25.5.04

WILL THEY PUT CHARLIE OFF THE TRAIN? Eszter at Crooked Timber links to coverage of new security measures on Boston's rail lines, including identification checks and possible questioning. No mention in the story of whether the increased security is protection for the Democratic Party convention, which will nominate Senator Kerry, whether he accepts the nomination or not. (Don't you just love the unintended consequences of campaign finance "reform?" Weren't the Donks the big advocates of this law, and aren't they getting bitten by it more often?

On the transit security front, a Type I error has surfaced in the Philadelphia area. A motion detector found in a Philadelphia area coach yard has been placed by a worker apparently desiring early warning of the yardmaster's approach.

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