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Meanwhile In Hawaii... Your Taxpayer Dollars Hard At Work

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Presented with no comment...

 

 

Those curious how the TSA "trains" are encouraged to read Politico's, "Dear America, I Saw You Naked - And yes, we were laughing. Confessions of an ex-TSA agent."  It uncovers more or less everything.

 

And in case you thought it was Sundays... here is today's taxpayer dollars hard at work...

 

Because nothing says "efficiency" like this...

 

h/t @SwingTrader2012

 


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Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:17 | Link to Comment wolfnipplechips
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Dicks

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:21 | Link to Comment SilverIsKing
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They are learning how to apply the Lei.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:25 | Link to Comment Dr. Richard Head
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Our privately-held company didn't send a single executive or high-producing sales rep to Hawaii until we were at a health 25% profit margin and growing double-digits year-over-year.  That trip was to reward those that excelled in our company. 

I guess catching ZERO terrorists and terrorizing the mass public is an accomplishment worthy of paradise.

Fuck the TSA, I'm tired of having my balls cupped by some worthless human being, my wife already has that covered.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:29 | Link to Comment MillionDollarBonus_
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Personally, I think the TSA checks are a good thing. If this is what it takes to be safe then so be it.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:32 | Link to Comment Herd Redirectio...
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Yes, thats whats important, to be safe!  I know slaves and livestock generally have their well-being well looked after.  For a time, any way...

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:43 | Link to Comment mjcOH1
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Seminar 2: 10-noon "911 - Missed opportunities in vaginal explosive detection"

Noon-5pm "Mai Tai Social"

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:44 | Link to Comment Pladizow
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Touching, squeezing and assaulting in paradise!

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:49 | Link to Comment HyBrasilian
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Masters of the 'reach around'...

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:00 | Link to Comment Conax
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"If all that Americans want is security, they can go to prison. They'll have enough to eat, a bed and roof over their heads." ~ D D Eisenhower

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:03 | Link to Comment Pool Shark
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Well, now we know where the TSA thugs are gathered.

Flash Mob in 3,... 2,... 1,...

 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 22:06 | Link to Comment FEDbuster
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"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin Franklin

 

Fuck you MDB, you fucking statist troll!!

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:33 | Link to Comment Keyser
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Only in America will bureaucrats send their minions to a tropical paradise for a taxpayer funded seminar to learn how to humiliate and grope the very people that are paying their salary. The purpose of government is to serve the people, not the other way around. 

 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:04 | Link to Comment bagehot99
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MDB is one of the top piggies on Manor Farm.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:00 | Link to Comment MillionDollarBogus_
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I resemble that remark...

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:19 | Link to Comment manofthenorth
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MDB , the leading cause of premature death in America ? Suicide! Just kill yourself and you will not need to worry about dying at the hands of another. If a totalitarian police state makes you feel good move to CHINA. If a $10 an hour "agent" feeling up my wife and daughter makes you "feel safe" you are no coutryman of mine. Eat shit and DIE piggie.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:25 | Link to Comment Arius
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwsVi9ULwLI

 

just for laughs ...myself, i totally understand we have to go through and comply with the regulations !

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:58 | Link to Comment manofthenorth
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And this is why I should surrender my liberty ?????

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!

Patrick Henry

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/p/patrick_henry.html#EVSwi from Dr.Paul Craig Roberts "National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew Olsen, FBI Director James Comey, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, CIA Director John Brennan, Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn "All five of these Gestapo wannabes are in violation of their oath of office to protect the Constitution of the United States. They have relentlessly violated the Constitution, which makes these five, who are in charge of US intelligence and black operations, traitors to the United States.  Yet, they have not been arrested and put on trial.  Congress is content to sit there and listen to their ongoing lies time after time after time, despite the fact that these 5 have committed more and worse crimes against our country than the “terrorists” that serve as an excuse for the crimes committed by the intelligence agencies.""Remember, dear readers, it is a crime for you to lie to any federal agent even if you are not under oath or before Congress. How much more evidence do you need that you are not a citizen of the United States but a mere serf of the federal government?  Will you ever wake up?"

"Nothing will be fixed until the Five Criminals are arrested and put on trial for treason and until Congress defunds the illegal wars and states firmly, backed up with the threat of impeachment, that there is no such thing as “the unitary executive” who is above law, Constitution, Congress, and the federal courts. The Supreme Court will not protect us.  Congress must put the executive branch on notice that it is not above the law and the Constitution.

Americans have lost the rule of law.  Unless Congress quickly restores it, the country is lost. "

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:29 | Link to Comment mjcOH1
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"If ye loveth wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us now in peace.   We seek neither your counsel nor your arms   Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you.   May your chains set lightly upon you, and may history forget that ye were our countrymen."  

- Samuel Adams

 

"One need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence."

- Charles A Beard

 

"Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!""

