Confessions of an ex-TSA agent.


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Confessions of an ex-TSA agent.

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  • I despise the TSA for all the reasons laid out in the article and my own experiences with them over the years. Recently, a 20-something ignorant TSA security officer at Oakland International tell me I was a high risk passenger because I am a veteran, despite being Pre-Check cleared and holding a security clearance. For more than 3 years, I’ve been forcing the TSA to do a clothing pat down on me because I consider those idiotic machines a waste of time and unnecessary personal risk (more radiation) on my body.

    The irony of my situation is that I know security from having done security in Afghanistan, where terrorists were operating openly and all around me and my brothers in uniform. When I experience TSA security, I consider it theater. Anyone wanting to do harm could do a lot of damage at the security checkpoints, instead of on the passenger airplanes.

    Great article. Thank you Robert.

  • I’m not really seeing the outrage here. The article reads more Keystone Kops than Big Brother. Yes, I would dearly like to see TSA go away; it’s an affront to a free people. How about we get the Israeli’s on board, and allow CCW permit holders to carry.

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