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Damn.  An experience like that could drive a person to drink. ;)
Since you alerted me to the magic of "free tv" via antenna I will give y'all a hint for the traveler. TSA approves (actually some fun banter with them several times) that while flask or duty-free bought is now no-go, now, you CAN, bring mini-bottles. Now, technically, depending on local rules and regulations one is not allowed to drink them in airport and, depending on airline policy, you can't drink them in flight (though some allowed by stewardess must pour.  :o ) But you can bring it and no limit (at least as I have encountered.) Actually TSA folks will joke when you have to take them out. Put in a ziplock bag also since there is some policy about it. But you can be a hero to people when a flight is delayed. And save yourself some money from airport pricing.  Most liquor stores sell them, often a buck a piece. 

One notes that, supposedly, duty-free bought is allowed on aircraft but my experience now is that you can't.  Also, they claim only one ziplock but my experience is you can bring more than one. Often TSA workers will joke "I want to fly with you!"

Politics / Re: The Border is Secure
« on: March 16, 2019, 06:36:46 PM »
The usual games illegals seem to love; rape, drunk driving, fraud, murder, the usual....

Illegal charged with raping a 12 year old girl: 

This friendly illegal is  gangmember but also apparently likes to kill women:   

This illegal likes to play the drunk driving game, like so many other illegals. He has been caught several times: 

Obama Judge says it is ok for an illegal to commit fraud to obtain a license. (The Obama Judge likely thinks that this will help the illegal vote or get Federal/State funds via some welfare or other government give-away.) 

Apparently some illegals are almost cannibals!  ;) No, actually the illegal was just using his teeth in an attack on our ICE officers. 

This illegal takes one of their favorite activities, drunk driving, to a higher level- the usual drunk driving game but also hit a state trooper- in work zone! 

Aren't these people the Democrats, and some Republicans, want in our country such a great addition to this "melting pot?" They contribute so much to society and culture.

This.  Plus, the "pleasure" of dealing with the TSA nazis, no food, packed flights... forget it.  I now drive distances I would have flown in the past.  I remember when flying was a pleasure, instead of worse than having dental work.  One time, several years back, the freaking TSA clowns confiscated some peanut butter I was carrying on.  Ridiculous.  I hope the fat retards enjoyed it.
Friggin stuck at airport for 5 hours yesterday due to "maintenance" on plane.  Southwest terminal at National is an interesting study in "Big Brother," to keep a C2C theme here going. The bar will not take cash and you order not from a bartender or waitress but using some darn kind of ipad that is anchored to each table or bar stool.  Many of the area you can't even see the staff due to the way they designed the area. I went to where the waitresses left and asked "can I just get a beer and shot with cash?" And the gal said "no, we don't accept cash." But one of the bartenders said he would take care of me and let me buy with cash (and then I think he used his card in whatever gadget. Crazy. Also nobody talks to each other (unless already knowing each other and there together,) no banter between bartender and customers, waitresses and customers, etc. Takes all the fun out of an airport bar. Just mechanical order by "app machine," pay with a card, stare at screens, drink your drink or eat your food, and then leave.

Politics / Re: War For Zion
« on: February 27, 2019, 06:30:39 PM »

I won't say it, but the goomba there might do some more research into a phenomena κρυπτός and some various aspects of his official church with consideration towards the subject.
Having said that Zion National Park is amazing. Worth a visit for sure.

Radio and Podcasts / Re: Art Bell
« on: February 27, 2019, 06:08:18 PM »
Better call Saul
On the road to Damascus?

Radio and Podcasts / Re: George Noory Sucks! - The Definitive Compendium
« on: February 27, 2019, 05:32:10 PM »
Packing up and listening to this hoot of a guest about underground tunnels, Bigfeet, and Antarctica. She is nailing it. Still waiting for her to mention the secret rooms in Post Offices and what their nefarious purposes will be!

Radio and Podcasts / Re: Art Bell
« on: February 27, 2019, 05:29:15 PM »
Freaking lawyers.  First, decide what you want your "reality" to be.  Second, argue to the death to maintain it.  Lawyers should be required to jump off a 50 story or taller building and argue with gravity.
Ha. Yes lots of sophistry but when one needs one, one wants a good one and one that can argue the F out of the park; even denying gravity. I would confuse the situation with magnets, for example. And the thing is not to argue against for/against but confuse, muddy the waters, reframe the questions, poison the well, and, finally- if other tactics haven't worked yet- get into semantics and definitions of terms.
My closing against gravity: "if people like Newton and Einstein couldn't agree or properly define it who are WE, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, to make a judgement about something like gravity??  One might as well ask, about the BIG BANG, even? Who are we to judge- even the great Nighthawk is perplexed?!)

