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  • Coca-Cola Delta apologize for napkins encouraging fliers to give phone numbers to their plane crush

    02/06/2019 8:27:52 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 45 replies
    Yahoo Lifestyle ^ | February 6, 2019 | Hope Schreiber
    For every story of people finding their perfect match miles above the Earth’s surface, there are countless (and we do mean countless), stories of sexual assault and uncomfortable situations that can occur midflight. Nevertheless, Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines decided to hand out napkins encouraging passengers to give out their phone numbers to fellow fliers after the complimentary drinks were served. Both Coca-Cola and Delta are now apologizing for this marketing mistake. “Be a little old school. Write down your number and give it to your plane crush. You never know…” one napkin read. “Because you’re on a plane full of...
  • Arthur B. Laffer: The Tax Threat to Prosperity

    01/25/2008 1:00:25 AM PST · by Aristotelian · 8 replies · 923+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | January 25, 2008 | Arthur B. Laffer
    Over the past 30 years, the U.S. has seen large changes in income tax rates as well as other tax rates. And, as would be expected, the budgetary implications of these tax changes have once again become a hotly debated partisan issue. But missing from the discussion are the huge differences in how the top 1% of income earners respond to changes in tax rates versus, say, the bottom 75% or 80% of taxpayers -- the so-called middle class and lowest income groups. The "rich" quite simply are not like the rest of us. (snip) The important point here is...

    01/22/2007 4:36:30 PM PST · by Weight of Glory · 145 replies · 4,335+ views
    House Democrats, in a brazen attempt to defend the Culture of Corruption, are set to alter House Ethics Rules in a way openly supportive of Democrats who might be found guilty by courts of law of corruption or bribery related to the passage of legislation. Under present rules, if a Member of Congress is found guilty of a crime related to the passage of legislation, the member would have his pension cut off dated from the date of the legislation's passage -- even if it took a few years to find him guilty. The Democrats, via H. R. 476, the...
  • Dan Walters: It's 15 years later, and another skirmish in Capitol tort wars looms

    08/16/2002 7:40:07 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 177+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 8/16/02 | Dam Walters - Sac Bee Columnist
    <p>In the closing hours of the 1987 state legislative session, lobbyists for major business and professional groups, insurance companies and personal injury attorneys put together what came to be known as the "napkin deal," so named for the Frank Fat's restaurant napkin on which its provisions were recorded.</p>