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Former TSA Chief: Allow Weapons on Planes

farwen Wrote: Apr 16, 2012 6:45 AM
This is the United States of America, In order to bring manufacturing and jobs back to the USA, we'll pay more for products made in the USA ! Why are you trying to ruin our economy even further with more unneeded foreign made products ? Haven't we destroyed our economy enough buying your corrupt-criminal slave labor contraband !

In a Wall Street Journal op/ed today, Kip Hawley, former head of the Transportation Security Administration from 2005-2009, has some radical suggestions for how to increase airport safety -- and they're in direct opposition to everything we do now.

He argues that the TSA needs to embrace two basic principles before it can make any significant improvements in both travel security and convenience.

First, the TSA's mission is to prevent a catastrophic attack on the transportation system, not to ensure that every single passenger can avoid harm while traveling. Much of the friction in the system...