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A Michigan man who was aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253 says he witnessed Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab trying to board the plane in Amsterdam without a passport.
Kurt Haskell of Newport, Mich., who posted an earlier comment about his experience, talked exclusively with MLive.com and confirmed he was on the flight by sending a picture of his boarding pass. He and his wife, Lori, were returning from a safari in Uganda when they boarded the NWA flight on Friday. Haskell said he and his wife were sitting on the ground near their boarding gate in Amsterdam, which is when they saw Mutallab appr
Originally posted by badmoviefan
reply to post by lpowell0627
I don't mind the X-ray scanners or the machine that checks for chemical traces of explosive materials as long as it get me through the line faster. I know people think it's an invasion of privacy but for me it's no big deal, again, as long as it's faster and more effective.
The real issue with this article is lax security abroad for airplanes coming to the US or other locations around the world.
(CNN) -- The man who allegedly lit an explosive on board a U.S.-bound international flight deserves none of the constitutional protections afforded American citizens, a former top Bush administration official said Monday.
Tom Ridge, who served as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security from 2003 to 2005, made the comments on CNN's "Larry King Live."
"I take a look at this individual who has been charged criminally, does that mean he gets his Miranda warnings? The only information we get is if he volunteers it?" Ridge said. "He's not a citizen of this country. He's a terrorist, and I don't think he deserves the full range of protections of our criminal justice system embodied in the Constitution of the United States."
Originally posted by Blackmarketeer
This is a gigantic hole in the official story, and it barely gets any attention? Is this not a conspiracy site?