TSA methodology only 1% effective

Wonder of wonders, the Transportation Security Administration uses a completely unscientific and almost-wholly inaccurate system to determine security risks among travelers.

That’s an awful lot of people being pulled aside and inconvenienced,” said Carnegie Mellon scientist Stephen Fienberg, who studied the TSA program and other counter-terrorism efforts. “I think it’s a sham. We have no evidence it works.”

Maybe I’m being irrational, but I think 43,000 government employees is a lot of folks to put to work on a job that causes more problems than it solves.

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