John Stossel – TSA Tyranny

John Stossel – TSA Tyranny

Florida Congressman John Mica, a Republican who now heads the House Transportation Committee, complains that the agency doesn’t make us safer. He points out that Richard Reid, the “shoe bomber,” was stopped by alert passengers, not by the TSA. The father of the “underwear bomber” warned the government about his son, but the TSA still allowed him to fly with a bomb in his underwear. Only passengers prevented him from detonating it.

After the Times Square Bomber’s attack failed in 2010, Rep. Mica points out, the man “ordered his ticket on the way to JFK, went through TSA, [and] got on the plane.”

There is a better way: Let private companies compete for the job.

When writing the law that created the TSA, Rep. Mica added a provision that allows airports to “opt out” of federalized security. San Francisco Airport took advantage of that and hired Covenant Aviation Security, a private screening company.     More

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