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TSA boss unapologetic about liquids ban

By Ed O'Keefe

(Video by CBS News)

In the video above Transportation Security Administration Chief John Pistole share details on the types of explosives used in last year's thwarted Christmas Day bombing attempt and is unapologetic about the ongoing ban on carrying liquids through airport security checkpoints.

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 24, 2010; 8:00 AM ET
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If the terahertz (or millimeter wave) scanners the TSA currently uses were proposed for medical scanning, they would require multi-year clinical trials to determine their safety. TSA got to roll them out as soon as they were developed. You wonder what the terahertz frequencies -- partway between radio waves and microwaves -- are doing to our bodies.

I always elect to be patted down.

Posted by: risandy | September 24, 2010 1:20 PM | Report abuse

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