- Thomas Jefferson

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:53 | Link to Comment MillionDollarBogus_
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manofthenorth,

Yes, you should just surrender.

You obviously have cabin fever, and are probably eating too much yellow snow.

Look for a warmer clime...

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 19:00 | Link to Comment manofthenorth
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The cold repels and destroys the sick and the weak Besides I like cutting wood and playing in the snow. You better stay where they have 911 services handy for the weak and infirm.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 20:39 | Link to Comment MillionDollarBogus_
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Fair enough.

if you start referring to yourself in the 3rd person, like our Canadian friend fonestar, leave the cabin and seek out some social contact. 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 21:15 | Link to Comment National Blessing
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Cabin in the Woods.  Have you seen it?  It's a great movie.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:18 | Link to Comment giggler321
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Think I'll ware a Bra next time I go flying...

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 20:26 | Link to Comment Trucker Glock
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I up arrowed.  +2, if you're a man

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 20:55 | Link to Comment countryboy42
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Hell, I'm just going to wear my kilt. Can I at least pick the agent?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:32 | Link to Comment SgtSchultz
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Terrific quote, here is the last half:

If all that Americans want is security, they can go to prison. They'll have enough to eat, a bed and roof over their heads. But if an American wants to preserve his dignity and his equality as a human Being, he must not bow his neck to any dictatorial government.

General Dwight David Eisenhower

ATTRIBUTION:DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, president of Columbia University, speech to luncheon clubs, Galveston, Texas, December 8, 1949.—The New York Times, December 9, 1949, p. 23.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:57 | Link to Comment lordylord
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Hmmm.  Now I know why Al Bundy could only remember one US president: Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Personally, I don't mind the TSA presence at airports.  You are free not to fly.  However, I have a big problem with them if they try to form checkpoint on roads and highways.  I beleive there have already been some news about TSA expanding to trains and roads.  That being said, get rid of the TSA.  They are mostly there for theatre and police state conditioning. 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:19 | Link to Comment Carl Popper
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You are free not to drive by your same logic.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:21 | Link to Comment akak
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Ironic how we are increasingly less 'free' to chose to do X, Y or Z.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:30 | Link to Comment NidStyles
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To a statist, that is how freedom works. You are basically free to whatever, even if you will land in prison for doing so. To them the ability to choose to land in prison is freedom.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:18 | Link to Comment lordylord
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How about the airlines replace the TSA with private security that do the same exact thing.  Would you have a problem with that?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:25 | Link to Comment Libertarian777
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you shitting right?

Ron Paul has been saying this since 2001. It only took you 13 years to figure that out?

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 03:08 | Link to Comment FreedomGuy
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Private companies do that already. You will see security anywhere there seems to be a reasonable threat. Companies balance convenience and secutiry. Government pays no price for excessive secutiry and in fact, it grows through it.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:32 | Link to Comment lordylord
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I also control who gets in my car.  I expect some level of security when I get on a plane with 300 other people.  I would prefer government to butt out and let the airlines hire private security.   

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:51 | Link to Comment lordylord
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Also, I can't tell if you are pro or anti-TSA. 

 

edit:  Yeah, I see you are pro-TSA.  No use in arguing with a statist. 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:47 | Link to Comment lordylord
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By the number of downvotes, I see that there seems to be a stready stream of Statists coming through this thread.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:35 | Link to Comment NidStyles
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Don't worry it's Monday, they are back in their cubicles working to enslave the rest of humanity with their idiocy. By Wednesday you will not see them lurking around junking people, it's Hump-day and cubicle warriors have difficulty staying focussed that long. Too many distractions to keep them entertained. 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:45 | Link to Comment lordylord
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I believe today is a holiday so the government workers are off today.  Maybe it's the NSA bots since I am getting a lot of downvotes without any replies/arguments.  Apparently, suggesting to replace the TSA with private security paid for by the airlines (and extension the passengers) goes against their beliefs in an all powerful government which only wants to protect us. 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:17 | Link to Comment noless
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Actually it's a government holiday, they're all out skiing..

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 00:51 | Link to Comment NidStyles
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Dude, it's a fucking joke.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:23 | Link to Comment ebworthen
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Boiling the frog.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:24 | Link to Comment Tim_
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Tennessee Becomes First State To Fight Terrorism Statewide

"You're probably used to seeing TSA's signature blue uniforms at the airport, but now agents are hitting the interstates to fight terrorism with Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR)."

"'Where is a terrorist more apt to be found? Not these days on an airplane more likely on the interstate,' said Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons."


VIPR Teams Enhance Security at Major Local Transportation Facilities

"Comprised of federal air marshals, surface transportation security inspectors, transportation security officers, behavior detection officers and explosives detection canine teams, VIPR teams over the past two years have augmented security at key transportation facilities in urban areas around the country, including New York City, Buffalo and Syracuse, N.Y., Los Angeles, Boston and Providence, R.I."

