Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting

Free Forums with no limits on posts or members.
InvisionFree - Free Forum Hosting
Welcome to Mena Forum. We hope you enjoy your visit.

You're currently viewing our forum as a guest. This means you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use. If you join our community, you'll be able to access member-only sections, and use many member-only features such as customizing your profile, sending personal messages, and voting in polls. Registration is simple, fast, and completely free. You can use a fictitious or 'board' name, and all you need to have is an email address, no other information is required.

Join our community!

If you're already a member please log in to your account to access all of our features:

Name:   Password:

Contact MCS to place your ad up here!

Mitchell Computer Services

Now Buying E-waste!
Dusty Rusert Construction
-Backhoe - Dozer - Dumptruck-

(479) 243-2039 or (479) 216-0188
- Pads - Ponds - Driveways - Clearing -

Custom Search

 

 Airport closings in Arkansas.
masterchief
Posted: Mar 6 2013, 12:17 PM


Silver Member


Group: Members
Posts: 325
Member No.: 195
Joined: 31-May 07



Well come April along with no tours of the White House there will be no air traffic controllers @ these Arkansas airports. This will effectively shut these airports down.
Springdale, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Rogers and Texarkana. Notice this doesn't effective Wal-Marts airport. Wonder why?
Top
trader
Posted: Mar 6 2013, 01:13 PM


2 K Club
*

Group: Members
Posts: 2,305
Member No.: 2,883
Joined: 24-August 10



I don't suppose "o" would consider suspending his golf week-ends, would he? I guess that would be too unreasonable, since he "works" so hard! icon_really_happy_guy.gif naw.gif
Top
zenhorsemanship
Posted: Mar 10 2013, 11:04 AM


Gold Member


Group: Members
Posts: 668
Member No.: 166
Joined: 24-May 07



Fayetteville is Wal-Mart's airport.
Top
masterchief
Posted: Mar 10 2013, 12:23 PM


Silver Member


Group: Members
Posts: 325
Member No.: 195
Joined: 31-May 07



Sorry but Fayetteville Airport, Drake Field aka Fayetteville Executive Airport is one of the airports in Arkansas on the list to lose its air traffic controllers. The Northwest Regional Airport XNA, at Highhill 15 miles from Bentonville where Wal-Mart is headquartered is not scheduled to lose there controllers.
Top
Bluebird
Posted: Mar 10 2013, 11:28 PM


Senior Member


Group: Members
Posts: 170
Member No.: 2,494
Joined: 11-April 09



To put it bluntly, the people we elect to represent us have a warped sense of priorities when it comes to how they choose to spend our hard-earned tax dollars.

They don't have the money to take care of infrastructure or pay air traffic controllers in the U.S., but they can throw money at so-called reconstruction of what we destroyed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Much of $60B from US to 'rebuild' Iraq wasted; $90B spent on Afghanistan 'reconstruction' projects

06 Mar 2013 Ten years and *60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild the war-torn nation were worth the cost. In his final report to Congress, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen's conclusion was all too clear: Since the invasion a decade ago this month, the U.S. has spent too much money in Iraq for too few results. The abysmal Iraq results forecast what could happen in Afghanistan, where U.S. taxpayers have so far spent *90 billion in reconstruction projects during a 12-year military campaign... Overall, including all military and diplomatic costs and other aid, the U.S. has spent at least *767 billion since the American-led invasion of Iraq, according to the Congressional Budget Office. National Priorities Project, a U.S. research group that analyzes federal data, estimated the cost at *811 billion, noting that some funds are still being spent on ongoing projects.

And here's another one:

US Spending Hundreds of Millions on Secret Israeli Bunkers

09 Mar 2013 Last year, it was announced the U.S. was looking to build a secret underground complex in Israel. On February 13, a contract was awarded to Conti Corp Federal Services in Edison, NJ to complete the project. Their bid of almost *63 million came in well below the possible *100 million set aside for the project. Conti's bid went toward building five underground levels and six above ground buildings that they have 900 days from February 13 to complete. The U.S. government then issued another request for proposal December 28 to construct Site 81 Phase II. Also in Israel, also partially underground, this project calls for up to *100,000,000 to refinish six underground facilities and some currently occupied surface buildings.


And don't forget about the 700 Billion of our tax dollars that went to bail out the fat cats on Wall Street, while the rest of us get austerity. Don't try to tell me we can't afford Social Security and Medicare anymore. Our government's priorities need a serious reality check. What's the matter with putting our tax dollars to work here at home?










Top
slingshot
Posted: Mar 11 2013, 03:02 AM


7.5 K Club
*

Group: Members
Posts: 9,681
Member No.: 932
Joined: 19-December 07



QUOTE (Bluebird @ Mar 10 2013, 11:28 PM)
What's the matter with putting our tax dollars to work here at home?

Not a darn thing!!! dry.gif In the process a few lives might be spared.
Top
0 User(s) are reading this topic (0 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:
« Next Oldest | Politics, Current Events, Economics, etc. | Next Newest »
InvisionFree - Free Forum Hosting
InvisionFree gives you all the tools to create a successful discussion community.
Learn More · Register for Free

Topic Options



Hosted for free by InvisionFree* (Terms of Use: Updated 2/10/2010) | Powered by Invision Power Board v1.3 Final © 2003 IPS, Inc.
Page creation time: 0.0717 seconds | Archive

Your Ad Here!

This space is seen over
500,000 times each month.

Put your ad here and start
making money.




(479) 437-3886

368 Polk 50
(479) 394-5682

Help them all to have homes.
Please spay and neuter your pets!