Student Sueing Over TSA Detainment

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    Awesome. I was furious at the way this kid was treated when this story was originally reported several months back. I was hoping he would sue and it looks like that is what is going to happen. The threat of terrorism is not a reason to recklessly run ramshod over peoples' rights.

     
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    young male
    One way ticket
    Student, so I think he was light on luggage


    He fits the profile.

    I have no problem with profiling.

    I think they could have done a better job, but I kind of prefer this kind of thing to the stupid full body scanners.

    Since they made him miss his flight, and they were wrong, they should have comped him though.
     
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    If he was white, why was he stopped?
     
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    You don't get it. The ACLU is opposed to ALL screening of any kind. As are several retards on this board. Better our planes should blow up in flight or be driven into buildings then Bif gets delayed on his way to college.
     
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    What bothers me here is do we really think that a hijacker would be carrying Arabic flash cards and a book? Any correlation of those items to a possible hijacking is circumstantial at best.
     
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    I have no problem with them pulling him out of line for a few minutes and asking him a few questions and he even said himself that wouldn't have bothered him. They went a lot further than that, though, and that is the problem.
     
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    Sounds like a set up to me. This kid was probably itching to be detained. Sounds like a page out of the "flying imam" handbook.
     
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    I think you are right about that. Sounds like some small minded people got a whole lot of authority, and were just itching to abuse it.
     

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