TSA, the Jig is UP

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by RB, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Seems like people everywhere are taking a closer look at what TSA is doing.

    I think the TSA Game of Smoke and Mirrors is catching up with them.

    http://bocanewsnow.com/2011/12/15/tsa-double-checks-flight-from-philadelphia-to-palm-beach/
     
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  2. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    Their bags and genitals. The worm is turning against the tsa. Thanks for posting this.
     
  3. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Note the paper's choice of words. :D This is precious ... and prescient. Articles like this will mark a turning point in the public debate.
     
  4. Sunny Goth

    Sunny Goth Original Member Coach

    Seen and noted. :)
     
  5. RB

    RB Founding Member

  6. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Should be no problem. They can set up OR's for exploratory surgery in the private rooms.
     
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  7. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    I direct you to the Master List, an account from last year:

    My Very Own TSA Nightmare
    I guess there is a new category of suspect persons to the TSA: “traveling with scars."
    November 17, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge
    . . . I went through the scanner fully cooperating and followed the instructions. Yet I was still taken aside as I exited the machine. No warning bells went off like with the old metal detectors, so I thought it might be random . . .
    I informed the TSA officer that it was the scar from my colon cancer operation that went from my crotch to my sternum. A day later the scar still hurts from the kneading and prodding. I was informed they were checking in order to determine if I had anything sewn into my stomach. I offered to lift my shirt to show the TSA officer the still rather graphic scar, but he refused.
    So in just five minutes I was told I looked like a notorious porn star by a TSA female employee and then had my scar examined by a man. I was so very pleased to be reminded of the painful and frightening (I had post-op complications including “dying several times”) experience of a few years ago.
    I guess there is a new category of suspect persons to the TSA: “traveling with scars . .
    Surely it would have been better had the dozens of staff on hand been inspecting packages in the holds of airplanes instead of kneading my scar."
     
  8. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

     
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  9. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    You beat me to it, Lisa.
     

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