Attention: Anyone named David Nelson.

Attention: Anyone named David Nelson.

Change your name!

If your name is David Nelson you can expect to be hassled, delayed, questioned and searched before being allowed to board aircraft anywhere in the United States for the foreseeable future.

Since the horrific attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the federal Transportation Security Administration has, without any public announcement, created a two-tiered list of names “to protect our aviation system,” says Nico Melendez, the agency spokesman for the West Coast, who is based in Los Angeles.

The name David Nelson apparently is on one of those lists”

Ah the wonders of the encroaching inept surveillance state. In the computer world, we call it GIGO. Garbage In, Garbage Out. If the data you feed in the system is junk, the results will also be junk.