Skip to comments.TSA defends confiscating a passenger's cupcake
Posted on 01/10/2012 8:46:29 AM PST by Nachum
The Transportation Security Administration defended the decision of one of its workers to confiscate a passenger's cupcake Monday, saying the pastry that was taken was not a normal piece of dessert. During the Christmas travel season, when between 1.6 million and 2.3 million people were estimated to have taken a trip by airplane, TSA was heavily criticized for reportedly not allowing a passenger to carry a cupcake through security at Las Vegas's McCarran International Airport. On Monday, the agency said the cupcake in question was in a jar,
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If cupcakes are outlawed, only criminals will have cupcakes.
We have become the Soviet Union.
One his way back from a visit, going through customs in Hawaii, some piece of fruit was confiscated.
The Customs guy rubbed it in by saying "Ah, breakfast, tomorrow" as he took it.
Why does this remind me of Monty Python?
It probably had a file in it...
“The Transportation Security Administration defended the decision of one of its workers to confiscate a passenger’s cupcake Monday”
Right out of a childs mouth I’ll bet.
I have half a mind to bake some cupcakes full of ExLax, put it in a jar they’d confiscate and watch what happens.
Question, was it really in a jar/????? If it was, why ??? And for the people with no common sense, I can break a glass jar and the pieces would be as deadly as a box cutter.
Yeah, that’s the way I see it. It’s not the cupcake, it’s the jar. TSA is overpopulated with idiots, but this is a bad example.
Besides, the agent that confiscated it was *hungry.*
You can bake a cake by canning it in a mason jar so it will last literally years.
True and FedX will ship it wherever you wish.
What, was the passenger a muzzie?
On flights into Hawaii, no food of any kind is allowed in. Not even an apple.
You got that right. And we are experiencing the KGB.
Was it more than 3.4 oz of icing?!?!?!
TSA is “not normal”!!!
One extra ounce and the whole island of Oahu might flip over. It's even worse if the big island flips over because that would uncap the volcanoes and destroy the world.
This will become an upcoming episode of ‘Cupcake Wars’ on TV.
Hey Pal, I can fashion a weapon out of dozens of things I'm still allowed to carry through security. The good news for you is, that like all non-Muslim American citizens, I have no desire or intent to do so. The TSA is a WPA like group that pretends to do something, but unfortunately we are not pretending to pay them.
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