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by casinterest
Tue Jan 10, 2006 3:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A Little Help With My Friend And Her Bf
Replies: 27
Views: 4421

RE: A Little Help With My Friend And Her Bf

KLM, Just tell her that you valued her friendship, and that although you feel a bit hurt by the decision you will honor it. Let go and move on. In a few years you will look back and just laugh at how absurd it is. If she is all about this guy let her be. Her ability to follow his wishes and stick up...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 10, 2006 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If Alcohol Had Just Been Invented... Banned?
Replies: 15
Views: 2697

RE: If Alcohol Had Just Been Invented... Banned?

hmmm, If Alcohol was illegal, there would be a lot less people on this planet  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" alt="Smile">) Less attendance at Church. I mean cmon, that whole water to wine thing by Jesus was a pretty good converter for a lot of people. Less people alive due ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 10, 2006 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sioux DC10 Crash Not Due To Hydraulic Failure?
Replies: 26
Views: 14208

RE: Sioux DC10 Crash Not Due To Hydraulic Failure?

When you read the articles on the crash, keep in mind the following. 1. The plane was still trimmed for 400+ mile per hour flight. 2. The plane was in right turn. 3. When it slammed into the runway it was going 250 mph + with a decent of over 1000 feet per minute. It was going way faster and harder ...

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 09, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU Terminal C Construction
Replies: 41
Views: 3635

RE: RDU Terminal C Construction

Citiguy,
Comparing the Charlotte campus in terms of sales and integration and R&D to Seattle isn't even a battle. Even Durham has a Microsoft office.
Charlotte is mostly tech support. Nothing like what is in redmond. Also to split hairs. Intel is in Seattle as well.

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by casinterest
Mon Jan 09, 2006 12:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU Terminal C Construction
Replies: 41
Views: 3635

RE: RDU Terminal C Construction

I could go to faremeasure and point out cities, but I am convinced the data there is over 2 years old. I haven't seen the statistics change in over a year for <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym>. But here is what <acronym title="Raleigh ...

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by casinterest
Sun Jan 08, 2006 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RDU Terminal C Construction
Replies: 41
Views: 3635

RE: RDU Terminal C Construction

Terminal C runs parallel to the runway, so technically the NNE side of the Terminal is Gone. There is no right turn to be made when entering the terminal after security. They have laid in a new Taxiway at the North end of the C tarmac, and shifted the road going to Gen Aviation back towards the cent...

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by casinterest
Fri Jan 06, 2006 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue To Add Up To 8 Cities In 06
Replies: 91
Views: 12775

JetBlue To Add Up To 8 Cities In 06

<i>"United has begun charging passengers $2 for each checked bag at its major hub airports including Washington's Dulles International, Chicago O'Hare and Denver International."</i> Is that for curb side checkin, or for actual checkin? All these little nickle and dime charges the legacies are pullin...

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by casinterest
Thu Jan 05, 2006 2:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirTran Canceles Boston-Dulles Service
Replies: 9
Views: 2556

RE: AirTran Canceles Boston-Dulles Service

I wonder if Airtran will move those planes back into Greensboro or potentially Knoxville.

Other possibilities would be to expand operations out of Dallas or Charlotte.

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by casinterest
Wed Jan 04, 2006 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest In MSY: Bigger Fish To Fry?
Replies: 37
Views: 4439

RE: Southwest In MSY: Bigger Fish To Fry?

I think New Orleans is currently not able to support all of the <acronym title="Southwest Airlines (USA)">WN</acronym> flights. Conventions are not occurring Schools are closed (Public, Private, and College) around 300,000 Plus people are not in the city. Sporting events and other concerts have been...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 03, 2006 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Happen To FLYI's Cities?
Replies: 58
Views: 7930

RE: What Will Happen To FLYI's Cities?

America West moved from A14 to A 24 as part of the consolidation with the US Airways flights. Airtran is still at A 19

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Happen To FLYI's Cities?
Replies: 58
Views: 7930

RE: What Will Happen To FLYI's Cities?

