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Do prisoners earn FF miles?

Old Aug 18, 2010, 4:13 pm
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Originally Posted by juggler451
Wow. I hope that the US isn't paying for the removal expense of deportees. Doesn't that seem like something the deportee should be paying?
Yep we pay. It is called ICE Airlines

http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/story?id=6472915&page=1
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Old Aug 18, 2010, 5:55 pm
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Originally Posted by juggler451
Wow. I hope that the US isn't paying for the removal expense of deportees. Doesn't that seem like something the deportee should be paying?
Were I ever a prospective deportee, I would say something along the lines of what I tell my employers and clients: "When I want to go somewhere, I pay for it. When you want me to go somewhere, you pay for it."
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Old Aug 18, 2010, 8:32 pm
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Originally Posted by Efrem
Were I ever a prospective deportee, I would say something along the lines of what I tell my employers and clients: "When I want to go somewhere, I pay for it. When you want me to go somewhere, you pay for it."
No kidding.
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Old Aug 19, 2010, 2:15 am
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Originally Posted by Efrem
Were I ever a prospective deportee, I would say something along the lines of what I tell my employers and clients: "When I want to go somewhere, I pay for it. When you want me to go somewhere, you pay for it."
+1

Originally Posted by juggler451
Wow. I hope that the US isn't paying for the removal expense of deportees. Doesn't that seem like something the deportee should be paying?
I guess most countries need to and do pay for the deportation since the deportees are usually in a state when they cannot afford it or claim not to be able to afford it..
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Old Aug 19, 2010, 2:53 am
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Originally Posted by PhoenixFF
With all due repect to all that have posted ..this seems like a very silly thread
sure it is....but isn't it fun as well????
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Old Aug 19, 2010, 2:54 am
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Originally Posted by cordelli
Sorry sir, the convict's upgrade has gone through, but yours has not, you can get him after the flight.
hilarious....
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Old Aug 20, 2010, 1:14 pm
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I wonder if some states would allow to substitute lethal injection with an LAX-SYD flight in coach on UA or if that would be considered cruel and unusual punishment? You don't even get to request a last meal, before you die in the cramped conditions.
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Old Aug 20, 2010, 1:40 pm
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Originally Posted by gosha83
I wonder if some states would allow to substitute lethal injection with an LAX-SYD flight in coach on UA or if that would be considered cruel and unusual punishment? You don't even get to request a last meal, before you die in the cramped conditions.
lol
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Old Aug 21, 2010, 3:15 am
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Originally Posted by gosha83
I wonder if some states would allow to substitute lethal injection with an LAX-SYD flight in coach on UA or if that would be considered cruel and unusual punishment? You don't even get to request a last meal, before you die in the cramped conditions.
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Old Aug 21, 2010, 4:41 am
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Originally Posted by gosha83
I wonder if some states would allow to substitute lethal injection with an LAX-SYD flight in coach on UA or if that would be considered cruel and unusual punishment? You don't even get to request a last meal, before you die in the cramped conditions.
this thread keeps getting funnier....
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Old Aug 21, 2010, 8:59 am
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There are ways to earn miles online. If it can be done, it will be. If a prisoner has access to the internet, it can be done. I wonder if they do have access to the internet (in their cells?). What a way to profitably while away the time... And once free, what a way to disappear. Or at least not have to go back to where you came from.

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Old Aug 21, 2010, 9:01 am
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Dupe.

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Old Aug 22, 2010, 10:08 pm
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I heard that Blago just subscribed to this thread...
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Old Aug 23, 2010, 2:24 am
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I heard that Blago just subscribed to this thread...
hilarious....
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Old Aug 23, 2010, 5:06 am
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In 2006, John Mark Karr, was deported from Thailand to the U.S. after he confessed to murdering JonBenet Ramsey in Boulder, CO (1996). He was escorted by investigators working with the Boulder police. They flew Biz class and according to the news reports at the time he himself did not pay for the ticket. I never saw any report mentioning FF miles earned or not earned. There was a lot of flack in the news, however, about flying biz class.

If he did get miles I wonder if he had any difficulty keeping them after he started sex reassignment surgery and started living as a woman? It's probably the same procedure whenever someone changes their name but this case makes me wonder how this works with the TSA. Recently the airlines started confirming full name, DOB, and gender. But that subject is probably best for another thread.
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