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I have often wondered at the stupidity of publishing exactly where high-level politicians are going to be days ahead of their traveling. I know that if I were in their place, this is the last type of information that I would want potential terrorists to have.
I asked the head of a FSDO about this and he agreed that it sounded pretty stupid to do this IF you were trying to protect someone. I asked him why someone did not do something about it and he said the policy started many years ago and just keeps going because no one wants or cares to do anything about it.
I REALLY doubt that Joe Biden or President Obama even know anything about the whole matter.
I have tried writing to different congress people many times but they all seem to have people on their staff who can not read English and are to stupid to sweep floors that they hire to field their email.
Even the whole Washington "Air Defense Identification Zone" (ADIZ) is so stupid. Someone who hijacked an airliner going into Reagan could crash into any building in the City long before any jets could be scrambled to shoot it down. (Shooting down an airliner full of fuel over downtown Washington in itself would be quite an unpopular thing to do.) In establishing this "Zone," all that has been accomplished is the disruption of GA and the bankruptcy of many businesses in the entire area. It serves NO practical purpose and Congress should be told! They do not seem to be capable of figuring this out on their own.
IF anyone has any way of actually meeting with Biden or Obama, they need to be shown a copy of this article so they can see what a burden this stupid and dangerous policy is imposing on perfectly innocent pilots who have absolutely no intention of harming ANYONE!
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