TSA chief: Ia m still going to let kn...

TSA chief: Ia m still going to let knives back on planes

There are 44 comments on the USA Today story from Apr 5, 2013, titled TSA chief: Ia m still going to let knives back on planes. In it, USA Today reports that:

The head of the Transportation Security Administration replied to a letter from 133 House members, who are opposed to allowing small knives on planes, by restating his priority of focusing on explosives that In this Sept.

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Sterkfontein Swartkrans

Richmond, IN

#42 Apr 7, 2013
A plane full of people with knives? What could possibly go wrong?
Your Ex

United States

#43 Apr 7, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>hardly, just not the threat they were. basic logic. if it were unsinkable, then the liquid explosives would not matter either...try to think, dear.
Trying to follow your basic logic
(sorry, I was dropped a lot as a child)
Should we now allow sodas, shampoos, water bottles etc. on commercial flights?
Has their threat been as effectively mitigated as pocket knives, machetes, scimitars, ect.?
Actually, could just please tell me what your point is?
Small blades now pose 0 risk to the flying publics safety?
Please use small words, thanks!

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#44 Apr 7, 2013
Your Ex wrote:
<quoted text>
Trying to follow your basic logic
(sorry, I was dropped a lot as a child)
Should we now allow sodas, shampoos, water bottles etc. on commercial flights?
Has their threat been as effectively mitigated as pocket knives, machetes, scimitars, ect.?
Actually, could just please tell me what your point is?
Small blades now pose 0 risk to the flying publics safety?
Please use small words, thanks!
machetes will not be allowed. only pocket knives.

mo, the threat from liquid explosives is still deemed to be there...

is this too hard for you to understand?
Hugh Cumber

Dallas, TX

#45 Apr 12, 2013
Sterkfontein Swartkrans wrote:
A plane full of people with knives? What could possibly go wrong?
Don't know, please, let us know. One person vs. 150

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