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Eliminate the TSA

Roberty Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 7:16 AM
If your copy of the Constitution is anything like mine, there are tons of things that the Federal Government is doing and requiring that aren't in it. What we need to do is start electing third party candidates at the city, county, state then national levels. We can't wait until Presidential elections and then push for something besides the choices that the D's and R's push upon us. The way to break the stranglehold of the two party system is to start small and work upwards keeping freedom uppermost in our goals. And eleiminate the TSA, of course!
econley Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 8:13 AM
I agree. Every time a Democrat or Republican sounds good enough on the stump to get elected, he turns on us in D.C. and becomes just another hog at the trough, trampling our U.S. Constitution as he wallows around that disgusting pigsty on the Potomac.

Third party candidates are where all the good ideas and honest statesmen reside.
Trude3 Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 2:25 PM
...and isn't that why they do not want Gov. Gary Johnson in the debates ?

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.

Last week, I was traveling to New Jersey to speak at...