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Originally posted by xEphon
reply to post by ChocoTaco369
And what does any of that have to do with the TSAs legitimacy to perform these procedures?
TSA, FAA, and airlines are all seperate entities...edit on 22-11-2010 by xEphon because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by sara123123
reply to post by DimensionalDetective
Congressman or Senator Mica, another Republican joined Ron Paul in raising a big stink about TSA. Hillary Clinton wandered off the farm and denounced the abuse of the American people by TSA. The ball is rolling.
We should all be writing to our elected officals about TSA and the mission creep of Homeland Security using the Patriot Act unconstitutional powers to pursue American political groups as "domestic terrorists." The patriot act should only focus on Islamic terrorism ONLY. The rest of America's crime can be handled by law enforcement within constitutional boundries.
Originally posted by civilchallenger
I'm very confused about why Fox News is suddenly concerned about the police state. They practically had an orgasm over the patriot act and now suddenly they are questioning what is going on. Hmmm. I guess they couldn't even convince neocon sheep about such a ridiculous idea and gave up. Changing their mind to save face is all I can think of.
Originally posted by ChocoTaco369
I want to make one thing painfully clear to everyone in this thread:
IT IS NOT YOUR RIGHT AS AN AMERICAN TO FLY ON AIRPLANES. IT IS A PRIVILEGE.
Nowhere does the Constitution state that you have the guaranteed right to fly on an airplane. If you do not like the procedures set in place at airports, THEN DO NOT FLY. Take a car. Take a bus. Take a train. Ride a bike. Walk. Just stop slowing down the line with your moaning and get the hell out of my way. If John Madden can travel the country on a daily basis on a bus, you can, too.
These airlines are private businesses. If you do not want to fly these airlines and subject yourself to FAA regulations, then don't. I'm tired of hearing these weirdos moan about procedure because they're afraid of being touched. I can't stand these nutcases where if you somehow bump against them, you just violated them. Guess what, if you were just about any other species on Earth, you'd be raped to procreate. Human beings are one of the rare species that actually consent to sex, so get over yourself.
I can't stand the entitlement complex that the Socialists have brainwashed the American people into having.edit on 22-11-2010 by ChocoTaco369 because: (no reason given)
Through a statement released by his attorney Sunday night, Wolanyk said "TSA needs to see that I'm not carrying any weapons, explosives, or other prohibited substances, I refuse to have images of my naked body viewed by perfect strangers, and having been felt up for the first time by TSA the week prior (I travel frequently) I was not willing to be molested again."
Wolanyk's attorney said that TSA requested his client put his clothes on so he could be patted down properly but his client refused to put his clothes back on. He never refused a pat down, according to his attorney.
Wolanyk was arrested for refusing to complete the security process. A woman, identified by Harbor police as Danielle Kelli Hayman,39, of San Diego was detained for recording the incident on a phone.