"Looking to expand the VIPR concept beyond the rail sector to other forms of mass transit, TSA has been reaching out to several high-volume ferry operators to provide additional security, particularly during the summer months when ridership is at its peak."


Marshals To Patrol Land, Sea Transport

"According to internal Transportation Security Administration documents, the program calls for newly created 'Visible Intermodal Protection and Response' teams -- called 'Viper' teams -- to take positions in public areas along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor and Los Angeles rail lines; ferries in Washington state; and mass transit systems in Atlanta, Philadelphia and Baltimore. Viper teams will also patrol the Washington Metro system."

"'TSA is going to extend its outreach into other modes of transportation,' said David Adams, spokesman for the Federal Air Marshal Service. 'We think this is a very good approach to test our tools and quickly deploy resources in the event of a situation or a threat. It shows we could be at any of these places.'"

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:37 | Link to Comment Frank N. Beans
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I thought it was odd when a few months ago, as we were about to ride our city's newly built light-rail, we saw a couple of TSA-uniformed people on the platform.  Were they just on their way to their jobs at the airport?  If it were one TSA person alone, I'd guess yes.  But two together?  No.

 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:01 | Link to Comment cynicalskeptic
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Tenessee - a veritable smorgasbord of terrorist targets......     Does AlQuaeda even know WHERE Tenessee IS on a map?  

 

Really Now.... how narcicisstic of them to think that they are SO important as to be worthy of ANY 'terrorist' attacks?  

What's the target?  Elvis's mansion?

 

As for the rest of this.... BUFFALO NY?????????    C'mon.... no sane person much less a 'teerrorist' is going to BUFFALO willingly.   And AMTRACK as a terror target?!?!??!   NO NEED - AMTRACK regularly self destructs a train or tow on its own without ANY outside interference.  How would you even know if it were a PLANNED 'attack'?

Soon TSA will be patrolling rest rooms on the Interstate - the logical habitat for.... well, how DOES describe somone willing to stick their hands down your pants for a living?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:30 | Link to Comment climber
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Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:38 | Link to Comment logicalman
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Does anyone in N America have a clue about living with terrorism.

I grew up in UK when the IRA were at their 'best'

Get back to me when you have a clue

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:24 | Link to Comment hapless
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You are free not to fly.

Translation:  "I can't afford to fly."

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment lordylord
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I fly all the time and funny enough I have stayed at the Hilton Villages in Hawaii.  Do you not expect some level of security when boarding a plan with 300 strangers?  Like I've said, I prefer the TSA to go away since the government is clearly overstepping its authority.  Airlines can hire private security. 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:40 | Link to Comment logicalman
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We would all be more secure if US gov kept its nose out of other countries' business.

 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:28 | Link to Comment Libertarian777
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your arguments make no sense.
Since when has government EVER restricted itself to it's enumerated powers?

Don't mind TSA is at the airport?

well the nature of the beast is to consume and expand.

It will naturally grow to do ALL FORMS of 'transportation security'.

Note it was not called 'Air security agency'.

Much like how the income tax was set at a minimal rate for xyz reason and is now 40-50% of your income.

Name ONE government function that has ever stayed within its scope. Even the FBI now put national security as their number 1 priority (Isn't that the NSA's job? why don't we just disband the FBI then?)

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:42 | Link to Comment logicalman
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Once a bureaucrat makes up a rule, he's out of a job, unless he can come up with another.....

See where this leads?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:52 | Link to Comment KickIce
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Pedophilia wrapped in the American flag.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:00 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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it's like, Congress 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:38 | Link to Comment Tim_
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Rep. Foley Quits In Page Scandal

"Six-term Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) resigned yesterday amid reports that he had sent sexually explicit Internet messages to at least one underage male former page."

Florida Department of Law Enforcement dropped all charges against Mark Foley just because he refused to cooperate with them (Source).


Report: U.S. Rep. Dale Kildee accused of sexually assaulting young boy decades ago

"The family of U.S. Rep. Dale Kildee has accused the longtime Congressman of sexually assaulting his second cousin 50 years ago, according to a Washington Times story published today."


Rep. Fred Richmond (D-N.Y.)

"In April 1978, Richmond was arrested in Washington for soliciting sex from a 16-year-old boy."


Rep. Robert Bauman (R-Md.)

"On Oct. 3, 1980, Bauman, a leading 'pro-family' conservative, pleaded innocent to a charge that he committed oral sodomy on a teenage boy in Washington."


Reps. Dan Crane (R-Ill.) and Gerry Studds (D-Mass.)

"The House ethics committee on July 14, 1983, announced that Crane and Studds had sexual relationships with teenage congressional pages – Crane with a 17-year-old female in 1980, Studds with a 17-year-old male in 1973."