Radio and Podcasts / Re: Art Bell
« on: February 27, 2019, 02:24:36 PM »
Some do, some don't. ;)

Granted I'm a bit weird but I like Congressional hearings. Especially watching the lawyers behind the testifier and what is not said, which is more interesting often than what is said.

Paranormal - Conspiracy - UFOs - Etc. / Re: Origin of Mel's hole image?
« on: February 27, 2019, 12:38:12 PM »

This recent (less than a year old) article talks about Mel's Hole as if it was still a legit story.  Didn't Bell admit this, as well as a number of his other more spectacular stories, was a hoax?
Blasphemer! Mel's Hole was real and blacked out by NRO on maps, which also itself was "hidden" originally.  There are other holes around also. And how to explain the "missing time" that involved a visit to SF and missing belt of which belt buckle was made of dimes BEFORE that mint was in operation! And all the wombats saved by his endeavors?

Random Topics / Re: Post Your Favorite Postcards Here.
« on: February 27, 2019, 12:09:13 PM »
Not sure that it gets better with a from the hip camera shot as opposed to a staged rendition:

I was reading that Buick is going to discontinue the Cascada convertible.  That will just leave the Regal in the modern day Buick lineup that is uniquely Buick.  Everything else is a rebadged Chevy or GMC.  So the end is probably near.   :'(
I had a nice mid-size Century car back when., though not that fastback awesomeness! Anybody ever hear the older folks call Buicks by a certain Jooo name? Joooick? So Pontiac gone and now Buick? Sucks.

Politics / Re: Random Political Thoughts
« on: February 26, 2019, 05:31:47 PM »

Sorry to say it'll just be another bs moneygrab. They supposedly have trust and reparations for my tribe and family (Native American). They bank the land and funds and don't actually dish it out. I am sure it goes to the hoarder class (elites) somehow.
 from the BIA site:  Today, 10,059,290.74 million acres of individually owned lands are still held in trust for allotees and their heirs.
Welcome to the Reservation.

Politics / Re: Random Political Thoughts
« on: February 26, 2019, 03:46:29 PM »
CNN is going on about how we need reparations for blacks. Amazing. I'm waiting for one of these Democrats to demand 40 acres and a mule, depending on area the 40 acres might be a much better deal than whatever cash payment the Democrat candidates are promising.

Politics / Re: Random Political Thoughts
« on: February 26, 2019, 03:31:59 PM »
One of these days the news might actual report a real "hate crime," presuming that they actually exist?  An aside the lawyer is worth a WTF double-take. 

Random Topics / Re: Music
« on: February 26, 2019, 03:17:34 PM »
Maybe the silliest fugue subject ever set (4:26), which Bach can not resist topping with a toodle-oodle-oodle-ooo just so you know he's playing around.  This is a 300-year-old wink from the organ loft that still makes me laugh out loud.

Respighi loved this piece so much he clothed it in full orchestra, which is worth looking up.
Blasphemer- OUT! Bach can do no wrong.

As a side note I wonder if such youtubes are monetized for those with a foot fetish?


Politics / Re: What voice do you hear the subject lines here in?
« on: February 26, 2019, 01:12:52 PM »

"That's true.  Next up, Eugene in Eugene.  Hi, Gene!"
"Well Euge, we are out of time now here is a classisch tale of Poe or a funny call. He called his boss when ladies attacked a driver. Road rage. People are just nuts these days...I need to ask Tommee to get Breggin, our C2C advisors in these matters, in to explain this."

Politics / Re: What voice do you hear the subject lines here in?
« on: February 26, 2019, 01:05:13 PM »

"Could it be portals?"
"Or Angels."  But the REAL question is "how do you do what you do?" "you really seem interested in this, how do you do what you do?" and, obviously, how can a baby become "mean?" Maybe if you kick it?

Random Topics / Re: Things That Annoy You
« on: February 26, 2019, 12:47:43 PM »
Boston Market recalling "boneless formed pork paddies" because they might contain plastic or glass. Count me as someone who assumed those would be a key ingredients in such an appalling item.

