.................with apologies to Alistair Cook

Friday, 2 May 2008

Only in America! No-fly list grounds US Air Marshals

I'm sorry, this made me laugh out loud and I just HAD to share it with you. The people tasked with guarding US citizens are being "grounded" and refused the right to fly because their names are on the DHS "No Fly List". That's irony guys. Do you get the concept now? :)

No-fly list grounds US Air Marshals: "

Bureaucrat's memo takes on blacklist madness


One aspect of the American response to air safety in the year after the September 11 attacks that generated relatively little controversy was welcome expansion of the Federal Air Marshal program - other than some concerns about what kind of weapons could be used safely within a pressurized cabin, really, who could complain about extra beat cops in the sky? Airport rent-a-cops, that's who.…

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(Via The Register.)