Damage Control Central: Thanks to TSA, nation now safer

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    New TSA spokeshole? Nice load of :trash: in the Washington Times:

    (Reproduced here in full -- as a government PR, it does not have copyright protection.)
  2. jtodd

    jtodd Original Member

    That is one of the biggest pieces of garbage I've read. How much do they pay these (expletive deleted) to lie that way?
  3. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    If what you just told us is true, Mr. Riley, how to you explain the constant episodes of elderly lady strip searches?
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  4. DeafBlonde

    DeafBlonde Original Member

    Excuse me while I wretch over the toilet...:td:
    ("No, honey, I'm not pregnant again!")
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  5. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    Statements like that don't match their deeds. They are losing the PR war with every abuse victim that steps forward. We all owe the JFK three a debt of gratitude for exposing the TSA's continuing abuse of passengers.
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  6. Affection

    Affection Original Member

    Kawika? lol

    Left a reply. Not sure how long it will stay, because it wasn't very "nice." ;)
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  7. Frank

    Frank Original Member

    What a big steaming load of :trash:.
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  8. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    The Wash Times is usually a pretty reliable TSA opponent but as a newspaper I guess they have to at least appear objective.

    I'm wondering if some editor wasn't laughing to himself at some of the "over the top" statements by Kawika knowing that the piece would fall flat on its face.

    Our side has taken control of the comments which, as of this morning, were uniformly negative and blasted the piece as propaganda.
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  9. Elizabeth Conley

    Elizabeth Conley Original Member

    Thanks Fisher. I wasn't sure this article rated it's own topic, but I was sure it needed responses. I'm glad you were on it.
  10. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Any article that interests you is worth its own topic/thread in the relevant forum unless there is an ongoing current discussion of the same topic. We can always move or merge things if we feel something is misplaced.
  11. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    I left a comment there and also ripped it to shreds in new post I wrote at TSA News. It hasn't appeared yet,though (the TSA News post), because Chris Elliott still has to take a look at it. He edits everything to insure proper sourcing, copyright, etc. Will let you know as soon as it goes up.

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