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Don’t Touch My “Junk”
The Constitution Club ^ | 11-16-10 | Dave the Sage

Posted on 11/17/2010 8:33:30 PM PST by TheConservativeCitizen

Since the new TSA touchy-feely rules are now in effect and the blog topic of the week I thought I’d share a riveting and revealing story that is quickly going viral. This gentleman’s blog post on his fun at the airport has received over 5,000 comments and his calm but brave stand against fairly invasive airport security procedures has made him a Robin Hood for a great many Americans who are just fed up with it all. Pay special attention to the multitude of threats he received and the statements about him ‘giving up his rights’ that pepper the account. Kind of makes you wonder what they would do if entire flights just refused to participate in technological strip-searches and government groping exercises. Collective action often forces changes in policy. It would just take the American flying public to show some courage and outrage.

You can sense we are on the brink of that happening, we’ll just have to see if it does. Especially as we enter the busiest time of the year for airplane travel, we’ll be watching to see if any other ‘incidents’ of this type comes to the public’s attention. We’ve already seen the boycott of the airlines beginning to become a national movement.

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: bigsis; bodyscanners; donttouchmyjunk; fondling; junk; notmyjunk; notouchingjunk; optout; optoutday; terrorism; touchingjunk; tsa; tsapervs

1 posted on 11/17/2010 8:33:34 PM PST by TheConservativeCitizen
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

Leave my junk alone!

2 posted on 11/17/2010 8:38:02 PM PST by Celtic Cross (I AM the Impeccable Hat.)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

All I can think of right now is the famous word Gen. McAulliffe said to the surrounding Germans at Bastogne,

“NUTS!”


3 posted on 11/17/2010 8:41:03 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

forget flying. the train is a much better option for cost and dignity. yea, the travel time is longer but you don’t have to get felt up by some wannabe Eichmann.


4 posted on 11/17/2010 8:45:16 PM PST by Silicon Cowboy
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To: TheConservativeCitizen
"the busiest time of the year for airplane travel"

In January the propaganda will be that the flying public by and large didn't object to the professional pat downs. Those who feel all the safer flying will be interviewed. A few trouble makers, often as it turned out to be tea baggers, caused some minor disruptions at a few airports.


5 posted on 11/17/2010 8:48:11 PM PST by I see my hands (How's that ballot box working out for you?)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen
Janet Reno and Janet Napolitano.
Twins from different mothers
("It's for the children")







Elect a Democrat and watch them burn the Constitution.

6 posted on 11/17/2010 8:48:35 PM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

It gets worse now they are investigating this guy and he may face an $11,000 dollar fine.

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/nov/15/tsa-probe-scan-resistor/


7 posted on 11/17/2010 9:02:35 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori)
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To: DaveTesla
I have an idea.

Big hug billboards about 1/2 mile near the entrance of major US airports.

They could say "WELCOME TO [DALLAS-FORT WORTH AIRPORT]. A CONSTITUTION-FREE ZONE"

Just vary the name of the airport for each billboard.

8 posted on 11/17/2010 9:04:55 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (As Big Jim Thompson sez: "Romney supporter? Then, go make up a "Wankers for Mitt" website & leave!")
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To: FromLori

>> an $11,000 dollar fine.

Wait til he’s fined again for Obamacare!


9 posted on 11/17/2010 9:07:10 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: FromLori
My two no-brainer predictions:

a) They will make it a federal crime to tape (video or audio) within 100 meters before, during and after security stations at US airports. (They already have a cellphone and pic ban at most Immigration and Customs sections of airports when you enter and by and large people obey them for fear of being denied entrance to the US.) I am sure I write something here that they are already thinking post facto after this incident where they were exposed, (also the case of the terrified 3-year old blonde girl being recently TSA-molested), so I am not giving them ideas.

b) They do a "Joe the Plumber" on this guy in San Diego. They are going to IRS him. They are going to leak stuff. They are going to try to damage his credit score, attack his family, the whole nine yards, maybe even threaten imprison list. He will be on a No Fly list for at least 10 years (or until President Palin can have him removed).

