Monday, August 15, 2011

Science Fiction or Reality? Breasts as bombs

Remember back in November when I wrote a column about the TSA and the current intimate procedures their employees are using on airline passengers? If not, refresh your memory: TSA: "Eureka, I found it!" NOT!

In that column - some of which WAS tongue in cheek - I suggested that any day now a suicide bomber will insert explosive devices in their body cavities which will then lead to all of us having to endure body cavity searches.

Well folks, that idea may not be so far-fetched after all. Take a look at this:

Sacramento Plastic Surgeon on the Possibility of Breast Implant Bombs
Thursday, August 11, 2011

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was recently briefed by the federal government on new intelligence that shows terrorists could be using breast implants as surgically implanted bombs. At his Sacramento plastic surgery practice, Dr. Charles Perry discusses the likelihood of such an event, and how a terrorist could turn a procedure like breast augmentation into a potentially destructive threat.

Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2011

The federal government recently briefed the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on the potential threat of breast implant bombs [1]. While the information does not constitute an immediate threat, Sacramento plastic surgeon Dr. Charles Perry says the ability to turn breast implants into bombs is a real possibility. "Conceivably, a sterile device could be manufactured that would detonate inside a breast implant. All it would need is a propellant, an igniter, and a detonating receiver."...

Read the rest here.

When this possibility was first suggested to me during a discussion a few weeks back, I had real trouble wrapping my brain cell around the whole concept of willingly mutilating my body for a cause. Shudder. Then I remembered how fanatical, and sick and twisted, the radical Islamists are..

Pay attention.

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