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Police: Ore. man strips in airport screen protest
Yahoo News ^ | April 18, 2012 | AP Staff

Posted on 04/18/2012 12:38:36 PM PDT by QT3.14

Port of Portland police say a 49-year-old man stripped naked at Portland International Airport as a protest against airport security screeners.

The incident report said John E. Brennan's actions Tuesday evening caused some passengers to cover their eyes and their children's eyes while others looked, laughed and took photos. Two screening lanes were temporarily closed.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: airport; johnbrennan; security; tsa

1 posted on 04/18/2012 12:38:44 PM PDT by QT3.14
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To: QT3.14
An obvious case of naked activism?
2 posted on 04/18/2012 12:39:43 PM PDT by QT3.14 ( European-American (/sarc))
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To: QT3.14
He missed his flight to San Jose, Calif.

Thats too bad /s

3 posted on 04/18/2012 12:41:16 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: QT3.14

I’m sure the ladies would like to have pictures posted, so as to determine guilt or innocence.


4 posted on 04/18/2012 12:41:26 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: QT3.14

More guts than those empty suits in DC.


5 posted on 04/18/2012 12:41:30 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: QT3.14

Good for him. Totalitarianism cannot abide ridicule.


6 posted on 04/18/2012 12:44:37 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: QT3.14

stripping in front of children should get him labeled a sex offender and sued by those families


7 posted on 04/18/2012 12:51:30 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: QT3.14

Member of the other PETA - People for the Eating of Tasty Animals while hating tyranny!


8 posted on 04/18/2012 12:52:22 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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9 posted on 04/18/2012 12:54:17 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: QT3.14
The incident report said John E. Brennan's actions Tuesday evening caused some passengers to cover their eyes and their children's eyes while others looked, laughed and took photos. Two screening lanes were temporarily closed.
 
 

One of a thousand reasons I'd never strip naked in public.


10 posted on 04/18/2012 1:01:14 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: QT3.14

There was a time that if a man was there with his family,,, he would have punched the jerk right in the face for exposing himself to his kids.

I can’t believe that doesn’t seem to happen these days,,


11 posted on 04/18/2012 1:01:38 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for officeoffI)
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To: GeronL

If a female strips, that’s ok. If a man strips, he’s a sex offender?
Children get fondled at airports. They should get used to seeing naked people at airports. This is the new USA

I’d rather strip than be touched by TSA.

Some of us don’t like to be touched by strangers.

I don’t fly. I’m in no hurry. have car, will travel.


12 posted on 04/18/2012 1:04:36 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: musicman

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13 posted on 04/18/2012 1:05:29 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

“If a female strips, that’s ok. If a man strips, he’s a sex offender?”

Yes,,, precisely.


14 posted on 04/18/2012 1:10:21 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for officeoffI)
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To: DesertRhino
"If a female strips, that’s ok. If a man strips, he’s a sex offender?"

I'm on board with that.

15 posted on 04/18/2012 1:16:32 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: QT3.14

16 posted on 04/18/2012 1:18:12 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: DesertRhino

LOL...on second thought, I should probably qualify that!


17 posted on 04/18/2012 1:20:12 PM PDT by rlmorel (A knife in the chest from a unapologetic liberal is preferable to a knife in the back from a RINO.)
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To: Cobra64

18 posted on 04/18/2012 1:28:26 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: ArrogantBustard
I’m sure the ladies would like to have pictures posted, so as to determine guilt or innocence.

I know already, if he is the typical slacker Portlander, that he is a pencil-necked geek, with a nose ring, multiple earrings, short PVC pipe sections expanding each ear lobe, shaggy hair, scruffy beard, bloodshot eyes, with a slouched posture.

In short, guilty, on many counts.

19 posted on 04/18/2012 1:35:39 PM PDT by bkopto (Obama is merely a symptom of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

It’s never okay.


20 posted on 04/18/2012 1:37:40 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

Although I wouldn’t have protested like he did, I want to go on record that I HATE the TSA. I absolutely HATE what they are doing to citizens. We know who needs to be searched. We have allowed ourselves by our passivity to be bullied into submission by thugs in uniforms. I am sick of this! STOP THE INVASION OF OUR PRIVACY. SEARCH MUSLIMS.


