Reports of the death of compromise in Washington are greatly exaggerated.That's one important message from the 11th-hour agreement that averted a partial shutdown of the federal government Friday night."No compromise" has been the rallying cry of the Tea Party movement.
How much would you pay for a burger with lettuce, tomato, pickles, onion rings, cheddar and bacon?At Corner Burger in Brooklyn, Hilda Hampar charges $9.25. At that price, tables in her restaurant often sit empty.So she made a deal with Groupon.
Government officials are letting Google Inc. proceed with its $700 million purchase of airline fare tracker ITA Software, but are imposing significant conditions on the deal.The purchase will establish the Internet search giant as a key player in the online travel market.