A new ABC News poll shows 77 percent of Americans have little or no confidence in the government's ability to prevent a lone wolf attack.How would you specifically find would-be terrorist who are going undetected?To be honest, none of the three candidates provided particularly enlightening answers. BUT - to be fair - there really aren't any good answers... except the obvious:
Turn the U.S. into a Police State.Do, in fact, confiscate all the guns. Encourage neighbors to spy on each other. Monitor ALL our phone calls, our email, our postal mail, our web-surfing. We are suddenly concerned with the "lone wolf" terrorist, but for years, decades, centuries, we've been fairly complacent about the run-of-the-mill murderer. If someone wants to kill his wife, her husband, his or her kids, his friend, his neighbor... well, there's just not a whole helluva lot the government can do to stop him or her. Yeah, it's deplorable... but to my way of thinking, it's preferable to living in a Police State.