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Racial Profiling First Hand

racial profiling, United Airlines, aviation, flying, security

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Racial Profiling First Hand. . . FWB&RAAB. . . You have to read through the letter below, sent to the ACLU, United/Continental Airlines, and/or a willing private lawyer (anybody? ) to get to the meaning of the acronym. What price Freedom, indeed. If the below is democracy and freedom, you can friggin' have it. Maybe Paul Robeson was right: To Whom It May Concern, My name is Vance Gilbert. I live in Arlington, MA. I am a homeowner, having been here 10+ years, I have a partner, and we have two 52lb Standard Poodles. I am a [...] more


Hosni Mubarak, Egypt, aviation historian, aviation, model airplanes

Monday, February 7, 2011

Yeah, I was driven to Wikipedia to look up Hosni Mubarak like many of you have done. Don't lie - you did too… Let's be for real, until an area of the map on your Map-Of-The-World shower curtain erupts in the news, most of us are woefully non-cognizant - ignorant even - of that country's location, capital, and leader. And yes, we grit our teeth at going to Wikipedia, as we feel like we're short cutting to knowledge. Hey, our kids in school aren't even allowed to use it as a resource when [...] more