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Airline Security Bleg

Kathryn, I’ve heard that, too. I’ve been on the phone with various

government agencies all morning, trying to find out if there’s a

government-imposed quota, formal or informal, that prevents airlines from

doing additional pre-flight screening of passengers according to their

ethnicity. The 9/11 Commissioner John Lehman believes there is, based on

testimony from airline industry executives. But the Dept. of Transportation

tells me today, on the record, that this is a “myth.” Does anybody have any

hard, credible information to the contrary? Let me know at rdreher – at –

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