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Eliminate the TSA

Vladilyich Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 9:32 AM
I must admit, I've never had the pleasure of having to deal with the invasive procedures of the TSA. I used to fly all over the country several times a week on business. I did this for almost four years. I also worked for TWA in the early '80s and flew somewhere globally at least once a month. I love to fly. Five years ago, just before they started installing the X-Ray machines, I had the opportunity to visit Moscow. I had no problem grabbing an Aeroflot from LAX directly there. I had no problem getting my return flight a few weeks later. However, as I returned, I was detained and arrested in L.A. Evidently, during the time I was gone, I had been place on the "no-fly" list. The reason? I was told by a relative who works for NSA

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...