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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-07-08 01:21 PM
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25. you win Today's Best Response!
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  -Woman and children booted off Southwest Flight michele77  Jul-07-08 11:56 AM   #0 
  - News article for those who are video-averse...  kay1864   Jul-07-08 12:02 PM   #1 
  - Ah, thanks...n/t  michele77   Jul-07-08 12:04 PM   #2 
  - Thank you  China_cat   Jul-07-08 12:07 PM   #4 
  - You are a credit to the human race, and I thank you.  Zavulon   Jul-07-08 08:57 PM   #88 
  - you'd think there would be some understanding of folks with kids with  tigereye   Jul-07-08 12:07 PM   #3 
  - special needs or not...  michele77   Jul-07-08 12:11 PM   #5 
     - And we're off.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-07-08 12:15 PM   #8 
     - Move over.  Gilligan   Jul-07-08 12:49 PM   #17 
     - Would you like something to drink?  Midlodemocrat   Jul-07-08 12:49 PM   #19 
     - I need an  Gilligan   Jul-07-08 12:51 PM   #21 
     - Sorry, I got it first  tavalon   Jul-08-08 08:06 AM   #110 
     - yeah I shouldn't have said anything- no one really knows what happened  tigereye   Jul-07-08 12:49 PM   #18 
     - .  Midlodemocrat   Jul-07-08 12:50 PM   #20 
     - likewise, my friend...  tigereye   Jul-07-08 12:54 PM   #22 
     - Working with special need's children is eye-opening  truedelphi   Jul-07-08 03:05 PM   #46 
        - I think that the paranoia people have about flying now and fear of anomalies -  tigereye   Jul-07-08 10:14 PM   #94 
     - Hey, pass it up here to the nosebleed seats!  KitchenWitch   Jul-07-08 01:19 PM   #24 
     - Here you go.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-07-08 02:45 PM   #40 
     - When I read this at lunch, I prayed this would be on DU!!!!!!  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 05:41 PM   #63 
     - maniac children?  Fran Kubelik   Jul-07-08 12:21 PM   #10 
     - We're fighting them over there so we don't have to fight them here.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-07-08 02:46 PM   #41 
     - HOpe the case gets thrown out. nt  raccoon   Jul-07-08 02:32 PM   #37 
     - so we should take your personal neuroses (fear of flying) into account  lionesspriyanka   Jul-07-08 02:44 PM   #39 
     - Fear of flying is not an actual problem? Can a thread that's  hedgehog   Jul-07-08 07:49 PM   #84 
        - fear of flying is a phobia, far easier dealt with than cerebral palsy or autism  lionesspriyanka   Jul-08-08 08:14 AM   #115 
     - She has an autistic child  tavalon   Jul-08-08 08:07 AM   #111 
  - Threatening behavior?  crim son   Jul-07-08 12:14 PM   #6 
  - you win Today's Best Response!  KitchenWitch   Jul-07-08 01:21 PM   #25 
     - Thank you, thank you (modestly)  crim son   Jul-07-08 02:03 PM   #34 
  - this is another instance of petty citizens who have the imprimatur of governmental authority  datasuspect   Jul-07-08 12:15 PM   #7 
  - wow. very well said. nt  Fran Kubelik   Jul-07-08 12:20 PM   #9 
  - we live in a very mean, punishment-oriented, snitch culture  datasuspect   Jul-07-08 12:22 PM   #11 
     - some people  Fran Kubelik   Jul-07-08 12:29 PM   #14 
  - The children were not staying in their seats  JoDog   Jul-07-08 01:52 PM   #33 
  - This mom has a child with autism and another with cerebral palsy.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-07-08 02:47 PM   #42 
