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Old 02-27-2018, 12:56 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Old 02-27-2018, 01:35 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Old 02-27-2018, 04:16 PM   #53 (permalink)
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After the last year, it's gotten really hard to tell satire from reality.
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So, first, it was stupid to take away the tax break to begin with, but they were lucky Delta didn't leave then, but obviously they hate prosperity too, since if they do piss of Delta enough, there will be an awful lot of jobs lost.
Delta's not going anywhere, they take up half of Atlanta Hartsfield, and it's the busiest airport in the world. They couldn't fit anywhere else. They could make travel hell for Georgia Republican officials, if they wanted to be mean, though. "I'm sorry sir, there seems to be a problem with your reservation".

In any case, they are paying the fuel tax now. The bill that's being held up is a tax break, and they can live without it.
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How is that legal?
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Delta's not going anywhere, they take up half of Atlanta Hartsfield, and it's the busiest airport in the world. They couldn't fit anywhere else. They could make travel hell for Georgia Republican officials, if they wanted to be mean, though. "I'm sorry sir, there seems to be a problem with your reservation".

In any case, they are paying the fuel tax now. The bill that's being held up is a tax break, and they can live without it.
I know, but thing is, while they might not go anywhere, the GOP shouldn't be risking it.

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We're talking about the GOP, I've noticed they aren't usually concerned about legal or moral.
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Old 02-28-2018, 11:21 AM   #57 (permalink)
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Considering their market, this is really courageous.

(Also, maybe it's just me, but seeing this coming a few days later than others feels encouraging, like there are yet more shoes to drop. And that makes me better appreciate spreading out the demonstrations a bit into the future: keep the issue in the news through the primaries and midterms and until real change is possible again.)
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Old 02-28-2018, 12:18 PM   #58 (permalink)
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Maybe there should be an anti-boycott list too. Places that should be supported now more than ever because they either did the right thing without being asked (the best option) or that the #nraboycott worked with. All the better if it is a place you would not normally shop at and you tell them why you are doing so now.
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It was a dick move but in this case a good one.
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I've never visited their stores, because I'm not a dick.
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When I lived in Ohio, a little ways west of Cleveland there was a place called Midway Mall. Outside it was a shopping center that had a Dick's Sporting Goods store, and immediately adjacent to it was a Seaman's Furniture store; and if you don't think that combination made for an endless well of bad jokes you don't know kids.
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Delta's CEO responds to Georgia government's NRA tantrum with a mild shrug.

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On Thursday, the Georgia legislature passed a tax bill that excluded a provision to exempt airlines from paying sales tax on jet fuel. The state's Republican governor, Nathan Deal, has said he will sign it into law.

Delta, one of Georgia's largest employers, could lose out on up to $40 million in tax breaks as a result. But Bastian said in the memo that the company stood by its decision and was committed to Atlanta as the location of its headquarters.

"While Delta's intent was to remain neutral, some elected officials in Georgia tied our decision to a pending jet fuel tax exemption, threatening to eliminate it unless we reversed course," Bastian said.

"Our decision was not made for economic gain and our values are not for sale. We are in the process of a review to end group discounts for any group of a politically divisive nature."
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It's like the most positive news of any kind that I've heard about an airline in at least a few years.
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Yeah, that idea is a good one. That makes as much sense as the archie clip of him suggesting to arm airline passengers.
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I think I said this once before, but I'm not sure what my future would've looked like if any of the teachers who had to deal with me had been armed...
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