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Old Nov 8, 07, 1:52 pm
Wally Bird
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Originally Posted by magiciansampras View Post
What about the argument that while OBL is smart, lots of these terrorists are quite stupid. That by having a list we'll be able to stop the not-so-bright ones that don't have the resources to get bulletproof ID under a false name?
Stop them from what ? Getting on a plane after having been thoroughly screened by the TSA professionals ? BFD.

Perhaps you'd like to have them arrested and charged with terrorism ? Hasn't happened yet AFAIK.

A list that is not only grotesquely inaccurate but also apparently toothless.
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