Pilot, plane sought after 2 Air Force F-16s collide off South Carolina coast
There are 18 comments on the The Hartford Courant story from Oct 16, 2009, titled Pilot, plane sought after 2 Air Force F-16s collide off South Carolina coast. In it, The Hartford Courant reports that:
Crews were searching the Atlantic Ocean early Friday for an F-16 fighter pilot off the coast of South Carolina after two jets collided during night training exercises.
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“Go away hypocrites!”
Since: Dec 08
#1 Oct 16, 2009
ONCE AGAIN topix censored itself!!!!
Why was yesterday's subject pulled again?
"MCCAIN STRATEGIST DEFENDS PALIN AS 2008 PRESIDENTIAL CHOICE"
Too many truthful comments about her? I see have you picked up the ploy from FOX.
Come on boys, nads not big enough?
“image gallery of moenjodaro”
Since: Jan 06
#2 Oct 16, 2009
Crews searched more than 750 square miles of the Atlantic on Friday for an F-16 fighter pilot whose plane hit another fighter mid-air during night training exercises off the South Carolina coast.
#4 Oct 16, 2009
yours are in a jar
go to the gay marriage topic
“Go away hypocrites!”
Since: Dec 08
#5 Oct 16, 2009
So you don't have the answer either....AND is it ok when the posts aren't having the proper "dustup" that is intended?
#6 Oct 16, 2009
Heavily congested public air routes full of private planes and helicopters probably have less than 1% of the mid air collisions that our military has and they got all those billions of dollars in fancy equipment.
Since: Mar 07
#7 Oct 16, 2009
The wouldn't let me post my original term for you "idi0t", so I'll have to rephrase it.
Worthless unintelligent life form.
#8 Oct 16, 2009
the question was totally off topic
two air force people died and two expensive airplanes were lost
thats my money and their lives
i dont have the answer and you dont have a clue
#9 Oct 16, 2009
corection one air force pilot is missing
one f16 splashed
did he punch out in time?
#11 Oct 16, 2009
Check the frequency of crashes.
It's true. The air force has the public sector beat on crashes and mid air crashes when in comparison they have the skies to themselves compared to the congestion of civilian air routes packed with private planes and helicopters and they have no where near the equipment and skill as the Air Force does to avoid crashes.
#12 Oct 16, 2009
thats an uninformed comment ...the aircraft involved are far more dangerous to fly and operate
go to an air show or watch the crashes on utube
do those aircraft look like 757s?
of course shuttles don't blow up either
#16 Oct 16, 2009
You lose on both quantity and quality.
#17 Oct 16, 2009
I'm sure you have gotten the statements from Social Security
admin with the payments you made over the years .
If you roll that up in a tube you know what you can do with it.
Incidentally , KY now makes a jam.
#18 Oct 16, 2009
OK ...now whos' money is it again?
Florida Democrat U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson wants Americans to help him block Congress from confirming the Chairman of the Federal Reserve to his second term unless he hands over documents relating to the bailouts of financial institutions, including the rescue of Bear Stearns.
In the "Unmask the Fed" campaign, Grayson calls on constituents to sign petitions demanding that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke "come clean" before senators re-confirm his appointment to the helm of the Federal Reserve.
Grayson wants access to the Bear Stearns rescue paperwork as well as the details of which financial institutions received $1.2 trillion in bailout money, how much each institution received, and what was promised in return. He's also seeking Fed documents that discuss the Bank of America/Merrill Lynch merger, transcripts of Open Market Meeting minutes, and the terms and conditions of Fed transactions not reflected in balance sheets from the past three years.
"[T]he Senate should know who got the $2 trillion the Federal Reserve has lent out over the last two years," the petition reads. "Only then will the Senate be able to judge whether he should keep his job."
#19 Oct 16, 2009
oh and carrier landings are the most dangerous thing
to do but not as dangerous as a night time landing
blue angles frequently fly in close formation
incidentally, nasa is laying off so prospects for you don't look good
#20 Oct 16, 2009
methinks that you dont even have a job
why should I prove you wrong based on some delusional hypothetical?
if your revenge fantasy is to see people get taken away for embezzling money here read this .....
