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  • Burns added that while the TSA, "does not prohibit photographs at screening locations, local laws, state statutes, or local ordinances may."

    Way to pass the buck, numbnuts. And shame on the jurisdictions who try to criminalize watching the watchers.
  • "We will no longer allow the TSA to stick their hands down our pants

    Solution: drop pants.
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  • and our officers will continue to uphold our high standards of professionalism

    lulz
  • "TSA takes its mission to protect the safety of the traveling public seriously and our officers will continue to uphold our high standards of professionalism during the busy holiday season,"

    AHHHHHHHH HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH ha ha ha.. hoo, *snort* ha ahah HAHAHAHAHahahahh.. ha

    *breathe**breathe**breathe**breathe*

    HAAAAAA AhahahahAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHahaAHaHAAHHAH! 1

    Hoo hoo hooooooo, yeah... No the f*ck you don't, you slimy Nazi, thieving cocksuckers.  AHHH hahahahahahahahahahah
  • I don't like TSA much, but I don't know where this idea that there is some sort of right to photography comes from. Just because it isn't a crime doesn't mean that they can't set rules in their own facilities or have people who don't follow them thrown out of arrested for trespassing.

    And blaming poorly paid low ranking workers for decisions made in Washington is silly anyway.
  • When will Fark get a TSA tag?

    Bedpans, people. Carry a bedpan with you and bash someone over the head with it when they try to remove your rights and dignity because they think they are making the world a safer place.
  • vpb: I don't like TSA much, but I don't know where this idea that there is some sort of right to photography comes from.


    Among other reasons:

    http://www.dailytech.com/First+Circu it+Court+of+Appeals+Rules+that+C it izens+Can+Videotape+Police/article2258 7.htm

    "The filming of government officials engaged in their duties in a public place, including police officers performing their responsibilities, fits comfortably within these principles [of protected First Amendment activity].," said the Court. "Gathering information about government officials in a form that can readily be disseminated to others serves a cardinal First Amendment interest in protecting and promoting the free discussion of governmental affairs."

    http://www.tsa.gov/traveler-informat ion/taking-pictures-checkpoint 
  • vpb: And blaming poorly paid low ranking workers for decisions made in Washington is silly anyway.


    Fark yea I'm blaming the poorly paid low ranking workers now. There's no "Just following orders" with the TSA anymore. The workers know they work for a corrupt, shiatty organization, and still choose to work there. They add nothing of value and are more likely to take something of value away.

    TSA workers use their job to cheat, steal, grope, steal, insult, steal, belittle, steal, etc. from people just trying to get from one place to another.

    When a headline actually comes through FARK saying "TSA FINALLY STOPS A TERRORIST!" I will eat my words, but so far the only people to stop suspected terror plots are the actual passengers (shoe bomb guy comes to mind).

    Here's a little article from Forbes on the difference betwen a private contractor company and the TSA on airport security: Link

    TL/DR: SFO screeners processed 65% more passengers per screener than did their counterparts at LAX. That's not a typo: 65%. SFO screeners receive the same wages and benefits as those hired and managed by the TSA, and SFO uses virtually identical procedures and equipment. The difference is that the private contractor in San Francisco has no sense of entitlement or feeling of permanency. Competition works. There is far less turnover of screeners at SFO, and the contractor saves money by using part-timers (all fully trained, of course) to meet peak periods rather than keeping full-timers waiting around for periodic surges.
  • scottydoesntknow: vpb: And blaming poorly paid low ranking workers for decisions made in Washington is silly anyway.

    Fark yea I'm blaming the poorly paid low ranking workers now. There's no "Just following orders" with the TSA anymore. The workers know they work for a corrupt, shiatty organization, and still choose to work there. They add nothing of value and are more likely to take something of value away.

    TSA workers use their job to cheat, steal, grope, steal, insult, steal, belittle, steal, etc. from people just trying to get from one place to another.

    When a headline actually comes through FARK saying "TSA FINALLY STOPS A TERRORIST!" I will eat my words, but so far the only people to stop suspected terror plots are the actual passengers (shoe bomb guy comes to mind).

