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Old 11-25-2019, 09:34 AM
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From the TSA to the FISA courts, the massive government surveillance isn't about finding terrorists.

It's about protecting the elites from you and me.
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To date, the TSA has stopped at least one hijacking by Lemon Curd, one assault with a deadly tiramisu, and an international incident with Herbal Essence shampoo.

For this, I get to pay an extra fee so I don't have to strip and scare all the small children in the airport. The number of times I have been elected for an 'extra' screening (due to my insulin pump and diabetic supplies) exceeds the probability of being struck by lightening.

IMO, it's time to have done with this crap. By allowing people to purchase the 'pre-check' status, they have proven it isn't about safety, it's all about the money.
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To date, the TSA has stopped at least one hijacking by Lemon Curd, one assault with a deadly tiramisu, and an international incident with Herbal Essence shampoo.

For this, I get to pay an extra fee so I don't have to strip and scare all the small children in the airport. The number of times I have been elected for an 'extra' screening (due to my insulin pump and diabetic supplies) exceeds the probability of being struck by lightening.

IMO, it's time to have done with this crap. By allowing people to purchase the 'pre-check' status, they have proven it isn't about safety, it's all about the money.
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