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Jimmy Stewart was a bomber pilot in WWII. ... 1,298 Views / 55 Replies  
Jimmy Stewart was a bomber pilot in WWII.

Clark Gable was a gunner on a B17.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Then you'll love this piece of history. My... 1,298 Views / 55 Replies  
Then you'll love this piece of history.
My father's 1943 Remington 03A4.

http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd48/screamingcockatoo/1093004.jpg
Posted by Sky Captain, on Jun 13, 2008 at 07:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've carried Carter around the US on more than on... 911 Views / 72 Replies  
I've carried Carter around the US on more than on occasion.
He made it more than clear what he likes about Chavezs socialist program/government.
(taking from capitalists/big business and funneling...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Nov 12, 2007 at 11:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Is this OK?... 911 Views / 72 Replies  
Is this OK? (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/3569012.stm)

I don't have a lot of time today.
I have a mound of paperwork(international flight plans) to do.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Nov 12, 2007 at 11:04 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sweet! :D Link to one of many stories... 911 Views / 72 Replies  
Sweet! :D



Link to one of many stories on this. (http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/11/11/america/spain.php)

So Jimmeh Cawtah, how's your poster child for socialism for America looking now?
Posted by Sky Captain, on Nov 12, 2007 at 10:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Even you can find this. :rolleyes: And it's... 911 Views / 72 Replies  
Even you can find this. :rolleyes:

And it's 21st century socialism.

Apparently it starts out as "for the people" then ends with a dictatorship.
And my neighbor Jimmeh Cawta supports this.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Nov 8, 2007 at 04:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Then again my topic wasn't about Musharraf, or... 911 Views / 72 Replies  
Then again my topic wasn't about Musharraf, or any other moral relevency bullshit the socialists can dig up. :rolleyes:
Posted by Sky Captain, on Nov 8, 2007 at 02:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I believe Rice called him out? Come back when... 911 Views / 72 Replies  
I believe Rice called him out?
Come back when you have some teeth.

Ooo who else jumped on the Chavez bandwagon?
Cindybatshit Sheehan. ooo And Sean Penn.

21st century socialism?
Posted by Sky Captain, on Nov 8, 2007 at 01:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Chavez setting himself up as lifetime dictator 911 Views / 72 Replies  
Supporters attack protesters. (http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/americas/11/07/venezuela.protest.violence.ap/index.html)




Welcome to 21st century socialism.
Ain't it grand?
Who's his bosom...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Nov 8, 2007 at 01:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's the way I think? It's from the habit of... 1,129 Views / 84 Replies  
It's the way I think?
It's from the habit of absorbing and issueing information as a pilot I suppose.
Everything is succinct on the flightdeck. It has to be. Information comes at you fast.
And...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 17, 2007 at 07:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Where did I say I wanted to sacrifice all my... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
Where did I say I wanted to sacrifice all my civil liberties?
This is the kind of half truth made up bullshit I want struck from the 1st.
Offering your opinion as fact.
Facts, just facts, not your...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 17, 2007 at 07:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So you support slander and liable? :confused: 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
So you support slander and liable? :confused:
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 17, 2007 at 07:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh the management was managing. It cost less to... 1,129 Views / 84 Replies  
Oh the management was managing.
It cost less to shut the airline down then to bend to the unreasonable demands of the union.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 06:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
But yet the press continue to just make up news... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
But yet the press continue to just make up news where there is none.
As far as I'm concerned, that should be illegal.
Free press is about reporting FACTS not some journalist's twisted opinion....
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 06:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Union killed Eastern Airlines Completely. ... 1,129 Views / 84 Replies  
The Union killed Eastern Airlines
Completely.
Single handedly.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 11:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's about survival if their parents are... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
It's about survival if their parents are incapacitated.
Not about 11 year olds picking up guns and fighting.

