No country has better airport security than Israel and no country needs it more since Israel is the most hated target of Islamic extremists terrorists (which DHS Chief Big Sista, Janet Napolitano calls, “Man Caused Disasters”) yet somehow, Israeli airport security people don’t have to strip search passengers, naked electronically or have a stranger groping their private parts.
Does anyone really believe that we have better airport security than Israel? Is our security record better than theirs?
“Security” may be the excuse being offered for the outrageous things being done to American travelers but the heavy-handed arrogance and contempt for ordinary people, that is the hallmark of this administration in other areas is all to painfully apparent in these new and invasive airport procedures.
Can you remember a time when a Cabinet member in a free America boasted having “his foot on the neck” of some business or when a President of the United States threatened on television to put his foot on another part of some citizens anatomy?
Yet this and more has happened in the current administration which is not yet two years old. One Cabinet member warned there would be “zero tolerance” for misinformation, when an insurance company said the obvious, that the mandates of ObamaCare would raise costs and therefore raise premiums. Zero Tolerance, for exercising the First Amendment Right of Free Speech.
More than two centuries ago, Edmund Burke warned about the dangers of new people with new power. This administration, only halfway through its term, has demonstrated that in many ways.
What other Administration has had an Attorney General call the American people “cowards” and refuse to call terrorists Islamic? What other Administration has had a Secretary of Homeland Security warn law enforcement officials across the country of security threats from people who are anti-abortion, for federalism or our returning veterans?
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