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Subject:  Re: Boeing and self-certification Date:  3/15/2019  3:27 AM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  555000 of 585615

<<What's illogical is to think that if government oversight fails to stop corporate malfeasance in individual cases, then that means that government oversight should be stopped altogether.
That's bonkers.>>

Oh, I don't think so.

Absent government taking responsibility for the safety of Boeing's airliners through regulation, Boeing is solely responsible for their safe operation.

If government takes responsibility for their safety, then government is responsible.

Since it's really absurd to suggest that government has the manpower, skilled personnel and sheer ability to manage the safety of airliner production across the world ----better that government stay out and that Boeing be held responsible as indeed is happening now.

All too often government regulation provides cover for a lack of safety: "Well, we are following all their rules ----if something is wrong it's the fault of the regulators." And indeed that gets many businesses off the liability hook, or at least muddles the issue.

Seattle Pioneer
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