  - We're presuming  JoDog   Jul-08-08 09:58 AM   #123 
  - Buckle them in??  skooooo   Jul-07-08 03:32 PM   #49 
     - It's not just not wanting them to run around  MountainLaurel   Jul-07-08 04:58 PM   #62 
  - you = wind beneath my wings  PeaceNikki   Jul-07-08 06:02 PM   #71 
  - Exactly!  tavalon   Jul-08-08 08:10 AM   #113 
  - They act like a fairly dysfunctional and socially inept group of people  Rabrrrrrr   Jul-07-08 12:25 PM   #12 
  - HOw did you figure that one out?  in search of sanity   Jul-07-08 12:44 PM   #15 
  - I came to that conclusion through observation from the video.  Rabrrrrrr   Jul-07-08 01:23 PM   #27 
     - What on the video led you to that conclusion?  in search of sanity   Jul-07-08 01:26 PM   #28 
        - Are you kidding me?  El Fuego   Jul-08-08 11:20 AM   #129 
  - i get the same gut feeling as you do about this group.  musette_sf   Jul-07-08 01:14 PM   #23 
  - Antihistamines?  Winebrat   Jul-07-08 12:26 PM   #13 
  - That's the best solution.  skooooo   Jul-07-08 03:34 PM   #51 
  - We've sedated our kid each time we've gone on a flight since  tavalon   Jul-08-08 08:14 AM   #116 
  - Anti-histamines sometimes hype kids up. Depends on the kid.  uppityperson   Jul-07-08 06:19 PM   #75 
  - Can't we just start gassing the entire passenger compartment  DS1   Jul-07-08 12:46 PM   #16 
  - Works for me  BlueDogDemocratNH   Jul-07-08 01:30 PM   #29 
  - Here's a better idea...  Gormy Cuss   Jul-07-08 01:45 PM   #32 
  - Yes, with Vikane (sulfuryl fluoride)  bob_weaver   Jul-08-08 01:13 PM   #138 
  - Isn't there booze on those flights?  johnnie   Jul-07-08 01:23 PM   #26 
  - A "threatening behavior"?  KamaAina   Jul-07-08 01:42 PM   #30 
  - Second person with autism to be kicked off a flight in the past couple of weeks  KamaAina   Jul-07-08 01:45 PM   #31 
  - I get annoyed by unruly kids as much as the next person but geez, how many of these  grace0418   Jul-07-08 02:16 PM   #35 
  - agreed. clearly these people took another flight, without incident.  lionesspriyanka   Jul-07-08 02:49 PM   #43 
  - And if you read more about this  kiva   Jul-07-08 03:41 PM   #53 
  - I guess the thing we'll never know for sure (without having been there) is whether or  grace0418   Jul-07-08 03:45 PM   #56 
     - Actually, I was responding to a message about a previous situation  kiva   Jul-07-08 03:52 PM   #57 
     - This brings to mind the guy that Amtrak thought was  truedelphi   Jul-07-08 06:05 PM   #72 
        - Exactly. You don't strand people. That's just a suck.  grace0418   Jul-08-08 10:13 AM   #126 
  - Each time I'm tempted to travel on that airline, another one of these stories appears.  Gormy Cuss   Jul-07-08 07:35 PM   #80 
  - If the kids were running around, that could definitely be a safety issue.  janesez   Jul-07-08 02:24 PM   #36 
  - But to leave the family *stranded*?  Mad_Dem_X   Jul-07-08 02:42 PM   #38 
     - Stranding them definitely went too far. But it is a safety issue with the kids.  Winebrat   Jul-07-08 02:57 PM   #45 
  - how are an autistic 10yr old and 7yr old with cerebral palsy dangerous?  crimsonblue   Jul-07-08 02:49 PM   #44 
  - Emergency exits are designed to be easily opened.  exothermic   Jul-07-08 03:29 PM   #48 
  - Easily? No.  in search of sanity   Jul-07-08 03:37 PM   #52 
  - I simply implied that kids running loose pose a danger.  exothermic   Jul-07-08 04:34 PM   #59 
  - Welcome to DU, exothermic  Winebrat   Jul-07-08 03:42 PM   #55 
     - Thank you!  exothermic   Jul-07-08 04:35 PM   #60 
