New York WTC (OT)

Robert Claeson r.claeson at
Fri Sep 14 15:22:04 GMT 2001

Charles Marcus wrote:

> Actually, I much prefer the idea of the FAA creating a 'Civilian Air
> Marshals Service', that ANYONE can join, where people go through a rigorous
> training program, and after successfully completing the training AND passing
> an FBI background check, this person then becomes qualified as a Civilian
> Air Marshal.


> Now, whenever they fly, they are eligible to be one of (3?
> 5?) passengers on every flight that is assigned a gun during that flight.


> These guns will, of course, be loaded with  the special ammo that Air
> Marshals currently use, that will not penetrate the airplanes fuselage (I'm
> not sure exactly 'how' it is different).  Alternatively, some other form of
> NON-lethal weapon mught be also used, that will require somewhat less
> training.


> Regardless, I am sick and tired of people wanting to 'be protected' from
> everything.  Come one, poeple, take responsibility for your OWN safety, and
> learn how to DEFEND yourselves (and your loved ones).

I'm sick and tired of people now using their brains to avoid dangers, 
which is the best way to protect themselves. I'm equally sick and tired 
of people viewing armory as the path to safety.

> An armed society is a polite society...


An armed society is a scared and scaring society.


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