Archive for November 22nd, 2010

White House defends body scanners and pat-downs

November 22, 2010

The techniques are necessary to protect the public against current terror threats, the administration says, trying to quell complaints before the busy Thanksgiving travel season.

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The idiocy of Opt-Out Day

November 22, 2010

Ignore these imbeciles. Their plan would clog security lines and ruin your holiday for no good reason. They don’t understand the importance of the electronic scans.

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‘Fix’ for body scanner controversy?

November 22, 2010

One of the scientists who helped develop full-body airport scanners says a simple software fix could mollify objections to the so-called “virtual strip-search.” But he’s wrong.

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The Revolt Against the TSA

November 22, 2010

The growing revolt against invasive TSA practices is encouraging to Americans who are fed up with federal government encroachment in their lives.

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Body-scanner makers spent millions on lobbying

November 22, 2010

The companies with multimillion-dollar contracts to supply American airports with body-scanning machines more than doubled their spending on lobbying in the last five years and hired several high-profile former government officials to advance their causes in Washington, records show.

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TSA won’t do body cavity searches — at least for now

November 22, 2010

Director John Pistole told reporters Monday that for the time being the TSA had no plans of doing body cavity searches.

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Children Trained That Being Taken From Parents & Molested Is Normal

November 22, 2010

If anyone else abducted someone’s child and then sexually molested them they would be rightly called a pedophile and locked up for a long time, but when the government does it not only is it deemed acceptable, but it also trains a whole generation of children that being kidnapped by an adult and having their genitals groped is normal.

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