air travel

I'd say these members of Congress ought to be ashamed of their behavior and taking care of themselves first when it comes to fixing any of this budget sequester debacle that's causing real pain and economic harm to many of the most vulnerable among us, but as Jon Stewart noted in his opening segment this Monday, they really do have no shame. Read more...
Chris Hayes points to the thousands of low-income Americans suffering under sequestration as Congress rushes through a fix for the FAA cuts that were delaying their flights and takes a look at just who members of Congress are responsive to. As you might have guessed, it's the affluent and the donor class and not your average citizen and certainly not the poor. Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Truman Addresses The Rail Strike - 1946.
Newstalgia Reference Room - President Truman addresses the Railroad Strike, declares National Emergency - May 24, 1946. Read more...
There's that "extreme" word again. "Extreme" headwinds, "extreme" weather. Gee, you don't suppose there's a connection of some kind: Dozens of Continental Airlines flights to the East Coast from Europe have been forced to make unexpected stops in Read more...