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Obama secretly ends program that let pilots carry guns

• Washington Times
After the September 11 attacks, commercial airline pilots were allowed to carry guns if they completed a federal-safety program. No longer would unarmed pilots be defenseless as remorseless hijackers seized control of aircraft and rammed them into bu

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Comment by Powell Gammill (1004)
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As one fellow -- a pilot -- put it years ago: Almost all airline pilots at one point when they were younger were entrusted with missiles, bobs and tens of thousands of rounds of large caliber bullets (cartridges) that could lay waste to city blocks -- while flying over US homes. Now they can't even carry a pocket knife on board their passenger jet filled with volatile fuel, hundreds of passengers and enough speed and mass to make a formidable suicide weapon.


Comment by Richard Stone (13631)
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I feel so much safer now knowing that only crimials will have guns on airplanes. I don't want to see any of the good guys with guns, that might be unsafe. Having guns is so politically incorrect.
Do you really believe in the second amendment?
That's my best impersonation of a liberal, did I do ok?