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“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” - Ben Franklin
Wow! I bet he never makes that mistake again.
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
one of the comments was to the effect that no name means he was an agency dude. a civilian would have been name & picture in the news.
i add to that--or related to a congress critter....one connected and thus protected.
interesting if any more 'news' is published.
You plug 'em, I plant 'em
...kid can't read at 17 (Garcia/Hunter 1985)
Lack of preparation on your part does not necessarily constitute an emergency on mine
A Sigma? So? The odds of the plane dying of natural causes are greater than the odds of that thing firing
One thing I do find interesting is that although there are allegedly four guns per day found by the TSA in airports around the country, only a scant handful are deemed newsworthy enough to make their way to the headlines.
"If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world, but I am sure we would be getting reports from Hell before breakfast."
William T. Sherman
What I find surprising is that TSA actually found it. I thought they only found loose quarters left in pockets, etc.
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