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Spelling Disaster I've been moping around the house all weekend, lamenting the fact that I don't have the enough buying power left on my debit card to snatch up two tickets to an ...
by wbramh
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Apr 18, 2010 at 11:48 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Hah! The man involved in the plane altercation with Mitt Romney on Tuesday is a well-known person in his own right and, if the accounts read correctly, has a different version of the facts.
by ksh01
Comment Count 63 comments on Fri Feb 19, 2010 at 08:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
I want to keep this as brief as possible: I had a flight from Chicago to D.C. today. None of the draconian regulations being shrieked about were in effect - no pat down, no double x-ray, no being ...
by coelomate
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 03:02 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Our aviation system is in a panic over a terrorist attack that FAILED. Full on panic. All shoes must be removed since the shoe bomber. I suppose now that there is a pants bomber, going through ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 1251 comments on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 06:03 AM PST with 640 Recommends
In the latest incident of attempted terrorism on an international air flight, a passenger on Delta Flight 1013 from Lisbon to New York yesterday managed to assault the aircraft's pilot with his fists,
by dnta
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Dec 27, 2009 at 10:02 AM PST with 20 Recommends
In the wake of 9/11, Malcolm Gladwell wrote a New Yorker article on the [history of hijackingshttp://www.gladwell.com/pdf/safetysky.pdf] (PDF), concluding: Can we close the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 457 comments on Sat Dec 26, 2009 at 03:03 PM PST with 0 Recommends
I was at the San Francisco Int'l Airport yesterday, browsing at Hudson News (newspapers, books, chewing gum concessionaires at most large airports) when I noticed that their TV was tuned to FOX News.
by CrystalClear
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Jun 30, 2009 at 04:44 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
I'm sitting at the Asheville Airport, waiting for my 9:45 am flight to leave. Currently the time is 11:15 am. My gripe isn't that snow has caused air traffic on the East Coast to grind to a halt. ...
by ecthompson
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2009 at 12:40 PM PST with 4 Recommends
this is officially sad Officials ordered nine Muslim ...
by cskendrick
Comment Count 683 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2009 at 06:47 AM PST with 325 Recommends
Surprised this hasn't been mentioned yet, but there's a major problem with air travel today. Every major ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Aug 26, 2008 at 01:19 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I've been away from home for about the last week, so I haven't had ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 83 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2008 at 09:51 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Because thats the plan apparently being considered by the Gestapo, oh, I mean Homeland Security. An RFP has apparently been drawn up and issued to Lampered Less Lethal, a Canadian firm specializing ...
by axel000
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2008 at 06:01 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
I looked around for Diaries or stories on this, but it looks as if this somehow passed us by. Last Thursday, the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) announced ...
by Laughing Vergil
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue Jun 10, 2008 at 03:27 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Here's a break from the silly season. As it stands the only way I can get to Austin is by air. It sucks and I'm not happy about it because there's something unseemly about flying in a potential ...
by terrypinder
Comment Count 59 comments on Fri May 02, 2008 at 11:04 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Delta Air Lines B757, in pink "Breast Cancer Awareness" livery. I've been mulling over a situation that happened at ...
by YatPundit
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2008 at 11:52 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Amid last week’s terrible ructions in air travel, will no one point out the part of all this that is most politically and socially significant? No, I am not referring to the stunning levels ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat Apr 12, 2008 at 04:16 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
When you fly, which do you like better? The delays or the idiots of the Transportation ...
by Doctor RJ
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2008 at 10:41 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
It's time once again for Sunday Funday, where I bring you funny, strange or otherwise interesting news stories. German authorities were able to track a burglar by way ...
by Archangel M
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Feb 03, 2008 at 07:15 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I've been writing these diaries for awhile now. When I come up with something funny, I get a lot of nice comments. When I actually try to write about politics, everyone calls me names and says I'm a ...
by willep
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2007 at 03:58 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Um, hiiiii, NASA? Yeeeeah, you’re gonna have to go ahead and release that report. From the Associated Press via MSNBC.com: ...
by The Termite
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Oct 22, 2007 at 12:25 PM PDT with 29 Recommends