Forbes: Someone Stop Them: The Billion Dollar Boondoggle of TSA

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Forbes: Someone Stop Them: The Billion Dollar Boondoggle of TSA

    I flew out of Orlando over the weekend. The airport was empty, the security line enormous. I waited over an hour. I watched a TSA officer screen one woman’s bag eleven times. Surely, it was that eleventh pass that made me safer.

    No surprise, I counted over 500 people in line with me and was probably no more than halfway through the line when I got bored and gave up.

    But to what end?

    For starters, there have been numerous studies questioning TSA ability to make us safer. The data here is endless. Check out these transcripts from a recent Jonathon Corbett interview with a former TSA screener named “Jennifer.”

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  2. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    Good to see this in Forbes a good mainstream publication. Should reach a lot of readers.
     
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