World much stupider than returning soldier remembered [TSA]

If you ever needed proof that we are lost in a sea of pointless rules designed to make traveling (and indeed life in general) more difficult than it ever needed to be, this is it.

The eminent minds at TSA saw fit to confiscate an armed soldier’s nail clippers because he might use them to take over the plane. At this point I would like to point out that he was not armed with nail clippers, he was armed with an assault rifle – which was apparently acceptable because it didn’t have bullets.

The icing on the cake, swabbing all of the soldiers returning from a war-zone for explosives residue… of course they all failed – but not as hard as the guy who kept swabbing.

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216 Comments on this post.
  • Bransonfun
    5 December 2010 at 12:56 am
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    But it’s still OUR Government!

    • Mtc5457
      9 January 2011 at 6:12 pm
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      Must be a bunch of private school kids on here or ultra left wing liberals or ultra right wing conservatives. Get a clue people and get off your something happened to my ancestors bs. Its life it happened and there is no reason to dwell on a subject that is irelevant to current day situations. The soldiers being checked is retarded i agree but they are being checked because their are crazy people in this world who think its a good idea to hurt others. There is def hypocricy but do something about it other than whining as nobody likes a whiner.

      According to this blog we should all still be picking at rocks with sticks and talking in grunts…screw the romans, babylonians, persians, greeks, british, irish, russians, french, north africans (carthage), spanish germans, austrians and americans. Screw everyone who has ever done anything to try to do what they thought would be better for their countries and people. America did not start the war with indians, Great Britain, France and Spain exterminated many more indians than america could even if they wanted to. We as americans are a nation of many cultures and many ethnicities. Accept it and move on to making a better future without killing. Use the lessons of the pass to learn, not to dwell on and try to make someone feel bad.

      Get a clue people.

      • Stringfellowhawk
        25 January 2011 at 1:26 pm
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        The british, spanish, germans and french conquered most of the world killing or enslaving the local populations. When the “americans” stopped thinking of themselves as English, French, German or Spanish they just kept up the same old traditions and completed the conquering of the Indians. Whilst we Europeans moved onto other countries. Europe didn’t call it quits until the multitude of international pacts turned any European expansion attempt into multi-national wars. Holding on to land outside of europe was proving to be difficult.

        All of the countries where the British managed to conquer and wipe out most of the locals (US, Australia, Canada, etc) seem to be the most successful places (without the invasion they would probably still be a lot like Africa). Where the brits partially managed to enforce British culture (India, south Africa, etc) the countries are doing ok and are only a century or so behind britain (India seems very much like Industrial Revolutionary europe). Were the brits just exploited the country without exterminating or subverting the people the countries have done less well and may never catch up. Getting conquered by the french or Spanish seems less beneficial as they seemed to focus more on exploiting than “civilizing”. If the brits had got to Mexico or been as brutal/effective in places like India and Africa as they where in the US we could have a different set of global leading countries.

        • ThePonkazz
          11 March 2011 at 1:03 am
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          We’re just complicated mammals gliding on the wings of robots, cruising towards our inevitable common doom. Enjoy the ride

          • Denn
            22 April 2011 at 9:33 am

            pls do let this go on …its soooo entertaining for people who is not being productive at work, meaning me hehe

          • McNonymous
            19 May 2011 at 3:36 am

             every single one of you is completely fucking ignorant in your own special way.  don’t bring mlk jr. or ghandi in to this, they are better people than any of you trolls (for lack of a better word) will ever be.  you all fail, burn burn burn.

          • cancel-post-as
            8 June 2011 at 8:13 am

            Hey can you imagine being the higher conscience of planet earth? And then thinking at some stage in evolution that this planet needed robots,(for who knows what purpose). And now,,,, can you imagine what natures ( higher conscience), robot product would look like? YESSSS, look in the mirror and say hello to the FIRST GENERATION ROBOT ! Not convinced? Look at all of natures products and place a human form in the midst and SEE !! ( with an open mind ). Yes we are the first generation robot and for the purpose OFFFF,,,(my robot opinion) is to create the SECOND(final and ever evolving) GENERATION ROBOT. And you must admit we are doing a fine job. The mind, (computers), the body, (modern materials molded using nano technology), we are very close reaching our purpose of existence, ( my humble robot opinion ). 

