I don't necessarily disagree with that- but here is my counter point.Hokicake wrote:Well entry's and exits need to be watched who are these security people and how are they trained. People need to start hiring military vets to keep people safe the right way.
If you hire more security personnel who are properly trained and working for more than minimum wage, your expenses go up (exponentially I would assume).
When expenses go up, so must revenue.
It is simple economics.
In plain English- the $50 seat becomes a $100 seat and the artist, label and promoter still have to take a smaller cut. Neither the patron or the performers will want that change.
So what next, use the local police? Taxes go up. And using public funds for a private security force at a private venue is wrong anyway.
That is never going to happen. The cost of that type of security on a large scale? I cannot even fathom. All life is precious- I believe that to my core. But in the real world, some lives are more valuable. Right, wrong or indifferent, that is just the way it is.Hokicake wrote:does security not look for bombs? you would think in this day that's what people would be doing. Especially at any big event it really needs to be treated like the president is going to attend.
Solution? Is there one?
Bad things happen.
Bad people exist.
For me and my family, situational awareness and avoiding crowds seem to work. That has been my philosophy ever since I survived this