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    TSA Plants Drugs on Passenger

    http://www.philly.com/philly/news/lo...rity_gate.html

    A TSA worker was staring at her. He motioned her toward him.

    Then he pulled a small, clear plastic bag from her carry-on - the sort of baggie that a pair of earrings might come in. Inside the bag was fine, white powder.

    She remembers his words: "Where did you get it?"

    Two thoughts came to her in a jumble: A terrorist was using her to sneak bomb-detonating materials on the plane. Or a drug dealer had made her an unwitting mule, planting coke or some other trouble in her bag while she wasn't looking.

    She'd left her carry-on by her feet as she handed her license and boarding pass to a security agent at the beginning of the line.

    Answer truthfully, the TSA worker informed her, and everything will be OK.

    Solomon, 5-foot-3 and traveling alone, looked up at the man in the black shirt and fought back tears.

    Put yourself in her place and count out 20 seconds. Her heart pounded. She started to sweat. She panicked at having to explain something she couldn't.

    Now picture her expression as the TSA employee started to smile.

    Just kidding, he said. He waved the baggie. It was his.
    Joke about drugs or bombs and those jackasses will body cavity search you for hours and then charge you. Is there a bigger bunch of buffoons outside Congress?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    Daniel Rubin: It was no joke at security gate | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/21/2010

    Joke about drugs or bombs and those jackasses will body cavity search you for hours and then charge you. Is there a bigger bunch of buffoons outside Congress?

    No.
    SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM

    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    Is there a bigger bunch of buffoons outside Congress?
    No. No there is not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ace View Post
    No. No there is not.
    Well, other than the Senate and the White House.
    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

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    It would be really hard not to punch that guy in the throat.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkzV5AIK8iM
    "When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it." -- Frederic Bastiat

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    It would be really hard not to punch that guy in the throat.
    You're not kidding.
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    "...but to forget your duck, of course, means you're really screwed." - Gary Larson
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtN1YnoL46Q


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    Update: Ann Davis, the TSA spokeswoman, said this afternoon that the worker is no longer employed by the agency as of today. She said privacy laws prevented her from saying if he was fired or left on his own.
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    Any kid making a Big Mac wrong can get fired.

    Penalty does not match the crime. The sort of mentality that thinks this is funny needs to be spread around...

    ..out the bomb doors of a B-17 flying over the Rockies.

 

 

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