  - They could hurt themselves..  skooooo   Jul-07-08 03:33 PM   #50 
  - If the mother had just put them on leashes none of this would have happened...  likesmountains 52   Jul-07-08 03:25 PM   #47 
  - Exactly. Multiple leashes like professional dog walkers use.  PelosiFan   Jul-07-08 03:41 PM   #54 
  - hehehehehehe  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 05:47 PM   #67 
  - My thoughts exactly  Hardhead   Jul-07-08 06:18 PM   #74 
  - .  PeaceNikki   Jul-07-08 07:36 PM   #81 
     - love it!  likesmountains 52   Jul-07-08 07:49 PM   #83 
  - The sister is a meth head...  snooper2   Jul-07-08 03:57 PM   #58 
  - Well, I'll be flamed mightily for this  Godlesscommieprevert   Jul-07-08 04:47 PM   #61 
  - I'm just tired of people ALWAYS having an excuse for bratty kids.  AngryOldDem   Jul-07-08 05:44 PM   #65 
  - Not as trashy as making fun of a family w/2 handicapped children.  Tinman   Jul-07-08 05:47 PM   #66 
  - The poster wasn't mocking handicapped kids  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 05:52 PM   #69 
  - No, I agree with you  LostinVA   Jul-07-08 05:50 PM   #68 
  - No flames here.  distantearlywarning   Jul-07-08 05:59 PM   #70 
  - Totally.  janesez   Jul-07-08 06:43 PM   #76 
  - I see that the sister looks like she is missing some teeth...  Fran Kubelik   Jul-07-08 07:10 PM   #77 
  - I'd flame you if I thought it would matter.  Gormy Cuss   Jul-07-08 07:39 PM   #82 
  - I think you've hit the nail on the head here  Connonym   Jul-07-08 10:51 PM   #95 
     - What gets me are the assessments that it must be the mother's fault, based on a short video.  Gormy Cuss   Jul-07-08 11:21 PM   #102 
  - Having ill behaved out of control kids is not confined to the  hedgehog   Jul-07-08 07:55 PM   #85 
  - Nothing wrong with living in a trailer park.  RebelOne   Jul-08-08 06:40 AM   #106 
  - I'd be afraid  stuntcat   Jul-07-08 09:33 PM   #93 
  - Do you have the same feelings about black trash?  jobycom   Jul-08-08 01:17 AM   #104 
  - No flames here  nomad1776   Jul-08-08 09:04 AM   #117 
  - They struck me as not having a ton of cash, but not trashy.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-08-08 09:52 AM   #120 
  - Where's the Baby Benadryl when you need it????  peacefreak   Jul-07-08 05:44 PM   #64 
  - Two words:  bob_weaver   Jul-07-08 06:16 PM   #73 
  - The airlines are damned if they do and damned if they don't.  ocelot   Jul-07-08 07:17 PM   #78 
  - Dramamine  NC_Nurse   Jul-07-08 07:18 PM   #79 
  - Is it possible these parents are just jerks?  turtlensue   Jul-07-08 08:42 PM   #86 
  - Is it possible the airline employees are just jerks?  Iggo   Jul-08-08 09:14 AM   #118 
  - Wow, I wouldn't have called that threatening behavior.  mutley_r_us   Jul-07-08 08:55 PM   #87 
  - Without being on the flight and not knowing everything that happened,  Zavulon   Jul-07-08 09:08 PM   #89 
  - Greyhound Lines are made for people like these.  NYC_SKP   Jul-07-08 09:10 PM   #90 
  - elitist much?  Connonym   Jul-07-08 10:54 PM   #96 
  - I go along with that.  NYC_SKP   Jul-07-08 11:03 PM   #98 
  - Actually, Condition of Carriage rules  enlightenment   Jul-08-08 01:38 AM   #105 
  - Holy shit. What a horrible thing to say.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-08-08 09:56 AM   #122 
  - So, two women with four children go on a connecting flight  kiva   Jul-07-08 09:22 PM   #91 
  - Have you ever lived hand to mouth?  Connonym   Jul-07-08 10:58 PM   #97 
     - Please read my post.  kiva   Jul-08-08 01:03 AM   #103 
