Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The Hill: TSA methods "will kill more Americans on highway"

Over the past three weeks, it has become clear that at least a segment of Americans are rediscovering car or train travel.  Thanks to libertarian and other websites,  the TSA pornoscanners and new date-rape gropings -- plus the airlines' complicity in the burgeoning police state -- are finally outraging Boobus Americanus into doing something other than standing in line and taking it (literally) from behind.   But as millions of Americans prepare to travel over the Thanksgivings Day holiday weekend, the killjoys are ready to proclaim that TSA "enhanced" pat-downs will kill more of their fellow citizens, according to The Hill:
Steven Horwitz, a professor of economics at St. Lawrence University, told The Hill that the probable spike in road travel, caused by adverse feelings towards the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) new screening procedures, could also lead to more car-related deaths.

“Driving is much more dangerous than flying, as you are far more likely to be killed in an automobile accident mile-for-mile than you are in an airplane,” said Horwitz. “The result will be that the new TSA procedures will kill more Americans on the highway.”
So, sheeple, submit to your genitalia being touched by the State at its airports, or dying on its highways.

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