Daily Archives: April 16, 2011

Balanced Budget Amendment: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Either our lawmakers can require a constitutionally mandated balanced federal budget, or international bankers and US debt-holders – including China, Russia, and oil-exporting countries – will do it for us, just as they’re now forcing austerity upon Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and other debt-ridden countries. These debt-ridden countries have seen their unemployment rates nearly double since their financial woes came to a head. Continue reading

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FAA Issues New Work Schedules After Another Air Controller Falls Asleep

The Federal Aviation Administration is changing air traffic controllers’ work schedules most likely to cause fatigue following another incident in which a controller fell asleep while on duty, this time at a radar center in Miami.

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt said in a statement Saturday that the agency will be making changes to controllers’ work schedules most likely to induce fatigue. He didn’t describe those changes, but said they will take place within 72 hours. (The Federal Aviation Administration is changing air traffic controllers’ work schedules most likely to cause fatigue following another incident in which a controller fell asleep while on duty, this time at a radar center in Miami.

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt said in a statement Saturday that the agency will be making changes to controllers’ work schedules most likely to induce fatigue. He didn’t describe those changes, but said they will take place within 72 hours. (FoxNews-AP) Continue reading

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