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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-20-10 03:37 PM
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91. They can see sanitary napkins which believe it or not, some
women do wear.

This is disgusting anyhow, to even be talking about such an invasion of people's dignity, rights and freedoms in the context of it being instituted by our own government. Who are the terrorists again?

It's at the point where I and many others are more afraid of the Government than of the remote chance of dying in a terror attack. This has finally gone way too far and I am very pleased to see that the people are gathering their considerable resources to start ending these abuses.

Is feeling safe from the miniscule risk of dying by terror really worth these abhorrences to some people? It's hard to believe, considering most people are much more in danger of death just by getting into their cars every day.

Goehring was right, instilling irrational fear into the population gives immense power to the state, assuming you have a cowardly enough population to fall for it.
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  -The 7 Creepiest Things About the TSA's "Porno Scanners" Hissyspit  Nov-18-10 09:29 AM   #0 
  - They can't see tampons. They can't see anything internal.  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 09:32 AM   #1 
  - Tampons have a string that would be visible. n/t  myrna minx   Nov-18-10 09:36 AM   #4 
  - "the fuse" in TSA lingo  elehhhhna   Nov-18-10 10:31 AM   #23 
  - Not all of them.  Iris   Nov-18-10 05:12 PM   #66 
     - I can only imagine the FOX news crawl after the first DIVA cup is "discovered".  myrna minx   Nov-18-10 06:06 PM   #70 
        - hee! hee! n/t  Iris   Nov-18-10 06:16 PM   #71 
  - They could certainly see the external tampon  LibDemAlways   Nov-18-10 09:39 AM   #5 
  - I don't know if the resolution is high enough for the string to  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 10:03 AM   #10 
  - The most detailed image that can be found with a google search is  LibDemAlways   Nov-18-10 10:18 AM   #14 
  - Actually, if that's the best resolution, I don't think they could see  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 10:22 AM   #17 
     - No, they are higher res than that. Here's an example (NSFW)  Xithras   Nov-18-10 11:01 AM   #31 
        - That's the same resolution as the other one, and it's still not  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 11:16 AM   #35 
        - So, what you're saying is...  Xithras   Nov-18-10 11:35 AM   #39 
           - No, I'm not saying that. You're saying that. I say exactly what  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 11:44 AM   #46 
              - Sorry, badly placed sarcasm on my part.  Xithras   Nov-18-10 11:57 AM   #52 
                 - Just one point,  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-18-10 04:52 PM   #62 
        - I had not seen one that clear. This is unacceptable and would keep me from flying.  uncommon   Nov-18-10 11:39 AM   #44 
        - Yikes. I'm going to go for the grope.  TwilightGardener   Nov-18-10 02:12 PM   #55 
  - I take it you aren't aware of current fashions in women's underwear.  Gormy Cuss   Nov-18-10 10:38 AM   #28 
  - Ah, well, then I suggest a different style of undies if you're flying.  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 11:35 AM   #40 
     - Actually, most women own only their favorite style of panties.  Gormy Cuss   Nov-18-10 02:38 PM   #57 
     - Thongs are comfortable? Really?  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 02:49 PM   #58 
     - You'd lose that bet, and thongs aren't the only style where there would be this issue.  Gormy Cuss   Nov-18-10 03:17 PM   #59 
     - You'll have to forgive me. The fine points of ladies scanties is  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 03:32 PM   #60 
     - How cute. n/t  Gormy Cuss   Nov-19-10 06:23 PM   #88 
     - I made this point in a far more graphic way  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-18-10 04:56 PM   #63 
     - they check between my pants and body by the way  CreekDog   Nov-19-10 09:40 AM   #83 
     - That's quite an assumption.  Iris   Nov-18-10 05:15 PM   #67 
        - Yah. My wife has a bra she rarely wears except on flights.  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 06:42 PM   #73 
        - You are an n of one.  Gormy Cuss   Nov-18-10 08:09 PM   #74 
           - Nor does your assertion prove that they do  Iris   Nov-19-10 06:26 PM   #89 
              - True, but most of the research with estimates is proprietary  Gormy Cuss   Nov-20-10 01:43 AM   #90 
     - Holy Crap! The lengths to which you will defend this are unbelievable  CreekDog   Nov-19-10 09:37 AM   #82 
     - Women also wear sanitary napkins as some women fear  sabrina 1   Nov-20-10 04:10 PM   #92 
     - Perhaps it's because you're a dude, but I can assure you  nonconformist   Nov-20-10 04:13 PM   #93 
  - Which just goes to show how stupid these things are. If it can't see something because it  uncommon   Nov-18-10 11:37 AM   #42 
  - They can't see a cotton or polyester/cotton string.  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 11:47 AM   #48 
  - Yet.  krispos42   Nov-18-10 09:14 PM   #76 
  - so you don't know? then why were you continually saying that you do?  CreekDog   Nov-19-10 09:34 AM   #81 
  - well when they pull it out and get a handful of blood  northernlights   Nov-18-10 11:31 AM   #37 
