I’m not even clear what “racks and trays” are in the context of landing gear. (“Overhead bins” and “tray tables” I know, but this must be different.)
Still, I like this quote:
“When Total Air Group first encountered the WheelTug concept, we were amazed by the opportunities to help streamline airline operations and reduce wear […]
Let’s start with this: Right now, the trade playing field is tilted badly against America. Our markets are almost entirely open – I believe the average tariff we levy on imports is just 1.4% — while the countries we trade with are not nearly so welcoming. Their average import duties are three or four times as high […]
Closing at $11 Friday, CISG has doubled in the 16 months since suggested here. I’d like to think it may double again over the next few years, but this would be an obvious time to sell half and, with house money, see what happens with the rest.
To fund that CISG purchase, I […]
My esteemed friend Mel, who seems to attract good stuff floating around the Internet the way I attract no-see-ums, passed on these cautionary tales. Personally, I plan never again to leave my house.
1. LONG-TERM PARKING:
A family left their car in the long-term parking at San Jose while away, and someone broke into the car. Using the […]
Frigid as the Northeast was this past winter, Bloomberg News tells us this was actually the planet’s hottest start to a year of any on record — with an animated chart and everything. (Marco Rubio tells us the climate’s changing — it’s always changing — but there’s nothing we should be doing about […]
Dr. Stephen Tobias: “We saw a screening of Soft Vengeance; Albie Sachs and the New South Africa recently at Boalt Hall, with the subject and the film maker. Wow. This 7-minute BBC interview is a taste of it. There’s also a book. Albie — everyone calls him that — was a South African freedom fighter […]
The young senator promises bold ideas for a “new American Century” — like opposing the new relationship with Cuba, oppposing marriage equality, opposing the comprehensive immigration reform he helped broker before he decided to run for president — and like, certainly, that newest of bold Republican ideas: lowering taxes for the rich. Specifically, lowering […]
I first heard them in Vancouver at TED . . . then went last weekend to hear them in Brooklyn . . . and you can hear them, here, free, from the comfort of your own easy chair. Moon Hooch!
And now this:
Why Americans Are Screwed and Europeans Are Not
The U.S. […]
I am neutral among all the fine Democrats contemplating a run for President. Truly.
In 2008, the Obama folks were all certain the DNC was in the tank for Clinton; the Clinton folks were all certain we were in the tank for Obama. Which suggested we did a pretty good job of remaining neutral. (It […]
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If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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