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Naked TSA protester protected by Constitution
RT ^ | July 19, 2012 | Unattributed

Posted on 07/19/2012 4:27:58 PM PDT by QT3.14

If you ever want to strip down naked at Portland International Airport, congratulations — there’s now a legal precedent that puts you in the clear.

John Brennan, 50, was found not guilty this week over indecent exposure charges filed earlier this year.

On April 17, Brennan was attempting to fly out of Portland International in the state of Oregon when a routine security screening raised a red flag. After a TSA agent allegedly identified traces of nitrate on Brennan’s body, the would-be passenger stripped off his clothes in what he says was an act of protest.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: johnbrennan; pdx; security; tsa

A modern day patriot!!!


1 posted on 07/19/2012 4:28:09 PM PDT by QT3.14
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To: QT3.14

What a stupid prosecution. The Supreme Court said a long time ago that nude dancing is protected “speech.” This guy’s protest actually had a political point to make, so to speak.


2 posted on 07/19/2012 4:34:59 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: QT3.14

He could have made a stronger political speech had he passed wind in the TSA agent’s face.


3 posted on 07/19/2012 4:39:23 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: QT3.14

Damned dirty hippy. Whatever his political point, stripping in a place where kids are should have earned him the loss of a few teeth. I’d support any father who knocked him out for exposing himself. Hate for the governmment and TSA takes a back seat to ths crap.


4 posted on 07/19/2012 4:44:05 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: QT3.14
Maybe he was flying Derrière.

5 posted on 07/19/2012 4:46:05 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: QT3.14

Alternative headline: Naked TSA Protester Covered by Constitution


6 posted on 07/19/2012 4:49:41 PM PDT by buridan
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It is odd that they even thought to prosecute this guy as public nudity is quite legal in Oregon.


7 posted on 07/19/2012 4:50:15 PM PDT by Rio (Tempis fugit.)
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To: colorado tanker
Since TSA actively recruits homosexual screeners, I asked for a female to pat me down when I “opted out”. I was told it was against the rules. It had to be a male doing the patdown.
8 posted on 07/19/2012 4:50:48 PM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: DesertRhino
I’d support any father who knocked him out for exposing himself.

I disagree. I would simply tell my children, look at the state the Federal Gov't has now brought us to.

9 posted on 07/19/2012 4:51:56 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: QT3.14

When is a 21 y/o female model going to do this?!? Why is it always some fat old dude?


10 posted on 07/19/2012 4:56:03 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: DesertRhino

“...stripping in a place where kids are should have earned him the loss of a few teeth...”

Oh please it’s not like he had an erection or was play with himself. I suppose you’ve shielded kids from viewing most classical art work as well? How about Michelangelo’s statue of David? Granted the guy isn’t in good enough shape but I think what he did is hilarious. Now if only a few really hot 18 year old women would do the same as I’m getting my gonads groped by the TSA while trying to get on a flight ....


11 posted on 07/19/2012 4:57:43 PM PDT by trapped_in_LA
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To: QT3.14

He’s not entirely bare. He could be hiding something under that black rectangle on his bottom.


12 posted on 07/19/2012 5:03:10 PM PDT by lurk
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To: Gabrial

I was on a pleasure trip and was traveling in shorts. I was sent through the C U Nekked machine, which shows the screener dots representing places that need to be wanded. A dot appeared on my calf. The moron actually wanded my bare calf to see if I was concealing anything. True story.


13 posted on 07/19/2012 5:14:23 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: QT3.14
"Don't look Ethel!!"
14 posted on 07/19/2012 5:14:56 PM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: DesertRhino

I’d knock out the teeth of any father who took his kids to the airport where their nude bodies could be ogled at by the TSA.


15 posted on 07/19/2012 5:35:47 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: DesertRhino

This guy is gross. Yecch.

I would not want my child to see this man’s nude body either. ESPECIALLY if my child is a girl.


16 posted on 07/19/2012 6:12:11 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: QT3.14

That’s disgusting.


17 posted on 07/19/2012 6:13:11 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: thulldud

...but it was too late...She got a free shot!!!


