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krabigirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-07-08 11:12 PM
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126. ugh...all I can say
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  -Southwest denies family travel (4 unruly kids) RamboLiberal  Jul-07-08 03:16 PM   #0 
  - Some police officers donated money?  Bluzmann57   Jul-07-08 03:18 PM   #1 
  - Do you really meet people with such simple opinions?  alcibiades_mystery   Jul-07-08 03:21 PM   #6 
     - I certainly do, and to bloody many of them are here on DU. n/t  TheMadMonk   Jul-07-08 07:10 PM   #83 
     - there's been some anti-cop crap on DU that is very disturbing  Skittles   Jul-07-08 08:08 PM   #99 
  - Psst. Head over to the lounge.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-07-08 03:19 PM   #2 
  - You would think the airlines would have to foot any bills the family incurred after being left  OhioBlues   Jul-07-08 03:19 PM   #3 
  - There really IS a Screaming Baby Airlines  tularetom   Jul-07-08 03:21 PM   #4 
  - I'm on Soutwest's side too  WriteDown   Jul-07-08 03:21 PM   #5 
  - What do you suggest? A martini? A Valium?  Sabriel   Jul-07-08 03:31 PM   #10 
  - Maybe just some benadryl....  WriteDown   Jul-07-08 03:36 PM   #13 
  - Benadryl is what we gave our kids before flying  joeglow3   Jul-07-08 04:38 PM   #40 
  - a grasshopper or two may be more to their liking.  pansypoo53219   Jul-07-08 05:25 PM   #54 
  - Some kids who take Benadryl  TXDemGal   Jul-07-08 07:36 PM   #91 
  - yeah I think diphenhydramine hcl is a chiral product  sui generis   Jul-08-08 04:25 PM   #189 
  - Benadryl has a paradoxical effect on ALOT of kids. It is a very  Ilsa   Jul-07-08 08:27 PM   #105 
     - It is important to know your kids reaction prior to the flight...  AnneD   Jul-07-08 09:39 PM   #119 
        - My son used to get sleepy with benadryl, but not anymore.  Ilsa   Jul-07-08 10:48 PM   #124 
  - Not all kids, only kids who have behavior issues that are hard to control  slackmaster   Jul-07-08 03:47 PM   #21 
  - I remember a flight where some kid kicked the back of my seat all  roguevalley   Jul-07-08 04:13 PM   #32 
     - I remember a flight when some elderly woman shoved the back of my seat all the way.  uppityperson   Jul-07-08 05:13 PM   #50 
     - I always get stuck behind a seat reclining person  LisaM   Jul-07-08 06:52 PM   #80 
     - If I were politely asked to not recline far, I probably would.  uppityperson   Jul-07-08 07:21 PM   #86 
     - I haven't figured out the best way to deal with it (the reclining)  LisaM   Jul-07-08 07:26 PM   #88 
        - Everyone's seat reclines, they don't have to ask permission.  uppityperson   Jul-07-08 09:37 PM   #117 
        - Not all of them do.  Angleae   Jul-08-08 04:32 AM   #147 
        - That is true, I missed that. Everyone's seat reclines except for the few that don't.  uppityperson   Jul-08-08 11:11 AM   #168 
        - That row is rigged not to recline.  SheilaT   Jul-09-08 08:24 AM   #220 
        - LOL, just a light punch. More like a push back. I think you misunderstand.  LisaM   Jul-08-08 11:54 AM   #171 
           - That device was banned by American Airlines (among others)  jberryhill   Jul-08-08 05:45 PM   #203 
        - You deal with my back problems....  jberryhill   Jul-08-08 12:31 AM   #137 
           - I sympathize  LisaM   Jul-08-08 11:57 AM   #172 
              - Here you go....  jberryhill   Jul-08-08 03:41 PM   #186 
     - the light thing was rude, but seat reclining?  nodehopper   Jul-07-08 08:49 PM   #110 
     - You need to ask for the seat puller then  izquierdista   Jul-08-08 03:33 PM   #185 
        - goddamned you  Horse with no Name   Jul-09-08 06:52 AM   #213 
     - its awful but then flying is hell anymore. I remember when it was great.  roguevalley   Jul-07-08 09:15 PM   #114 
     - Let's reminisce about that. I remember real silverware - cute little utensils  yardwork   Jul-08-08 02:43 PM   #175 