So with this news, <acronym title="Raleigh / Durham - International (RDU / KRDU), USA - North Carolina">RDU</acronym> now has 4 open gates on the A terminal. Gates 10-14(There is no 13). Will United Express Move back from C? Will Continental and Northwest move back up the terminal? Or will they get ...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 03, 2006 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Independance Air To Cease Operations Jan. 5
Replies: 152
Views: 20389

RE: Independance Air To Cease Operations Jan. 5

Any thoughts of Jetblue increasing their presence in <acronym title="Washington - Dulles International (IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD</acronym> now that FLYI is gone? Left to it's own devices United owns that airport, but it would appear that Jetblue with it's Embraer service could replicate a bi...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 03, 2006 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Happen To FLYI's Cities?
Replies: 58
Views: 7930

RE: What Will Happen To FLYI's Cities?

RDU and <acronym title="Charlotte - Douglas International (CLT / KCLT), USA - North Carolina">CLT</acronym> are going to see an interesting effect. Now that FLYI is gone, I beleive traffic at these two airports will pick up some of the people that are going to be driven away from <acronym title="Gre...

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by casinterest
Tue Jan 03, 2006 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Happen To FLYI's Cities?
Replies: 58
Views: 7930

What Will Happen To FLYI's Cities?

Sorry to hear Independence is done, but that is on another thread. Now let's hear the speculation on what will occur at some of FLYI's more popular locations. <acronym title="Knoxville - McGhee Tyson (TYS / KTYS), USA - Tennessee">TYS</acronym> proved they would be loyal to a low fare carrier....Wil...

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 7:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cost Of Living In Your Hometown
Replies: 30
Views: 4270

RE: Cost Of Living In Your Hometown

Wow,
Raleigh looks really good compared to the rest of the you.
I figure it costs me about 1900 a month for my house and all of it's ammenities,
I spend an additional 1600 a month living comfortably with my wife and bank the rest.

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 7:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?
Replies: 89
Views: 3060

RE: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?

Spell chekers r 4 old farts
Or for Liberal Ed majors.

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: End Of Northwest Strike May Be At Hand
Replies: 48
Views: 5274

RE: End Of Northwest Strike May Be At Hand

So where does all this stand as of now? I mean the mechanics are on strike, <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> is still flying with the replacement workers they trained. How long can the strike continue before <acronym title="Northwest Airlines (USA)">NW</acronym> can terminate t...

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 1:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Hello Zeta!
Replies: 4
Views: 1436

Hello Zeta!

ZETA
Wow
What a year for the tropics.

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 1:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saints Likely To Stay In New Orleans In 2006
Replies: 12
Views: 3493

RE: Saints Likely To Stay In New Orleans In 2006

Well it is good for the Saints to stay, another year should show how New Orleans recoups. However there is a wicked prediction out there that we could be entering into a 20-30 year heavy hurricane period. <acronym title="Great China Airlines and Italy First">IF</acronym> NO gets another direct one i...

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 1:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?
Replies: 89
Views: 3060

RE: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?

People kill for expensive drugs. Cigs aren;t expensive. However people do rob and steal the cartons. Of course cigarettes don't have the same effect as Cocaine, but then again not many drugs do. Cigarettes just are annoying. As a teen ager, I an sure you don't quite grasp the term annoying yet.

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 1:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Speeding Fine £60 Plus 3 Points
Replies: 89
Views: 3976

RE: Speeding Fine £60 Plus 3 Points

Stupid speed cameras. All it is is a money making ploy. Make them provide the photo evidence, and then look it over. At 34 MPH I am sure you can argue the calibration or that they got another car going that fast. In the US most of the politicians are taking serious heat for allowing them . They take...

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 1:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?
Replies: 89
Views: 3060

RE: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 1:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)
Replies: 14
Views: 2177

RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Brier Creek Carolina Ale House Alexander Place, 7981 Skyland Ridge, Raleigh, <acronym title="National Jet Systems (Australia) and Northern Air Cargo (USA)">NC</acronym> 27617, (919)957-4200 Just use Skyland Ridge Pky , Raleigh, <acronym title="National Jet Systems (Australia) and Northern Air Cargo ...

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?
Replies: 89
Views: 3060

RE: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?
Replies: 89
Views: 3060

RE: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?

