Holy cow...

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Sun Aug 8 01:21:48 2004

On Sat, 7 Aug 2004, Joe R. wrote:

> If you really want to stop airline hijacking. Lock the cockpit (that
> STILL hasn't been fully impemented!), Arm all the pilots (Ha! They're still
> not allowing ANY pilots to carry guns AFIK) and put one or more ARMED sky
> marshalls on EVERY flight and announce that fact. How many hijackers with
> paper cutters do you think would be willing to go up against an armed
> marshall?

It would cost a lot less (i.e. no tax hikes!) to just change foreign
policy to reflect a more humble approach. If you go around acting the ass
when you've already been bitch slapped, you just haven't figured it out

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