We the people have all the leverage and power needed to take our way of life back from the tyrants in Washington and their minions. It is they who are dependent upon our consent – not the other way around. -ed.
KC McLawson works for a cafe near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and since the body-scan and patdown controversy last November, her boss has taken extraordinary measures to ensure the TSA knows of his displeasure.
“We have posted signs on our doors basically saying that they aren’t allowed to come into our business,” she says. “We have the right to refuse service to anyone.”
My boss flies quite a bit and he has an amazing ability to remember faces. If he sees a TSA agent come in we turn our backs and completely ignore them, and tell them to leave.
Their kind aren’t welcomed in our establishment.
A large majority of our customers — over 90 percent — agree with our stance and stand by our decision.
We even have the police on our side and they have helped us escort TSA agents out of our cafe. Until TSA agents start treating us with the respect and dignity that we deserve, then things will change for them in the private sector.
…why do passengers hate the TSA? Perhaps a better question is, “Why not?”
I asked McLawson if I could talk with her boss, but he declined. She says she hopes telling her story will raise awareness of the anger felt by small businesses across America toward the TSA.
“Maybe more businesses will step up to the plate and do the same,” she says.
Let bright blue shirts and shiny silver badges be the scarlet letters of our time. Read the full article here.