Category Archives: Middle class

Biden’s Task Force Delta

Sent to prison the White House by a military court for a crime they didn’t commit, these men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground D.C. Beltway.  Today, still wanted by working for the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune.  If you have a problem – If no one else can help – and if you can find them – maybe you can hire the A-Team Middle Class Task Force.

So far, the only thing Joey’s crack team of specialists have done is met in Philadelphia and spewed some platitudes about “green jobs” (what ever that is).  And looking at the website, all I can make out is that “A Strong Middle Class = A Strong America”.  But take a look at the website and and decide for yourself…


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Have $15… Will Travel

sb10069230w-001I found this interesting article in the Wall Street Journal (via Yahoo!), which talks about the actual cost to airlines for carrying your luggage to your final destination.  While the industry norm just a few months ago was to allow for two checked bags per passenger, most major airlines now charge $15 for the first piece of checked luggage, and possibly even more for the second and third (major kudos to Southwest Airlines, which is still letting you check not only your bag full of dirty-undies, but your second bag of cheap trinkets and tax-free tequila for free!).

But just how much of these new fees actually cover the expense of the luggage itself?

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