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Eliminate the TSA

Ted in California Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 1:31 PM
Jake, Congress has the power to legislate. They are able to write laws about a lot of things that are not 'explicitly spelled out'. Yes, there are certain liberties they cannot infringe upon when they write law but that leads me to my first question to you, how is the TSA un-Constitutional? Are you saying that the Constitution has to state that the government can create an entity to enforce security at airports? Doug. I don't get it, how does the Tenth Amendment make the TSA un-Constitutional?

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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