Skip to comments.TSA Agents Conduct ‘Full Monty’ Pat-Down On Henry Kissinger
Posted on 05/14/2012 4:05:22 PM PDT by Nachum
NEW YORK (CBSDC) Even a Nobel Peace Prize winner cant avoid a pat-down.
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger got searched by a Transportation Security Administration employee while going through a security checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport in New York Friday, The Washington Post reports.
Kissinger, who was in a wheelchair, was told by a TSA agent that he needed to be searched.
He stood with his suit jacket off, and he was wearing suspenders, freelance reporter Matthew Cole told the Post. They gave him the full pat-down. None of the agents seemed to know
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Ain’t gonna go there. Kissinger getting his balls massaged by the TSA is more than anyone needs to know.
Hope they have life insurance. That is one of the few men on the planet that you DO NOT goof with. My uncle (another Florida banker) used to pal around with him in the Nixon/Bebe Rebozzo days. Evil doesn’t even come close to describing it.
Seeing as how it would be a shock to find a TSA agent at La Guardia who could correctly make change for a Big Mac purchase made with a $10 bill or who could both read and comprehend standard English at or above a fifth-grade level, no, it's not surprising at all.
I’ll admit that I never trusted the guy but I never wanted him probed.
I guess everyone knows about Kissinger, the hippie and the cowboy on the airplane? (the parachute)
I can almost hear ‘ol Henry say in that nasally, monotone voice of his:”Pullese don’t touch myyy junkk!”
Yeah right. That is like comparing him to the Japanese signing the papers on the USS Missouri. They also helped bring an end to WWII.
The Paris Peace Accords were a joke--a fig leaf for us to end the war. The North Vietnamese repeatedly violated the so-called Peace Accords culminating with the mass invasion of South Vietnam in 1975.
January 8, 1975 - NVA general staff plan for the invasion of South Vietnam by 20 divisions is approved by North Vietnam's Politburo. By now, the Soviet-supplied North Vietnamese Army is the fifth largest in the world. It anticipates a two year struggle for victory. But in reality, South Vietnam's forces will collapse in only 55 days.
January 14, 1975 - Testifying before Congress, Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger states that the U.S. is not living up to its earlier promise to South Vietnam's President Thieu of "severe retaliatory action" in the event North Vietnam violated the Paris peace treaty.
January 21, 1975 - During a press conference, President Ford states the U.S. is unwilling to re-enter the war.
February 5, 1975 - NVA military leader General Van Tien Dung secretly crosses into South Vietnam to take command of the final offensive.
March 10, 1975 - The final offensive begins as 25,000 NVA attack Ban Me Thuot located in the Central Highlands.
March 11, 1975 - Ban Me Thuot falls after half of the 4000 South Vietnamese soldiers defending it surrender or desert.
March 13, 1975 - President Thieu decides to abandon the Highlands region and two northern provinces to the NVA. This results in a mass exodus of civilians and soldiers, clogging roads and bringing general chaos. NVA then shell the disorganized retreat which becomes known as "the convoy of tears."
March 18, 1975 - Realizing the South Vietnamese Army is nearing collapse, NVA leaders meet and decide to accelerate their offensive to achieve total victory before May 1.
March 19, 1975 - Quang Tri City falls to NVA.
March 24, 1975 - Tam Ky over-run by NVA.
March 25, 1975 - Hue falls without resistance after a three day siege. South Vietnamese troops now break and run from other threatened areas. Millions of refugees flee south.
March 26, 1975 - Chu Lai is evacuated.
March 28, 1975 - Da Nang is shelled as 35,000 NVA prepare to attack.
March 30, 1975 - Da Nang falls as 100,000 South Vietnamese soldiers surrender after being abandoned by their commanding officers.
March 31, 1975 - NVA begin the 'Ho Chi Minh Campaign,' the final push toward Saigon.
April 9, 1975 - NVA close in on Xuan Loc, 38 miles from Saigon. 40,000 NVA attack the city and for the first time encounter stiff resistance from South Vietnamese troops.
April 20, 1975 - U.S. Ambassador Graham Martin meets with President Thieu and pressures him to resign given the gravity of the situation and the unlikelihood that Thieu could ever negotiate with the Communists.
April 21, 1975 - A bitter, tearful President Thieu resigns during a 90 minute rambling TV speech to the people of South Vietnam. Thieu reads from the letter sent by Nixon in 1972 pledging "severe retaliatory action" if South Vietnam was threatened. Thieu condemns the Paris Peace Accords, Henry Kissinger and the U.S. "The United States has not respected its promises. It is inhumane. It is untrustworthy. It is irresponsible." He is then ushered into exile in Taiwan, aided by the CIA.
