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Laura Ingraham: Airport Workers Stole My Baptismal Cross!
http://dailycaller.com/ ^ | July 18, 2011 | Mathew Boyle

Posted on 07/18/2011 5:34:08 PM PDT by Biggirl

Laura Ingraham’s baptismal cross went missing from her checked luggage at the Newark airport this weekend, and the syndicated radio host says either a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) worker or a Continental Airlines employee is responsible.

Ingraham had just finished several radio and television appearance in New York City and was in a rush to the airport. She told The Daily Caller she normally carries her luggage on planes, but since she was pressed for time and was carrying copies of her new book, she checked a suitcase before her Friday evening flight from Newark to Denver.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: ingraham; laura; lauraingraham; nj; tsa

1 posted on 07/18/2011 5:34:10 PM PDT by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl
Its the TSA! What do you expect from them? Accountability?


2 posted on 07/18/2011 5:37:26 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: Biggirl
While she has my sympathies and what was done was wrong. You never ever put small valuables in your checked baggage. It is just asking to be “lost”
3 posted on 07/18/2011 5:37:46 PM PDT by Polynikes (Hakkaa Palle)
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To: Biggirl

Laura talked about this on her show today.

Her jewelry will never return.


4 posted on 07/18/2011 5:38:54 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Biggirl

TSA motto:

Finders keepers; Losers weepers.


5 posted on 07/18/2011 5:39:53 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: Biggirl

Newark airport is a s*** hole, it’s not surprising that it is loaded with thieves.

http://www.offairportparking.org/newark-airport-baggage-claim.html


6 posted on 07/18/2011 5:45:15 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Biggirl
This is third-world crap, where you have to pay a street person to watch your car so that the street people don't strip it.

How much of this crap will Americans take before they boycott airports and refuse to return until the TSA has been dismantled and scrapped?

That's the only way it will ever change.

I'm doing my part. I haven't flown in seven years, though life would be much easier if I did.

When will the rest of the fliers get a clue?

7 posted on 07/18/2011 5:45:43 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: Biggirl

This story has been pulled from FR before.

Laura does not talk to sites like the dailycaller.


8 posted on 07/18/2011 5:46:09 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: cableguymn

This came about via Drudge.


9 posted on 07/18/2011 5:48:40 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: darkwing104

Eliminate TSA and DHS.


10 posted on 07/18/2011 5:49:24 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Socialism...Easier said than done.)
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To: cableguymn

Wasn’t pulled, it was moved to chat/bloggers. Search “Ingraham” in titles. Pops right up.


11 posted on 07/18/2011 5:50:20 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: samtheman

You left out “Open up another one!”


12 posted on 07/18/2011 5:51:20 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Biggirl
  Airport Workers Stole My Baptismal Cross!

Hmmm... that wasn't very Christian of them, now was it?
13 posted on 07/18/2011 5:52:24 PM PDT by Mike-o-Matic
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To: Biggirl

I told my wife the other day I thought it was weird when I noticed she hadn’t been wearing that gold cross that I have always seen around her neck . Very sad ,,,, I love Laura and I pray the cross finds it’s way back to her somehow .


14 posted on 07/18/2011 5:52:36 PM PDT by lionheart 247365 (-:{ GLENN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: cableguymn

Well it appears you were right, they did pull it, but not until it was up to sixty or so replies.


15 posted on 07/18/2011 5:54:41 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Biggirl

It’s an just alternative lifestyle.


16 posted on 07/18/2011 6:04:38 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I have to fly for business, otherwise I avoid it


17 posted on 07/18/2011 6:09:46 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: samtheman

At least they leave you a TSA note saying “Finders keepers, losers weepers”.

Never pack anything you really want to keep, you know the gubmit don’t pay good enough for all da haar’ed werk and besides we owes it too em.


18 posted on 07/18/2011 6:12:54 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: Biggirl

Should be pretty easy for the TSA to bait and find these thieves..
But first they would have to care and be NON complicit..

Is it possible the TSA itself is complicit?..


19 posted on 07/18/2011 6:19:17 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Mike-o-Matic
Airport Workers Stole My Baptismal Cross!

Hmmm... that wasn't very Christian of them, now was it?

A answer like that is not very Christian either. No thief stealing is a real Christian. They can call themselves what they like, but true believing Christians don't go around stealing. Certainly not the ones I am around. Your answer wasn't really funny either. Don't give up the day job.

