Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Cartoon Peril, Aug 4, 2011.
I would add that raising children is (and should be) a heck of a lot of work--paying the bills and family would account for 95% of bandwidth where most people live on Maslow's hierarchy of needs. (The last 5% is for mind-numbing as a form of relaxation). Resistance and support for alternatives need to be made as easy as possible, especially given hard times.
This is true of all kinds of people, for all things in life, at all times in history. Most people are go-along-to-get-along types, their mythologizing of Self and Country notwithstanding.
Exactly! Follow the money.
I have worked with Battelle on EPA funded projects and can attest that they are a puppet of the Federal Government. Essentially they provide whatever "academic research" is needed to prove whatever the funding wants them to prove.
Somebody is making a bundle of money off of these contraptions and it is quite likely that the video is most use they'll ever get. DHS may send them out and harass a few hundred spectators at a football game so they can get some free PR showing them protecting America but won't accomplish anything in terms of real security.
Guilty as charged, so what's your point?
Sweet mark-up on a couple of trailers!
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