Sully's Story

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I said this reminds me of a situation that occurred
one time when my older daughter was very small and I was driving her school, to grade school. And out of the blue she asked one of those questions parents are never quite prepared to answer. And she said -- it wasn't where do babies come from or why is the sky blue. Instead, it was, "Daddy, what does integrity mean?" And after a few moments I came up with an answer that, in retrospect, was probably a pretty good one. I said, "Integrity means doing the right thing even if it's not convenient."
 

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"Doing the right thing even if it's not convenient"

Isn't that what the East pilots are trying to avoid?
 

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I liked this exchange on integrity and the lack thereof from the East pilots. They agreed to the process, but when they didn't like the result they abrogated their responsibility as men.

Notice the East attorney being told to "sit down."

Sully be cross examined by Mr Harper, the West attorney.

Q. But it was a result of a process, correct?

A. It was the result of the process that ALPA had in place at the time.

Q. And that was agreed to both by the East MEC and the West MEC?

A. Correct.

MR. BRENGLE: Objection.

THE COURT: Overruled. Please sit down.

THE WITNESS: It is my understanding that that is
correct.

BY MR. HARPER:

Q. So you would agree with me, wouldn't you, that when a pilot gives his word, he or she should keep it?

Who could ever trust these guys to keep their word?
 

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Sulley's reputation has been permanently sullied.
 

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I am nothing but an innocent bystander, but it really is unfortunate that Sully agreed to do this.

He had absolutely nothing to gain from it and a lot to lose.
 

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Sully was way more Lucky than good. It's a fact. Not one many like to hear but it's the truth.
 

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Sully was way more Lucky than good. It's a fact. Not one many like to hear but it's the truth.

I think we all would prefer to have plenty of luck on our side in that situation.
 

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Thank Sully for being on Gods side that day.
 

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"Doing the right thing even if it's not convenient"

Isn't that what the East pilots are trying to avoid?
Thanks for the laugh my friend. Off topic, you made a great decision. The regionals, well the regionals. . .
 
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Hopefully, now that the truth is learned about Sully's character, coupled with the results of the NTSB Final Report - the truth may come out and his "Hero" status quashed!

I hope he doesn't have too hard of a time getting to work across the country............

:pimp:
 

B-atch

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$3,000,000 book deal? Your kidding right?
 

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"Doing the right thing even if it's not convenient"

Isn't that what the East pilots are trying to avoid?

ALPA refused to do the right thing and enforce the terms of their own merger policy. ALPA tried to take the easy way out by relying on the two MECs to figure out how to fix the Nic fiasco but one group had a windfall and demanded to stick with the easy way.

The fact that Shope Goat Video is on the USAPA ballot is a stark contrast to the ham-fisting philosophy of ALPA.
 

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but one group had a windfall
But enough about the Easties.... :rolleyes:

Sully has disgraced his good name. From hero to zero with one shameful testimony.
 

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But enough about the Easties.... :rolleyes:

Sully has disgraced his good name. From hero to zero with one shameful testimony.
I'm sure this will affect book sales.........He still gets his money!! I sense a little jealousy on these boards
 

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But enough about the Easties.... :rolleyes:

Sully has disgraced his good name. From hero to zero with one shameful testimony.

Jealously, Hatred, and Envy -

Even my young children are familiar with those feelings

Metrojet
 

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Sully is a perfect name for the guy.
 

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"I have not yet begun to fight!" - Captain John Paul Jones .
Had to do a double-take on your signature...at first I thought it read Captain John Prater.

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