can we get rid of dhs please? adds and enforces 6 year old on terrorist no-fly list

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    Unemployment is high. Many of Bush's friends needed gubbermint work. Why are you so mean????????
     
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    Bush-whacked already!!

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    This is one of those lose-lose situations for DHS. I'm reminded of the movie Terminator when the Arnold Schwartzenegger character systematically kills all the Sarah Connors he finds in the telephone directory until he finds the real one he's looking for. Same thing here: There is probably a good reason for that particular name to remain on the no-fly list even though there's a six year old with the same name. But the news media is pretty good at turning this around and make it look like a matter of bureaucratic incompetency.

    It would be more accurate to say that there's a six year old whose name is the same as a person on the no-fly list. But reporting that a six year old has been placed on the list makes for bigger headlines.

    So much for journalistic integrity.
     
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    I agree with Toome above. If a dog bites a man, that is not news. If a man bites a dog, now that is front page news. Same sort of thing here with the kids name on the no fly list.
     
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    That makes sense, except for the fat that the 6 year old is the one getting hassled by the TSA, not whoever has that name that is really on the list. If the TSA can not recognize the fact that a 6 yo is not a terrorist that is bureaucratic incompetence. Considering that some of these children with the same name are frequent fliers you would think that they would get their act together. Instead, they have people, like you, defending them for their stupidity.

    Stupid is as stupid does.
     
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    Really, Might they be thinking that terrorist are not above using kids to carry out their attacks?

    just saying :)
     
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    once again, it shows how stupid it is that the list is by name only as if getting spoofed documents is hard
     
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    now that is a good point.
     
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    how does that make any sense? they use kids with the same name as other terrorists? your post make 0 sense as usual
     

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