On numerous occasions, this blog has criticized the ridiculous amount of money we waste on the TSA when we spend next to nothing hardening the electric infrastructure against a giant solar storm like a Carrington Event or an ElectroMagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack from an enemy. The latter is the far bigger threat.
Newt Gingrich made that point earlier today:
Hat tip: Drudgereport
ADDITION: July 4, 9:05am: Passengers overpower hijackers in China while inflight.