Archive for April 8th, 2022

April 8th, 2022 - 9:36 pm § in Law and Courts, Misc.

Air travel: Big fines for big mischief

The FAA wants to fine a passenger $81,950 for “repeatedly hitting a flight attendant on the head” and after being restrained in flex cuffs, spitting at, headbutting, biting, and trying to kick crew members and other passengers. It wants to fine another passenger $77,000 for trying to [...]

April 8th, 2022 - 8:42 pm § in Economics

Some Dallas airport workers made $2.13 an hour in 2019

Now they make $8 an hour. The pandemic nearly quadrupled their pay. Airlines, to cut costs, contracted out baggage handling, cabin cleaning, security and janitorial services, and wheelchair assistance. Third-party contractors performing these tasks typically pay their workers low wages with few or n[...]

April 8th, 2022 - 5:17 pm § in Misc.

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April 8th, 2022 - 4:55 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

How Don Trump Jr. sees elections

“Two days after the 2020 presidential election, as votes were still being tallied, Donald Trump’s eldest son texted then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows that ‘we have operational control’ to ensure his father would get a second term, with Republican majorities in the [...]