I have often wondered why Islamic militants have not used the gaping holes in airport security to bring down many aircraft. If a person is willing to die then they can check a bag full of c-4 or something similar, into the baggage hold then detonate it remotely or on a timer after the plane is airborne. With the exception of El Al I don't think any other airline has the resources to scan and sniff EVERY bag that is checked. A single aircraft brought down in this way would absolutely cripple the US airline industry. At least for awhile. To implement such checks for every bag would slow travel to a crawl....
Hanlon's Razor: "Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity."
yep this is what happens when you put our countrys security in the hands of the private sector to make a profit.over worked under paid staff who in some cases have been working an xray machine for 12 hours (even though the guidelines say a break every ten mins)
on minimum wage .are we really suprised this can happen?