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At last, the PC British are slowly turning around

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Submitted by Vijay (United Kingdom), Aug 15, 2006 at 07:35

Fot the last 5 days, millions of people have been afftected by the actions of islamo-fascist plane plotters. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, and everybody has to undergo checks in the airport and nobody can take hand luggage. Ladies can't even take lipstick. Why, beause Muslim terrrorist have got to be put on the same moral plane as every other citizen and air travelers. That means any air passenger can be a potential Islamic terrorist. Obviouly this is not true and only Muslim are or can be Islamic terrorists . So, many people are considering subjecting only Muslims to comprehensive checks at the airport. That makes sense.

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2313135,00.html

Muslims face extra checks in new travel crackdown
By Ben Webster, Transport Correspondent

THE Government is discussing with airport operators plans to introduce a screening system that allows security staff to focus on those passengers who pose the greatest risk.


The passenger-profiling technique involves selecting people who are behaving suspiciously, have an unusual travel pattern or, most controversially, have a certain ethnic or religious background.

The system would be much more sophisticated than simply picking out young men of Asian appearance. But it would cause outrage in the Muslim community because its members would be far more likely to be selected for extra checks.

Officials at the Department for Transport (DfT) have discussed the practicalities of introducing such a system with airport operators, including BAA. They believe that it would be more effective at identifying potential terrorists than the existing random searches

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