I've Got the Sequestration Blues


The impact of the sequester hit our circle of friends, many of whom work in aviation, immediately. Over morning coffee less than a week after it went into effect, my husband shared an e-mail from a long-time pilot friend, Aidan, whose wife, Julie, works for the Federal Aviation Administration:

“Our family will now be losing a substantial amount of money for food, clothing, heating oil, etc. My wife will be forced to take a day without pay every pay period. It’s a hug

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