Rename SF Airport for Harvey Milk? 3 City Supervisors Not So Sure

Apr 30, 2013 Full story: EDGE 47

San Francisco's three freshmen supervisors remain hesitant to publicly back renaming the city's airport after slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk.

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#1 Apr 30, 2013
If it was a new airport I might say think about it, but to rename the airport in California when the state is BROKE is just irresponsible and stupid…hire some more emergency service workers or give them a raise….how about better equipment…wasting time on something so ridiculous is a shameful…
Roger Bateman

Phoenix, AZ

#3 Apr 30, 2013
Bob J 1440 wrote:
If it was a new airport I might say think about it, but to rename the airport in California when the state is BROKE is just irresponsible and stupid…hire some more emergency service workers or give them a raise….how about better equipment…wasting time on something so ridiculous is a shameful…
So you are saying it would be cheaper to build a new airport rather than just change a sign? I don't quite follow that,'logic'.
Sean Coonery

UK

#4 Apr 30, 2013
Roger Bateman wrote:
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So you are saying it would be cheaper to build a new airport rather than just change a sign? I don't quite follow that,'logic'.
now, don't be stupid. he means IF they were building a whole new one - is their something wrong with your sort of people? why not name it after Michael Jackson , another rather gay feller. It could be called "Dead pervert Memorial Airport".

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

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#6 Apr 30, 2013
Bob J 1440 wrote:
If it was a new airport I might say think about it, but to rename the airport in California when the state is BROKE is just irresponsible and stupid…hire some more emergency service workers or give them a raise….how about better equipment…wasting time on something so ridiculous is a shameful…
Oh, it's sort of silly to go to all that trouble. I like it that airports ARE named after cities. It saves confusion with out of towners. If they must, they can do what they did in
Southern California...they renamed Burbank Airport "Bob Hope Burbank Airport", same as Orange County Airport now called "John Wayne Orange County Airport", it is more of a courtesy to the famous person, without having to change EVERYTHING.

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#7 Apr 30, 2013
Lincoln wrote:
Why not rename it Jerry Sandusky Airport?
Harvey Milk was a respected City Councilman, and a fighter for HUMAN rights and dignity for all, not just his own demographic.

Sandusky was a terrible criminal. Comparing one to the other is like comparing Ted Bundy to Albert Schweitzer.

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#9 Apr 30, 2013
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>Oh, it's sort of silly to go to all that trouble. I like it that airports ARE named after cities. It saves confusion with out of towners. If they must, they can do what they did in
Southern California...they renamed Burbank Airport "Bob Hope Burbank Airport", same as Orange County Airport now called "John Wayne Orange County Airport", it is more of a courtesy to the famous person, without having to change EVERYTHING.
I didn't know that John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Long Island MacArthur Airport, all on Long Island, are all named for cities. Which cities are they named for ?

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#10 Apr 30, 2013
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>Harvey Milk was a respected City Councilman, and a fighter for HUMAN rights and dignity for all, not just his own demographic.
Sandusky was a terrible criminal. Comparing one to the other is like comparing Ted Bundy to Albert Schweitzer.
Like comparing The Obamaniac to George Washington. Right ?
francdude

Pittsburgh, PA

#11 Apr 30, 2013

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#12 Apr 30, 2013
Roger Bateman wrote:
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So you are saying it would be cheaper to build a new airport rather than just change a sign? I don't quite follow that,'logic'.
I’m saying it’s stupid to waste time and energy on something so worthless…no wonder California is so messed up! This is shameful; legislators have no more pressing things to spend their time on then changing the name of an airport?

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#15 Apr 30, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
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Like comparing The Obamaniac to George Washington. Right ?
Harvey Milk gave his LIFE defending ingrates like you.

You are not even ALLOWED to set foot in any airport named after him, ungrateful wretch.

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#16 Apr 30, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
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I didn't know that John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Long Island MacArthur Airport, all on Long Island, are all named for cities. Which cities are they named for ?
Oh, suck it. You know very well what I mean. Denver is called 'Stapleton Denver'. Atlanta is 'Hartsfield Atlanta'. But then, some airports...Los Angeles International..LAX. I meant that it is nice when the city is mentioned at least.

