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"Mini Me" Verne Troyer Searched By TSA
WJHL TV ^ | June 16, 2014

Posted on 06/16/2014 9:45:23 AM PDT by don-o

Verne Troyer AKA "Mini Me" from the Austin Powers movies tweeted a photo Sunday that shows him being searched by a TSA agent.

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1 posted on 06/16/2014 9:45:23 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

Why does he need a motor scooter?


2 posted on 06/16/2014 9:46:09 AM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: don-o
That is EVIL!


3 posted on 06/16/2014 9:46:49 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: don-o

TSA has received confidential information he is connected to someone named “Dr. Evil.”


4 posted on 06/16/2014 9:47:19 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: don-o

Idiots.......................


5 posted on 06/16/2014 9:47:48 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: wastedyears
Why does he need a motor scooter?

Short legs + long walks, I'd guess.

6 posted on 06/16/2014 9:48:45 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: wastedyears

He’s crippled bro


7 posted on 06/16/2014 9:50:43 AM PDT by Principled (Obama: Unblemished by success.)
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To: don-o

LOL!!!
I love the look on his face!


8 posted on 06/16/2014 9:51:22 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: don-o

Got no reason to search.


9 posted on 06/16/2014 9:52:34 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: don-o

The last time we flew, the TSA found in necessary to have my wife who is a stroke survivor, get out of her wheelchair, take off her leg brace and shoes and have her wobble through the x-ray. I decided right then and there I would never have us fly again. Used to be the airport/flying experience, one was treated like a valued customer. Now we are cattle. Screw ‘em.


10 posted on 06/16/2014 9:54:44 AM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: don-o

Looks like they’re checking his diaper!


11 posted on 06/16/2014 9:55:15 AM PDT by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: wastedyears

Like many people who suffer from dwarfism, he has serious problems with his skeletal and muscular systems. He has a great deal of difficulty walking, particularly over long distances like a airport concourse.


12 posted on 06/16/2014 9:55:27 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Genoa
Got no reason to search.

Remember the movie Austin Powers? Mini-Me had a big weapon, he could lean like a tripod. That's gonna draw attention.

13 posted on 06/16/2014 9:57:17 AM PDT by roadcat
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To: don-o

I’m sure it was a short search.


14 posted on 06/16/2014 9:57:30 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Learn To Search. Ask Me How.)
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To: don-o

Its OK it was a short search.


15 posted on 06/16/2014 9:57:32 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: don-o

BTW they are making another Austin Powers movie. Yeeeeah baby! Yeah!

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1218992/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_1


16 posted on 06/16/2014 9:58:01 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: don-o
My Dad lived with me for the last 7 years of his life due largely to gradually failing health.Several times during that period we took plane trips...including three or four trips after 9/11.The TSA would invariably wave the wand over that wheelchair bound mid-to-late 80’s white haired man and searched him up and down.They'd even insist that he stand up...which was quite difficult for him.If only his skin was darker and spoke a Middle Eastern language he would have breezed through every time.
17 posted on 06/16/2014 10:01:02 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: don-o

Do the airports in muslim controlled countries have this TSA style BS?


18 posted on 06/16/2014 10:02:06 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: don-o

He should have worn a towel on his head so that he could just walk on though.


19 posted on 06/16/2014 10:02:51 AM PDT by boycott
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To: don-o

How disgusting to humiliate someone like that. Sometimes I think the TSA likes to do this stuff just because they can. Nothing to do with safety.

We have traded our liberty for “safety”. I’d rather have my liberty.


20 posted on 06/16/2014 10:03:07 AM PDT by Obadiah (None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: Genoa

*snort*


21 posted on 06/16/2014 10:03:57 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Are you kidding??? After Goldmember? That film was absolutely horrible!


22 posted on 06/16/2014 10:06:21 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Obadiah

http://thedailypatdown.com/


23 posted on 06/16/2014 10:08:08 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: don-o

He should have produced a number 2 for the TSA guy to find.


24 posted on 06/16/2014 10:09:43 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: TurboZamboni

Yeah, security theater. Or maybe, non-security entertainment. What a joke.


25 posted on 06/16/2014 10:10:32 AM PDT by Obadiah (None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: don-o

You would think they would be smarter than that in Tennessee


26 posted on 06/16/2014 10:15:26 AM PDT by Rome2000
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Did he have a frickin’ laser beam attached to his head?


27 posted on 06/16/2014 10:18:47 AM PDT by 762X51
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To: don-o

Appalling. Meanwhile, Achmed gets waved on by...


28 posted on 06/16/2014 10:20:33 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Gay State Conservative

It happened to me. Last time I flew through Minneapolis St. Paul airport with my 4 year old daughter, the gal in front of me was in full Hijab with 4 teenage boys and was waved through. My daughter and myself got the full scan and pat down. Oh and the TSA agent was a female wearing her TSA uniform and had her face covered by an Islamic head scarf. No lie.


29 posted on 06/16/2014 10:22:29 AM PDT by crusadersoldier
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To: DonaldC

I lost $600 in credit because I decided never to fly again. I had a year to use it and never even considered it. It was non transferrable.


30 posted on 06/16/2014 10:30:53 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Cowboy Bob

Gold member was disappointing. AP should stop there.


