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Institutionalized ignorance and stupidity.

Reader comment on item: Should airport security procedures include ethnic and religious profiling?

Submitted by mariana (United States), Nov 22, 2006 at 16:26

Your vigilance is deeply appreciated, and your papers wonderfully educational. The Enlightenment and the West willdie of political correctness. We've been "disinforming" our children on a grand scale for over 35 years, and we're about to be served our "just desserts!" Of course these DATA should be part of screening. What's the point of wasting time searching or stopping blacks, latinos and chinese if the "perp" is a 6'3" blonde male with a "Scandanavian" or "Germanic" accent?

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