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  •  The sequester wasn't recinded for the FAA (1+ / 0-)
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    they just allowed some budget flexibility. The FAA still has to absorb the cuts.

    If the Dems had tried to expand the bill it wouldn't have passed. With summer travel fast approaching there was no way the public was going to blame this all on the  GOP. The President and Dems were going to be in the mix. As a frequent flier I am glad this is being fixed. Timely air travel is an important part of our economy.  

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 10:42:11 PM PDT

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    •  Children being fed and cancer care are also (3+ / 0-)

      important, I might even say MORE important than slow travel. No one was saying that slower travel was less safe, as a matter of fact that was the reason for the slow down, to keep the system safe.

      So we now have a protected class, the air traveling public, that is more worthy than the poor or hungry, and should bear no pain.

    •  VCliB i am so glad you are a frequent flyer (0+ / 0-)

      who will not be inconvenienced by the sequester

      oh and thanks for your um correction

      rescind was probably a poor choice of wording but i at least spelled it

      Definition of RESCIND
      1: to take away : remove
      2a : take back, cancel b : to abrogate (a contract) and restore the parties to the positions they would have occupied had there been no contract
      3: to make void (as an act) by action of the enacting authority or a superior authority : repeal
      — re·scind·er noun
      — re·scind·ment -ˈsin(d)-mənt\ noun

      ''A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.'' FDR

      by lostinamerica on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 06:29:05 PM PDT

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