Erik's Weblog 2.0

July 19, 2007

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Executive Order: Blocking Property of Certain Persons Who Threaten Stabilization Efforts in Iraq

I, GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of America, find that, due to the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States posed by acts of violence threatening the peace and stability of Iraq and undermining efforts to promote economic reconstruction and political reform in Iraq and to provide humanitarian assistance to the Iraqi people, it is in the interests of the United States to take additional steps with respect to the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13303 of May 22, 2003, and expanded in Executive Order 13315 of August 28, 2003, and relied upon for additional steps taken in Executive Order 13350 of July 29, 2004, and Executive Order 13364 of November 29, 2004.

Translation: Bitch about the war, and we'll take all of your stuff.

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AOPA offers Congress a plan to combat medical certificate fraud

AOPA has proposed a four-point plan to help the FAA combat the small number of falsified pilot medical certificates. AOPA President Phil Boyer told Congress July 17, that while the problem was very small, AOPA was concerned and would work with the FAA to solve it.

9 incidents in the last 9 years. Are you kidding me? How many car accidents were caused by incapacitated drivers in the same time frame?

If you have a valid drivers license, you should be able to fly. It is that simple.