Wed, Aug 01, 2012
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 thought-provoking.
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
"To subject Americans to a tax levied by the European Union while they fly in U.S. airspace is a dramatic overreach and assault on our sovereignty, especially when European countries can use that money for anything they'd like. The bottom line is that European governments have no business imposing a tax on our air travel, and I'm glad that our colleagues today moved our plan closer to the finish line." Source: News release from Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) following passage of legislation blocking the EU-ETS in the Senater Commerce Committee.
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