Skip to comments.US reportedly to search again for Amelia Earhart's plane
Posted on 03/19/2012 6:43:25 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
The State Department plans to join a new effort to find the plane of pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart, 75 years after she mysteriously disappeared over the South Pacific.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will take part in a ceremony Tuesday morning announcing the joint public-private search at the State Department, The Wall Street Journal reports. The event, "Amelia Earhart, a Pacific Legacy," which is pitched as a celebration of the U.S.'s pan-Pacific ties, will be streamed live at 9 a.m. on the State Department's website, a spokesman for the agency said.
Earhart's twin-engine Lockheed vanished July 2, 1937, as she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, left New Guinea (now Papua New Guinea) on their way to Howland Island in the South Pacific as part of an attempt to circle the Earth.
The half-million-dollar search, financed with private funds, will begin in July.
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It will be found by Jessie Jackson. Turns out Amelia was black.
Mote wasted money.
She’s dead and they don’t need a body for her to vote in Chicago. Let it go, even her friends are dead. No one really cares.
I was thinking the same thing. Not really anything of any importance to be learned from it.
Japanese soldiers captured and ate her.
I’m all out of caring about Earhart.
Those 15 minutes were up several years ago.
Why? We should spend massive amounts of money to follow up on this? If curiosity is strong enough, academia or private investors should take up the challenge, not the taxpayer.
If you are thinking ... what massive amounts of money ... just wait.
Somehow, somewhere, this plane will mysteriously show up and the media will be praising Obama about it.
Well the KONY thing didn’t work out. Let’s find Earhart’s plane in October.
Screw these people. We are going to come to a hard place like this.
She hasn’t paid the DMV tax in all these years.
You can’t fool the taxman by being “dead.”
Maybe WH polling is showing that this “Condom for the women’s vote” is not working.
I heard that they may have captured her, but nothing of the consumption.
It did say it is being funded privately.
Why don’t they ask me? I know where the plane is. It’s at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.
An administration that can't find its own ass with a compass, mirror and flashlight is going to find Amelia's plane. The age of miracles hath not passed. Affirmative Action Ani at work again!
Maybe this Metrosexual Mombasa Marxist MF and his commie cohort can find me some gasoline while they're at it. I have a better idea. Find the frickin' plane and lose frickin' Barack.
Several years ago I went through her home town. History showed she was a sad figure, used by a husband to promote his business. Most of the flying she did was directed by her navigator who she ignored and did her own thing.
Emilia Earhart was the Danica Patrick of her generation. All about promoting feminism ... Danica is a mediocre driver & Earhart was a mediocre pilot (saddled with a piss pour navigator). Bottom line ... much to do about very little.
Her and D.B. Cooper are sharing a one bedroom just outside of Lubbock.
So are Obama's vacations.
If the state department is committing even one man hour to this project, then it is being subsidized by taxes.
Harpo Marx and Amelia Earhart
Ok, let’s assume they find the plane. Everyone looks at each other and then what?
Sometimes mysteries are best left unsolved.
Getting a little desperate for “Shovel-ready” jobs...
I’ve heard that she’s shacking up with ELVIS!
All persons seen and unseen in the picture are dead now.
Three classics: Lockheed Electra, Cord Cabriolet, and Amelia Earhart.
They’ve already found the tiny island she likely crashed on. They found personal items that had a high likelihood of being hers from what I remember.
They use more taxpayer money to find Judge Crater.
anything to keep We the People form thinking too much about the cost of the last fillup.....
anything to keep We the People from thinking too much about the cost of the last fillup.....
The world is on fire and this is what the State Dept. wants to focus on? Why not have Hillary just re-enact what she thinks happened.
A shoe and other personal items that she wore during refueling stops were also found which suggest that she survived the crash near this remote island. Remains were found but no positive ID was made.
One more such gratuitous insult directed at my hero Fred Noonan, and my seconds shall call upon you, you heartless cur.
Fred never touched a drop, not a damn drop, until he met this dizzy debutante who barely knew her ass from an aileron. Besides, how the hell are were we ever supposed to find her if Fred didn't throw bottles from the plane?
BTW, Amelia Earhart luggage is absolutely primo.
President For Life,
Livermore Falls Chapter
Fred Noonan Fan Club.com and see us on Twitter and Facebook
“I was thinking the same thing. Not really anything of any importance to be learned from it.”
But the distraction value is great.
Many years ago, Robert Stack said (on Unsolved Mysteries) that the Japanese had forced the plane down and then executed Earhart and her navigator. There were local witnesses they interviewed who claims to have seen the executions.
During the island hopping campaign of WWII, marines found the plane intact in a hangar along with personal effect and passports.
“Plain clothes” folks from the government destroyed all the evidence. Some former marines were interview who found the plane and saw the burning.
Robert Stack’s credentials as a historian are, of course, untouchable.
Big waste of money. Yep that’s what Obummer does best. Waste money.
Somehow I think the best memorial to Amelia Earhart took place in 1997 or so when a modern aviatrix flew a restored Lockheed Electra around the world following the same path, completing her air voyage safely, this time. Modern avionics & navaids helped.
Maybe the time to let A.E. rest in peace is long overdue.
ok, so why are they searching for something already found
in pieces? What are they really doing?
He was a one man strike force for unsolved mysteries....
Yep, but I bet she never missed a chance to vote in all these years!!!
Most people reading this thread will not understand Eric in the Ozarks was serious with his comment.
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