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Originally posted by Bangin
(Completely UNRELATED to my previous statements/quote---I've never hit the complaint button before, but I sure am tempted to do so right now. )
Originally posted by flycatch
The key word in the announcement is "random". This implies a limited amount of searches. If you believe your rights are being taken away by this approach you are behaving in a selfish manner. It takes only one
suicide bomber to inflict death and destruction on many others.
By announcing this approach the authorities are putting those individuals who wish to harm us on notice. This is a means of deterence and nothing more. Does it make me feel safer, hell no. What it does for me is having the knowledge that the powers to be are trying to do something.
Originally posted by BeingWatchedByThem
Learn your protected rights people, memorize them.
Use them, or lose them.
Originally posted by sen5e
I hardly ever take the train. I drive instead, facing less perils like road rage, impaired drivers, & potholes.
Originally posted by badkitty
Here in Illinois that would mean you have to go through the random road blocks searching for seatbelts. And they are not so random.... This has nothing to do with finding bombs - it has to do with slowly imposing martial law....
Originally posted by Outland
It also has a lot to do with revenue. Fines are a quick buck for Illinoi$.