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Eliminate the TSA

RunSilentRunDEEP Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 3:12 PM
TSA has no constitutional authority to serch you or your belongings. Granted if you refuse the search you can't board the carrier. TSA is chock full of nit wits and they should be disbanded. Airports should go with private screeners. TSA has not caught one terrorist to date. Customs, now that's a different story. CBP has constitutional authority to search you and your property and unlike deciding not to fly once you've presented yourself for inspection the game is on, no backing out.

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...