TFRs, Temporary Flight Restrictions have been with us since 11 September, and they are a huge pain in the ass.
Usually they are for the President's travels, but not always. As Will Rogers observed, there is nothing more permanent than a temporary government program. Indeed, the TFR over Disney World has been there now for almost 10 years.
Sad to report, they are common. I'm against them.
Shortly after the "Presidental TFR No Fly Zones" were implemented, a Notam was issued concerning some missing "Shoulder Launched Surface to Air Missiles",
that may have fallen into "terrorist" hands.
Pilots were advised to be alert for ATC instructions to make IMMEDIATE HEADING changes, after ATC observed a missile launch on radar. IMHO, that ATC "advisory" would be impossible to comply with, even if you "heard" their transmission before "kissing your ass goodbye".
Publishing Presidental travel plans a week in advance, still seems to be a pretty "BAD" idea, when it's "known" that Shoulder Launched SAMS might be in the hands of "terrorists". DUH??
Since they're still publishing Presidental TFRs, it's easy to conclude there haven't been any "terrorists" in the USA, since 9/11, because Air Force One hasn't been shot down yet... Maybe the the "tardy terrorists" are just "retarded", and the "perps" who "provided" the SAMs, are still "hoping" for a Presidental assination??
If "I" were "President"; I DAMN SURE wouldn't be telling my advance travel plans to ANYONE... especially the US Military, Secret Service, CIA, or Air Force One's flight crew.
I agree Presidental TFRs are a "pain in the ass". They do absolutely NOTHING to enhance the "SECURITY" of the President, while unjustifiably restricting our "freedom and air space".
TFRs were formerly "ordinary" NOTAMS (Notices to Airmen), to inform us of relatively "benign" airspace restrictions. An increase of these notices is NORMAL for June thru August, due to the "Air Show" season, where Airports are temporarily closed for Aerobatic Airshows and Military Flight demostrations. Ho Hum to that.
TFRs are also issued for Forest Fires, Volcanic Eruptions, Hazardous Material Releases, Seasonal Military Operations and training excersizes. and to assist coordinated "rescue efforts" after floods, hurricanes, and other "natural disasters".
The current "Nuke Plant" TFRs (Ft. Calhoun, etc.) are somewhat redundant, because deliberate flight, and "loitering" over similar "sensitive installations" and "large assemblies of people" are already prohibited by FAA Regulations.
Small airspace restrictions over flooded Nuke Plants in our neighborhood, would help prevent the kind of "close up" MSM Coverage we got from faraway Fukishima. We can't let the MSM "exite" the sheeple, because it would "ruin the daily dumbing down " we already pay the MSM to feed them.
The "Disney Disinformation Cartel" controls the MSM. That's why we still have (Permanent) TFRs over "Disneyland" and "Disneyworld". Real airplanes might cause a "Reality Overdose" to the "Fantasyland" below. Can you imagine the CHAOS a little "reality" would cause in the "Magic Kingdom"? It could ugly in a hurry...
"Snow White" would have to change her name, when people become aware of her "dwarf fetish", and that she regularly sleeps with seven of them, no matter how Grumpy or Dopey they are.
"Huey, Louie, and Dewey" would ask questions about their "real" mother, after Dewey discovers their "Kenyan" Birth Certificate. Donald Duck never married Daisy Duck, as far as I know. Since they both have the same last name; is Daisy, Donald's sister?
"Donald" would get mad and throw a tantrum... If he didn't grab a gun and kill somebody first; they'd throw him into a "Funny Farm institution" and "medicate" him for "unresolved anger" or ADHD.
"Pinoccio" would start "whistle blowing" and "telling the truth". His nose might grow shorter, but he'll never turn into a little boy. Geppeto would become a "Pyscho-Killer".
"Tinkerbell" would be busted for "Possession of Cocaine" and "Distribution of Controlled Substances". What did you think was in her "magic pixie dust" that could make people "fly"??
"Goofy" would be forced to "come out of the closet" and reveal his true identity. Goofy is not a "dog", because "Pluto" is a "dog", and doesn't look anything like "Goofy"... He looks more like the "Big Bad Wolf" in disguise, or maybe one of he "Beagle Boy" criminals.
People would start wondering why Mickey and Minnie didn't (get married? or) have their own children. Mickey's impotence would be exposed... and the pitch of his voice would lead to speculation about his "sexual orientation" and possible "sex change operation".
"Captain Hook's" body would be found "snapped in half" next to a ticking alarm clock. What would you expect, after Pinoccio revealed his "fake hook"? Remember also, that in Florida, crocodiles are REAL!
For Scrooge-Morgan Sachs Bernanke Chase et al-McDuck it would be "business as usual"... issuing EASY CREDIT by creating Billions of DEBT INSTRUMENTS (Federal Reserve Notes) out of THIN AIR, to FINANCE ENDLESS WARS. Entire populations are enslaved and taxed from cradle to grave to repay Scrooge's loans WITH INTEREST. The "Fantasyland" of a "Debt Based Fractional Federal Reserve Banking System" will continue unabated unless people realize that it is IMPOSSIBLE to WAGE WAR without the CREATION OF great DEBT and PROFITS for the Bangsters who "help to start" the WARS. "Raising the Debt Ceiling only GUARANTEES the continuation of Endless Wars"... Especially against "Arabic" countries like Libya, whose economic system is based on "value" (a Gold Standard)... rather than "debt". Scrooge's eyes glaze over with "dollar signs" while considering the possibilities.
"Peter Pan" would change his name to "IslandPilot" and flee to an alternate "NeverNeverland" in Lake Erie... and He'll NEVER GROW UP! (while still hoping for a "Wendy" to show up & take care of him.) (For potential Wendys: Forget Google or MSN maps... "fly straight out till morning, second star on the Right".) I'll be there.
Note; please pardon the last few paragraphs, for straying from the topic. I needed to vent, and couldn't help myself.