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  • Marine-bashing Toledo mayor whines about “f***king ruckus”

    02/17/2008 4:32:03 PM PST · by george76 · 20 replies · 159+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | February 15, 2008 | Michelle Malkin
    Carty Finkbeiner, the jerk mayor of Toledo,cursed on live radio when asked about his anti-Marines stance. He’s always got excuses. This time he says he was “tongue-tied.” More likely: Brain-tied. Radio host Maggie Thurber writes about how The Jerk’s stand could cost the city $57.7 million:
  • A Taut, Last-Minute Stretch to Save an Airline

    04/26/2003 8:21:15 PM PDT · by Archangelsk · 26 replies · 337+ views
    The NY Times ^ | 042703 | By EDWARD WONG and MICHELINE MAYNARD
    April 27, 2003 A Taut, Last-Minute Stretch to Save an Airline By EDWARD WONG and MICHELINE MAYNARD [A] dozen or so men walked out of the Hyatt Regency by the Dallas airport last Wednesday night holding in their hands the fate of the world's largest airline. They were tired and anxious and hoarse, having spent 12 straight hours bargaining at a conference table in the hotel's basement. Over their heads, the silver jets of American Airlines veered toward the runways, doing the work of the very company they were trying to save. One man, Donald J. Carty, walked from the...
  • Directors weigh AA Chairman Donald Carty's Ouster

    04/23/2003 9:03:32 AM PDT · by Mister Magoo · 4 replies · 190+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | April 23, 2003 | VIKAS BAJAJ and DIANNE SOLÍS
    Last modified: 10:48 AM CDT on Wednesday, April 23, 2003 Directors weigh Carty's ouster Action seen as way to salvage union deals 04/23/2003 By VIKAS BAJAJ and DIANNE SOLÍS / The Dallas Morning News Some AMR Corp. directors are considering replacing chairman and chief executive Donald Carty in an attempt to salvage the company's concessions agreements with its three unions and keep it out of bankruptcy, according to a person familiar with the board's thinking. Although there is no formal motion before the 12-member board to fire Mr. Carty, his fate probably will be discussed during a Wednesday morning conference...
  • One Little Mistake Sparks Fury And Mistrust at American Air

    04/23/2003 8:09:23 AM PDT · by Mister Magoo · 15 replies · 172+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | April 23, 2003 | Scott McCartney
    <p>Amid all the turmoil over the failure of AMR Corp.'s American Airlines to disclose executive benefits, even as it asked its employees to take huge pay cuts, one little mistake stands out.</p> <p>One short statement is creating enormous fallout for both Donald J. Carty, AMR's chief executive, and the leaders of American's three unions. The result could be that American, which has struggled so hard to cut its costs, could end up filing for bankruptcy protection anyway, changing the direction of the airline industry.</p>
  • CEOs You Don't Want in the Cockpit

    04/22/2003 7:46:56 AM PDT · by Archangelsk · 6 replies · 157+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 042203 | Harold Meyerson
    CEOs You Don't Want in the Cockpit By Harold Meyerson Tuesday, April 22, 2003; Page A19 It's a good thing that Donald J. Carty, the chairman and chief executive of American Airlines, doesn't also pilot one of its planes. If he did, and if the plane went into an uncontrolled dive and he handled it the same way he's running the company, he'd bail out as the plane fell to earth, drift dreamily down on a golden parachute, land lightly amid the carnage and give himself a nice cash bonus for coming through unscathed. Over the past week it has...
  • Flight attendants scrap deal with American

    04/19/2003 7:32:20 AM PDT · by Archangelsk · 104 replies · 361+ views
    CNN ^ | 041903 | AP
    <p>FORT WORTH, Texas (CNN) -- Outraged by news that troubled American Airlines had planned to give its executives bonuses, flight attendants rescinded their approval of wage cuts and plan to vote again, a union official said late Friday.</p> <p>No date for the new vote was set. Wednesday, the flight attendants agreed to more than $10 billion in wage concessions over six years. The airline had said it would file for bankruptcy protection if the union did not approve the cuts.</p>