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Originally Posted by Snowolf View Post
Probably a sign of the times and little we can do about it. I do think that TSA is lacking good strategic sense here. Pat downs should really be based on "probable cause" but we are so over cautious not to offend. Sorry, but profiling whether racially or by behavior is a part of the human existence and the fact is with middle eastern terrorism, a person of middle eastern descent is going to raise an eyebrow in airport.

I do think it is a bit ironic that they go to these lengths, yet to this day, the cargo on board under you most often is not screened so long as it is shipped from a "trusted shipper" There could be a friggen nuke on board that was missed by screening, yet grandma`s panties got the thorough once over...

Myself, I would rather not go through all of the bullshit and instead have fully armed FBI agents or US Military guards on board the aircraft...
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