  • anonymous
    5 December 2010 at 1:19 am
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    I’ll do you one better…they took my toothpaste, but I carried my gun on the plane…

  • JessicaN
    5 December 2010 at 2:01 am
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    The question isn’t “who is hiring these people” people those TSA Screeners DON’T make the rules. The questions rather, should be “who makes up the rules on what is considered a weapon”

    • anon
      5 December 2010 at 7:01 am
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      It would be very nice to know who made these rules…but the second we find out, I want to be first in line to kick them in the balls.

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    5 December 2010 at 12:31 am
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  • andrea
    5 December 2010 at 6:53 am
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    Its not the people hired, its the people that have convinced us we are all about to die if we don’t have the TSA and its stupid rules. Another money making deal for a company with good lobbyists. Give up our freedom for security and we have neither….sound familiar.

    • roberto
      9 December 2010 at 9:44 pm
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      TSA is a government agency… why would it have lobbyists. Completely agree with your point, however

      • Spaceman Eddie
        10 December 2010 at 1:06 am
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        TSA is a Purchaser. Who buys scanning equipment and cheap labor from companies that have lobbyists. Or who have friends who own those companies. Or whose head is angling for a shot on the Board of those companies.

    • Aaron Baugher
      10 December 2010 at 1:19 pm
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      It’s also the people hired. The TSA *could* be staffed by people who have some couth and common sense. But when you just won an election and you get to create a brand new bureaucracy, you don’t hire those people. You hand the jobs out as rewards to the people who helped you get elected. So you end up with the kind of people who thought the new president was going to (and should) pay off their car loan.

      • H20 Ski Boat
        12 January 2011 at 10:52 pm
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        TSA was created by the previous president. Get your facts straight.

  • KIF
    5 December 2010 at 7:03 am
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    Ah hold up… They didn’t have any bullets in the guns, right? Or any bullets at all? So the guns at that point are as useless as a broomstick in a fight. I understand this. The nail clipper part was a little much, but it’s not as stupid as this article claims it is.

    • Guest
      5 December 2010 at 9:13 am
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      But a gun can definitely be used to bludgeon a victim, which is made even worse when the people carrying the guns are specifically trained to do so. And if someone were to plan a take over, a big step would already be taken care of. ‘We’ll already have guns, all we have to do is smuggle bullets on board.’
      I do think this article stressed that part a tad too much, but it’s still a point.

    • Anonymous
      5 December 2010 at 9:20 am
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      Ok, you get a broomstick, and I’ll take an unloaded M4. Let’s see how long it takes me to break that broomstick and your skull.

    • Markos12
      5 December 2010 at 10:41 am
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      Let a fully trained US soldier beat the hell out of you with an empty rifle then tell me again how it is not a weapon. I could do so much more damage with an empty rifle (or broomstick for that matter) than with a pair of nail clippers.

      • Guest
        5 December 2010 at 4:20 pm
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        A fully trained US soldier is gonna be able to beat the shit out of most people whether you let him use the unloaded rifle or not so this is a moot point.

  • Anonymous
    5 December 2010 at 7:26 am
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    Without sources I don’t believe this story. Anyone could have made it up.

    • James
      6 December 2010 at 2:14 am
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      Alright youre retarded… I’ve been in this situation before. Don’t be a jackass and assume since it hasent happened to you that it hasent happened… Ie. People do have sex… I’m sorry…

      • alli
        6 December 2010 at 3:06 am
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        It’s rude to call people retarded just because they actually want the source to a story instead of just take a 6th hand story off the internet as fact.

        Also, you used “i.e.” wrong….and misspelled “hasn’t.”

