Tuesday, August 15, 2006


Security Theater

X-ray machines can't detect the sorts of explosives that a shoe bomber would use. So X-raying shoes might detect a hidden shiv, but then the metal detectors would find those anyway. Know what would really make America more secure? If we stopped propping up right-wing antidemocratic régimes and corporations the world over. Then very few people would want to bomb us in the first place. But at least this is a step in the right direction.

Greg Palast said that the British plot involved kids dreaming of mixing hair dye and peroxide. I don't know if he has direct knowledge, or was just gassing. But it's conspicuous to me that so few details have emerged.
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