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Do Airlines Treat You Better If You Dress Well?

Do Airlines Treat You Better If You Dress Well?

Commented Nov 16, 2011 at 10:37:03 in Travel

“I worked for Pan Am for ten years and they were careful to specify a jacket and necktie for riding in first class. These days I have seen floppy sandals and beach attire. Quite a change.”

Zillacabra on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:05:58

“I took an early morning Jet Blue flight several years ago and the majority of the passengers were wearing what looked like pajamas. I had to double check to make sure it wasn't a chartered flight for refugees.”
TSA Finds Four To Five Guns In Carry-On Bags Every Day At Airports

TSA Finds Four To Five Guns In Carry-On Bags Every Day At Airports

Commented Nov 2, 2011 at 15:04:47 in Politics

“Just what is an approved way to get a gun from point A to point B legally. Years ago I had an antique six shooter I wanted to pass along to my son. I just packed it in my luggage. Nowdays the TSA goes through your luggage. Would they confiscate it?”

garylinn on Nov 2, 2011 at 15:13:38

“I can answer that for you...I carry a gun everywhere I go. YOU check in with the TSA at the ticket counter and show them that you have a weapon and that it is unloaded. They tag it, you put it in a hard cover box and lock it. Pick it up when you get to your destination. EASY...JUST don't walk into the TSA checkpoint with it; that's not how it is done.:-)”
7 Ways to Decrease Your Risk of Alzheimer's

7 Ways to Decrease Your Risk of Alzheimer's

Commented Nov 2, 2011 at 14:43:03 in Healthy Living

“My wife was losing her memory when I started her on using Dr. Julian Whitaker's capsules called "Memory Essentials". These have greatly improved her memory. Dr. Whitaker also sells capsules called " Eye Essentials. My wife's eyes have improved. She had a serious case of AMD and her eye doctor says to keep it up. My eyes have improved also and have no problems with eye disease at age 93.”
Hart Island Cemetery: City Council Reviews Operations Of New York's Potter's Field (VIDEO)

Hart Island Cemetery: City Council Reviews Operations Of New York's Potter's Field (VIDEO)

Commented Oct 31, 2011 at 16:46:16 in New York

“In Japan space is so valuable that the dead are cremated and the ashes are put into a large family urn at the cemetary. A flat stick with the name and date of the deceased is inserted into the urn. I saw this in a Japanese cemetary years ago.”
Chris Matthews On John F. Kennedy: New Book Pulls Back Curtain On 'Ask Not' Speech, Nixon Debates And More

Chris Matthews On John F. Kennedy: New Book Pulls Back Curtain On 'Ask Not' Speech, Nixon Debates And More

Commented Oct 31, 2011 at 10:50:29 in Politics

“He was our worst president in modern history.”

Cantinflas on Oct 31, 2011 at 10:55:45

“You probably think the shoe-dodger was our best.”

GaryNMaine on Oct 31, 2011 at 10:53:06

“Nonsense.”
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Richard Muller, Global Warming Skeptic, Now Agrees Climate Change Is Real

Commented Oct 31, 2011 at 09:17:44 in Green

“Throughout the past climate changes occurred without any impact from man. However, in the past 100 years man is starting to make an impact with population out of control in certain areas and massive production of carbon dioxide gases in civilized areas.”
Ahmadinejad Faces Questioning Over Fraud

Ahmadinejad Faces Questioning Over Fraud

Commented Oct 30, 2011 at 15:27:22 in World

“He will last only until the mullahs get tired of him and his antics.”
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Dog Survives Gas Chamber At Alabama Shelter, Is Sent To New Jersey For Adoption

Commented Oct 29, 2011 at 11:53:49 in Green

“Birth control is the answer, both for animal pets and humans.”
Army Ranger Kristoffer Domeij, Who Made Heroic Rescue, Killed In Action During 14th Deployment (VIDEO)

Army Ranger Kristoffer Domeij, Who Made Heroic Rescue, Killed In Action During 14th Deployment (VIDEO)

Commented Oct 27, 2011 at 16:20:39 in Impact

“In WWII our tours of duty were for the duration of the war with little or no relief.”
Chicken McBites, McDonald's New Version Of Popcorn Chicken, Will Go National This Spring

Chicken McBites, McDonald's New Version Of Popcorn Chicken, Will Go National This Spring

Commented Oct 26, 2011 at 15:40:51 in Home

“I am both a stockholder and consumer at McDonalds at least once per week.”
Color Of Change Urges MSNBC To Fire Pat Buchanan

Color Of Change Urges MSNBC To Fire Pat Buchanan

Commented Oct 26, 2011 at 15:11:47 in Media

“I even read where he is a Catholic.”
ROTC Returns To Ivy League Universities

ROTC Returns To Ivy League Universities

Commented Oct 23, 2011 at 15:04:14 in College

“Before WWII land grant universities (I went to The Ohio State University) all male students were required to take at least two years of ROTC. I could see WWII coming and took the full course of four years to gain a commission at graduation time. I ended up with 26 years of service in the military and a lifetime pension. It was not quite as I had planned to become a Chemical Engineer, but my education resulted in some very interesting assingments relating to my education.”
YouTube's 'Crazy Fast Hand Cake Lady' (VIDEO)