18 posted on 07/19/2012 6:14:50 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: I see my hands

Now thats funny raght there, I don care who ewe are...


19 posted on 07/19/2012 6:17:04 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: Gabrial
Since TSA actively recruits homosexual screeners, I asked for a female to pat me down when I “opted out”. I was told it was against the rules. It had to be a male doing the patdown.

That's discrimination against male lesbians (see Rush for the reference)! I think that it'd make for an interesting lawsuit - there's certainly more insane stuff out there than this.

20 posted on 07/19/2012 6:20:14 PM PDT by Ancesthntr (Bibi to Odumbo: Its not going to happen.)
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To: PGR88; DesertRhino
I’d support any father who knocked him out for exposing himself.

I disagree. I would simply tell my children, look at the state the Federal Gov't has now brought us to.

I will have to agree withPGR88 on this one. A good lesson for all of us.

21 posted on 07/19/2012 7:02:08 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: QT3.14

Agents of Barack’s perversion molesting innocent American men, women and chilren in the name of political correctness. FUBO


22 posted on 07/19/2012 7:15:28 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: PGR88
I would simply tell my children, look at the state the Federal Gov't has now brought us to.

To each his own. I'd be ashamed to take my children to the airport, submit myself and them to groping and viewing, and then say, look what the govt has brought us to.

It's the craven people who submit, who bring us to these humiliations.

23 posted on 07/19/2012 7:53:03 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (If you believe what you're saying, quit making taxable income.)
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To: Irish Eyes

A good lesson? A good example? Of what, for heaven’s sake?

“Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!” - Samuel Adams


24 posted on 07/19/2012 7:57:58 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (If you believe what you're saying, quit making taxable income.)
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To: Lady Lucky
A good lesson? A good example? Of what, for heaven’s sake?

Maybe that we are mad as hell and will not take it anymore!

25 posted on 07/19/2012 8:03:38 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: QT3.14

HA!....get a load of the looks on the faces of those old armed munchers.

They’re freakin!

I wonder if they’re both named Butch?


26 posted on 07/19/2012 8:29:15 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Irish Eyes

If you go to the airport and submit to the demands of the TSA, you are NOT mad as hell; and you ARE taking it.

You can stay home or take another form of transportation, if you want to set a good example. People used to sacrifice for the cause of freedom, not teach their children to grumble and submit.


27 posted on 07/19/2012 8:41:47 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (If you believe what you're saying, quit making taxable income.)
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To: QT3.14

http://thedailypatdown.com/


28 posted on 07/19/2012 9:47:35 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: QT3.14

Pedophiles will love this. They can go around showing their junk to young kids and just claim they were exercising their free speech rights.


29 posted on 07/19/2012 9:55:36 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

WHY WAS THE TSA GROPER NAKID?


30 posted on 07/19/2012 9:59:51 PM PDT by Dosa26
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To: Lady Lucky

For 3 years i’ve been telling eve one of my FB Fr th at mentioned TSA molesting.... Hope it was one of mine


31 posted on 07/19/2012 10:13:54 PM PDT by Dosa26
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To: DesertRhino
stripping in a place where kids are...

Wow.... You would place your kids in a spot to be molested, groped, and irradiated by some illiterate losers in blue gloves, but you get mad at the protestor?

32 posted on 07/19/2012 10:24:57 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: ROCKLOBSTER
HA!....get a load of the looks on the faces of those old armed munchers.

They’re freakin!

Yeah, they never had to deal with this while flipping burgers.

33 posted on 07/19/2012 10:38:12 PM PDT by QT3.14 (We get taxed to fund a Death Panel who decides if we live or die! Mmm, Mmm, Mmm!)
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This opens the door for an organized protest where many go through the checkpoint and all strip at the same time and giving new meaning to a....

Flash mob!

/Sarc

34 posted on 07/19/2012 10:50:49 PM PDT by QT3.14 (We get taxed to fund a Death Panel who decides if we live or die! Mmm, Mmm, Mmm!)
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