Reference to the 70% failure rate at identifying banned items: TSA MESS UP: Businessman Boards Plane With Loaded Gun - KHQ Right Now - News and Weather for Spokane and North Idaho |
But I can't seem to locate the actual article(s). Doubleplusungood?
Marine Ace, General Joe Foss was hassled by TSA monkeys because of his Medal. snopes.com: Joseph J. Foss Medal of Honor
As a Marine, tell me which is better: Security Theater that reacts to the last threat by making the people perform ridiculous actions, or true security that involves reducing the next
threat on the horizon? One moron with an incomplete bomb in his tighty-whities can be used as a tool to inconvenience millions of passengers, and cause TSA to spend billions reacting
to it. Are we being proactive and looking at current and upcoming threats, or simply reactive by making everyone put their liquids in Ziplocs and tread barefoot over the same ground as the guy with foot funk just did?