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blackspade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-24-10 02:22 PM
Response to Reply #50
100. Same with flight attendants
One step to the door and presto!
Hell, a passanger could do that!
This is all theater.
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  -When One Person Takes a Stand Amazing Things Can Happen sabrina 1  Nov-23-10 08:36 PM   #0 
  - K&R. Excellent, excellent post! nt  woo me with science   Nov-23-10 08:37 PM   #1 
  - Bobby Kennedy on what one man can do to change the world.  AnArmyVeteran   Nov-23-10 10:58 PM   #32 
     - Beautiful. Thank you. nt  woo me with science   Nov-23-10 11:30 PM   #38 
     - That is beautiful. I had not read that before. Thank you for posting it.  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 01:52 AM   #54 
     - Be sure to read the entire 'Day of Affirmation' speech.  AnArmyVeteran   Nov-24-10 07:55 AM   #65 
        - I will, thank you. I will definitely do that.  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 06:41 PM   #110 
     - Gave me goosebumps...  BrklynLiberal   Nov-24-10 11:20 AM   #73 
  - He was the match that ignited the fire storm  liberal N proud   Nov-23-10 08:38 PM   #2 
  - And I should have included a little information on the female  sabrina 1   Nov-23-10 08:52 PM   #6 
  - K&R from one on The Left n/t  Tansy_Gold   Nov-23-10 08:42 PM   #3 
  - Outstanding post!  Tatiana   Nov-23-10 08:42 PM   #4 
  - You know what catches my eye:  ProSense   Nov-23-10 08:44 PM   #5 
  - Your point being what?  LisaL   Nov-23-10 08:54 PM   #7 
     - Is the  ProSense   Nov-23-10 08:57 PM   #8 
     - I saw a video of a little kid getting the enhanced pat-down  Quantess   Nov-23-10 10:57 PM   #31 
     - I didn't even bother. I give you credit for trying though.  sabrina 1   Nov-23-10 09:00 PM   #9 
        - "Sometimes I wonder what happened to the 'left' over the past few years."  ProSense   Nov-23-10 09:01 PM   #10 
        - So let's see, you read the post searching for something  sabrina 1   Nov-23-10 09:11 PM   #14 
        - BINGO!!!  Swamp Rat   Nov-23-10 09:31 PM   #20 
        - Lol, perfect, Swamp Rat! n/t  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 04:22 AM   #59 
        - "you could use to distract from the issue of civil rights."  ProSense   Nov-23-10 09:33 PM   #22 
           - Yes, TSA did address the issue last week, yet, Pistole on Saturday  sabrina 1   Nov-23-10 10:08 PM   #26 
              - Was it addressed? It's posted in the OP.  ProSense   Nov-23-10 10:17 PM   #29 
                 - I'll try again. Did anyone know they had addressed the issue?  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 01:31 AM   #52 
                    - You're throwing BB's at a brick wall.  Dr.Phool   Nov-24-10 09:04 AM   #66 
                       - Yes, it looks that way. Sad I would really like to know  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 03:50 PM   #103 
        - Yes, some of us care about facts, but you care only about whatever might hurt Obama  CreekDog   Nov-24-10 07:01 AM   #62 
        - Which fundamental point of the story/OP changed  LanternWaste   Nov-24-10 01:51 PM   #96 
           - Thank you, I have responded to the commenter several times explaining  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 04:09 PM   #104 
        - It all becomes acceptable here when a D endorses it no matter how fascist...sadly  Dragonfli   Nov-23-10 09:19 PM   #16 
        - Does "D"  ProSense   Nov-23-10 09:27 PM   #17 
        - Dragonfli!!  Swamp Rat   Nov-23-10 09:32 PM   #21 
        - Yes, that is true I've noticed. I never thought the left  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 12:35 AM   #46 
        - rather, I think it's trollers.  Alameda   Nov-24-10 12:03 PM   #80 
  - Touch my Junk, and I'll have U ARRESTED - props to the iPhone as well that recorded the encounter  ShamelessHussy   Nov-23-10 09:04 PM   #11 
  - Yes, that was definitely another example of someone standing up.  sabrina 1   Nov-23-10 09:08 PM   #12 
  - Thank you for highlighting those remarkable americans who stood up  ShamelessHussy   Nov-23-10 09:18 PM   #15 
     - Edmund Burke had it right  customerserviceguy   Nov-23-10 09:31 PM   #19 
     - I have his complete works. I really have to just sit down and read them.  Hardrada   Nov-23-10 11:21 PM   #35 
     - How true that is.  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 12:13 AM   #44 
     - Sweet quote!  blackspade   Nov-24-10 01:59 PM   #97 
     - too few recognize and practice that knowledge.  Alameda   Nov-24-10 12:07 PM   #81 
     - You're welcome.  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 12:51 AM   #49 
