Skip to comments.Spreadin' the glove: TSA infecting U.S.?
Posted on 11/23/2010 7:38:32 AM PST by 444Flyer
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What happens if you have an open cut, even just a scratch, and the thugs rub over it with dirty gloves during their assault on you? Virus? Staph infection? Possible exposure to Aids? Worse?
Even if they put on a ‘fresh’ pair of gloves with each new assault victim are they following any hygenic procedures? Are they washing their hands between changing gloves so as not to contaminate the exterior of the new glove when putting it on?
Do they purposely NOT change gloves between passengers as a further threat that people better use the Rapescan machines or they risk contracting a communicable disease from a dirty TSA glove?
1 posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 9:38:34 AM by 444Flyer
Most important: DEMAND CLEAN GLOVES.
“For those of you who fly and opt for the ‘pat down,’ you need to demand the TSA thugs change their gloves. I’ve been watching on the news how they operate. People are being searched [with] dirty gloves ... gloves that have been in crotches, armpits, touching people who may be ill, people who pick their noses. Do you want those gloves touching you?”
I might be worth a try, although they’d probably just quarantine anyone who did.
If you don't witness them putting on their gloves how are you to know? If they tell you the gloves are fresh, why would you take their word on it knowing they are already breaking the law by molesting you? They can't be trusted.
They do change them after every customer. There aren’t that many going thru the groping. You shouldn’t have to ask, but I sure would if they don’t.
Pistole said on CNN the gloves can be swabbed for residue that would indicate explosives & that was why they scrape around inside the belt line.
WND has it wrong, the gloves are not latex. There have been prior threads on this issue.
“When I was in high school, the wrestling teams in our area all had their season cancelled because kids were coming down with strange skin diseases from the wresting mats.”
It is called herpes gladitorium. It probably came from the mats and could easily come from TSA gloves.
A younger relative got herpes gladiatorum decades ago. It cost his parents a small fortune to get the correct diagnosis as no one really knew about it then.
Since then, his parents and he in his adult life have spent a small fortune on the oral anti viral drugs to prevent or control painful Herpes breakouts on his body, neck and cheeks.
If wrestling mats can carry and transmit Hepres gladiatorum, those blue gloves of the TSA SS troopers will probably do the same.
“They do change them after every customer...”
Are they practicing hand washing between every glove change? If they aren't they can simply contaminate the ‘fresh’ glove. The same as spreading contagions through food preparation.
“....It has been demonstrated that both the interior and exterior of gloves can become contaminated with surface hand microorganisms if the hands are not washed prior to gloving (Docket C-3). Hands themselves can also be contaminated with organisms found on the glove surface...”
Everyone should be worried about HepC, the virus that lives outside of the body (blood born) for more than 24 hours. In other words, blood to blood contact = infection.
There were several threads over the w/e about the type of glove, one guy who posted is a chemist & gave a pretty clear explanation.
Same with a lot of grocery store deli departments...
TSA Images Thread - Pics, Bumper Stickers, T-shirts, you name it
“Oh that, dear? I must’ve gotten it from a TSA agent...”
We can’t even take purell on board with us to sanitize our hands because it may be explosive and the TSA spreads germs through incompetence and idiocy.
It is a sad day in america....
Thank you for the info. Since I don’t fly, I have not seen the procedure. :)
Have the crabs.
You have an advantage, then. :)
And probably put the used gloves back in an original box...and save them for tomorrow.
Next day's customers see them pulling a "new" pair out of an original box...
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