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Response to safeinOhio (Reply #13)

Wed Sep 21, 2016, 12:04 AM

15. In a possibly apocryphal quote attributed to Calvin Coolidge ...

I don't need any for crimes. I go with the odds.

... he is supposed to have said, in response to being told that air travel was so safe that there was only one passenger casualty per million air miles traveled, "Small comfort for the casualty."

In other words, odds are no guarantee of safety. Why not take steps to better them?

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