Some of those campaigning this past year made it their mission to heighten our fear of immigrants. One in particular was very successful, perhaps as part of the conspiracy you mention. I for one don't have any fear of foreigners and would prefer all of this heighten security just went away.
It's one of the few things Democrats and Republicans can agree upon - that US citizens need to be under constant surveillance. You know, for their own safety.
I'm more concerned with government surveillance than I am with terrorism.
They need to be defunded.
I hate flying these days, thanks to the TSA. If it wasn't for 9/11, they'd all be working in a 7 Eleven.