New Airline Policy – Pay As You Weigh

The airline is a Samoan Airline. According to the CEO Chris Langton; "The industry has this concept that all people throughout the world are the same size. Aeroplanes always run on weight, irrespective of seats. There is no doubt in my mind that this is the concept of the future. This is the fairest way of you travelling with your family, or yourself." How does it work? - You declare your weight when booking a flight, then... $0.57 per kg for domestic flights $1.03 per kg for international...

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Mitt Romney Cannot Explain How He Will Pay for $5 Trillion More in Tax Cuts for Rich People

Rich people were rich before George Bush decided to give them trillions in two massive tax cut. The idea back then was that giving rich people more money would automatically result in the middle class and the poor getting more jobs. The idea was not a new concept, it was also tried over 30 years ago in the Reagan administration, thus bearing the name Reaganomics also known as Trickle-Down Economics. But all Mr. Bush succeeded in doing was a huge transfer of wealth from middle class America to the rich....

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“Mitt Romney Does Not Want Firefighters To Be Paid More” – Maddow

In the clip below, Romney traveled to New York on the anniversary of Osama Bin Laden's death. He is seen talking to Firefighters then later at a fundraiser, Romney tells his donors of a conversation he had with some of New York's bravest. Rachel Maddow reports; "I spoke with a fireman yesterday," Romney told his donors, "and he has a 1 bedroom apartment and his wife is pregnant, and he can't afford a second bedroom. ...I asked the firefighters I was meeting with, about 15 of them, how many had to take...

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The Rich Goes To Congress Begging To Pay More Taxes

Republicans in Congress have pledged their lives to Grover Norquist and his efforts to protect the rich. Norquist managed to get just about all the Republicans in Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes on the rich. And although the economy needs all the help it can get, Norquist and his Republican goons are sticking to their pledge, thus, sticking it to the American people. But even the rich is seeing through the Vail of deception perpetrated by the Republicans and their pretense of patriotism,...

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GOP Payload Rolling in from Wall Street

Seems like Wall Street has found a friend in the Republican Party.  According to a research done by The Center for Responsive Politics, Wall Street has moderately increased its donations to Democrats, while drastically increasing the payout to Republicans in congress. The Boehners of the world are finally seeing the rewards of their fight against Financial Reform materialized. The research, that focused on the 2009 and 2010 donations by Wall Street, found in 2009 when the talks about Financial...

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