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GirlinContempt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-17-09 05:26 PM
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66. It seems to me
Edited on Sat Oct-17-09 05:45 PM by GirlinContempt
that the missing seconds happened where cameras changed.... I could be wrong, I'll have to watch it again...

I don't know what the normal practices are there... here, whenever I beep a metal detector in the airport (which is every time) they just wand over me. The wand usually beeps for a clasp on my pants, my bra, and that's it, they don't even bother looking at those. They do it right in front of the detector, and then they just let me go. Whats with that box thing anyway? What's it for?

EDIT:

Damn, I really don't want to get in to a fight with you right now... but I gotta say, I did re-watch it. And it seems to me that the missing time is happening when the cameras change, as I expected. I re-read her story too... And her story reads like a fabrication. She herself explains the man who comes up to her:

The female TSA agent stood in front of me while I sat with Jackson and she continued to watch luggage come through the conveyor belt.

Maam, can someone please just search me so we can be on our way? We are going to miss our flight, I said.

The female agent then called an older gentleman, also a TSA agent over. The male TSA agent stood in front of me and said Im going to have to pat down your son.

With Jackson still sitting in my lap (he was being so good despite all of this chaos) I said ok and continued to hold on to my son, expecting the male TSA agent to start touching Jackson.

He then told me, Im going to have to pick him up to inspect him.


That is the point that apparently, he walked away with her child. She then claims to stand up, demand her son, get in an argument of some kind with the TSA agent, was fully searched by a tsa agent, used her phone (she wasn't on her phone in the cube, that was her asking people to search her), and then even some time after that the man brought her son back. There is no way that happened in 20 seconds. And, I find it hard to believe that they did take her child when it's not their policy and he would only be gone for 20 seconds, some of which HAD to be taken up in getting from point a to point b. The fact that next to nothing in her story matches the visual account makes me highly highly skeptical. I think the way airport security is handled and people are treated is an important issue if it's being done poorly or violates peoples privacy and security, but I don't think this is the woman to get behind.

Just what I think, after reading and watching.
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