From what I have been seeing, the US is no safer, just behind the curve. It is unfortunate what unreasonable folks do, and how it harms all of us, because even our least members of our society inform society. No chain or net is stronger than it's weakest link, and reason is our strength.

Use your understanding to prepare as best you can my friend.

After reading your article, I critiqued it, and I would be grateful if you would come to my blog and comment. If you do not like it I will delete the article.
My respected senior