        • Ty
          6 December 2010 at 10:52 pm
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          Whatever happened to not being a grammar dick?

          Even if the story isn’t true, its satirical value outweighs its falsehoods.

        • Durza360
          7 December 2010 at 2:37 am
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          I laughed, because I saw something like this happen (took the soldiers leatherman) when I was watching security in the D.C. airport while I had a two hour lay over waiting for my next plane.
          And get off his back about grammer who gives a fuck? He got his point across… I would almost accuse you of trolling, but I think you actually believe this story is false.

          • justsaying
            12 December 2010 at 7:16 am

            Why is it so wrong to correct the grammar of someone who is obviously ignorant? I guess it’s a crime to educate this “stupider world.”

          • Lindalmie
            13 December 2010 at 10:35 pm

            No, it’s just irritating when someone has to go to the lengths of pointing out the errors of others to make themselves feel more correct. If you have a good point, it should stand alone without having to insult anyone to make it valid. Also, to the people who doubt if this is true, you should try bringing clippers on a plane and see what happens. Quite a few people have had them confiscated, as I personally witnessed in an airport in ’04.

  • MikeK
    5 December 2010 at 12:18 pm
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    No bullets, but you can butt strike someone to death.

    • Jason
      6 December 2010 at 7:41 am
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      That’s the point of the story. You get the point of the story and now you’ve told everyone.

  • Floraridge
    5 December 2010 at 2:31 pm
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    This is just the start of things to come people. Welcome to the police state and marshall law after they take your weapons away from you.

    • Kladksnjdf
      5 December 2010 at 7:12 pm
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      Herpaderp so lets let the liberals in and make government bigger.

      • Otakubassist
        6 December 2010 at 2:15 pm
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        Because the TSA and the patriot act totally aren’t republican created and supported, amirite?

  • Bobsaget
    5 December 2010 at 3:48 pm
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    You people do realize that they had no ammo so its irrelevant that they had guns at all. Give those TSA people a break, yea the soldier probably was not going to use his nail clippers to do anything bad, but rules a rule so deal with it.

    • Alex Savage
      5 December 2010 at 5:41 pm
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      That soldier, and every single other soldier on that plane, is trained in using that rifle as a bludgeoning weapon, that is much much more dangerous than anything you could do with nail clippers. They absolutely could take over that plane with unloaded weapons if they wanted to. The funny thing is, if someone came up to me and threatened me with nail clippers, anywhere, I would laugh my head off (probably a few seconds after punching them in the face) but if someone threatened me with a gun I knew to be unloaded I would still be more worried about it than a pair of nail clippers.

      • Emily
        7 December 2010 at 7:03 am
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        There were 233 of them. If they wanted to, they could’ve taken over the plane butt-naked.

    • George
      13 December 2010 at 11:59 am
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      You really think AMMO is the key to an assault rifle being dangerous?
      So you think you’d be allowed on the plane with a metal bar of the same size and weight as a rifle? (A metal bar has no ammo, either.)
      You really think a nail clipper can be used in a more dangerous way than an unloaded rifle?
      Get a reality check.

  • Killer5678_2000
    5 December 2010 at 6:24 pm
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    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
    -Ben Franklin

    • Marleyman314
      11 December 2010 at 8:08 am
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      Keep in mind that Franklin wanted the national bird to be a turkey. If that wasn’t ruled out would we be eating Bald Eagle on “we take your land and kill your people day?”!!!!

      • Gfeen78
        11 December 2010 at 7:54 pm
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        awww lemme guess.. angry native american. Umm. EVERY country on the planet still funcitoning expanded its borders by fighting and winning. Ergo.. someone lost.. in the case of the US guns vs. bows.. they lost get over it.

        • derye
          12 December 2010 at 3:04 pm
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          so lets say i wanted to expand my property, so, i go to your house, break in, shoot the people i think will give me trouble and force the survivors to live in a small room in the basement. obvious, they’ll be a little sore about it but i won and they should get over it. and BTW not every one who has sympathy towards native americans are native american most are people who actually cracked a history book and read the injustices that happened. honestly a big plump turkey would be a very fitting national bird, at least for today’s america.

