Pushes biometric ID cards on the back of public outrage
April 22, 2011
Homeland Security Head Janet Napolitano, otherwise known as ‘Big Sis’, has backed the TSA’s recent actions in conducting and enhanced pat-down on a six year old girl, while simultaneously suggesting that biometric ID cards could be introduced as a viable alternative.
Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe this week, Napolitano addressed the incident that occurred recently at New Orleans International airport, where that parents of Anna Drexel captured video of a TSA agent thoroughly frisking their daughter, including inside her pants.
“Nobody likes to see those kinds of things… even though it was done professionally according to the protocols,” Napolitano said.
“But, what TSA is doing is reexamining those protocols all the time. It’s all in relation to threat – what is the threat? And one of the things we do see is if you categorically remove a group from any type of screening, well those who seek to do us harm will then exploit that group. So you have to be very careful on how you do it”. she added.
So Big Sis is seriously suggesting that if toddlers and children are not treated as potential terror threats then they will become useful tools for terrorists. The TSA is groping children in order to protect them from terrorists.
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Napolitano also suggested that grossly invasive and unpopular TSA procedures could eventually be scrapped if air travelers were willing to submit to biometric ID cards.
“So here’s a couple of things we’re working on,” she said. “Number one is expanding trust and traveler programs, programs where people will get biometric cards. They’ve already supplied information. We know they are safe to travel. We can move them through the system. That’s going to be expanded this year. That allows us to remove a number of people I think from the screening process.”
“What we need to do is, if I can say so, is kind of market them and make them equally available, so we’re working on that,” she added.
Watch the interview:
Carrying a card containing a chip with information such as fingerprints, iris scans, and even DNA samples has long been thought of as something akin to a dystopian science fiction film. However, the notion of carrying such a card would undoubtedly be more appealing to air travelers if the alternative is being groped, ogled naked and fired with radiation from body scanning machines.
Steve Watson is the London based writer and editor for Alex Jones’ Infowars.net, and Prisonplanet.com. He has a Masters Degree in International Relations from the School of Politics at The University of Nottingham in England.
This article was posted: Friday, April 22, 2011 at 8:00 am