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gkhouston Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-28-09 01:32 PM
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18. Every time I hear that TSA *must* have security procedure X, I think about the time
my husband showed my passport instead of his own and the ever-vigilant TSA didn't notice it. Hubby did, and was about to explain and drag out his driver's license when they waved him through. We have different surnames and don't look a damned thing like each other.
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  - Bush's _____ policy is kept.  QC   Aug-28-09 11:16 AM   #1 
  - I think a distinction needs to be made  groundloop   Aug-28-09 11:26 AM   #3 
     - Yeah. Bush's policy is w hy my friend from Stockholm  crim son   Aug-28-09 11:31 AM   #4 
     - Sounds like he has...  WriteDown   Aug-28-09 11:32 AM   #5 
     - NO ----"IT'S CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN"  saigon68   Aug-28-09 03:43 PM   #22 
     - The Fatherland Security people at JFK are psychotically rude.  QC   Aug-28-09 11:36 AM   #7 
     - Homeland Security was Bush's stimulus program.  JDPriestly   Aug-28-09 11:53 AM   #12 
     - DHS was our idea. n/t  Cessna Invesco Palin   Aug-29-09 05:51 PM   #34 
     - No doubt.  crim son   Aug-28-09 02:54 PM   #20 
     - What happened upon his arrival?  zonkers   Aug-29-09 03:19 PM   #27 
        - He was physically searched, his bags were searched,  crim son   Aug-29-09 05:27 PM   #33 
           - Doesn't sound that bad. I am not defending shoddy treatment but folks got nuts after 9-11,  zonkers   Aug-30-09 01:22 PM   #42 
              - I think it sounds appalling.  crim son   Aug-30-09 03:02 PM   #43 
     - Here's your correction as requested.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-28-09 11:44 AM   #9 
     - When we returned to the U.S. during the 1980s, we mailed packages  JDPriestly   Aug-28-09 11:44 AM   #10 
     - Did you insure them when sending? nt  WriteDown   Aug-28-09 03:14 PM   #21 
        - No. We could barely afford the postage and our tickets back.  JDPriestly   Aug-29-09 02:00 AM   #23 
     - Sure, but they weren't allowed to photocopy all your documents in your possesion  pschoeb   Aug-28-09 11:54 AM   #13 
     - yes, exactly  subcomhd   Aug-29-09 05:08 PM   #32 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Aug-28-09 11:24 AM   #2 
  - more continuation of "bush era" policies...  ixion   Aug-28-09 11:32 AM   #6 
  - No no no O-Man!  frog92969   Aug-28-09 11:40 AM   #8 
  - Just what part of the Constitution does this violate?  subcomhd   Aug-29-09 04:59 PM   #29 
     - Reasonable search and seizure?  frog92969   Aug-30-09 12:43 AM   #40 
        - Trading freedom for security  subcomhd   Aug-30-09 01:04 PM   #41 
  - Yet more evidence of the Corrupt Continuity of Government Goon Squad  Grinchie   Aug-28-09 11:45 AM   #11 
  - Change we can belie----oh wait....  truebrit71   Aug-28-09 12:02 PM   #14 
  - You have to admit, though, that it really was a catchy little slogan. n/t  QC   Aug-28-09 12:45 PM   #17 
  - what's their point?  Buenaventura   Aug-28-09 12:02 PM   #15 
  - The TSA has RUINED what little pleasure there was left in travel  lib2DaBone   Aug-28-09 12:37 PM   #16 
  - Every time I hear that TSA *must* have security procedure X, I think about the time  gkhouston   Aug-28-09 01:32 PM   #18 
  - Pfft!!! 4th amendment rights are sooooo old school.  Javaman   Aug-28-09 02:16 PM   #19 
  - I'll give up my 4th Amendment rights.....  Humbertink   Aug-29-09 05:48 AM   #25 
  - yeah, because the 4th amendment really applies when  subcomhd   Aug-29-09 05:01 PM   #30 
  - I used to fly Northwest 4 times a year between Canada and Asia.  Prometheus Bound   Aug-29-09 05:15 AM   #24 
  - "Change"  Zhade   Aug-29-09 02:10 PM   #26 
  - That doesn't make sense  subcomhd   Aug-29-09 08:06 PM   #38 
  - All the more reason to avoid flying in the USA. nt  bemildred   Aug-29-09 03:59 PM   #28 
  - I heard he's going to let them look through luggage too!!!  subcomhd   Aug-29-09 05:03 PM   #31 
  - "4th Amendment privilege" ???!?!!? It's called a right.  LeftyMom   Aug-29-09 07:03 PM   #35 
     - Not the "Bill of Privileges", is it? nt  bemildred   Aug-29-09 07:42 PM   #36 
     - privilege  subcomhd   Aug-29-09 07:59 PM   #37 
  - How hopeychangey n/t  Psephos   Aug-29-09 09:43 PM   #39 
 

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