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  • Online Chat on Terrorism

    With the 51st terrorist plot foiled since 9/11, the question still remains: is Al-Qaeda still a threat? Click here to join us right now for our “Lunch with Heritage” online chat.  We are joined by Homeland Security expert Jessica Zuckerman. She is taking your questions about Al-Qaeda and the war on terrorism.

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    One Response to Online Chat on Terrorism

    1. Chris J. says:

      Shouldn't the TSA be privatized and modeled after a practical, common-sense approach as utilized by the Israeli's airline security? The "shoe" and "underwear" bomber would have never made it on board those airlines, let alone been able to detonate their devices as happened in the latter example. There is no place for political correctness when it comes to saving lives. Also, as one who flew on airlines immediately after 9/11 for security of the airliner, would it not make sense to allow retired federal agents (50+) with security clearances who have had years of firearms training, fly armed as FAM "Force Multipliers". Most of us were required to review yearly, the Fed. Air Marshal condensed training. This would add thousands of armed, yet professional security aboard airlines at little cost but to recertify on the range and update our security clearances every five years, and maintain a computer file.

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