The Airport Scanner Scam

Scan, baby, scan. That’s the mantra among politicians at all levels in the wake of the thwarted terrorist attack aboard a Detroit-bound passenger jet. According to conventional wisdom, the would-be “underwear bomber” could have been stopped by airport security if he’d been put through a full-body scanner, which would have revealed the cache of explosives attached to Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s groin. Full Story »

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Shawn Kerry Inlow
4.5
by Shawn Kerry Inlow - Jan. 9, 2010

A lot of sourcing here. I counted 14. And it clearly shows how the latest knee-jerk reaction to the supposed war on terror actually foments fear in the public. Not only does it expose the corruption of Michael Chertoff, but numerous others. The reporter, Mr. Ridgeway, shows he's on target with the prediction of more search machines that probably won't work. His once sentence coda is full of black humor and common sense... How about just using some German Shepherds? Top shelf article targeting some public nonsense that needs blowing up.

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