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I watched Annie Jacobsen and her husband Kevin on “Scarborough Country” tonight. They struck me as credible. I put myself in their position as they told what they saw on the plane, and I tell you, if I had been there when, after behaving strangely the entire flight, a group of these Arab men had stood in unison and walked to the bathroom after the fasten seatbelt sign came on as the plane started its descent over L.A., I would have lost it. It’s only too bad that a group of men on that plane didn’t jump up and beat the crap out of those “musicians.” Can you imagine messing with people’s minds like that nowadays? The Jacobsens said the flight attendants were too scared to tell them to sit down.

Anyway, I was not reassured by the Pete Williams report quoting FBI sources as saying this was much ado about nothing. Nobody in the government will say (yet) what the name of this Syrian band was, and where they played. I want to know that so I can stop thinking these Mayor of Amity in “Jaws” thoughts about the government. You know, don’t scare the tourists, the beaches have to stay open.

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