Rep. Donald "Buz" Lukens (R-Ohio)

"The mother charged that Lukens had been paying to have sex with her daughter since she was 13. On May 26, Lukens was found guilty of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and sentenced to one month in jail."


Rep. Mel Reynolds (D-Ill.)

"Freshman Reynolds was indicted on Aug. 19, 1994, on charges of having sex with a 16-year-old campaign worker and then pressuring her to lie about it. Reynolds, who is black, denied the charges and said the investigation was racially motivated. Reynolds was convicted on Aug. 22, 1995 of 12 counts of sexual assault, obstruction of justice and solicitation of child pornography, was sentenced to five years in prison, and resigned his seat on October 1."


State senator in sex-abuse inquiry

"Arizona Sen. Rick Murphy, a foster and adoptive parent who identifies himself as a leader on child-welfare issues, is under investigation by Peoria police and state Child Protective Services for allegations he sexually abused children in his care, according to police records."

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:00 | Link to Comment Tim_
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A picture was taken of the TSA booth at Indianapolis International Airport. Look carefully at the wallpaper on the computer monitor.


Picture of TSA booth

TSA's computer wallpaper

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:19 | Link to Comment KickIce
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Beyond repulsive.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:06 | Link to Comment Tim_
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Preliminary Analysis: Documents obtained from Department of
Homeland Security concerning Body Scanners


"These combined abilities allow Level Z users to disable privacy protections, save images, and then download those images (possibly to a USB key as detailed below). The capabilities described in the TSA’s own 'Procedural Specifications Document' refute the TSA’s claims that the devices 'cannot store, print, transmit or save the image.' Level Z clearances are given to an unspecified number of users – government users at TSA Headquarters, private Contractor Maintenance Technicians, and ambiguous 'Super Users'" (p. 4).

"In an open government lawsuit against the United States Marshals Service, EPIC has obtained more than one hundred images of undressed individuals entering federal courthouses. The images, which are routinely captured by the federal agency, prove that body scanning devices store and record images of individuals stripped naked. The 100 images are a small sample of more than 35,000 at issue in the EPIC lawsuit" (Source).

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:46 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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We are going to need more rope.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 19:36 | Link to Comment Blano
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That HAS to be a photoshop.  God I hope so.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 22:42 | Link to Comment Tim_
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TSA Sense of "Humor"

"This was taken with an original iPhone, which didn't have the greatest camera..."

"I have been using Photoshop since 1994 - I started out on Photoshop 3.0. I can say with full confidence I do not see any indication this is photoshopped. And if it was, what would be the point? Most people do a terribly sloppy job anyways. Your analysis of the photo is incorrect. It IS genuine. THERE ARE REFLECTIONS in the photo. LCD displays have a smooth film called 'Anti-glare', so they dont reflect light well. THERE IS A REFLECTION AT THE TOP MIDDLE, THE SILVER TRIM AROUND THE WINDOW FRAME IS REFLECTING THE LIGHT FROM THE MONITOR. Notice there is also a soft blue glow around the monitor itself, due to the very bright light that the camera perceives. You're just a liar. Its not photoshopped."

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 23:54 | Link to Comment Abbie Normal
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It's obviously a training class for the local TSA staff and not a junket for the top brass from the mainland.  Hotels happen to have meeting rooms and amazingly, they're even reasonably priced.  So where else should they hold a seminar?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 22:41 | Link to Comment Tim_
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The TSA can tell if you're wearing a tampon.


Screening Protests Grow as Holiday Crunch Looms

"Do the imagers, for example, detect sanitary napkins?"

"Yes."

"Does that then necessitate a pat-down? The T.S.A. couldn’t say. Screeners, the T.S.A. has said, are expected to exercise some discretion."

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:53 | Link to Comment Ignatius
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Safety first.  This is why I've developed the Odorless Anal Probe TM

One can simply not expect these hard working professionals at the TSA -- most of whom abhor disturbing odors -- to do the important work of homeland security without the aid of OAP TM  With OAP TM one can root around, confident that possible and terrible WMD (like baby formulas and shampoo) will not get through unnoticed without having your olefactories offended!

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:58 | Link to Comment johnQpublic
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how bout a vanilla candle?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:53 | Link to Comment Ignatius
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You've seen the prototype?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:45 | Link to Comment CPL
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Until harvest.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:56 | Link to Comment Atlantis Consigliore
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http://youtu.be/dk01eeKMD_I  Sheep, its a cookbook.  

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:54 | Link to Comment AGuy
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But who will keep us safe from the TSA? Afterall, TSA agents have a history or theft and using uncalled for violence against travelers.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:22 | Link to Comment Tim_
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Hartsfield TSA worker allegedly abducts, assaults woman

Randall Scott King worked for the TSA as a master behavior detection officer at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport for almost six years. King kidnapped a White woman on 17 Nov. 2010, took her to his home, and raped her. She wasn't released until the next day.

