Are you tired of being groped by the TSA? Are you tired of your privacy being invaded?
Well, you can do something about it.
This organization has a nifty way you can contact Congress and let them know how you feel.
One individual added some extra comments, and welcomes people to use them to copy and paste for more evidence to Congress that the TSA needs to be replaced by private companies which compete in the marketplace for the TSA job. A private company would certain act more professionally than the TSA. The letter is quoted below.
I have four items for you, and some questions.1. A four year-old girl in Wichita was treated like a terrorist because she violated TSA protocol by hugging her grandmother at the airport. (http://bit.ly/IP6Dv1) If a private security firm did this, wouldn’t it face horrible publicity and lose business? Might Congress call the CEO of that firm to testify before a committee, so your colleagues could grandstand?
2. Rep. Francisco Canseco (TX-23) got into an altercation with an overly-aggressive TSA agent. (http://bit.ly/Ic4bP7).Rep. Canseco asks, “What on earth is a U.S. congressman going to do on a plane? Pull out a gun and shoot everybody?” (http://politi.co/JG1zsK)He’s right; no Congressman is going to shoot up the plane. But wouldn’t private security firms compete with each other to be less invasive, and respect the dignity of all passengers?
3. TSA agents asked a 79 year-old woman about “an anomaly in the crotch area” — loud enough for others to hear. Refusing a pat-down, she passed through the scanner again. (http://bit.ly/IuzWI2)Again, wouldn’t private security firms compete with each other to be less invasive, and respect the dignity of passengers? And why are the body scanners so unreliable?
4. Current and former TSA employees are under indictment for receiving bribes from drug couriers in Los Angeles and New Haven. (http://lat.ms/IMQIxS)Wouldn’t a private security firm be more interested in detecting weapons and explosives, instead of drugs?The TSA is a typical government agency. It has no incentive to please the customers. If airline security was completely privatized, airlines would compete with each other to provide not only safety, but also a dignified process and a pleasurable trip. Customer satisfaction would be their priority.Don’t “fix” or “reform” the TSA. Abolish it.END LETTER
If you agree with us that the TSA should be scrapped, please send a letter as well. You can borrow from or copy the above letter. And, we invite you to follow us on Twitter and retweet our posts: https://twitter.com/#!/DDCDispatch