This is the real cost of terrorism — or rather, of a surrender to the fear of terrorsim: Bomb Scare Diverts Plane to Philly. Yes, making the world safe from tefillin.
Osama & Co must be laughing themselves sick over this one.
Is there a good recent estimate, anywhere of the full cost of airline 'security'? I don't mean just the TSA's running costs, but the remodeling of airports, the extra delays for passengers, the extra inconvenience caused by the moving of parking and cab ranks away from terminals, and so on?