The DHS is supposed to be fishing for bad guys.
You only get to see the surface of...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 11:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The unions killed all on site manufacturing at... 1,129 Views / 84 Replies  
The unions killed all on site manufacturing at Lockheed.
And assembly is disappearing also.
Because of unions.
The unions are no better then big business management.
The union only cares about...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 11:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
http://catmas.com/images/2006/12/monorail-cat-has-... 788 Views / 12 Replies  
http://catmas.com/images/2006/12/monorail-cat-has-left-the-station.gif
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Huntsville DOES have a munitions storage... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
Huntsville DOES have a munitions storage facility, you know.
And missile defense command is there also.
I can't tell you how much stuff I flew into Redstone.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 10:22 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The "big three" still have their butts on their... 1,129 Views / 84 Replies  
The "big three" still have their butts on their shoulders on what Americans want out of and automobile and the unions won't be happy until every facet of American automobile manufacturing is off of...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 09:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So your professional assessment is that the US... 7,556 Views / 232 Replies  
So your professional assessment is that the US economy is in a nosedive?
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 09:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
*sigh* *shakes head* And you want to be obtuse.... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
*sigh* *shakes head*
And you want to be obtuse.

Domestic crime does not affect the economic security of the country as a whole.
A well planned terrorist attack, in a key financial center as rare...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 15, 2007 at 09:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:confused: Who are the wrong people? 7,556 Views / 232 Replies  
:confused:
Who are the wrong people?
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 08:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Regulate all or regulate none. There are plenty... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
Regulate all or regulate none.
There are plenty of reasons to regulate the puke the media continues to produce.
Like trying suspects by media.
The press should be responsible for any havoc they...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 08:44 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Life isn't fair. *sigh* Who? The... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
Life isn't fair.
*sigh*



Who? The citizens?
Any felons and forcible felonies are forfeit the right to a firearm as it is.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 07:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No, I'd like for parts of the Patriot act to die.... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
No, I'd like for parts of the Patriot act to die.
And since firearms are regulated, so should the press and "free speech".

BTW, there is a Sig P226 on my flight deck.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 07:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I want EVERY law abiding CITIZEN to own a... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
I want EVERY law abiding CITIZEN to own a firearm.
Preferably an assault rifle.
Seriously.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 06:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So where are the screaming masses of Christians... 2,824 Views / 72 Replies  
So where are the screaming masses of Christians rioting and killing over these videos?
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 06:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hell, not just I-rak, but Europe and Asia. ... 7,556 Views / 232 Replies  
Hell, not just I-rak, but Europe and Asia.
Those quagmires are un-winable also.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fellas, fellas, fellas. If you only knew. ... 1,037 Views / 100 Replies  
Fellas, fellas, fellas.
If you only knew.

These incidents are no longer isolated. (http://www.pressandguide.com/stories/091207/loc_breakingnews.shtml)
And you only get snippits in the media now....
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 06:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's a Norweigen Blue. Notice it's bright... 988 Views / 33 Replies  
That's a Norweigen Blue. Notice it's bright plumage.

On a happier note, we rescued this fella yesterday from an animal shelter.
We had to wait a week to get him.
He speaks Spanish. :\
...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 06:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It neither a good thing or a bad thing. It's... 7,556 Views / 232 Replies  
It neither a good thing or a bad thing.
It's the effects of the strength of the dollar.

I agree an bit of isolationism would be great.
Like pull all financial aid to other countries. All of it....
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 14, 2007 at 08:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Bingo. And it will bolster tourism from... 7,556 Views / 232 Replies  
Bingo.
And it will bolster tourism from European tourists to the US.
Their money will go further.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 13, 2007 at 02:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Let the US dollar slide below the Canadian... 7,556 Views / 232 Replies  
Let the US dollar slide below the Canadian dollar.
That'll bring US manufacturing sent to Canada back to the US.
It'll make US goods competative for export. And European goods too expensive.
And...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 13, 2007 at 07:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
A weave and hair extensions probably. 633 Views / 24 Replies  
A weave and hair extensions probably.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 12, 2007 at 01:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
May Alex's spirit fly free in the skies. 651 Views / 18 Replies  
May Alex's spirit fly free in the skies.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 12, 2007 at 10:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
32.(That dosen't include flown over and didn't... 1,301 Views / 77 Replies  
32.(That dosen't include flown over and didn't land)
Haven't been to Hawaii.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 12, 2007 at 09:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Good night Alex. 651 Views / 18 Replies  
Alex the African Grey, dies at 31. (http://www.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/idUSN1141922820070911?src=091107_1816_ARTICLE_PROMO_also_on_reuters)

