NYT.  "High-Altitude Rambos"  The security

NYT.  “High-Altitude Rambos”  The security insanity continues.  This is a wild tale of how things done in the name of security can potentially be as dangerous as what it attempts to prevent.

Dr. Bob Rajcoomar, a U.S. citizen and former military physician from Lake Worth, Fla., found himself handcuffed and taken into custody last month in one of the many episodes of hysteria to erupt on board airliners in the U.S. since the Sept. 11 attacks….

“We have to take a look at what we’re doing in the name of security,” said Dr. Rajcoomar. “So many men and women have fought and died for freedom in this great country, and now we are in danger of ruining that in the name of security.”   Hear, hear!

[John Robb’s Radio Weblog]

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