Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]
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On Monday 01 May 2006 16:30, Paul Johnson <email@example.com> was heard
> > All airports in the US are government owned.
> I suppose that's true if you're willing to say that the vast
> majority of US airports don't exist. Many television stations,
> hospitals, police departments, etc. have airports that aren't
> government owned. So do many ranchers and aviation clubs.
The helipad on top of a hospital qualifies as an "airport"?
A dirt strip on a ranch qualifies as an "airport"?
And do tell, how is a _police_ owned and operated helipad _not_
What is the source of your "vast majority" claim? I would like to see
In return, I will qualify my statement as "commercial airports", but
the fact remains that every paved airstrip I have ever seen in
decades as a general aviation enthusiast, many taken as a chunk right
out of what was your "rancher" example's land, have been owned by
governments. Ya see, the liability insurance is deadly otherwise.
September 11th, 2001
The proudest day for gun control and central
planning advocates in American history
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