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By far the most outlandish idea of how to pay for increased air cargo security has come from Mike Tomasulo of Eagle Global Logistics, but the reason it is bizarre is rather sad. We say that not because we would support a National Cargo Security Tax, as Tomasulo recently proposed, but because it's sad that there is a debate at all about whether the U.S. government will cover some of the costs of securing airborne supply chains.
The war on terrorism, you see, has its limits.
Those limits are evident in Washington as the government looks for the billions of dollars it will take to harden airports, aircraft and really just about every mode of transportation. The …