     - I actually remember getting dinner.  appleannie1   Jul-09-08 12:36 PM   #231 
     - Before Seats Were Spaced Roughly Equivalent to Slave Ship Accommodations  Demeter   Jul-08-08 04:59 AM   #148 
     - I've been on that train up to Edinburgh  LibertyLover   Jul-07-08 07:32 PM   #90 
     - Love the runon-sentence types  Posteritatis   Jul-07-08 08:16 PM   #103 
     - this was like fingernails on a chalkboard. I've never seen anything  roguevalley   Jul-07-08 09:14 PM   #113 
     - Hell, I was on a trans continental flight once on one of those jumbo jets  Lorien   Jul-07-08 10:42 PM   #123 
  - how about not flying at all...  Jack_DeLeon   Jul-07-08 06:49 PM   #79 
  - I think people just need to get over being bothered by kids on airlines  nodehopper   Jul-07-08 08:53 PM   #111 
  - I actually dont fly...  Jack_DeLeon   Jul-07-08 11:12 PM   #127 
  - right, and that is totally your choice  nodehopper   Jul-08-08 12:26 AM   #136 
  - Seriously. If you don't want "unruly" kids on your flight, take a private jet.  krabigirl   Jul-07-08 11:13 PM   #128 
  - Exactly !  Lifetimedem   Jul-08-08 02:52 PM   #177 
  - Normal kids, no. Autistic children - yes!  bitchkitty   Jul-08-08 11:20 AM   #169 
  - Doctors are not at all adverse to medicating children with  whereismyparty   Jul-08-08 06:08 PM   #204 
  - No it's for the adults silly............  Maraya1969   Jul-10-08 02:38 AM   #241 
  - ugh...all I can say  krabigirl   Jul-07-08 11:12 PM   #126 
  - Good for Southwest  high density   Jul-07-08 03:23 PM   #7 
  - I felt the same way until I read...  skooooo   Jul-07-08 03:29 PM   #9 
  - Not an excuse.  enlightenment   Jul-07-08 03:35 PM   #11 
  - Should have given them antihistimines..  skooooo   Jul-07-08 03:37 PM   #14 
  - In many children antihistamines have an opposite effect to what you'd  pnwmom   Jul-07-08 06:34 PM   #74 
     - By the age of those kids..  skooooo   Jul-07-08 06:47 PM   #78 
        - That comment shows you know very little about autism.  pnwmom   Jul-07-08 07:24 PM   #87 
        - Not with autistic kids. A moderately autistic child can be very unpredictable.  Ilsa   Jul-07-08 08:31 PM   #106 
  - I agree! Many parents just don't take responsibility for their children's behavior  kaygore   Jul-07-08 03:59 PM   #29 
  - Autistic tantrums don't last forever.  kiranon   Jul-07-08 06:16 PM   #72 
     - Thanks for your post, kiranon. As a parent of so-called "normal" children,  pnwmom   Jul-07-08 06:44 PM   #75 
     - No evidence these kids were having a tantrum.  antfarm   Jul-07-08 09:28 PM   #115 
     - That can be an autistic kid's tantrum.  knitter4democracy   Jul-09-08 10:17 PM   #236 
     - This brings up a question.  LWolf   Jul-09-08 08:11 AM   #217 
  - Autism can cause severe behavioral issues. I seriously doubt that  pnwmom   Jul-07-08 04:09 PM   #31 
  - Some autistic kids are also ADD  proud2Blib   Jul-07-08 05:22 PM   #53 
  - From the interview this morning on CNN.  enlightenment   Jul-07-08 05:57 PM   #64 
     - Doctors aren't handing out those diagnoses very easily any more.  Ilsa   Jul-07-08 08:43 PM   #108 
     - Please don't put words in my mouth.  enlightenment   Jul-08-08 12:19 AM   #134 
     - That's Just Plain Ignorant and Nuts  Demeter   Jul-08-08 05:10 AM   #149 
  - Perhaps you will be so fortunate to get a chance to find out.  kiranon   Jul-07-08 06:08 PM   #67 
  - Eh, I'm not so quick to believe that.  Stewie   Jul-07-08 03:50 PM   #22 
  - CP is not an emotion/behavioral/mental condition  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 06:01 PM   #65 
  - Bingo!  Lifetimedem   Jul-08-08 02:53 PM   #179 
  - Believe it or not  Lifetimedem   Jul-08-08 02:53 PM   #178 
     - Severely autistic children cannot always be taught to listen to anyone  LeftishBrit   Jul-09-08 07:27 AM   #215 
        - If the parents  Lifetimedem   Jul-09-08 08:37 PM   #234 
