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TSA workers face verbal abuse from travelers
MSNBC ^ | 11-22-10 | Harriet Baskas

Posted on 11/22/2010 4:04:57 PM PST by FS11

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the union that represents TSA workers, is urging the TSA to do more to protect its employees from abuse from airline passengers angry over the new security methods.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afge; duplicate; obamanation; tsa; tsapervs; warforterror
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Now TSA Thugs want "protection" from the innocent passengers that they are assaulting.
1 posted on 11/22/2010 4:04:58 PM PST by FS11
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To: FS11

Hey union thugs, here’s an idea...DON’T FREAKIN GROPE! Then you wont get the verbal abuse you deserve.


2 posted on 11/22/2010 4:06:29 PM PST by max americana
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To: FS11

... wait until I get my violin out ...


3 posted on 11/22/2010 4:06:40 PM PST by Lurking in Kansas (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: max americana

Liberal insanity exposing itself at the TSA.


4 posted on 11/22/2010 4:07:35 PM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: FS11

Just say “nope” to the “grope”.


5 posted on 11/22/2010 4:07:58 PM PST by irishtenor (All that I say, all that I do, is predestined.)
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To: FS11

These molesters have a UNION????
No one is safe.


6 posted on 11/22/2010 4:08:53 PM PST by Monkey Face (This statement is false.)
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To: FS11

Meanwhile, El Al goes about their business with no problems.


7 posted on 11/22/2010 4:09:18 PM PST by lurk
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To: FS11

The Tough $hit America agency is worried about verbal abuse? There really are no words to describe the TSA stupidity.


8 posted on 11/22/2010 4:11:52 PM PST by hflynn (The One has been reduced to The Zero)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

““Instead of making this Wednesday National Opt-Out Day in which a bunch of self-appointed guardians of liberty slow down the line for everyone by asking for pat-downs,” said Baker, “maybe what we need is a day when everyone who goes through the line says, ‘Thanks for what you do.’ ”

Another lib propaganda. How about the feelings of the passengers who just got molested, or even the 10 year old kid who took his shirt off yesterday at Drudge?


9 posted on 11/22/2010 4:13:15 PM PST by max americana
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To: FS11

” the TSA body scan/search controversy that now rages in America,”

I think the TSA BS is a diversion to get us to not pay attention to everything else that’s going on. As I said on an earlier thread;

“If they have us asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about the answers.” A “Pynchonism.”

It’s a smokescreen to keep us busy while other cr@p slips under the radar!


10 posted on 11/22/2010 4:13:21 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Monkey Face

Sex Pervert Union?


11 posted on 11/22/2010 4:13:33 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: FS11

What don’t these people get? And, why don’t they get it? Backwards World.


12 posted on 11/22/2010 4:14:36 PM PST by APatientMan
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To: FS11

What the union can do is oppose this insane policy.

I don’t blame the employees, because they are just doing what they are told to do. They didn’t think up the policy.

But the union should come to their aid and say this policy is crazy, useless and unamerican.

4th Amendment. Unlawful search and seizure.


13 posted on 11/22/2010 4:14:53 PM PST by livius
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To: FS11
I weep for our brave and unappreciated government workers. Perhaps if they were to pass the unhappiness upwards...?
14 posted on 11/22/2010 4:15:09 PM PST by Grut
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To: livius
I don’t blame the employees, because they are just doing what they are told to do.

________________________________

Ah, the Nuremburg defense.

15 posted on 11/22/2010 4:19:16 PM PST by wtc911 ("How you gonna get down that hill?")
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To: FS11

Incredible idiocy. What muslim moron would bother going through all this crap just to blow up an airplane???? Hell, just strap some explosives on yourself and take out 1,000 people at O’Hare waiting on the TSA Nazi line! It’s crazy. I know muslims are blood thirty killers but sheeesh! They can’t be stupid enough to wait in line for hours just to have their prostates fingered to get on a flight to Milwaukee???! Hell, just jump out of a car, run into the terminal and kill a thousand! Am I missing something here? No way these muslim mutants are ever going to commandeer a jet again. They know they’d be killed by the passengers! But blowing up a couple hundred when you could easily kill a couple thousand infidels at JFK doesn’t make any sense.


