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Do Not Mock Your Co-Worker's Tiny P_n_s While Testing Full-Body Scanners
The consumerist ^ | May 7, 2010 | Laura Northrup

Posted on 05/07/2010 9:27:42 AM PDT by KeyLargo

Do Not Mock Your Co-Worker's Tiny Penis While Testing Full-Body Scanners

By Laura Northrup on May 7, 2010 11:10 AM

If you've been wondering how much of your body airport full-body scanners actually do reveal, a recent TSA training session in Miami shows the answer: enough for your co-workers to mock the size of your genitals. The target of the mockery eventually found it unbearable, and police say that he "could not take the jokes anymore and lost his mind," attacking one of his colleagues in the parking lot. He was arrested for aggravated battery.

From the police report:

"The investigation revealed that the [suspect] was upset after a training with "Whole Body Image" machine. The X-Ray revealed [the suspect] has a small penis and co-workers made fun of him on a daily basis. [He] stated he could not take the jokes anymore and lost his mind. ”


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KEYWORDS: body; scan; tsa; xray
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Police report:

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/years/2010/0506101tsa2.html

1 posted on 05/07/2010 9:27:43 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

I wonder who had the biggest baton?


2 posted on 05/07/2010 9:28:30 AM PDT by jessduntno (I am not a racist. You're just saying that because I'm white.)
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To: KeyLargo

Ponys?


3 posted on 05/07/2010 9:28:31 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: KeyLargo

I’m a grower, not a shower.


4 posted on 05/07/2010 9:29:00 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (I'll just say the 2nd amendment to the Constitution is there for a reason!)
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To: KeyLargo

Does the size matter when it is not erect? I am just sayin.


5 posted on 05/07/2010 9:29:26 AM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: KeyLargo

Those scanners are stupid. There is no reason for those things to show peoples’ bodies.


6 posted on 05/07/2010 9:31:46 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com << Get your science fiction and fiction test marketed)
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To: KeyLargo

This is why I will never fly. My son will not go through those machines. That’s kiddy porn.


7 posted on 05/07/2010 9:33:05 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Boardwalk

I used to work in a VA hospital, and I can tell you that the unerect size has NOTHING to do with what it looks like later. Some guys just retract like cat claws. This is probably a good thing for the survival of the species.

On the other hand, there are guys who really don’t have anything going on no matter what.


8 posted on 05/07/2010 9:33:27 AM PDT by ottbmare (I could agree wth you, but then we'd both be wrong.)
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To: Boardwalk

"Does the size matter when it is not erect? I am just sayin."

9 posted on 05/07/2010 9:33:35 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Boardwalk
Does the size matter when it is not erect? I am just sayin.

Well, if you are a terrorist packing a penis bomb...

I guess we need Barny Frank to check hung scanner pics for reality...

10 posted on 05/07/2010 9:33:37 AM PDT by LRS (Just contracts; just laws; just a constitution...)
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To: KeyLargo

11 posted on 05/07/2010 9:34:09 AM PDT by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: goodwithagun

I suppose I should state that I’m a female so my fear of those machines has nothing to do with size. My fear is that there are going to be perverts trying to get these jobs. Also, body scanners are not the way to fix the problem.


12 posted on 05/07/2010 9:34:47 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: KeyLargo

Personally, BOTH of them need to be fired. The supervisor should have been more professional, and the guy who had to put up his monster truck/Corvette to bail himself out, well...


13 posted on 05/07/2010 9:35:08 AM PDT by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: KeyLargo

“I was in the pool!”


14 posted on 05/07/2010 9:36:07 AM PDT by Wolfie
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To: KeyLargo
police say that he "could not take the jokes anymore and lost his mind,"

TSA: The new Post Office.

15 posted on 05/07/2010 9:36:13 AM PDT by Poison Pill
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To: KeyLargo
""The investigation revealed that the [suspect] was upset after a training with "Whole Body Image" machine. The X-Ray revealed [the suspect] has a small penis and co-workers made fun of him on a daily basis. [He] stated he could not take the jokes anymore and lost his mind."

When job training includes revealing the size of a man's penis it's a true sign of just how sick our society has become. This guy ought to file a law suit against the government for forcing him to endure this gross intrusion into his privacy, and for being forced to endure daily ridicule by fellow gummint workers. What's wrong with using a manaquin or other substitute for this X-ray training? Somebody needs to pay and pay dearly for this disgusting turn of events.

