TSA threatens fine if man leaves airport

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    So much for the you do not have to fly argument.


    Man won't submit to security, TSA won't let him fly. Who's right? - SignOnSanDiego.com

    That is one audio recording I would love to listen to.
     
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    When Obama said Americans were “the enemy” he wasn’t kidding.


    OMG–

    Gizmodo posted this photo of the TSA booth by the security check-in point at Indianapolis International Airport:
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    In case you’re not familiar with the cartoon Sharp Elbows posted a closeup a closeup:
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    Considering how they handle 3 year-old girls… This is very disdurbing.
     
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    At some point the airports are going to have to move to profiling, this is ridiculous:

    Airport security: Government in our pants - Chicago Tribune

     
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    I hate the tsa!
     
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    It would have been nice if you all bitched about this back in 2003.

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    I wouldn't want to touch that guy's junk...shudder...I feel sorry for the TSA employees that have to do the pat downs.
     
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    You know, unlike some of my liberal buddies and some of my libertarian friends, I have been willing to recognize a counter-argument which is marginally supportive of the TSA screenings.

    I mean, seriously, if we agree not to accept airport pat downs as being "too intrusive" for a freedom loving people like us Americans, and if the radiation devices that scan us into virtual nudity are also too intrusive (invading our privacy a bit too freaking much), then what are we saying?

    That the TSA cannot be proactive in searching to see if some of us might possibly be carrying bombs in our underwear?

    We might not be quite so happy with that outcome the next time we're on a plane seated next to some shoe bomber like that ugly motherfucker, Richard "do my shoes smell bad?" Reid [​IMG]

    or next to some panty-wearing [​IMG] Islamic militant jihadist asshole like Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab [​IMG].

    But, even so, I believe that there HAS to be a better way. We cannot be subjected to the "choice" of nude scans or feel-ups of nuns, wives, children and our own "junk."

    I think Annie is right. We need to get real. Serious-ass profiling and reasonable (but not these new nude-version) scans.
     
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    I don't....The assholes signed up to be tools of the bureaucracy.
     
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    And you'd be the first bitch to bitch about it if somebody like Reid was successful and blowing up an airliner.

    You claim to be a libertarian, but you have the hallmarks of a conservative - bitch and moan, but offer no alternatives. but "no!"...
     
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    If you research this incident a bit you'll find that it was a set up from the beginning...someone trying to make trouble and succeeding.

    Remember when it was Homeland Security's fault that the underwear bomber got through? This is where all the bitching gets us...groped.
     

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