Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Home School vs Bomb Squad - A Patriotic Act

Mom says Patriot Act stripped son of due process :: "Oxford, N.C. — Sixteen-year-old Ashton Lundeby's bedroom in his mother's Granville County home is nothing, if not patriotic. Images of American flags are everywhere – on the bed, on the floor, on the wall."


Some time ago we were in an airport somewhere and I received a call from our local police department that a bomb threat had been made from our home. The entire family had been out of the house at the alleged time of the threat (lucky for us) and the only possibility would have been a lady who helps my wife clean off and on. The supposed threat had been against Radio Shack and the police had done some type of "trace" that led to our number. Tell me how that works.

Anyway, the idea of our cleaning lady (who is alarmed at quick movements and shadows) making a threat against anyone much less Radio Shack of all places was hysterical. I would venture our cleaning lady has never been in Radio Shack and has no earthly idea what they even sell. We all had a good laugh and it all blew over. Had this mistake been against some higher profile location and had someone higher than our local police been involved, it might not have been so entertaining. Living unnoticed is becoming more important.

I know, it can't happen to you ... right?

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