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Homeland Security to Airlines: Beware of Shoe Bombs

The Department of Homeland Security Wednesday told airlines to be extra-vigilant over international flights into the U.S.

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Sean Conneamhe February 19, 2014 at 11:35 PM
"More HS BS..."
anonymous February 19, 2014 at 11:52 PM
DHS 2014 budget 59.959 Billion dollars Keep the sheep scared and keep inflating your budget DHS. Then again with our presidents joke of a foreign policy you might have to start earning you inflated salaries. anonymous
makemyday February 20, 2014 at 06:57 AM
What's shameful is the president has no intention of securing our borders. Now I read that the dems. are considering a deal with Mexico to relax the border for business people traveling in both countries. It's already proven that terrorist enter through the Mexican border. Those in DC are either blind or ignorant, or both.
Lawyer1 February 20, 2014 at 08:29 AM
You forgot Deaf and Dumb.....
diane February 20, 2014 at 08:53 AM
Hey Lawyer 1....I understand deaf but wtf is dumb????...
Mel Sharples February 20, 2014 at 09:52 AM
No, those in DC do whatever the financial elites in this nation want. And they want easier travel and short lines at airports. So they got it. Security is nothing when it comes at the risk of a CEO missing his tee time. Get your priorities straight, people.
Pen Man February 20, 2014 at 10:18 AM
How could that be? We’ve been living in Obama’s land for 5 years now. I thought he promised if you like your security, you can keep your security? Besides by now weren’t all our problems to be solved? No more hunger, everyone insured, no national debit, and the world living in peace and harmony as we all circle around the Whitehouse holding hands and singing: Kumbaya my Lord Obama, kumbaya Kumbaya my Lord Obama, kumbaya Kumbaya my Lord Obama, kumbaya Oh Lord Obama, kumbaya
I plead the 2nd tchk tchk February 20, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Scare the people, then tax the crap out of them. The patriot act has enabled the government to take inventory of all US citizen's assets and accounts and it has been determined that the Americans can afford to pay more taxes and will pay more taxes without riseing up against the government. they will tolerate this. thanks to the patriot act the government was able to find this information out. now the fleecing begins. "patriot act" nothign patriotic about it, nothing anti terrorist about it. it is a tool to take your savings and property.
John February 20, 2014 at 12:09 PM
@Mel What does being more vigilant about international flights into the U.S. have to do with financial elites making their tee time ? First off, DHS knows who most likely is going to commit such an act of terror especially if that person happens to be on an international flight heading into the U.S. But Mel as we all know "political correctness" prevents us from just simply singling those perpetrators out. Liberal sympathizers -and we have a lot of them -have made it virtually impossible to simply do just that. So yes, ,we all ,including CEO's , have to pay the price on this one. All I can say is make sure your wearing clean socks on your flight back home from Europe.
Sean Conneamhe February 20, 2014 at 01:58 PM
"What if the bomb is set to detonate when the shoe is removed..."
Mel Sharples February 20, 2014 at 03:17 PM
I was responding to a point made by Make My Day. And I wear flip flops when I go to the airport. And I don't care if it's snowing. Because if I don't, the terr'ists win.
julie wilson February 20, 2014 at 03:33 PM
Its so sad we need to go thru all of this but our lives are no safe anymore. I'm a travel agent and I do travel a lot so I can recommend places to go. Ever time I go to airport I know I will be padded down because I set off alarms due to my knee replacements. Even when I went in the ex-ray machine I still got checked.
Sean Conneamhe February 20, 2014 at 03:34 PM
"Many terrourists wear flip-flops..."
Vinny Gotalot February 20, 2014 at 04:56 PM
Classic DHS -- Hey guys lets freak everyone out again its been 4 months since we told everyone about the Diaper Bomber... That will get us a few extra months of work... Strong Intel but No Hard Facts... Clean you magnifying glass Dick Tracy,,,,
Mel Sharples February 20, 2014 at 05:03 PM
I guess that's why it takes me 6 hours to get through security.
I plead the 2nd tchk tchk February 21, 2014 at 10:18 AM
How many people are going to risk blowing their legs off and surviving?
I plead the 2nd tchk tchk February 21, 2014 at 10:56 AM
"Contagion". look it up. you are all victims of the intelligence community's tactic. You people as a whole are taken for a ride everyday and you pay for it. I would advise just turning off the mainstream media that includes fox, but definately includes cnn, msnbc, abc. find other sources and be a skeptic and think logically after you read an article. get unbrain washed with all this false information. It is difficult because some of the stuff is true and then they throw in false propaganda in after they gain your confidence. God help us all.
I plead the 2nd tchk tchk February 21, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Contagion. a corrupting or harmful influence that tends to spread. This was used in Hitler's Nazi Germany against the Jews. It appears to be used against the Muslims now and in particular the Syrians are being targeted. Someone wants to remove the current regime in syria out of the way. A contagion is being attempted on the American people to start an influence to make this happen. Even though it is difficult to make a direct connection as being a threat to our security, the contagion is using children stories. I am not sure what the motive is for our government to do this, but I think it has to do with helping isreal somehow.

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