United Airlines Caught Misleading Customers – About The Least Consequential Thing

News and notes from around the interweb:

  • This is the sound they play endlessly for hours inside the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.

  • The West Texas Buc-ee’s If you know, you know.

  • Foursome admit assaulting hotel employees, sentenced to probation and it took five years to get to a result for the J.W. Marriott Desert Springs attack.

    [A]ccording to an arrest warrant affidavit filed by sheriff’s investigators, Portillo and Davis held a female employee on the ground and took turns punching and kicking her, while Decoud punched a male employee in the face.

    The female employee suffered “pain and major swelling to her head,” while the male employee suffered “a broken orbital bone,” according to the affidavit.

    Pate incited his two female co-defendants to beat the female employee, investigators alleged.

  • Truth in advertising.

  • Well played.

  • One thing I’ll miss when the mask requirement finally ends? You could be anybody behind that mask. “I’m a celebrity!”

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  1. The replies to that stroller comment didn’t seem to go the way the OP thought they would.

  2. Orange, not so new but recent, yes.
    Just click the little X at top right and it’s gone…..

  3. The story is that United’s beer list had a pint-can of (US) Budweiser brewer AB Inbev’s swill brewed at their corporate HQ in Leuven, Stella Artois, but only sold the 12-ounce cans on board. You know, you go to a bar and ask for a pint and they give you a draught. Blood can flow.

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