After holding a moment of silence Tuesday in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, lawmakers on the House Homeland Security Committee took the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to task for the airport security techniques that have become commonplace since then. “I know anybody that's watched TV this morning shares my sentiments that it's just a tough day when you think about all those lives and those families who are remembering their loved ones that they lost on that tragic day,” the chairman of the panel's subcommittee on Transportation Security, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), said. “Since TSA's creation after 9/11, the agency has gone down a troubling path of overspending, limiting private sector engagement, and failing to sufficiently protect passenger privacy,” he quickly added/Keith Laing, the Hill's Transportation. More here. (AP file photo)
Question: Is it time to reform the Transporation Security Administration?