  - Please read this before you want to hand out the kudos:  Ikonoklast   Nov-24-10 12:49 PM   #90 
     - I am well aware that we now have hypocrites on the left who  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 01:06 PM   #92 
     - Right on!  blackspade   Nov-24-10 02:07 PM   #98 
        - Exactly, and point out to them they are responsible for what they  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 03:12 PM   #101 
     - nothing wrong with highlighting the evils in the system  ShamelessHussy   Nov-25-10 11:41 AM   #127 
  - Thanks for posting  somone   Nov-23-10 09:09 PM   #13 
  - Thanks for this post  customerserviceguy   Nov-23-10 09:28 PM   #18 
  - Good for you. I always appreciate your thoughtful posts even  sabrina 1   Nov-23-10 10:10 PM   #27 
     - We agree on far more than we disagree  customerserviceguy   Nov-24-10 06:11 PM   #108 
        - Mmm, that does sound like a good idea. A trusted traveler's program.  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 08:29 PM   #113 
           - Yeah, you start the ball rolling by financing it off business/wealthy people  customerserviceguy   Nov-24-10 09:27 PM   #118 
              - You found a way to make freedom profitable. It might work!  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 10:03 PM   #119 
  - Look at that picture. Why do you think people are required to hold their arms out like that?  Matariki   Nov-23-10 09:37 PM   #23 
  - It is creepy. 'dominance and submission'  sabrina 1   Nov-23-10 10:51 PM   #30 
     - And the footsoldiers actually doing the "evil things" are generally...  TheMadMonk   Nov-24-10 02:13 AM   #55 
        - I for one  blackspade   Nov-24-10 02:16 PM   #99 
        - I have read about those experiments and they are truly  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 06:45 PM   #111 
           - Probably not. How do you ethically study the process of stripping away...  TheMadMonk   Nov-24-10 08:59 PM   #117 
              - I agree with you to some extent. But if this is true, then  sabrina 1   Nov-25-10 02:00 AM   #122 
                 - Extremely hypocritical. Something I have said before in the past.  TheMadMonk   Nov-25-10 08:40 AM   #125 
                    - Yes, I agree that most people will not risk their lives or their families  sabrina 1   Nov-25-10 09:57 PM   #131 
  - K&R I wonder how this is going to affect tourism? It's put me off flying to the States for a visit  Turborama   Nov-23-10 09:43 PM   #24 
  - It would put me off going to any country that treated people  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 12:21 AM   #45 
     - Shit! Do you know if he brought that CEO with him to Indonesia?  Turborama   Nov-24-10 02:33 AM   #56 
        - Hi Turborama, I don't think so. According to what I've read  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 02:58 AM   #57 
  - Thanks for a well constructed and informative OP  HCE SuiGeneris   Nov-23-10 09:57 PM   #25 
  - Great post -- back tomorrow to read more of it --  defendandprotect   Nov-23-10 10:17 PM   #28 
  - and you can still say no and choose not to fly  monktonman   Nov-23-10 11:07 PM   #33 
  - Hope you got $11k available on the old charge card if you try to walk out.  Pholus   Nov-23-10 11:21 PM   #34 
     - so you can see where Im going with this  monktonman   Nov-23-10 11:26 PM   #36 
     - And in terms of discretionary travel, I won't. Jobs are hard to come by though and so...  Pholus   Nov-23-10 11:28 PM   #37 
     - fly for work???  monktonman   Nov-23-10 11:30 PM   #39 
        - "There's a nasty troll here with a bloody axe,"  Pholus   Nov-23-10 11:37 PM   #40 
           - To disagree is not to troll  monktonman   Nov-24-10 11:09 AM   #72 
              - Who is calling a name? I was asking about Zork. "You're in a maze of twisty passages..."  Pholus   Nov-24-10 11:52 AM   #75 
     - I agree people should not fly until this insanity stops, but  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 12:40 AM   #48 
     - I don't think they are going to follow through with that threat.  sabrina 1   Nov-23-10 11:52 PM   #41 
        - Probably. I think it is the bluster implicit in the threat that annoys me.  Pholus   Nov-23-10 11:54 PM   #42 
           - Yes, and you know they would do it if they could, that is also  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 12:36 AM   #47 
  - Did they get smart and realise a pilot doesn't need a weapon to bring down a plane? n/t  Mimosa   Nov-23-10 11:57 PM   #43 
  - Lol, that is too funny, Mimosa. You would think someone  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 01:01 AM   #50 
