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Originally posted by ickyuck
Has anyone here been treated differntly just because of the job they have??? Do you know what it feels like?
I worked as a security officer, and was often on patrol with the police. I've run into my share of people who treated me like dirt just because of my uniform, just because I was enforcing rules they didn't want to follow. Hey, I didn't make up the rules. I needed a job. To have an establishment refuse my patronage just because of my uniform,my job, would strike me pretty hard. I mean, its discrimination, absolute.
Originally posted by hotbakedtater
I 100 percent support the rights of private business to serve the clientele they see fit.
Personally I find the actions of the place small minded petty and indicative of regressive thinking.
Originally posted by works4dhs
the restaurant owner is free to be an ass.
he is free to use his business to punish working-class men and women trying to keep him safe.
he is free to use his business to punish the very people who are trying to protect his right to be such an ass.
freedom is a wonderful thing. so are tolerance and compassion. hate is not a wonderful thing.
Originally posted by nenothtu
Neither TSA nor DHS are doing ANYTHING to keep me safe or "protect my rights". As a matter of fact, they are doing quite the opposite in reference to rights. They're trying to stamp them out just as quickly and efficiently as they can.
I'm old enough to recall when Americans actually HAD some rights. America was a different place back then. You could almost smell the freedom.
That was before TSA, DHS, and the "Patriot" Acts.
Originally posted by drink2forget
I'd rather be felt up (even as an airline employee) then risk having someone endanger my safety on an aircraft.
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.
Originally posted by marinesniper0351
reply to post by hawaii50th
Right step against the wrong people...turn away their mgmt in Washington, that is the right place to do this...not against local TSA agents. This will anger them and depress them more with regard to their job and may hate the passengers which will make things worse...
Again go after the higher ups...turn them away....
Seattle-Area Restaurant Refuses To Serve TSA Agents
Originally posted by DZAG Wright
Some of you sound like fools...
WTH is boycotting the actual TSA workers going to do about the searches? As if they really made the call. The job some of you complainers work at could demand YOU begin doing searches tomorrow. If that happened would you suddenly cease being decent people? No, you're just doing what your job demanded you do.
Do you think the agents actually enjoy patting down everyone? For every "decent" looking person there is a stink or ugly or obese person. Not like they're only patting down beauty contestants.
I say the government should give the people exactly what they want. Cease all the security measures they've instituted and let the American people have exactly what it asks for. Then soon as a plane is hijacked into a football stadium the families of the victims will be crying that "the government didn't do enough to protect us".
honest, gainful employment