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  1. I found it interesting that a rep of the ATC appeared on CNN on Wed(?) discussing the stress and strain of it all, logistics, safety records, etc and problems happened by Friday and suddenly the shutdown was over….when you close NYC, Philly, Newark down to air travel, the business world has to lose their minds with SOMEONE….I think the powers that be (as in the Corporations that actually run the country) who have full control over congress, proceeded to say enough is enough…now they know where the breaking point is.

  2. The ATC doesn’t realize the power they had way back when is the power they still have now. Use it wisely.

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