           - So where do they leave him?  LeftishBrit   Jul-10-08 02:19 AM   #239 
  - agreed - parents should have to go to school and get a license  sui generis   Jul-07-08 03:39 PM   #15 
  - I love you. nt  enlightenment   Jul-07-08 03:42 PM   #17 
  - Yeah!!  kestrel91316   Jul-07-08 04:17 PM   #34 
  - Damn straight! give then tasers and spray valium in their "newborn" packages also!  uppityperson   Jul-07-08 05:16 PM   #52 
  - Thank you for understanding children with disabilities  kiranon   Jul-07-08 05:45 PM   #61 
  - I'll be more gentle with you  sui generis   Jul-08-08 09:19 AM   #163 
  - Ugh  DarthDem   Jul-08-08 02:00 AM   #141 
  - grow up  sui generis   Jul-08-08 09:07 AM   #162 
  - The more out of control children I see  Lifetimedem   Jul-08-08 02:55 PM   #181 
  - "rugrats" . . . well, no one will accuse you of going overboard with your family values  DrDan   Jul-07-08 03:40 PM   #16 
     - I guess you haven't sat for a few hours on a plane in front of kids that are constantly screaming  high density   Jul-07-08 04:39 PM   #41 
     - oh I guess I have.  DrDan   Jul-07-08 05:27 PM   #55 
     - "Rugrat" can be a term of affection or derision depending on  hedgehog   Jul-07-08 07:44 PM   #93 
     - I certainly agree with that - but read the post  DrDan   Jul-07-08 07:49 PM   #94 
     - read post number 7 above  DrDan   Jul-07-08 07:57 PM   #95 
        - I have to admit that I agree with the poster that it's up to parents to  hedgehog   Jul-07-08 08:07 PM   #98 
           - How do you know they were kicking the seats?  DrDan   Jul-08-08 06:06 AM   #150 
              - I was referring to the other posts that indicate that children kicking the seats  hedgehog   Jul-08-08 10:51 AM   #166 
     - How do you know my tolerance level?  high density   Jul-08-08 08:55 AM   #160 
     - they need a no children section.  pansypoo53219   Jul-07-08 05:32 PM   #57 
     - stupid and being very inconsiderate?  nodehopper   Jul-07-08 08:58 PM   #112 
     - Well when you pump out the kids  high density   Jul-08-08 08:39 AM   #157 
     - yes, but parents can't always control their kids  nodehopper   Jul-08-08 07:51 PM   #209 
     - I don't understand where people get the idea that they're entitled to let their kids run wild.  Zhade   Jul-08-08 11:24 PM   #211 
        - my response wasn't to the OP's article  nodehopper   Jul-09-08 11:49 AM   #226 
     - I flew Frankfurt to New Delhi in front of an uncomfortable baby...  jberryhill   Jul-08-08 03:46 PM   #187 
     - I personally prefer "ankle biters"  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 06:08 PM   #68 
     - My mom calls them "curtain climbers"  slackmaster   Jul-07-08 06:12 PM   #70 
     - crumb snatchers.  tenaciousradical   Jul-08-08 07:06 AM   #156 
     - How old were they?  DrDan   Jul-07-08 07:13 PM   #85 
     - They were all school aged  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 08:10 PM   #100 
        - how do you know that  DrDan   Jul-08-08 06:31 AM   #154 
           - She was 7 -- all the articles I read said that  LostinVA   Jul-08-08 05:17 PM   #197 
              - I agree if there are no other circumstances - like CP at play  DrDan   Jul-08-08 05:29 PM   #198 
                 - CP should not affect a child's ability to behave  LostinVA   Jul-09-08 11:36 AM   #225 
                    - you would think - however please note the following from an earlier post of mine  DrDan   Jul-09-08 12:05 PM   #230 
     - hmmmmmm  DrDan   Jul-07-08 07:30 PM   #89 
     - WTF? CP doesn't cause mental retardation  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 08:13 PM   #101 
     - Local person has CP, gets around well except for ft drag and hand contraction.  uppityperson   Jul-07-08 09:43 PM   #121 
     - I believe the references I provided state a correlation  DrDan   Jul-08-08 06:17 AM   #152 
     - True; but sometiimes a brain injury at or before birth causes both.  LeftishBrit   Jul-09-08 07:33 AM   #216 