          • Tommlammers
            14 December 2010 at 8:56 pm

            By all means do your history. Every “native american” came from asia, and fought and killed other “native americans” for the use of the resources here. Ask the Anasazi or the peublo people…massacred by “native americans” to extinction. Lots of tribes we never heard of in South and Central America because of the humumanitarian works of the Aztecs and Mayans, but I suppose you’d rather focus on their calender and less on the thousands of victims tortured to death. Of coarse the folks north weren’t pikers…the apache’s were infamous for their elaborate tortures, as were the mohawks, and most other tribes. The white boys won the most recent fight. I’d say the mexicans or chinese will win the next.

          • Seanebryant
            15 December 2010 at 2:36 pm

            The Aztecs and Mayans or the other “native american” tribes that massacred people never wrote a declaration of Independence in which they asserted that “All Men Were Created Equal”, nor did they whip around the world claiming to be the defenders of “human rights” and squeezing populations of people because they didn’t like their government. The issue is not JUST the unspeakable brutality with which this great nation treated the “natives”, it’s the incredible (incredible in the most literal sense of the word) hypocrisy and the revisionist history that is used to tell the story. We understand that you don’t give a fuck who you have to kill. Just be up front about it and quit all this “land of freedom and liberty” bullshit…

          • Lordkresh
            28 October 2011 at 7:06 pm

            They didnt write a declaration of independence because they were too busy fighting each other, if they had been unified perhaps things would have turned out differently. Their own jealousy and hatred of each other help speed their demize.

          • Lets Be Adults Now
            25 December 2010 at 5:35 am

            Wow seriously are we going to bitch about this on the internet????? I mean we are all humans and yes we all make mistakes, but the one thing beautiful about today’s world is we have more means then ever to end all this fucking dumb ass violence and hatred. Hasn’t history showed you that hate and anger brings nothing but deaths. I think we should all just fucking be hippies and love everything and stop fucking bitching about how shitty the earth is but unlike the hippies actually do something about it besides eating a bunch of acid……. P.L.U.R………..

          • Reading_chick
            28 December 2010 at 2:34 am

            Franklin wanted our national bird to be a Turkey because it is one of the smartest birds (yeah yeah they might drown themselves while looking up into rain, but Einstein was deemed retarded after taking an IQ test) And lets just look at the stats right now, the Bald Eagle is becoming extinct, but wild turkeys (birds that we’re actually allowed to shoot and kill – not the farmed turkeys kept in cages) are doing just fine. So according to Darwinism the turkey would have been a better choice because it is obviously a better species.

          • Dennis
            12 January 2011 at 7:34 am

            the only reason the turkey is still around is because farms raise them as livestock dumbshit.

          • Technofreak5
            14 January 2011 at 5:38 am

            He was speaking specifically of the wild Turkeys, who gain no benefit whatsoever from the farming of the birds eaten on holidays. L2read.

          • Fysh
            20 February 2011 at 12:19 am

            And the only reason that the bald eagle is still around is because our government has spent millions of dollars to rehabilitate them into the wild on a wide scale.

          • Perdedor357
            7 March 2011 at 4:20 pm

            you’ve never heard of wild turkey? and I’m not talking about the drink. they’re everywhere and they are a completely different bird than the stupid livestock turkeys that live on farms.

          • CalledToDuty
            28 October 2011 at 1:03 am

            I’d love for someone to come into my house with a gun and tell me I have to leave. They wouldnt be talking much longer.

        • Johnbalone
          12 December 2010 at 4:02 pm
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          awww lemme guess redneck who never made it past the 8th grade. Ummm. EVERY country on the planet blah blah blah blah never did my homework blah blah IQ under 60 blah blah. I like how you take issue only with the last statement in his response, because of your vitriolic and racist hatred for Native Americans.

