Loudest I personally heard, in the late 80's, when I lived about 1.5 miles from DFW, was a morning takeoff of the Concorde. That, and when Delta had their aircraft maintenance building operational on the East side of DFW. They would run up the jet engines for 10-15 seconds at a time, late at night.Jump to post
I think the article hits on an interesting point, about the "type" of noise complained about. Many years ago when I was but a 20-something long-haired rock and roll guitarist, our band played an outdoor gig in the town where we lived on Memorial Day afternoon to give the kids in the town ...Jump to post
Those who complain, recall the open house/showing day, when your trusted real estate agent said there would be hardly any flights, you both nodded your heads and signed the offer/contract. But what neither you or the agent may know about, is planned airport expansion, new/extended runways and the l...Jump to post
I live about 1.75 miles from the nearest DFW airport runway, but it's parallel, that far away, so I'm not in the flight path. My home faces east, and I don't even see a line of planes taking off or landing. So no airplane noise.Jump to post
Elton John - Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he will boycott Major League Baseball events after the league pulled its All-Star Game from Georgia Abbott also said Monday he was declining to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Texas Rangers' home opening game. https://www.texastribune.org/2021/04/05/texas-greg...Jump to post
Scott Johnson is a noted Minneapolis lawyer who got press credentials for the trial. He writes about it each day.
https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/ ... ay-3-2.php
NOVA - PBS Report Texas' Power Grid Trouble is Far from Over https://youtu.be/cwQ-Hp89vuI If the NG systems hadn't failed due to bad power management administration, we would not have approached the Grid Emergency that we did in Feb. I don't think we'll have the Texas grid so close to total a shutdo...Jump to post
The Trial is being broadcast in many ways, so it was easy to watch some of it today on over the air TV. One witness that testified today was Christopher Belfrey. He had a voice that reminded me of Dave Chappelle's voice. The Prosecution played a video Mr. Belfrey made from his car. They chose to mut...Jump to post
Rep. Jim Jordan of Texas asks:
Will you need to show your vaccine passport to vote?
2:57 PM · Mar 30, 2021
https://twitter.com/Jim_Jordan/status/1 ... 21761?s=20
CBS-DFW Failed Communication And 2-Page Form Kept Texans In Cold And Dark Longer During Winter Storms As millions of Texans lost electricity, the power to hospitals, 911 centers, fire stations, and other critical infrastructure was left on. They were protected from the outages because they were on t...Jump to post
A Funny Ever Given Meme
And this Flight Radar meme is a hoot!!
https://twitter.com/MarineTraffic/statu ... 01122?s=20
At the time the Ever Given ran aground, the Suez canal pilot was giving steering and course orders, correct?? Suez ship will be repositioned to the Great Bitter Lake for inspection https://www.cnn.com/africa/live-news/suez-canal-shipping-crisis-03-29-21/index.html The ship was refloated at 9 a.m. ET...Jump to post
China ruled out a lab accident at the Wuhan Institute of Virology before a WHO-led team arrived in China to look into how and where the COVID-19 virus originated. The team found that the virus most likely spread from wildlife farms to a Wuhan wet market. 60 Minutes https://twitter.com/60Minutes/stat...Jump to post
Which "tribe" do you want to prevail in Burma??Jump to post
It's Done. Sharon is out.
https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/sha ... 00240.html
Where are these "spring breakers" even from? I think it's less about Covid and more about the mayhem that was resulting... Judging from videos taken of the Miami Beach crowds on the weekends, most of the adults look to be 22 and over. It did not look like the crowds you would have seen on...Jump to post
https://news.ltn.com.tw/news/politics/breakingnews/3470466 According to the professor, who's popularly known as Xi Jin Ping's strategist, he claim that the war with Taiwan would not breakout immediately in the year 2021 as China is still in the phase of "tolerance", trying to "win ov...Jump to post
This guy estimated it might cost twice as much to go around the Cape.
