The [Monday] Papers
"An Illinois-based Air National Guard unit that specializes in refueling aircraft in mid-air is being deployed to help establish a no-fly zone over Libya, state military officials said Sunday," the Sun-Times reports.
"The 126th Air Refueling Wing, which is based at Scott Air Force Base in southwest Illinois, and its subordinate unit, the 906th Air Refueling Squadron, will be part of United Nations-backed effort to establish a no-fly zone."
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Flyin' DPOD Presents . . . the venerable KC-135:
"Indispensable airborne gas station to all aircraft in the U.S. inventory and many allied ones since 1956, from B-52s to F-22s. What General Patton said of tanks is equally applicable to airplanes: They gotta have gas!"
Taking On Their Own Lobbyists?
Will Be Merged With Anorexia For Dummies Brand
"Judge James Zagel told attorneys at a status hearing that he doesn't have the authority to call off a trial. He added that he expects the motion 'to go away by itself' and 'vanish into thin air.'"
If only Blago would do the same.
Everyone's gonna make that joke, but maybe I got there first?
Favorite part: Cardinal George's racial remark.
About That Bailout
The Weekend in Chicago Rock
Memo From Mayor McGuinness
Show starts at 8. Jukebox starts right back up at 9. Free pizza will be served, along with witty banter and observational humor. The beer and liquor will cost you - but not much.
Doors open at 5, close at 2.
The Beachwood Tip Line: Refuel.
Posted on March 21, 2011
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