NEW YORK (TheStreet)-- Even as Oliver Stone shoots scenes from his Wall Street sequel in Manhattan's financial district, hedge-fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, one of the nation's wealthiest people, was arrested Friday on charges of insider trading.
Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon hedge fund, is alleged to have conspired with six other people to make illegal trades -- some of which involved shares of Google(GOOG Quote) and IBM(IBM Quote)-- that brought in $20 million in profits, according to prosecutors in the U.S. attorney's office for the Southern District of New York.
that's why google crashed a couple of summers ago
#21 Oct 16, 2009
well gee wally ....maybe you should work at best buy
A man trying to pay a fee using $2 bills was arrested, handcuffed and taken to jail after clerks at a Best Buy store questioned the currency's legitimacy and called police.
According to an account in the Baltimore Sun, 57-year-old Mike Bolesta was shocked to find himself taken to the Baltimore County lockup in Cockeysville, Md., where he was handcuffed to a pole for three hours while the U.S. Secret Service was called to weigh in on the case.
Bolesta told the Sun: "I am 6 feet 5 inches tall, and I felt like 8 inches high. To be handcuffed, to have all those people looking on, to be cuffed to a pole and to know you haven't done anything wrong. And me, with a brother, Joe, who spent 33 years on the city police force. It was humiliating."
After Best Buy personnel reportedly told Bolesta he would not be charged for the installation of a stereo in his son's car, he received a call from the store saying it was in fact charging him the fee. As a means of protest, Bolesta decided to pay the $114 bill using 57 crisp, new $2 bills.
As the owner of Capital City Student Tours, the Baltimore resident has a hearty supply of the uncommon currency. He often gives the bills to students who take his tours for meal money.
"The kids don't see that many $2 bills, so they think this is the greatest thing in the world," Bolesta says. "They don't want to spend 'em. They want to save 'em. I've been doing this since I started the company. So I'm thinking,'I'll stage my little comic protest. I'll pay the $114 with $2 bills.'"
Bolesta explained what happened when he presented the bills to the cashier at Best Buy Feb. 20.
"She looked at the $2 bills and told me,'I don't have to take these if I don't want to.' I said,'If you don't, I'm leaving. I've tried to pay my bill twice. You don't want these bills, you can sue me.' So she took the money like she's doing me a favor."
Bolesta says the cashier marked each bill with a pen. Other store employees began to gather, a few of them asking, "Are these real?"
"Of course they are," Bolesta said. "They're legal tender."
According to the Sun report, the police arrest report noted one employee noticed some smearing of ink on the bills. That's when the cops were called. One officer reportedly noticed the bills ran in sequential order.
Said Bolesta: "I told them,'I'm a tour operator. I've got thousands of these bills. I get them from my bank. You got a problem, call the bank.' I'm sitting there in a chair. The store's full of people watching this. All of a sudden, he's standing me up and handcuffing me behind my back, telling me,'We have to do this until we get it straightened out.'
"Meanwhile, everybody's looking at me. I've lived here 18 years. I'm hoping my kids don't walk in and see this. And I'm saying,'I can't believe you're doing this. I'm paying with legal American money.'"
Bolesta was taken to the lockup, where he sat handcuffed to a pole and in leg irons while the Secret Service was called.
"At this point," he says, "I'm a mass murderer."
Secret Service agent Leigh Turner eventually arrived and declared the bills legitimate, adding, according to the police report, "Sometimes ink on money can smear."
Commenting on the incident, Baltimore County police spokesman Bill Toohey told the Sun: "It's a sign that we're all a little nervous in the post-9/11 world."
“The Buybull is innerrrent.”
Since: Jun 08
#23 Oct 17, 2009
Stooopit and unncessary behavior is part and parcel of why these military crashes occur. For example, if their air show displays are so dangerous, then why do it?(Ignorant testosterone wants to impress the salivating, clueless sheeple.)
Nobody said the space shuttles are safer than commercial flights. We all know they're incredible dangerous, even moreso than these roid rage, alcoholic, Air Force, fratboy pilots are.
At least we hear less about the rapes at the Air Force Academy these days. Praiz!
#24 Oct 18, 2009
Here's another one:
Quick! Go vent your hate and derangement liberal!
And - don't watch Fox! You might see the truth/both sides of a story! Eeewwww!
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