I don't remember if it was a D or an R run city that passed an ordinance against the general public giving food to homeless people. So there's some kind of public health precedence for not being able to hand out food to the general public, unless you are licensed to...Jump to post
AP says even larger tugs are on the way. Also a crane to lift out the cargo if that becomes necessary.
https://apnews.com/article/egypt-africa ... 549e97d6ca
There are some pretty left-wing people in my circle of colleagues and relatives - none of them are for banning 'all' firearms, especially handguns. Most people on the left and center who want to ban anything are after military derivative rifles and high capacity magazines. If the only guns in Chica...Jump to post
The live version of Kashmir from Knebworth on the double DVD is one of the great live performances of all time. The Zep was firing on all cylinders that night "Kashmir" by Led Zeppelin is special to me. I saw them perform this song in Ft. Worth in 1977, and it was the highlight of the con...Jump to post
1 report, 4 theories: Scientists mull clues on virus’ origin https://apnews.com/article/pandemics-geneva-coronavirus-pandemic-china-united-nations-478237854902672ac53ab6d9dbfe59ec A team of international and Chinese scientists is poised to report on its joint search for the origins of the coronavir...Jump to post
Ok, so explain Boulder, Colorado then. Man kills 10 people with a weapon that the NRA successfully managed to get back on the shelves just 10 days prior to the shooting, and the shooter purchased the weapon just 6 days prior to the shooting. But at the same time Colorado requires no permit to purch...Jump to post
Mozart’s requiem, Bach’s Goldberg variations by Glenn Gould, Led Zeppelin’s Kashmir. The live version of Kashmir from Knebworth on the double DVD is one of the great live performances of all time. The Zep was firing on all cylinders that night "Kashmir" by Led Zeppelin is special to me. I...Jump to post
I don't want the "Experimental" vaccine, even if every President and their first Lady took the vaccine. There's no sports star or TV or Movie Star or Music star taking the vaccine that would change my mind. Here, take my vaccine slot. You're Welcome!!Jump to post
A source exclusively told The Sun Sharon is “not expected to return.” The insider claimed: “The lawyers seem to be battling out regarding money, letting her spin it, non-disparagement and more. It's all happening at the highest levels of the network. https://www.the-sun.com/entertainment/2542800/the...Jump to post
Most people are behind how the government is handling Covid, sure they disagree on some points, but in general it isn't a real issue. Only the Forum voor Democracy, right populist party, is calling for a totally different policy. Main issue's climate change/environment, housing (how to build 1milli...Jump to post
Tucker Carlson 3/15/21 examines the changing Covid distancing guidelines, and what is and is not an FDA approved vaccine, among other things.
Greg Gutfeld responds to the Cancel Culture levied at Talk Show hosts as only he can:
‘The Talk’ Cancels Shows Amid Investigation Surrounding Sharon Osbourne Comments https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/talk-cancels-shows-amid-investigation-235909252.html I suspect that a woman of color's rights trump any freedom of speech rights that Sharon has as a dual US/UK citizen, with Jewish ...Jump to post
For many years now, I have used the PILOT G-2 (10) Premium Gel Roller in Black and BOLD 1.0mm - Made in Japan.
I used to be able to buy the refills at Wal-Mart, but lately all they support is the fine print in refills, which I would never use, unless I was writing on carbon paper.
And down in Texas...
Rangers Baseball in Arlington To ‘Fully Open’ For Fans At Start Of 2021 Season, Masks To Be Required
https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2021/03/10/tex ... -required/
Texas Gov. Abbott's new bill prohibits social media companies from censoring viewpoints https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrSPT0CwKfc Let the Lawsuits against Big Tech begin . . . This is nothing more than WMD, Weapon of Mass Distraction. It's funny how right after the disaster than has befallen Texa...Jump to post
PT News Network - Live coverage of the Senate Debating the Covid Relief Bill (Good if you don't have C-SPAN)...
Texas Gov. Abbott's new bill prohibits social media companies from censoring viewpoints
Let the Lawsuits against Big Tech begin . . .
People's lawsuit has now forced the Gov. of California to open school sports programs. But Governor's are always right, or always wrong... I guess it depends if they have a D or and R behind their name... Group suing state says California will allow indoor high school sports to resume https://www.sa...Jump to post