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Eliminate the TSA

Ted in California Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 3:22 PM
Anne, I'm not a lawyer so my opinion on the law is only that of the common man. With that being said, I respectfully disagree with you. You do a nice job of cutting and pasting (and capitalizing) but there is a whole lot more to American law than what you are presenting such as the ability of Congress to write law and the role of the courts in our legal system. Without getting too deeply into something I am not an expert in, let me end by saying this, I am abhorred with the policy this country has on airport security. I think that it is motivated by political correctness and not common sense. Also, I am almost equally taken aback by people who start saying "That's un-Constitutional!" when they have no education or background in...

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...