Airport Body Scanners

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    Body scanners replace metal detectors in tryout at Tulsa airport - USATODAY.com

    The article says that passengers are free to refuse the invasive and excessive scanner and do the traditional metal detector and pat-down, but I wonder how long it will be before these body scanners are mandatory in every airport and you are no longer able to refuse. This would be where I'd draw the line and say that flying just isn't worth the hassle any longer.
     
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    Good one less person to worry about flying and taking a seat I might want.

    Lets let airplanes get blown up cause you feel security is unimportant.
     
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    I didn't say security is unimportant, I said that this was excessive.
     
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    I have no problems with it...I am sure David will be applying for the job so he can see all the cocks going through the machine....that or he is screwed because now they will be able to see his gerbil he is hiding
     
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    when i went through fort lauderdale this past weekend they had a cool machine...blew little bursts of air that detect explosive material...first time I ever saw it
     
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    I have no problem with it.
     
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    While being excessive ... it will make all those who fear terrorists on every jet look the fools they are. I love it, now there is no excuse for suspecting everyone who looks different.
     
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    wow idea job looking at cyber nudies of people between the age ranges of what...zip to 90? o yea i see a rush of applicants...andy...i am gonna have to rep you for that gerbil crack....

    then you can explain to me ...how you knew about gerbils?
     
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    I thought the thread was about body scanners; are we making it about profiling?
     
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    o hell i am all for profiling in the war against terrorism....for the most part we are not having white teenage girls blowing themselves up...or black teenage boys...
    why waste your resources on people who are little or no threat?
     

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