20 posted on 07/18/2011 6:21:15 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (EVERY knee shall bow and EVERY mouth shall say: Jesus Christ IS LORD!!!!)
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To: dusttoyou

Those X-ray machines can sure come in handy if you are in a hurry to find items of value.


21 posted on 07/18/2011 6:25:11 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

Those little gold dodads probably show up like stars on a dark night, just begging to go home with po TSA “officer”..


22 posted on 07/18/2011 6:35:41 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: RetiredArmy
Lighten up, Francis.

23 posted on 07/18/2011 6:38:31 PM PDT by Mike-o-Matic
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To: Biggirl

Third world.


24 posted on 07/18/2011 6:39:37 PM PDT by riri
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To: Biggirl

I would never put jewelry or any valuable or any semi valuable item in my checked luggage. Bad decision.


25 posted on 07/18/2011 6:49:01 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Biggirl

*headline only*

Oh my! Isn’t it just horrible to be treated like the rest of us? Well come to think of it, you weren’t...you just lost your cross. “Oh my!” /s


26 posted on 07/18/2011 6:50:43 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Palin/Perry 2012)
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To: dusttoyou

Lots ‘n’ lots of Muslims work for TSA now, don’t they? Shakin’ down and pattin’ down us kaffirs, right?

And it’s devout Muslim Somalis who are `cleaning’ the airplanes in many airports, too, aren’t they?

So why shouldn’t a blonde naked-faced kaffir female get relieved of the hated cross symbol of the evil `nasrani’ infidels?

(please to note my tagline)


27 posted on 07/18/2011 6:53:07 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport Muslims. Nuke Mecca. Death to Islam. Freedom for mankind.")
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To: Ditter
I would never put jewelry or any valuable or any semi valuable item in my checked luggage. Bad decision.

My daughter learned that years ago when she stowed a favorite silver bracelet in her bag.

I'm surprised Laura would trust the TSA thieves. Kind of like putting a steak on the floor and trusting the dog to leave it alone.

28 posted on 07/18/2011 6:55:02 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Biggirl
This could be religious intolerance or simple jewelry theft, but there's something Soviet about the confiscation of religious articles and the course that the U.S is on now. Hugh Hewitt has been interviewing the ADF very recently about anti-Christian policies around the world, and then just a few days ago I saw this decal on the back of a minivan in my home town of Denver.


29 posted on 07/18/2011 7:11:24 PM PDT by conservativeimage.com (I'll be civil when the government stops crushing my balls.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“I’m doing my part. I haven’t flown in seven years, though life would be much easier if I did.”

One of the objectives of the exercise is to convince people to *not* fly.

The “Luddite left” hate airplanes and air travel. In Britain now there are calls to heavily tax flying in addition to the taxes they already have.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/air-passenger-duty/6466220/Air-Passenger-Duty-APD-or-travel-tax-and-what-you-can-do-to-scrap-it.html

“The tax – originally presented as an environmental measure – will penalise not the well-off business traveller who flies on private jets but the ordinary British holidaymaker on a well-earned break.”

Think about it, there is absolutely *no* legitimate reason for the TSA to keep increasing its level of offensive behavior, and yet it does. Why do they *concentrate* on the most innocent of people, such as small children, people in wheelchairs and the handicapped, the sick and elderly?

Security almost has nothing to do with it anymore.


30 posted on 07/18/2011 7:12:45 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Biggirl

NEVER EVER put valuables in checked bags. I’ve had stuff stolen and learned my lesson.

Nothing but union thugs working the luggage.


31 posted on 07/18/2011 7:16:50 PM PDT by Reagan69 (First they came for Sarah Palin and conservatives said nothing...)
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To: elcid1970

Don’t know how may mooselimbs are with TSA, but there are a LOT of holder’s people same on flight line.


32 posted on 07/18/2011 8:17:11 PM PDT by dusttoyou ("Progressives" are wee-weeing all over themselves, Foc nobama)
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To: losrac

Likely the sleazy -8A types the TSA hires took it for the scrap metal value.


34 posted on 07/18/2011 8:44:17 PM PDT by libertyhoundusnr
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
Interesting observation... Why do they *concentrate* on the most innocent of people, people in wheelchairs and the handicapped, the sick and elderly? The procedures and policies of TSA are in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, I would think, because the elderly and infirm, passengers with wheelchairs, crutches, implants and prosthetics, are singled out every time for the abusive patdown. Why has this issue not surfaces? Am I missing something?
35 posted on 07/18/2011 9:01:56 PM PDT by ArmyTeach (Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain ... Iowa 61)
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To: Mike-o-Matic

Sure Burrack. You sound just like a dimocrat. Your stupid comments are not funny to some of us. Take them elsewhere, or simply, grow up.


