Erick Erickson on the Delta and UPS Reactions to Obamacare
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Erick Erickson to discuss reactions by Delta and UPS to new Obamacare costs and how the defund efforts look in the House and Senate.
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Delta Airlines and the $100 Million Costs of Obamacare
Republicans in the United States House of Representatives and Senate claim they will vote to defund Obamacare, but they won’t actually fight for it. What they want to fight for is just a delay of the individual mandate. That’s it. But there is so much more that is so much more onerous about Obamacare. Delta Airlines, in a letter it prepared back in June, outlined | Read More »
The Export-Import Bank’s Punishing Effect on Domestic Airlines
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Delta’s Ben Hirst to discuss the Export-Import Bank’s unfair lending policies, what challenges the airlines face in this economic downturn, and how air travel in the TSA era can be improved. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and | Read More »
Delta and American Airlines May Merge and Credit Downgrades Sweep Europe
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the potential merger of Delta and American Airlines, the credit downgrades of nine countries in Europe and the continuing crisis in Greece. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to | Read More »
Where Is The Democracy?
For 75 years, since 1936 when Congress extended the Railway Labor Act (RLA) to include airline employees, the National Mediation Board (NMB) has been granted broad powers to act as a mediator in labor disputes between organized labor and employers. These powers include overseeing representational elections when it can be proven that at least thirty-five percent of the employees would like to be represented by | Read More »