Roger Ebert – “Where I Draw the Line” (2010)

November 30, 2010 at 5:46 pm (Life & Politics, Reviews & Articles, Roger Ebert)

A good article written by movie critic Roger Ebert about the new airport security measures; taken from the Chicago Sun-Times, Nov. 25th…


It appears that not a single TSA agent has declined to perform a full-body pat down of airline passengers. That includes patting down small children. They’re not patted down on a routine basis, but on some occasions they can be and they are. A child under 12, sometimes way under 12, may be required to remove outer clothing and be touched on such areas as the genitals.

Would you take this job? I don’t believe I would. But it’s worth reflecting that employment as a TSA agent is a good job in these hard times of high unemployment. The starting pay is $12.85 an hour, better than Wendy’s for an employee who doesn’t need a high school diploma. Read the rest of this entry »

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