YouTube's 'Crazy Fast Hand Cake Lady' (VIDEO)

Commented Oct 22, 2011 at 11:24:23 in Home

“Looks like cornbread muffins to me. They would be very popular with the Chinese.”
Chinese Jews Feel More At Home In Israel

Chinese Jews Feel More At Home In Israel

Commented Oct 17, 2011 at 16:50:03 in World

“During WWII I was stationed in China and I remember reading in the overseas edition of Time Magazine in Sep or Oct 1945 about the death of the last surviving Jewish Chinese rabbi. His photo showed him to have all the facial appearances of a Chinese.”
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Kyle Willis, Cincinnati Man, Dies From Toothache, Couldn't Afford Meds (VIDEO)

Commented Sep 3, 2011 at 16:18:15 in AOL

“This is why America needs a universal health care plan for all it's citizens. Some day it will happen”

rollinin on Sep 3, 2011 at 16:34:35

“America needs to lower the price of health care so we don't have to have insurance.”
Joplin, Missouri Tornado Video: 'The Trees Are Debarked'

Joplin, Missouri Tornado Video: 'The Trees Are Debarked'

Commented May 23, 2011 at 16:19:56 in Green

“My home insurance company cancelled my wind insurance three years ago because I live in Florida. I suppose it will cancel those policies in mid-America now with these terrific tornados this year.”

cherokee1934 on May 23, 2011 at 18:22:37

“I have a place in north Florida and my insurance is double what it was two years ago.”

Patricia013 on May 23, 2011 at 17:45:37

“....their insurance will be super high with giant deductibles - just like it is for earthquakes here, in California.”
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Harold Camping: 5 Facts About The May 21 Judgment Day Predictor

Commented May 18, 2011 at 14:45:59 in Religion

“He had a full page announcement in today's USA Today. I guess I can cancel my appointment with the dentist that day.”
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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver Announce Separation

Commented May 10, 2011 at 16:23:11 in Politics

“I always wondered what was the attraction between these two with both being just the opposite of the other, especially in politics.”

Conscientious Objector 2 on May 10, 2011 at 22:41:33

“more alike than you think. She was a money grubbing celebrity chasing star f 'er and he was a rich celebrity trying a little old fashioned social climbing. they both liked coke and their politics was pretty much the same. but he got out of politics and she got old. too bad so sad”
FDIC Shuts Down Florida Bank, Raising This Year's Total To 40

FDIC Shuts Down Florida Bank, Raising This Year's Total To 40

Commented May 7, 2011 at 14:47:45 in Business

“I live in Cocoa Beach and have accounts at three different banks. All of them have changed hands at least once, one of them twice.”
Got Allergies? 10 Worst Allergy Spots In The U.S.

Got Allergies? 10 Worst Allergy Spots In The U.S.

Commented Mar 30, 2011 at 14:42:17 in Home

“Our area has been very dry and needs rain badly, so the ambient air has been very dry. Our son installed an air filter in our bedroom, but that doesn't seem to be of much help. So I remain, a snotty old man.”
Got Allergies? 10 Worst Allergy Spots In The U.S.

Got Allergies? 10 Worst Allergy Spots In The U.S.

Commented Mar 30, 2011 at 10:11:51 in Home

“I have lived on the East coast of Central Florida for over fifty years and got along OK until a year ago I developed somes kind of allergy affecting my sinus. My ENT doctor can't or won't do anything because of my age (92), so I have been experimenting with these new antihistiamine drugs which have been changed from prescription type to over the counterl. None of them are perfect, so far, but Zyrtec has worked to best for me., It is not perfect, but enables me to get a little sleep at night.”

GraniteSkyline on Mar 30, 2011 at 11:21:28

“I feel for you. I have been in misery for the last 10 years since the only product that ever completely worked for me without side effects was taken off the market. Many new drugs have been introduced but they are ineffective and expensive.

I don't know what you are allergic to, but if it affects you mostly at night when temperatures drop it might be mold--especially if you live in a damp area.”
Paul Chandler,  Rachel Chandler, British Couple, Somali Pirate Prisoners, Released After One Year

Paul Chandler, Rachel Chandler, British Couple, Somali Pirate Prisoners, Released After One Year

Commented Nov 14, 2010 at 16:42:38 in World

“If the captured pirates were given the old fashioned treatment of "walking the plank" there may be a reduction in the number of these incidents.”
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Bush NBC Interview: Being Called A Racist By Kanye West The Worst Moment Of My Presidency

Commented Nov 3, 2010 at 17:02:47 in Politics

“I voted for George Bush and would vote for him again. He does not deserve the abusive comments I see here”

miamia25 on Nov 3, 2010 at 20:26:54

“lol... You have GOT to be joking....”

jayfromboston on Nov 3, 2010 at 17:10:44

“So sad. You really do need help. This idiot will go down in history as THE WORST president in our history.”

Shawn Wolfe on Nov 3, 2010 at 17:07:19

“You are absolutely right.. He deserves prison for high treason for the death of every solder in the Iraq war... comments we can live without”

booki on Nov 3, 2010 at 17:04:17

“what do you like about him?”

signgrrl on Nov 3, 2010 at 17:03:33

“i'm sorry, but you are sadly mistaken”