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Subject: Words on the recent "Terror Acts" in England
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 16:00:00 -0400
From: Zucks email@example.com
First and foremost, your site is most excellent. It really makes me wish
that more Americans opened their eyes and paid attention to the world
Second, and my primary reason for contacting you...am I crazy in thinking
that this most recent Red Terror Alert is yet another distraction by the
powers that be to keep our attention off of the actions of the Israeli Army?
I mean, come on...while I am sure there is some way to make Gatorade
detonate using a paste and a iPod...lol...
I'm sure you get a million of these...but drop me a line back if you think
otherwise, or agree....
I recommend your site to almost everyone that will hear me rant. Sometimes,
I think I'm about two steps away from walking the streets with a sandwich
board. ; - )
* The U.S. threat level is raised to Severe, or Red, for all commercial
flights flying from the United Kingdom to the United States.
* The U.S. threat level is raised to High, or Orange, for all commercial
aviation operating in the United States, including international flights.
Flights from the United States to the United Kingdom are also Orange.
Increased Aviation Screening Procedures:
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing a series of
security measures, some visible and some not visible, to ensure the security
of the traveling public and the nation's transportation system.
TSA is immediately implementing the following changes to airport screening
* No liquids or gels of any kind will be permitted in carry on baggage. such
items must be in checked baggage. This includes all beverages, shampoo, sun
tan lotion, creams, tooth paste, hair gel, and other items of similar
Exceptions: Baby formula and medicines, which must be presented for
inspection at the checkpoint.
* Beverages purchased in the boarding area, beyond the checkpoint, must be
consumed before boarding because they will not be permitted onboard the
* Passengers traveling from the United Kingdom to the United States will be
subject to a more extensive screening process.
These measures will be constantly evaluated and updated as circumstances
How every passenger can assist in security:
* Pack lightly, without clutter to facilitate easier screening
* Arrive earlier than usual at the airport
* Cooperate with TSA personnel at checkpoints and with airline personnel at
* Be attentive and vigilant to any suspicious activity and report it to
Increased Border Protection Procedures:
* U.S. Customs and Border Protection will increase enforcement efforts in
international arrival areas including the use of advanced targeting tools,
special response teams including baggage and aircraft search teams, baggage
x-ray equipment, specially-trained canine units, and explosive detection
* DHS has also mandated that all flights from the United Kingdom transmit
passenger manifest information for intensive screening prior to departure
from the gate. In addition, passengers on these flights and all other
international flights will be subject to heightened inspection upon arrival
in the United States.