          Its cool though. I’m sure they forgive you for suggesting the genocide and ethnocide of Native Americans was “fighting”, and how you essentially condone rape and the likely pedophilia of the white settlers upon the Native American children by not condemning their actions as genocide.

          • Flucksy
            16 December 2010 at 1:53 am

            Genocides include ethnic groups, but whatever, your argument sucks anyways. Also you have no evidence, just hopeless speculation.

          • Rustyhowle
            19 December 2010 at 1:14 pm

            I just stumble to this and I looked up and down and I never figured out how the hell you’ll got off to “cowboys & Indians” . But I’ll try to help you out. My ex-wife Cynthia Ann (not parker) grandmother was 50% Cherokee, and because of her name and her Cherokee link, and I’m a rock hound alway looking for arrowheads where I live. I have had “the white Buffalo” “trail of tears” for 23 years, I even made my own 22″ dia tepee and everything was going fine until she got so far into it she started downing the white man. Like the other dude said ” I didn’t have a damn thing” to do with any of that. Here’s the answer that straighten pulled here back. Yes the American Indians had their land taken away from them. They were treated like 3rd class animals. But read history that kinda chit has been going on from day one, and some of the American Indians got to keep some of their land. No other group in the world that got overran and lost their land had some give back to them. The Jews are still looking for an acre or 2. I didn’t bring black over here and make them slaves, but because if the suffering that their ancestors went through they ain’t sitting around wondering if they are gonna be able to kill dinner or be dinner, or living in a sandbox. It won’t do you any good to down my my writing skills, or my run-on sentences. Not only do probably know more about native Indian then the ones that have the cassino’s, but I am old enough to have been drafted and sent over to fight for a people that didn’t want us there and lost my new home but when we came back native or transplant American didn’t want us here either. Just think about the ramblings of a old Texan and give everyone around you break. Don’t be a Native American. African American, Asian American and so on ~~~~ just be happy your here and just an American period

          • CheckUrselfB4UWreckUrself
            14 February 2011 at 11:34 pm

            Bro, the Jewish People got a whole nation given to them after WWII. Ever heard of Israel?

          • Blacklotus
            24 December 2010 at 8:37 am

            Johnbalone, you are balone. Your comment sounds like one of a sixth grader’s, and you have no argument. Maybe you’re the one with an IQ under 60.

        • dolken
          14 December 2010 at 7:17 am
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          your a fucking retard

          • M3
            19 January 2011 at 10:22 pm

            …says the guy who can’t spell.

        • NeighborhoodSpidey
          23 December 2010 at 2:18 am
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          This has got to be one of the most idiotic and ignorant responses I’ve ever read. Stop being such a fucking narrow-minded, heartless bastard and open a damn book for once in your goddamn insignificant life, instead of going off what you probably heard from your parents. Part of me wonders if you’re still being breast fed.

        • Nsdiver
          27 January 2011 at 1:46 pm
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          The difference in this scenario is that only one of the combatants were initially aware that it was a war. Arrogance of Europeans I guess…

        • Ervina
          12 March 2011 at 5:15 am
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          or, the blankets that were infected with small pox, essentially wiping out an entire village. from the descendants of political refugees who left their country because of religious persecution… only to come to a new land and do the same thing to people who lived there for tens of thousands of years. your descendants, and unfortunately mine, are a prime example of why territorial expansion is one of the unfortunate problems with the human condition.

      • ThespianFirebrand
        12 December 2010 at 9:35 pm
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        Whose fault is that? Not ours. I never took anyone’s land. I was born here and I have the right to stay. Some other guys came and did that. I celebrate Thanksgiving because I am THANKFUL.
        But I’m not sure if their actions are as comparatively wrong as they’re made out to be. Although some native Americans were peaceful, many were violent. They fought each other for resources.
        And there were tribes who believed that the land did not BELONG to anybody. So they can hardly argue that it was stolen from them.
        While I think some of the methods used by the Europeans were barbaric, they were not the only ones fighting, and what they did holds no bearing as to what we do today.

