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66. This is illegal as hell! One more step toward an Orwellian/V for Vendetta society!
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  -'Feds radiating Americans'? Mobile X-ray vans hit US streets kpete  Sep-30-10 08:51 AM   #0 
  - Um, holy shit. nt  BlueIris   Sep-30-10 08:53 AM   #1 
  - Wouldn't you love to be the bloke driving those vans?  jobycom   Sep-30-10 08:57 AM   #2 
  - In terms of radiation safety...  caraher   Sep-30-10 09:13 AM   #13 
     - This doesn't sound like your average X-Ray machine, though.  jobycom   Sep-30-10 10:04 AM   #25 
     - Not a transmission x-ray, which uses a "bright" point source make...  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 11:08 AM   #36 
        - You are correct. I provided training on one of the brand of these trucks  ladywnch   Sep-30-10 11:27 AM   #41 
        - If they are in no danger why should they NEVER be in the vehicles?  Nostradammit   Sep-30-10 05:53 PM   #76 
           - for the same reason they put a leather apron on you when you get a dental xray  ladywnch   Sep-30-10 06:37 PM   #80 
        - You are correct. I provided training on one of the brand of these trucks  ladywnch   Sep-30-10 11:28 AM   #42 
        - Thanks for the info.  jobycom   Sep-30-10 11:55 AM   #45 
        - Don't buy into those numbers, you CAN get SKIN CANCER etc. from backscatter  flamingdem   Sep-30-10 02:18 PM   #63 
     - Then why do they make me exit my commercial vehicle when they do this at border crossings?  Ikonoklast   Sep-30-10 11:19 AM   #40 
        - Same reason IPod Shuffles came with a warning not to eat them, or  jobycom   Sep-30-10 11:59 AM   #46 
        - They're looking for drugs, money and weapons, too?  Ikonoklast   Sep-30-10 12:02 PM   #48 
           - I think more like it is that the person trying to eat the IPod or figure out toilet paper  jobycom   Sep-30-10 12:03 PM   #49 
              - Like I said, Jobs is the Antichrist.  Ikonoklast   Sep-30-10 12:08 PM   #50 
        - why do they put seatbelts in cars?  Confusious   Sep-30-10 06:30 PM   #77 
  - creepy... nt  CBR   Sep-30-10 08:58 AM   #3 
  - Swell.  City Lights   Sep-30-10 09:00 AM   #4 
  - Freaky dupe.  City Lights   Sep-30-10 09:00 AM   #5 
  - It sounds like your computer's been irradiated, too!  Buns_of_Fire   Sep-30-10 11:00 AM   #33 
     - LOL! nt  City Lights   Sep-30-10 12:13 PM   #51 
  - You see the faint outline of the driver in that photo? How much radiation is he absorbing?  ThomWV   Sep-30-10 09:00 AM   #6 
  - A LOT  notesdev   Sep-30-10 09:04 AM   #8 
  - Source please?  caraher   Sep-30-10 09:12 AM   #12 
     - Look at that picture  notesdev   Sep-30-10 09:44 AM   #19 
        - I think it has more to do with the size of the detector array.  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 11:16 AM   #39 
        - These are not transmission images  caraher   Sep-30-10 02:48 PM   #64 
  - Much, much less than I absorbed working...  LanternWaste   Sep-30-10 11:12 AM   #38 
  - So, I guess all those pregnant women in their first trimesters  BlueIris   Sep-30-10 09:01 AM   #7 
  - Think of the bright side  notesdev   Sep-30-10 09:05 AM   #10 
  - Two mouths to feed? In THIS economy?  Hassin Bin Sober   Sep-30-10 10:29 PM   #88 
  - Well maybe those people shouldn't go outside at all  Confusious   Sep-30-10 06:34 PM   #78 
  - I don't see how that really helps anything.  burnsei sensei   Sep-30-10 09:04 AM   #9 
