There are more than 100,000 public primary, middle and high schools in this country. TSA on the other hand employs around 53,000 as of 2011. Presumably, the same talent pool will provide the new school guards. For all of the accusations of corruption, misconduct, and inappropriate behavior that has plagued the TSA for the last 12 years, go ahead and double that for twice the number of guards. Corruption, scandal and misconduct go with school children like oil and water.
Foolish Escalation. Adding more guns to mix will not have a positive effect on the climate that creates monsters. When Rudy Giuliani made his successful campaign to decrease crime in NYC he did so by implementing a policy of cleaning up vandals, vagrants and