3.1 Case 3-1 Who Pay The Price Analysis

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Write Up #1 Case 3-1 Who Pays The Price?
Having read the scenarios presented, the question of how to decide whose view to accept is posed. Personally I believe the regulations set forth by the government are necessary to help stop the impact of carbon dioxide on the environment. Regulations are necessary to stop the collective greed of mankind from over-riding common sense. One only needs to look toward China, India, and inward toward the United States for examples of rampant abuse of natural resources for monetary gain. New technology and advances in EPA standards are, and should be, considered operating expenses. Global terrorism is real, there is no question. TSA is a government entity and the tax
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97) The opponents of these regulations argue that the regulations cause delays and drive up costs for airlines. While waiting

WRITE UP #1 CASE 3-1 WHO PAYS THE PRICE?
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in line at the security checkpoint in an airport is awful, I feel it is a small price to pay. The cost of
TSA is borne by the American tax payer. Airlines are subsidized by the U.S. government for improved security measures as well. Some of the cost is borne by the individual airlines, but I also believe this cost to be the responsibility of the airlines. As a company you have overhead and this is part of that overhead. “Last year, airlines and passengers contributed $2 billion in taxes and fees to the TSA. The federal government – in other words, the tax payers – picked up the rest of the organization’s $8 billion dollar tab.” (Dickler, 2011)One can see these costs as a negative and argue against the regulations. The benefits of the new regulations show far better safety, on time flights better baggage handling and fewer cancellations. “But how do travelers feel? According to a poll by Rasmussen Reports last year 30% of Americans say the

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