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Truth2Tell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-16-09 11:13 PM
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98. Pavulon, can I ask you a question?
Do you know if the law enforcement unions have any ongoing beef with TSA or if they put up a fight when it was created? It seems to me like professional law enforcement people should have some major issues with the way this whole program is run.

I'm guessing that the incident in this OP would have been a non-event had even one or two actual police officers been working at that checkpoint. Someone with even a modicum of experience and training could have de-escalated that situation and been done with it. But instead of trained law enforcement or professional security people, we get low wage McRentacops working for privatized non-accountable politically connected companies.

Where are the real cops in this whole expansion of "Homeland Security"? If we're gonna become a Checkpoint State shouldn't we at least actually train and pay our security people like professional law enforcement? It works for Israel.

Not that I think we need to do any of this at all, but if we must, let's at least unionize. :)
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