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Jul 28th 2008 6:27PM Joseph, try using the sense your maker gave you and not the reactionary fear-based "intelligence" you've been taught by questionable self-serving sources. The gentleman is clearly upset, has every right to be and at the age of 71 could have become a tragic afterthought resulting from an irrational overzealous policy regarding many in this society whose treatment under that policy should be adjusted accordingly. As a result of a chemotherapy drug, my 45 year old husband has an implanted titanium Automatic Internal Cardiac Defibrillator (similar to that which keeps our Vice President alive). There are wires leading from this instrument located beneath the skin that serve to keep his heart beating. The proper term is Sudden Cardiac Death. He has a very official card with tons of medical information, an 800 number for verification & a microchip allowing the AICD to be tracked by Boston Scientific. Despite those precautions & thanks to an overzealous, paranoid & reactionary employee, my husband nearly literally dropped dead. The card states specifically that any security wand or electrical current placed near the device for more than 3 seconds triggers a substantial electrical shock through his heart requiring immediate intensive cardiac care or his heart will no longer regain functionality. I won't even go into the diagnostic equipment required that allows him to spend his final years outside of a hospital, which was denied. Imagine my surprise when I had to intercede to prevent a true tragedy from occurring. I had to personally rush him back to the hospital for re-stabilization & we were unable to fly or drive to visit his favorite aunt before she died, also missing what I'm told was a lovely old-fashioned Pennsylvania Irish wake. I've never been one for wordy stories or blog replies, but Joseph you may have spelled "because" correctly... but your inability to appreciate the gravity of the obvious in favor of an irrelevant detail is more flawed than the typo you take delight in referencing.