Random Topics / Re: My Father's Ship - The Lost Artifacts
« on: February 25, 2019, 10:55:35 PM »
I'll send you a PM tomorrow with something to check out if you happen to end up nearby and have the time.
You might find it interesting.   ;)

Nice. Will look into.  Nothing beat finding a brown envelope at the, now removed, white citzens council momument in NOLA. Bizarre. Was several Xeroes of some guys id. Hispanic/Cuban even. A weird event, wished I kept it now,Mardi Gras early 90s. Unfortunate early AM walking home n saw said item. Had to climb/reach to get. to say I broke some operation amd saved our land. Haha.

Random Topics / Re: My Father's Ship - The Lost Artifacts
« on: February 25, 2019, 10:39:57 PM »
So you will be up in Northern Virgina then?

On the MD side but plan to check out that "new" museum there. Never seen it, Gonna try to see the new Indian one also. Apparently lotsa of corn involved. Serously, I was told that. I might need a stiff drink at the Willard after that. Love that place.

Random Topics / Re: What is in my Father's notebook? Page 59
« on: February 25, 2019, 10:31:38 PM »
The run on smoke.  When you let the smoke out they do not work any more.   ;D

Public service message. In these times one must take care. A simple search for thing like tranny trouble or smoking tranny even with truck specs apparently derives some results not wanted. Clear cache also after said search lest your mechaical hobby is misunderstood.

Random Topics / Re: What is in my Father's notebook? Page 59
« on: February 25, 2019, 10:16:54 PM »
Ha yeah it is basically "don't think you're anybody special."  Unfortunately I came of age in this country during the gifted-student era and had to learn Jante's truth at the cruel hand of experience.

The drawings are great; I'd be tempted to frame them with a note for posterity.  None of them had probably heard of visualization but that's what they were doing.  I can still remember my dad teaching me to drive manual.  He's an engineer, of course:  "Now you're smart so I'm going to explain this to you -- a clutch is a series of counterrotating plates..."

Somehow RCH got some gas fumes when he was taught about a transmission... counter-rotating plates morphed into anti-gravity and "torsion models".. it is in the model!!!

Random Topics / Re: My Father's Ship - The Lost Artifacts
« on: February 25, 2019, 10:08:28 PM »

Those WWII a/c recognition manuals are fairly common, here one for sale currently on eBay.

Autogyros, maybe?   They were used by most of the warring nations in WWII, although not in actual combat.

[size=78%]Going up for a few weeks into the belly of the beast again. Haha. Plan to check out the "new"  air n space museum out in Virginny.want to see Blackbird etc. Hear it is really nice. I recall someone (Birtchers? LaRouche?)  once gave away a little card so as you could ID embasy cars by license plates. Good stuff.[/size]

Random Topics / Re: What is in my Father's notebook? Page 59
« on: February 25, 2019, 08:33:07 PM »
Ha!  Mine was bat shit crazy.  See a couple of posts above.
I saw that. Ha. Nuts. My teacher was actually pretty good but had a thing for printing "correctly" using the T-Square and all letters same size and spacing. Weird. But on the good side he once said "you grade your own draft, I'm not going to grade you." I still only managed to give myself a low B, upon his saying it was better than the "C" I gave myself.  :o I guess it is remnants of Norskie stoicism and Lutheran guilt or as the current popular say janteloven. K_Dubb would know of which I speak. 

Random Topics / Re: One Hundred Years Ago
« on: February 25, 2019, 08:15:47 PM »
My brain keeps wanting to put a checkers board on the table top.
Some years ago I saw Churchill's war room in London and parts of it looked like it was just an epic game of Risk, albeit in a bunker.

Random Topics / Re: What is in my Father's notebook? Page 59
« on: February 25, 2019, 08:09:26 PM »
Page 58 is a mechanical drawing of a Control Valve

Page 59

My teacher would've docked on the printing. He was anal about spacing and the letters being written in a certain way all on same lines etc. Bizarre.

Technology / Re: FUNCTION RANDOM - All Things Technological On Your Mind
« on: February 24, 2019, 07:02:08 PM »
What is in the schools? New elementary being build and I drove by and, yep, noticed drop out in AM and even in XM. Almost all schools seems to have this. Also some post offices it would seem. Accounting for powerlines I dismissed a few but now it seems a common thing. If you drive and are listening to XM, also AM, but especially XM it will drop around schools, hospitals, etc even without obvious powerlines or such. Strange?

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