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TSA Creeps Force Cancer Survivor to Expose Prosthetic Breast
Nanny State Liberation Front ^ | November 19, 2010 | NSLF

Posted on 11/19/2010 10:29:38 AM PST by H8LIBERALS

WBTV-3 in Charlotte, N.C., is reporting that a flight attendant who is also a breast cancer survivor was forced by TSA creeps last August to expose her prosthetic breast during one of their so-called pat-downs:

[Cathy Bossi] says two female Charlotte T.S.A. agents took her to a private room and began what she calls an aggressive pat down.  She says they stopped when they got around to feeling her right breast… the one where she'd had surgery.

"She put her full hand on my breast and said, 'What is this?'.  And I said, 'It's my prosthesis because I've had breast cancer.' And she said, 'Well, you'll need to show me that'."

Cathy was asked to show her prosthetic breast, removing it from her bra.

"I did not take the name of the person at the time because it was just so horrific of an experience, I couldn't believe someone had done that to me.  I'm a flight attendant.  I was just trying to get to work ..."

A TSA representative told WBTV that "agents aren't supposed to remove any prosthetics, but are allowed to ask to see and touch any passenger's prosthetic."

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TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Politics; Travel
KEYWORDS: airport; government; security; tsa; tsapervs

1 posted on 11/19/2010 10:29:50 AM PST by H8LIBERALS
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To: H8LIBERALS

The Prez is hiding out in Portugal, hoping not to get TSA all over himself. chuckle


2 posted on 11/19/2010 10:32:56 AM PST by chickadee
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To: H8LIBERALS

Gestapo at airports, coming soon to your local city bus stations.


3 posted on 11/19/2010 10:34:00 AM PST by wastedyears (Being "mad as hell" just won't cut it.)
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To: H8LIBERALS

When transgender passengers are “revealed”, this matter will be put to rest by the ACLU and BLTG happy people.


4 posted on 11/19/2010 10:34:04 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: H8LIBERALS

Unbelievable. The poor woman.


5 posted on 11/19/2010 10:35:57 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: chickadee
When all is said and done with this travesty of justice on a mass scale, many many people should be either imprisoned or executed, and I do not mean the low-level gropers, but those that create policy. They have directly opposed the freedoms our Nation was founded upon.

But hey, this gives me an idea. Can I affix a penile prosthetic to my thigh, just to gross them out?

6 posted on 11/19/2010 10:36:32 AM PST by I Buried My Guns (Novare Res!)
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To: H8LIBERALS
A TSA representative told WBTV that "agents aren't supposed to remove any prosthetics, but are allowed to ask to see and touch any passenger's prosthetic."

Well it's settled then. Prosthetics make the perfect location for hiding explosives.

7 posted on 11/19/2010 10:37:56 AM PST by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: I Buried My Guns

*** Can I affix a penile prosthetic to my thigh, just to gross them out? ***

If you do, don’t be compliant like the flight attendant. Tell them if they want to see it, they’ll have to go in after it.


8 posted on 11/19/2010 10:40:16 AM PST by chickadee
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To: The_Victor

....box of prosthetic breasts incoming from Yemen...


9 posted on 11/19/2010 10:41:18 AM PST by spokeshave (Islamics and Democrats unite to cut off Adam Smith's invisible hand)
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To: H8LIBERALS

Aside from everyone dressing like Osama when they are at the airport, the other way to fight this is to just strip completely naked and make a huge scene. The more “less ideal” people do it the better.


10 posted on 11/19/2010 10:42:02 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: H8LIBERALS

I think the more this stuff goes viral, the less of it we’ll get.


11 posted on 11/19/2010 10:43:38 AM PST by DBrow
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To: H8LIBERALS

TSA = perverts.


12 posted on 11/19/2010 10:44:10 AM PST by Seruzawa (If you agree with the French raise your hand - If you are French raise both hands.)
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To: I Buried My Guns

“Can I affix a penile prosthetic to my thigh, just to gross them out?”

