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What Not To Wear? Clothes A TSA Issue
AP via The Pittsburgh Channel ^ | November 23, 2010 | DAISY NGUYEN

Posted on 11/23/2010 5:06:44 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia

LOS ANGELES -- Travel experts say the more thorough security pat-downs at airports underscore the need for better fashion choices that can help people breeze through screenings with their dignity intact.

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Experts suggest avoiding clothes loaded with metal studs and bras with underwires. Slacks instead of skirts are preferred. Any baggy clothing can require extra scrutiny.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: clothes; searches; tsa; tsapervs
If I decide to fly again, I'm thinking of wearing a skin-tight spandex full-body catsuit. Do you think that would work?
1 posted on 11/23/2010 5:06:47 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

That’s what I’m planning for under the burka.


2 posted on 11/23/2010 5:08:21 AM PST by nina0113
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

3 posted on 11/23/2010 5:16:56 AM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

-—Do you think that would work? -—

Don’t know. Do you have a photo?


4 posted on 11/23/2010 5:17:08 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

How the HELL is it “dignified” to let someone take a nude-through-the -clothes picture of you, by force of law?

TSA can KMA!


5 posted on 11/23/2010 5:20:33 AM PST by MortMan (To Obama "Kill them all and let [God] sort them out" is an abortion slogan.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
That depends. Do you look anything like this:

If so,it would work for me. If not, do us all a favor and stay home. :)

6 posted on 11/23/2010 5:20:51 AM PST by AFreeBird
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To: bert
I would probably ditch the jewelry and belt.


7 posted on 11/23/2010 5:20:51 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Brown shirts should help - or with this administration, pink shirts.


8 posted on 11/23/2010 5:26:15 AM PST by chrisser (Starve the Monkeys!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

String bikini or speedos under an overcoat.

That might work until some muzzie shows up with an internal bomb.


9 posted on 11/23/2010 5:38:52 AM PST by CPOSharky (They ain't "illegals." They are just unregistered democrats.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I just recently found out that Lee Meriwether is a good friend of my aunt’s. They went to high school together in SF (along with Johnny Mathis).


10 posted on 11/23/2010 5:39:42 AM PST by Disambiguator
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To: Travis McGee
While avoiding a lot of metal studs and jewelry seems like common sense, they can ditch the rest of the "advice."

Not all women wear slacks. Some wear skirts for religious reasons. Should someone who only owns underwire bras go and buy another one just for travel?

The looser clothes will get you pulled aside for a pat-down, as I found out myself a while back (I wanted to say no, I'm not hiding something under there, that's ME under there!) but looser clothing is also more comfortable.

What are they doing with pregnant women these days, to make sure that it's really a baby in there??

11 posted on 11/23/2010 5:44:51 AM PST by susannah59
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

So now the Total Sexual Assualt is the fashion police too?

“We just want you to dress so it will be easier for us to molest you”


12 posted on 11/23/2010 5:46:24 AM PST by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Only if it is jet-black, and you also wear a pair of those weird shoes that look like gloves for your feet, and top it off with a black derby or top hat.

I mean, you don't want to stand out in line like some kind freak, do you?

13 posted on 11/23/2010 5:48:38 AM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Only if it is jet-black, and you also wear a pair of those weird shoes that look like gloves for your feet, and top it off with a black derby or top hat.

I mean, you don't want to stand out in line like some kind of freak, do you?

14 posted on 11/23/2010 5:48:41 AM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
"Bulky clothing... extra scrutiny."

Really.

Does anyone actually think that a Moslem woman wearing a bulky burqa or hijab is going to receive ANY scrutiny by the TSA?

15 posted on 11/23/2010 5:49:26 AM PST by backwoods-engineer ("The Constitution is not an instrument for government to restrain the people..." -- Patrick Henry)
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To: Disambiguator

How cool!

But it’s Julie Newmar in the picture.


16 posted on 11/23/2010 5:50:31 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: John O

No, they want you to look HOT while they molest you!


17 posted on 11/23/2010 5:52:57 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

My ex-girlfriend.


18 posted on 11/23/2010 5:53:59 AM PST by HIDEK6
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Here are the exact words from this article:

The new search technique allows airport security screeners to use their palms and fingers to probe for hidden weapons and devices around sensitive body parts, including clothed genital areas and breasts.

There you have it in print from the so-called "travel experts." Most of the real independent travel experts I know are suggesting people stop flying until this idiocy is brought to a screeching halt.

19 posted on 11/23/2010 5:55:02 AM PST by AndyJackson
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

PS. I want to point out that “the new search technique allows airport security screeners to use their palms and fingers to probe for hidden weapons and devices around sensitive body parts, including clothed genital areas and breasts” reads like the criminal complaint for a serial sexual molestor who just changed his MO on small girls.


20 posted on 11/23/2010 5:56:35 AM PST by AndyJackson
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To: susannah59
What are they doing with pregnant women these days, to make sure that it's really a baby in there??

I think they check for dilation...

21 posted on 11/23/2010 6:01:34 AM PST by Fletcher J
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To: susannah59

I have 1 non wire bra, used only for air travel. In fact I bought it on a trip to New York at a store across the street from Ground Zero just because of the airport delay a wired one caused before the flight to NYC!


22 posted on 11/23/2010 6:01:38 AM PST by Moonmad27
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
David Stempler of the Air Travelers Association said he's been hearing about women complaining of TSA officers searching under their skirts.He recommends going through the full-body imaging machines, saying they're "more comfortable than these aggressive pat-downs."

Let us just keep a clue what is going on here. David Stempler is another "inside the beltway" K-street lobbyist, who is far more concerned about not rocking his sweet little boat on the Patomac than the storm that is washing this filth away.

