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  •  Well, at least we get (7+ / 0-)

    cold comfort in the possibility that their next long weekend or vacation plans might be bolloxed up because of flight problems.

    I think I read that it costs almost $50 billion a year to allow Congress to be a reckless endangerment to the rest of our lives.

    " My faith in the Constitution is whole; it is complete; it is total." Barbara Jordan, 1974

    by gchaucer2 on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 10:36:59 AM PST

    •  Nah, ... (1+ / 0-)
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      you can bet they'll be waltzed through security and otherwise pandered to as if they're special.

      "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the universe." -- Albert Einstein

      by Neuroptimalian on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 10:38:45 AM PST

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      •  You honestly believe TSA (2+ / 0-)
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        which will also suffer job losses, furloughs, etc. is going to be nice to Congresscreeps?

        " My faith in the Constitution is whole; it is complete; it is total." Barbara Jordan, 1974

        by gchaucer2 on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 10:43:00 AM PST

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        •  I believe their supervisors will see to it ... (0+ / 0-)

          for fear of being furloughed (or worse) themselves.

          "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the universe." -- Albert Einstein

          by Neuroptimalian on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 01:19:28 PM PST

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