April 22, 1975 - Xuan Loc falls to the NVA after a two week battle with South Vietnam's 18th Army Division which inflicted over 5000 NVA casualties and delayed the 'Ho Chi Minh Campaign' for two weeks.
April 23, 1975 - 100,000 NVA soldiers advance on Saigon which is now overflowing with refugees. On this same day, President Ford gives a speech at Tulane University stating the conflict in Vietnam is "a war that is finished as far as America is concerned."
April 27, 1975 - Saigon is encircled. 30,000 South Vietnamese soldiers are inside the city but are leaderless. NVA fire rockets into downtown civilian areas as the city erupts into chaos and widespread looting.
April 28, 1975 - 'Neutralist' General Duong Van "Big" Minh becomes the new president of South Vietnam and appeals for a cease-fire. His appeal is ignored.
April 29, 1975 - NVA shell Tan Son Nhut air base in Saigon, killing two U.S. Marines at the compound gate. Conditions then deteriorate as South Vietnamese civilians loot the air base. President Ford now orders Operation Frequent Wind, the helicopter evacuation of 7000 Americans and South Vietnamese from Saigon, which begins with the radio broadcast of the song "White Christmas" as a pre-arraigned code signal.
At Tan Son Nhut, frantic civilians begin swarming the helicopters. The evacuation is then shifted to the walled-in American embassy, which is secured by U.S. Marines in full combat gear. But the scene there also deteriorates, as thousands of civilians attempt to get into the compound.
Three U.S. aircraft carriers stand by off the coast of Vietnam to handle incoming Americans and South Vietnamese refugees. Many South Vietnamese pilots also land on the carriers, flying American-made helicopters which are then pushed overboard to make room for more arrivals. Filmed footage of the $250,000 choppers being tossed into the sea becomes an enduring image of the war's end.
April 30, 1975 - At 8:35 a.m., the last Americans, ten Marines from the embassy, depart Saigon, concluding the United States presence in Vietnam. North Vietnamese troops pour into Saigon and encounter little resistance. By 11 a.m., the red and blue Viet Cong flag flies from the presidential palace. President Minh broadcasts a message of unconditional surrender. The war is over.
“Kissinger negotiated the Paris Peace Accords which helped bring an end to the Vietnam War.”
Kissinger bent the South Vietnamese over the table while Hanoi did them, which sealed the deal and let our Congress cut off funds which forced us to BUG OUT on an ally who was engaged in a death struggle. (JFK, ‘we will bear any burden, blah, blah, blah,’ too bad ole Jack boy didn’t tell his dumb a$$ brother that.) H Kiss’s sell out let the commie pigs win which brought an end to the Vietnam war.
There, fixed it.
Thanks for keeping your cool and laying out the time line. I get a little emotional over some things, and I know I couldn’t do it without a lot of obscene vulgarity.
I’ll settle down now.
Kisssinger and Soros are probably buddies.
Thanks for the historic rundown. Brought back a lot of sad memories. Too bad Kissinger and his late boss didn’t get a full cavity search.
You’re exactly right.
I spent a year in-country (including during the Tet Offensive) and another 8 months off the coast. What is most infuriating is the revisionist history that has become almost accepted fact by too many. It is a sad commentary on our education system more than anything else.
Carter, Ford, Kissinger, a rabbi and a hippie were flying in a small plane. The plane developed engine trouble and it became clear that a crash was inevitable. They decided to bail out, but there were only four parachutes. Carter said, “I’m the President and the country needs me, so I’ve got to have one of the parachutes.” He grabbed a parachute and jumped out. Ford said, “I’m the ex-President and he needs me to advise him.” He took a parachute and jumped out. Then Kissinger said, “I’m the smartest man in the world so I’ve got to have a parachute.” And he took a parachute and jumped out. The rabbi turned to the hippie and said, “Son, I’m an old man. I’ve lived my life. You take the last parachute.” And the hippie said, “Don’t sweat it, man. The smartest man in the world just jumped with my backpack.”
Time to start fighting the real threat, which are the commies at home, and doing what needs to be done to disenfranchise their supporters.
Even if it means a Constitutional Convention and a reset of the Republic.
Sure do. I think I heard that before Nixon resigned. However, the version I heard featured a priest, not a cowboy.
You seem to know something about the Viet Nam war. Is there a difference between the NVA and the Viet Cong?
“Kissinger and Soros are probably buddies.”
You got it, butt buddies forever.