     - All children sometimes develop behavioral or emotional problems  uppityperson   Jul-07-08 09:39 PM   #118 
        - such as children with CP  DrDan   Jul-08-08 06:08 AM   #151 
     - In the navy community, we were all called "house apes." nt  MookieWilson   Jul-09-08 08:20 AM   #219 
     - Thanks Dr. Dan. Anyone who can't handle the crying should wear earplugs, IMO. nt  Ilsa   Jul-07-08 10:50 PM   #125 
        - I agree - time for adult to be adults  DrDan   Jul-08-08 06:43 AM   #155 
  - Let the kids have the run of the cabin  wtmusic   Jul-07-08 03:28 PM   #8 
  - I'm flying Southwest from now on.  Demobrat   Jul-07-08 03:35 PM   #12 
  - I knew there was a reason I prefer to fly on Southwest...n/t  kiva   Jul-07-08 03:45 PM   #18 
  - There are ways of keeping challenging children calm without using force  slackmaster   Jul-07-08 03:46 PM   #19 
  - They must have been really, really unruly  LisaM   Jul-07-08 03:47 PM   #20 
  - One of these children has autism, a severe behavioral disorder.  pnwmom   Jul-07-08 04:18 PM   #35 
  - I was just speaking in general terms  LisaM   Jul-07-08 04:30 PM   #38 
  - The mother SAYS he has autism.  bigworld   Jul-08-08 10:52 AM   #167 
  - Great post -- agree completely  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 06:10 PM   #69 
  - I've flown while my kid was acting up.  igil   Jul-07-08 03:52 PM   #23 
  - Who in the world flies from  hawthorne17   Jul-07-08 03:53 PM   #24 
  - That's Southwest's hub, isn't it?  Sabriel   Jul-07-08 03:56 PM   #26 
  - I was asked to go by way of Buffalo but I thought that  pokercat999   Jul-07-08 05:36 PM   #59 
     - I would have bought you lunch  Lifetimedem   Jul-08-08 02:57 PM   #182 
        - Sorry veggies only here, maybe a FAKE buffalo wing.  pokercat999   Jul-08-08 04:37 PM   #191 
  - Someone who can afford to fly on Southwest but not on Alaska Airlines?  slackmaster   Jul-07-08 03:56 PM   #27 
  - Cheap tickets.  mnhtnbb   Jul-07-08 03:57 PM   #28 
  - Stupid Airlines do - Amazing how out of the way they will fly you  RamboLiberal   Jul-07-08 04:04 PM   #30 
  - People who choose the lowest fare above anything else  high density   Jul-07-08 04:46 PM   #43 
  - Sometimes "folks" don't have any choice  Sabriel   Jul-07-08 07:05 PM   #82 
  - it's called a hub and spoke system.  QuestionAll   Jul-07-08 04:56 PM   #48 
  - Well . . .  DarthDem   Jul-08-08 02:09 AM   #142 
  - cheapest fare?  Retrograde   Jul-07-08 08:05 PM   #97 
  - It's tough to have kids with medical problems--BUT they don't belong  mnhtnbb   Jul-07-08 03:56 PM   #25 
  - What should families with disabled kids do?  Ilsa   Jul-07-08 08:47 PM   #109 
  - Years ago I flew LAX to Chicago at Christmas on American? or United?  kestrel91316   Jul-07-08 04:14 PM   #33 
  - You were delayed for hours on the ground, and a toddler  pnwmom   Jul-07-08 04:22 PM   #36 
  - Yep. We were ALL pretty much at the ends of our wits just with the weather  kestrel91316   Jul-07-08 04:25 PM   #37 
  - The child actually had a normal, predictable reaction to a huge stress.  pnwmom   Jul-07-08 06:31 PM   #73 
     - Actually, the child appeared to be a spoiled brat, as evidenced by the  kestrel91316   Jul-07-08 08:03 PM   #96 
        - Um...the kid was a toddler.  krabigirl   Jul-07-08 11:16 PM   #130 
           - You had to be there. There was a MAJOR problem with the parents  kestrel91316   Jul-08-08 01:02 PM   #173 
  - Seriously. It's obvious the poster doesn't have kids. A toddler - hello?!  krabigirl   Jul-07-08 11:15 PM   #129 
  - When that happened on a flight I was on, I got out my frog puppet.  knitter4democracy   Jul-09-08 10:19 PM   #237 
     - so why don't the PARENTS distract them then? n/t  Scout   Jul-10-08 10:49 AM   #242 
        - They do, but it doesn't always work.  knitter4democracy   Jul-10-08 01:07 PM   #243 
  - fuckin Autistic kid ruined it for everyone else....  happygoluckytoyou   Jul-07-08 04:31 PM   #39 
