Sen. Rand Paul introduces air travelers’ ’bill of rights’

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  1. sobore
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    http://news.bostonherald.com/news/u...lers_bill_of_rights/srvc=home&position=recent

    A senator who was stopped from boarding a flight after refusing a security pat-down has introduced a pair of bills taking aim at the TSA: one would establish a so-called air travelers’ bill of rights, and the other would replace government-paid screeners with private workers.

    Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s "bill of rights" act also would require the Transportation Security Administration to forward the bulk of the loose change left by harried travelers at checkpoints — $376,480.39 in the 2010 fiscal year — to the U.S. Treasury for deficit reduction.
    Some of the money would go to provide up to $5,000 "Passenger Privacy Protection Awards" to workers for the "most innovative idea to improve the privacy of passengers".

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    Rand Paul got it right!:)
     
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    I never even thought about the loose change left by travelers issue before this article.

    So where does that money currently go?
     
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    Yes he did!
     
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    Loose change currently goes to fund TSA operations.:eek:
     
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    like the latest in groping gloves
     
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    I will second or third that
     
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