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Encourage those with disabilities to use their unique talents to detect threats and protect the homeland

Those with sight, hearing, or mechanical (walking/ambulating/amputations) impairments have a unique and important role to play in being the eyes and ears for safety in the disabled community. Criminals may look upon the disabled as easy targets, but the unique gifts that have been given these individuals (increased ability to hear and distinguish sounds for the blind), access to paraolympic and other disabled sports communities... more »

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User of TSA Service

I noticed that the TSA is requesting passengers to use Real ID starting this year, implying only that they will need a Star on their drivers license, but not mention of other valid documents such as Passport Book and/or Passport Card.

Could you please, clarify this documents requirements, because I asked the TSA worker at GSP and the person did not know the answer for this question.

As far as I understand a Passport... more »

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Defense Production Act is harmful to workers

Essential workers and construction workers have relied on 3M respirators for their safety for many years while being forced to work in dangerous circumstances, but it is impossible to buy or provide replacement filters for the respirators that keep them safe because 3M is not allowed to sell to suppliers who are not medical workers. I am a retail vendor who is desperately trying to resupply those workers. I am also trying... more »

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Shots Fired

The continuous shootings that occur each year in certain neighborhoods in the City of Chicago is unacceptable. Innocent men, women and children are being shot and killed each day not to mention the other victims. It seems the local, state and federal levels have not put a plan in place to stop this senseless violence. These are terrorist acts being committed. I'm sure this will require a complex solution that may involve... more »

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Unintended Bias

I was in the CBP Global Entry office in the Reagan Building in DC today and noticed something interesting. Along one wall were pictures of various CBP employees in action. On the other wall were examples of criminals apprehended by CBP. On the wall of employees, there were only two that might have been people of color, it was hard to tell. Only one woman. The wall of criminals had two people. Both of color and both Muslim.... more »

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