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35,000 rubber ducks in Santa, reindeer outfits seized at L.A. port
LA Slimes ^ | 12/7/12 | Adolpho Flores

Posted on 12/07/2012 3:07:24 PM PST by illiac

They may have had better luck on Santa’s sleigh, but more than 35,000 holiday-themed rubber ducks from China were detained by U.S. Customs officials at the Port of Los Angeles.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized the ducks -- dressed as snowmen, gingerbread men, penguins and reindeer -- which were valued at $18,522, after determining they contained the chemical phthalate in excess of the limit which may be harmful to children.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimesblogs.latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: bigsys; dha; napl
At least they were harmful to children...but

DHS can stop rubber ducks from coming into the country but not illegal aliens, drugs or terrorists.... gotta love this administration and their ineptitude!

1 posted on 12/07/2012 3:07:31 PM PST by illiac
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2 posted on 12/07/2012 3:10:47 PM PST by PGR88
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To: illiac
DHS can stop rubber ducks from coming into the country but not illegal aliens, drugs or terrorists....

Containers of rubber ducks are usually not smuggled over the border in the dead of night through inhospitable desert terrain.

3 posted on 12/07/2012 3:11:00 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (2 Corinthians 4:8)
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Ah yes....get your point....if so, that would make it too dangerous for DHS....


4 posted on 12/07/2012 3:12:31 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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Hey, give em a break. It’s not as easy as molesting children and the elderly at the airport.


5 posted on 12/07/2012 3:42:51 PM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: rawcatslyentist

lol


6 posted on 12/07/2012 3:55:08 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SandyInSeattle

singing, “Rubber ducky, I love you”.


7 posted on 12/07/2012 3:55:21 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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I’m thinking of Sandra Fluke. Why don’t we send these rubber ducks to Fluke. She could change their shape and know what to do with them. Would save her $3,000 in birth control pills and contraceptives.

She could start a birth control business named “Fluke’s Ducks” or “Fluking Ducks”.

Most appropriate for a bird brain.


8 posted on 12/07/2012 3:58:30 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Slings and Arrows

NAPL ping? I mean, that’s a LOT of ducks there....


9 posted on 12/07/2012 4:00:00 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: illiac
"But I pwomise you, I am NOT a terrorist!"


10 posted on 12/07/2012 4:03:45 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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How many ducks does a child have to eat before there are any ill effects from the phtalate?


11 posted on 12/07/2012 5:42:32 PM PST by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: rawcatslyentist

That is the TSA.


12 posted on 12/07/2012 5:44:51 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: dayglored; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Christmas doesn't taste the same since they banned lead paint.


13 posted on 12/07/2012 8:01:45 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: illiac

...armed only with beanbags.


15 posted on 12/09/2012 9:03:06 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper; Revolting cat!
I’m thinking of Sandra Fluke.


16 posted on 12/09/2012 9:13:30 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Cicero

I did a double-take when I saw that picture. At first I thought there was some toxic rubber dog doo in it.


17 posted on 12/09/2012 9:14:58 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Slings and Arrows

"And I'd like 10,000 marbles, please."

18 posted on 12/09/2012 9:16:49 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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