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Monday, May 02, 2005

Linder on Airliner Deaths Not Catastrophe

Rollcall has a humdinger from Rep. John Linder of Georgia on how many dead people it takes to be a catastrophe:
“If an airline is blown up in the air, that is a very bad circumstance for 200 or 300 people. But it is not a catastrophe,” Linder said during a hearing last week in the House Homeland Security Committee.