Swaziland spends a quarter of its annual budget on a private jet for for its King, and uses international aid funds for the down payment. Millions of this country’s citizens face famine due to government policies.
Sand in the Gears leads a revolt against airport security. If enough of us did this, we might be able to overthrow a silly regime that doesn’t protect us in the least, causes massive consternation among the traveling public, and is doing serious damage to an airline industry which is losing billions of dollars a quarter. Tony may have just found a way out of this recession — taking our economy and our dignity into our own hands.
96-year-old marries in hope of son after 30 daughters.
Police are investigating a six-times-a-night couple for keeping their neighbors up all night. Sorry about that. We’ll try to keep it down next time. -ed
You thought Enron was bad? The European Union’s budget is “massively open to fraud” because it “doesn’t have an accounting system.” (Link via Instapundit.)
Thanks for the link, Quare. In noting the link, Quare asks what in the world the title More Room Throughout Coach has to do with “Free Miles and Free Markets.” The answer, it turns out, makes plenty of sense…
Timatollah is the first winner in the More Room Throughout Coach free miles and free first class upgrades giveaway. Stay tuned for more winners.
So, wait a minute. I don’t plan to fly any of these places, or on USAirways, or Delta. So, Mr. Smartypants More Room Throughout Coach, what good is any of this to me? Simple. You may not realize it now, but you might catch a flight.. say from DC up to New York on the USAirways shuttle.. or maybe you’re flying Northwest and your flight gets cancelled and you get put onto Delta. Will you be able to register for this promotion while running between terminals trying to catch another flight? I didn’t think so. Just register for these babies. It takes just a few seconds. It could pay off big in free travel.
USAirways has a ton of bonuses, too. 10,000 bonus miles by flying to London and Amsterdam Double miles between Chicago and Charlotte/Pittsburgh Double miles between Chicago and Philadelphia Earn up to 20,000 bonus miles which count towards status (Fly 4 segments get 4k, 8 segs 6k, 12 segs 10k). Call 800-872-4738 and request bonus 5124 Quintuple miles from NY LaGuardia to the Bahamas Bonus miles to Florida 30,000 bonus miles to Europe Double miles between Washington, DC and Bermuda Triple miles on USAirways Shuttle (DC/NY/Boston flights)
Delta has another good one. Register for 750 bonus miles for each segment, which also count towards elite status.