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TSA agents are drinking your alcohol
The Verge ^ | 1/31/14 | Jacob kastrenakes

Posted on 01/31/2014 10:28:23 AM PST by dangerdoc

Even airport TSA agents don't really believe they're making much of a difference. Or so suggests Jason Harrington, a former Transportation Security Administration employee who's written a revealing piece for Politico on what it's like to work for the agency on the ground floor. Harrington writes that many of his coworkers found their orders questionable, from selecting people for enhanced screenings based on their nationality to the broad use of full-body scanners. Harrington also writes that he hated that the job made him pat down children and the elderly and confiscate everything from nail clippers to homemade jellies under the guise of national security.

(Excerpt) Read more at theverge.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: teapervs; tsa
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1 posted on 01/31/2014 10:28:23 AM PST by dangerdoc
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To: dangerdoc

Will have to mix them up a little Barfing Jose (tequila laced with ipecac....)


2 posted on 01/31/2014 10:35:33 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: dangerdoc

I will never forgive Bush for creating the TSA.


3 posted on 01/31/2014 10:44:20 AM PST by GnL
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Don’t forget to piss in the bottle.We did that for the cops that raided us at tailgates. Had a bottle reserved just for them.


4 posted on 01/31/2014 10:45:27 AM PST by Renegade
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To: Renegade

And it’s best to use the pee after several hours of drinking cause it’s clear so that first swig is a big surprise!


5 posted on 01/31/2014 10:50:48 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

“Will have to mix them up a little Barfing Jose (tequila laceWd with ipecac....)”

Now that’s funny!


6 posted on 01/31/2014 10:51:09 AM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama phones= Bread and circuits.)
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To: Renegade; GnL

Gross, but amusing.


7 posted on 01/31/2014 10:52:32 AM PST by Antihero101607
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To: Buckeye McFrog

TSA Worker Accused of Stealing $8,500 from Checked Bag at O’Hare

By Erin Meyer on January 30, 2014 6:38am

COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — A Transportation Security Administration agent is facing a felony theft charge after he allegedly stole $8,500 from a checked suitcase at O’Hare International Airport, prosecutors said.

Angel Velazquez, 59, was still wearing his TSA uniform when his mug shot was taken by Chicago Police. A TSA spokeswoman said the federal agency is moving to fire him.

Prosecutors in court Wednesday said a 48-year-old woman put the cash in her suitcase and checked the bag as she took a flight on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in mid-November. When she arrived at her undisclosed destination, she realized the money was missing.

Prosecutors said that agent Velazquez was caught on surveillance video going through the woman’s suitcase. He allegedly found the cash, stashed it in a garbage can and later retrieved it and put it in his own backpack.

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20140130/logan-square/tsa-worker-accused-of-stealing-8500-from-checked-bag-at-ohare


8 posted on 01/31/2014 10:58:50 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Renegade

"It does have a little wang to it, but it's still good." Officer Bimbeau, from the movie "Hollywood Knights."

9 posted on 01/31/2014 10:59:55 AM PST by abb
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To: abb

Newbomb lives!


10 posted on 01/31/2014 11:18:29 AM PST by Renegade
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To: Renegade

Lawrence.....Lawrence of Arabia....He was an English guy....He came to fight the Turkish...


11 posted on 01/31/2014 11:19:51 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: GnL

“I will never forgive Bush for creating the TSA.”

Me neither and lets don’t leave out the DHS.


12 posted on 01/31/2014 11:29:34 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: dangerdoc
Well, at the least, its not going to waste. lol
13 posted on 01/31/2014 11:31:27 AM PST by Phlap (REDNECK@LIBARTS.EDU)
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To: Phlap

Explains their dedication to the grope ...


14 posted on 01/31/2014 11:34:41 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Renegade

Say what you will, but Fran Drescher was hot in that movie.


15 posted on 01/31/2014 11:36:09 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: KeyLargo

No way in hell I’d leave 8.5 k in my luggage.


16 posted on 01/31/2014 11:39:05 AM PST by csvset
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Yep, good ol’ George. Hey, did you hear it’s Jeb’s turn now?


17 posted on 01/31/2014 11:41:12 AM PST by csvset
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Me neither and lets don’t leave out the DHS.

Speaking of the DHS. I saw them on FOX yesterday busting a store that was selling counterfeit NFL gear. Really? What the hell does this have to do with homeland security?

18 posted on 01/31/2014 11:41:50 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: dfwgator

“Your ass is grass and I am the lawnmower!”


19 posted on 01/31/2014 12:00:24 PM PST by abb
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To: Buckeye McFrog

I was thinking along the lines of a Senna leaf extract and grain alcohol, a “Senna and Sensibility”.


20 posted on 01/31/2014 12:34:16 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: Starstruck

Prob made in China and Customs is part of DHS


21 posted on 01/31/2014 2:00:38 PM PST by Raymann
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To: Starstruck

“What the hell does this have to do with homeland security?”

Good point and who uses the word “homeland” except the Nazi’s? Who even thought that up? Thats not anything you ever hear Americans say. We needed DHS like a hole in the head. We have the FBI and the CIA and the NSA.


22 posted on 01/31/2014 2:05:16 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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