None of the stories about King contain any pictures of him.


TSA employee Charles Henry Bennett plotted to make teen his 'sex slave,' cops say

"Charles Henry Bennett was arrested Friday after the girl came forward claiming she'd been molested by the suspect when she was 12, Orlando TV station WKMG reports."


TSA Manager Arrested for Running Prostitution Ring

"Bryant Jermaine Livingston, 39, was arrested while on the job as a supervisor of TSA agents at Dulles International Airport."

"According to charging documents, on February 15th, Livingston used cash to rent a room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring, Md. The hotel manager recognized Livingston as a previous customer who, on earlier occasions had 'groups of males and females frequently entering and exiting Livingston's room,' according to a court document."


Child rape charge rocks TSA

"A Transportation Security Agency worker who pats down members of the flying public was charged with multiple child sex crimes targeting an underage girl yesterday."

"Sean Shanahan, 44, of Winthrop was held on $50,000 bail after he was charged with two counts of statutory rape, two counts of enticing a minor and one count of indecent assault and battery. He was arrested yesterday at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he had checked himself in after a suicide threat, prosecutors said."


Former TSA agent charged with kiddie porn

"A former Transportation Security Administration agent in Florida has been charged with possessing child pornography on his home computer. Andrew Smeal, a former screener at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, was arrested Tuesday at his home in Hollywood, WFOR-TV, Miami, reported."


TSA agent among 55 caught in kid porn net

"Cops snared 55 Massachusetts men in a sweeping, multi-agency child pornography crackdown — including a Transportation Security Administration officer assigned to Logan International Airport who is just the latest embarrassment for the troubled federal agency."

"TSA agent Jose E. Salgado, 59, of Chelsea was suspended from his job after his employers learned that local law enforcement agencies are pursuing criminal charges against him for the possession and sharing of pornographic images of children."


Sex sting: TSA agent, ex-cop charged in online child-predator sting

"Nearly 50 people — including 10 with Central Florida ties — were arrested during a six-month investigation known as Operation Amalgamate that targeted suspected online predators, officials said Thursday."

"Suspects include then-Transportation Security Administration agent Paul David Rains, 62, of Orlando, who no longer works for the agency."


Harold Rodman, TSA worker, arrested for sexual assault

"A Transportation Security Administration employee is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Manassas."

"The suspect, Harold Glen Rodman, 52, allegedly was wearing his uniform and displayed a badge to the victim, a 37-year-old woman."

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:49 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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Apparently, they only hire perverts at Trannies Searching Asses.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:38 | Link to Comment logicalman
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MDB!

You can always be relied on to say something completely dumb.

Glad to see you aren't losing your touch!

 

 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:17 | Link to Comment Spastica Rex
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If by "dumb" you mean "boring," I agree.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:45 | Link to Comment Skateboarder
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Bon Gropage.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:14 | Link to Comment akak
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They have to grope us over here so that they won't have to grope us over there.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:44 | Link to Comment Skateboarder
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It's safer for everyone if we get groped here and there. Groping, one of here's finest exports. Maybe there's too.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:03 | Link to Comment Miffed Microbio...
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Last year I flew to Fiji, Australia and New Zealand. Not one grope. Only in the USA do you get a gynecological exam free with your flight. Also, as you wait, you watch continual looped video of TSA agents groping others to get you in the mood. My favorite is the large picture of Der Fuhrer in L.A. welcoming you home as you enter the cattle holding area to await your experience. I hate traveling any more.

Miffed;-)

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:57 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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"you watch continual looped video of TSA agents groping others to get you in the mood."

I don't know about you, but I see valentine card written all over that

maybe a line of TSA valentine cards

be my blister agent

oh mamma, be my osama

don't be stupid, the biggest threat is cupid

your security is my insecurity

can I see your biological weapon

dirty bombshell

I'm just an urgent insurgent for you

can I be your choking agent?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:48 | Link to Comment MsCreant
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They could also sell associated thematic Valentines products that you can purchase after you have been frisked:

Edible panty bombs

Eplosive sensations lubricant gel (combine with our other gels, it is the bomb).

TSA brand douches

TSA brand dildoes (fat dicks that don't work)

Would UBMines

Blow me (up) dolls

 

 

 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 21:37 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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growing up, I had plenty of underwear bombs, but they were never edible

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:03 | Link to Comment jerry_theking_lawler
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On my next trip I've been thinking about leaving some metal in my pocket and go through the machines..when they ask to 'frisk' me I am going to tell them that I am a transgender and I identify myself as a woman and will need a female TSA agent to do it.....

At least I may get a 'rise' out of it...but then again, most of the female TSA agents may not be.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:53 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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The female tsa gestapo are actually trannies, so beware.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 20:48 | Link to Comment effendi
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I like your style but it really needsto be set up anotch.

