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Airport Security Solution
Salomon Says

Airport Security Solution

Let's learn from the Israelis.

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Published: November 27, 2010


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Visitor Comments: 32

(32) felloffthetruckbutnotyesterday, December 11, 2010 6:57 AM

The real reason is that we can't/won't profile. Targeting terrorists makes them feel singled out and uncomfortable, so we have to hassle everyone!

(31) , December 6, 2010 1:23 AM

Until we learn the skills of that the Israelis know we need to pat people down and remove shoes and all the other techniques if they are working. True neither my wife nor I like the discomfort of being patted down, the inconvenience of removing our shoes, and find that the time it takes is annoying. But it is far better to go through the hassle than to risk having a terrorist on the flight. Sandy Goodman Oklahoma City, OK

(30) Beverly Kurtin, Ph.D., December 5, 2010 10:54 PM

Hands up!

Benjamin Franklin once said that anyone who is willing to surrender some freedom for security deserve neither. The United States will not take advice from Israel, period. The offer has been made and rejected. Why? Gelt. Raytheon and other corporations stand to lose millions if not billions of dollars if the U.S. stopped forcing passengers to go through machines that irradiate people who are wiling to be x-rayed. That kind of radiation is accumulative, i.e. the chest x-ray you got when you went into a hospital, the x-rays your dentist uses; every x-ray you get throughout your life changes your bodily function. Yes, it is a tiny amount, but being disabled, I get too many x-rays every year that might cause my death earlier than if I had never had been exposed to radiation. For the record, I'm a 70 year old woman, a terrorist I might be? A 4 year-old child needs to be humiliated like a hole in their head. And THAT IS THE MAIN PROBLEM: TSA suffers from rectal-cranial inversion, as does the rest of our government. And who are people angry about? Of course, Israel. If Israel would just commit suicide, terrorism would disappear so they think. But Americans do not think. I refuse to give up my freedom just to fly. I REFUSE TO ALLOW TERRORISTS to steal my freedom. Since I have started driving long distances, I find that I am less stressed, I get to see a lot of the country I've never seen and when I get to my destination, I have my vehicle with my wheelchair ramp with me! HINT: Bose and Sony (and others) make noise reduction earphones. Those eliminate the engine and road noise. Eliminate those noises and you can drive hundreds of miles more than you think because it is all that noise that exhausts a driver. I've driven to Las Vegas from the Fort Worth area in 19 hours, stopping only for food and fuel and went from my car to two meetings back-to-back before getting some sleep. Next year I'm driving to Connecticut from Texas. I HAVE MY FREEDOM BACK! Wheeeeee.

(29) raul eluchans, December 5, 2010 9:02 PM

amateur security at Northamerica airports

it is unfortunatee that the so call airport security at Northamerica airports is carried out but people who do not know what they are doing; it is only a big show where mistreat people for no reason, giving a false sense of security. They should lean from the experts: Israelis.

(28) Ed Hand, December 5, 2010 3:17 PM

Isreal profiles, it is the only way!!

I was at Ben Gurion airport last month. They look at the person not the documents. Documents can be false but the way the person looks and acts cannot! We were interviewed several times in the line and moved to different lines based on those interviews. NO STUPID PAT DOWNS!

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