However, there have been several times since the above announcement, including two recent cases, that the employer... more »
Officers should be polite
Flight UA 872 from Taiwan to San Francisco 03/22/2017
While watching the evening news tonight about wildfires, it occurred to me that, even though not very high profile, any terrorist group committed to crippling our country in any way that can be effective could and probably would use any and all means to subvert us. Just a thought that came to mind.
Suggestions on tactics that one may consider to use against a terror attack/assault with a vehicle in an open outside area.
1. Be aware of your surroundings - think cover and concealment.
2. Know avenues of escape when walking or at a gathering (parade, fairs, concerts, etc).
3. Be aware of areas that a vehicle cannot travel on e.g. steep inclines,... more »
I travelled a lot by air in the 1970's as an employee of TWA(now extinct). Took parents to Israel soon after the 6 day conflict when hijacking was in vogue.
In what I now consider a truly genius strategy, as part of a reasonable security check, all passengers were told all El- Al flights had a unidentified air Marshall passenger with full authority to use deadly force... more »
How about we pivot to a 25x25 yard trench, filled as needed with nuclear reactor spent fuel rods, so a 25 yard radius deadly event horizon results. Since Yucca mountain reneged as a waste... more »
Plant poles and posts between sidewalks and streets. These need only be in places where high pedestrian traffic is likely.
They should be placed so that a vehicle travelling at high speed could not negotiate between them, They could be
wooden telephone poles or weak-looking posts constructed of solid steel and implanted in about five feet of concrete.... more »
I AM REQUESTING THAT US PROBATION AND PRETRIAL SERVICES, who often travel Armed and Unarmed be automatically enrolled in the PRECHECK system. It was very frustrating to have my US Government computer inspected and be held up at the airport a few months ago. It was actually ridiculous.
I attached my idea that may be a solution to part of the illegal immigrant problem, hope you will read it...
There should be Cargo Planes which will handle luggage for multiple Airlines by destination which would arrive at approx same time with the Passenger planes. People already have all they need on the plane: food, drinks, seat mounted computer tablets, internet and movies. They don't need their luggage while airborne! Pros: 99.9% safety guarantee! Cons: will require scheduling changes.... more »
Such device currently exist for detection of alcohol in cars. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140602155959.htm
The use of the device is simple: The laser system is be set up on the side of the runway to monitor each plane that passes by.... more »