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95% failure rate gets TSA Director reassigned … not fired?

June 3, 2015

This is a truly amazing story of our tax dollars at work …

In case you missed the headlines, the TSA’s Inspector General dispatched an audit team to try to sneak simulated bombs and guns past the crack TSA teams at several high traffic airports.

The good news: the TSA agents sniffed out 3 of the fake weapons.

The bad news: they missed 67.

That’s a failure rate of 95.7%.

Not exactly 6-sigma performance.

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Here are a couple of story snippets that got my attention …

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Don’t touch my junk !!!

November 16, 2010

Just in case you’ve been sleeping the past couple of days …

A California man got thrown out of San Diego’s airport when he refused a revealing full-body scan and then an alternative pat-down, telling a Transportation Security Agent, “If you touch my junk, I’ll have you arrested.”

John Tyner, 31, said he was told he could face a civil lawsuit and a $10,000 fine for leaving the screening area before the security check was complete.

It seems like it struck a chord,” said Tyner, a software engineer from Oceanside, California

Article & interesting video:
http://www.aolnews.com/nation/article/airport-security-encounter-dont-touch-my-junk-john-tyner-tells-agent/19716789

Geez, John. 

When did the family jewels get rebranded “junk”?

I say, don’t call my junk “junk”