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Obama: TSA's Nude Screening a Necessary Inconvenience
New York Magazine ^ | November 21, 2010

Posted on 11/21/2010 6:28:15 PM PST by bd476


"At this point, the Transportation Security Administration, in consultation with our counter-terrorism experts, have indicated to me that the procedures that they've been putting in place are the only ones right now that they consider to be effective against the kind of threat that we saw in the Christmas Day bombing.

I understand people's frustrations ... and have asked TSA for assurances that what we're doing is the only way to assure the American people's safety ... One of the most frustrating aspects of this fight against terrorism is that it has created huge inconveniences.

Every week I meet with my counter-terrorism team and I'm constantly asking them whether what we're doing is absolutely necessary."


- President Obama stands by the TSA's increasingly-controversial security measures


that Boing Boing described as the "You choose: star in a porno shoot or let me squeeze your genitals policy," in which passengers are either scanned and seen nude, or they're groped and made to feel awkward. Obama admitted, however, that since he doesn't fly commercial, he's actually never experienced this inconvenience firsthand.





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Posted by jimbo123:

Obama stands by controversial air security screening methods and



Posted by kara37:

Young Boy Strip Searched By TSA



And here:



1 posted on 11/21/2010 6:28:22 PM PST by bd476
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To: bd476

Holy COW, that’s a GREAT post...GREAT thread. Thanks much!


2 posted on 11/21/2010 6:30:09 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Here's a thought!! Donate to the website you are on RIGHT NOW!! .... *waves hi to DS*)
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To: bd476

I will be burning a couple of copies of the Koran, yes real paper editions.

A necessary tribute to the source of this nationwide crisis.


3 posted on 11/21/2010 6:33:18 PM PST by Eye of Unk (If your enemy is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Sun Tzu, The Art of War.)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Lot’s of work went into this post, thank you!!!


4 posted on 11/21/2010 6:33:22 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Bam bam
Showing your birth certificate is a minor inconvenience

WHERE’S THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE

YOU FRAUD


5 posted on 11/21/2010 6:33:39 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: bd476

We should have the scanners but end the groping. If you don’t want to be scanned, you should go through an Israeli style interview process. If you passed the interview and you are a frequent flyer then you shouldn’t have to go through it again.


6 posted on 11/21/2010 6:33:57 PM PST by ari-freedom (Obama is now the Groper in Chief)
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To: Brad's Gramma
Obama: TSA's Nude Screening a Necessary Inconvenience

Words easier spoken by those who are exempt.

7 posted on 11/21/2010 6:35:24 PM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: bd476

8 posted on 11/21/2010 6:36:14 PM PST by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini)
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To: yldstrk

Yes, one should also have a passport in order to fly.


9 posted on 11/21/2010 6:36:14 PM PST by ari-freedom (Obama is now the Groper in Chief)
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To: bd476

WOW, you’ve done your homework. For the next decade, at least!

May I proffer a short version?

Obama: My buddies and my boss (Soros) are making bank on this, so suck it up! Also, you idiot people rejected me on Nov. 2, so now feel the pain! (See my tagline.)


10 posted on 11/21/2010 6:36:53 PM PST by piytar (0's idea of power: the capacity to inflict unlimited pain and suffering on another human being. 1984)
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To: All

Obama: "One of the most frustrating aspects of this fight against terrorism is that it has created huge inconveniences..."



Inconveniences?? In this horrific infringement of rights, that is what Obama considers a frustrating aspect?

How about those compliant parents who have stated they are willing to give their children over to the TSA for Obama sanctioned molestation??

How about the government attempting to take away our constitutional rights??

11 posted on 11/21/2010 6:37:19 PM PST by bd476
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To: MsLady

12 posted on 11/21/2010 6:37:19 PM PST by 4rcane
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To: bd476

“Obama: TSA’s Nude Screening a Necessary Inconvenience”

Then you submit to them, swishy boy.


13 posted on 11/21/2010 6:37:25 PM PST by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: bd476

14 posted on 11/21/2010 6:38:00 PM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts!!)
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To: bd476
Every week I meet with my counter-terrorism team and I'm constantly asking them whether what we're doing is absolutely necessary."

I'm guessing he's talking about the meeting itself. As in, "Folks, I have a tee time in an hour. We just talked about this last week; is it absolutely necessary to rehash this again?"

15 posted on 11/21/2010 6:39:16 PM PST by NittanyLion
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To: Brad's Gramma
Thanks BG and you're welcome.

I am so completely outraged.


16 posted on 11/21/2010 6:39:53 PM PST by bd476
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To: Eye of Unk
Thank you!

17 posted on 11/21/2010 6:41:43 PM PST by bd476
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To: MsLady
Thank you and you're welcome!

