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TSA Union President Wants Armed Officers With The Power To Make Arrests - Right on Cue!

TSA stormtroopers want guns and power of arrest
A gunman opened fire on Friday at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at LAX, killing a TSA officer. The suspect was eventually shot and taken into custody, police said. The slain officer was the first TSA employee killed in the line of duty, according to J. David Cox Sr, president of the American Federation of Government Employees, a union that represents many TSA workers.

The TSA’s checkpoint officers are not law enforcement and are not armed. Asked what could be done to improve security at the airport, Cox said he would like “our officers to be able to make arrests. That would be a big improvement if they had arrest power.” Instead, they have to turn to local law enforcement when assaulted.

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If people quit flying for one month they would get rid of TSA

Use private planes or drive what ever is necessary.
Airlines would force them out.

Can't Arm Teachers

but lets arm a bunch of High School dropouts and those who failed to pass the Police Psychological Tests. Their training consists of watching the elementary school video "Good Touch, Bad Touch"..

que is not a word

At least not in English. If something's blatantly spelled incorrectly, shouldn't it be corrected - esp on the front page and esp if it's in the title?

No King but Jesus, no President but Ron Paul


I don't know what you're talking about.

Good post

That is what this incident is about....arming the rubber glove club

Why haven't postal workers -

If Paul Ciancia was a TSO, then why aren't postal workers also empowered with the right to make arrests?

Nah, let's just scuttle the NSA.

Bunch of pedophile molesters.

Except you know they will

Except you know they will fuck it up. One little thing will happen and a hail of bullets will be unleashed into a crowd. I am not sure they will be able to make that go away.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

Wouldn't want those 2 billion

Wouldn't want those 2 billion hollow point bullets the DHS bought go to waste.

My Local News Covered The Story

"And now it seems from literature found on his person that the shooter was..." (big pause) "anti-government!" (gasp). (Oh my goodness. How could anyone think the government as anything but a benevolent institution? The government, after all, is "us.")

"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard

Such a false-flag psy-op, that LAX shooting... Big time...

This is just blatantly obvious, what is coming.

PAUL CIAnCIA... another "Ron Paul supporter" Has anti-NWO literature ON HIM when he goes to violate the non-aggression principle by shooting (every libertarians bane) TSA agents... with the dreaded 'assault-rifle' no less...

This is so blatantly set up it's not funny.

Apparently the local LAX-LAPD that guard the TSA stations, the only ones who are heavily ARMED, were inexplicably removed from their posts just a couple weeks before the shooting, for the first time since 9/11.
This also follows TSA drills for an "active shooter scenario", earlier this year.

One eye-witness described the shooter as being very calm and nonchalant and "like he was going to buy tea."

Mind-control? Like the "My ELF Weapon" on the rifle butt of the DC Naval Yard shooter?

Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

I wonder what kind of house

on that deserted island they bought for him with 30 super models waiting to make sure he is ok. That's all it would take for most to get paid to do these things. Hey we need you to shoot up an airport, no worries, we will arrest you, but your private island is waiting with 30 sex slaves and filet mignon the rest of your life, all you got to do is keep your mouth shut. I wonder if things like this actually happen.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

Probably cheaper to brainwash 'em....

Or just say "Do what we want or we kill your...."

Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

So now they'll be able

to be charged with armed robbery.


And just like real cops, when they commit a crime, they'll get desked for a few weeks and might lose their jobs instead of going to jail like everyone else.

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Just what the country needs...

10,000 people not smart enough to be policeman (and you have to be pretty stupid for that) loaded up with guns. I guess this is where all that 1.2 billion rounds of ammo was planned on going to, all along.

I say go ahead and give them guns. They'll just start putting their damn eyes out with them.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

The TSA Union president is just doing his job. However,...

he should watch "Enemy at the Gates," as the TSA is fast becoming the second most hated government organization (after the IRS, whose days are numbered, as well). As soon as enough people realize the IRS is nothing more than a protection racket for the Federal Reserve, there will be lots of vacancies.

What Does the WWII

movie about a soviet sniper vs. a Nazi sniper have to do with this?