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  •  Thank you Airline Industry for clarifying (2+ / 0-)
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    RichM, Angie in WA State

    who the good guys are to the US public by pitting yourselves against them.

    •  See my comment below... (2+ / 0-)
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      a2nite, Angie in WA State

      That CEO should be fired. He has no idea how to run a just in time system.  Either that or he is just playing politics.  I have sympathy for the Pilots Association, however.

      'Where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost' - Ronald Reagan, Communist

      by RichM on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 03:33:52 PM PDT

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      •  He should be fired for frivolous use of lawyers (0+ / 0-)

        I can't see how this suit gets a hearing. He is CEO of a lobbying group, they have no standing. An actual airline MIGHT have standing, but the questions they want to litigate can't be.

        Congress has sole authority to appropriate funds. Government agencies MUST live within those appropriated budgets (actually they must spend exactly what Congress appropriates!).
        How the federal government spends its funds is up to the Executive, within any limits set in the appropriation (like you must cut current expenditures by 10%).


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