16 posted on 05/07/2010 9:36:30 AM PDT by jiminycricket000
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To: KeyLargo
spinal tap Pictures, Images and Photos
17 posted on 05/07/2010 9:37:24 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: jessduntno
I wonder who had the biggest baton?

Rosie

18 posted on 05/07/2010 9:37:44 AM PDT by TheCipher
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To: Wolfie

THE WATER WAS COLD!!!! :D


19 posted on 05/07/2010 9:38:40 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Just leave this long-haired conservative alone.)
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To: KeyLargo

Then there’s SHRINKAGE ....!!


20 posted on 05/07/2010 9:38:42 AM PDT by Tommygun99 (Liberalism is a mental disorder.)
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To: KeyLargo

Quartermaster Clerk: [Returns Austin's personal effects after the reanimation process] One Swedish-made penis enlarger pump.
Austin: [To Vanessa, frantically] That's not mine.
Clerk: One credit card receipt for Swedish-made penis enlarger, signed by Austin Powers.
Austin: I'm telling ya baby, that's not mine!
Clerk: [Beginning to get annoyed over the monotony] One warranty card for Swedish-made penis enlarger pump, filled out by Austin Powers.
Austin: I don't even know what this is! This sort of thing ain't my bag, baby!
Clerk: One book, "Swedish-Made Penis Enlarger Pumps and Me: (This Sort of Thing Is My Bag, Baby)", by Austin Powers.
Austin: [Gaping] Ah.
Clerk: Just sign the form.

21 posted on 05/07/2010 9:40:59 AM PDT by anymouse (God didn't write this sitcom we call life, he's just the critic.)
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To: goodwithagun

22 posted on 05/07/2010 9:41:57 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo
NDBF?

(Warning: Outrageous Fortune movie reference, foul language advisory)

23 posted on 05/07/2010 9:45:02 AM PDT by ravingnutter
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To: KeyLargo

If these full body scanners can display detail like that, someone please explain to me why you would want to send your Wife through them, or your 14 year old daughter or son. I don’t care what extra level of security they provide - there is a line of personal privacy we should never cross.


24 posted on 05/07/2010 9:47:41 AM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: TheCipher

AAAARRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

MY EYES...............MY EYES!


25 posted on 05/07/2010 9:48:28 AM PDT by jessduntno (I am not a racist. You're just saying that because I'm white.)
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To: Boardwalk
Maybe the room was real, real cold...

Was his name George??

26 posted on 05/07/2010 9:49:16 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: Snickering Hound

We rock stars are packin’ armadillos in our trousers.


27 posted on 05/07/2010 9:49:58 AM PDT by printhead
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To: OCCASparky

Someone suggested that a harassment suit might be brought
against this guy’s colleagues ... maybe not a bad idea. Might improve the level of professionalism.
Long term, these porn boxes need to go away. This proves that they are more revealing than we are supposed to realize.


28 posted on 05/07/2010 9:50:14 AM PDT by ArmyTeach ( ...speak the truth, right the wrong, follow the King)
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To: NavyCanDo

Is that real or a stick of dynamite??


29 posted on 05/07/2010 9:51:00 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: jessduntno

I have a serious question. How much can these scanners see? For instance, if someone swallows drug balloons or inserts something in a body cavity, will these machines pick them up?


30 posted on 05/07/2010 9:51:19 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: KeyLargo
Small penis guy stands (ahem) to make a fortune, from a “hostile workplace” lawsuit. Then, size won’t matter.
31 posted on 05/07/2010 10:07:26 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Stormdog

Apparently they can’t pick up material inside the body. From the Boston Globe:

http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/editorials/articles/2010/01/10/full_body_scanners_are_a_help_but_no_panacea/


32 posted on 05/07/2010 10:10:12 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (my former tagline "We can, and we will prevail" doesn't fit with the usurper's goals.)
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To: proud American in Canada

“Apparently they can’t pick up material inside the body. From the Boston Globe:”

All of which makes this just as effective as giving granny a cavity search...I hate these stupid bstrds in power.


33 posted on 05/07/2010 10:13:30 AM PDT by jessduntno (I am not a racist. You're just saying that because I'm white.)
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To: jessduntno

I have serious reservations about flying to Chicago to see my father, about subjecting my son and daughter to this.


34 posted on 05/07/2010 10:26:48 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (my former tagline "We can, and we will prevail" doesn't fit with the usurper's goals.)
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To: proud American in Canada

“I have serious reservations about flying to Chicago to see my father, about subjecting my son and daughter to this.”

I put it on a par with going to Mexico...


