March 27, 2004

TSA Cancels Flight Based on "Psychic Warning"

Greetings. The federal Transportation Security Administration on Friday searched an American Airlines plane in Florida, causing the flight's cancellation, after a warning from a self-described psychic. The search turned up nothing unusual.

The local TSA administrator explained the action by saying, "... in these times, we can't ignore anything."

It's good to know that TSA bases their operations on solid facts and hard science, since these are the same folks who are running the CAPPS II system for passenger profiling, and the upcoming system to allow "trusted travelers" to undergo less scrutiny at airport security checkpoints.

Perhaps soon TSA will lend out some of their experts to provide divining-rod training to drought-ridden communities around the country.


Posted by Lauren at March 27, 2004 08:58 PM | Permalink
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