Oh, yeah, it really IS all about terrorism.

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by Imported, Jul 30, 2003.

  1. Imported

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    mindseye: Two articles in today's news:

    One says more airline hijackings are on the way:
    http://www.msnbc.com/news/945783.asp

    Another says the TSA is grounding air marshals due to budget cuts:
    http://www.msnbc.com/news/945774.asp


    Folks, the air marshal program costs a lot less than a war in Iraq. It puts our defensive capability somewhere where we in fact do know terrorists like to strike, and it's been proven to work. But, they don't have a lot of oil resources, so. . .

    I'm encouraging people to write their representatives in Congress and ask why a program that unquestionably does work is being cut at the expense of a military occupation whose effectiveness is, at best, questionable.
     
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    7x6andchg: Mindseye-

    While I agree with your points below...I do have to make this point: I somehow find it hard to believe that 150 people on a plane are EVER going to let a bunch of box cutters keep them at bay again.

    Sad isn't it? We have to fly wondering if we could take the guy next to us in a fistfight.

    7x6&C
     
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