36 posted on 07/19/2011 5:56:43 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (EVERY knee shall bow and EVERY mouth shall say: Jesus Christ IS LORD!!!!)
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To: libertyhoundusnr

I am sorry that Laura was robbed. However, on NRO there are two threads on this and I think the purpose is to shame the Newark Airport into giving up the culprits. Good luck with that one!


37 posted on 07/21/2011 9:58:21 AM PDT by juliej
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To: Reagan69

The tsa uses the xray machines to see if there is anything in your bag worth stealing.

I had a flat piece of metal stolen. A sample of a piece of metal with a special coating of paint. Not really valuable, but stolen just the same. Guess some tsa goon wanted something shiny. Should have coated it with itching powder or habanero pepper oil. Would make their next trip to the little thugs room rather interesting.

Just be prepared and don’t pack anything that you can afford to have lifted.


38 posted on 07/21/2011 10:07:48 AM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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To: RetiredArmy

You are obviously humor-challenged. How dark life must be for you.


39 posted on 07/30/2011 8:21:32 AM PDT by Mike-o-Matic
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To: Mike-o-Matic

Nothing like you fool.


40 posted on 07/30/2011 8:22:31 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (EVERY knee shall bow and EVERY mouth shall say: Jesus Christ IS LORD!!!!)
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To: Ditter
"I would never put jewelry or any valuable or any semi valuable item in my checked luggage. Bad decision."
Let me know next time you try to carry on your handgun with ammo ... ;-)
41 posted on 07/30/2011 8:40:01 AM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: Tunehead54

I think the airlines would frown on that. The only times we have ever taken a gun on a plane was when we were going hunting in Canada. He does not take his handgun on regular trips.


42 posted on 07/30/2011 8:50:31 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Biggirl

Pinging back to this thread on August17th.
Tonight as Laura hosted Bill O’Reilly’s show, she was wearing what looked like her old cross, but may have been a replacement that looks very much the same.

I only caught a few minutes of the show, since I haven’t watched BOR regularly for a long time. Just clicked by and there was Laura with her cross returned or replaced.


43 posted on 08/17/2011 9:19:11 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (PALIN 45 -The cure for "meet the new boss, same as the old boss." Resisting Tyranny Since 1-20-2009)
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To: Reagan69
NEVER EVER put valuables in checked bags.

Easy to say, but hard to do. If the stuff had no value I wouldn't bother to haul it around in luggage. I agree about small high-dollar things like jewelry, but all of us have to pack along some pretty valuable stuff from time to time. I always take a few knives, tools, an ASP baton and some other gizmos everywhere I travel, and I have no choice but to put them in checked baggage. I've never had anything stolen, but I know it's a possibility.

44 posted on 08/17/2011 9:44:20 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: darkwing104

The creation of the TSA during the Bush administration was a travesty.

Couldn’t airports have hired contractors to handle security?

Why did we need to create an entire, new federal agency? The growth of bigger government under Bush did not make us any safer. We just gave up more of our liberty and more of our economic freedoms. We have to pay the taxes to cover TSA and Homeland Security.

It’s all a big mess.

I supported Bush, but some of his ideas didn’t sit well with me. He disappointed me, time and again.

I will say, though. I’m glad he was president on September 11th and not Al Gore. I do not believe for one moment that Gore would have moved aggressively against terrorism in the world. He would have rolled over and played dead.


45 posted on 08/17/2011 9:52:03 PM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife (Utopia is being foisted on Americans for their own good.-- J. Robert Smith)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
Think about it, there is absolutely *no* legitimate reason for the TSA to keep increasing its level of offensive behavior, and yet it does. Why do they *concentrate* on the most innocent of people, such as small children, people in wheelchairs and the handicapped, the sick and elderly?

Because they are an army of Amalekites, abusing their power and enjoying the thrill of control over weary travelers.

Deu 25:17-18 Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the way, when ye were come forth out of Egypt; 18 How he met thee by the way, and smote the hindmost of thee, even all that were feeble behind thee, when thou wast faint and weary; and he feared not God.

46 posted on 08/17/2011 10:04:23 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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