18 posted on 11/21/2010 6:43:09 PM PST by bd476
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To: ari-freedom

Out of the country only nimrod


19 posted on 11/21/2010 6:44:02 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Brad's Gramma

It isn’t an “inconvenience”; it’s a grievous violation of the Constitution of the United States by the federal government.


20 posted on 11/21/2010 6:44:58 PM PST by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Brad's Gramma

BO is punishing America for The Great Shellacking of November 2nd.


21 posted on 11/21/2010 6:45:13 PM PST by left that other site (Your MiQ-MaQ Paddy Wacky Bass-Playing Biker Buddy(El Kabong))
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To: MsLady; yldstrk; 5thGenTexan

Pssssst....I didn’t put up the thread. ;) :)

bd476 did. Thank him!


22 posted on 11/21/2010 6:45:59 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Here's a thought!! Donate to the website you are on RIGHT NOW!! .... *waves hi to DS*)
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To: ari-freedom

4th Amendment: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.”

Couldn’t be clearer. The purchase of an airline ticket is NOT probable cause of a crime. Ask me where I’m going, check my name against criminal records, etc., but no one has a right to search my person without probable cause. By definition, that’s an unreasonable search.


23 posted on 11/21/2010 6:46:09 PM PST by CitizenUSA (Bring on 2012!)
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To: Bean Counter
Note how this was kept until after the election!!!

24 posted on 11/21/2010 6:46:41 PM PST by Christian Engineer Mass
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To: 5thGenTexan

G.W. Bush imposed wiretaps on soldiers of Islam in the USA when they communicated with their bases in the Mideast. The libtard whacks went ballistic with their shredding of the constitution rhetoric. Where is their outrage Now that Janet(the Grape)Gropatano has unleashed this travesty on real Americans. Oh the humanity!


25 posted on 11/21/2010 6:46:53 PM PST by coldbluesteel (Endo)
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To: coldbluesteel

Actually, believe it or not...a bunch of liberal sites ARE up in arms like we are...


26 posted on 11/21/2010 6:48:39 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Here's a thought!! Donate to the website you are on RIGHT NOW!! .... *waves hi to DS*)
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To: bd476

I bet if there was just ONE case of a public Koran burning at an airport the Moslems would go nuts.

And if a nationwide event were to happen, even if it was just people wearing T-shirts of a Koran being burnt it would cause a massive wave of resentment against Obama.

But here is the interesting thing, nobody is brave enough to even talk about this!

A nation of wussies and a nation of people trying to heard a nation of wussies trying to get them all fired up.

Amazing.

If we want to stir up a hornets nest I suggest doing something that has been proven to get them all fired up.


27 posted on 11/21/2010 6:50:23 PM PST by Eye of Unk (If your enemy is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Sun Tzu, The Art of War.)
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To: ari-freedom
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783

"Government is not reason; it is not eloquence. It is force. And force, like fire, is a dangerous servant and a fearful master." George Washington

28 posted on 11/21/2010 6:51:36 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: bd476

Your post is Excellent!


29 posted on 11/21/2010 6:52:28 PM PST by B4Ranch (Conflict is inevitable; Combat is an option. Train for the fight.)
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To: bd476

When is Michelle Obama going to win best nudie screen pic ???


30 posted on 11/21/2010 6:54:20 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: bd476
I am so completely outraged.

Obama and Napolitano (with the aid of Chertoff and Soros) outdid themselves on this one.

The hypocrites are taking the National Guard off the borders and tightening the noose around the necks of American citizens (relieving them of their civil rights while insisting upon amnesty for intentional lawbreakers and leaving the borders wide WIDE open). How many illegal aliens have been screened the same as American citizens to date? Just asking!

Why don't they take their heavily invested (with taxpayer dollars) nude-screening machines and use them all along border entryways? Chances are they're going to find more contraband and dangerous items there than at any airport or on the average American citizen flying home for Thanksgiving to be with their family.

31 posted on 11/21/2010 6:54:31 PM PST by MamaDearest
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To: MamaDearest

taking the National Guard off the borders


Good point!!!

BTW, the illegal aliens ARE THE SCREENERS/sarc...not really—someone posted that the background checks for TSA agents is pretty scant :(


32 posted on 11/21/2010 6:56:55 PM PST by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: bd476
"At this point, the Transportation Security Administration, in consultation with our counter-terrorism experts, have indicated to me that the procedures that they've been putting in place are the only ones right now that they consider to be effective against the kind of threat that we saw in the Christmas Day bombing.

The Christmas Day bombing was ELEVEN MONTHS AGO. Why did you wait ELEVEN MONTHS to implement this policy? Or is it simply that you consider this policy to be effective at getting Americans accustomed to government intrusion?

33 posted on 11/21/2010 6:58:03 PM PST by Hoodat ( Don't touch my junk, Bro !)
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To: bd476

Whatever happened to “Its my body”

Whatever happened to the “Right to Privacy”


34 posted on 11/21/2010 6:58:16 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: left that other site

And preparing for the Great Shellacking of 2012.