I hate the stupid smokers that don't realize how pompous, smelly, and irritating they are.

If you can't figure out how annoying it is to be around someone expelling hazardous chemicals from their mouth in otherwize non hazardous areas, you need a brain operation.

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 31, 2005 12:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?
Replies: 89
Views: 3060

RE: Smoking - Menthol, Reg Or Rollies?

All smoker's should be second class when it comes to being around non smokers. Smoking is bad for you, and for quite a few of you, you will discover that it brings about a horrible way to die. Lung Cancer. I watched My Grandmother go through it. Not pretty. But for as long as it gives you that curre...

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by casinterest
Fri Dec 30, 2005 11:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: My Dog Just Got Put To Sleep
Replies: 34
Views: 3466

RE: My Dog Just Got Put To Sleep

MSY,
Sorry to hear that,
Lost my Dalmatian in September.
Amazing how much pets become a part of the family, and your life.
As always it will get better with time, but still hurts.

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by casinterest
Fri Dec 30, 2005 11:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)
Replies: 14
Views: 2177

RE: RDU Spotters - Meet Up? (Jan 6-8)

Don't know if I will make it, but welcome down to RDU. You should go to the new Carolina Ale House in Brier Creek afterwords.

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by casinterest
Thu Dec 29, 2005 11:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Wal-Mart: Good, Bad Or Evil?
Replies: 69
Views: 5088

RE: Wal-Mart: Good, Bad Or Evil?

All those griping about wal mart and workers? Where are your gripes about Taco Bell? Mcdonalds? KMart? Target? Best Buy? They are all out there as part of an effort to bring the lowest cost best product available? Walk-Mart is not evil? they are successful at what they do. Honestly to get a job at W...

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by casinterest
Thu Dec 29, 2005 6:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN's Performance At PIT
Replies: 70
Views: 5180

RE: WN's Performance At PIT

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 28, 2005 4:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Furlough Notices To All Independence Employees...
Replies: 151
Views: 25486

RE: Furlough Notices To All Independence Employees...

Sorry to hear about the job loss.
Sad to see a neat airline go down.
Well it should be interesting to see what the fallout of this is with United and Jetblue, and others competing at IAD and on the east coast.

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 28, 2005 4:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?
Replies: 89
Views: 3579

RE: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?

AeroWesty,
Regardless of what you think of the Black Panthers,
They were born out of distrust and racial overtones. Even if the situation was bad in Oakland then, it was still a racial organization.
You may think they were a bunch of marxist peaceniks, but they were an organization based on race.

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 28, 2005 3:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is Religion The Reason For World's Biggest Wars?
Replies: 63
Views: 4932

RE: Is Religion The Reason For World's Biggest Wars?

Wars are inherently a us <acronym title="Virgin Atlantic Airways (United Kingdom)">VS</acronym>. them thing. Religion is one of the things that helps make the divide. Nationalism, and race can be others. However wars are generally about simple things. Such as resources such as land, shelter and food...

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 28, 2005 3:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?
Replies: 89
Views: 3579

RE: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?

Black panthers killed themselves, and were a marxist organization that split into a few factions. One of which was extremely militant one that was very peaceful and a few others. However anyway you look at it. Kwanzaa is based on a very noninclusive set of principals, and for that reason it will hav...

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 28, 2005 3:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?
Replies: 89
Views: 3579

RE: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?

I didn't say the KKK was founded for civil rights. I just look at history and see two organizations that were very racial and not good at anything but causing trouble.

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 28, 2005 3:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?
Replies: 89
Views: 3579

RE: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?

In my book looking at history, I place the black panthers right next to the Klu Klux Klan. It may have been founded for civil rights, but it wound up being a multifaced doomed organzation, that had way too many racist overtones.

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 28, 2005 3:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?
Replies: 89
Views: 3579

RE: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 28, 2005 3:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?
Replies: 89
Views: 3579

RE: What Does Everyone Think Of Kwanzaa?

Hmmm, 1. Founded on the seven principles of blackness. 2. One of which is Umoja (unity) – To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and <b>race</b>. 3.The initiator of the celebration was a felon who wickedly beat two women and served time in prision. Sounds like a Black Pan...

