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If we had a sane national policy regarding terrorist threats, this would be 
 true. But we prefer to "not profile," and instead inconvenience everyone.

The folks in Europe and Israel think we're nuts. Maybe they're right.

-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of Andrew Kester Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:16 PM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Texas PE Criminal Background Check 

So at freshman orientation, if someone is only interested in demolition 
engineering they should at least be put on the watch list, right?

On Feb 20, 2014, at 5:46 PM, Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)> wrote:
> The background check wouldn't stop anyone from studying structural
> engineering, only applying for the PE.
>> On 2/20/2014 6:44 AM, Joel Adair wrote:
>> I think you're probably right.  On the other hand, another possible
>> reason that I could see someone feeling that this would be justified
>> would be for concerns about terrorism.  If a terrorist organization
>> will take the time to have its members trained in the U.S. as pilots,
>> I wouldn't put it past them to have them educated and employed as
>> structural engineers, where they might be able to get enough
>> knowledge and inside information to identify potential
>> vulnerabilities. -- Joel the structural alliance Dallas, TX Joel
>> Adair, PE, LEED AP Principal -----Original Message----- From:
>> seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
>> Behalf Of Matthew Stuart Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2014 8:06 AM To: 
>> seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) Subject: RE: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Texas PE

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