Here are three more entries in our continuing series, “The Other Reason the TSA Exists Besides Training Us in Obedience”:
1) “WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of cloud-based telecommunications life-cycle and trusted cybersecurity management announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, iSYS, LLC (“iSYS”), has been awarded … contract to provide mobile Telecom Expense Management Services (TEMS) to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). … total contract value … approximately $33 million dollars…” [Emphasis added.]
2) “L-3 Communications Beats Estimates—Analyst Blog … Key contract wins during the quarter included … an ID/IQ contract to supply medium-speed explosives detection and ProVision Automatic Target Detection advanced imaging technology systems to the Transportation Security Administration. Funded order backlog was $11.0 billion versus $9.9 billion at fiscal-end 2011.” The “analyst” recommends this enabler of voyeurism to investors: “Going forward, we expect the company to continue to post strong earnings based on its opportunities in growth areas, including … Surveillance…”
3) “Morpho Detection, Inc., the explosives and narcotics detection business of Morpho, Safran group’s security unit, today announced it has received a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for its medium-speed CTX 9800 DSi(TM) explosives detection system (EDS) with a maximum value of $528 million.” [Emphasis added.]
And this is just one day’s gleaning from my Google Alert on the TSA!
In these press-releases of dry, nigh indecipherable jargon lies the same bestial amorality of earlier corporations that exploited slave-labor from concentration camps. May these modern-day equivalents and the TSA soon meet with the same loathing, opprobrium, and excoriation that the Nazis and their partners in fascism do.4:11 am on November 2, 2012 Email Becky Akers