Thursday, October 20, 2011

TSA Sets Up First Checkpoints On Interstate Highway System

Those who attempted to rationalize the unconstitutional TSA checkpoints at our nation's airports are either incredibly naive, absolutely oblivious to history, or both.
A people with a history of freedom cannot be deprived of it completely overnight.  They must be slowly desensitized the way a frog is boiled alive by slowly increasing the heat.

PORTLAND, Tenn. – You're probably used to seeing TSA's signature blue uniforms at the airport, but now agents are hitting the interstates to fight terrorism with Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR).
"Where is a terrorist more apt to be found? Not these days on an airplane more likely on the interstate," said Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons.
Tuesday Tennessee was first to deploy VIPR simultaneously at five weigh stations and two bus stations across the state.
Agents are recruiting truck drivers, like Rudy Gonzales, into the First Observer Highway Security Program to say something if they see something.

"Not only truck drivers, but cars, everybody should be aware of what's going on, on the road," said Gonzales.
It's all meant to urge every driver to call authorities if they see something suspicious.
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