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DerekWills April 9th, 2016 11:55am

I just saw a sign for TSA PreCheck (which I have) with the tag line "A smarter way." Are they acknowledging that they are a complete waste of government resources and are idiotic for usurping the 4th Amendment millions of times per day?

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screename1 Alaska
04/10/16 11:17 pm

Don't get me started. Imagine if we ran private enterprise like TSA is run? We'd be out of business. I like reminding snotty TSA agents/border patrol/etc that they work for me. A portion of my paycheck pays their wages, so they need to remember that, and stop the attitude. Watching scores of them stand around boils my blood.

ozzy
04/09/16 5:19 am

Yes, and like dummies we unionized them

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anonymousmn Minnesota
04/09/16 6:33 am

"We" don't "unionize" them. They organize on their own.

Liberty 4,032,064
04/09/16 5:09 am

Yep. The PreCheck method of just going through the metal detector rather than the porn scanner is much faster, less invasive, less physically harmful, and more thorough.

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DerekWills Lone Star Gun Rights
04/09/16 5:02 am

Coming to Reno on Monday, I lit up a TSA agent for wanting to go through my laptop bag because "there is a lot of electronics in there." I told him that I had paid my $85 tax to get a portion of my 4th Amendment rights back. Trying to get snooty, he said "well sir, if you'd like to exit the checkpoint and not fly today, that's fine with me." I told him that he didn't know shit about antiterrorism and that his agency is a complete waste of government resources and violates our Founding principles. I concluded by asking if my PreCheck status no longer meant my laptop needed to stay in my bag, to which he replied that I was still allowed to keep it in there. I thanked him and took my bag. The TSA is a joke and needs to be disbanded. "He who would give up essential Liberty in order to purchase a little temporary safety deserves neither liberty nor safety." If United, Delta, and Southwest make it their policy that we can't fly on their airline without first being screened, that's perfectly

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DerekWills Lone Star Gun Rights
04/09/16 5:03 am

screened, that's fine. They're a private company and can do as they wish. The government has no right to screen me, search me, or my bags without a warrant signed by a judge issued only upon probable cause.