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post #32 of Old 06-23-2012
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Re: USCG 2011 Boating Statistics

Originally Posted by MarkSF View Post
This is counter-intuitive. How could training NOT improve safety? Presumably to get a license you'd have to do be trained to a certain level.

Next time you fly with an airline, why don't you have one of those untrained, unlicensed pilots fly the plane. I'm sure they'll figure it out on the way, no problem. According to your argument, the entire FAA is just there to empty pilot's wallets.

Nice summation! Tea Party 101. I've always thought that some level of tax, title, license bought a certain amount of civilization. Guess I'm a commie after all.
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