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Man at San Diego airport opts out of porno scanner and grope, told he

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posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 04:26 PM
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Man at San Diego airport opts out of porno scanner and grope, told he


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He told the screener, "if you touch my junk, I'll have you arrested." After faffing around with various supervisors and supervisors' supervisors, he opted not to fly, collected a refund from the American Airlines counter, and started to leave the airport. But before he could go, the supervisor's supervisor's supervisor told him he wasn't allowed to leave the checkpoint once he entered it, that he was already in for up to $10,000 in fines, and that he would have to return and allow the man's minons to palpate his genitals before he'd be allowed to leave the airport.
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posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 04:26 PM
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All the signs of a fascist state. So the man can be fined for not having his privacy displayed and handled? How long will it take before the people open their eyes? How long til they realise they are slowly but surely treated like cattle? This good man should sue, not the other way around. I am glad he taped this incident.

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posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 04:41 PM
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I think we need to submit all US Congressmen names to the TSA no fly list.
I imagine things would change pretty fast.



posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 04:49 PM
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No doubt we are going to be seeing more and more of these stories now that even the main stream media is starting to cover them.

I absolutely believe people should not use the airlines and boycott air travel if and at all possible until they change this system of herding us like cattle, zapping us with electronic radiation, degrading and humiliating us and treating us like common criminals, in an atmosphere of suspicion that leads to frightening everyone needlessly.

I think the average American wants to obey the law, and be a law abiding citizen but when it get's this intrusive, I just can't imagine anyone with self respect permitting such scrutiny and suscipicion just because they have to get from point a to point b.

It's not just an infringement on our constitutional protections against unreasonable and unwarranted searches and seizures, it's also a violation of impeding our ability from travel from one state to another freely.

Giving up those kinds of basic rights just for some foggy and vague notion of a greater good, is absolutely insane.

Our forefathers would be rolling over in their graves if they realized this is what America had come to.

For shame.



posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 04:49 PM
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I applaud people like this. It really gives me hope that one day we as a people will collectively stand up for ourselves as this man did.

It's going to take ALL OF US standing up for our liberties and for what is right before things will change. We cannot allow ourselves to be taken advantage of and controlled and expect every thing to get better and work itself out. Once we sacrifice our liberty for the illusion of security, we have started down a slippery slope toward tyranny.

If you fly, do not allow yourself to be touched or scanned. Turn around, get your refund, and walk out. If enough people stand up for themselves, they will get the message and back off.

We really need to stop fighting each other and start fighting the real source of the problems plaguing our nation.



posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 04:57 PM
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The best anyone can do is just stop flying. Use other methods of transportation if available. Amtrak, Greyhouind, your car, etc...

So even if I do have to travel internationally and overseas, I'll purchase my tickets from a Canadian airport, being close to B.C. and will arrange my travels from there.
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posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 04:59 PM
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I haven't flown for 10 years and I have NO intention of flying. I can't imagine a scenario where I would chose to fly. Its just not an option.

It's not sexual, as the guy claimed, but it's too personal for some people.



posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 05:10 PM
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What we really need is a clever lawyer.

If you were walking down the street and decided to do a TSA search on someone else, would it be considered sexual assault?

If that is considered sexual assault then why isn't it a sexual assault if a TSA person does it to you? When you chose to fly, I'm pretty sure that you didn't include being groped by TSA people as something that you want to do.

So where are all the lawyers?

How long before we see the commercials on TV... Have you been groped by the TSA, then call 1-800 TSA-GROPED ME



posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 05:18 PM
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I would never allow myself to be irradiated by their nasty machines and if I absolutely HAD to fly because of some emergency (have not flown since 2002 post 9-11 mania..where my 6 year old child was yanked from my hand and stripped to her underwear over a safety pin in her skirt..)
then I would be the biggest pain in the ass ever without doing anything that would get me fined. I thought it would be great to whisper to the grope artiste "I apologize beforehand but I have a really bad infection going on down yonder so ummm..hold you nose or something.." (point to your nether regions) then smile sheepishly and spread em..I guarantee they will have you through pretty fast.
Or while they are groping around, gyrate your hips a little..
Just kidding..heehee..but still it would be funny to do this since it takes the fun out of their side of making you feel intimidated.



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posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 05:22 PM
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OP, Starred and Flagged!

Personally, I'm not worried about the porno-scanners; if someone wants to peep let em - the straight women and gay male officers will drool and the straight guys will be envious.

But what about someone's 13 year old daughter? Hell NO. Especially once she realizes the quality of imaging, when some TSA mouth-breathers have already been caught taking cell phone pics of the images on the scanner.

As far as "touching my junk", again personally let them - only I'd insist that it be a female officer. Hey, my Doc is a lady, and personally I'm far more comfy having her check my prostate than I ever was with another guy doing it. Besides, my last male doctor had hands the size of a baseball mitt.

Same thing about the scanner though - am I gonna let anyone grope my daughter's privates? Oh hell no!

Good for this man for standing up - it makes people aware of these fascist tactics. This sh*t needs to change - safety is NEVER worth freedom and dignity.



posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 05:23 PM
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Oh yes, this topic AGAIN... this time with a more exaggerated and sensationalize title than the last one.

Porno? Come on, nobodies having sex.
This is getting ridiculous.



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