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And you thought you were safe!

From CommonDreams a piece which should not assure you that you are safe as you travel this holiday season. It's all smoke and mirrors.

"TSA screeners at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport were apparently too busy checking out the neighborhood junk to notice a guy's loaded .40 caliber handgun in his computer bag, which he inadvertently carried onto his flight. Officials said after the incident screeners got "remedial instruction" - presumably, as in: "This is a gun." Recent tests show that screeners miss most of this stuff. Are we feeling safe yet?"

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