FBI Entrapment Leads to TSA Pat-Downs

By: Wednesday December 1, 2010 5:15 pm

But that doesn’t excuse the logic: John Pistole points to a plot the FBI–under his management–cooked up, as if it represents a “real” threat. He uses it to justify expanding VIPR to mass and surface transit venues. And then when TSA does set up one of those VIPR checkpoints, we learn they’re not looking for TATP (which is what Pistole implied in his testimony to Congress), but instead illegal aliens and cash smugglers.


John Pistole Wants Us to Be Afraid of His Shadow

By: Monday November 22, 2010 6:09 am

Next thing you know, the FBI will stage a sting involving Disney World so it can justify strip-searching children before they see Mickey.

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