23 posted on 11/23/2010 6:02:30 AM PST by AndyJackson
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Issue disposable hospital gowns, force passengers to strip naked placing clothes in the tray for scanning, receive a body cavity search from TSA workers and then be allowed to dress and board your plane. Of course Muslims would be exempted. TSA workers can soon be telling male passengers to turn your head and cough.


24 posted on 11/23/2010 6:02:44 AM PST by The Great RJ (The Bill of Rights: Another bill members of Congress haven't read.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Would it make their jobs easier if we wore vertical-striped prison uniforms like the ones that were fashionable in the 40s?


25 posted on 11/23/2010 6:03:50 AM PST by Nickname
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
But it’s Julie Newmar in the picture.

All those catwomen look the same to me.

26 posted on 11/23/2010 6:06:05 AM PST by Disambiguator
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To: AFreeBird


I don't want to be stuck behind them at a TSA screening station. The line won't move for a week.
27 posted on 11/23/2010 6:10:20 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Napolean fries the idea powder.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“F&@# You!” spelled out in lead foil strips across my
undershirt would be my preferred choice.


28 posted on 11/23/2010 6:23:29 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: backwoods-engineer

LOL.. .darned fine and excellent point!!

Bears repeating.


29 posted on 11/23/2010 6:31:09 AM PST by Hulka
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Toll-Free number to the Congressional Switchboard
(866) 338-1015


30 posted on 11/23/2010 6:35:50 AM PST by GailA (obamacare paid for by cuts & taxes on most vulnerable Veterans, retired Military, disabled & Seniors)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
A good choice might be a good size Burka. Be sure to carry a copy of the Koran, Muslim prayer beads and a Prayer rug. When you are signaled to approach by the TSA SS trooper, throw your prayer rug on the floor, kneel on it, face to the East, and shout, "Ali AkBar and Death to America!"


31 posted on 11/23/2010 6:57:14 AM PST by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

32 posted on 11/23/2010 6:57:29 AM PST by houeto ("You know, I actually believe my own bullsh_t," --- BHO)
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To: Moonmad27

I think most bra underwires are now plastic. I’ve had a couple of them break in half (and I’m NOT that well-endowed - LOL!)


33 posted on 11/23/2010 7:05:46 AM PST by Inspectorette
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

OH It’s STUPIFYIN’ JONES from LI’L ABNER!


34 posted on 11/23/2010 7:07:24 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I visited GEN TOMMY FRANKS Military Museum in HOBART, OKLAHOMA! Well worth it!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
OH It’s STUPIFYIN’ JONES from LI’L ABNER!

Or perhaps I should say Stupifyin' Jones pretending to be Catwoman!

Oh Julie! Why wasn't I born ten years earlier!


35 posted on 11/23/2010 7:24:50 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I visited GEN TOMMY FRANKS Military Museum in HOBART, OKLAHOMA! Well worth it!)
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To: John O
So now the Total Sexual Assualt is the fashion police too?

For women I suggest wearing a skirt and a maxipad containing fake blood. That ought to make their day when they feel up in there.

36 posted on 11/23/2010 8:06:58 AM PST by Reeses
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To: Paine in the Neck

Stay out the bushes!

37 posted on 11/23/2010 8:10:11 AM PST by They'reGone2000 (They'reGone2010)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Maybe they should start issuing these on entry to airport:

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I don't think I'm gonna fly no mo'.

38 posted on 11/23/2010 11:06:54 AM PST by onemiddleamerican (FUBO - and all your terrorist buddies, too!)
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That's what I say. If they're exempt everybody get one of these bags and put it on just before screening. We guys can tell them that we're Muslim transvestites.
39 posted on 11/23/2010 11:11:18 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: onemiddleamerican

HEY! Where was that picture taken??

That looks a LOT like me!


40 posted on 11/23/2010 11:11:32 AM PST by SomeCallMeTim
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To: SomeCallMeTim
Don't know; found it on Google.

I think we all look like that in those lovely garments.

:-)

41 posted on 11/23/2010 11:14:57 AM PST by onemiddleamerican (FUBO - and all your terrorist buddies, too!)
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To: CPOSharky

“That might work until some muzzie shows up with an internal bomb.”

New regulation:

All tampax to be removed for inspection to make sure they aren’t a bomb with fuse in the ready!


42 posted on 11/23/2010 11:23:17 AM PST by dalereed
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

The best suggestions I’ve heard yet. Men should wear a kilt with no underwear. Woman should were the super sized kotex pad.


43 posted on 11/23/2010 11:59:58 AM PST by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever!)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

“That’s what I say. If they’re exempt everybody get one of these bags and put it on just before screening. We guys can tell them that we’re Muslim transvestites.”

HGC, I have been posting exactly that POA since Sunday morning. See below:

Napolitano Considering Allowing Muslim Women to Pat Themselves Down at Airports

Sunday, November 21, 2010 9:27:42 AM · 267 of 301
Grampa Dave to GiovannaNicoletta; Liz

All us need to buy Burkas, change our names to Arabic/Hispanic names, carry Muslim prayer beads and a copy of the Koran when we travel.

What would TSA do if every passenger showed up in Burkas and carrying Muslim prayer beads and a copy of the Koran?

Then approached, by a TSA agent, you say “My name is Jose Maria Mohammed, and I am a cross gendered new Muslim. Any attempt to pat me down or force me into the scan will be a big violation of my rights and privacy!”

“However, I volunteer to pat myelf down as per mad Janet Nappy, the fascist lesbo Nazi leader of TSA.”


44 posted on 11/23/2010 5:41:01 PM PST by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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To: deport

marking


45 posted on 11/23/2010 7:13:05 PM PST by deport
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