Originally Posted by Lonnie
Maybe the value here is to keep the fear mongering down to a minimum and realize that not EVERYTHING is a threat and that the actual risk of terrorism to the average citizen is pretty low.
Aww Lonnie that makes too much sense. If the government thought that way, we wouldn't be engaged in the War On Liquids and Gels: Keeping America's Airways Safe from Toothpaste.
Remember, 3 oz of toothpaste in a quart zip-loc bag is safe. Toothpaste in a 3.7 ounce tube will blow up an airplane. 1 ounce of toothpaste without a magic KipHawleyIsAnIdiot
baggie will blow up an airplane.
This is the mindset of our Fatherland Security folks these days. No wonder the morons in my former home town overreacted like this.
"Signs on a Bridge" - the thrilling sequel to "Snakes on a Plane".
The Bush government and their cronies have a vested interest in keeping the general public thinking that anything could be "terrorists". It justifies their trashing of the Constitution and the big bucks to Halliburton et al.
Yeah, verging on Supporters-only territory. I'll shut up now and see what's on Cartoon Network.