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Abolish the TSA
USA Today, by Glenn Harlan Reynolds

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Posted By:Ruhn, 12/3/2013 9:58:32 AM

In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the United States took a number of rapid actions. One was the passage of the Patriot Act, which I regarded as a mistake then, and which doesn´t seem much better now. Another was the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, a bureaucratic monstrosity that doesn´t seem to have done much to keep us actually, you know, safer. And another was the federal takeover of aviation security by the Transportation Security Administration, which also seems to have been a bust. There´s now some talk about repealing or revising the Patriot Act, and the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/3/2013 10:03:39 AM     (No. 9638125)

Let´s roll.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/3/2013 10:22:20 AM     (No. 9638155)

Amen, put an end to it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: coldoc, 12/3/2013 10:40:26 AM     (No. 9638191)

I haven´t kept track. Has the TSA been able to catch anybody besides grandma yet?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blizzard, 12/3/2013 10:46:09 AM     (No. 9638207)

Let´s add the EPA to the abolish list while we´re at it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lylacat, 12/3/2013 11:03:48 AM     (No. 9638257)

Yes, abolish the TSA. No one is safer with these clowns in charge of security. The billions of dollars spent employing these people is totally wasted, and many of them are the ones stealing from the passengers.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 12/3/2013 11:03:58 AM     (No. 9638258)

YES! Please!

Or, put another way, you´re just fine putting your life in the hands of private sector trained and employed airlines personnel, traveling at speeds approaching 500 mph, up to heights of over 38,000 ft, but you don´t think they have the smarts or professionalism to check your bags? OMG!!

Never forget the phrase that started it all, "In order to professionalize, you must Federalize!" How´s that workin´ out for ya?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mws50, 12/3/2013 11:07:00 AM     (No. 9638267)

We, each, have X amount of minutes on this planet. The TSA wastes way too many of those minutes for NO benefit. I will do everything I can to keep from flying because of these TSA agents. Their rules are ridiculous and not designed to stop any hijacker, but they do an excellent job of confiscating our personal property, in direct violation of our 4th amendment.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Hank Reardon, 12/3/2013 11:44:08 AM     (No. 9638344)

TSA = Tubby Smart As*

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Reply 9 - Posted by: coldborezero, 12/3/2013 11:56:17 AM     (No. 9638367)

Oh, hell, YES! I have not flown commercial since the TSA was founded. They won´t be fingering me.

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