Re-blogging this to let you know what a “good” job the TSA is doing in protecting American citizens…NOT!
I’m wondering whether the Transportation Security Administration is a valuable part of government.
Not because the bureaucracy does a good job, but instead because it does so many foolish things that it helps convince more people to become libertarians.
Consider these horror stories.
o Confiscating a plastic hammer from a mentally retarded man.
o Detaining a woman for carrying breast milk.
o Hassling a woman for the unexplained red flag of having sequentially numbered checks.
o Demanding that a handicapped 4-year old boy walk through a metal detector without his leg braces.
o Putting an 8-year old cub scout on the no-fly list.
o Stopping a teenager from flying because her purse had an image of a gun.
Let’s add a few more examples to this list.
Here’s a story from Reason about the Keystone Cops of the TSA, as they deal with…
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