Are you sure they’d be grossed out and not disappointed at the discovery?


13 posted on 11/19/2010 10:45:54 AM PST by cajuncow
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To: H8LIBERALS

Seriously folks, we don’t need to direct our anger at the TSA agents. We need to direct it at the government. That is where all the blame belongs.
Don’t direct anger at the people, who probably don’t like what they have to do, but are doing it because they have to or lose their jobs.


14 posted on 11/19/2010 10:46:40 AM PST by vpintheak (Obama sez I'm an enemy and I will be punished. My Savior has overcome the world.)
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To: Seruzawa

I think that she can sue for a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.


15 posted on 11/19/2010 10:46:44 AM PST by catman67
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To: stuartcr

What if this had happened to your mother/wife/sister/daughter? Is this just another c’est la vie moment for us to be submissives in the United States?


16 posted on 11/19/2010 10:47:48 AM PST by NautiNurse (ObamaCare uses Bernie Madoff theory of economics)
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To: wastedyears

If this Shiite doesn’t end soon, someone in a VERY BAD MOOD is going to clock a TSA Nazi and that will cause a riot in the airport. That’ what it’s going to take to end this abomination. Our rights are already taking abetting. We don’t have to tolerate these violations as well.


17 posted on 11/19/2010 11:00:47 AM PST by NCC-1701 (HEY, NAZI PELOUSY, ON NOVEMBER 2, WE WILL DRAIN THE SWAMP!)
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To: NautiNurse

It would be up to them. I know my wife wouldn’t be upset because she has a prosthetic breast and she thought the look on the TSA lady’s face was both surprise and apologetic.


18 posted on 11/19/2010 11:03:11 AM PST by stuartcr (When politicians politicize issues, aren't they just doing their job?)
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To: NCC-1701

Abetting = a beating


19 posted on 11/19/2010 11:04:30 AM PST by NCC-1701 (HEY, NAZI PELOUSY, ON NOVEMBER 2, WE WILL DRAIN THE SWAMP!)
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To: NCC-1701

When they pat me down . Twice now,They ask What’s THAT.. I say Colostomy pouch .. they never ask to see it .. Mmmm I wonder why!


20 posted on 11/19/2010 11:06:47 AM PST by Milly (An Aggie Grama .)
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To: NCC-1701

National Opt-out day is next Wednesday. THE busiest day of the year for airports.

I thank God me and mine don’t have to fly that day. I’m predicting very ugly scenes in airports accross America.


21 posted on 11/19/2010 11:07:14 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: H8LIBERALS

Unless she is Muslim, there was no rationale for this.


22 posted on 11/19/2010 11:14:40 AM PST by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandwithArizona)
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To: vpintheak

I disagree, in part. The concentration camp guards are also culpable, even though they didn’t dream up the rule.


23 posted on 11/19/2010 11:17:02 AM PST by MortMan (To Obama "Kill them all and let [God] sort them out" is an abortion slogan.)
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To: pnh102

“just strip completely naked and make a huge scene. The more “less ideal” people do it the better”

I could just imagine the start of the “Airport Godiva movement”!


24 posted on 11/19/2010 11:22:43 AM PST by mdmathis6 (True enlightenment occurs when one discovers just how much like God, one is NOT!)
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To: spokeshave

Image how much C4 you could pack into a full length prothesic leg.


25 posted on 11/19/2010 11:39:03 AM PST by The_Victor (If all I want is a warm feeling, I should just wet my pants.)
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To: H8LIBERALS

Another dispicable act by our gov’t.

Many of the Americans assaulted by the TSA must be democrats.

If any good can come of this gov’t crime against The People, it will be that more Americans will desert the DemoRat Party.


26 posted on 11/19/2010 11:40:53 AM PST by TheConservativeParty (President Palin....You Betcha! Liberals should start stocking up on duct tape now.)
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To: H8LIBERALS

The administration has deliberately and willfully decided it will not offend even ONE religion of peace member, but it doesn’t mind at all harassing and embarrassing millions of normal people.