  - Good point.  BlueIris   Sep-30-10 09:17 AM   #14 
  - Agreed. And the excess random data all this scattershot surveillance makes matters much worse. nt  glitch   Sep-30-10 09:18 AM   #16 
  - In regards to the American People; it isn't intended to help them.  Uncle Joe   Sep-30-10 10:50 AM   #31 
  - This is an excellent post.  CrispyQ   Sep-30-10 05:24 PM   #72 
  - As's the technology stupid?  wuvuj   Oct-01-10 07:03 AM   #99 
  - Depends on how it is used.  jobycom   Sep-30-10 12:39 PM   #56 
  - terrorism my ass, they want drugs  reggie the dog   Sep-30-10 09:11 AM   #11 
  - They are going to use this to troll for drugs and weapons  ThomCat   Sep-30-10 09:17 AM   #15 
  - Yup, anti-terror is the least of this thing's uses  caraher   Sep-30-10 09:26 AM   #17 
     - However, as a matter of fact, thanks to the PATRIOT act these things can be used with impunity...  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 12:26 PM   #54 
        - nice post. nt  txaslftist   Sep-30-10 03:21 PM   #67 
  - Exactly.  krabigirl   Sep-30-10 10:48 AM   #29 
  - Is there *anyone* in this administration who thinks this is a bad idea?  Newsjock   Sep-30-10 09:37 AM   #18 
  - Probably not. Nt  krabigirl   Sep-30-10 10:49 AM   #30 
  - no to this - radiation accumulates in a body  ensho   Sep-30-10 09:45 AM   #20 
  - Radiation DAMAGE accumulates to a degree.  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 12:35 PM   #55 
  - bullshit. nt  Confusious   Sep-30-10 06:35 PM   #79 
  - "a terror-spooked country"  marmar   Sep-30-10 09:47 AM   #21 
  - I think they meant to say "a country terrorized by spooks"  kenny blankenship   Sep-30-10 09:52 AM   #22 
  - So, how soon before we start seeing these at those random checkpoint stops  MadHound   Sep-30-10 09:55 AM   #23 
  - Taking protective measures will just be counted as prima facie evidence of your guilt  kenny blankenship   Sep-30-10 10:00 AM   #24 
  - Perhaps, but it would make for one hell of a good court case,  MadHound   Sep-30-10 10:11 AM   #26 
     - Your home is safe. The case has already been tested with respect to...  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 01:20 PM   #58 
        - Ya think?  txaslftist   Sep-30-10 03:22 PM   #68 
           - ...and shooting your dog. --nt  CrispyQ   Sep-30-10 05:31 PM   #74 
           - I think that if a few more people here practiced basic reading comprehension...  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 09:56 PM   #84 
  - People who aren't doing anything wrong...  CoffeeCat   Sep-30-10 11:44 PM   #91 
  - Car Wars?  Iterate   Sep-30-10 10:18 AM   #27 
  - Complete and utter creepiness. Nt  krabigirl   Sep-30-10 10:48 AM   #28 
  - it's funny how the authoritarian meetheads who claim to love the country and constitution  fascisthunter   Sep-30-10 10:52 AM   #32 
  - More of the change you can believe in.  Individualist   Sep-30-10 11:03 AM   #34 
  - Will police always target cars rather than profiling men walking down the street?  ProgressiveEconomist   Sep-30-10 11:07 AM   #35 
  - The flip side of that is that with sophisticated automated remote scanning, there is no need...  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 02:05 PM   #59 
     - Huh?! "targeted only at persons carrying weapons?" You mean EVERYONE will be irradiated  ProgressiveEconomist   Sep-30-10 02:09 PM   #60 
     - The device in question here straddles a vehicular target.  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 10:02 PM   #85 
