I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
I don't see the need to pat down a 6 year old. I disagree with patting down a 6 year old.
However, I watched the linked video and I believe the TSA officer was very polite and businesslike in the way she approached this. She made sure the mother was right there... she was polite and it appeared somewhat apologetic in demeanor... she explained slowly and carefully what she was about to do each time she touched the child... and I saw no groping, fondling, etc.
Essentially, I think the TSA officer made the best of a ****ty situation.
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
Right. Yeah. Got it. Not Nazi Germany. Understood. Different. Not the same. OK. It has now sunk in. Whew. Thanks.Because it's not a conventional war. Hello? There is no doing again something which is now different. It's not Nazi Germany.
This is not a preposition.Sorry for being absurd throughout this, but really, I could issue an automated response repeating a few points people don't seem to be able to get over or get around.
All that glitters does not shine... hey, so are you now ready to explain why we couldn't win?Why thank you, I certainly feel sparkly today.
That is just a few...2 583 03/27/1977 Tenerife, Canary Islands Pan Am / KLM B747 / B747
3 520 08/12/1985 Mt. Osutaka, Japan Japan Air Lines B747
4 349 11/12/1996 New Delhi, India Saudi / Kazastan B747 / Il76
5 346 03/03/1974 Bois d' Ermenonville, France Turkish Airlines DC10
6 329 06/23/1985 Atlantic Ocean West of Ireland Air India B747
7 301 08/19/1980 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian Airlines L1011
8 290 07/03/1988 Persian Gulf Iran Air A300
9 275 02/19/2003 Shahdad, Iran Islamic Revolution's Guards Co. Il-76MD
10 273 05/25/1979 Chicago, Illinois American Airlines DC10
11 270 12/21/1988 Lockerbie, Scotland Pan American World Airways B747
12 269 09/01/1983 Sakhalin Island, Russia Korean Airlines B747
13 265 11/12/2001 Belle Harbor, Queens, New York American Airlines A300
14 264 04/26/1994 Komaki, Japan China Airlines A300
15 261 07/11/1991 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Nationair/charter Nigeria AW DC8
16 257 11/28/1979 Mt. Erebus, Antarctica Air New Zealand DC10
You don't explain the reason for a pat down to a 5 year-old, are you nuts? And how do you explain it to a toddler anyway? What's next... search a babies diaper? That could conceal more than that little girls shirt. Get serious. Do you even think before you type?You explain to your cognitively aware children the reason ... and there is no harm. Your alarmist response will cause more harm.
What a silly statement. Many countries are lawless wastelands. Go roam freely Juarez and get back to me...I will roam freely in a foreign country without fear.
I sure as hell wouldn't... anything else?Come on people ... those whining the loudest would also be finger pointing if crimes occurred inflight or worse ... hi jacking or a nosedive ... or explosion.
Did they pat down your child? If not, you can shut up at anytime...I fly often ... I was just through LAX and they worked to make a smooth yet safe process for travelers. I flown into the mideast, Asia, Central America, Western and Northern Europe. Everyone is cool except for a few who think the TSA actually wants to grope. Get over yourself!
You should have no problem pointing out the precedent then... I will just wait. Thanks!Terrorists are not beneath using a child or grannie so everyone will go through security.
A privilege? Is that a joke? Anybody can fly if they can pay. How is that a privilege?It is a choice and privilege to fly ... if you do not like it ...use other transportation!
You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo
Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville