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There are appears to be a parallel with pilots who decide not only to kill themselves, but people who commit mass murder and then kill themselves. This is nothing new btw...as far back as the mid ...
by DoctorNoren
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 02:37 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Actor Harrison Ford was injured, though not too seriously according to early reports, in the crash of a single engine plane he was piloting. USA Today has a story here ; a local NBC ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Mar 05, 2015 at 06:55 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Not a long diary, just a note that stage one of the Malaysia Flight 17 investigation is set to be published within the next few days . This is emphatically not an investigation into whodunit, so ...
by pico
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 04:16 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Dear Wall Street, I don't know how to say this, so I'll just say it. We need to break up. I know that for nearly a century now people have been saying that we make a good couple, that what's good ...
by Curmudgeon76
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 12:28 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I was motivated to do this after reading Robert Reich's Facebook comment: How can the stock market continue to show big gains when the recovery continues to be so anemic? (The U.S. economy grew one-...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat May 03, 2014 at 01:32 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
My brain is out to lunch today - wandering thoughts do not an efficient worker make. Instead, I started contemplating these past five or six years since the crash and how they have affected me, ...
by La Gitane
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 01:32 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I am still a bit wobbly what with the pain meds, the anti-fever meds, and some other meds I'm not sure of what they are, but The Power That Be told me to take 'em so I take 'em. (The plus on that ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 03:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
On July 6, 2013, an Asiana Airlines plane crashed at San Francisco International Airport. Two teenage girls died, both students travelling from China to attend a Christian School summer camp . ...
by justicezheng
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 01:24 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Details are emerging on the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. It was most frustrating to watch talking heads speculate as to what had happened as we watched events unfold. Now the physics of ...
by Helpless
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 09:15 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
[Boeing 777 crashes while landing at SFOhttp://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/boeing-777-crashes-while-landing-sfo/nYfcx/]: A plane crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 296 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 12:21 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
This is the ninth diary of a series on excuses for "why we can't have socialism." The argument that goes that socialism is impossible because capitalism will last indefinitely, and prevent any and ...
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 88 comments on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 12:17 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
Since the onset of the greed-is-good era , and even more so with the clamor over the " fiscal cliff ," some fat cats have been ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 09:49 PM PST with 89 Recommends
R. Glenn Hubbard Advocated Policies That Led to Financial Crash One of my favorite documentaries is "Inside Job" the 2010 Oscar-winning film in which the root causes of the world-wide 2008 banking ...
by silver spring
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2012 at 12:14 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Republicans have been asking lately if we are better off today than we were 4 years ago. Here's a small sampling of newspaper headlines and job layoff reports from Fall of 2008 to help jog their ...
by JPE Voice of Reason
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 08:37 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
A quick note picked up from the BBC : Jonathan Livingstone Seagull author Richard Bach crashes plane Richard Bach is in a serious condition The US author of 1970s short story Jonathan ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Sep 01, 2012 at 02:41 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Link to Huffington Post report on the Litchfield Megabus crash One female passenger was killed and more than two dozen other people were injured when a double-decker intercity bus operated by ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 04:31 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
On May 1st, 2011, I was in a serious motorcycle crash, one that nearly killed me and left me with a paralyzed right hand and arm. That having been said, this diary is less about the circumstances of ...
by DancinMan
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed May 09, 2012 at 02:21 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I saw this on twitter, but not on here yet. (CNN) -- A Navy jet crashed Friday into some apartments near Virginia Beach, Virginia, sending flames and thick black smoke into the air, a military ...
by ClapClapSnap
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 11:01 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I have to speak briefly in the defense of some of the uncertain press that has come out with relation to Occupy Wall Street. This isn't a defense saying they are accurate in their portrayals. It's ...
by StopMotionsolo
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Oct 29, 2011 at 02:16 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
My uncle is a day trader. Retired from the police force, he spends his mornings in his Florida dream home (something he bought after becoming a successful day trader) and bets on the market. He does ...
by mateohussein
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 07:57 AM PDT with 4 Recommends