Archive for November 20th, 2010

Homeland Security chairman to TSA: ‘Reconsider’ pat-downs

November 20, 2010

The Hill [ed – Wow.  100% of the comments filed against this original article  are fired up against the TSA.  This is not going to end well for the TSA.] House Democrats have asked the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to “reconsider” agency screeners’ new invasive pat-downs of airline passengers. In a letter Friday to TSA […]

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$11,000 fine, arrest possible for some who refuse airport scans and pat downs

November 20, 2010

You will not be allowed to leave an airport until the government forces you to answer questions about why you refuse to have your genitalia groped.

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Members of Congress Exempt From TSA AIT Full Body Scanners

November 20, 2010

Representative John A. Boehner, soon to be the Speaker of the House, has pledged to fly commercial airlines back to his home district in Ohio. But that does not mean that he will be subjected to the hassles of ordinary passengers, including the controversial security pat-downs.

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TSA pat-down leaves traveler covered in urine

November 20, 2010

A retired special education teacher on his way to a wedding in Orlando, Fla., said he was left humiliated, crying and covered with his own urine after an enhanced pat-down by TSA officers recently at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

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Phoenix prepares for Opt Out Day protests

November 20, 2010

Handy information if you are planning on heading to Sky Harbor Airport this Wednesday.

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Americans should stop the TSA’s pat down of our rights

November 20, 2010

To the contrary: Nobody has to give up their rights, including “the right of the people to be secure … against unreasonable searches and seizures,” by engaging in a commercial transaction with an airline. The federal government, with no probable cause, has seen fit to intervene in this voluntary relationship and impose its onerous mandates on all travelers

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Cancer surviving flight attendant forced to remove prosthetic breast during pat-down

November 20, 2010

“There are blowers and there are dogs out there that can sniff out bombs,” she says. “There’s no reason to have somebody’s hands touching your body parts.”

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