John Stossel on privatizing screening

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Examiner: John Stossel rivets enthusiastic Denver crowd while promoting "No They Can't!"

     
  2. Ciarin

    Ciarin Member

    Unless the corporation can pay off the politicians.
     
  3. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    Much like OSI Systems and L3.
    That's the way DC works.
     
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  4. Ciarin

    Ciarin Member

  5. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Privatizing prisons has made them worse, not better. Nobody's accountable. The abuses at private prisons are off the charts. Yes, I know that all prison are potentially abusive. But private ones are worse:

    Suicide reveals squalid prison conditions
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19638219/#.T5VW5O1uHzK

    Detained and at risk
    http://www.hrw.org/node/92629/section/2

    The Prison Labor Complex
    http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/04/19/the-prison-labor-complex/

    ACLU stats
    http://www.aclu.org/files/assets/massincarceration_problems.pdf

    Privatizing security won't help. It's the mentality in this country that has to change. Otherwise, no matter what security system is put into place will be abusive.
     
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