap When...
Replies: 47
Views: 3381

RE: You Look Like Crap When...

-You have visible tattoos -- Right, I will hire you with that full sleeve poking out of your dress shirt. Better go back to the X games, chief. -You are more than 25 lbs. overweight (guilty as charged) -You do not wear proper clothes to a nice venue -- See: that guy who wears a polo shirt and khakis...

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by jcs17
Wed Aug 24, 2011 6:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Jon Huntsman - Refreshing Voice In The Republican Party?
Replies: 50
Views: 2430

RE: Jon Huntsman - Refreshing Voice In The Republican Party?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Boeing4ever" class="quote" target="_blank">Boeing4ever</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>Jon Huntsman is level-headed, inte...

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by jcs17
Sun Aug 21, 2011 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Really Vladimir Putin? Really Russia?
Replies: 35
Views: 3268

RE: Really Vladimir Putin? Really Russia?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Severnaya" class="quote" target="_blank">Severnaya</a> (<a href="#30" class="quote">Reply 30</a>):<br/><i> Happily enough the US government does...

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by jcs17
Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada
Replies: 144
Views: 51902

RE: First Air 737 Crashed In Canada

Hopefully the runway isn't blocked so they are able to quickly fly the injured southbound for treatment. Noticed this on another site. <a href="http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/feature-vedette/2011/08/nanook11/index-eng.asp" target="_blank">http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/feature...tte/2011/08/nanook11/ind...

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by jcs17
Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Perry Versus Obama, In Job Creation.
Replies: 39
Views: 2191

RE: Perry Versus Obama, In Job Creation.

Obama did nothing in his Chicago precinct and district, which makes his election even more unbelievable. I can't believe that Msr. Carney had the gall to challenge Texas' graduation rates. That's hilarious because Chicago has one of the lowest literacy and graduation rates in the country. Yes, pleas...

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by jcs17
Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Unemployment Definitions
Replies: 6
Views: 1498

RE: Unemployment Definitions

There is also an unemployment statistic called underemployment which means people who have part-time jobs but want to work full-time. Usually, this is at 8-9%, but today it's at 17-19%. Barack Hussein Obama.... mmm... mmm....mmm.

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by jcs17
Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My New Grill - Snazzy
Replies: 33
Views: 2273

RE: My New Grill - Snazzy

My Mother bought my Dad (who would probably eat a rat if it came off the grill) the Big Green Egg for his 54th birthday. It's a pretty awesome piece of grilling technology. It's based on ceramics and the charcoal heats up almost as fast as a gas grill. <img src="http://www.biggreenegg.com/artwork/BG...

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