There is no use complaining about the groping as the sheeple and the media ignore it. You can't use physical resistance as you will be arrested (with all the consequences).

The only thing left is shock tactics. By shock I mean SHOCK.

Get enough activists in various airports, wear a short T shirt that barely covers your midriff, wear lower clothing that will necessitate a grope (like pants with metal threads and lumpy inserts). The lumps will require them to grope inside your pants. Ensure that the waist of the pants is too tight to permit them to slip a hand in. Wait for them to order you to open your pants button. Comply.

The kick is the pants are like strippers pants and the button is attached to zip threads along the seams, once you open the button the pants fall apart completly. 

Ensure you are going commando.

Ensure you joined a queue ahead of a bunch of girl guides and their mothers.

Ensure you flaunt it.

The outrage will make the media (especially as you have other activists filming everything and uploading it).

You cannot be charged with public indecency as you complied with TSA orders.

If enough exibitionists do this (and variations) they will have to stop groping inside the pants, and the lumps will make nude scanners and groping outside a waste of time.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:26 | Link to Comment WillyGroper
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I haven't flown since 07. 

Cavity checks, really?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:01 | Link to Comment PhilofOz
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It's why I will not step foot in the USA again. Like Amerika is going down the drain as it is yet I'm sure this insanity is like a wrecking ball through their tourism industry. My wife and I visited Germany last year and could not believe it when I was groped in the same manner as TSA outbound from Frankfurt Airport, prick demanding I undo my belt and unzip in full public view at which point he pushed both hands down my inner leg rubbing against my balls as he did so. Arsehole!!!  I swore there and then I will never fly in or out of a German airport again. It'll be lucky if we ever visit Germany again via another EU country and I loved it to that point in time.... six times as a tourist in ten years!

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 04:14 | Link to Comment The Navigator
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The best thing to do with a ticket to Fiji, Australia or New Zealand is make it a 1-way ticket and forget this rotten corrupt cesspool.

When Americans grow some balls, come back, dig up your arms and ammo and join the revolution.

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:41 | Link to Comment Miffed Microbio...
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My biggest regret. Travel truly enlightens one to the cess pool that is our country.

Miffed;-)

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:05 | Link to Comment Things that go bump
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My middle-aged daughter's ass was groped by a TSA agent yesterday before flying home from a visit. Her jeans had rhinestones on the butt and the agent said that was the reason they had to feel her up. Did they think the rhinestones were made of C-4? Would feeling her up have exposed it if they were or was it just a punishment for felony bad taste?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:14 | Link to Comment sunnyside
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I'm going to need to see a picture of her to make an informed opion here.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:15 | Link to Comment Things that go bump
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Rhinestones on the butt of your jeans are always a case of felony bad taste

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 03:28 | Link to Comment FreedomGuy
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I believe I might have decked the asshole and called it defense of my daughter. Make him/her justify feeling up an ass as a security measure.

One day we will have the conundrum of someone coming in to actually shoot the TSA agents in revenge for some outrage. The security forces will actually cause the violence and they will use it to justify themselves and their idiotic unconstitutional measures.

 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:51 | Link to Comment Reaper
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Is your protective cage larger, with more amenities and a high window so you can tell day from night, than the others who aren't allowed to post here?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:52 | Link to Comment ArgentDawn
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You're losing it..

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:02 | Link to Comment GoldSilverDoc
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Actually, the safest place for you would be in prison.  Think of all those nice strong iron bars surrounding you, 3 hots and a cot, and all the fun times you can stand.

Can we make you a reservation?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:05 | Link to Comment ljag
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5green???

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:06 | Link to Comment MsCreant
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Some folks admire a good troll. For me it failed as a trolling until I saw all the people reacting to it. The reaction, mostly, defines the success or fail of the troll. 

Some trolls are artists. Truly. This particular specimen, not so artful, very obvious. Sometimes MDB is fantastic and twisted, a real master baiter. I did not give the comment an up or down mark, but it does have my response to you (even better than the arrow). 

#winning#

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:08 | Link to Comment Offthebeach
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I suppose you always volunteer for the deep penetration cavity search.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:54 | Link to Comment lakecity55
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"Sorry, Miss, but I will have to use a deep probe in your vagina."
"That looks like your dick, sir."
"Yes, it does."

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:13 | Link to Comment hapless
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Go run a marathon.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:17 | Link to Comment ejmoosa
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If that's what it takes to feel safe, you mean.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:28 | Link to Comment manofthenorth
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I think you should lock yourself in a closet and fuck yourself if you want to feel "safe".  ME , I will take all the risk that comes with LIBERTY ! When you and your beloved POLICE STATE vanish from the face of the Earth , I WILL FEEL SAFE !

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:03 | Link to Comment Oldwood
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I will only feel safe when you and everyone like you that our government and media tell us we should fear are in jail...or dead. This is their message.

