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January 7, 2006

Terror in diapers?

Filed under: Aviation Security,Humor — by Christian Beckner on January 7, 2006

The latest absurdity from the TSA:

Edward Allen’s reaction to being on the government’s “no-fly” list should have been the tip-off that he is no terrorist.

“I don’t want to be on the list. I want to fly and see my grandma,” the 4-year-old boy said, according to his mother.

Clearly someone was not using common sense in this instance. But still, I have to ask: is there a way that we could put all toddlers on the no-fly list?

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