Skip to comments.Profile Muslims or Pat Down the Masses?
Posted on 11/18/2010 5:45:08 AM PST by Paladins Prayer
With all the bad press the TSA has received recently, we can't be sure if the acronym stands for Transportation Security Administration, Touches Sensitive Areas, or Truly Scandalous Attention. But, for sure, its pat-downs and sci-fi radiation screeners give many of us another good reason to avoid the increasingly unfriendly skies. Yet while the TSA right now has supplanted the IRS as the bureaucracy we most love to hate, its policies are merely part of a longstanding cultural trend: the failure to recognize that the good of the many outweighs the good of the few.
It's the same reason why certain cities, most notably London, are now surveilling their residents with thousands of video cameras. If you're not willing to administer punishment sufficient to deter all the criminally inclined save a few intractable miscreants, some of whom you can catch, the only other solution is to have an all-seeing Big Brother that can catch all. It's much like treating a cancer: If you cannot target just the affected tissue, the only other solution is to treat the whole body.
Because the former is preferable not just in medicine, but also law enforcement, behavioral sciences specialists long ago developed the method called "profiling." Unfortunately, social-engineering specialists soon after discredited the universal application of profiling with a method called propaganda. Consequently, when we want to administer targeted treatment in the effort to thwart terrorism, we're told that it's "racial profiling" and beyond consideration. This is utter nonsense.
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Thanks to PC, we can’t just use common sense and go after the people most likely to commit the crime, which isn’t nuns or toddlers.
All people with common sense have been saying that for years.
This admin will never allow it & I doubt the new congress will have the cojones to force policy changes via funing control.
I say, let CAIR tantrum all they want. It’s long past time to start profiling. We’re clining to that moron Mineta’s policies.
We need a no muslim fly zone that covers America..send em back to their associated hellhole..
“El Al, Israel’s national airline, employs a smarter approach. Any airline representing the state of Israel is a natural - some might say preeminent - target for terrorist attacks. Yet El Al has one of the best security records in the world and doesn’t resort to wide-scale use of methods that would under other circumstances constitute sexual assault. The Israelis have achieved this track record of safety by employing sophisticated intelligence analysis which allows them to predict which travelers constitute a possible threat and which do not. Resources are then focused on the more probable threats with minimal intrusion on those who are likely not to be terrorists.
Here in the United States, these sophisticated techniques have roundly been denounced as discriminatory “profiling.” Allegedly postracial America has been unable to come to grips with the difference between immoral and illegal racial discrimination and the prudent use of the types of techniques that police on the beat use every day, which is similar to practices the customs service applies to assessing which packages being sent into the country are licit and which were sent by smugglers. TSA believes an 80-year-old grandmother deserves the same level of scrutiny at an airport terminal checkpoint as a 19-year-old male exchange student from Yemen.”
From: A COLLECTIVE POLITICAL PSYCHOSIS
There is nothing wrong with a little profiling. The Israeli's have been doing it for years with very positive results. In America's vote-whore political process, most politicians have given up their cajones and common sense in an effoet not to pi$$ off anyone, but in reality, they have pi$$ed off everyone!!
The genital groping practice is in response to the Xmas day bomber having explosives in his shorts. If he’d stuck the explosives up his rear end, would we now be subjected to cavity searches?
The courts and Justice Dept. has CAIRs back. There will NEVER ever ever be racial profiling. Ever.
I learned a long time ago to overwhelmingly avoid the use of the word NEVER. ;-)))
Maybe I’m being overly optimistic but we do have a new congress coming on board soon & they will control funding for TSA.
I think that’s where we need to exert maximum pressure.
Islam and its adherents need to be exterminated.