I love this:
"Huh... So, security is more about the people than their objects? Who'd'a thunk it?!"
Honestly, unless Evil MacGyver is on the plane, I really don't think that shampoo, toothpaste, hand sanitizer and baby formula are a threat to National Security. Nor will a good groping or X-Ray Glasses detect a cocaine-mule bomb. Somebody who knows what they're doing can do as much damage with a pen as with a knife, if they even need a manual weapon at all.
Can we stop the madness? Who is this security theatre for, anyway? Who benefits besides bureaucrats and the screeners?
Here is a copy of the UCSF Biochemistry and Biophysics letter warning of the possible/potential/unknown/unstudied effects of the scanners on human physiology, with helpful highlighting. (Courtesy of Isaac Z. Schlueter)