Fri, Sep 17, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing
on the day's events and issues.
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"While over there, he and some
patrolmen were going through different houses and found some books
on the Taliban and some unexploded antiaircraft ordnance. Being
ex-military and as the military does overseas, they picked them up
as souvenirs. He packed them in his bag and flew back with them,
like an idiot."
Source: Troy Lyman, whose friend, Shaun Louis
Marshall, appears in New York federal court Friday. Marshall faces
up to 20 years in prison if convicted on charges of bringing live
explosives aboard a commercial passenger aircraft. The real
question is, how did Marshall, returning to his home in Riverside
(CA), get those Soviet-made explosives and ammo all the way from
Afghanistan to JFK before being discovered?
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