Lady, is that a dirty bomb in your babies diaper?

  1. Sarah Zapolsky was checking in for a flight to Italy when she discovered her 9-month-old son's name was on the United States' "no-fly" list of suspected terrorists.


    "We pointed down to the stroller, and he sat there and gurgled," Zapolsky said, recalling the incident at Dulles International Airport outside Washington in July. "The desk agent started laughing. ... She couldn't print us out a boarding pass because he's on the no-fly list."

    Zapolsky, who did not want her son's name made public, said she was initially amused by the mix-up. "But when I found out you can't actually get off the list, I started to get a bit annoyed."
    Zapolsky isn't alone.

    http://today.reuters.com/news/newsar...FLY.xml&rpc=22
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  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   BeachNurse
    My friend is on the no-fly list as well...all it means is that you have to check in in person rather than print your ticket at home or at the kiosk..it's not any more intrusive than me being patted down everytime I board a one-way flight.
  4. by   Jessy_RN
    I saw this on the news, apparently lots of people make it to the list innocently.
  5. by   Spidey's mom
    Quote from BeachNurse
    My friend is on the no-fly list as well...all it means is that you have to check in in person rather than print your ticket at home or at the kiosk..it's not any more intrusive than me being patted down everytime I board a one-way flight.
    I don't fly often so I guess it doesn't count but every time I have flown recently, I've been diverted into the "terrorist" line. My son once even had his diaper wanded.

    steph
  6. by   SmilingBluEyes
    Shoot, we find "dirty bombs" all the time in those diapers.

    bad joke.

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