In response to:

TSA Humiliates Injured Marine

jgonzalez256 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 11:22 AM
You realize a Republican president started the TSA, and that agents have been flouting the "rules" ever since, yes? Can't really blame this one on only repubs or only dems. They both have a hand in allowing this to continue.

An active-duty Marine who lost both his legs to an Improvised Explosive Device was humiliated by TSA agents after he was forced to remove his prosthetic legs and was then ordered to stand so agents could inspect his wheelchair for explosives.

The incident prompted Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) to fire off a letter to John Pistole, the administrator of the Transportation Security Administration.

“The Marine, whose prosthetics were exposed, was humiliated,” Duncan wrote. “While I recognize the necessity to appropriately screen passengers, I am concerned by the apparent lack of situational awareness and respect among TSA officers – specifically when it...