16 posted on 11/22/2010 4:22:02 PM PST by Doc Savage (Stay Thirsty My Friend!!)
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To: FS11

I smell a setup in this entire TSA situation. Can’t put my finger on it, but these draconian procedures, and the subsequent public outcry is no accident. Then maybe Oracle or GE will step up with their “solution”, be it biometrics, detailed flyer databases etc. Create problem... institute solution. Maybe Willie Green will get his wish and we’ll all sit in railcars to get some milk.


17 posted on 11/22/2010 4:22:54 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: FS11

TSA thugs exist for only ONE reason. Muslims. Get it? You’re railing at the symptom. Start railing at the disease.


18 posted on 11/22/2010 4:24:25 PM PST by Doc Savage (Stay Thirsty My Friend!!)
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To: SpaceBar

Right. Right.


19 posted on 11/22/2010 4:24:49 PM PST by Christian Engineer Mass
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To: FS11
Perhaps the TSA could partner with NAMBLA for some tips.

(slapping hand) Bad fingers. Bad, bad fingers.

Completely unintentional pun - I tsassure you.

20 posted on 11/22/2010 4:24:54 PM PST by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: SpaceBar
Maybe Willie Green will get his wish and we’ll all sit in railcars to get some milk.

The last time a government put large numbers of people in railcars, it wasn't to go get milk.

21 posted on 11/22/2010 4:25:53 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Pablo lives jubtabulously!)
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To: max americana

such losers, get a real job, not one that makes you an enemy of the American citizen


22 posted on 11/22/2010 4:27:15 PM PST by 1000 silverlings (everything that deceives, also enchants: Plato)
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To: max americana
maybe what we need is a day when everyone who goes through the line says, ‘Thanks for what you do.’ ”

Kinda like in military training camp, where you say "Thank You Sir! May I Have Another??!!"
23 posted on 11/22/2010 4:29:10 PM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: FS11
“Molester, pervert, disgusting, an embarrassment, creep. These are all words I have heard today at work describing me. ...These comments are painful and demoralizing,” one unnamed TSO posted on Frischling’s website.

Painful and demoralizing? Awww...poor babies!

It looks as if they're whining perverts, and crybaby molesters.

24 posted on 11/22/2010 4:30:35 PM PST by neutrino (Globalization is the economic treason that dare not speak its name.(173))
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To: silverleaf

or “thanks a lot for sticking your hand up my ass and grabbing my penis for explosives”.


25 posted on 11/22/2010 4:31:37 PM PST by max americana
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Tom Daschle....

tom daschle you can't professionalize....

26 posted on 11/22/2010 4:32:09 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Moderates manipulate, extremists use violence, but the goal is the same.)
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To: FS11

So now the child molesting union goons are whining about being called child molesting union goons?, spades are spades.


27 posted on 11/22/2010 4:32:15 PM PST by mapmaker77
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To: screaminsunshine

Sounds like that to me!
No way will I allow my grandchildren to be groped. Period. We will walk away and get a refund before I will allow that to happen.

Shameful behavior. What ticks me off is that the threats are coming from OUTSIDE THIS COUNTRY on planes coming INTO this country, so why do we have to undergo such humiliation on domestic flights?

Political correct a$$ho!e$ haven’t the gonads to figure out how to profile, since they are so worried about their image.
Good thing I’m not in charge of them...they’d all be looking for work in a Third World Country...and be profiled here.


