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Flying Blind: Sequester forces closure of 149 air traffic control towers

23.03.2013 01:40

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that the automatic budget cuts required under the national sequestration will force the agency to shut down 149 air traffic control towers throughout the US.

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Anonymous user 26.03.2013 04:06

Most US airports don't have ATC towers anyway.
It's like a traffic-light versus a stop sign.

Anonymous user 26.03.2013 03:00

9/11 whistle blow evidence from flight controlstaff, cannot happen again when using drones in future

Anonymous user 26.03.2013 00:16

And the chemtrails stop? Let's wack some vampires now. I'm hiring.

 

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 25.03.2013 21:00

In other news, despite budget cuts US gives Jordanian Government $200,000,000...

Anonymous user 25.03.2013 17:30

If they are run by private contractors, then how is this considered a governement budget cut?

Anonymous user 25.03.2013 12:20

Send food to the starving usa!
Such poor people. Oh, the humanity!
I pity those in the 3rd world!

Anonymous user 25.03.2013 11:53

No problem most of the towers set for closure aren't needed in the first place.

Anonymous user 25.03.2013 11:18

Take your shoes off and clothing. Get grouped by the TSA then close your eyes for the plane ride.

Anonymous user 24.03.2013 23:51

Remove the entire US Gov and Fed, then have NO DEBT to pay at all ;-)

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 20:28

The Federal Reserve Bank
is a JACKPOT for Cash!

CRASH for CASH!!!
Slam into the FED for EASY CASH!

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 20:27

Crash into the Federal Reserve Bank,
and everyone will grab the cash
and leave the injured to die!!!

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 20:26

I'm going to crash my plane into the Federal Reserve Bank
and throw all that cash out to the people!

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 20:25

FIRE the TSA!!!
There is NO MONEY for it anymore!
Crash-l and into the Federal Reserve
for easy cash!

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 20:24

They should start crashing planes into ALL
of the Federal Reserve Bank buildings
for doing this one!

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 20:22

Bernanke & his FED cronies will all go the way of Berezovsky,
if they don't start fixing the economy

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 17:31

Ditch DHS, TSA and other leach, worthless "agencies" and save even more $$$.

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 14:18

Summer, the time of greatest air travel is coming!
"Bo eing 787s and drunken ATC, oh my!"
LOL

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 14:16

LOL
If dead americans are spread across four states, maybe they'll change their old fashioned ways?

Anonymous user 23.03.2013 10:41

Just part of leaving the old ways of doing things, farewell to airport groping and long lines!

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