Another TSA triumph

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    I don't know about you, but this gives me a warm fuzzy feeling. The TSA finds something they think might be a bomb, takes it from the passenger, and then leaves it sitting beside the screening station for 6 hours, and never shuts down the line.

    Those terrorists haven't got a chance.

    The TSA Left Suspected 'Pipe Bombs' Lying Around for Six Hours - National - The Atlantic Wire
     
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    If the TSA is such a total failure, who exactly can keep airlines safe? The CIA? That agency is not the last line of defense against acts of terrorism. The TSA is. The CIA alone cannot possibly detect and stop every threat. The TSA, along with the CIA, are vital for national security.

    Are there idiots in the TSA? Of course there is. There are idiots everywhere. However, that doesn't mean we should lose faith in the TSA altogether.
     
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    The TSA are nothing less than an arm of the growing police state. They are moving away from boarders and spreading in on America; until its total lock down.
     
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    Ahh Federal employees at their finest.

    don't you just love the fact that they are in a union and can't be fired for endangering thousands of lives?

    gives me a warm fuzzy.
     
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    And people think I'm paranoid.:lol:
     
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    Tell me something, what has the TSA accomplished? Keep in mind that they plug themselves as being able to catch fish. The TSA does nothing for national security, they do, however, fail miserably at security theater.
     
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    They were supposed to be more competent and professional than the private companies they replaced. Really, that was the argument. I'm not agreeing with it, I am just presenting it as it was sold to us.

    As for 'competence' and 'professionalism' anyone who has been in situations like at courthouses and the like where the option for private vs government screeners is still open will have their own opinion about the level of professionalism shown by government screeners vs private ones. From my experience, we really badly intensely need to privatise the TSA.
     
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    Why do you think they unionized?


    bunch of idiots.
     
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    Remember, folks, this is the same government that we've been assured can competently and efficiently handle our healthcare.
     
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    That this administration has not gotten the message that regular Americans are sick of being humiliated and sexually harassed at airports is testament to how out of touch they are with this country. The next president needs to clean house with these useless parasites. Maybe sub-contract security to an Israeli firm. The Israelis seem to know how to keep things safe.
     

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