    Here's a little article from Forbes on the difference betwen a private contractor company and the TSA on airport security: Link

    TL/DR: SFO screeners processed 65% more passengers per screener than did their counterparts at LAX. That's not a typo: 65%. SFO screeners receive the same wages and benefits as those hired and managed by the TSA, and SFO uses virtually identical procedures and equipment. The difference is that the private contractor in San Francisco has no sense of entitlement or feeling of permanency. Competition works. There is far less turnover of screeners at SFO, and the contractor saves money by using part-timers (all fully trained, of course) to meet peak periods rather than keeping full-timers waiting around for periodic surges.


    Do the Part timers get the same bennies? I think not...
  • scottydoesntknow: Fark yea I'm blaming the poorly paid low ranking workers now. There's no "Just following orders" with the TSA anymore. The workers know they work for a corrupt, shiatty organization, and still choose to work there.


    That's a bit harsh. Some of them surely only work for the TSA because they simply have nowhere else to go, being completely lacking in any sort of marketable skills.

    The rest of them seem to enjoy their "work."
  • Caradoc: Some of them surely only work for the TSA because they simply have nowhere else to go, being completely lacking in any sort of marketable skills.


    And it f*cking well shows, dunnit?
  • Caradoc: That's a bit harsh. Some of them surely only work for the TSA because they simply have nowhere else to go, being completely lacking in any sort of marketable skills.


    So lets put them in charge of searching people's belongings and bodies? If you can't even qualify for a minimum wage job at a fast food place, why do they think it's a good idea to put them in charge of national security at airports?

    Maybe it's the same as LEOs (99 bad apples spoil the 1 good one), but you work for a shiatty ass organization, be prepared for shiatty ass attitudes.
  • scottydoesntknow: If you can't even qualify for a minimum wage job at a fast food place, why do they think it's a good idea to put them in charge of national security at airports?


    You're asking the wrong person. Maybe you should ask your Congressperson.
  • Caradoc: scottydoesntknow: If you can't even qualify for a minimum wage job at a fast food place, why do they think it's a good idea to put them in charge of national security at airports?

    You're asking the wrong person. Maybe you should ask your Congressperson.


    I have. And now, I like him a whole lot, but I got a " well, we need to protect people" line from his staffer, which is incredibly disappointing.

    We would be far safer with a pack of beagles running around.
  • what_now: We would be far safer with a pack of beagles running around.

    Rabid

    beagles would still be safer.
  • vpb: And blaming poorly paid low ranking workers who voluntarily applied for that line of work for decisions made in Washington is silly anyway.


    FTFY
  • vpb: I don't know where this idea that there is some sort of right to photography comes from


    It's called the Constitution, dumbass. Freedom of the Press. Look it up.
  • Stick some Milk Duds between your cheeks.

    Just in case they do a butt check.
  • lohphat: vpb: And blaming poorly paid low ranking workers who voluntarily applied for that line of work for decisions made in Washington is silly anyway.

    FTFY


    People gotta eat.
  • Godscrack: Stick some Milk Duds between your cheeks.

    Just in case they do a butt check.


    No. Just shiat on them. You can always claim you poop easily when you're about to be raped
  • Just step into the mother farking booth already. The rest of us have planes to farking catch.
  • hdhale: Just step into the mother farking booth already. The rest of us have planes to farking catch.


    No. I already had cancer at age 21. I'd rather not go through that again.
  • hdhale: Just step into the mother farking booth already. The rest of us have planes to farking catch.


    Listen to this person citizens! Now move along.
  • hdhale: Just step into the mother farking booth already. The rest of us have planes to farking catch.


    Move to the back of the bus, biatch. Some of us are trying to go somewhere. Protest in private where no one will notice, like a good American.
  • Just step into the mother farking booth already. The rest of us have planes to farking catch.

    I have NEVER "stepped into the booth". I'm a frequent flyer (couple million miles over my career) and I refuse to be scanned.

    /add a little oil and the gropings become quite pleasant....
    //used to get groped flying in the third world long before 9/11
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