OT Re: Holy cow...

From: Hans B PUFAL <hansp_at_citem.org>
Date: Sat Aug 7 03:46:57 2004

Joe R. wrote:

> At 08:56 PM 8/6/04 -0500, you wrote:
>>On Fri, 2004-08-06 at 19:59, Steve Thatcher wrote:
>>>eyeglass screwdrivers and even nail files were taken off the list later

> last year. The people that are there are doing their job and are not given
> the ability to make decisions and exceptions on their own. People making
> exceptions and doing their own security thing on 9/11 resulted in thousands
> of dead people.

>>No, what actually caused the deaths is people being taught to be passive
>>sheep in case of a hijacking.

> Amen!

Indeed, but to be fair those passengers had no idea what the hijackers
planned, once the real situation became know the passengers DID try and
do something. And since then attempts to hijack planes HAVE been
prevented by passenger intervention by probably the best security
available : self preservation.

   -- HansP
Received on Sat Aug 07 2004 - 03:46:57 BST

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