Anyone who thinks that complaints about recently implemented security procedures at America’s airports are overblown should think again. If you are still among the go-along-to-get-along crowd, I ask you to grab a copy of a U.S. Constitution, your spine, and your dignity.
Besides these basic principles stressed by the judge, information builds by the day which indicates that the TSA has a history of problems in overstepping its authority and mistreating passengers, it's just that the issue wasn't getting much attention until the newest measures were implemented and media started taking a closer look. We're now learning there were a number of lawsuits filed previously and the newest measures have sparked more.
While the video above points out cases of particularly egregious behavior by TSA workers, even the standard procedures performed currently are out of line, as Judge Napolitano points out as he and the host look at photographs of the pat down procedures and question what the next level of security implementation might mean.
Concerns over 4th Amendment violations and personal dignity are not the only focus. In the video, below, a security expert who likes the capabilities of the new scanners as a security tool doesn't want them being used on anyone who does not present an actual threat. He explains several reasons why.
Finally, even one of the lawmakers who sponsored legislation creating the TSA believes the agency has gone totally out of control and needs to be completely shaken up.