As a commercial pilot with hundreds of flight hours and as a veteran of the Air Force, what these pilots did is plain and simple discrimination.
Those who forget history, such as the posters below, should remember that it wasn't all people of Muslim faith who attacked us on 9/11. It was a fundamentalist faction called Al-Qeda.
I wonder if my fellow posters would be so rah-rah about the story if I decided I didn't feel comfortable with young white males with short cropped hair wearing fatigues on my plane... after all, that's what Timothy McVeigh looked like and he killed quite a few hundred people in OKC.
Please, don't confuse being religious with being fundamentalist. There are quite a few fundamentalist Christians who scare me just as much as many fundamentalist Muslims or Jews or whatever else.
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