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Accepting risks

People died in a barbaric terrorist act recently at . That is terrible news. I wish it didn’t happen. It happens far too frequently.

We ask collectively “Could it have been prevented?” This question is more than idle curiosity, as it informs the follow-up “Can future terrorist acts be prevented?” 811 more words


I was going to write something up, but he did it better: Larry Correia on the Paris Attack

As usual, Larry hits the nail on the head in this great post:

Paris. Coming soon to a location near you. Mumbai, Beslan, and a thousand others, we’ve seen this before, and we’ll see it again.

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Security Theater

I've said it before...

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Rep. Adam Schiff on Airport Security: ‘When We Test the TSA, They Fail’
An internal investigation of the Transportation Security Administration revealed security failures at dozens of the nation’s busiest airports, where undercover investigators were able to smuggle mock explosives or banned weapons through checkpoints in 95 percent of trials, ABC News learned this summer.

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U.S. to tighten airline security after crash of Russian plane

The Washington Post

As investigators search for the cause of a plane crash that killed 224 people over the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday and Russia suspends all flights to Egypt, U.S. 136 more words


What is "Security Theater" and why does the TSA do so very little

There have been two recent pieces in the media I’ve read extolling how little the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) actually does to detect weapons and stop terrorist attacks. 338 more words

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