        • Anonymous
          13 December 2010 at 5:22 am
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          none of you really have any idea about this topic do you? Besides the point this is irrelevant to the article above. Many nations did in fact fight other peoples to expand, but in many cases the people they were fighting were a bit more evenly matched. Except of course for colonies, and all former colonies have some pretty horrible pasts to deal with. About the natives being violent or nonviolent, i;d like thespianwhatever to give some examples please, because many of the tribes origionally displaced (mashantucket, wampanoag, nipmuc, etc) had relatively peaceful histories and used methods of negotiation and token warfare we didnt know about at he time (like counting coupe). And finally, to put some icing on everyones hatefest cake: we invaded their land and they fought back. Blaming that on them would be like blaming poland for WWII, and the “i didnt do it so its not my fault” thing is bull because there ongoing injustices that arent being taken care of. (200,000 citizens of the cherokee nation? have no running water…. the reservation we gave them has no reservoirs and they do not have the infastructure to distribute piped in water.) this is a much deeper moral and political topic than any of you morons could understand anway.

          TL;DR the TSA sucks and i just started a ragefest

          • Flucksy
            16 December 2010 at 1:55 am

            I give you a 2/10 for shitty grammar and flawed logic.

          • Anonymous
            19 December 2010 at 5:04 am

            i give you a 0/10 for grammar nazi-ism, and ignoring the point

          • MurderFace
            21 December 2010 at 1:34 pm

            That was very nice, but could you cite your references in APA format? Also I take issue with the “It’s your fault because you’re a white guy and are not dealing with the ongoing injustices toward native Americans. If you feel like that is something that AMERICA should take responsibility for, run for public office and attempt to pass some legislation that you think may help them out. I agree that it is a very deep moral debate that none of us of an inferior intellect to you could possibly comprehend, and the Indians got the raw deal. However, one half of my family came from Ireland near the end of the potato famine and lived in Massachusetts and the other from Italy (and that’s all i know. i don’t know when). So, to the best of my knowledge, neither I nor my ancestors can claim responsibility for the Indians. Should the AMERICAN Government have been fair to them? Yes. Is it my fault that they weren’t? No. That’s like going to Germany and blaming some random 20 year old college student for the Holocaust, and it’s his fault that there is not enough Jewish bakeries in Munich. My point it is this. Almost every country has a dark past that it’s people should not be proud of, but does that mean that I should not be proud of who I am because i was born white or of any other color or ethnic background for that matter? Should I not be proud of my country for the good that it has done?
            I do my part for my country more than you could know. I have served in Iraq twice and Afghanistan and continue to serve. Don’t come at me with the “war is wrong” bullshit, because I did not join to be a politician and whether or not I agree with the war has no bearing on the honor that I am worthy of. You will find that political views are not included in the Oath of Enlistment. I joined to get a college education and to fix helicopters. If YOU believe that the Indians continue to be treated unjustly and someone should help them, then maybe YOU should take responsibility too. Don’t be part of the problem by playing the blame game. Be part of the solution. This is your country and you do have some power to make it better, even if your contribution is small.

            Here’s something you’ve heard before:

            “Ask NOT what your country can do for you. Ask what YOU can do for your country”
            -John F. Kennedy
            (also a white guy, not that it matters)

          • titomiguel
            25 January 2011 at 9:51 pm

            Thank you for your service , for your love of country , and for your well written response to the “progressively brain dead” .

          • shoegaze
            27 September 2011 at 5:37 am

             In the interest of perspective, consider: Who is at fault is not important. What matters is WHAT IS, not WHAT SHOULD BE.  the above comments fall under ‘what should be’ and have no real traction on anything other than the mind of the one making the post.  What is? We came over and destroyed the established system (the method is not important either) and replaced it with one of our own. At the moment It appears the system we have replaced it with is flawed and will more than likely not survive the next couple decades, maybe a century if we’re lucky, probably not…
            However, what is?
             -We have been to space
            -We have mapped our species’ DNA
            -We have built AI (sorta)
            -We have extended life expectancy SIGNIFICANTLY

            Get past morally right and wrong and look at it with the wide angle lens. What has happened has already past and what will happen, will happen.  There’s nothing else really.

