Lazy TSA Agents Let Thousands Of Bags Through Unscreened (But They Gotta See Us Naked)

from the feeling-safer? dept

While the TSA and the US government continue to insist that it's absolutely necessary to see passengers naked before they can get on a plane, it appears that not everyone in the TSA is so committed to such thorough searches. Apparently, the feds are investigating a group of 27 TSA agents in Hawaii who apparently just skipped over the part of their jobs where they were supposed to screen luggage. Instead, they just tagged the luggage, saying it was screened and let it go on planes.

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    Dark Helmet (profile), 7 Mar 2011 @ 7:05am

    Re: Re: Re:

    "We know the risks"

    Let's just stop right there. Because that's a lie. Everyone does NOT know the risks. They know what they hear bandied about with the same "buzzwords" you're upset about.

    So, since you apparently DO know, what is the risk of being harmed by a weapon/bomb on a plane? What were the risks pre-9/11 and post-9/11.

    And when your research ends up confirming that we all should have better freaking things to think about than the miniscule threat of terrorism, try REALLY hard not to start spouting off bullshit to cover up your mistake....

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