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February 22, 2011


An undercover TSA agent was able to get through security at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport with a handgun during testing of the enhanced-imaging body scanners, according to a high-ranking, inside source at the Transportation Security Administration.

(Thanks to Bill Hudgins)


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Possibly the men manning the scanners had blurred brains?

If it had been a Kardashian they would have caught it.

TSA just knows how to make you feel as safe as a baby ...in a washing machine.

nc, even if it had been a Kardashian, they may not have caught the gun. But they would have looked real hard.

There's a kinda oxymoronic phrase (IMHBCO) in that statement put forth by the TSA ...

" ... federal workforce ... "

How big were they?

It's a fairly common phenomenon commonly called "highway hypnosis".
I worked with a soft drink bottler which sold re-usable glass bottles because the customers thought it tasted better than in throw-aways. Same formula. Go figure.
Anyway, the equipment for detecting foreign matter in these bottles as they went through the line was very good, as were the workers. For about 15 minutes. After that, a Sherman tank might have gotten by.
We finally got a voluntary agreement with management to switch the workers out every quarter hour. Management was not against solving the problem but was uncertain of the best method.
It seemed to help.

Same phenomenon regarding teenagers overlooking that pair of tennis shoes sitting on the bottom stair for a week.

The solution is obvious: Prohibit the TSA from carrying firearms.

Key to all regulatory/security malfeasance:

"TSA agents who spoke to a reporter agreed that the body-imaging scanners are effective -- but only if the officers monitoring them are paying attention."

And I can't get a bottle of nasal spray through.

LOL at Loudmouth.

Irritated at tsa peeping toms who irradiate us and can't even bother to pay attention to actually protect us. They need to use bomb dogs.

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