21 posted on 04/18/2012 1:38:52 PM PDT by sgfan1212
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To: DesertRhino

Would that same man who would have punched this protestor also caused bodily harm to the TSA agents that would feel up his kids if they decided they wanted to?


22 posted on 04/18/2012 1:46:21 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: QT3.14

I fully understand the sentiment.


23 posted on 04/18/2012 2:03:52 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: DesertRhino
"There was a time that if a man was there with his family,,, he would have punched the jerk right in the face for exposing himself to his kids."

It could be the reason no one did so was because they agree with the man's point. People are tired of being treated like cattle. This is how Hitler rose to power, by continually taking away rights and privileges until his word was total law.

24 posted on 04/18/2012 2:12:41 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

Nope,, a government agent, at work, looking for bombs as ordered,,, bombs which haji will happily strap to their own infant, is mucho different than some goober stripping naked in front of my kid.

The place to protest TSA is with your congressfool,, and with the policymakers. The security agent at the gate doesn’t make policy and i don’t buy that its sexual assault. But some ignoramus flopping his weiner out in front of your child,, thats a punch in the snoot.

The TSA,, i would tell my child that this is because of islam,,, and some bad people in our government trying to convince us that terrorists are everywhere so they can take our freedom. And that we are working to get rid of those people every election.


25 posted on 04/18/2012 2:46:42 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for officeoffI)
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To: Mad Dawgg

“It could be the reason no one did so was because they agree with the man’s point”

Nope,,,it was because it was Portland. And there wasn’t a man present. I don’t care what your political point is,,, waving your johnson in my daughters face is not legitimate,,,,and demands an immediate violent response.


26 posted on 04/18/2012 2:49:55 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for officeoffI)
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To: DesertRhino
"I don’t care what your political point is,,, waving your johnson in my daughters face is not legitimate,,,,and demands an immediate violent response."

Your Daughter is a TSA worker? If so why was she asking to search this guy?

27 posted on 04/18/2012 2:58:12 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: GeronL
stripping in front of children should get him labeled a sex offender and sued by those families

Yada, yada, yada. Everyone knows that, underneath their clothing, people are naked. Kids know that, too. He wasn't trying to molest kids somewhere back in the line.

Ease up.

28 posted on 04/18/2012 4:28:55 PM PDT by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: DesertRhino
There was a time that if a man was there with his family,,, he would have punched the jerk right in the face for exposing himself to his kids.

There was a time when a man would have told the TSA to F**k off! you aren't groping me, my wife, or (especially!) my kids!

But the sheeple dutifully line up in the chute, assured this will make them safe.

Have a nice flight. I drive now.

29 posted on 04/18/2012 4:30:53 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: BfloGuy

desensitization is the first step


30 posted on 04/18/2012 4:37:58 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: DesertRhino

dude...

Did you know gays were allowed to walk around naked in public in San Fransicko?? Got to get them young, you know.

what a disgusting culture we have now.


31 posted on 04/18/2012 4:40:01 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Mad Dawgg
-- This is how Hitler rose to power, by continually taking away rights and privileges until his word was total law.

He also said this:

How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think.

32 posted on 04/18/2012 5:58:35 PM PDT by QT3.14 ( European-American (/sarc))
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To: GeronL
stripping in front of children should get him labeled a sex offender and sued by those families

but the mouth-breathing TSA personel, for whom molesting small children should get a pass?

Wow.

What a wonderful totalitarian state we have.

33 posted on 04/18/2012 7:37:42 PM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: zeugma

I am totally opposed to the TSA, by the way


34 posted on 04/18/2012 7:48:27 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL
desensitization is the first step

That is true and I don't mean to promote public nudity. But, on the other hand, where once streaking a football game, say, was considered good fun; nowadays, the offender is arrested for public indecency.

Motivation is important, too.

35 posted on 04/19/2012 3:36:01 PM PDT by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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