     - Not if that $2,000 was put on a credit card.  ThomCat   Jul-08-08 08:00 AM   #108 
        - .  Midlodemocrat   Jul-08-08 09:59 AM   #124 
     - Excellent post.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-08-08 10:08 AM   #125 
  - I would have been one of the passengers complaining.  littlebit   Jul-07-08 09:29 PM   #92 
  - Anything that annoys the flight attendants seem to be "threatening behavior" now  GloriaSmith   Jul-07-08 11:05 PM   #99 
  - it's an abuse of power  Connonym   Jul-07-08 11:19 PM   #100 
  - Ugh...soon they'll just use that taser bracelet that someone posted about earlier.  krabigirl   Jul-07-08 11:20 PM   #101 
  - I applaud the airline for making a parent actually control their children  nomad1776   Jul-08-08 07:48 AM   #107 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-08-08 08:05 AM   #109 
  - do you have aspergers? how about cerebral palsy?  lionesspriyanka   Jul-08-08 09:52 AM   #121 
     - I find it sad that there is so much ignorance about these diseases  nomad1776   Jul-08-08 11:48 AM   #130 
        - actually i am very well educated on these condition and how they are affected  lionesspriyanka   Jul-08-08 11:49 AM   #131 
           - If the kid was "stressed" by flying, why subject them to that?  nomad1776   Jul-08-08 12:48 PM   #134 
              - because sometime people need to visit other people. i have never in my  lionesspriyanka   Jul-08-08 12:56 PM   #135 
                 - What I have seen is a bunch of excuse makers, that get on their  nomad1776   Jul-08-08 01:10 PM   #136 
                    - a flight is going with unruly kids will be living hell?  lionesspriyanka   Jul-08-08 01:13 PM   #137 
                       - maybe if you worked on your intellect more and your ego less  nomad1776   Jul-08-08 01:16 PM   #139 
                          - ...  lionesspriyanka   Jul-08-08 01:16 PM   #140 
                             - yawn  nomad1776   Jul-08-08 01:18 PM   #141 
                                - if you are so bored, why do you keep responding? i keep writing  lionesspriyanka   Jul-08-08 01:19 PM   #142 
  - They could have taken up a collection from the fed-up passengers to cover the cost...  alphafemale   Jul-08-08 08:10 AM   #112 
  - what ever happened to no child left behind??????  dembotoz   Jul-08-08 08:11 AM   #114 
  - They're getting a refund:  bbernardini   Jul-08-08 09:40 AM   #119 
  - link to original report @ KPHO  Gormy Cuss   Jul-08-08 12:15 PM   #132 
  - I heard somewhere - possible CNN - an interview with a passenger  NYCparalegal   Jul-08-08 10:22 AM   #127 
  - They didn't even TRY to control the kids after being asked twice.  El Fuego   Jul-08-08 11:05 AM   #128 
  - How about this?  Midlodemocrat   Jul-08-08 12:19 PM   #133 
     - "No help whatsoever"  Lance_Boyle   Jul-08-08 02:12 PM   #143 
        - Right. Their job is handing out pillows and selling drinks.  Gormy Cuss   Jul-08-08 02:52 PM   #144 
        - Yeah, that makes sense.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-08-08 02:55 PM   #145 
        - they are flight attendants... not just waitresses/waiters. they have to do more than bring water to  lionesspriyanka   Jul-08-08 02:56 PM   #146 
  - This thread reminds me of why I left DU.  Ladyhawk   Jul-08-08 11:09 PM   #147 
     - lots of humor here i thought  skooooo   Jul-08-08 11:16 PM   #148 
        - NO MATTER WHAT you say in this thread..someone yells at you..  skooooo   Jul-08-08 11:16 PM   #149 
 

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