dhs and tsa, et al, cant hire anyone with any intelligence. A, they know better and B, once they got the job they could blow the whistle.
frankly, i am tired of this fawning over people with badges and such as if they are really special by default. thats a crock. the cops i have known are gangsters while the ex-cons i have known were everything from normal joes to saints.
this country has it completely backwards. if you were wanting a life of crime and had half a brain, what would you be? top two answers on the board: a cop or a preacher.
and i would really catch hell if i mentioned our military. talk about a sacred cow! i am a veteran of the air force and was training right beside iraqi pilots in texas. it is now the training ground for gang members to come back home and apply on our streets.