     - Like smart-bombs! No chance that new, "more precise" technology could lead to abuses  kenny blankenship   Sep-30-10 02:14 PM   #61 
  - How many millions of cars would need to be x-rayed all the time?  lunatica   Sep-30-10 11:10 AM   #37 
  - The march of technology and regulation will solve this problem soon enough  kenny blankenship   Sep-30-10 11:39 AM   #44 
     - And who gets to monitor all those x-rays?  lunatica   Sep-30-10 01:19 PM   #57 
  - Government for the Chicken Littles, by the Chicken Littles.  flvegan   Sep-30-10 11:30 AM   #43 
  - The assurances of safety of this machine are one thing,  felix_numinous   Sep-30-10 12:00 PM   #47 
  - Isn't backscatter technology the same as the body imaging  suffragette   Sep-30-10 12:22 PM   #52 
  - Land of the free, home of the brave. LOL  rubberducky   Sep-30-10 12:23 PM   #53 
  - The danger is that ANY IONIZING RADIATION will cause CANCER esp. in KIDS  flamingdem   Sep-30-10 02:17 PM   #62 
  - I hope you're organizing to keep kids off airplanes then  caraher   Sep-30-10 02:53 PM   #65 
  - Cumulative.  WinkyDink   Sep-30-10 05:26 PM   #73 
  - Read up on unreliable calibrations that can give you a 100 times dose  flamingdem   Sep-30-10 05:42 PM   #75 
     - This is a different device from the medical x-rays  caraher   Sep-30-10 09:25 PM   #83 
  - bullshit.  Confusious   Sep-30-10 06:41 PM   #81 
  - This is illegal as hell! One more step toward an Orwellian/V for Vendetta society!  earth mom   Sep-30-10 03:15 PM   #66 
  - So this means the drug cartels will invest in Geiger Counters.  Arctic Dave   Sep-30-10 04:58 PM   #69 
  - If it can go through a TRUCK... what will it do if you are Pregnant?  Techn0Girl   Sep-30-10 05:00 PM   #70 
  - Not a bloody thing. Read back a few posts.  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 10:11 PM   #86 
     - Why does you post leave me feeling even less comfortable than before?  Techn0Girl   Sep-30-10 10:49 PM   #90 
        - Um perhaps because your education on the subject has been one sided.  TheMadMonk   Oct-01-10 02:05 AM   #92 
           - Yes Anonymous Internet Poster who posts at 1 in the morning - you Have convinced me ....  Techn0Girl   Oct-01-10 03:05 AM   #93 
              - No I wouldn't, because Corexit is at least as toxic as we think it is.  TheMadMonk   Oct-01-10 04:08 AM   #97 
                 - Thank you again Ananymous Internet Poster..Next to're the smartest thing on the web!  Techn0Girl   Oct-01-10 04:10 AM   #98 
                    - Good girl. Never let anything as inconvenient as a fact get in they way...  TheMadMonk   Oct-01-10 11:37 AM   #100 
  - I am gobsmacked at THIS "DEMOCRATIC" ADMINISTRATION. Did Obama's private school not teach "1984"?  WinkyDink   Sep-30-10 05:23 PM   #71 
  - Some see that book as a dire warning ... others as process.  Techn0Girl   Oct-01-10 03:06 AM   #94 
  - Freak Show  GeorgeGist   Sep-30-10 09:15 PM   #82 
  - And now for the piece de resistance.  TheMadMonk   Sep-30-10 10:22 PM   #87 
  - oh well...if someone is gonna be looking into my car  orleans   Sep-30-10 10:37 PM   #89 
  - .  RandomThoughts   Oct-01-10 03:10 AM   #95 
  - Yes, but just think how many cars they'll be able to find the WEED hidden in the GLOVE COMPARTMENT!  Warren DeMontague   Oct-01-10 03:56 AM   #96 
  - Kick 1  dbt   Oct-01-10 07:49 PM   #101 
  - !  dbt   Oct-01-10 07:56 PM   #102 
  - American Science & Engineering management page  bobthedrummer   Oct-05-10 07:42 PM   #103 

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