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Gaping Holes in Airline Security: Loaded Gun Slips Past TSA Screeners

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posted on Dec, 17 2010 @ 11:27 AM
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Gaping Holes in Airline Security: Loaded Gun Slips Past TSA Screeners


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Last fall, as he had done hundreds of times, Iranian-American businessman Farid Seif passed through security at a Houston airport and boarded an international flight.He didn't realize he had forgotten to remove the loaded snub nose "baby" Glock pistol from his computer bag. But TSA officers never noticed as his bag glided along the belt and was x-rayed. When he got to his hotel after the three-hour flight, he was shocked to discover the gun traveled unnoticed from Houston.Experts tell ABC News that every year since the September 11 terror attacks, federal agencies have conducted random, cov
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posted on Dec, 17 2010 @ 11:27 AM
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Wouldn't this further suggest that the blatant infringement of the 4th Amendment right is just the means to feel " powerful " to grope an unsuspecting customer? Furthermore, if this can happen, and apparently it has happened even during the course of training, wouldn't it suggest the both the TSA and the " searches " of people would be deemed even more of a scam, just to further push the " control " over the people?

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posted on Dec, 17 2010 @ 11:30 AM
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My coworker flew from NY to Texas and back with 2 layovers with a box cutter in his jacket pocket. He did not realize he had it until his wife checked his jacket for receipts for expense reports.



posted on Dec, 17 2010 @ 11:38 AM
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Got lucky! I firmly believe that the TSA, and their code of conduct is just an " instrument " for the government to use as its basis of argument and " control ' over its citizenry. In the article is stated that out of 22 tests, 20 times bombs and guns were admitted into the airport. So with that math, ( not opinion ), one could easily conclude that something is askew.



posted on Dec, 17 2010 @ 11:39 AM
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No surprise.

Any Quality Engineer will tell you 100% inspection never catches ALL the out of spec material if it is done by humans.



posted on Dec, 17 2010 @ 11:41 AM
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Yup! It's inevitable for things to be " missed " let alone screwed up when touched by man~



posted on Dec, 17 2010 @ 11:45 AM
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