Mon, Jun 30, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news,
though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have
a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I believe there are people in Washington who ignore
incidents until they have their face rubbed in it by the inspector
general, if that's not a coverup, I'm not sure what
Source: David Stock, president of the National
Air Traffic Controllers Association at Chicago's Elgin facility
this week in response to the confirmation of a U.S. Department of
Transportation inspector general investigation into possible
controller error coverups at the facility.
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