28 posted on 11/22/2010 4:32:21 PM PST by Monkey Face (This statement is false.)
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To: FS11
The Nazi's did the same thing and they were just FOLLOWING orders 6 million Jews later.
29 posted on 11/22/2010 4:32:40 PM PST by taxtruth
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To: FS11; All

The TSA’S new slogan contest

These have been picked as finalists in the contest to find the new TSA Transportation Safety Administration) Slogan. Feel free to send your entry

1. You won’t see London, won’t see France, unless we see your underpants.

2. Grope discounts available.

3. If we did our job any better, we’d have to buy you dinner first.

4. Only we know if Lady Gaga is really a lady.

5. Don’t worry, my hands are still warm from the last guy.

6. Throw a few back at the airport bar and you won’t even notice.

7. Wanna fly? Drop yours.

8. We’ve handled more balls than Barney Frank

9. We are now free to move about your pants

10. We rub you our way, so you can be on your way.

11. It’s not a grope. It’s a freedom pat.

12. When there’s any doubt, you must whip it out.

13. TSA: Touchin’, Squeezin’, Arrestin’

14. You were a virgin.

15. We handle more packages than the USPS

16. The TSA isn’t silly, we just want to inspect your willy

17. Stroke of the hand, now the law of the land

18. No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem

19. Let your fingers do the Walking

20. Cough, please

21. Reach out and touch someone

22. Can you feel me now?

23. When we’re done with you, you’ll need a cigarette.

Leading winner so far: You don’t get on until we get off.


30 posted on 11/22/2010 4:33:55 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Moderates manipulate, extremists use violence, but the goal is the same.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I would actually welcome “known flyer” databases and biometric identification... if it were all done above board. The part I have a problem with is when these companies are major campaign contributers and then use that influence for political favors.


31 posted on 11/22/2010 4:34:07 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: taxtruth

they aren’t fooling anybody-— they LIKE the little power they have over us. Probably the only meaning they have in their lives. Plus they likely dream of someday having a gun. THEN they’ll show us


32 posted on 11/22/2010 4:35:52 PM PST by 1000 silverlings (everything that deceives, also enchants: Plato)
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To: SpaceBar

I’d be in favor of letting those of us with security clearances through... but there’s that Major Nidal Hassan thing...


33 posted on 11/22/2010 4:37:34 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Pablo lives jubtabulously!)
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To: Monkey Face

“These molesters have a UNION????”

Oh, hell yes - thanks to little tommy daschle, they do. And he smirked the whole time he was foisting that one on the flying public and tax payers.


34 posted on 11/22/2010 4:41:23 PM PST by Let's Roll (Stop ACORN destroying America! Cut off their federal funding!)
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To: livius

The German railroad employees sending trains to Dachau and the guards in the Communist gulags were doing what they were told. They didn’t create the policies.

I don’t feel sorry for them, and I don’t feel sorry for the TSA thugs. They know that sexual assault is wrong, and they are doing it because they are greedy cowards.


35 posted on 11/22/2010 4:41:27 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: FS11

My son is traveling and planning to opt out to protest this nonsense.

I asked if he was going to okay with that and he said the best thing he could do for his country is make some Nazi wannbes at the airport understand just how inadequately endowed they are. LOL


36 posted on 11/22/2010 4:41:46 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: taxtruth
The Nazi's did the same thing and they were just FOLLOWING orders 6 million Jews later.

Right. The STATES should be arresting the federal TSA thugs and putting them on trial. The TSA "procedures" should be nullified by patriot-controlled state governments.
37 posted on 11/22/2010 4:42:01 PM PST by USALiberty
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To: SpaceBar

Yes I wonder too. My dad always said either things happen by accident... or they were planned that way.


38 posted on 11/22/2010 4:42:28 PM PST by dynoman (Objectivity is the essence of intelligence. - Marylin vos Savant)
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To: Let's Roll
Oh, hell yes - thanks to little tommy daschle, they do.

I'm a little confuse on this. I thought Dashle federalized them and now Obummer wants to unionize them.

I don't think they're unionized yet, did I miss something?

39 posted on 11/22/2010 4:45:19 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Moderates manipulate, extremists use violence, but the goal is the same.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

The government thinks we are dumb as cattle and can’t reason, or weigh costs and benefits rationally. We must be prodded along by fear. Frequent flyer databases, biometrics, etc along with non-invasive patdowns for weapons, common sense non-politically correct passenger profiling, and answer a few questions from a trained security professional would go a long way. Sure, there are finite risks, but no system is foolproof, none.