  - Yeah, damn it for expecting parents to control their kids  high density   Jul-07-08 04:45 PM   #42 
     - why argue with me..... i said the bastard kid was at fault  happygoluckytoyou   Jul-07-08 05:44 PM   #60 
     - Why such language about a child with a disability?  kiranon   Jul-07-08 05:53 PM   #62 
     - I have an autistic kid. It isn't that easy to know how they  Ilsa   Jul-07-08 08:34 PM   #107 
  - did it occur to anyone  MrsBrady   Jul-07-08 04:49 PM   #44 
  - Erm, why is it our or the crew's responsibility to parent another person's children?  high density   Jul-07-08 04:50 PM   #45 
  - so what, are you saying...  MrsBrady   Jul-07-08 04:53 PM   #47 
  - Autistic children respond well to calmness but not to anger.  kiranon   Jul-07-08 05:55 PM   #63 
  - Have you ever heard "it takes a village"?  pnwmom   Jul-07-08 06:47 PM   #76 
     - Give me a break  high density   Jul-08-08 08:44 AM   #158 
        - Nope, that's not what I'm suggesting. All I'm suggesting is that people  pnwmom   Jul-08-08 09:03 AM   #161 
  - There is also a level of paranoia --  Tansy_Gold   Jul-07-08 05:15 PM   #51 
  - That hadn't occurred to me  LanternWaste   Jul-07-08 05:34 PM   #58 
  - Probably not.  LanternWaste   Jul-07-08 05:28 PM   #56 
  - How do you know that no one offered?  enlightenment   Jul-07-08 06:14 PM   #71 
  - 1. They shouldn't have left them stranded, 2. They should have kicked them off the flight and told  superconnected   Jul-07-08 04:51 PM   #46 
  - While the policy may or may not have been reasonable  LanternWaste   Jul-07-08 04:58 PM   #49 
  - GOOD -- unsafe and unfair  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 06:05 PM   #66 
  - I'd hate to be locked up in a confined place totally without any control and having rowdy people...  Jack_DeLeon   Jul-07-08 06:47 PM   #77 
  - I was traveling with an infant from KC to Tampa  KCdemocrat   Jul-07-08 07:02 PM   #81 
     - Babies can't help something like that -- older kids should behave  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 07:10 PM   #84 
     - Nonsense! Autism is a spectrum disorder - it varies with each child.  kiranon   Jul-07-08 11:37 PM   #131 
     - I have no problem with infants  Retrograde   Jul-07-08 08:13 PM   #102 
     - how did hh react to the noise?  Hannah Bell   Jul-07-08 09:56 PM   #122 
     - Very calm,  KCdemocrat   Jul-08-08 12:22 AM   #135 
     - Noise is one thing, these kids were a danger to the flight  marshall   Jul-08-08 01:31 PM   #174 
  - Re: unruly kids.  cliss   Jul-07-08 07:37 PM   #92 
  - My husband and I sat in the passenger lounge at Newark and watched  hedgehog   Jul-07-08 08:21 PM   #104 
  - Some autistic kids can get quite frantic when their routine is disrupted  sfexpat2000   Jul-08-08 01:13 AM   #140 
  - yeah, and maybe the other kids picked up on that  renate   Jul-08-08 02:55 AM   #144 
     - Resolving a safety issue or even a behavioral issue  sfexpat2000   Jul-08-08 03:04 AM   #146 
  - I had a long flight with LeftyKid when he was two, so I kept him up real late the night before.  LeftyMom   Jul-08-08 05:13 PM   #196 
  - One of the children is autistic. Another has cerebral palsy.  MadMaddie   Jul-07-08 09:29 PM   #116 
  - But many or most planes have special seating areas for wealthy customers  New Dawn   Jul-07-08 09:42 PM   #120 
     - Bingo.  sfexpat2000   Jul-08-08 01:00 AM   #139 
     - Southwest Doesn't  DarthDem   Jul-08-08 02:14 AM   #143 
     - Those seats are bolted down and can be re-arranged.  sfexpat2000   Jul-08-08 03:01 AM   #145 
     - Not everyone who flies first class is wealthy  marshall   Jul-08-08 02:54 PM   #180 
     - Actually...  jberryhill   Jul-08-08 03:50 PM   #188 
     - Yes it does..  MadMaddie   Jul-08-08 07:49 PM   #208 
  - One point that has not been made here..  Fumesucker   Jul-07-08 11:50 PM   #132 
  - Too bad parents can't smack autistic children any more.  sfexpat2000   Jul-08-08 12:57 AM   #138 