          • Mell
            16 December 2010 at 6:16 am

            I personally give you a 10/10.
            LOOOOOVE IT! :))
            grammar doesn’t even count when the point is so wonderfully laid out.

      • Ii_supra_ii
        13 December 2010 at 8:12 pm
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      • Danny Noonan
        5 January 2011 at 10:55 am
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        He was right again.

      • Zoocko
        11 January 2011 at 11:48 pm
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        Well, it WOULD be more honest.

    • Ned Carter
      1 May 2011 at 11:11 pm
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      This statement is true, and it should be heeded. All the other replies are a bunch of trolls, who don’t see how pointless their little arguments are.

  • Baconfist
    5 December 2010 at 6:45 pm
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    Where the hell do you draw the line at what is and isn’t a weapon? If i take my shirt off and choke you to death does that mean no one is allowed to wear clothes? If i head butt the pilot does that mean people cant be on planes now or just our heads feet and fists?

    The point is preventing weapons from being on planes is pointless and impossible. If they can stop even %80 of all weapons being brought onto an airplane that means I’d have to send 5 terrorists to take over a plane. Four would get caught the fifth wouldn’t.

    If security were really an issue they would put a armed guard in the cockpit and have knockout gas canisters in the plane that release in a highjacking. then they would only have to search people for gas masks.

    • guest
      14 December 2010 at 11:26 am
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      That would be an awesome idea if knockout gas existed in the real world.

  • Lhjcnbajelbhfeu
    5 December 2010 at 7:10 pm
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    People who are determined to destroy find wild ass ways of doing it. Besides, I really don’t fucking care what they confiscate, chances are I can buy it for three bucks after I land.

  • Jackie Reynolds
    6 December 2010 at 8:36 am
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    agreed. no matter if this story is 1st hand or 352548u689th hand it is probably true to someone.

    i also agree with the fact that a soldier is trained to use their guns as improvised bludgeoning tools and that they will cause/ will give infinitely more damage than a stupid pair of nail clippers.

    tsa also allows metal knitting needles on planes/ through security. apparently people who carry long piercing objects are ok as long as they are used with yarn and not as an improvised weapon also.

    what is this world coming to….

    • anonymous
      9 December 2010 at 11:51 am
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      Well they let you on with pens and pencils. Hell they let cell phones and all sorts of electronic gadgets. It doesn’t take an Eisenstein to get that lithium ion battery to explode. And those little buggers pack a wallop when they do.

  • Midnightmutants
    6 December 2010 at 1:52 pm
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    • Anonymous
      8 December 2010 at 5:38 am
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      Oh my god! OW!!! Great addition to the post.

  • Guitarrc2
    6 December 2010 at 4:11 pm
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    Ridiculous… however, just because you’re a soldier in a Government was doesnt make it YOUR country. Its theirs too, and their just doing their job. Unfortunately morons can get work too.

  • Ray
    6 December 2010 at 4:24 pm
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    if its one thing I learned in video-games, if you hit someone ONE time with the butt of your gun or rifle, THEY WILL DIE!

    • Mermaldad
      21 December 2010 at 3:09 am
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      Yes, but the respawn 5 seconds later…

  • Welcome Home, boys, TSA “Interrogates” our Soldiers « Eclectic Thoughts
    6 December 2010 at 2:37 pm
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  • TimB
    6 December 2010 at 8:06 pm
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    The problem with TSA officials is that they aren’t allowed to have a brain. Everything must be by-the-book.

    Hypothetical scenario: say there *was* a plot to take over the plane home, and it involved that soldier with nail clippers. Now, he’s on a flight with 232 other soldiers, so it’s a good bet that any plot to take over the plane is going to involve either a bomb or at least ~150 of the other soldiers. (Why? Because someone would have to be really, really stupid to try to hijack a plane with 200 enemy (as they then would be) soldiers on board, even if they’re “unarmed.”) If it’s a bomb, then nail clippers won’t change anything. If it’s 150 other soldiers, you’re probably f***ed even if they’re completely unarmed. So you’re probably safe letting through some nail clippers. Especially given the whole assault-rifle thing.

