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Flying Blind: How Political Correctness Continues to Compromise Airline Safety Post 9/11

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2005

    When will the politicians pick up on this?

    This amazing book is absolutely outstanding. it speaks the truth about how airlines must meet these 'PC Standards' while our lives are at risk. I fly alot, and all the time I see these ridiculous random checks going on in airport terminals. Do not get on an airplane without reading this book. As a matter of fact, bring it with you and show it off if you can.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 11, 2004

    Informative Read

    Michael has put his reputation on the line with this book. The initial critisism will be that he wants to profile all Middle Eastern men and to detain them for additional questioning. Please read the book! Michael only wants the security forces guarding our airports to just take those characteristics into account when evaluating potential terrorists. Let's not be afraid to recognize the commonalities of the hijackers of all the airlines in the last 50 years. Way to go Michael!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2004

    The truth stings

    In this post 9/11 world, Michael Smerconish tells it like it is. The U.S. and the rest of the world is at war with a radical element, but refuse to take the steps necessary to protect our way of life. Great book, great author and a timely expose on what the U.S. government is NOT doing to protect its citizens.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2004

    Sometimes the Truth Hurts

    Though I consider myself a moderate to liberal Democrat and very pro-civil liberties, this book strikes a very disturbing chord as to how political correctness can be harmful to one's health. Michael Smerconish's premise is powerful and logical. I do not consider this an ideological diatribe, rather is is a cohesive, well reasoned argument that should be embraced by President Bush and Senator Kerry before it is too late.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2004

    Smerconish is saying what we're all thinking, even though most of us are too afraid to admit it

    The book is a quick yet informative read and is all backed up by numerous government documents and codes (many of which are reproduced in the appendix). Overall, the book¿s best attribute is that it stands as a call to action for people who are fed up with the lack of common sense in government. If we ever want to win the war on terror, we are going to have to stop worrying about offending a few people and start worrying about protecting everyone. Michael Smerconish addresses this issue and says what many Americans have been thinking¿political correctness has to go.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2004

    The most carefully constructed arguements calling for the end of PC in America

    I am an avid listener of Michael radio show each morning. He's got a great insight into today's political correctness run amuck. No doubt will this book be another testiment to a fine individual with carefully crafted thoughts on today's challenges. And this specific issue, Michael presents his opinions with the strongest of conviction and care for the future of America. My only question is 'when will Michael run for a public office?' I don't consider myself a conservative, but I'll fight to be the first one to vote for him!

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