TSA Education Program Expands to Employees in All 50 States

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

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Their mommies must be awfully pround ...

    St. Louis Post Dispatch: TSA officers take part in college program

    Wow! Half a semester of college? To the best of my recollection I had 14 full semesters of college, until I realized that I preferred to be gainfully employed.

    And then, what? Can you get a baccalaureate or masters in gropage?

    If people at this educational & skill level were really at the forefront of national security, we'd be in really deep :trash:. Fortunately, most of us know better.
  2. KrazyKat

    KrazyKat Original Member

    Mike, you can be proud, like all Americans, for paying for this crap.:trash:
    I'm sure it's good business for the Community College as well.
  3. FaustsAccountant

    FaustsAccountant Original Member

    One 30 minute video and 4 hours on the job or work related experience equivalent away from a PhD!
  4. Caradoc

    Caradoc Original Member

    How much did they pay out in bribes to pass their classes?
  5. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Looks like we'll bet getting better educated Gropenfrauen in all states ...

    Government Security News: TSA extends associates education program to all 50 states

    Retards with 3 courses at jr. college level are going to strengthen the security of our nation’s transportation systems? :td:
  6. FaustsAccountant

    FaustsAccountant Original Member

    If this wasn't so pathetic, it'd be laughable. I'm torn between laughing and crying.
  7. Caradoc

    Caradoc Original Member

    That's somewhat unfair to the good folks working real jobs at Goodwill Industries, and doing excellent work.
  8. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

  9. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Exactly. It's all about the money. Same with the war machine. It's a profit-making venture. And the profiteers don't give a flying f*** how many people are slaughtered along the way.
  10. Caradoc

    Caradoc Original Member

    Based on the comments they post on various sites, I believe that the majority of TSA employees could benefit most by getting a class or three in Remedial English.

    I don't think we should pay for it, though. They had a chance to learn it in high school, and failed.
  11. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Merged these threads but kept Bill Fisher's more general thread title.
  12. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Golly, gee, she's a college graduate now!

    You go, girl! :rolleyes:

    Somebody please queue up Stars & Stripes Forever so we can get misty eyed. :rolleyes:



    Does TSA have any concept as to how all these fluff pieces about their magnificent three-course curriculum only underscore how they are hiring at the bottom of the barrrel?
  13. Caradoc

    Caradoc Original Member

    Having spoken to more than a few people who've gone through the process, they're not hiring at the bottom of the barrel.

    It's just that the ones at the bottom of the barrel are the ones retained. The rest move on to real jobs as quickly as possible.
  14. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Is this program being funded with tax dollars? If so why? Why should TSA workers not have to pay for their own education by the same means everyone else has to use?

    Sounds like Fraud, Waste, and Abuse by DHS.
  15. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Many employers do. Mine will reimburse all through undergrad & grad school for business & engineering majors working full-time & studying part-time. But around here an effort focused on 3 junior-college course would be a non-starter.

    I don't have an issue with funding education, as long as it's a real education. They should be pushing these intellectually challenged Gropenfrauen into college math & English composition, etc. If they want to get ahead, they need to emphasize mastering the basic skills.
  16. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Some PT wouldn't hurt most of them.
  17. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

  18. N965VJ

    N965VJ Original Member

    :cupcake::cupcake::cupcake: There's just no pleasing you people, is there? You all complain about how our Officers are not properly trained, and when we do offer them some educational opportunities, you still complain. :cupcake::cupcake::cupcake:

    Just thought I would throw that out there since Bart and SATTSO have not been around much. :rolleyes::p
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  19. And then, after the basic skills, maybe they should be routed into critical thinking, logic, anatomy and physiology, ethics, civics, multiculturalism... anything I missed?

    ETA: Foreign languages? History of the Soviet Union? The works of Solzhenitsyn?
  20. Caradoc

    Caradoc Original Member

    Bonehead Chemistry, Bonehead Physics?
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