Friday Funny: America's Declining Infrastructure Repels Al Queda

An Al Queda spokesperson says that they refuse to attack any U.S. bridges or any part of the transportation system because they're already in such a poor state no one will notice.

From The Onion, the Al Queda representative demands that American politicians build "...efficient and reliable modes of public transport to reduce traffic congestion, lower carbon emissions, improve air quality, and supply suitable targets for terrorists."

Evidently plans to attack America's high-speed rail system were in the works, but Al Queda leaders were "...shocked to discover no such thing exists."

Full Story: Al-Qaeda Claims U.S. Mass Transportation Infrastructure Must Drastically Improve Before Any Terrorist Attacks

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