Wanted: A person with good attention to detail and willingness to work long hours. Your daily tasks will consist of viewing people naked all day, including children. You will also be asked to pat down the private regions of men, women, and children on a regular basis.
quote: why shouldn't she be allowed to better defend herself?
quote: I don't think in the post 9/11 world a guy with a knife (or guys with knives) if going to be able to hijack a plane. Passengers will beat the %R$#@$#@!! out of the guy.
quote: Anyone half competent could blow up a plane. Don't be under any illusions otherwise.
quote: A terrorist, in theory could smuggle a bomb onto a plane in their anal cavity and then remove it and detonate it.
quote: If I believed in a God I'd pray for less of the moronic fundamentalists on both sides. That may also include people like you too....
quote: Even if you did, he wouldn't be listening to you.
quote: Sorry but the first Amendment grants nobody the "right" to be excluded and/or singled out.
quote: Or to use them to get out of doing something everyone else has to do.
quote: I only said that they are entitled to the same treatment we are. I equated their rights to ours, where your language had separated them.
quote: I completely agree. I don't think the TSA should be touching ANYONE without reasonable suspicion. Since Muslim leaders have gotten the TSA to fold, we can too!
quote: This issue makes me curious as to how much power the TSA actually has. They seem to operate separate from the law. Do they actually have any authority? Are Their policies even backed by laws?
quote: So if you work for a security organization, and you're smart, then you don't just profile the Muslims.
quote: 100% of all Islamic terrorists have been Muslims. Sorry, that's a documented proven fact.
quote: Anyway, it is a proven fact that 100% of all Christian terrorists are christian.
quote: And, by the way, saying only muslims are terrorists is prejudice.
quote: Second, there have been plenty of christian terrorists around the world (IRA is an example)
quote: Terrorism has NOTHING to do with religion.
quote: The last poll I saw about this showed 68% of Americans supported the TSA's security measures.
quote: Is it a perfect system? No, because no system is perfect. Suck it up and get through it...
quote: Anandtech's quality is at an all time low; I didn't know Anandtech had the same quality as a dollar store check out stand.
quote: In which case, I'm pretty glad they're monitoring.
quote: I don't really trust the American Public to know what is best for the security of their country
quote: Mick, we all know it can feel demeaning to get a pat down, but how would you feel if the underwear bomb had actually gone off and 200 people were killed last Christmas ?
quote: Still, no one has answered the question: if an underwear bomb had gone off in American airspace and 200 citizens were killed, how would you feel about pat downs?
quote: As for your question, that depends on other countries security measures. The U.S. has no direct control over passenger screening on outbound flights to the U.S. Only indirect control.