31 posted on 06/16/2014 10:39:32 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.q)
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To: Rome2000
"You would think they would be smarter than that in Tennessee"

(((snort)))

Yeah, right. Mr G had a drivers license without a picture because it is offered here in Tennessee. It didn't matter, as he also has a carry permit with photo and a county ID with photo. When we got to the TSA in Nashville, the woman loudly pronounced that the carry permit was NOT id, and the county ID wasn't acceptable.

The fact that he had to have a thorough background check for the carry permit, and the fact that it has the same number as the drivers license was irrelevant. He pretty near got a cavity search.

All the other flights we took on that trip (another 4) had no problem with the carry permit as ID.

32 posted on 06/16/2014 10:54:23 AM PDT by Grammy (Save the earth... it's the only planet with chocolate.)
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To: DonaldC

Welcome to the club. I quit flying in 2002. Used to fly 4-5 times a year. Not saying I will NEVER fly again but right now, its been 12 years and counting.


33 posted on 06/16/2014 11:08:52 AM PDT by packrat35 (Pelosi is only on loan to the world from Satan. Hopefully he will soon want his baby killer back)
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To: Obadiah
How disgusting to humiliate someone like that. Sometimes I think the TSA likes to do this stuff just because they can. Nothing to do with safety.

Only 'sometimes'? It's all theater.  If they wanted to do something to make air travel safe, all flight crews would be armed. If they really wanted to make flying safe, passengers would be armed as well.

What they are doing has everything to do with controil and conditioning, and nothing at all to do with safety.

34 posted on 06/16/2014 11:15:49 AM PDT by zeugma (I have never seen anyone cross the street to avoid a black man in a suit.)
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To: TurboZamboni
I sure feel safer after looking at the pics on that link. Especially the one of the baby.
35 posted on 06/16/2014 11:28:58 AM PDT by Shannon
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To: don-o

That Ain’t Right!!


36 posted on 06/16/2014 11:40:07 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: don-o
HA HA!!!


37 posted on 06/16/2014 11:40:44 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: fella

no. they have metal detectors, but no one cares when they go off.

I’ve watch people get onto planes in Riyadh without having their ids checked (they were walked behind the counter and onto the plane directly)


38 posted on 06/16/2014 11:44:38 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: don-o

He doesn’t look happy.


39 posted on 06/16/2014 11:48:41 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men d)
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To: Genoa

LOL!


40 posted on 06/16/2014 11:51:44 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Cowboy Bob

How about the Love guru? Probably the worst movie ever made in the history of motion pictures. I was unfortunate enough to witness it and after it was over my girlfriend said the military should stop waterboarding. Why? Because watching the Love guru is a more effective method of torture.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0811138/


41 posted on 06/16/2014 11:52:20 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: don-o

I’m telling you he’s dangerous. *eyes rolling*


42 posted on 06/16/2014 12:05:59 PM PDT by Crucial (Tolerance at the expense of equal treatment is the path to tyranny.)
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To: DonaldC
My adopted mom has a metal hip replacement and a metal plate in her head from an old auto accident. She carries doctor proof of this, but when she told the TSA before even starting the process, wouldn't even look at the papers and proceeded to run her (75 Y/O) though the ringer...

There is an interesting documentary titled "The Science of Evil". It documented how when someone gets unchecked or encouraged power over others, they become cruel and insensitive. The documentary explained the Nazi atrocities to a tee, and I see it now in the current administration and law enforcement at all levels. We are past the time to push back...

43 posted on 06/16/2014 12:17:03 PM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Love Guru came in 3rd place in a worst film list! The film was on television about a year ago. Could only make it through about 5 minutes.


44 posted on 06/16/2014 12:54:08 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Isn’t it amazing how they can make movies that bad? How does that happen? Somebody has to give the green light before they spend the tens of MILLIONS of dollars to make these movies, so do they read the script and say to themselves “Hey this Love guru is the funniest script I’ve ever read in my life! Yes, go ahead make it make it! Here is your $50 million dollar budget!” I can’t possibly see how that happens because the script HAD to be absolute crap, so what is it? Are there THAT many drug addicts in Hollywood? Movie execs so stoned they can’t understand what they are reading? It’s not like they want to lose $50 million, I mean it tend to put an execs job on the line, yeah the green light these pieces of crap. Amazing.


45 posted on 06/16/2014 1:58:21 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Obadiah

TSA themselves call it ‘security porn’.

Just a giant kabuki dance.


46 posted on 06/16/2014 3:22:21 PM PDT by SargeK
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To: Grammy

G what’s the deal on the driver license without a photo?


47 posted on 06/16/2014 3:29:28 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: don-o

I gave up on flying even before 9-11. As bad as 9-11 was, the real tragedy is that Americans have meekly accepted their loss of freedoms at The only other option was to stay until a cultural change happened among the Iraqis, but that could have been decades. the hand of the Feds and their petty henchmen. There is little difference between the TSA and Nazis, except the TSA hasn’t been allowed to murder people - yet. Damn, I feel old.


48 posted on 06/16/2014 3:48:06 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Jim from C-Town

Oh, I didn’t know that.


49 posted on 06/16/2014 5:07:55 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: morphing libertarian

Just something they offer senior citizens. I don’t know why.


50 posted on 06/16/2014 7:43:34 PM PDT by Grammy (Save the earth... it's the only planet with chocolate.)
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