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newspeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-17-09 12:48 PM
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208. Some people forget that we actually had security BEFORE 9/11
I used to take my silver jewelry with me in a satchel, and it always set off the alarms, so they would check my bags. But, after 9/11, remember there was a debate about making security government or hiring private security companies? Well, privatizing won, again. Remember how many non-violent people made it on their "hit" list? Quakers, for God's sake. Then there was Al Gore searched twice, (our real president), no respect. Ted Kennedy made it on the hit list, but the * administration wouldn't tell us how they made their list.

After 9/11, my friend who lives in Texas (blond hair, blue eyes), had scheduled a trip to South America. The security at the airport was totally ignorant. Asking her questions like "are you a muslim?" "Ya'll know any muslims?" Here's a woman who has a very Texan accent and he's asking shite questions. I mean he should have been asking those questions to the * family, since they know plenty of "muslims."

I live near Vegas and I really have had no problems with TSA, however. They've always been friendly to me. Of course, we live in a tourist town. However, when I went to New York (upper state), coming back (I was so sick), they pulled me aside for one of those private checks (I only carry my purse, so as to make it easier). Anyway, all I wanted to do is go home, cause I was really in lala land. I asked them, why they picked me? The woman at the United Airlines desk called them for the search. That woman knew I was sick, she knew my daughter was in the military, and since my flight was canceled, I had to find an alternate flight, which she made. I wasn't angry at her, I just told her I just want to go home, so find me a flight. Well, anyhow, I no longer fly United. They've lost a customer.
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