35 posted on 11/21/2010 6:59:43 PM PST by Zarro (Hands off Our Junk!)
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To: yldstrk

If someone has on his passport that he’s been to all sorts of islamic countries then you do not want him to easily travel within THIS country.


36 posted on 11/21/2010 7:00:55 PM PST by ari-freedom (Obama is now the Groper in Chief)
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To: ari-freedom

don’t let him in in the first place


37 posted on 11/21/2010 7:02:20 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: bd476

Was that wall of links really necessary?


38 posted on 11/21/2010 7:08:56 PM PST by speciallybland
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To: speciallybland

Let me think about that for a minute and I’ll get back to you...


39 posted on 11/21/2010 7:14:24 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Here's a thought!! Donate to the website you are on RIGHT NOW!! .... *waves hi to DS*)
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To: 4rcane
When the foreign occupier employed the phrase 'fundamentally transforming America' two years ago, that's precisely what he meant. Zer0 has no intention of going quietly.

Download or listen to this small audio file:
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40 posted on 11/21/2010 7:16:55 PM PST by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: speciallybland; Brad's Gramma
Was that wall of links really necessary?

Yes relatively new noob. REAL Freepers arm themselves with as much FACT as possible. If you want just simple emotion without fact you'll need a lefty a site.

41 posted on 11/21/2010 7:24:51 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (If Bam is the answer, the question was stupid.)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Ooops :)


42 posted on 11/21/2010 7:32:45 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: MsLady

LOL!!! :)

Not to worry...I posted right away...so I can see how that would’ve happened. ;)


43 posted on 11/21/2010 7:33:44 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Here's a thought!! Donate to the website you are on RIGHT NOW!! .... *waves hi to DS*)
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To: DJ MacWoW

If you requested the worst threat to our country they would have handed O’bummer a mirror.


44 posted on 11/21/2010 7:37:46 PM PST by MtnClimber (Osama and Obama both hate freedom and have friends that bombed the Pentagon)
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Self pingy for later.


45 posted on 11/21/2010 7:39:44 PM PST by elpinta (TSA: Feds gone wild)
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To: bd476

my old tagline: “It’s amazing, A man who has such large ears could be so tone deaf” Rush Limbaugh 9/8/10


46 posted on 11/21/2010 7:41:39 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just reload)
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To: MtnClimber

I wish the spaceships would come down and make the TSA Gestapo agents disappear. One at a time or all at once.


47 posted on 11/21/2010 7:42:47 PM PST by Surrounded_too
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To: ari-freedom; NittanyLion; Bean Counter; WKUHilltopper; lightman; 444Flyer; Gondring; ...
ari-freedom wrote: "We should have the scanners but end the groping. If you don’t want to be scanned, you should go through an Israeli style interview process. If you passed the interview and you are a frequent flyer then you shouldn’t have to go through it again."

I agree but that is not going to happen anytime soon. Instead of exposing ourselves to radiation from publicly accessed body scans; instead of allowing some



government clerk to fondle our children

... it looks like the only sane response is to not fly, period.

No worries though for those wealthy enough to own their own private jets.

Those Obama elites will certainly enjoy sharing airspace with all the "Government Security" sanctioned, processed and cleared burkha wearing Muslims.

No TSA Worries for the Elite
While Traveling in Their Own
Taxpayer Funded Personal Jets

Elite Obama Donors Receive Early Gifts and Privileges from Obama While Under Senate Investigation and After Accepting Millions in Taxpayer Paid Bailout




So many of the Elite Obama Donors arrived at Dulles International Airport in their personal private jets that an active runway at Dulles International Airport had to be shut down and then converted into a make-do parking lot.



Surprisingly no PETA, Global Warming, nor Code Pink protesters are seen as the Elite Obama Donors arrive in chauffeur driven stretch limousines dressed in their finest furs.



Their gilded Obama Invitations apparently lost in the mail result in PETA, Global Warming and Code Pink Protesters being no-shows as the fur-laden Elite Obama Donors arrive in their chauffeur driven stretch limousines.



Elite Obama Donor Louis Susman, Vice President of Citibank who received $45 million bailout money paid by taxpayers is shown arriving at the Private Obama Dinner for Elite Obama Donors Only.

January 20, 2009

Recipients of Taxpayer Bailout Are Elite Obama Donors Who Donated Millions to Obama




48 posted on 11/21/2010 8:00:52 PM PST by bd476
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To: bd476; B4Ranch

A HUGE thank you for the ping!


49 posted on 11/21/2010 8:07:16 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Here's a thought!! Donate to the website you are on RIGHT NOW!! .... *waves hi to DS*)
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To: bd476

Brought to you by Janet (The Groper) Napaliteo (or whatever the heck her name is


50 posted on 11/21/2010 8:07:23 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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