     - There's already an example of that. Egypt Air #990, Oct 31, 1999.  Dr.Phool   Nov-24-10 09:16 AM   #68 
     - Same with flight attendants  blackspade   Nov-24-10 02:22 PM   #100 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   Nov-24-10 01:12 AM   #51 
  - Yes, Keith painted this as the right wingers suddenly being outraged  tavalon   Nov-24-10 01:46 AM   #53 
  - I notice most of GE MSNBC is taking a soft approach on 4th Am. rights.  glowing   Nov-24-10 06:19 AM   #61 
     - GE makes a competing product (IonTrack), but Chertoff was a better lobbyist.  Pholus   Nov-24-10 11:56 AM   #78 
  - Truly inspiring.  avaistheone1   Nov-24-10 03:01 AM   #58 
  - Rep John Mica and his wife: ethics?  flpab   Nov-24-10 06:15 AM   #60 
  - and don't forget Kerry! I was really disgusted on learning that.  Alameda   Nov-24-10 12:20 PM   #86 
  - I really hope this problem stays in the front of the  burnsei sensei   Nov-24-10 07:33 AM   #63 
  - You are correct  liberal N proud   Nov-24-10 07:52 AM   #64 
     - To profile, you have to make a few assumptions.  burnsei sensei   Nov-24-10 11:56 AM   #77 
     - Proper training and follow up should solve those issues  liberal N proud   Nov-24-10 12:10 PM   #83 
     - Well, if the answer is to profile groups, the group that should be profiled is MEN!  MsPithy   Nov-24-10 11:58 AM   #79 
        - Racial or ethnic profiling is completely the wrong solution  liberal N proud   Nov-24-10 12:15 PM   #85 
           - I was hoping to make the "Ethnic and racial profiling," people see how stupid that idea is.  MsPithy   Nov-24-10 12:46 PM   #89 
              - Couldn't have said it better  liberal N proud   Nov-24-10 12:56 PM   #91 
              - Make it profitable, and they will do it. Since this is all about  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 01:21 PM   #94 
                 - The conventional wisdom used to be  burnsei sensei   Nov-24-10 04:20 PM   #106 
  - TSA patdowns  manny70   Nov-24-10 09:15 AM   #67 
  - Check this out in GD. It's hilarious and two years old.  Dr.Phool   Nov-24-10 09:28 AM   #69 
  - Thanks. It looks hilarious. You should  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 08:33 PM   #114 
  - Great post. The pat-downs are punitive. "Submit or be humiliated."  DirkGently   Nov-24-10 10:20 AM   #70 
  - Security Theater or Security  2Design   Nov-24-10 10:46 AM   #71 
  - Disgusting! There is something truly disturbing about all of this.  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 11:53 AM   #76 
  - Indeed, very disturbing  DemReadingDU   Nov-25-10 06:49 AM   #124 
  - A further attempt to diminish our self esteem so we will roll over and walk into ovens per their  earcandle   Nov-24-10 01:16 PM   #93 
  - I will not risk skin cancer nor public molestation for the security industry. I am staying put.  earcandle   Nov-24-10 11:32 AM   #74 
  - ....plus the money you spend on treatment!  Alameda   Nov-24-10 12:09 PM   #82 
  - But everyone doesn't know that about Chertoff, now.  Kalyke   Nov-24-10 12:12 PM   #84 
  - Glad you brought up how they tried in 2004  suffragette   Nov-24-10 12:21 PM   #87 
  - Thank you, yes. It didn't compromise anything.  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 08:44 PM   #115 
     - I might just do that  suffragette   Nov-24-10 11:00 PM   #120 
        - Send me a PM if you do so I don't miss it.  sabrina 1   Nov-25-10 12:16 AM   #121 
           - I shall do that  suffragette   Nov-25-10 10:50 AM   #126 
  - he looks so damned ghoulish!  Alameda   Nov-24-10 12:21 PM   #88 
  - The power of one does exist. I made this point ot another defender of this  Greyhound   Nov-24-10 01:40 PM   #95 
  - Get ready for Democrats to be on board for these machines now.  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 05:02 PM   #107 
  - OMG , all this time I thought "Rapeiscan" was a derogatory term  Capn Sunshine   Nov-24-10 03:39 PM   #102 
  - Lol, yes, I first thought it was  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 04:12 PM   #105 
  - just got back from China some weeks ago  Duppers   Nov-24-10 06:13 PM   #109 
  - Well, it isn't so much about the groping or even the rudeness  sabrina 1   Nov-24-10 07:37 PM   #112 
     - got ya - TSA - Take Sanity Away video  Duppers   Nov-24-10 08:53 PM   #116 
  - DUers getting caught up in Teapublican manufactured outrage  txlibdem   Nov-25-10 06:34 AM   #123 
  - So back in 2004 when Democrats began their opposition to these  sabrina 1   Nov-25-10 01:34 PM   #128 
  - Kiwi refuses 'naked' body scan  micraphone   Nov-25-10 02:46 PM   #129 
     - N.Zealand has banned these scanners? Good for them!  sabrina 1   Nov-25-10 03:55 PM   #130 
 

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