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by casinterest
Tue Dec 27, 2005 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Your Ideas For Success
Replies: 125
Views: 8391

RE: AA: Your Ideas For Success

I tried switching to using <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> this year as I used it for my honeymoon. However I have found east coast travel on predominately Eagle planes as inefficient and unpredictable. American Eagle, after quite a few incidents with me and my family, has prob...

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by casinterest
Fri Dec 23, 2005 1:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Laptops And Battery Life
Replies: 19
Views: 2176

RE: Laptops And Battery Life

So just for all you wondering out there. There is technology in the pipeline for up to 10-20 hour batteries. However these are based on Fuel Cell Technology. Using Methanol as a fuel source. I am still not sure how they will get this past airport security though..... <a href = "http://science.howstu...

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 21, 2005 6:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Do Dreams Mean Anything?
Replies: 13
Views: 1455

RE: Do Dreams Mean Anything?

Do this: Make a journal every morning right after you wake up... ie no rolling over.. or going to the bathroom, pick up a pen and write what you remember. When you do this for a few weeks, you will be amazed at some of the themes that come to light and how they deal with recent events and maybe some...

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 21, 2005 6:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal Judge Rules On Intelligent Design
Replies: 67
Views: 2728

RE: Federal Judge Rules On Intelligent Design

So just for another spin on the whole thing....
The judge that made this ruling.....
1. He was appointed by Bush in 2002
2. He supports Intelligent Design personally.
3. He still ruled that it doesn't belong in science
Game
Set
Match

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by casinterest
Wed Dec 21, 2005 6:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Federal Judge Rules On Intelligent Design
Replies: 67
Views: 2728

RE: Federal Judge Rules On Intelligent Design

All, I agree with the judge's position. In my high school I took a Critical thinking class. Part of the requirement was that we signed a note understanding that conflicting viewpoints would be presented.No matter what our position was, we would discuss the issues and try to understand the different ...

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: If You Could Ban One Song...
Replies: 86
Views: 3890

RE: If You Could Ban One Song...

Nah, don't ban em, just stop listning to the radio for awhile. All songs have cycles. I laugh and wax nostalgic when i hear 80's songs that used to be so darn annoying.

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by casinterest
Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Don't Write Large Check While Black At Wal-Mart
Replies: 82
Views: 7701

RE: Don't Write Large Check While Black At Wal-Mart

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by casinterest
Fri Dec 16, 2005 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Me ID This Song
Replies: 8
Views: 5607

RE: Help Me ID This Song

Some will win / some will lose  <img border=0 src="http://www.airliners.net/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gif" width="15" height="15" border=0> Journey Don't Stop Believing <a href = "http://www.journeymusic.com/">Journey's website</a> I recommend the greatest hits live album<br><br>[Edited 200...

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by casinterest
Fri Dec 16, 2005 10:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Apprentice Finale
Replies: 59
Views: 2657

RE: The Apprentice Finale

Yeah, Randal totally flushed my opinion of him right in those last 10 minutes.
I was totally on board with the idea till he turned self promoting asshole at the end

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by casinterest
Fri Dec 16, 2005 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12/15/2005 Ntsb Update On SWA At MDW
Replies: 80
Views: 8977

RE: 12/15/2005 Ntsb Update On SWA At MDW

That has to be the most damning NTSB report I have ever seen. Also one to make a lawyer jump for joy. He can sue the Airport/City for lack of proper facilities, Sue the Pilot for judgemental error in landing, Sue the Airline for landing policies not enforced. Lotsa lawsuits to hand out. Heck the pas...

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by casinterest
Fri Dec 16, 2005 10:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good News About Iraq...on NBC?
Replies: 37
Views: 3554

RE: Good News About Iraq...on NBC?

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by casinterest
Fri Dec 16, 2005 3:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Good News About Iraq...on NBC?
Replies: 37
Views: 3554

RE: Good News About Iraq...on NBC?

Anderson Cooper is running some good articles from Iraq on CNN. Yesterday he talked to some soldiers who were pissed about the lack of coverage of the positives in Iraq. One of the other CNN correspondants had a great and uplifting democratic liberal campainging person story that went great until th...

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