TSA and Security

So, have you seen all the recent reports about TSA abuses? I have noticed quite a few, from the airline pilot who refused scanning and groping to the various reports about the unchecked attitude of the TSA agents. What a horrible disaster.

Look, let’s be honest — Homeland Security and TSA are a joke. In my opinion, no one is even an ounce safer because of what they do. To me, it’s like the National Guardsmen that were posted immediately after 9/11 — with guns and no bullets. And I honestly believe that the entire department of Homeland Security could be abolished overnight and only good things would happen. After all, they appeared overnight, so why not stop spending all that money?

I am supposed to travel overseas next summer. I’m seriously considering not going simply because of the abuse I will have to suffer at the airport security check-in. I used to like traveling, but I avoid airports with a passion since 9/11 and all the crap I have to put up with since that time. I will admit, on occasion, I have met a TSA agent that has common sense — but they are very few and far between. However, the recent rules change that allows agents to visually strip search or manually grope people is stupid and useless. If I were a female, I would be quite inclined to slap anyone who groped me, no matter what badge they might have. And typically, people are more outraged when individuals simply take pictures of their children (committing a crime: see Gerritsen Beach), rather than when people with badges sexually fondle their 8-year old sons and daughters.

As it stands, if I should decide to travel next summer, I will be wearing an athletic supporter to keep the agents from grabbing me. I do wonder what will happen when it is discovered. Don’t worry, should I travel, after I’m released from jail, I’ll be sure to account how it went.

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2 Responses to “TSA and Security”

  1. Big Dog says:

    TSA = Thousands Standing Around

    This is all part of the scheme to gain our compliance with all they want to do. All they need to do is continue to berate people and force them to submit and eventually they will become sheeple.

    If you opt out of the electronic strip search they abuse you. It is designed to get you to do the strip search next time.

    I plan on opting out. If they want to feel me up they might be surprised when I start moaning and saying things like “OH that feels good, do it again.”

    I will not be intimidated into compliance. I do not want to stand in a machine that radiates me. First of all, I travel too much and do not want all that radiation.

    Second of all, I have rights and I do not have to tolerate the abuse or the invasion.

    Call me if you need to be bailed out…

  2. Blake says:

    It is not just THAT aspect, but the fact of the cargo planes not being scanned- they knew about this problem, but, under pressure from the cargo handlers, chose not to speak of it, hoping against hope that nothing would happen.
    THAT is our TSA at work- if it is Security you want, don’t ask them- they have three other initials- CYA.