Everyday thousands of items are confiscated by the TSA at airports for "public safety". Now it turns out that these items are being recycled as a means for revenue generation for states. Thats right taxpayers pay bureacrats to confiscate their nail clippers so that they can sell it back to them...or more accurately sell it to street vendors who then sell it back to them.
From the article:
"“They have to dispose of it somehow, so why not sell it and earn money for the state?” Mr. Couturier said."
Apparently this man believes that every arbitrary written rule created for "security" or "public welfare" actually defines reality.
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