TSA Problems Post 9/11

This isn’t a 9/11 blog, but since it just passed and it’s been a decade, this write up about TSA being ineffective is a long time coming. But who will listen? The things quoted and mentioned are serious problems but will anything get done soon? Yes, they haven’t caught a single threat, they haven’t caught a clue, they miss most test bombs, and they steal and even grope. The funniest mention is by Chairman of the House Transportation Committee John Mica, “Everything they have done has been reactive.  They take shoes off because of [shoe-bomber] Richard Reid, passengers are patted down because of the diaper bomber, and you can’t pack liquids because the British uncovered a plot using liquids.”

How much money is going their way and how many employees did they hire just to show force without substance? Too much and too many. Yet, will anything change soon? (humanevents – tsa)

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