The dispute over arming pilots echoes earlier crime debates. We are told to submit to bureaucratic rules for our safety. Others tell us to understand terrorism`s root causes--mainly poverty and oppression. These recycled excuses for inaction in the face of violence are as wrong now as they were in the 1970s and `80s. What works is swift action that punishes and physically stops those who would harm us.
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