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Toddler TSA Incident: Girl in Wheelchair Cries During Search
Newsmax ^ | Feb 22, 2013 | Michael Mullins

Posted on 02/23/2013 6:50:24 AM PST by KeyLargo

Newsmax

Toddler TSA Incident: Girl in Wheelchair Cries During Search Friday, February 22, 2013 10:55 AM

By: Michael Mullins

VIDEO

A wheelchair-bound 3-year-old girl on her way to Disney World became distraught when she was patted down by a Transportation Security Administration agent apparently looking for explosives.

The Feb. 9 incident at the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport was partially captured on a cell phone video. It shows the toddler, Lucy Forck, of Osage Beach, Mo., crying, "I don’t want to go to Disney World," as a female TSA agent hovers behind her, instructing the girl's mother to put away her cell phone.

Lucy's father Nathan Forck said that as soon as his daughter passed through the TSA scanner, an agent pulled her aside to check her wheelchair and pat her down to see if the child had explosives on her.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: agents; airports; govtabuse; screening; security; statesrights; tsa; tsapervs; tyranny
I am at a loss for words other than These government bastards should burn in hell.


1 posted on 02/23/2013 6:50:32 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

When the counter- putsch starts, they will all run away, just like the army in Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq. False power melts away from truth, right and Freedom.


2 posted on 02/23/2013 6:57:30 AM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: KeyLargo

If there’s any agency in need of a 100% sequestration it’s the TSA. Put the fatasses back to work where they came from - collecting used food trays at Denny’s. Although Denny’s is probably glad to have gotten rid of them.


3 posted on 02/23/2013 7:02:46 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: KeyLargo

“The one thing TSA has been successful at is violating the rights and personal privacy of the American people. Instead of worrying about ‘political correctness,’ TSA should be putting our resources into intelligence and technologies that could be more effective when it comes to catching highly elusive and dangerous terrorists.”


4 posted on 02/23/2013 7:07:15 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Sirius Lee

Ah, but you don’t understand; the most abusive of agencies are the most ‘important’ and therefore [will be] the last to be defunded. [Like the ATF.]


5 posted on 02/23/2013 7:08:41 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: KeyLargo

Whitey toddler should probably be happy they didn’t check if her hair was flammable..


6 posted on 02/23/2013 7:16:09 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: SandRat

“Schulte says it all started when TSA agents asked to pat down Lucy and screen her wheelchair. Schulte asked to tape it, she said, but an agent didn’t like that.

“In the clip, an agent tells Schulte “it’s illegal to do that.” She then tells the agent that they cannot touch her daughter unless she can record it.

“The problem is I don’t allow anyone to touch my little daughter without being able to record it,” she said.

Her husband, Nathan Forck, said Lucy was treated unfairly.

“It bothers me that my daughter was singled out, specifically because she is in a wheelchair,” Forck said.

The family says the final straw came when agents refused to return Lucy’s stuffed animal Lamby, even though it had already been scanned.”


7 posted on 02/23/2013 7:20:48 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Be well citizen....


8 posted on 02/23/2013 7:22:38 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Hardraade
I worked with a guy with flaming red hair and a heavy Scottish accent. He said it never failed -- whenever he flew, TSA would make a big deal out of searching him and treating him as a clear terrorist suspect. His theory was that TSA just felt compelled to focus on him because he was so very non-Arab that he made a perfect example for "We don't profile Arabs".

And, of course, TSA really should just profile for young Arab males. But they won't. Scottish guys and 3-yr old girls in wheelchairs make much more sensible targets.

It's not about safety. It's about control. We are all being conditioned.

9 posted on 02/23/2013 7:23:48 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: KeyLargo

Was the TSA recorded at any point in this video? I did not see a single TSA face involved (albeit I skipped through).


10 posted on 02/23/2013 7:28:49 AM PST by School of Rational Thought (Fun for women ages 21 through 35)
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To: ClearCase_guy
It's not about safety. It's about control. We are all being conditioned.

Bingo! Bingo! And...Bingo, again!

I have felt the same way for a very long time. Last year, I was livid watching a nearly 80 year old grandmother type being padded down across her arms, breasts, stomach, down her legs, etc. - out in the open for all to see. Made my blood boil! We all scurry through the security check points, made to feel like we're criminals, guilty until proven innocent, once our bags are checked and our bodies scanned.

Conditioning? You said it!

