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American Airlines Cave to the Pressure

Someone at AA thought up a policy to charge passengers $100 for checking a third bag. The airline has a policy of waving the fee for the first two bags for military personnel, but decided not to extend them the courtesy on the third bag. This meant the company was charging people flying to war $100 for a third bag and then urging them to expense it to the military. Somehow the morons at this company could not see how utterly vulgar that suggestion is to the American public. While Rush, Hannity and the other talking heads try to convince anyone that will listen that democrats are largely unpatriotic, the fact is a wide majority of people from both sides of the aisle are very patriotic. We all love our country and respect and honor those that put their life on the line in wars- whether we agree with the war or not. So it should come as no surprise to most of us that left leaning Keith Olbermann was one of the people that spoke up for the military personnel who were now subject to this the latest of patently exorbitant airline fees. Thankfully AA has relented


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