Proof That Airport Screening (another government boondoggle) Is Nothing More Than “Security Theater”


The report revealed that in 2011 and 2012, the TSA referred 61,000 passengers to law enforcement agencies for investigation. Only 365 of these individuals were arrested – primarily for immigration-related offenses. The TSA’s behavioral experts didn’t find a single terrorist. On the other hand, the GAO found that 16 people who were later charged with terrorism-related activities managed to board airplanes – despite Rapiscan, SPOT, and all the rest of the TSA’s security initiatives.


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