- Impose a $1 a gallon tax on gasoline so that we can starve out those authoritarian regimes we are up against by decreasing consumption of the one commodity that props them up?
- Spend some dollars training foreign speakers so that we can actually decipher some of those communications that we are so keen on intercepting?
- Understand that we are not the only ones suffering at the hands of religious zealots and extremists (e.g. the Danes)?
I wonder if providers could get in on the homeland security action. We could pitch the notion that preventive care improves security by keeping people out of hospitals, so that they could spend more time being vigilant, mindful, etc. I mean, look at Jack Bauer, the counter terrorism agent on “24”. He is one healthy dude, right? He has got to be getting some stellar health care.