I think we should close the monument entirely. Let it stand, empty and inaccessible, as a monument to our fears.The actions we've taken to make ourselves more "secure" just feel like theater, or at best, crude political overtures in order to get funding/be re-elected.
I've found these articles to be somewhat sobering, and I hope that people in power start to read this kind of thing and take a few steps back toward thinking rationally.
- "Don't Be an Ass About Airport Security" - Christopher Hitchens
- "Full Body Scanners: What's Next?" - Bruce Schneier
- "The 'Israelification' of airports: High security, little bother" - Cathal Kelly