House Panel to TSA: Stop Patting Down Beyonce (Celebs ’More Equal’ Than Others)
By Matt Cantor | Newser.com
House officials have some words of wisdom for the TSA: Don’t pat down Beyonce.
After all, "she’s not going to blow a plane up," says Rep. Mike Rogers, who heads the House Homeland Security Transportation Subcommittee. "There are certain people that are just so well-known that you’ve just got to use your common sense," he added during a meeting yesterday. Others cited as deserving of a free pass: Donald Rumsfeld and Henry Kissinger, the Los Angeles Times reports.
During the meeting, TSA boss John Pistole noted that security efforts are being redesigned to focus on passengers agents know little about, and pointed out that the TSA now lets seniors over 75 keep their outerwear and shoes on during screenings.
"If we have treated somebody unprofessionally, then shame on us because we have not done the job that we are expected to do," Pistole said. Meanwhile, complaints have actually decreased: This March, the agency got 1,294 complaints after screening 56 million people; last March 55 million were screened and 1,445 complaints registered, officials say.
Article from: newser.com
Ed Note: By Elizabeth Leafloor, RedIceCreations.com
"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others".
~George Orwell, Animal Farm
How tragic that life is imitating art. Orwell’s Animal Farm is a good allegory for not only what we’ve done historically, but what we’re doing NOW.
Even though it’s repeated to the public that terrorists are a horrible threat, and they can be anyone - even you or I - there should be ’concessions’ made for those people we recognize. Those with money and status are somehow less of a threat by their very nature, apparently. No one with money or power could be BAD, could they? Or have evil intentions?
Kissinger and Rumsfeld ’safe’?? By what stretch of the definition? When you have ’war criminal’ associated with your name, one would think it would be MORE difficult to make it through screening!
Meanwhile, children, who would presumably carry less suspicion than an adult, especially a frequently internationally-traveling adult, are being thoroughly screened and patted-down (some would say groped and molested), and treated with great disrespect. Many of these children end up traumatized and terrified of both the airport and authority.
Violate me??! But I’m powerful and wealthy!
These suggestions by Homeland Security Transportation Subcommittee Head are outrageous. If you’re going to use common sense for Beyonce, use common sense for all citizens. If you’re going to excuse "well-known" people, excuse us all. This (among other mountains of evidence) simply demonstrates what a farce the ’security’ measures truly are.
Kissinger Gets Full TSA Patdown And Lives To Sell The Tale
TSA Screeners Will Stop Your Children, Not Your Meth
Don’t want to be groped by the TSA or go through a body scanner? Just pay $100!
TSA Failed At Least 23 Times to Detect Subsequent Terror Suspects as They Boarded Planes in U.S.
The more often that ’important’ figures are forced to submit to the outlandish security theatre, the more likely it is that these rules will be changed for all of us. If we allow people of wealth, power, and celebrity to slide through, it will be all the more difficult for the average person to stop these measures.
By Elizabeth Leafloor, RedIceCreations.com
Image: Source, Edited: EL RIC 2012
Video from: YouTube.com
Video from: YouTube.com
House Of Representatives To TSA: Beyonce’s ’Not Going To Blow A Plane Up’
George Orwell Animal Farm AudioBook
Latest News from our Front Page
ISIS to France: "We will be coming. Victory has been promised to us by Allah"
Homegrown French ISIS fighters have issued a chilling threat of new attacks on France just 24 hours after the terrorist group used movie footage of the Eiffel Tower's collapse in another video.
A balaclava-clad militant is seen warning 'we will be coming, we will come to crush your country' in footage posted on Twitter earlier today.
It is unclear where the film ...
ISIS teenage 'poster girl' Samra Kesinovic 'beaten to death' as she tried to flee the group
She appeared in social media images for the group carrying a Kalashnikov and surrounded by armed men
A teenage girl who ran away from her Vienna home to join Isis in Syria has reportedly been beaten to death by the group after trying to escape.
Samra Kesinovic, 17, travelled to Syria last year with her friend Sabina Selimovic, 15.
The two became a ...
The Right Stuff's flagship podcast "The Daily Shoah" has been censored by Soundcloud
Editor's note: The PC corporate moral police strike again. Just as Radio 3Fourteen & Red Ice Radio were censored from iTunes, The Daily Shoah was pulled from Soundcloud today. As per usual, there is a double standard, they allow any kind of anti-White material:
No counter culture humor making fun of the genocidal mainstream garbage is allowed!
Soundcloud took it upon ...
Merkel Welcomes A Million More: Vows To Stand By Refugee Policy Despite Security Fears
Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Wednesday to stick to her open-door refugee policy, defying criticism at home and abroad which has intensified due to growing fears about a potential security risk after the Islamist attacks in Paris.
Conservative Merkel faces splits in her right-left coalition and pressure from EU states, including France, over her insistence that Germany can cope with up ...
Paris Terrorist Was Gay 'Rent Boy', On The Run From Islamic State And Police
The elusive eighth Paris attacker and one of three brothers implicated in the atrocity reportedly frequented gay clubs before the attack. He may have backed out of his mission at the last minute, and is possibly on the run from Islamic State as well as authorities.
â€œWe had him down as a rent boy, he was always hanging out with that ...
|More News » |