The world we live in is changed since the War on Terror began. That is a fact that cannot be denied. The truth is, anyone attempting to board an airplane is a potential terrorist. It is possible some of us could be without even knowing it.
To save us from ourselves, we have the Department of Homeland Security bravely labeling Christians, returning war veterans, pro-lifers, and many other groups unrelated to 9/11 as terror threats, just to be safe. And at our airports, we have the Transportation Security Administration engaging in enhanced patdowns and revealing scans of children, grandmothers and nuns. These are the people most effective at preventing shoe bombers and underwear bombers and assorted other wardrobe bombers from getting on the planes.
I for one feel safe knowing we have these aggressive measures in place to prevent another terror attack. But what happens if the wrong people get hired for the job? What happens if the terrorists infiltrate the TSA?
Enter brave citizen Carol Jean Price. A woman of 59 years, she was boarding a flight to Ohio when she was chosen for a patdown. After the procedure was completed, she asked to speak with a supervisor. According to other TSA Agents, she reached down and grabbed the leg and crotch of the TSA Agent to demonstrate what happened to her. A police report, according to the story on Wink News, was filed, along with charges of assault and resisting an officer. Similar incidents have occurred elsewhere, one in Miami, another in Phoenix. Continue Reading →