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How to get terrorist-free air travel without being molested by TSA agents

An old article, but a good one to revisit, since the Transportation Security (Theater) Administration is getting worse, not better. It's helpful to show people who are willing to exchange freedom for pretend security.

"It is mindboggling for us Israelis to look at what happens in North America, because we went through this 50 years ago," said Rafi Sela, the president of AR Challenges, a global transportation security consultancy. He's worked with the RCMP, the U.S. Navy Seals and airports around the world.

"Israelis, unlike Canadians and Americans, don't take s--- from anybody. When the security agency in Israel (the ISA) started to tighten security and we had to wait in line for — not for hours — but 30 or 40 minutes, all hell broke loose here. We said, 'We're not going to do this. You're going to find a way that will take care of security without touching the efficiency of the airport."

That, in a nutshell is "Israelification" - a system that protects life and limb without annoying you to death.

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2009/12/30/the_israelifica...



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...a really interesting

...a really interesting article. I think in this country the bureaucrats won't look into our eyes because they are afraid of what we will see in theirs..lol.

here's another way...


http://youtu.be/GMxXHY1f8Xk

Pandacentricism will be our downfall.

The purpose of "security" is different.

There they are actually trying to protect travelers.

Nailed It

Right on the money with this comment. The TSA might be effective at security if that were the real purpose. I think the actual reason they exist is some mixture of: union appeasement, workfare, and a desire to socialize citizens into giving up their rights and dignity.

Uh, no thanks

Yeesh. Did you actually read the article?

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What specific problem do you have with it?

Did YOU read the article?

In Israel, the airport security people have figured out how to stop bomb-carrying terrorists without endangering innocent travelers, delaying people, making you take your shoes off, or sexually molesting little children, people in wheelchairs or old ladies dying of cancer.

Why is that a problem for you?

"Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid." - Ronald Reagan

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Been saying to 'role model' them for years.

Great article! Thanks for posting.