Friday, September 07, 2007
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How safe do you feel flying six years after 9/11?
I flew from San Diego to my parents in Florida. I was so frightened going and coming back that I sat in my seat saying decade after decade of my rosary beads. When I got back to San Diego, I decided that the only time I would ever fly again is when I am in a casket in the cargo hold going home to be buried at Pine Grove cemetery in Salem N.H. -Michael, San Diego, California

I fly cross country every week with occasional international trips. I feel perfectly safe flying.
-Eric, Chicago, Illinois

Minnesota's airport is very extensive in their search before boarding a plane. I feel very safe. However, Atlanta’s airport has many holes. -Maria, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jack, All of my flying days to anywhere are over. I escaped the flight 103 explosion over Lockerbie by less than six months... My wife and I have done a cruise for our 20th anniversary, flew to Miami to catch the ship. Nothing can get me on another plane. Nothing. -Keith, Bentonville, Arkansas

Is it wrong for Democrats to dismiss General Petraeus' progress report on Iraq before he even delivers it?
If and when the Democrats want us to be successful in Iraq, maybe they will let the military do its job and not depend on reports from government people who don't get off the Beltway except to have a drink and to play golf. -Jimmie, Bedford, New Hampshire

Even if Petraeus is wrong, common decency demands the Democrats at least listen to it before attacking it. Of course, if common decency were in plentiful supply in Washington, or even in stock, we wouldn't be in this mess to begin with. -Carl, Connecticut

The Democrats haven’t done enough to bring troops home and the troops aren't going to come home until Congress and big business and corporations stop lining their pockets. So regardless if they decide to use Gen. Petraeus' decisions prematurely to gain political backing and publicity, they have still failed those they represent. -Trev

The general has let his report become a political football. No one really believes the objectivity of any report from the White House. He brought this on himself. -Lenny, Mendocino, California
Posted By Jack Cafferty, CNN Commentator: 9/07/2007 05:44:00 PM ET | Permalink
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