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#232545 - 06/22/08 11:37 AM I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!!
Hauser Offline
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Registered: 11/12/05
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http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2008/06/20/pkg.meserve.no.id.cnn

This, to me, is a real American, and a TRUE patriot. This man refuses to show his ID (his papers) when traveling. I truly admire this young man.

So why am I refusing to fly (in the U.S.) ever again? The TSA, (the TSA is another sycophant bureaucratic agency and part of the Dept of Fatherland, oops, I meant HOMELAND Security) has just announced that travelers who willingly refuse to identify themselves with (government-issued) identification, will no longer be able to fly in America.

I don't feel one bit sorry for those struggling airlines now.

I can just here all the nay-sayers already, lol.

"But Hauser, we HAVE to take away freedoms, how ELSE are we going to protect freedoms unless we take them away?" LOL!!!


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#232581 - 06/22/08 03:04 PM Re: I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!! [Re: Hauser]
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Registered: 05/20/08
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Loc: Denver, CO
Pretty soon the technology will exist to quickly scan your fingerprints or maybe do a retinal scan, and then we won't even need ID anymore. Probably won't even have to carry a wallet, as everything that they will have to know will all be on the computer screen.

I like Frontier, even though they are teetering on the edge. And a guy that I grew-up with was a NW A-320 captain out of Detroit. Now he is a Delta captain. Sun Country's old 727s used to be a lot of fun too cause the seats were a lot bigger. And it sure beats Amtrac or the Dog. I still get this vision everytime that I see one of their buses. It is like the old Dawg Pound in Cleveland, with the dog bones flying and everyone barking up a storm. Except it is on the bus while they are going down the highway.

Woof, woof, woof, woof, go dog, go.

Mark

Go, big bald guy, go.

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#232589 - 06/22/08 04:29 PM Re: I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!! [Re: Trucker51]
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It will not belong until our inept,incompotent neo nazi new labour party over here in the UK adopt this. I wonder if they have given a thought to all those who died in both world wars to free people from the same things they are implementing.

The UK and US goverenments should be ashamed of themselves.

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#232593 - 06/22/08 05:03 PM Re: I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!! [Re: duncanUK]
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Registered: 04/02/07
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i don't know what the airlines have to do with the TSA regulations - but ok....

as for me - if i want to work - i fly
regardless of the panic or the blacking out or all the fun stuff

i look at it this way
at least the US isn't using the new body scanners that see thru your clothing.

yet

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#232606 - 06/22/08 06:03 PM Re: I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!! [Re: MarkK]
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Registered: 11/12/05
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Loc: United States
10 airports install body scanners
Devices can peer under passengers' clothes
By Thomas Frank
USA TODAY
http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20080606/a_bodyscan06.art.htm

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I don't know about you guys, but when I was a kid, these guys were called perverts and peeping-toms. Now, they're uniformed "Public Servants". God knows what's gonna happen if one of these machines malfunction! We'll probably be told to strip naked (you think I'm joking?) We might as well, right? After all, we're innocent, we have nothing to hide, right?






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#232609 - 06/22/08 06:10 PM Re: I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!! [Re: Hauser]
MarkK Offline
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Registered: 04/02/07
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Loc: Denver, CO
ah
tomorrow got here early
: shrug :

you can still opt for that pat-down


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#232617 - 06/22/08 08:38 PM Re: I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!! [Re: MarkK]
Still Offline
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Registered: 02/16/07
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Hauser!!!

What are you thinking man?!?!? You just challenged and questioned Fatherland Security on the public side of this site?
Be careful dude!

Oh...and "when you dissapear after your tax audit"... can I have your collection of WW2 books?

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#232619 - 06/22/08 08:49 PM Re: I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!! [Re: Still]
youthfulheart62 Offline
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Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 93
Loc: New Jersey(exit3)
no one can take your freedom of thought..you might have to pay dearly for it.Thomas Jefferson said, if you sacifice freedom for security you deserve neither.


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#232622 - 06/22/08 09:05 PM Re: I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!! [Re: youthfulheart62]
Nyjah Offline
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Registered: 07/14/07
Posts: 610
Ugh. I hate flying but I love going new places. I usually convince my dad to let me take some sleeping pills so I can be knocked out during the flight.


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#232627 - 06/22/08 09:18 PM Re: I'm NEVER flying again!!!!!! [Re: Nyjah]
Trucker51 Offline
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Registered: 05/20/08
Posts: 2826
Loc: Denver, CO
They had the authority to ask for a strip search long before TSA even existed. I heard of it happening at Detroit Metro back in the 1970s.

TM

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