by Mac Slavo
In a very classic sense, it is a strategy for acquiring more power.
Problem. Reaction. Solution.
Though the TSA has never been effective at catching or reducing terrorism, it has become very good at inconveniencing Americans.
Rifling through their things, herding them through x-ray machines reminiscent of Nazi policies, forcing people to withstand increasingly long lines, with many people even losing out on flights. All in the name of security.
After wait times across the country have made headlines and left airport travelers stranded and fed up, Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson, whose agency overseas the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), is calling for a solution based in… what else… greater security.