35 posted on 05/07/2010 10:29:04 AM PDT by jessduntno (I am not a racist. You're just saying that because I'm white.)
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To: KeyLargo

Lemmetellya: If I were on that jury, this guy is NOT GUILTY. If they razzed him once and he asked them to stop, and then they kept it up anyway, they deserved a beat down. Fightin’ words...


36 posted on 05/07/2010 10:33:09 AM PDT by Pharmboy (The Stone Age did not end because they ran out of stones...)
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To: Stormdog
I have a serious question. How much can these scanners see? For instance, if someone swallows drug balloons or inserts something in a body cavity, will these machines pick them up?

No. It does not penetrate beyond the skin.

A bomb slightly larger than a white-out bottle can take out a plane and can easily be hidden, ahem, "under" the skin.

The difficulty of obtaining plastic explosives has prevented more bombings than the scanners ever will. Even so, I suspect these types of bombings have happened far more often than officials are willing to admit.

37 posted on 05/07/2010 10:35:24 AM PDT by varyouga (2 natural disasters, zerO action. Obama doesn't care about white people!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Sign next to the x-ray screen:

“Thou shalt not giggle”


38 posted on 05/07/2010 10:35:31 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The hysteria of Matthewsism and Andersonism has led to a Tea Party Scare that is unAmerican.)
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To: Boardwalk

NO!


39 posted on 05/07/2010 10:39:05 AM PDT by Howie
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To: KeyLargo

Better to have a little weiner than be like obammy and have no weiner, nor balls.


40 posted on 05/07/2010 10:41:07 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (Just say NO to RINOs. (FUBO))
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To: varyouga

Thanks for clearing that up. I had been hearing things such as how it will pick up breast implants, prosthetics and things of that nature.


41 posted on 05/07/2010 10:47:38 AM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: KeyLargo

I’d rather get “scanned” than fall out of the air. Just sayin’.


42 posted on 05/07/2010 10:52:08 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: KeyLargo

Some of us would proudly walk thorugh the scanner any time (if you catch my drift *wink*)


43 posted on 05/07/2010 10:56:27 AM PDT by Mr. K (This administration IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY!)
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To: jiminycricket000

“forcing him to endure this gross intrusion into his privacy”

You have a point. OTOH if government expects the sheeple to endure the identical gross intrusion into privacy, then it seems a bit hypocritical not to permit the same on its employees.

Put a different way: if the government recognized this to be a gross intrusion of privacy and for that reason exempted its employees from the indignity, it effectively has conceded that the sheeple are right to be upset at the use of such intrusive technology.

Conversely, by subjecting its employees to the same procedure, the government is signaling that the technology is no big deal.

Thus while I concur with other posters that using this technology is not necessary or even particularly effective, I’d rather the government be at least consistent in its positions rather than knowingly subjecting the sheeple to a procedure so odious that it exempts its own employees.


44 posted on 05/07/2010 11:11:48 AM PDT by DrC
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To: KeyLargo
TSA Guy: "Uh, Mr. Drill? Here's a coupon for a free drink onboard."

BtD: "Why, thank you, Mr. TSA Guy! To what do I owe the pleasure?"

TSA Guy: "Pity, sir."

45 posted on 05/07/2010 11:18:25 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Mr. K
Some of us would proudly walk thorugh the scanner any time (if you catch my drift *wink*)

AHA! So THATS why the lady TSA agents keep handing me their phone number.....LOL!!!
46 posted on 05/07/2010 11:40:20 AM PDT by copaliscrossing (Progressives are Socialists)
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To: KeyLargo
I have a feeling the Feds have been lying to us about how much these full-body scanners can really see. For instance, in this picture, you can't see the *unit* at all. So, if the mocked guy's unit in the article could really be seen and commented on, it is clear that the Feds are lying to us.
47 posted on 05/07/2010 11:50:00 AM PDT by my_pointy_head_is_sharp
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To: KeyLargo; SortaBichy

I used to know a guy who was hung like a mouse...his wife put it charitably: “It’s not the size of the wand, it’s the magic in it”...


48 posted on 05/07/2010 11:52:36 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: jessduntno

If you really want to hurt your eyes, go check out the Chaz Bono sex change threads...


49 posted on 05/07/2010 11:54:02 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: my_pointy_head_is_sharp
(NSFW. Don't click if you're offended by nudity.):

It's probably more like this, which is disturbing.

50 posted on 05/07/2010 11:55:23 AM PDT by my_pointy_head_is_sharp
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