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TSA expands faster screening to more travelers
Associated Press ^ | Jul. 19, 2013 5:20 PM EDT

Posted on 07/19/2013 2:33:09 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The government is expanding the ways airline passengers can enroll in an expedited screening program that allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belts and keep laptop computers in cases at security checkpoints. …

On Friday, TSA Administrator John Pistole said beginning later this year, U.S. citizens will be able to enroll online or visit an enrollment site to provide identification, fingerprints and an $85 enrollment fee.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous; Travel
KEYWORDS: fasterscreening; pistole; precheck; tsa

1 posted on 07/19/2013 2:33:09 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Those bastards! $85 to get on an airplane without getting groped? The No Grope Fee.


2 posted on 07/19/2013 2:35:26 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: Olog-hai

I wish they would expand in Orlando.


3 posted on 07/19/2013 2:37:00 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: bboop
I quit flying commercially in 1992, when things started getting stupid.

I'm not doing it again until they let me smoke and carry a handgun.

4 posted on 07/19/2013 2:37:32 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: bboop

it is extortion they already have everyones profile courtesy of the nsa


5 posted on 07/19/2013 2:38:34 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Olog-hai
Interesting. So the same people who dictate the groping are the ones that will get $85 if they agree not to grope you. No conflict of interest there.

"Nice grandma you got there. Be a shame if anything was to happen to her...."

6 posted on 07/19/2013 2:38:55 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Olog-hai

Is it OK to use one of your 2 Forge Passports ?


7 posted on 07/19/2013 2:39:25 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Olog-hai

What, these lines they have you already bent over with your pants down?


8 posted on 07/19/2013 2:41:29 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Olog-hai
provide identification, fingerprints and an $85 enrollment fee. …

And just WHY wouldn't our passports - which have all that - suffice?

I already don't have to take my shoes off - 'cause I'm a great gramma - and I have a 'travel set' of clothes with no metal - no belts, no grommets.

But damned if I'll pay another fee for another document that covers what I already have - and paid for.

I wonder which politician owns the company that will provide THIS service?

9 posted on 07/19/2013 2:42:07 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: Olog-hai

I appreciate their effort to streamline the mess at the airport. But my docs don’t want me irradiated and I don’t wanna be groped (being too old for fun and games like that). Would this new ID card assure immunity from these objectionable procedures? (Or only let you keep your laptop in its little suitcare, but you’re still subject to groping and radiation, or? One recent program of this type DID leave you subject to groping and radiation...)


10 posted on 07/19/2013 2:42:08 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((S)
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To: bigheadfred

“it is extortion they already have everyones profile courtesy of the nsa”

exactly! They ALREADY have the fingerprints! It’s the same BS with the NEXUS program between US & CDA. You need to surrender every frigging ID between both countries you have to use that specific toll.


11 posted on 07/19/2013 2:44:07 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Please, expand everywhere! I travel a fair amount, including out of the country, and I HATE having to semi-disrobe and go barefoot through a checkpoint (particularly since I have heard from people in the biz that virtually nobody is ever caught this way).

I think the whole thing should be dropped and we should go to Israeli-style profiling, that is, recent travels - been to visit AQ recently? - and anything else from the copious information they have about us. But of course, if it makes Muslims look bad, we couldn’t possibly do this.

For me $85 would be cheap to buy my way out of this tedious harassment. I have to take off all my jewelry (which tells you it’s not gold!) and half the time I misplace it and it turns up in the toe of whatever shoe I had on. After I get back from the trip, of course.


12 posted on 07/19/2013 2:48:29 PM PDT by livius
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To: Olog-hai

Here’s an idea that would speed it up even more. Check only those who look like Islamoterrorists. It might sound like profiling but it would save Americans a lot of time and money.


13 posted on 07/19/2013 2:49:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Keep your powder dry.)
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To: Olog-hai

Fee waived if your name is Abdul, Mohammed or Fathima.


14 posted on 07/19/2013 2:51:39 PM PDT by doc1019 (Get our troops the hell out of the ME)
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To: faithhopecharity

Looks like an “effort” to extort money from passengers, to me.


15 posted on 07/19/2013 2:54:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Guess what The Terrorists are going to do...


16 posted on 07/19/2013 2:54:39 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: doc1019

Fee waived if your name is Abdul, Mohammed or Fathima.

is that the Pull start ,push start and kick start thing


17 posted on 07/19/2013 2:55:05 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Olog-hai

I see. It is a real shame they can’t just let respectable American citizens board ... and just reserve all this security stuff for YouKnowWho

USA, we have lost the “war” on IslamoNazi terrorism

alas!


18 posted on 07/19/2013 3:01:23 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((S)
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To: elkfersupper
I quit flying commercially in 1992, when things started getting stupid.

I'm not doing it again until they let me smoke and carry a handgun.

Try flying EIB 1


19 posted on 07/19/2013 3:04:31 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Olog-hai

Interesting idea, I think it was called a passport in the old days.


20 posted on 07/19/2013 3:05:58 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Olog-hai; F15Eagle; null and void
beginning later this year, U.S. citizens will be able to enroll online or visit an enrollment site to provide identification, fingerprints and an $85 enrollment fee dhimmi tax.
21 posted on 07/19/2013 3:06:00 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: American in Israel

Yes; but the senate wants it legal to fake at least two of those.


22 posted on 07/19/2013 3:06:26 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Once you destroy passports for political gain, you need passport replacements.

Good point! Exactly what passports are, government paperwork to pass ports of entry.

Nailed it dude! Five FR points.


23 posted on 07/19/2013 3:15:10 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: COBOL2Java
Try flying EIB 1

I wish.

24 posted on 07/19/2013 3:33:42 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
I wish they would expand in Orlando.

I understand that Orlando Sanford airport does not use TSA or is in the process of switching to private security.

25 posted on 07/19/2013 3:38:43 PM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: Ezekiel
beginning later this year, U.S. citizens will be able to enroll online or visit an enrollment site to provide identification, fingerprints and an $85 enrollment fee dhimmi tax.

BINGO

26 posted on 07/19/2013 6:25:16 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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