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With all the commotion over the invasiveness of the naked body scanners used by the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA), one question that has been ignored is who is profiting from TSA’s use of the body scanners? Mark Hemingway and Tim Carney at The Examiner discovered the shameful answer: George Soros, Michael Chertoff, and a number of lobbyists.
Both Soros and Chertoff are profiting from the naked body scanners by way of the company Rapiscan, whose contract is worth $173 million. Lobbyists for this company include Susan Carr, a former senior legislative aide to Rep. David Price (D-N.C.) who is coincidentally chairman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee.
Former Homeland Security secretary Michael Chertoff was “flacking for Rapiscan,” writes Tim Carney of The Examiner:
After the undie-bomber attempt on Christmas 2009, Chertoff went on a media tour promoting the use of these scanners, without disclosing that he was getting paid by Rapiscan, one of the two companies currently contracted by TSA to take a nude picture of you at the airport.
Rapiscan Systems Awarded Approximate $3 Million Contract from U.S. Government Agency for Newly Launched Rapiscan Secure 1000 Portable Body Scanner
Rapiscan Systems, a leading supplier of security inspection systems, today announced that it was awarded an approximate $3 million order from an undisclosed United States Government Agency for its newly released Rapiscan Secure 1000MP (modular and portable).
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- The U.S. government is using $25 million in stimulus money to buy and install full body scanners in airports this year, in an effort to ramp up security and create jobs.
The Transportation Security Administration is using funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to purchase 150 of the full body scanners, according to TSA spokeswoman Sarah Horowitz.
Warm compliments to William D. Tappan for his illuminating question in the Nov. 15 Herald. Shining the light of truth into a dark political corner, he asked: "Could it be that George Soros and President Obama have the same agenda?"
Soros, who broke the bank of England, is known for giving guidance to Barack Obama. He is also quoted as stating: "The main obstacle to a stable and just world order is the United States."
Is it any wonder that the president returns from the G-20 financial summit with egg on America's face?
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OSI Systems has been committed for over thirty years to both comprehensive research into meaningful issues and high-technology solutions to what will make the world a safer place, a healthier place… and a better place.
We are passionate about creating and implementing ground-breaking, industry-standard ideas. Examples include products that improve:
* security measures taken at mass transit areas such as airports
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HAWTHORNE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS), a vertically integrated provider of specialized electronic products for critical applications in the Security and Healthcare industries, today announced that its Security division, Rapiscan Systems, has received an order from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration valued at approximately $25 million for multiple units of its Secure 1000 Single Pose advanced checkpoint security screening solution. The order is the first to be placed under the terms of OSI’s recently awarded, $173M Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration for Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) solutions
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