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Fighting Terrorism Through Technology

We continue to have folks out of work and manufacturing plants that are underused. Rather than shipping more potential hostages to Iraq, why don’t we put them to work here building things that make the folks already over there safer and more effective? A few years ago, the History Channel had a program that covered great military disasters. One was the on the French Maginot Line. This was a line of supposedly impregnable forts that were put in place to prevent invasion by Germany after World War I. This solution was monumental in cost and it failed miserably because the analysis that created it was critically flawed. The Germans simply went around the forts to invade France in World War II. This incredibly expensive effort is now viewed as one of the most monumentally stupid moves in history. In watching the 911 commission on TV, I think we have clearly shown we can do France one better. After nearly three years and billions of dollars spent, we haven’t really done much of anything to address the real problems that caused our own disaster. Full Story

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