Funny. I don't feel any safer than I did before 20010911.
Why not? The airplane pilots' doors are now locked. Now most people can no longer commandeer a missile and fly it into a large building at their whim. That is the most dramatic improvement in security that has happened in response to 9/11. The rest is show business designed make it easier to find statistically improbable patterns of behavior in order to identify flanking threats (rather than the face-frontal attack threats that they purport to thwart).
There has not been a tradeoff between liberty and security in our response to terrorism in this country and in our efforts to offer security to the people of the United States
is an attempt to take advantage of this:
and the reason it will succeed is that those who are smart enough to know better than to make logic errors in public don't make them in error. They make them because they are selling something. And if they are selling it in the open, their sales pitch is just the tip of the iceberg.
I am very confident coders can play much better than lawyers.
Then why are the lawyers winning?