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Airport security makes you a target?

I thought I had to be misreading this Yahoo News-Lines article, but it's true. Those long security lines that result from inspectors trying to keep us safe actually are a "tempting target for terrorists," especially at LAX, which terrorists already find attractive for baggage bombs and other dirty tricks.

    Rand Corp. researchers recommended in a 47-page report that airlines and federal officials spend $4 million a year to add skycaps, ticket agents and screeners to speed travelers through lines in terminal lobbies and on sidewalks and into the secure gate area — where they would be less vulnerable to attack.

We just can't win for losing, can we?

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