Look, you just don't kick the Federal Government in the shins like that as a "little guy" in "flyover country" and get away with it very easily. The $11,000 in my opinion is just starters for this poor but courageous fellow.

10 posted on 11/17/2010 9:10:56 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (As Big Jim Thompson sez: "Romney supporter? Then, go make up a "Wankers for Mitt" website & leave!")
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Make that "huge" billboards.

"Hug" (sic) is what the TSApervs will want to do to five year old boys.

11 posted on 11/17/2010 9:11:55 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (As Big Jim Thompson sez: "Romney supporter? Then, go make up a "Wankers for Mitt" website & leave!")
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

Don’t touch my junk was a good line, but even better was his comeback when some TSA idiot told him “this isn’t considered sexually inappropriate” - “it would be if it weren’t government sponsored” he said.........


12 posted on 11/17/2010 9:12:19 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Gene Eric

I just got a letter from the IRS.

Seems my accountant added a $30 fine to my payment to cover a late estimated payment.

But, the IRS claims that I overpaid my taxes by $30. I asked my kids what they think should happen. Answers were 1) send me a check for $30. 2) Credit next years account and 3) Sorry - we’re keeping your $30, be more careful next time.

All were wrong. For paying $30 too much I
1) have to pay a penalty of $208.
2) pay interest of $122 (not sure on what - the penalty?)
3) BUT- I do get credited for the $30, so I only have to pay $300.

Ironic thing was, my one daughter was asking for help on her history question “Why were the colonies leary of creating a country with a centralized form of government?”

I think she figured it out as I was pacing acround the room waving the IRS letter around in the air, yelling and ranting.


13 posted on 11/17/2010 9:16:45 PM PST by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
I would be happy to donate to his -counter suit- legal fund.
14 posted on 11/17/2010 9:33:08 PM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: 21twelve
I think you should read the letter closer.

It sounds like the IRS didn't think the $30 was enough to cover the penalties and interest for your late estimated tax payment. Sometimes, the letters they send out are an exercise in obscurity.

Of course, the other possibility is they mad a mistake. I got assessed a penalty for late payment when I had filed an extension with what ultimately turned out to be the correct payment amount.

Despite having signed the return receipt (green) postcard and cashing the check, they lost the filing for extension. Eventually, they closed the matter, but their reason was: "you've always paid on time, and we are granting you this one-time forgiveness".

I couldn't make up a more absurd story.

15 posted on 11/17/2010 9:35:33 PM PST by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: DaveTesla
CHECK THIS hilarious Taiwanese comic routine (cartoon) just out on the whole TSA/Dont Touch My Junk rebellion thing in the US. Man, those guys are FAST! (and clever). lol
16 posted on 11/17/2010 9:40:21 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (As Big Jim Thompson sez: "Romney supporter? Then, go make up a "Wankers for Mitt" website & leave!")
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To: justlurking

“I think you should read the letter closer.”

As I was sending it to my accountant I did just that. The first page summary made it seem like what I had said. But, the other pages of it showed the actuals. The $30 penalty was the standard rate I think for paying late. Then a penalty based on how late it was. And then interest on the tax after it was late (58 days).

Sometimes it is a real drag being stupid! Like John Wayne said “Life’s tough. It’s even tougher when you’re stupid.”

Of course now I’m wondering why my accountant didn’t figure it out properly?


17 posted on 11/17/2010 9:49:52 PM PST by 21twelve ( You can go from boom to bust, from dreams to a bowl of dust ... another lost generation.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Leave it to the Democrats to have the whole world laughing at us.


18 posted on 11/17/2010 9:53:24 PM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: 21twelve

Maybe he asked his kids for their opinions on your return. :p


19 posted on 11/17/2010 9:53:44 PM PST by Politicalmom
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To: 21twelve

The IRS does fine you for overpayment.

Seems the missed what the $30 was for.

My accountant once overpaid my taxes and they did the same to me.


20 posted on 11/17/2010 9:55:59 PM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen

“Don’t touch my junk” is the new “Don’t tase me, bro!”


21 posted on 11/17/2010 10:00:23 PM PST by Mongeaux (''I would sooner be governed by the first 2,000 names in the Boston phone directory," W.F. Buckley)
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To: 21twelve

And you are going to be smart and pay the $300, right? Seriously, not worth messing around with.