11 posted on 02/23/2013 7:32:55 AM PST by nfldgirl
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To: Sirius Lee
Although Denny’s is probably glad to have gotten rid of them

Send them where they all belong, to Camp to concentrate: Dachau, Buchenwald, Auschwitz, Riga........

12 posted on 02/23/2013 7:34:29 AM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: KeyLargo
The family says the final straw came when agents refused to return Lucy’s stuffed animal Lamby, even though it had already been scanned.”

Petty thugs.

13 posted on 02/23/2013 7:39:18 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: KeyLargo
what... no cavity search??? the TSA is scum
14 posted on 02/23/2013 7:42:37 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: KeyLargo
“Schulte says it all started when TSA agents asked to pat down Lucy and screen her wheelchair. Schulte asked to tape it, she said, but an agent didn’t like that.
“In the clip, an agent tells Schulte “it’s illegal to do that.” She then tells the agent that they cannot touch her daughter unless she can record it.
“The problem is I don’t allow anyone to touch my little daughter without being able to record it,” she said.

The proper response should have been to tell them to get out of line; that they weren't getting on a plane.

15 posted on 02/23/2013 7:46:27 AM PST by PAR35
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To: KeyLargo

It’s not about terrorists bringing a plane down. It never was. 9/11 was an excuse to $h!t on the fourth amendment and train us to be sheep.


16 posted on 02/23/2013 7:54:33 AM PST by I want the USA back (Fascism is wrong even when practiced by the government.)
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To: PAR35
Yeah those people don't need their civil rights anyhow.

Check out Sharp v. Baltimore and the DOJ letter accompanying it (Mar 2012) that reiterates the citizens have the RIGHT under the 1st, 4th, and 14th Amendments to record police (this would apply to the TSA as well)......and that the DOJ will prosecute officers infringing on those rights to include for theft and false imprisonment if they confiscate the device/detain the recording individual, AND that erasure of info on recording devices is obstruction of justice. The DOJ specifically requested the court not proceed and the charges against Sharp be dropped; DOJ released the memorandum to put LEO on notice that WE The People Do Have the Right to record their activities.......this is even from the scoundrels in Holder's DOJ.

If you further fail to see what our RIGHTS are, see Smith v. Cumming 11th Circuit 2000, and Fordyce v. Seattle 9th Circuit 1995 where such recordings were held to be "a matter of public interest."

17 posted on 02/23/2013 7:54:56 AM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: KeyLargo

I KNOW EXACTLY what needs to be done to every TSA agent. Unfortunately there is a severe penalty associated with that idea.


18 posted on 02/23/2013 8:01:14 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: KeyLargo

Americans have to put up with this Nazi crap because we don’t want to hurt the Islamoterrorists feeling by searching on them. This is a Fluken disgrace! The same piggies pimping this Nazi crap are the same morons whose heads explode if you ask an illegal alien to “show me your papars”. Hypocrites!


19 posted on 02/23/2013 8:14:49 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Progressive, Marxist liberals do not evolve, they morph into fascists.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Scottish guys and 3-yr old girls in wheelchairs make much more sensible targets.

Yeah, there's very little chance that they'll suddenly explode.

Better to let the obvious middle eastern types go through, so if they do detonate it won't be in your area.

20 posted on 02/23/2013 10:36:49 AM PST by Max in Utah ("This is our land, mixed with our blood, strengthened with our bone. Ours!")
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To: Doc Savage

I was sitting in the food court at the Louisville airport next to a table of TSA employees. The language they were using was pure gutter. F-bombs every third word, which was second only to the use of the N-word.

The whole table needed to be ejected from the airport based on their off-time behavior!

Little kids in the area to boot. Disgusting.


21 posted on 02/23/2013 12:33:24 PM PST by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: ClearCase_guy
It's not about safety. It's about control. We are all being conditioned

Yes and the TSA is government . and this TSA just shows the stupidity of government/socialism. government/socialism never works and this is just one more example. We must abolish the EPA, TSA, fcc, IRS, etc. beginning to see the problem? when have they ever abolished 1 government agency, 1 gov tax, 1 gov program ? Never. it's the opposite as every day a they write more laws which lead to more gov agencies, more gov programs , more gov regulations, more gov taxes. we must not talk about spending reductions on these agencies but we must talk about and then completely eliminate whole agencies etc. NO ONE is talking like this. the only thing I've ever heard of is some Republicans or some conservatives sometimes talking about repealing Obamacare or the dept of education.

22 posted on 02/24/2013 7:25:11 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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