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Eliminate the TSA

jerry2 Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 6:30 AM
I won't use the scanners either, but you are exposed to them because you must pass by their open doors even when you opt out. The major medical concern should be corneal damage and cataracts. Don't look to the TSA to pay your medical bills down the road. The bigger issue, of course, is the violation of the fourth amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Jay Wye Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 6:57 PM
if the door is open,the scanner is not scanning,thus no emissions.
plus,emissions work on the inverse-square law.
Some of them are PASSIVE scanners,they don't generate emissions,they work off the natural emissions of your body.

that sort doesn't irradiate you.

I’m reading the Constitution and I do not see a “Grope or Scan” clause. The TSA is unconstitutional. Let’s eliminate the TSA.

If you read my columns regularly, you know that I consider the TSA to be a carcinogenic petting zoo. I nearly always opt out. I object to the scanners on principle of their unconstitutionality. And I am concerned about the possibility of a scanner malfunction (thousands of service calls have been made to the backscatter X-ray machines)—which medical experts warn can result in extremely high radiation exposure.

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