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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

They Exist!

There are actually some people willing to defend the Tit-Squeezing Authority. For example, Orin Judd regards the following as an adequate refutation of Bruce Schneier's criticism of the TSA policies:

Put two planes at the airport gate and offer Mr. Schneier a flight on the one where passengers have been thoroughly searched or on the one where it is assumed that's a waste of time and money and which one is he getting on? 'Nuff said.
The plane where the passengers haven't been searched is more likely to have a passenger with the weaponry that might help fight back against terrorists.

As for the other side of the defenses of Totally Screwing Americans … To any leftists who might be reading this, the numerous accusations that the Tea-Party protests are astroturf are based on the same amount of evidence as this heaping pile of horsebleep.

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