Pardon my language...this drives me up the freaking wall.
- Roland S Martin
Changes are going to be made in the intelligence community as a result of the security failures that allowed the passenger on Northwest Flight 253 to board the plane, despite there being strong evidence of his allegiance to al-Qaeda.
One of the centerpieces of President George W. Bush’s administration was the creation of an intelligence center that was supposed to connect all the dots. In this case, that did not happen, as President Barack Obama has said several times.
Yet what is truly perplexing about the aftermath of the failed bombing is the complacency among Americans who are quick to condemn security lapses but, when tough measures are put into place, act like spoiled children who don’t want to be inconvenienced.
Take the full body airport scanners. Civil libertarians are up in arms, saying it violates the privacy of Americans. But come on, folks, are they really that bad?
I refuse to expose you to more of this filth. If you want more, the link is there.