  - Mess with people's private parts and you get what you deserve.  LibDemAlways   Nov-18-10 11:38 AM   #43 
  - I think anyone who has that concern might want to  pipi_k   Nov-18-10 11:52 AM   #50 
  - Sanitary napkins are what they can see and those are NOT internal  LynneSin   Nov-18-10 10:04 AM   #11 
  - I didn't say they couldn't see pads. Of course they can. I'm only  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 10:22 AM   #16 
     - I'm angry at this whole TSA fiasco  LynneSin   Nov-18-10 10:26 AM   #19 
     - I don't think it can be seen. Normally, that string is held tightly  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 10:34 AM   #25 
        - So you're willing to give up your rights to board a plane  LynneSin   Nov-18-10 10:37 AM   #27 
        - No. You're consenting to being searched before boarding a  MineralMan   Nov-18-10 11:13 AM   #34 
        - Is it really "consent" if you are facing negative consequences  LisaL   Nov-18-10 05:11 PM   #65 
        - At least half of MM's posts in this thread are about tampons and women's underwear  CreekDog   Nov-19-10 09:45 AM   #86 
        - Um, no I DO NOT have to figure out a way to deal with some asshole sticking their hand in my crotch  northernlights   Nov-19-10 06:27 AM   #80 
        - they feel up every person who's in a wheelchair  CreekDog   Nov-19-10 09:43 AM   #85 
        - Okay, this is way past weird  CreekDog   Nov-19-10 12:29 PM   #87 
        - Again, unless you are wearing underwear that is jammed up your crotch tightly  nonconformist   Nov-21-10 07:08 PM   #97 
     - So what are they going to do to someone wearing a pad or an  LisaL   Nov-18-10 05:17 PM   #68 
     - So what are they going to do to someone wearing a pad or an  LisaL   Nov-18-10 05:17 PM   #69 
     - you are denying making judgements when you just told another to wear different underwear  CreekDog   Nov-19-10 09:42 AM   #84 
  - what about a toy car in your rectum?  yurbud   Nov-18-10 10:10 AM   #12 
  - If this is a reference to some other thread on DU, please *don't* provide a link.  gkhouston   Nov-18-10 10:27 AM   #20 
  - Thank you so much  femrap   Nov-18-10 10:27 AM   #21 
  - that was in one of the Jackass movies  yurbud   Nov-18-10 04:47 PM   #61 
  - nope. nor can is see items stashed under rolls of fat.  elehhhhna   Nov-18-10 10:34 AM   #26 
  - Kinda defeats the whole purpose of the scanners then.  katandmoon   Nov-18-10 09:41 PM   #79 
  - They can see sanitary napkins which believe it or not, some  sabrina 1   Nov-20-10 03:37 PM   #91 
  - They intimidate the populace and keep fear alive. They must do  valerief   Nov-18-10 09:35 AM   #2 
  - I can't believe the airlines aren't fighting this big time...They're sure to lose money. n/t  whathehell   Nov-18-10 10:25 AM   #18 
     - They will be losing money. On another thread someone  LibDemAlways   Nov-18-10 10:32 AM   #24 
        - Yes...That seems increasingly true, unfortunately. n/t  whathehell   Nov-18-10 11:06 AM   #32 
  - The TSA needs to be defunded immediately  NV Whino   Nov-18-10 09:35 AM   #3 
  - Not entirely defunded of course, but completely rethought.  LibDemAlways   Nov-18-10 09:46 AM   #9 
  - The Republicans are deathly  Enthusiast   Nov-18-10 10:15 AM   #13 
  - Exactly.....what are  femrap   Nov-18-10 10:30 AM   #22 
  - FYI TSA is already UNION  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-18-10 04:59 PM   #64 
     - Other threads say it isn't.  WinkyDink   Nov-20-10 04:20 PM   #94 
  - No, completely defunded and shut down.  Xithras   Nov-18-10 11:11 AM   #33 
     - I'd be all for it. It's just that once a huge government bureaucracy  LibDemAlways   Nov-18-10 11:28 AM   #36 
     - And then take down Homeland Security, idiotic boondoggle.  aquart   Nov-18-10 02:19 PM   #56 
  - If only!  valerief   Nov-18-10 02:09 PM   #54 
  - +1 nt  laughingliberal   Nov-18-10 09:29 PM   #77 
  - Maybe...  Rebubula   Nov-18-10 09:39 AM   #6 
  - Not true.  bluetrain   Nov-18-10 09:44 AM   #7 
  - "The cancer part is fallacy as well"... WRONG  hlthe2b   Nov-18-10 10:19 AM   #15 
  - OK. I'm sick of hearing "It won't give you cancer".  DCKit   Nov-18-10 11:00 AM   #30 
     - +1  laughingliberal   Nov-18-10 09:31 PM   #78 
  - They are high tech gadgets for the transfer of taxpayer money to  Bluenorthwest   Nov-18-10 09:45 AM   #8 
  - the TSA are a bunch of awholes  CountAllVotes   Nov-18-10 10:50 AM   #29 
  - I agree wholeheartedly. There are those on this board who  LibDemAlways   Nov-18-10 11:34 AM   #38 
     - these scumbags are poorly trained idiots  CountAllVotes   Nov-18-10 11:46 AM   #47 
        - "these scumbags are poorly trained idiots" Yep. A similar  LibDemAlways   Nov-18-10 11:56 AM   #51 
           - these creeps like the power trip no doubt  CountAllVotes   Nov-18-10 12:32 PM   #53 
           - I think I may have run into that agent as well  LibertyLover   Nov-20-10 06:47 PM   #96 
  - How about No. 8  Toucano   Nov-18-10 11:35 AM   #41 
  - Americans have no say in our own security.  felix_numinous   Nov-18-10 11:42 AM   #45 
  - Yep. When you buy an airline ticket you are assumed to be  LibDemAlways   Nov-18-10 11:48 AM   #49 
  - Who draws that line? When will enough be enough? I see plenty of  TK421   Nov-18-10 06:25 PM   #72 
  - If I am not mistaken Chertoff is getting a bing chunk of that scanner money.  sarcasmo   Nov-18-10 09:02 PM   #75 
  - Follow the money ...  spin   Nov-20-10 05:01 PM   #95 

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