:cry:
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 12, 2007 at 08:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Clinton. Is from Arkansas. 617 Views / 33 Replies  
Clinton. Is from Arkansas.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 12, 2007 at 07:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Jon Benet Ramsey. 839 Views / 22 Replies  
Jon Benet Ramsey.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 11, 2007 at 07:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
AAHHHAHAHAHA! I didn't catch that! It was... 617 Views / 33 Replies  
AAHHHAHAHAHA!
I didn't catch that!
It was before slick Willie's time in office though.(There, I gave away my age)
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 11, 2007 at 07:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Somebody is incorrect in a comment on how... 1,065 Views / 6 Replies  
Somebody is incorrect in a comment on how helicopters fly.(in the comments below the photos)
It's not called a rotary wing for nothing.

I have to go to Belize now to see that blue hole. :eek:...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 11, 2007 at 07:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Absolutely. What the craft was doing, I have no... 617 Views / 33 Replies  
Absolutely. What the craft was doing, I have no idea. Seemed like a wast of energy to be over North Texas/South Arkansas for no reason.
That incident just confirmed what I had already believed,...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 11, 2007 at 06:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He was a Sargent. A lifer. He looked like Duke... 617 Views / 33 Replies  
He was a Sargent. A lifer.
He looked like Duke Nukem.
Nobody teased him.
And I could absolutely depend on him to keep the airmen in line.
He asked me if I wanted a troublemaker tossed out at...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 11, 2007 at 02:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A bright glowing cigar about 50 feet long. It... 617 Views / 33 Replies  
A bright glowing cigar about 50 feet long.
It started about 2 miles away and we got within 300 feet of it.
It was no weather balloon. It had controlled flight and accelerated past the Herc.

My...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 11, 2007 at 02:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Once. In a 130H on a transport flight from... 617 Views / 33 Replies  
Once.
In a 130H on a transport flight from Texas to Arkansas.
My loadmaster saw it first. I radioed Dallas Center and asked if they had traffic near me.
I got a negative.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 11, 2007 at 01:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
8AC= American Champion light aircraft. Primarily... 617 Views / 33 Replies  
8AC= American Champion light aircraft. Primarily an aerobatic trainer.
180= Cessna 182, a single engine Instrument Flight Certified aircraft. Generally has a 230hp engine.

High terrain is...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 11, 2007 at 01:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
There is no way in hell I would have departed at... 617 Views / 33 Replies  
There is no way in hell I would have departed at night into high terrain in an 8AC.
I'd still be uncomfortable in an IFR equipped 182.
And I have hundreds of mountain flying hours.
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 11, 2007 at 11:56 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I purchased 5000 rounds of .223(Federal) 5000... 666 Views / 40 Replies  
I purchased 5000 rounds of .223(Federal) 5000 rounds of .45ACP last Saturday.
I have no problem finding what I need. I even buy the steel cased ammunition in .223 sometimes.
The "scaricity" is to...
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 7, 2007 at 09:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is untrue. The cost of ammunition has... 666 Views / 40 Replies  
This is untrue.
The cost of ammunition has increased, the law enforcements budgets have not.
So spare ammunition is not on the budgets. I have LEO friends that just buy their own from WalMart....
Posted by Sky Captain, on Sep 7, 2007 at 07:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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