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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:11 PM

Sen. Rand Paul: TSA Should Profile "Middle Eastern Students"

Sen. Rand Paul: TSA Should Profile "Middle Eastern Students"

— Julia Krieger

Outraged over being detained by the TSA when he refused a pat-down after setting off an airport scanner, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told Fox News host Greta Van Susteren on Monday night that even though he doesn't want "special treatment," TSA pat-downs need to be less random, targeting people such as "Middle Eastern students" who "are here visiting our country."

PAUL: I don't want special treatment. All Americans should be allowed to choose pat-down, or go back through the scanning machine. The other thing I learned today, and several TSA officials told me off the record that the scanning machine sends a false positive signal so they can randomly pat down people. ... And a couple of them off record told me, yes, I probably was being subjected to a random screening. But, they're kind of tricking the public into thinking, oh, you set off the buzzer so we don't have a choice in doing this random pat-down.

And I don't think the random pat-downs are making us any safer. I want to know where the Middle Eastern students are that are here visiting our country. Are they in class, are they going to class, if they get on a plane. If you've been to Yemen twice in the last six months, I want to know who you are and know more about your travel. But most American citizens need to go through a relatively easy security process that's not too invasive and doesn't take away our dignity.

Watch:

http://politicalcorrection.org/blog/201201240010

It was only a matter of time before the kook came through.

Rand Paul’s ironic incident
http://www.democraticunderground.com/1002207091

Rand Paul, Supposed Defender Of Civil Liberties, Calls For Jailing People Who Attend ‘Radical Political Speeches’ http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2011/05/31/232182/rand-paul-criminalize-speech/

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Spazito Jan 2012 #2
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redqueen Jan 2012 #6
Scurrilous Jan 2012 #4
ellie50 Jan 2012 #5
MADem Jan 2012 #7

Response to ProSense (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:23 PM

1. Kick! n/t

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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:26 PM

2. Racist POS like his dad...

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Response to Spazito (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:37 PM

3. In

Rand's world who are "most American citizens" and what's "not too invasive"?

I mean, which Americans are excluded?


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Response to Spazito (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:43 PM

6. I wish I could say I was surprised.

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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:41 PM

4. Idiot. n/t

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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:43 PM

5. hypocritter Paul

Gotta love those libertarians. They want government out of our lives....selectively

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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2012, 08:55 AM

7. Good gravy, you can make this shit up! Target those "dusky ones" over THERE....not MEEE, though! nt

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