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tabatha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-08-10 01:38 PM
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  -This galls me, but I agree with Lieberman about the full-body scanners Recursion  Jan-08-10 01:33 PM   #0 
  - I winder if they will ever have one like this?  GreenPartyVoter   Jan-08-10 01:35 PM   #1 
  - I don't see a real issue with them  NJmaverick   Jan-08-10 01:35 PM   #2 
  - Besides, the scanners will not be able to detect an explosive dildo  Cronus Protagonist   Jan-08-10 01:35 PM   #3 
  - I said, "Not perfect"  Recursion   Jan-08-10 01:40 PM   #9 
  - That's probably why Lieberman likes them  guitar man   Jan-08-10 02:47 PM   #39 
  - How's about tracking people who meet with al queda first?  dkf   Jan-08-10 01:36 PM   #4 
  - I think they are a great tool to stop terrorists  Don Caballero   Jan-08-10 01:38 PM   #5 
  - No thanks.  rcrush   Jan-08-10 01:39 PM   #8 
  - England is already doing random searches on the street to stop terrorism  Don Caballero   Jan-08-10 01:40 PM   #10 
     - England is also a police state.  rcrush   Jan-08-10 01:47 PM   #13 
     - I would not go as far as calling them a police state  Don Caballero   Jan-08-10 01:48 PM   #14 
        - "They just really care about the security of their democracy and the safety of their civilians."  ZombieHorde   Jan-09-10 04:27 PM   #50 
     - Uh, yeah, well, four and a half years, maybe  KamaAina   Jan-08-10 01:50 PM   #17 
     - The Brits seem welcoming to the surveillance systems and heavy police presence  Don Caballero   Jan-08-10 01:51 PM   #18 
        - UK police dont exactly like protesters  rcrush   Jan-08-10 01:54 PM   #20 
        - They were ok with monarchy rule too. nt  Lex   Jan-08-10 01:55 PM   #21 
     - This would be OK with you?  rurallib   Jan-08-10 02:32 PM   #35 
        - President Obama would bring much better oversight than the Shrub  Don Caballero   Jan-08-10 02:38 PM   #38 
           - Not the point.  Raineyb   Jan-08-10 03:06 PM   #43 
  - *shrug* in 5 years there will be sunglasses with these scanners installed  Recursion   Jan-08-10 01:41 PM   #11 
     - I used to see them advertised on the back of comic books in the '50s  rurallib   Jan-08-10 02:29 PM   #34 
  - The pat down is already an alternative to the body scanner  rcrush   Jan-08-10 01:38 PM   #6 
  - See  tabatha   Jan-08-10 01:38 PM   #7 
  - What will a full body scanner find that  tekisui   Jan-08-10 01:43 PM   #12 
  - Thought experiment: what if I owned one of these scanners?  Recursion   Jan-08-10 01:48 PM   #15 
  - follow the money as well  SargeUNN   Jan-08-10 01:50 PM   #16 
  - Was the panty bomber allowed to board without correct paperwork?  Lex   Jan-08-10 01:53 PM   #19 
  - People are worked up about at least these things  Gormy Cuss   Jan-08-10 01:56 PM   #22 
  - It makes me not want to fly anymore  rcrush   Jan-08-10 01:57 PM   #23 
  - I don't fly anymore if ground travel would take less than a day.  Gormy Cuss   Jan-08-10 02:20 PM   #30 
  - The bad investment argument I agree with, but there are much worse investments being made  Recursion   Jan-08-10 02:01 PM   #24 
     - But why AREN'T we spending it on emulating El Al?  Gormy Cuss   Jan-08-10 02:11 PM   #26 
        - Why are we spending so much on vaccines for Africa when clean water would save more lives?  Recursion   Jan-08-10 02:14 PM   #28 
  - How are they "pretty damn good"?  DireStrike   Jan-08-10 02:02 PM   #25 
  - Why not just use sniffer dogs?  Myrina   Jan-08-10 02:12 PM   #27 
  - butt sniffers  HughMoran   Jan-08-10 02:25 PM   #33 
  - exactly  guitar man   Jan-08-10 02:49 PM   #40 
  - Maybe we should have these and then go through a body cavity search.  thereismore   Jan-08-10 02:18 PM   #29 
  - I don't get your point  Recursion   Jan-08-10 02:24 PM   #32 
     - The point is, after we install the scanners, they will use body cavities to hide stuff.  thereismore   Jan-09-10 03:53 PM   #47 
  - Your invitation to the disintegration machines is in the mail  HughMoran   Jan-08-10 02:24 PM   #31 
  - People are getting worked up because they DON'T detect the explosives  Raineyb   Jan-08-10 02:34 PM   #36 
  - * Insert Benjamin Franklin quote here*  AzDar   Jan-08-10 02:38 PM   #37 
  - when these were first talked about, everyone said no way. wont happen. against law  seabeyond   Jan-08-10 02:51 PM   #41 
  - You summed it up quite nicely seabeyond  Michigan-Arizona   Jan-09-10 12:00 AM   #45 
  - They really don't bother me  Nye Bevan   Jan-08-10 02:55 PM   #42 
  - Right, because no one can tell I'm fat as long as I have  iris27   Jan-09-10 04:25 PM   #49 
  - The former Homeland Security Chief (Skeletor) has millions invested in this ...  ShortnFiery   Jan-08-10 03:08 PM   #44 
  - Let us know when they measure your penis with it  Nikki Stone1   Jan-09-10 12:58 AM   #46 
  - For the life of me  NoPasaran   Jan-09-10 04:25 PM   #48 
  - It's an invasion of privacy.  LisaL   Jan-09-10 04:30 PM   #51 
  - People are so (#*$ing worked up because it's yet one more hassle and  iris27   Jan-09-10 04:34 PM   #52 

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