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Stay Away, TSA: New at Reason

And take the rest of your federal colleagues with you.

JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS/NewscomJOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS/Newscom

Understandably, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees are no more enthusiastic about working when their paychecks are delayed than is anybody else on the planet. That's why they've been calling-in sick in increased numbers—some to seek temporary work elsewhere—as the more-theater-than-reality "government shutdown" drags on.

But this is an opportunity for us all, suggests J.D. Tuccille. Given that the world is a better place when TSA employees and other government minions don't do their jobs, and some are already seeking alternative employment, what a great opportunity to shut down their agencies, shrink the government, and make everybody's lives a little better!

Photo Credit: JOSHUA ROBERTS/REUTERS/Newscom

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