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Old 12-05-2005, 03:56 PM   #1
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what do you think>?

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Old 12-05-2005, 04:30 PM   #2
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It's hard to believe that they worried over a Betta thinking it could be a national security matter. That's when you know that airport security is too tight.
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Airport security, and the TSA, is a joke. Anytime they take something out of the private sector and federalize it it becomes a national embarrasment. Our government couldn't find their butt with both hands much less a terrorist trying to board a plane.....they're too worried about destructive fish.

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yup, good to know out hard earned tax dollars are at work with things that dont pose a threat to national security..

simese fighting fish.. whats it going to do, beat up the pilots?
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Nah, it was probably housing drugs in its little stomach. One can never be sure about small fish, you'd never even see it coming... 8O
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i dont think a small betta can hold much weight in his stomach.. i was just reading some articles about just that.. they usally involved snakes or bigger fish..
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Suicide bomber! He's probably got a fire cracker strapped to him or something!
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What a JOKE! Its a fish for crying out loud. I cant believe they threw such a fit over it, but they didn't really do anything about it. It makes you wonder how many other things are snuck through "security"
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The thing that strikes me most is they weren't allowed to take the fish on the plane and they got it on the plane anyway. So much for security!!!!! I agree it was stupid to focus so much on a poor little pet betta but they did and a college student was able to outwit security anyway.
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Wow, I can belive they were like that, I had to take off my flip flops, like I could hide anything. My hubby didn't have to take off his sneakers, go figure. I could definately see that fish causing a huge ruckus and totally going pirahna on someone, hahahahha.
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