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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2002





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Pilot Elwood Menear is another hero who has shown that government airline security is a dangerous joke and that the FAA should be removed from air travel. Menear allegedly asked airport screeners: “Why are you worried about tweezers when I could crash the plane?” and thereby pointed out that the government is brainlessly harassing law-abiding citizens.

Now Menear is being prosecuted to shut him up about our stupid government. Barry Brunstein (the gentleman who mistakenly carried a gun onto a plane) has shown that government airline security is a dangerous fraud that slaughtered thousands on 9/11. He proved libertarians correct in that there is nothing wrong with law-abiding citizens, or pilots, carrying guns off or on a plane.

Imagine if Brunstein (or an armed pilot) had been on one of the doomed flights. If Brunstein had realized he had his gun he could have saved thousands of lives and been a hero. But Brunstein’s gun was discovered and confiscated and he took another flight home disarmed. How ironic it would have been if, on his flight home, terrorists had attempted a sequel. Then the government’s victim disarmament program would have resulted in more mass slaughter by searching, disarming and cowing passengers, crew and even pilots.

Government cannot stop real criminals or terrorists. So instead, the government is creating criminal felons out of model citizens who have not committed any act of violence or theft, and who have done nothing to anyone. Perhaps a jury would reject the absurd laws and acquit.

The government’s antidisestablismentarianism in air travel is a dangerous fraud and causes mass slaughter. Government needs to be
removed from air travel. Then air travel would develop effective security methods.

Rex Curry - Tampa, Fla.









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