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December 28, 2009

It’s 9/10/01 all over again

Did the panty-bomber board the plane in Schipol airport in Amsterdam without a passport?  It’s seeming as if he did and also that he had help from an accomplice talking his way onto the flight.  It’s a good thing they’re confiscating tweezers, though, who knows what would happen if they let people pluck their eyebrows in-flight.

Posted by Karol at 04:45 PM |

[...] via Keystone Kops It appears that Abdulmullatab tried to get on the plane without a passport (H/T).  Unfortunately, government screw ups—which this most assuredly was—are less likely [...]

Posted by: Federalist Paupers » Blog Archive » Airport Security via Keystone Kops at December 28, 2009 at 9:56 pm

Hey now, the system ‘worked’, didn’t it?

Posted by: Snoop-Diggity-DANG-Dawg at December 29, 2009 at 10:55 am

Let me be clear, the system failed.

Posted by: Karol at December 29, 2009 at 2:55 pm

Michelle Malkin had a fantastically illuminating chapter in her book, Invasion, about the endemic corruption at Miami’s main international transit hub. You should pick it up if you haven’t already read it, because it illustrates how much danger our so-called public servants have placed us in.

Over twenty to twenty-five percent of these airport employees are either openly sympathetic, i.e. Muslim, or open to bribery, extortion, or some other criminal inducement. The idea that you’re safe using American aviation-either domestically or internationally-is preposterous.

Posted by: Gerard at December 29, 2009 at 5:53 pm

I thought the dude was a liar,liar.

Posted by: Jizzmen at December 30, 2009 at 12:56 pm
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