I never said ALL airports are named after the city they are in. Never.

Don't deliberately misunderstand me, despite your pals at Fox making big money doing it. You don't do it as well as they do.
Walter

Absecon, NJ

#17 Apr 30, 2013
Who the heck is Harvey Milk? Sounds like some queer.

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#18 Apr 30, 2013
Bob J 1440 wrote:
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This pi$$es me off…some guy is a hero because he died for his freaky sexual behavior…so now if a member of NAMBLA dies for the right to have sex with under age boys…is he a hero or just a NUT? I say they both need medical help!
What he did in bed has NOTHING to do with what he did for his constituents. Does it matter what any politician does in his or her own bedroom?

Harvey was incredibly supportive of his area's residents and fought for senior citizens and minorities, besides gay citizens.

NAMBLA is a splinter organization, not supported or approved of by any gay organization. They would never be allowed to march in any parades, or advertise in any gay publication, or anything like that.

Any public activity was abandoned in about 1980 or so. They have no center, nor meetings or anything at all for you to worry about.
Walter

Absecon, NJ

#20 Apr 30, 2013
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>What he did in bed has NOTHING to do with what he did for his constituents. Does it matter what any politician does in his or her own bedroom?
Harvey was incredibly supportive of his area's residents and fought for senior citizens and minorities, besides gay citizens.
NAMBLA is a splinter organization, not supported or approved of by any gay organization. They would never be allowed to march in any parades, or advertise in any gay publication, or anything like that.
Any public activity was abandoned in about 1980 or so. They have no center, nor meetings or anything at all for you to worry about.
You seem to know an awful lot about NAMBLA. Interesting and very, very telling.

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#21 Apr 30, 2013
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>Oh, suck it. You know very well what I mean. Denver is called 'Stapleton Denver'. Atlanta is 'Hartsfield Atlanta'. But then, some airports...Los Angeles International..LAX. I meant that it is nice when the city is mentioned at least.
I never said ALL airports are named after the city they are in. Never.
Don't deliberately misunderstand me, despite your pals at Fox making big money doing it. You don't do it as well as they do.
So which cities were Floyd Bennett Field and Roosevelt Field (both on Long Island) named for ?

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#22 Apr 30, 2013
Walter wrote:
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You seem to know an awful lot about NAMBLA. Interesting and very, very telling.
Of what?

We've been having to deal with inuendos such as yours for longer than you've been able to parrot them

btw, your statement was a fallacy called "Apophasis".

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#23 Apr 30, 2013
Governments create monuments to people whose effect on the populace they need to silence.

Harvey is still alive in the minds of the people of SF.
Felix

Jacksonville, FL

#24 Apr 30, 2013
Walter wrote:
Who the heck is Harvey Milk? Sounds like some queer.
He was a filthy queer that pissed one too many people off and paid the price.

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#25 Apr 30, 2013
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>Harvey Milk gave his LIFE defending ingrates like you.
You are not even ALLOWED to set foot in any airport named after him, ungrateful wretch.
My hero’s have names like Mahatma Gandhi, MLK, Malcolm X, Kennedy, Jefferson, Lincoln, Washington…I’ll have plenty of airports to go to…but I don’t fly anymore…getting x-rayed and felt up by TSA perverts just doesn’t do it for me…but I can see how it would appeal to you...

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#26 Apr 30, 2013
Curteese wrote:
<quoted text>What he did in bed has NOTHING to do with what he did for his constituents. Does it matter what any politician does in his or her own bedroom?
Harvey was incredibly supportive of his area's residents and fought for senior citizens and minorities, besides gay citizens.
NAMBLA is a splinter organization, not supported or approved of by any gay organization. They would never be allowed to march in any parades, or advertise in any gay publication, or anything like that.
Any public activity was abandoned in about 1980 or so. They have no center, nor meetings or anything at all for you to worry about.
You are right, I don’t care what you do in the privacy of your home…but…I don’t want it in my face unless it’s a babe…

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