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TSA Workers, Sick of Shutdown, Stop Arriving For Work!

While the TSA was pretty pointless to begin with, the government shutdown could make them downright dysfunctional.

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While the TSA has almost always been a joke of a government agency, things are getting a little bit serious around our nation’s airports in light of the recent government shutdown.

As the President and the democrats battle over a border wall, (something that left-leaning leader Chuck Schumer has been in support of on camera in the past), our government is in a “partial shutdown”.  This is the version of a shutdown where everyone is still supposed to go to work, all 800,000 of these currently unpaid employees, with backpay arriving once the government finally gets funded.

The President has said that this could be “years”, as the democrats are suddenly unwilling to allow for that border wall that they once demanded.

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TSA agents, who are not particularly well-compensated, and don’t have a particularly fulfilling job, are not looking to wait around to maybe get at some point.  Instead, they are simply refusing to go to work, possibly to find other jobs.

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The federal agency tasked with guaranteeing U.S. airport security acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown .

Employees of the Transportation Security Administration are expected to work without pay during the shutdown because their jobs are considered essential.

The TSA said in a statement Friday that call outs that began over the holiday period have increased. The agency did not say how many of its employees have called out, but it said the call outs have had “minimal impact given that there are 51,739 employees supporting the screening process.” The statement said wait times “may be affected” but so far “remain well within TSA standards.”

“TSA is closely monitoring the situation,” the agency statement said. “Security effectiveness will not be compromised.”

The TSA, which was created in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on the east coast, has been harangued by the media, We The People, and many liberty-oriented politicians for their severe lack of effectiveness and grotesquely invasive practices.

 

 

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Biden Condemns Trump for Using the Word ‘Lynching,’ But Said the Same Thing In 1998

Ain’t that something?

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Democrats can literally quote themselves from decades past and then argue they didn’t say what they said. Doesn’t even matter if their words are on record. If that sounds funny to you, it’s because it is. They are ridiculous. President Trump for example, if he wanted to, could pull a word-for-word sentence from Joe Biden’s past, blast Biden for using it, then Biden would claim he never said it. That’s how Democrats operate. It’s just lie after lie. On Tuesday, Trump used the word “lynching” to describe how he’s being treated by Congressional liberals. Naturally, the left blew a gasket. Biden, himself, wasn’t pleased with 45’s words. But Biden is pretty much a comedian at this point. From Daily Wire: Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden was quick to attack President Donald Trump on Tuesday after Trump referred to impeachment as a “lynching,” which is the same term that Biden used in 1998 to describe the impeachment of then-President Bill Clinton. “So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President, without due process or fairness or any legal rights,” Trump tweeted. “All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here – a lynching. But we will WIN!” So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President, without due process or fairness or any legal rights. All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here – a lynching. But we will WIN! https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1186611272231636992 Impeachment is not “lynching,” it is part of our Constitution. Our country has a dark, shameful history with lynching, and to even think about making this comparison is abhorrent. It’s despicable. https://twitter.com/JoeBiden/status/1186691273870233601?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1186691273870233601&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2F1998-remarks-from-biden-surface-after-he-attacks-trumps-lynching-remarks WATCH: While Biden has called Trump’s lynching…

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Heaven Help Us!

A Political Cartoon By A. F. Branco

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A Political Cartoon By A.F. Branco for Flag and Cross ©2019. You can see more A.F. Branco cartoons on his website, Comically Incorrect.      

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