Wednesday, December 30, 2009

500 million smooth landings this decade

It’s remarkable that a Northwest Airlines flight was subject to a Christmas attack; eight years to the day that shoe-bomber Richard Reid bumbled a similar airline assault. Equally noteworthy is the international media scrutiny placed on the uncommon events; while meanwhile few news outlets report on the 500 million airline flights that have taken place in the last ten years, without confrontation of any sort.

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