22 posted on 11/17/2010 11:51:19 PM PST by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience.)
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To: DaveTesla

I curse President Clinton for creating that terrible Department!


23 posted on 11/18/2010 12:11:13 AM PST by Eyes Unclouded ("The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." -George Carlin)
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To: Eyes Unclouded
"I curse President Clinton for creating that terrible Department!"

Actually it was GWB in 2003.
You knew that, right?

24 posted on 11/18/2010 12:23:33 AM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: DaveTesla

What a scrod up tax system, that can’t even do what a credit card does with an overpayment (you get a credit on your account). This never happens with overwithholding (hick savings account).


25 posted on 11/18/2010 12:29:48 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: DaveTesla

Too bad it became a political football (what of the gummit doesn’t?)


26 posted on 11/18/2010 12:31:40 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: HiTech RedNeck
But that is the problem.
It sounds fine and works somewhat when the conservative is in charge.

Then when the liberals take control it's like giving
a seventeen year old boy the keys to the Porsche, a bottle
of Jack Daniels and letting him ask your teen age
daughter to go along for the ride.

27 posted on 11/18/2010 12:43:35 AM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: Silicon Cowboy

“yea, the travel time is longer”

6 hours to fly across the country vs. 3 days by train. I guess that qualifies as “longer”, indeed.


28 posted on 11/18/2010 2:43:08 AM PST by Kellis91789 (There's a reason the mascot of the Democratic Party is a jackass.)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen; All

U. S. T. S. A. to U. S. Citizens...

“All your junk are belong to us!”


29 posted on 11/18/2010 3:30:11 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Your next chance like this? About 2044. Vote popularity and don't waste time with the details.)
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To: Eyes Unclouded

Sorry. Comrade Bush brought us the TSA nightmare.


30 posted on 11/18/2010 4:31:23 AM PST by Luke21
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To: Silicon Cowboy

Where is Green Willie? I haven’t seen his train posts in a while...


31 posted on 11/18/2010 5:38:46 AM PST by Cailleach
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To: Luke21

“Sorry. Comrade Bush brought us the TSA nightmare.”

It’s the seige mentality because of the inability, or unwillingness, of the government to get the terrorists where they live.

We’ve been fighting the WOT in a PC manner, rather than to win. Bush broke his promise - “you are either with us, or you are with the terrorists. If you are with the terrorists, you will share their fate.”

But, then, he learned promise breaking from dear old dad.


32 posted on 11/18/2010 5:41:36 AM PST by Daveinyork
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To: DoughtyOne

It certainly doesn’t reach the level of
“give me liberty or give me death”,

but it means pretty much the same thing...


33 posted on 11/18/2010 5:43:35 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Cailleach

I think Willie got banned.


34 posted on 11/18/2010 5:52:09 AM PST by Redleg Duke (We didn't limit out, but we nailed a bunch of RATS!)
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To: Redleg Duke

oh, did he get wiped away when pitbull Chet did? LOL They filled the loony and obsessed, but mostly harmless section in my mind.


35 posted on 11/18/2010 7:06:06 AM PST by Cailleach
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To: Luke21; DaveTesla

I know this. Just pointing out via humor that the GOP can shred the constitution just as bad as any Dem. I bet you wouldn’t see anyone complaining had they started the grope checks in 2002.


36 posted on 11/18/2010 8:19:33 AM PST by Eyes Unclouded ("The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out." -George Carlin)
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To: MrB

Certainly does to me. Actually this is unacceptable to me, but when it comes to my wife, it goes beyond that. I’m am not going to stand by and watch her groped by some husky broad with a beard.


37 posted on 11/18/2010 11:20:53 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Your next chance like this? About 2044. Vote popularity and don't waste time with the details.)
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To: TheConservativeCitizen
We need an image of Incompetano with her hands defensively raised near her forehead, but not occluding her white hair stripe, captioned Don't Touch My Skunk!
38 posted on 11/20/2010 10:12:42 PM PST by goldbux (When yer odd, the odds are with you.)
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