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Gore, staff led past airport security
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | March 1, 2007

Posted on 03/01/2007 10:09:34 PM PST by george76

An airline employee led former Vice President Al Gore and two associates around airport security lines before police spotted the breach and required them to be screened, an airport spokeswoman said Thursday.

The American Airlines employee led the three down to the lower baggage level Wednesday and swiped each of them through a secure turnstile with her security badge, Nashville International Airport spokeswoman Lynne Lowrance said. She declined to identify the employee.

"Everyone goes through security," she said of the employee's action. "It showed bad judgment. They were trying to be helpful, maybe too helpful."

The employee will be required to take an airport security training course again,

(Excerpt) Read more at seattlepi.nwsource.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Miscellaneous; Political Humor/Cartoons; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: abovethelaw; airportsecurity; algore; dontyouknowwhoiam; gore
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To: george76
Huge NO NO

led the three down to the lower baggage level Wednesday and swiped each of them through a secure turnstile with her security badge
41 posted on 03/01/2007 11:04:22 PM PST by RunningWolf (2-1 Cav 1975)
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To: JennysCool

Forgotten Trips O'Leary ? LOL


42 posted on 03/01/2007 11:26:22 PM PST by 1066AD
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To: Larry Lucido

>Maybe he purchased "security credits" from people who will
>agree to be searched twice when they travel

See!! Why don't guys like YOU run for president?


43 posted on 03/01/2007 11:34:14 PM PST by ROTB (Our Constitution...only for a [Christian] people...it is wholly inadequate for any other.-J.Q.Adams)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
""Some pigs are more equal than other pigs" --George Orwell, Animal Farm"

Yup.
That's Algore for ya.
One law for Algore for the masses, and another law for Algore. What an arrogant bore. This is his insane electricity use all over again.
44 posted on 03/02/2007 12:08:26 AM PST by ShawTaylor
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To: Howlin
The hipocracy never stops!...

It's the ultimate faith of the feckless rich, where a ticket to heaven can be bought with a cheque made out to Al Gore. No further sacrifice required.

45 posted on 03/02/2007 5:18:46 AM PST by jellybean (FRED THOMPSON FOR PRESIDENT! Proud to be an Ann-droid and a Steyn-aholic)
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To: jellybean; Lurker
So Gore has low-energy light bulbs. And he still uses all this power? My god.

ROFLMAO; I am just fascianted by what he IS doing in that house!

I am loving this story.

Lurker, I thought you might enjoy this one concerning Gore's "security" problem!

46 posted on 03/02/2007 6:18:14 AM PST by Howlin (Honk if you like Fred Thompson!!!)
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To: george76

Security for not just the masses is an Inconvenient Truth.


47 posted on 03/02/2007 6:21:14 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (ĦEl proletariado del mundo, une! - Xuygo Chavez)
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To: VeniVidiVici; honolulugal

Security searches must only be for us little people.


48 posted on 03/02/2007 7:18:56 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: bluefish

I'm trying to find out what utility company supplies all that electricity to light Gore's mansion night and day.

That would be some nice stock to own!


49 posted on 03/02/2007 7:24:53 AM PST by Deo volente
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To: sasha123

Thought you might like this.

[Mr] T


50 posted on 03/02/2007 7:53:58 AM PST by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: M. Espinola

Al Gore Inadvertently Breaches Airport Security

The airline employee took Gore down an elevator and then through a secure door. She ran her security card through the electronic lock a total of three times to let Gore and his two colleagues pass through the turnstile one at a time.

http://www.newschannel5.com/Global/story.asp?S=6165069


51 posted on 03/02/2007 9:13:03 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

Interestingly, you can't do that at my office. The machine counts you in and out, and if you have scanned in, it won't let you scan in again, unless you scan out.

If you mess it up, you have to go to security to have it reset.


52 posted on 03/02/2007 9:19:52 AM PST by patton (Sanctimony frequently reaps its own reward.)
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To: patton

That she was able to run the card multiple times that fast hopefully triggered the alert.

I agree : it should be programed that the gate to be frozen after the second fast use.


53 posted on 03/02/2007 9:38:29 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Howlin

ROFLMAO; I am just fascianted by what he IS doing in that house!

Maybe tipper uses a lot of electricity wink wink


54 posted on 03/02/2007 9:45:48 AM PST by lakeman (when a marine kills the only thing he feels is the recoil of his rifle)
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To: lakeman

Oh my.........while Al's away? Oh my.......thanks for leaving me with THAT thought for the rest of the day, pal!


55 posted on 03/02/2007 9:48:48 AM PST by Howlin (Honk if you like Fred Thompson!!!)
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To: vigilante2
"this airline employee deserves a promotion"

You forgot the </sarcasm>!

56 posted on 03/02/2007 11:07:52 AM PST by RightWingConspirator (Glad that Ted the Boorish Drunk, Hitlery the Witch and John Fonda/Fraud Kerry are not my senators.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

Ewwww!!! I'll go outside and have a smoke. Call me when you're done!


57 posted on 03/02/2007 11:11:27 AM PST by LIConFem
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To: george76
"Security searches must only be for us little people."

Us little people with little carbon offsets.

Thanks for the ping.

58 posted on 03/02/2007 12:04:32 PM PST by honolulugal
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To: trooprally

Thanks Mr. T, definitely interesting. I'm shocked this employee didn't get the boot.


59 posted on 03/02/2007 4:35:23 PM PST by sasha123
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