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  1. One guy I know got hired at a job fair Kalitta was at, but that was about 6 years ago. I know a few folks that went to Atlas, as well but they all jumped to UPS/FedEx when their number was up. About 7 yrs when I asked, Atlas started with an internal rec. When it came to the flying, 747/767 flying and types were cool, the long trip length worked for most, but liked the shorter trips in the majors a lot more. Commuting was positive space, but imputed income. Nutshell, not a bad place to start, but many look for better. I do think that jumping to a major from an AMCI has higher chances than
  2. Side note, I watched some vids on the Bugatti W16 engine.... fascinating piece of machinery and engineering.
  3. One guy had training, experience, and SA, the other didn't. Besides, it's not like you have a port hole for the men to shoot out of like the Bradley, the 1972 version.
  4. Allow myself to quote myself... Dogecoin - WSJ Article "A more than 12,000% rally this year in dogecoin, a cryptocurrency that was set up as a joke and serves no purpose, sent its price to a record 69 cents per token this week." Time to trade the Camaros in for Vettes. Out
  5. Dogecoin at 40 cents. At the time of this message, it was 3 cents. New Camaros for everyone!
  6. The definition of right and left seemed skewed in that graphic.
  7. So, there's an effort to remove a PPL from consideration for selection? Seems stupid. I didn't get a slot in college (selection rate went to shit), so I competed for a slot on AD. I knew a PPL was going to be huge, so I figured it out. If I can find a way to get for a PPL, anyone can. I just looked it up, but back in 95 a 2nd Lt made $1636.20 a month. BAH barely covered apt rent. I found a local flight school and paid for my PPL, $2250 at the time, by nearly maxing out a credit card. I paid what I could each month. I then bought a block of 50 hrs for $1250 (yes, $25/hr wet, a
  8. Like CH, I got mine at the VA and I've never used them for anything. Eligibility is receiving care or eligible to receive care. They had a car checkpoint just after the gate asking the symptoms questions. After that, they had a few folks directing traffic to the area doing the shots in the hospital. Got a clipboard and number (like the barber shop) and waited my turn. Our VA has been doing Moderna but they just got a shipment of Pfizer and that's what I got (and based on my own research, I preferred). They were giving 2nd doses of Moderna that morning as well. After the shot, I barely h
  9. Last time I checked, plenty of people suck at driving too. Lane keeping, collision avoidance braking, pacing cruise control, etc. techs have prevented accidents. I know you don't need those since you're so defensive, but someday you might. Or if you have kids, you may want your kids to have those techs. I want them for my kids. And it's companies like Tesla and others that are pushing the industry faster than it wanted. Interesting theory, any Tesla crash is news while the thousands of crashes by other cars is meh. It like if a pilot does a go around, so what. AF-1 does a go arou
  10. I hope/believe Rep Kinzenger will make it through these times, and remembered for his courage to take on the party. The rest are spineless or complicit. I remember a class in school where we learned about mass hysteria and some examples in history. These times sound a lot like a mass hysteria event/s. Its a psychology problem I guess. That so many are influenced is quite amazing. And our foreign adversaries are probably grinning and chuckling, giddy with joy. Out
  11. Show me in the leave AFI where it says leave is automatically approved when submitted. I know someone overseas and the quarantine/testing/zero leave actions make our military people almost prisoners. If "exposed" they quarantine you for 2 weeks in your room... can't leave at all. Which I hear is the runtime of watching every Simpsons episode. One finds the end of the internet pretty quick like that. If and when a mandatory vaccinate order comes, the order will be fully vetted by DoD/Executive level legal. And there is a waiver for anything, except physics. PS, the things people
  12. I had a few bucks in my 401K brokerage, so this early fall I bought a few shares each of Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax, thinking if any of these hits a homerun on a vaccine, I might earn a few. Well, thanks to the short squeezers, Novavax is about to double. Beer covered for the next few months. Oh wait, its in the 401K, shit. I'll stock up when I'm 65 then.
  13. That's a lot of "pistol" especially for an MSRP of $799.
  14. Mostly nothing. The billionaires (Bs) won't like the scrutiny, so they'll fund their politicians to play dumb. The SEC won't change rules on shorting other than slapping Robinhood for halting trading for certain customers. Plus the lawsuit against them should help stop that practice. Reddit may delete the club if the SEC says "insider or collusion", but they'll find another place. In summary, the Bs shorting game will slow considerably, but won't go away. They've got a target on their foreheads and the Joes are not going to let up. Maybe next time the Bs will keep their yaps shut on thei
  15. Anyone that thinks the elections were stolen, full of fraud, etc. has been gaslighted. Trump, his family, his apostles, his subjugates, and his followers, are all brainwashed. I used to be surprised by stuff, but not much these days. This one has me surprised again, that so many in our nation are convinced that the election was stolen. The actions of those fucktards yesterday has brought great shame upon our nation. Out
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