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TSA makes 'nominal' payment to settle suit over exposing 24-year-old's breasts

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posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 03:28 PM
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Originally posted by PETROLCOIN

Originally posted by Klassified
I hope more people molest them in court, the way thay've been molesting the public for way too long now.


Why? Do you know who pays for this "nominal payment"? Do you know who paid for the court proceedings? Do you know who paid for the TSA lawyers?

I'll give you a hint: the same group of people paid for all of them.

That group of people is the American taxpayers.

Suing the government for money accomplishes NOTHING! If you want to be a selfish asshole, go ahead and sue for some paper. But if you want things to change, petition the government and FORCE them to change these security measures as a part of your retaliation.

This is what I explained in my thread Stop Filing Lawsuits Against the Government! that no one seemed to bother with.


I don't disagree with your basic premise.

However, until the taxpayers strap on a set and make sure this sort of tyranny stops, there is no recourse but to sue the government when your rights are violated. Petitioning the government has not proven to be a reliable means for redress of grievances...unfortunately. I believe it will take people getting far more involved than merely petitioning if true change is expected.

I think a start would be that people are given an invoice that specifies their amount due for covering the costs of such suits. I'm guessing that will open a few eyes.

It reminds me of withholding. I have to write a check for my taxes since the money is not withheld from my check. It really opens your eyes a bit when you write large checks and see little if any return.
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posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 03:29 PM
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I wonder what the nominal payment was....a sweaty $20 bill?

On a serious note, I'm glad to see that she got something for her trouble. I'm surprised she got anything at all.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 03:46 PM
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Man.. you are really on top of the news stories haha.
How much did she get? They should have to pay all the people they do this to whenever they finally deem these searches pointless.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 03:47 PM
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Haha.. try 20 sweaty one dollar bills paid directly to her bra cups and underwear bands.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 03:55 PM
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Originally posted by Klassified
It's a shame you felt the need to resort to insults.


I never once insulted you. If you are referring to the "selfish asshole" remark, it was not directed at you. I know I said "you" but I was speaking in general of the people who have chosen to sue the government for money. It was never directed at you.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 04:05 PM
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How else do you punish them? I'm sure they would looove to get off with a public apology, but you sue them for enough money and they stop pulling this stuff. They need that money.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 04:26 PM
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Originally posted by Aggie Man
I wonder what the nominal payment was....a sweaty $20 bill?

On a serious note, I'm glad to see that she got something for her trouble. I'm surprised she got anything at all.


a nominal payment is usually $1.....if you are using normal legal terms...but you don't settle for "nominal".... it is a court award saying that someone is right and someone is wrong.



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 04:41 PM
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Pics or it didnt happen!



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 05:02 PM
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Originally posted by bozzchem
Suing the government for money accomplishes NOTHING! If you want to be a selfish asshole, go ahead and sue for some paper. But if you want things to change, petition the government and FORCE them to change these security measures as a part of your retaliation.


The Government looses track of literally TRILLIONS annually... Federal reserve cannot account where 9 TRILLION went for fiscal year 2009 alone. That is over $30,000 for each man woman and child in the USA. Want a crusade? Go after that


You really are naive enough to think a petition will FORCE them to change their mind?

Sue em... at least THAT gets attention. It's not about the money, but if enough law suits are recognized in courts, then you have some real ammunition.



Glen Tilton, chairman of United Continental Holdings Inc., the parent company of United and Continental airlines, said it's obvious passengers are upset but their security "is really the predominant interest."

"I am personally aware of customer frustration because I'm getting e-mails to that effect," Tilton told reporters at an Aero Club luncheon in Washington. "Clearly a number of people have put together an effort to make sure that we are aware of how they feel about it."

Still, he said airline operations had not been affected by passenger cancellations to date and he praised the TSA's screeners. "We know how difficult their job is," he said.




Pistole conceded "reasonable people can disagree" on how to properly balance safety at the nation's airports but he asserted the new security measures are necessary because of intelligence on latest attack methods that might be used by terrorists.

Pistole was a senior FBI officer last Christmas when an al-Qaida operative made it onto a Chicago-bound plane with explosives stuffed in his underwear. The explosive misfired, causing injury only to the wearer.

As TSA chief since the summer, Pistole has reviewed reports that found undercover agents were able to slip through airport security because pat-downs were not thorough enough.

Given a choice between a planeload of screened passengers and a flight with no lines or security checks, he told senators, "I think everybody will want to opt for the screening with the assurance that that flight is safe and secure."


www.huffingtonpost.com...

All this touchy feely stuff the result of a wanna be al-Qaida panty bomber.

Now the TSA perverts can make jokes about it but YOU cannot. If you make a joke you will be charged with civil disobedience...



This one seems to like his job...


Guess which one gets singled out for a search

www.politifake.org...

Janet Napolitano Demonstrates How to Enjoy TSA Groping Technique (Photoshop)
Doug Ross Journal labeled this "Photoshop of the Day."




posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 09:59 PM
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I know this is wrong in multiple ways, but...am I the only one who was slightly turned on by this story? It sounds like the beginning to a porn...



posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 11:38 PM
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maybe it already has. I am so disgusted that some 'human beings' do this to each other in our 'cousin' country (I am English).

does anyone know anyone in an airport who does this, are they so desperate for work they do 'only following orders'?

I have only been to the USA once, but was amazed that to enter that 'country' I had to have iris scans!!!!!!!!!!!!
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posted on Jan, 13 2011 @ 11:43 PM
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I will not come to the USA again. Molest my wife my children on the false pretense of' terrorists...absolute bollocks! And I would rather be a tramp than those so called humans who are doing the 'touch up'.



posted on Jan, 14 2011 @ 12:31 AM
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Pics or it never happend
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