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Wanker of Two Days Ago

Dalton Conley. 1. Conley actually wrote this for publication in the New York Times: The truth is that the triumph of conservative ideas may present a political problem for the ailing Republicans, but the party that’s truly lacking in ideas is my own, the resurgent Democrats. Yeah, that triumph of conservative ideas is why the […]

Mysteries of Airline Management

NWA has joined the crowd of domestic airlines announcing (even more) capacity reductions, and their announcement contains this head-scratcher: As a result of the reduced capacity, Northwest is removing a combination of 14 B757s and Airbus narrowbody aircraft from the fleet. In addition, the DC-9 fleet will be reduced from 94 aircraft at the start […]