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How Might TSA Screw Up Repair Stations?

Robert Poole
December 2, 2009, 5:34pm

We know that the TSA doesn't know how to set security priorities or spend money wisely. They've focused on security theater instead of real, risk-based security. In this podcast with Paul Plack of Aero-News Network we discuss the troubling plan to involve TSA in FAA-licensed aircraft repair stations; hundreds of airport security machines that were fully paid for by taxpayers but are just sitting unused because they don't work in the real world; and more. More from here.

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Robert Poole is Searle Freedom Trust Transportation Fellow and Director of Transportation Policy

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