Category Archives: flying

“That’s why I blinged them well up.”

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Cover the earth

create your own visited country map Coloring in Paraguay tomorrow, so I’m counting it. This is my ultra-conservative map. Ninety four countries. I once counted over 100, but there are several African countries I think I’ve been to, but no … Continue reading

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unionism, liberalism, and managed perception

Imagine if your job were set up in such a way that your value within the company rose over time, yet that value could not be extracted and put to work at any other company. For example, you’ve been working … Continue reading

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A new way for the rich to be rich

Superjumbo ends historic flight – CNN.com The airline says its jets will set a “new standard for luxury and comfort,” fitted with 399 economy seats, 60 business seats and 12 Givenchy-designed “suites” featuring a flat bed behind sliding doors. Thank … Continue reading

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Live birdies!

A remote cam 70 feet in the air in Maine watches birdies sit and tweet and occasionally fly off. Baby birdies are in there, too; at least one was borneded this week.

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Brand X Airlines

This entry has been changed since I can’t depersonalize it enough to guarantee maintenance of total anonymity, which is vital since I don’t get paid. So screw it. It’s the mark of a worker-controlled company if that company will give … Continue reading

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the tidy world of Bill Maher

I was watching the Bill Maher show the other day. During the call-in segment; one caller asked Bill (and Arianna Huffington, apparently his usual guest) how they felt about the “new bailout” for the airlines. Arianna, who somehow became pro-worker … Continue reading

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