40 posted on 11/22/2010 4:47:02 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: FS11
So it appears the commies in the Baraka Hussein administration have succeeded in stealth unionizing the degenerate morons that are currently engaged in feeling up REAL Americans.

Make no mistake about it, the threat posed by government worker unions make the ragheads look like the primitive homosexual amateurs that they are.

Time to start calling out the domestic enemy by name and not be afraid to do it.

Zero tolerance for marxists in US government.

Investigate and arrest members of the “Congressional Progressive Caucus”, send the red sons of bitches back underground.

Declare all States "Right to Work" states, no more forced compulsory union dues in order to keep your job.

Defund the marxist trade and government worker unions.

No one will pay union dues voluntarily.

The “Congressional Progressive Caucus” must be targeted and destroyed as well their allies in the press and academia.

No holds barred, take no prisoners, name names and make these red bastards pay dearly for the consequences of nearly one hundred years of insidious and unrelenting attacks on capitalism and judeo-christian morality.

The days of marxists operating in the open in your face and you'll like it or else are fast drawing to a close.

THESE RED SONS OF BITCHES THINK THEY CAN STEAL MORE AND MORE OF THE PRODUCTIVE CLASS MONEY THROUGH THE ELECTORAL PROCESS.

The party is over.


41 posted on 11/22/2010 4:48:05 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: livius

I blame the employees. All they’d have to do is refuse to grope people. If they’re fired any court would rule in their favor because they refused an order to violate a person’s 4th amendment rights. A person cannot be fired for refusing to break the law.


42 posted on 11/22/2010 4:58:43 PM PST by Terry Mross
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To: FS11

This thing is shaping up to be a first class political disaster for the Obama administration. Amazingly, they seem to be tone deaf to what is happening so far.


43 posted on 11/22/2010 5:01:00 PM PST by rbg81 (When you see Obama, shout: "DO YOUR JOB!!")
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To: FS11

I think the next step in this fracas should be for employers to let it be known that TSA workers will have no hope of future employment because of prior employment as professional rapists.


44 posted on 11/22/2010 5:01:00 PM PST by comps4spice (The Obama Administration: Creators of Sexual Assault in the name of TSA)
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To: Monkey Face

By the way, it’s not always your choice to go through the porno scanner. There have been people who went through the scanner and still got groped. A SNL skit years ago was about agents making hot chicks get groped. And now it’s come true.


45 posted on 11/22/2010 5:01:17 PM PST by Terry Mross
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To: dynoman

I’m going to start insulting them when I see them off the job. There’s nothing they can do about it.

Cool Hand Luke: “Sayin’ it’s your job don’t make it right, boss.”


46 posted on 11/22/2010 5:02:54 PM PST by Terry Mross
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To: SaraJohnson

My son is traveling and planning to opt out to protest this nonsense.

I asked if he was going to okay with that and he said the best thing he could do for his country is make some Nazi wannbes at the airport understand just how inadequately endowed they are. LOL


Excellent. Tell him to be sure to video record his interaction with TSA.


47 posted on 11/22/2010 5:06:06 PM PST by FS11
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To: Terry Mross
If they’re fired any court would rule in their favor

No telling how a court will "interpret" the law these days.

48 posted on 11/22/2010 5:09:06 PM PST by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Why are TSA exempt from their own searches?)
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To: livius
Incrementalism. First page of the fascist's instruction manual. The little corporal from Austria was protecting the people from the "communists". That played out well.

Gropes to cavity searches to cattle cars to..........


49 posted on 11/22/2010 5:14:04 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ( If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: Doc Savage

We spend a hell of a lot of time focusing on air planes but there is no way we can ever be fully secure. There isn’t a thing to stop them from attacking something like the DC metro or a crowded city bus.


50 posted on 11/22/2010 5:15:55 PM PST by DemonDeac
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