No. of Recommendations: 1
<<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
Print the post  

Announcements

This is a Politics Free Board
Politically charged posts are not permitted on the Metar Board. If you make a political post, and it is alerted, the post will be removed. Thanks!
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.