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TSA: Some gov't officials to skip airport security
chron.com ^ | 11/23/10 | The Associated Press

Posted on 11/23/2010 1:20:46 PM PST by Nachum

WASHINGTON — Cabinet secretaries, top congressional leaders and an exclusive group of senior U.S. officials are exempt from toughened new airport screening procedures when they fly commercially with government-sanctioned security details.

New heightened security procedures by the Transportation Security Administration, which require either a scan by a full-body detector or an intimate personal pat-down, have spurred passenger outrage in the lead-up to the Thanksgiving holiday airport crush.

The senior government officials can opt out of such measures if they fly accompanied by government security guards approved by the TSA. The agency would not explain why it makes these exceptions, but many of the exempted government officials have gone through several levels of security clearances, including FBI background checks.

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To: Nachum
Cabinet secretaries, top congressional leaders and an exclusive group of senior U.S. officials are exempt from toughened new airport screening procedures when they fly commercially with government-sanctioned security details.

In other words, the CROOKS will be exempted.

101 posted on 11/23/2010 3:56:12 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Early in the Steve Martin Movie “The Jerk” there is a great scene involving Shinola and what one finds in the cow lot. His Daddy points out the difference. The kid “gets it” then steps right into the middle of the (not Shinola)


102 posted on 11/23/2010 3:57:14 PM PST by don-o (Wait. What?)
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To: US Navy Vet
“Screening” for thee and not for me!

Beat me to it by about 2-1/2 hours. My excuse: I was at work! :)

103 posted on 11/23/2010 3:57:46 PM PST by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: The Comedian

The King’s men: eat gruel and shut up you peasant.


104 posted on 11/23/2010 4:10:54 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Liz

SICK, SICK, SICK !!!!

Damn Daschles — he and they were always
going to be gifted, after he despicably
and arrogantly lied about his taxes ..
the sob.

She’s always had her hand in OUR MONEY
lobbying.

I hope these people enjoy the Hereafter ..not
gonna be purty.


105 posted on 11/23/2010 4:11:04 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: unixfox

The crooks in this case are the real terrorists. We’ve been terrorized by the Reid/Pelosi congress like never before.

Our Liberty is never more in jeopardy than when the congress is in session.


106 posted on 11/23/2010 4:13:50 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Nuke the corrupt commie bastards to HELL!!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

NO patriotism showing there.


107 posted on 11/23/2010 4:22:53 PM PST by presently no screen name ("Thus you nullify the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down.." Mark 7:13)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

Have you just woke up?


108 posted on 11/23/2010 4:23:50 PM PST by presently no screen name ("Thus you nullify the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down.." Mark 7:13)
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...
Cabinet secretaries, top congressional leaders and an exclusive group of senior U.S. officials are exempt
...along with Moslems. Thanks Nachum.


109 posted on 11/23/2010 4:29:54 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: bushwon

Next week Obama is going to North Korea to give the Pyongyang Address. The last line is going to be: “ . . . this nation shall have a new birth of oppression - and that government of the bureaucrat, by the bureaucrat, and for the bureaucrat, shall not long perish from this earth.” /s


110 posted on 11/23/2010 4:30:36 PM PST by rockvillem
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To: don-o; Jim Robinson

Oh please, stop w/the self righteous attitude. You are offended by the letters FU? Actions are more powerful than words, and that is exactly what this administration is DOING TO YOU! So have yourself a feel up and that dirt will stay with you forever. Or will you bless those evil b*stards?


111 posted on 11/23/2010 4:36:26 PM PST by presently no screen name ("Thus you nullify the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down.." Mark 7:13)
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To: presently no screen name; don-o

Imho, you are missing the point.


112 posted on 11/23/2010 4:39:13 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: presently no screen name; Jim Robinson
Or will you bless those evil b*stards?

Bustard noun a large, heavily built, swift running bird found in open country in the old world. The males of must bustards have a spectacular courtship display.

ORIGIN: late 15th cent.: perhaps an Anglo-Norman French blend of Old French bistarde and oustarde, both from Latin avis tarda ‘slow bird’ : the name is unexplained, as the bustards are fast runners.

113 posted on 11/23/2010 4:45:15 PM PST by RetroSexual
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To: presently no screen name
Profanity: How small minds try to speak with strength?
114 posted on 11/23/2010 4:51:53 PM PST by don-o (Wait. What?)
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To: don-o

Profanity - by words or deeds.

Take your pick - actually you DON’T get to pick!

Since you are so offended by words NOW deeds have been thrust upon you. Live with your feel up for the rest of your life and you’ll see where your mind takes you with that one.

I could see you correcting Jesus when he said, ‘you vipers’!


115 posted on 11/23/2010 5:02:29 PM PST by presently no screen name ("Thus you nullify the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down.." Mark 7:13)
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To: Nachum

Some pigs are more equal that others.


116 posted on 11/23/2010 5:14:14 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Made from The Right Stuff!)
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To: presently no screen name

Why are you getting so angry at my simple request that we conservatives make our arguments in standard English, without profanity?

Does Mark Steyn rely on profanity? Ann Coulter. Did Reagan? Ever read any William Buckley?

Let’s emulate the best - not the DUmmies / Kos Kiddies.


117 posted on 11/23/2010 5:15:45 PM PST by don-o (Wait. What?)
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To: Jim Robinson
I actually thought FUBO meant "Fascism Under Barack Obama."

Then again, I first thought it meant "Fouled Up Beyond Obvious"...

118 posted on 11/23/2010 5:23:53 PM PST by danielmryan
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To: don-o
Why are you getting so angry at my simple request that we conservatives make our arguments

Angry? Why do you see what I say as angry and your's is 'simply' and blessed. Does "get in line for your feel up" offend you - surely those are 'righteous words'.

Let’s emulate the best

So know you want to control what YOU think others should do. That's liberalism/communism. Conservatives KNOW how to act - and if it's not 'religious' enough for you - seems you will have to change or live with it.

And when you post BEST - Where is SARAH?

GO SARAH!! you betcha!
119 posted on 11/23/2010 5:29:51 PM PST by presently no screen name ("Thus you nullify the word of God by your tradition that you have handed down.." Mark 7:13)
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To: danielmryan

All kidding aside, it simply means FReep You Barack Obama!! Can’t help it if freep is a four letter word. Same with effing this and effing that. It means FReep this!


120 posted on 11/23/2010 5:30:18 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Nuke the corrupt commie bastards to HELL!!)
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