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day's events and issues.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The FAMs have undergone extensive and complete
background investigations, and during a rapid buildup of personnel,
only a handful of discrepancies have arisen."
Source: TSA spokesman Brian Turmail in TIME Magazine,
explaining that the Air Marshals -- our last line of defense, in
the most extreme circumstances imaginable -- didn't all pass
background checks... when the TSA got around to checking.