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Old Dec 5, 10, 5:44 pm
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Originally Posted by Ari View Post
Why would anyone care as long as he has been searched and doesn't have any W/E/I with him or on him?
Originally Posted by MikeMpls View Post
Why would it even matter if Osama bin Laden is on the next flight to LAX? If our security works and he has no bombs or weapons, what could he do?
But we all know that system doesn't work, and is the source of all kinds of problems, not to mention lots of loopholes. So isn't the point that it is better to find those who should NOT be flying, rather than treat all flyers as potential terrorists? Isn't it more likely ObL would be doing harm to planes than grandma Mabel? So isn't it better to identify those who would be more likely to do harm and single THEM out for more advanced screening?
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