We are not safe

We are incapable of making ourselves safe by our own efforts

Only government can make us safe

Anyone who disagrees with any of these statements is a threat to our safety.

Fear and greed. The two easiest tools in the shed for human manipulation.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:29 | Link to Comment What is The Hedge
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Hey MDB,

What it takes to "be Safe" should include profiling, as most of these terrorists look alike. That is the fact. Whatever it takes to keep humans safe will never include the political courage to do what is absolutely needed.

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 01:34 | Link to Comment usednabused
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Ha, what a load of biullshit. All terrorists do not look alike at all. In fact there is quite a variance. The only thing they seem to have in common is where they reside. Thats generally Washington DC. Now admit that you're simply a racist asshole

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:33 | Link to Comment thamnosma
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How many down votes is required to send this guy to comment board hell?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:37 | Link to Comment Conax
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psst-

MDB is a contrarian poster. He calculates the most offensive position, then writes it up as if that is his real opinion.  He celebrates every red arrow with a hit on the pipe.

He gotcha, he got a lot o' ya.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:55 | Link to Comment thamnosma
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Thanks for that.  I can appreciate getting punked.  Pretty funny.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 19:36 | Link to Comment W74
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Acknowledged long ago, but it's still fun to rail against "his" position.

Keep in mind that there are always casual observers reading blogs like this who need to be woken up; the counter-arguments illuminate as much or more than does your average post.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:54 | Link to Comment Miffed Microbio...
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Actually MDB, I have heard those exact words out of numerous peoples mouths while I was waiting in line to be groped. Funny thing, they were all women. They will never forget my response. If there were a non groping line I would gladly get in it and risk my life. Absolute Safety is an illusion.

Miffed;-)

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 21:32 | Link to Comment Things that go bump
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That's what I've always tried to tell my mother. She doesn't believe it. She has never believed that when someone walks out the door she may never see them again because sometimes shit just happens. If something happens it is because the victim of the occurrence did not use some sort of magic formula of protection known only to her (composed of extreme caution, absolute submission and religious medallions) or used it incorrectly. Perhaps many women, unable to face the fact that they can't protect their loved ones from the vagaries of fortune, believe something similar in the core of their being where no logic can touch it.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:53 | Link to Comment TheReplacement
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Yes ladies, if you want to feel safe I'll be happy to grope you, based on certain profiles of course.  Not fatties in this line.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:21 | Link to Comment Emergency Ward
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mbd -- Stop wasting your time posting here.  Hurry and go peek through your neighbor's window.  You might see something, then you can report it.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:08 | Link to Comment radwon
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MDB stirring the pot again.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:14 | Link to Comment rwe2late
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MDB

Training the hard-working TSA employees is worth every penny,

of the apparent $6000 / night Lolani Suite

plus individual room & board

plus (presumably special grope-free) transportatation there and back.

http://www.hawaiianbeachrentals.com/Hawaii/BigIsland/Waikoloa/HiltonWaik...

 

This is doubtless a "training package" every TSA employee should have, at  taxpayer expense.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 21:54 | Link to Comment Lore
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It just doesn't make sense. Why couldn't they meet someplace more central, like Detroit? 

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 03:35 | Link to Comment FreedomGuy
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I will suggest that there is actually a reason. The reason is that the TSA is flush with money and is actually having trouble spending all of it. The first rule of all government agencies (including the military) is "Never leave money unspent.". This is followed by the next two rules, "Always ask for more money each year and ask for more than you really need."

So, flush with money they need to make the trip more expensive. Detroit is actually an excellent choice. The city might benefit from a flood of police types, right? I am sure there are bargain hotels, as well.

If I were part of the non-statist press (a small group) I would look for gold plated new iPads, replacing vehicles that are only a year old, etc.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:12 | Link to Comment ConManipulation
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Is there a way to block seeing a member's comments???!!!

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:08 | Link to Comment rwe2late
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Yes, Con...

there are.

Covering your eyes, or looking away.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 19:56 | Link to Comment Clycntct
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Stick a fkn knife through the heart of the poster through your screen.

It's called touch screen.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 14:32 | Link to Comment collon88
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MDB, I see from the volume of red down arrows, that your marvelous shtick still continues to confound the clueless. You are truly a master of irony.  

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:18 | Link to Comment lasvegaspersona
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MDB

I suggest giving yourself a complete rectal exam before every travel event tobe sure that you aren't hiding anything there.

I would also insist that you personally be given a public strip search as an example of your willingness to sacrifice for zee fatherland.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:32 | Link to Comment johngaltfla
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Personally, I think the TSA checks are a good thing. If this is what it takes to be safe then so be it.

