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Posted: 4/24/2002 10:21:25 AM EDT
A friend sent me this and I thought it was humorous but now I'm angry just thinking about it. Are we ever going to wakeup from this cartoon dream? >To ensure we Americans never offend anyone - - - - particularly fanatics intent on killing us - airport screeners will not be allowed to profile people. They will continue random searches of 80-year-old women, little >kids, airline pilots with proper identification, Secret Service agents who >are members of the President's security detail, 85-year old Congressmen with >metal hips, and Medal Of Honor winning former Governors. > >Let's pause a moment and take the following test: > >In 1972 at the Munich Olympics, athletes were kidnapped and massacred by: >(a)Olga Corbutt >(b)Sitting Bull >(c)Arnold Schwartzeneger >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >In 1979,the U.S. embassy in Iran was taken over by: >(a)Lost Norwegians >(b)Elvis >(c)A tour bus full of 80-year-old women >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >During the 1980's a number of Americans were kidnapped in Lebanon by: >(a)John Dillinger >(b)The King of Sweden >(c)The Boy Scouts >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >In 1983, the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut was blown up by: >(a)A pizza delivery boy >(b)Pee Wee Herman >(c)Geraldo Rivera making up for a slow news day >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40. > >In 1985 the cruise ship Achille Lauro was hijacked, and a 70 year old >American passenger was murdered and thrown overboard by: >(a)The Smurfs >(b)Davy Jones >(c)The Little Mermaid >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40. > >In 1985 TWA flight 847 was hijacked at Athens, and a U.S. Navy diver was murdered by: >(a)Captain Kid >(b)Charles Lindberg >(c)Mother Teresa >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >In 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was bombed by: >(a)Scooby Doo >(b)The Tooth Fairy >(c)Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid. >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >In 1993 the World Trade Center was bombed the first time by: >(a)Richard Simmons >(b)Grandma Moses >(c)Michael Jordan >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >In 1998, the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed by: >(a)Mr. Rogers >(b)Hillary, to distract attention from Wild Bill's women problems >(c)The World Wrestling Federation to promote "Mustapha the Merciless" >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >On 9/11/01, four airliners were hijacked and destroyed and thousands of >people were killed by: >(a)Bugs Bunny, Wiley E. Coyote, Daffy Duck, and Elmer Fudd >(b)The Supreme Court of Florida >(c)Mr. Bean >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >In 2002 the United States fought a war in Afghanistan against: >(a)Enron >(b)The Lutheran Church >(c)The NFL >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >In 2002 reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and murdered by: >(a)Bonnie and Clyde >(b)Captain Kangaroo >(c)Billy Graham >(d)Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40 > >Hmmm . . . nope, no patterns anywhere to justify profiling!!
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 10:58:21 AM EDT
Didn't we do this one already?
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 12:46:29 PM EDT
Yup, and it's still relevant.
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 1:20:40 PM EDT
Yeah, so many bad examples from Arabs. And Jews. And Blacks. And Whites. And Asians. And....
Link Posted: 4/24/2002 9:04:46 PM EDT
Sorry for the old news guys(and gals) posted and then went to work. Story of my life....day late,dollar short,and always an inch short![B)]
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