Ever Vigilant

For as long as I can remember, every time I’ve been to an airport, the public address system has reminded me that the “threat level” for air travel is orange. That means it’s “High,” a riskier condition than “Elevated” (= yellow). But it makes me wonder how long the “threat level” has to stay at a certain (“high”) level before that threat level becomes “pretty much average.” The Homeland Securitarians don’t tell you, but the “pretty much average” color code is beige.

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One Response to Ever Vigilant

  1. That would be because there’s nothing really going on, but if nothing is going on, then limiting all our civil liberties and treating an entire continent full of people with suspicion, thereby distracting us from the real problems facing our country, is all wrong.

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