WND Exclusive- Ron Paul: Cut out this Soviet-style nonsenseSubmitted by Blackbart on Sat, 11/20/2010 - 12:53
Congressman launches bill, suggests searches would cease if Obama, top officials had them.
WND Exclusive RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINES
Ron Paul: Cut out this Soviet-style nonsense
Congressman launches bill, suggests searches would cease if Obama, top officials had them
Posted: November 17, 2010
8:01 pm Eastern
By Joe Kovacs
With a week to go until the Thanksgiving travel peak and Americans' anger continuing to rise over heightened airport-security measures, a U.S. congressman launched legislation today to end what he calls Soviet-style searches by the American government.
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 22: A TSA officer demonstrates what the images form the Advanced Imaging Technology unit look like at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 8 passenger security checkpoint on October 22, 2010 in the Queens borough of New York City. The new backscatter X-ray full-body scanners, which are optional, can see through clothing and will screen passengers for metallic and non-metallic threats including explosives.
Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, introduced the Air Traveler Dignity Act to protect Americans from physical and emotional abuse by federal Transportation Security Administration employees conducting screenings at the nation's airports.
"Something has to be done," Paul said. "Everybody's fed up. The people are fed up. The pilots are fed up. I'm fed up."
"This TSA version of our rights looks more like the 'rights' granted in the old Soviet Constitutions, where freedoms were granted to Soviet citizens – right up to the moment the state decided to remove those freedoms."
Paul's legislation, H.R. 6416, is ......
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