Wednesday, April 06, 2005

The perfect job for a Bin Laden supporter

Debbie Schlussel this week chronicles the latest outrage from the Transportation Safety Administration.

Her column contains the story of Sadeq Naji Ahmed, a U.S. Air Force officer with the following record:
Ahmed, a Yemeni Muslim since indicted in federal court in Detroit, was honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force. That might seem well and good, but the circumstances behind the discharge aren’t so honorable.

Between 1999 and the 9/11 attacks, Ahmed—then an airman stationed at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida—made statements in support of Osama Bin Laden, said he was not against the 9/11 attacks, that the U.S. deserved to be attacked, that he wouldn’t fight if the U.S. took action in Iraq, and that U.S. aircraft over Iraq should crash.

So who would hire him with such a record? Homeland Security's TSA, of course. Ahmed served as a baggage screener in Detroit's Metro Airport for almost two years following 9/11 and after his record came to light. Read Debbie's column for the whole despicable story.

I guess if they can give a Pulitzer Prize to terrorists, they can hire a Bin Laden supporter to screen luggage at an airport.
Update - Friday - Michelle Malkin's post today contains a good summary of the TSA reorganization plan and previous posts revealing its uselessness.

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