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The agent who first found my dangerously delectable snack consulted [REDACTED] about it just barely within my earshot. He responded hesitantly at first, saying that he was "not sure"--and "with the holidays coming, it's getting harder and harder." When he finally decided my treat was a no-go, I asked to speak with him directly, and he asserted that the frosting on this red velvet cupcake is "gel-like" enough to constitute a liquid, in part because it "conforms to its container." Also: it "should have been in a zip-lock." At this, I offered to scoop my dangerously conformist cupcake out of its jar and place it in a zip-lock bag, where it could mush about to its heart's content; but Agent [REDACTED] wisely refused. After all, the jar in all its tasty glory "clearly contains more than 3 ounces of total contents," he said.
Originally posted by DestroyDestroyDestroy
Terrorist Security Agency, lol.
Yeah, this is ridiculous. A cupcake? Really? Since 9/11 have they managed to stop a single terrorist, or have they just terrorized American fliers? If anyone has links to reports of the TSA actually accomplishing something please share them. This has gotten out of hand to the point where I'd rather take a train or bus than fly.
Originally posted by samkent
Since high explosives do come in liquid form they can be mixed into
Snow globes (example from where I work)
I can here the banter on here if a plane went down and it was traced to an overlooked form of liquid. You would be calling for the death penalty.
Would you feel better without the TSA? Would you put your family on a plane without the TSA?
I hear big talk but you don't offer any alternatives. [/quote
Here is the alternative.. TAKE BACK OUR GOVERNMENT FROM THE CRIMINALS. PERIOD!
remove the TSA.. let Americans be Americans.. remember going to the airport before 1980? those of us that remember.. (I can remember airports in the 1960's) it was NORMAL.. you could walk up to the plane with your loved one or friend, no body searches, removing dangerious toothpaste, radioactive cancer causing screeners or people feeling your privates,
Americans did NOT blow up towers on 9/11.. this is all just an act for creating FEAR FROM THE CRIMINAL GOVERNMENT... I am not afraid at all to fly.. I just do not because of the harrasment....The TSA is just a joke from the govt to cause FEAR,,,,,
IFI wanted to blow up a plane.. ( I am a grandma!) and know nothing..at all about weapons.. but common sense is that ANY REAL CROOK COULD TAKE A SHOULDER POWERED WEAPON AND PARK ON THE BACK STREET THAT IS DIRECTLY UNDER THE PATH OF INCOMING OR DEPARTING JETS... PARK YOUR CAR, LOAD THE WEAPON, WAIT FOR A PASSENGER JET TO FLY OVERHEAD WITHIN RANGE OF THEIR SHOULDER LAUNCH GUN/ROCKET....BE HOME IN TIME FOR THE 6 OCLOCK NEWS...SEE?
As you can see.. the TSA is not really P-R-O-C-T-E-C-T-I-N-G you from anything.. even an old grandma could bring down a plane if I wanted to... TSA is really stupid if they do know that all Americans realize this is how easy it is to cause harm..... NOT toothpaste, tic tacks, bubble gum and infant formula, cupcakes, or old people in diapers...........PPPUULLLIIIZZZEEE...
( I do not wish harm on anyone... this is just ONE example of how TSA at the gates is usless and a waste of money TSA really is!!!!!! ) I miss the old America.. before TPTB started all their "fear".. most of us are wise to their tactics now...
LOOK at what has happened to the travel industry? many business are having hard time or simply going under if they depended on air travel.. Its the plan.. all part ot the plan.. WAKE UP Americans...