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Brats on a motherf*cking plane!

So this 3-year-old girl's parents are pissed off at AirTran because they threw the brat off the plane, but I'll bet the other passengers applauded.

She was removed because "she was climbing under the seat and hitting the parents and wouldn't get in her seat" during boarding, AirTran spokeswoman Judy Graham-Weaver said.

AirTran officials say they were only following Federal Aviation Administration rules that children age 2 and above must have their own seat and be wearing a seatbelt upon takeoff.

"The flight was already delayed 15 minutes and in fairness to the other 112 passengers on the plane, the crew made an operational decision to remove the family," Graham-Weaver said.

The family flew home the next day, and the airline reimbursed them the cost of their tickets and offered them three free round-trip tickets to wherever they wanted, but the couple is still torqued off.

I think they should quit their whining (we see where the child gets it from.) They think AirTran's reaction was harsh? Don't they remember Paul Lynde?

(If you don't remember the anecdote I'm referring to, click here and scroll about two-thirds of the way down.)


Good for the airline...nothing worse than being trapped on a plane with a rotten kid, or on a train or a bus or a in a restaurant or a movie theater. Control your kids!

A simple animal control dart in the neck would have been more appropriate.

What the hell did the parents expect from the airline? A free visit from Super Nanny?

Having flown a lot in the past few years, I am all for restricting air travel to children over the age of forty. Maybe I'm being a bit liberal with that rule, but I'm not fifty yet and I mostly sleep through the flight like all decent people do, so I figure forty is young enough.

Generous I am, Yoda would say.

Watched Pres Bush. He did a good job of explaining his plans. He sounds correct in his assessment. We want Troops home. If only we could send robots. Seems necessary to bail out those there so long.

Hillary looked like a statue of herself.

It must be the heat of the lights, that makes them make these faces...Pelosi joined the ranks.

If THEY do it, I wonder what I'd do. I can't stay still too long, I sleep.

Not that anyone really cares. :)

The little girl seems to be very over active and hard to handle. She started to move around and wiggle, etc., during the TV interview. Great disraction anywhere, but no fun on a plane. Airline took care of them, and did what was best for all others involved. IMO

Shorter Marie from Yonkers:

- Bush is great
- Hillary is awful

That is all.

Hillary looked like the rest of us at home -- she was trying not to alternately laugh out loud and then gag as Chimp lowered the IQ of the nation yet again.

If only we could send robots. – Marie from Yonkers

Hey Marie don’t say that so loud, Bush might here you and think it’s a viable option. I can hear him now…”As part of my new initiative Iraqui Freedom we will gradually bring our troops home in stages as we replace them with a new army of robots powered by a combination of hydrogen fuel cells and ethanol. We already have a working prototype sitting behind me, Vice President Dick Cheney. The vice-president can sustain himself indefinitely using his existing fuel cells, or he can tap into an Iraqui oil field to feed directly. He comes equipped with a detachable shotgun and optional orange hunting cap. Once the vice president has been fully deployed he will continue the mission of bringing freedom to the good people of Iraq while our troops remain safely out of harm’s way.

Once Iraq has been freed the army of robots will be deployed on various space initiatives such as our colonization of the moon, sun and other planets. However we must be careful to keep tight control of our robot army so that they do not turn against us as they have in the past in the case of both the cylons and Yul Brynner”

After all he’s not so smart.

Marie stole my thunder. I saw the interview on TV too and told my wife "look, the damn parents can't even control the kid long enough for an interview about her behavior". She was crawling all around on the couch her parents were sitting on and it was obvious the parents are completely oblivious that this type of behavior is unacceptable to most other people.

I've been known to respond to the question "smoking or non" (of course before my fellow Ohioans outlawed that everywhere) with "no children". Nothing ruins a meal quicker than some whiny, crying or running around brat that the parents either can't, or don't even attempt to, control.

That Paul Lynde line was priceless, "If you don't shut that kid up I'm gonna F*&k her!"

They sure could've used a Paul Lynde on that plane!

Funny stuff!

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