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Jackson Lee: We Need to Re-Think
US International Flights

News 92 FM ( Houston, TX), by Bonnie Petrie

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 7/18/2014 12:06:16 AM

(HOUSTON) – The loss of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 may lead to changes on how American airliners get to their international destinations. Houston Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee says this incident makes clear that all air space isn’t safe, and we might want to think carefully about where we fly. “Airlines that are under our flag, we must assess how they travel internationally,” Jackson Lee said. “We owe that to the American people.” But Jackson Lee says American planes will inevitably fly over some conflicted countries. “As you well know, Israel is in conflict and we have a strong tie with Israel, and our flights

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/18/2014 12:09:27 AM     (No. 9929618)

How many committees is this woman on (besides the lollipop mission) ?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/18/2014 12:26:42 AM     (No. 9929631)

They already did that months ago, the Malaysians just wanted to save some fuel costs and ended up in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/18/2014 12:30:58 AM     (No. 9929635)

Maybe she will reroute planes so they can see the American flag we planted on Mars.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FormerDem, 7/18/2014 12:31:03 AM     (No. 9929636)

if it was terrorists on the ground trying to stir things up between Russia and Ukraine, then we have a lot of places to avoid.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 4justice, 7/18/2014 12:32:26 AM     (No. 9929637)

She is such a simpleton.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/18/2014 1:08:49 AM     (No. 9929650)

Its comforting to know that we have the brain trust on top of this problem. In fact, is there any problem big or small that SJL doesn´t think the government should save the world from?

She doesn´t know Sheila from Shinola.

Suck a lollipop, Sheila for brains.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: dovestar, 7/18/2014 1:54:58 AM     (No. 9929670)

The moron speaks. And this from a woman who has received multiple donations from Pakistanis and the like. Check out her list of donations sometime like Michael Berry did.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 7/18/2014 2:36:45 AM     (No. 9929679)

The greatest air space that isn´t safe is that between her ears.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: provide, 7/18/2014 6:40:15 AM     (No. 9929784)

Her constituents must all be short from cringing.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 7/18/2014 7:02:24 AM     (No. 9929808)

I´m surprised that she hasn´t suggested that all flights be rerouted through the Earth. Can´t shoot them down with missiles then, can ya, sukkah?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: yo-yo, 7/18/2014 8:04:13 AM     (No. 9929893)

"Re-Think"???

When was the previous "think" by this, the dimmest bulb in the Dimocrat chandelier?


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