Hopefully the TSA will drown your brain by giving you aN enema with about 4 gallons of water.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:52 | Link to Comment WillyGroper
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18 trolls or just lonely?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:05 | Link to Comment FLHRS
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Typical left wing, milk toast, mommy take care of me, response. 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:27 | Link to Comment olenumbersix
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Didn't down arrow you, just a thought ..... anybody jumps up on a plane I am on waving any kind of weapon is going to get an "ole number six " on their ass after what happened on 911. Was one thing when they hi jacked us to Cuba or where ever bad enough, But them assholes will never be able to jack another plane not now not ever. Fucked themselfs on that for good. So........ Whats the point of the tsa ? Like the cops I supose they can come around AFTER the fact and take down a report or whatever. Somebody yells hi jack and I'm yelling DOG PILE !! Welcome to America bitch.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:56 | Link to Comment El Crusty
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sounds like you are too chicken shit or lazy to actually take care of your own safety. pussy.

I dont need the government to keep me safe, i can handle that myself.

its called personal accountability- you should look into it.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 18:11 | Link to Comment maxamus
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Um, you are no safer now than before 9/11.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 19:14 | Link to Comment Blano
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Where have you been lately?  Your trolling is missed.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:31 | Link to Comment ziggy59
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Yes, incompetence and corruption are highly rewarded everywhere..

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:26 | Link to Comment mjcOH1
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Seminar 1: 8-10am :

"Oahu in Feb or LaGuardia Conf Room 3 - Learning to Schedule Critical Training Events"

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:42 | Link to Comment krispkritter
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And the biggest dick of them all? Right there with'em: http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2014/02/14/obama-threeday-golf-vacation...

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:02 | Link to Comment Ignatius
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All the important work in America gets done at the golf course.

Why?

It has always been this way.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 16:03 | Link to Comment JLee2027
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20+ years ago the Army sent me to Hawaii for "training". We arrived on Sunday afternoon and spent the day on Waikiki beach. Monday morning we met for "breakfast" at 8am. "Class" started at 9am, with the instructor usually arriving by 9:30 or later. Lunch around 11:30, return by 1:30; out by 3pm for the day. Never learned a thing, but did get front row tickets to see Charo. 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 19:29 | Link to Comment W74
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I got to play golf at Pinehurst once, but your story sounds better. 

Also stayed in a $600 per night suite (only one night) in D.C. for a "Marriage Retreat" with coach bus from N.C. and most of the meals paid for.

Never was more than a young sergeant so can you imagine what the officers got to indulge in, especially our generals?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:14 | Link to Comment wee-weed up
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Hey, they're just following the example set by their president, Obozo,...

Who regularly goes on lavish and expensive vacations to Hawaii on the taxpayers dime.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 17:54 | Link to Comment Jannn
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The End Of Bretton Woods And The Race To The Bottom, 1971

http://www.ingoldwetrust.ch/the-end-of-bretton-woods-and-the-race-to-the...

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:19 | Link to Comment remain calm
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It takes at least 10 hours to learn how to do a good groping.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:24 | Link to Comment Bosch
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I guess that explains Bob Filner

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:25 | Link to Comment Fish Gone Bad
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It probably helps if you are a priest.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 15:06 | Link to Comment DaveyJones
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bless me father for you have sinned

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:20 | Link to Comment SilverFish
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Nothing to see here. Move along scumbag citizens.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:21 | Link to Comment OwnSilverPlayMusic
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Join us next week for, "Brown shirts in the Bahamas"

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:21 | Link to Comment gimli
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This is the best place to learn how to handle a pineapple confrontation.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 13:11 | Link to Comment Pool Shark
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What about pointed sticks?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piWCBOsJr-w

 

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:22 | Link to Comment DavidC
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They get TRAINED how to do that?!

DavidC

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:22 | Link to Comment Doubleguns
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11 hours training. Then you rule.  

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:22 | Link to Comment ItsDanger
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An 11 hr meeting on a sunday?  Does the room have directions to the beach?

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:22 | Link to Comment Shizzmoney
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On a serious note, looks like the internation flight rules will become more in tow like the US:

Outbreaks of air rage aboard international flights have been on the rise and now, the industry is considering new rules, CBS 2?s Cindy Hsu reported.......

In the U.S. the numbers tell a different story. Despite some high-profile cases instances of air rage and unruly passengers have decreased.

The decrease has come partly because of how the industry classifies the incidents and because of what happens when a passenger breaks the law.

“The traveling public here is conditioned to the security environment that we’re in. People know not to misbehave on aircraft because the consequences are more severe,” the American Aviation Institute’s Joshua Marks said.

In March, the International Air Transport Association plans to propose rule changes that would bring global laws in line with U.S. regulations.

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/02/16/outbreaks-of-air-rage-on-international-flights-are-on-the-rise/

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 12:51 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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you could release some type of "gas" that puts everyone down for the duration of "what's left of the flight."

i really don't understand the need for all the complications with all these rules and what not.

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