"TSA screenings aren't just for airports anymore." LA Times: "Roving security teams increasingly visit train stations, subways and other mass transit sites to deter terrorism. Critics say it's largely political theater."
More than 5 Billion Gropes Copped Nationwide. . . and counting.
The Transportation Security Administration isn't just in airports anymore. TSA teams are increasingly conducting searches and screenings at train stations, subways, ferry terminals and other mass transit locations around the country."We are not the Airport Security Administration," said Ray Dineen, the air marshal in charge of the TSA office in Charlotte. "We take that transportation part seriously."The TSA's 25 "viper" teams — for Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response — have run more than 9,300 unannounced checkpoints and other search operations in the last year. Department of Homeland Security officials have asked Congress for funding to add 12 more teams next year.
I've got a question: When are we going to stop funding our own oppression? Or should we just wait until some righteous citizen gets drawn down on by one of Janet the Second's Ronald McDonald control freak 'roid rager clown with a badge and shoots all the sonsabitches in the general area in righteous self-defense to kick off the ball?