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Subject:  Re: Boeing and self-certification Date:  3/15/2019  8:12 AM
Author:  tim443 Number:  555012 of 583953

You need an outside, government agency that is not caught up within this jungle of profit-driven incentives, whose pay and career advancement doesn't depend on the company's bottom line, to counteract this process of corner-cutting, which will otherwise always evolve into disaster eventually.

Mary Schivo - former Inspector General of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). Was on CNN a couple days ago explaining that there was little choice in going to self regulation in the industry as the government couldn't find people with the knowledge needed to regulate them that wasn't already working for the industry.

Methinks if one good thing comes out of this mess it will be that the tremendous cost of this failure will perhaps act as a warning to CEOs who think shortcuts are great for their bonus ... blink ... sorry I was dreaming.

Anymouse <can we get them some jail time?>
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