Tag Archives: airport security

Amtrak owes me

I was having dinner with a friend tonight, when a great new ad campaign for Amtrak occurred to me.

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Terrorist plot foiled over Detroit on Christmas day

I woke up this morning to find my family watching FOX News. Apparently, a Nigerian man had attempted to ignite an incendiary device strapped to his leg on a Detroit-bound flight yesterday, while we were celebrating Christmas. Fortunately, it seems that this fellow, who was intent on killing hundreds of people, proved to be about […]

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HORmobiles, shoe bombs and cell phones

This morning, I looked out the window and saw a little, blue hatchback wedged perfectly into the mouth of our crumbling cement driveway. The parking job wasn’t the work of an ordinary drunk either. And, this wasn’t an, “Aw, fuck it, they can still get around me” job, where you have to go a foot […]

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