PHL TSA instructor took bribes for TSO passing grades

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  1. Gargoyle
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    That's just pathetic. $200?! If you're gonna take a bribe, at least make it worth losing your job. $200?!?!
     
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    Unless the person was doing that twice a week, then it is a supplemental $1600/month.
     
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    Which means "we need time to circle the wagons" in TSA speak <feh>
     
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    Actually, it means they're treating the accused as innocent until proven guilty. I think it's called "due process."
     
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    Is it sad that this doesn't surprise me? There are very few stories about things the TSA does right, but the number of stories about stupid things is now more than one per week.
     
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    "It's just one bad apple, and shouldn't reflect on the thousands of men and women working hard each day to ensure the safety of millions of Americans."

    :rolleyes:
     
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    an apple a day?
     
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    But they're keeping Osama away!

    Oh, wait...
     
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    They're keeping a lot of foreigners away...the kind who spend money on tourism.
     
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    And they're keeping a lot of non-foreigners away from the airport and from spending money on airfare and tourism.
     
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    And that might be in a court of law.

    Ironic, given how the TSA (and CATSA) treats us as guilty until proven innocent in what is framed as a kangaroo court.
     
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    It's the War on Tourism (TM).
     
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    I'm aware of the irony, but even if they don't respect due process, I do. The guy in question might be the most outrageous scumbag in the history of the universe, but fairness means that he must be proven to be a scumbag before being treated as one.
     
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