My “Where Were You When” Story

“The graveyard shift requires a gentle soul to soothe the sleepless to sleep or keep them company until tagging with the Morning Report team.” ~? My intention in writing this post is not to relive the horror. I have done that far too often, reading every report and watching every video. I am in hiding … Continue reading My “Where Were You When” Story

HEY S.E.C., WHAT ABOUT ICAHN? #CarlToo

Is anyone surprised to learn Carl Icahn may be guilty of insider trading? Icahn resigned his assignment in the White House as “Special Advisor” in August prior to the publication of a story, in The New Yorker, that exposed his use of the position to protect his holdings. Like Trump, Icahn had done nothing to … Continue reading HEY S.E.C., WHAT ABOUT ICAHN? #CarlToo

Theories on 911, 16 Years Later

Every year since 2001, 9/11 does a number on my head. The events of that day changed the way many people, myself included, look at the world. It wasn't really the day I became a cynic, but that day took my cynicism to a new level.  I have been an Airline employee since 1991. Yes, … Continue reading Theories on 911, 16 Years Later

Carl Icahn #7 to Trump’s #8

Carl Icahn, the latest rat tired of winning, is jumping ship. It took this billionaire 210 days to realize the Trump ship named "So Much Winning" isn't seaworthy.  Icahn and Trump share a bit of notoriety. Both hold a place on— "The 10 Worst People on Forbes 2013 Billionaire List" The list includes drug lords, … Continue reading Carl Icahn #7 to Trump’s #8

Opinion of an Airline Employee

United Airlines is having a bad month. Actually that statement is mild— they're in the middle of a public relations nightmare.  https://youtu.be/rVQcXR2HVhw Viral videos circulating this week of a passenger dragged off an oversold airplane, and the photos of his bloodied face after hitting a few armrests along the way, have sent twitter a flutter … Continue reading Opinion of an Airline Employee

The Days of Visa-less Travel 

Call it retaliation or call it reciprocity, the cause and effect is the same. The cause is Donald Trump's January 27,2017 decision to the suspend United States participation in the visa waiver program with Europe, and the effect is the European Parliament's vote on Thursday resulting in an end to their part in the visa … Continue reading The Days of Visa-less Travel