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Re: “TSA backing away from body scanners at big airports

Another puffer scandal. After 11 taxpayers have wasted $80 billion on TSA only to get worse results than before.

The Europeans don’t allow the scanners to be used on children because the image is so graphic it violates child pornography laws. Germany banned them and went back to metal detectors because of the 54% false positive rate while failing to detect items 40% of the time.

The 244 Rapi-Scan backscatter x-ray units pose a cancer risk and produce a naked image that Denver TSA area director Pat Ahlstrom said were "graphic, no doubt about it.".

By sending children through the x-ray scanners TSA is producing child pornography in violation of numerous laws. Only TSA could get away with making child pornography all day and get paid to do it.

The scanner program should be halted immediately and TSA forced to correct the rampant problems in the current scanner program. The x-ray units pose a potential health risk and research has shown that the x-ray scanners prove harmful to women with BRCA gene.

The scanners have not been independently tested and lawsuits are still pending on questions regarding their safety. TSA has not taken comment on the deployment of the current scanners despite being ordered by a court to do so before the end of 2012. No scanners should be bought or installed until this is complete.

Does anyone really feel safer having people who will rub stranger’s genitals in public for $15 an hour in charge of security? There were no hijackings between 2002 and 2009 without these punitive measures and they aren’t necessary now.

Millions of dollars that are desperately needed elsewhere are being wasted on TSA and its gadgets without improving security or the pitiful quality of TSA workers.

TSA is beyond salvage and must be replaced. The incessant abuses, failures and crimes have caused too much public animosity for this agency to ever be reputable.

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Posted by Bill Fisher on 10/22/2012 at 7:54 PM

Re: “Little Rock airport working on security delays

PreCheck is the most blatantly biased Government program in decades.

For the past year TSA has insisted that everyone must be subjected to the same security procedures, whether a child, elderly grandmother or US Senator. Now they are allowing the privileged buy their way out of the screening process.

TSA is saying that the wealthy are more equal than others.

If someone can buy their way out of screening then this is no more than security theater and passenger harassment. Congress must demand that TSA adopt consistent, sensible and respectful procedures for everyone, not just the privileged or those willing to pay TSA protection money.

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Posted by Bill Fisher on 06/12/2012 at 9:09 PM

Re: “Hurrying up to wait at Little Rock airport

The body scanners take 10-12 seconds per person and nearly always require some form of pat down adding to the delay. The metal detectors take only 2 seconds and usually get no follow up grope. Do the math.

These things don't even work and are a huge money suck with no benefit to anyone except L3, OSI and Michael Chertoff.

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Posted by Bill Fisher on 04/23/2012 at 7:49 PM

Re: “Hogs fly at Clinton National Airport

Maybe they should stick some of the fat pigs at TSA on the spit and feed them to the canines.

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Posted by Bill Fisher on 04/02/2012 at 8:07 PM

 

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