27 posted on 11/19/2010 11:50:33 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: MortMan

What?

“Ve ver just followink orters”, isn’t a rational defense?

I’ll be. I thought those Nuremburg trial documentries were just propaganda.

Dang, I’ll have to stop listening to my Dog.

The NappyOne


28 posted on 11/19/2010 12:05:45 PM PST by NappyOne
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To: TheConservativeParty

They must be just Democrats.

I just about fell out of my chair yesterday when I heard Lanny Davis, appearing on the Sean Hannity show, slip up and say that in order to insure HIS safety he didn’t mind if other people got this kind of treatment.

The NappyOne


29 posted on 11/19/2010 12:15:23 PM PST by NappyOne
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To: H8LIBERALS

I will request to have the molestation to occur in public in front of everyone when I go to the airport in January. I will not go into the cancer machine and will submit to the grope because it is not practical for me to take a bus across the Pacific. The idea of going into a room with no witness for the required assault makes me a lot less comfortable than a public grope. Assault is what these people do and they are not the brightest folks in the world. The assaults can be too easily overdone even by TSA “standards.” This is the class of people that, in other venues, holds up convenience stores and kidnaps children.


30 posted on 11/19/2010 12:57:47 PM PST by ThanhPhero (Khach hanh huong den La Vang)
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To: cajuncow

If they found such an item and could see that it was not actually prosthetic they would have to assume that it is made of c4 and you would probably be thrown to the floor and cuffed.


31 posted on 11/19/2010 12:59:42 PM PST by ThanhPhero (Khach hanh huong den La Vang)
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To: vpintheak

The people who would take these jobs in the first place are deserving of all the contempt that can be mustered for them. They are the people who, were it not for these jobs, would be populating the police blotters around the country.


32 posted on 11/19/2010 1:05:45 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: H8LIBERALS

Oh, so they are allowed to see and touch a prosthetic, but not have the person remove it? Well all righty then. That’s different.

Um, one question though: if, in such a case, the prosthetic is a silicone one; how will the TSA moron know it’s not a liquid explosive? I’m assuming of course it’s over the 3.5fl oz. Limit for liquids.

Outside of actually piercing it and testing the fluid, how would they know?

Perhaps they should just confiscate such things. /s


33 posted on 11/19/2010 1:07:46 PM PST by AFreeBird
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To: arthurus

I happen to know a couple TSA agents who would would positively disagree with you. As well as me.


34 posted on 11/19/2010 1:28:05 PM PST by vpintheak (Obama sez I'm an enemy and I will be punished. My Savior has overcome the world.)
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To: vpintheak

Fine for them. If they wish to consort with those people they deserve no better.


35 posted on 11/19/2010 1:53:46 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: chickadee
The Prez is hiding out in Portugal, hoping not to get TSA all over himself. chuckle

You have a darn good point. From now on, I'll use "0bama's TSA" instead of the three-letter word.

Mass state bird, BTW is the chickadee, NOT the raised middle finger. Unless one lives inside the 128 beltway.
36 posted on 11/19/2010 1:55:55 PM PST by Peet (Leftists think personal liberty is so important it must be carefully rationed.)
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To: Peet
Oh, you poor little conservative, living in MA. May you have many chickadees at your bird feeder to brighten the day.


37 posted on 11/19/2010 2:03:09 PM PST by chickadee
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To: arthurus

Christ consorted with those people. According to your page, you are active in church. It’s my duty as a Christian to call you out on that.


38 posted on 11/19/2010 4:35:36 PM PST by vpintheak (Obama sez I'm an enemy and I will be punished. My Savior has overcome the world.)
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To: vpintheak

I don’t see any mention of perverts in the New testament.


39 posted on 11/19/2010 4:50:48 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: arthurus

Then read it again after you take a couple of deep breaths. there is quite a a bit mentioned on that subject.


40 posted on 11/20/2010 9:32:45 PM PST by vpintheak (Obama sez I'm an enemy and I will be punished. My Savior has overcome the world.)
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