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Airports consider congressman's call to ditch TSA screeners

• AP
In a climate of Internet campaigns to shun airport pat-downs and veteran pilots suing over their treatment by government screeners, some airports are considering another way to show dissatisfaction: Ditching TSA agents altogether.

Federal law allows airports to opt for screeners from the private sector instead. The push is being led by a powerful Florida congressman who's a longtime critic of the Transportation Security Administration and counts among his campaign contributors some of the companies who might take the TSA's place.


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Comment by Anonymous
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 Sounds like an excellent oppertunity to substitute Goofy Larry for Crazy Harry.

Comment by Powell Gammill
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Careful what you wish for. 



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