Sometimes arrogance and hypocrisy are so pronounced that it is difficult to comprehend. That is the case concerning the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its latest attempts to harass and intimidate those in other countries.
In this New York Times article, this invasive program is explained:
“The thinking is simple: By placing officers in foreign countries and effectively pushing the United States border thousands of miles beyond the country’s shores, Americans (U.S. government agents) have more control over screening and security.”
“It’s a really big deal — it would be like us saying you can have foreign law enforcement operating in a U.S. facility with all the privileges given to law enforcement, but we are going to do it on your territory and on our rules,” the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, said.”
The TSA is now accosting foreign passengers at airports in 14 different countries. TSA agents, who undoubtedly have the lowest IQ among us, are now being placed in airports around the world, allowed to carry weapons, detain passengers, and even disallow other country’s citizens to board their plane.
Yes, you guessed it. This is to protect us helpless Americans from the horrible al Qaeda terrorists who are as we speak coming into the U.S. daily to bomb us. None have been caught attempting such a thing of course, but it could happen at any time. At least, that is the government’s justification (excuse) for not only destroying all liberty here in the U.S., but all around the world.
What if the U.S. reciprocated, and allowed perverted foreign government agents, armed agents at that, to search and grope American passengers, all without cause or warrant? I do realize that this is already happening here by the American TSA, and every single day, but what if a Saudi TSA-type agent was stationed at the Chicago or Atlanta airport, and given full authority over any traveling American? What would be the reaction?
What threats were and are being levied by Janet Napolitano to force these foreign governments into making a deal with the devil? Was extortion one of the methods used to gain compliance? Was bribery evident in gaining the cooperation of other governments in this nefarious scheme? How many American taxpayer dollars are being spent, besides the $115 million per year just to operate this program?
Arrogance, hypocrisy, force, theft, privacy invasion: These are the tools of the TSA and the rest of the U.S. government!