  - What part of "normal" children do you fail to understand?  Fumesucker   Jul-08-08 06:19 AM   #153 
  - Unbelievable, isn't it?  PA Democrat   Jul-09-08 08:19 AM   #218 
  - What do you propose? A board with a nail, or a cat-o-nine-tails?  Zhade   Jul-08-08 11:36 PM   #212 
     - Actually I prefer a bullwhip..  Fumesucker   Jul-09-08 07:19 AM   #214 
  - Everything (most things in fact) are not black-and-white  Mind_your_head   Jul-08-08 12:11 AM   #133 
  - Hoo-boy.  JNelson6563   Jul-08-08 08:48 AM   #159 
  - the funniest part about this thread  sui generis   Jul-08-08 09:37 AM   #164 
     - "you can't just show up on a thread and bite someone and turn them into...zombies"  ContraBass Black   Jul-08-08 11:54 AM   #170 
     - lol  nam78_two   Jul-08-08 03:03 PM   #183 
  - This doesnt happen often enough...  n0nesuch   Jul-08-08 10:00 AM   #165 
  - People have a responsibility  Lifetimedem   Jul-08-08 02:50 PM   #176 
  - I agree. On the one hand we feel for the family that was stranded  question everything   Jul-08-08 03:09 PM   #184 
  - They were DISABLED. Jeez, how can anyone take SW's side in this??  Taverner   Jul-08-08 04:35 PM   #190 
  - It doesn't matter whether the kids are disabled or not. Can you imagine  hedgehog   Jul-08-08 04:44 PM   #192 
     - Have the parents subdue them, but this is plain discrimination  Taverner   Jul-08-08 04:50 PM   #193 
        - They weren't kicked off because of a disease or condition they have,  hedgehog   Jul-08-08 04:51 PM   #194 
           - Ask any parent of an autistic child how easy it is to control their kid  Taverner   Jul-08-08 04:59 PM   #195 
              - If she couldn't control her child, she shouldn't have brought him onto the plane.  hedgehog   Jul-08-08 05:32 PM   #199 
              - That's just cold - so Autistic children should never fly?  Taverner   Jul-08-08 05:35 PM   #200 
              - Anyone who is not capable of sitting down and strapping in as instructed  hedgehog   Jul-08-08 06:21 PM   #205 
                 - FINALLY!  Robb   Jul-08-08 07:28 PM   #207 
              - Autistic children's behaviour is not necessarily consistent  LeftishBrit   Jul-10-08 02:25 AM   #240 
              - I figured she was tending to the autistic and CP kids and the other two were wreaking havoc  marshall   Jul-08-08 05:37 PM   #201 
  - I'm amazed that people will go on television and prove themselves to be such idiots  marshall   Jul-08-08 05:42 PM   #202 
  - Fuck Southwest.  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-08-08 06:59 PM   #206 
  - Considering Southwest skipped 30 MONTHS OF SAFETY CHECKS, this family should feel lucky.  Zhade   Jul-08-08 11:16 PM   #210 
  - Do any of you siding with Southwest understand what CP or Autism is?  apnu   Jul-09-08 08:29 AM   #221 
  - It doesn't matter what medical conditions the children have  slackmaster   Jul-09-08 09:48 AM   #222 
     - Really? you were there witnessing this real danger?  apnu   Jul-09-08 10:13 AM   #223 
     - According to eyewitnesses....  marshall   Jul-09-08 10:28 AM   #224 
     - The article I read said the children refused to take their seats and fasten their seat belts  slackmaster   Jul-09-08 11:57 AM   #229 
     - WHAT DANGER?  nodehopper   Jul-09-08 11:50 AM   #227 
        - A person who is not seat-belted on an aircraft in flight can become a missile  slackmaster   Jul-09-08 11:56 AM   #228 
  - Raised 7 kids and could take them anywhere, without resorting to meds.  appleannie1   Jul-09-08 12:46 PM   #232 
  - Everyone's focusing on the autistic kid but there were 3  Phoonzang   Jul-09-08 01:48 PM   #233 
  - And this is why I always travel with a puppet in my carryon.  knitter4democracy   Jul-09-08 10:15 PM   #235 
  - The dilemma: A family of six vs. a planeload of other passengers.  AngryOldDem   Jul-09-08 10:28 PM   #238 
 

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