Tue, Sep 27, 2005
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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 haven't been involved in any kind of terrorism, and I
never committed any crime. Ever since I came here I've loved this
country for what it stands for, and this goes against everything
that I've ever learned about this country and how it treats people.
This is the kind of nightmarish situation you think happened in
Stalinist Russia or Nazi Germany, but not in America."
Source: Robert Gray, a Cape Air pilot, who told
the Boston Globe that because he ended up on the government's
no-fly list, he's now lost his job. He said the TSA has provided
his lawyers with information that indicates the Robert Gray who
should be barred from flight is Hispanic -- Gray, an immigrant from
Northern Ireland, is white.
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