Monday, May 09, 2011

Schumer Calls for Train Station Gestapo Zones

Schumer Calls for Train Station Gestapo Zones; Kurt Nimmo; InfoWars

New York senator Charles Schumer is calling for no ride lists for Amtrak similar to the no fly lists currently used in the nation’s airports.

“Anyone, even a member of al-Qaida could purchase a train ticket and board an Amtrak train without so much as a question asked,” Schumer said. “So that’s why I’m calling for the creation of an Amtrak no ride list. That would take the secure flight program and apply it to Amtrak trains.”

Schumer issued his demand after the Pentagon supposedly gleaned information about terrorists attacks from Osama bin Laden’s home in Pakistan. The Department of Homeland Security sent an advisory to law enforcement officials around the country stating al-Qaeda discussed tampering with an unspecified U.S. rail track so that a train would fall off the track at a valley or a bridge.

Protecting the rail system in the United States would be virtually impossible. There is 140,000 miles of freight and passenger track in the country, not counting subway systems and light rail. In addition, there are 3,100 train and transit stations. There were over four billion passenger rail trips last year.

Last year Amtrak police doubled their bomb-sniffing dog teams, randomly screened thousands of bags and periodically sent “surges” of militarized cops into train stations, Amtrak police chief John O’Connor told Newsday.

In October of 2002, the Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a FOIA to obtain information about the then secret no-fly list compiled by the Transportation Security Administration under the Department of Homeland Security. When the TSA failed to respond to EPIC’s request, EPIC filed suit in December 2002.

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Comment: How long are we going to sit back as this macabre theater continues to play out?

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
Albert Einstein


Anonymous said...

This looks just like a scene from Nazi Germany where they were herding the Jews on board cattle cars that were sent to the gas chambers.


Anonymous said...

The perverts at TSA are getting tired of fondling rich kids at our nations airport, so Sen.Schumer in the interest of fairness is going to allow the perverts to fondle the rest of Americas children by sending the Gestapo to amtrack, but in fairness to Sen.Schumer he will personally view every photograph of naked kids along with the Janet Napolatano and John Pistole, just to ensure that their being molested with compassion and dignity after all he is a liberal democrat and he looking out for our kids or looking at something else. something.

xcopfly said...

Thanks to Jim for inspiration: