This is a discussion on air marshall's completely useless? within the Law Enforcement, Military & Homeland Security Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; The majority of responses here reflect the typical philosophy of security and defense: more is better. The congressman is taking an unpopular position for efficient ...
The majority of responses here reflect the typical philosophy of security and defense: more is better. The congressman is taking an unpopular position for efficient security. Before we become a police state, someone has to draw the line on the basis of reality.
FAMS isn't the CIA - their successes are not secrets. There just isn't justification for FAMS. The U.S. can better spend $860M than paying FAM's to ride airplanes.
-Blackstone’s Commentaries 145–146, n. 42 (1803) in District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008)Americans understood the right of self-preservation as permitting a citizen to repel force by force
when the intervention of society... may be too late to prevent an injury.
Hitler once said, “The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subject races to possess arms. History shows that all conquerers who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by so doing.”
E-mail I sent my Senator, Bill Nelson (D-Fl):
I wonder how many air marshals could have been hired with the $300 million dollar bribe to Sen. Mary Landrieu for her vote on government insurance?
Funny, he never answered.