    Also, really, how *can* nail clippers be used to take over a plane?

  • Mike
    6 December 2010 at 9:02 pm
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    The real story is that the bad guys are winning, have won. A terrorist succeeds when people are terrorized. A provocateur’s intent is to provoke. “Victory” isn’t as important as having an impact. And so it is. We are afraid of EVERYTHING now, chronically terrorized, prodded into lashing out and spending our way through two needless wars into national insolvency, cowed into watching helplessly as our civil rights are eroded, riven by political polarization. Previous armed conflicts and past U.S. enemies have made this country stronger, more resilient. This one? I don’t know. Osama bin Laden and Co. may have succeeded far beyond their wildest expectations.

  • Fjm145
    6 December 2010 at 10:20 pm
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    Unfortunately Osama is sitting back in his cave laughing his ass off !!! He got the US of A so freeking paranoid he has already won. He is bankrupting the US and instead of going after the terrorists, the US is abusing their own people. What gets me is why are they allowing themselves to be treated in this fashion ??

    Imagine TSA patting down a 6 year old !! Not only is that disgusting but its child abuse. What is the first thing you try to teach your children?? Don’t let a stranger touch you !! How many aircraft bombers are you going to get in Texas or Wyoming.

    The Israelis and some European countries have it right. Roam the airport and identify possible suspects before loading the aircraft, don’t abuse your citizens just to justify some big wig at TSA who probably flies on a private jet.

    • anon
      7 December 2010 at 11:15 am
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      Osama is sitting back in his cave laughing his ass off !!! no
      Osama is sitting back in his $5 million villa laughing his ass off !!! corrected

      • Thomasjefferson23
        9 December 2010 at 6:30 am
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        Jus think; Osama Ben Obama is setting on the White House laughing HIS ass off too …

        • Johnbalone
          12 December 2010 at 4:05 pm
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          Lol redneck alert. Someone get Thomasjefferson23 a book.

    • akaname
      8 December 2010 at 1:06 pm
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      dick… it’s not osama but the USA government that’s manufacturing through the media, a state of fear and paranoia….

      Mass Mind Control. TV
      Non- Military Population Control. Pharmaceutical Industry, Fluoride, Poverty.
      Invisible Economic Invasion. The IMF

      America is run by Criminals.

      and if you sit back and take it, you fucking deserve it.

      Jordan Maxwell’s The Naked truth may help you all yet……………………..

  • amused
    6 December 2010 at 10:21 pm
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    Just like a soldier the TSA personnel are just following orders. Nothing more and nothing less. They are not there to question the logic of the orders just to enforce them.

    The world isn’t stupider, it is just as stupid when he left. He just probably didn’t notice it until now.

    • Dale
      13 December 2010 at 1:19 pm
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      Soldiers are *REQUIRED* not to obey unlawful orders. BTW, when did *YOU* serve?

      Trust me, the world is stupider. For instance, 30 years ago we wouldn’t have people trying to defend this egregious violations of rights and Constitution. Of course, that we before the public school system started turning out dolts who didn’t have a clue as to what the Bill of Rights was about.

  • Trackthor11
    6 December 2010 at 10:53 pm
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    So, if I have black belt at karate i cant get my hands on the plane? or do i just get tied up during the trip?
    Or what if my teeth were really sharp? Do i get to wear that mask like hanibal lecter? 🙂

  • Blah
    7 December 2010 at 5:30 am
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    entertaining, but not true, period

    • Yorrick5
      10 December 2010 at 2:53 am
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      I don’t believe it either. Times are a bit different now, but when I was in the Army(1990-1999) and flying around, we didn’t go through security. I cannot fathom that they’d make these guys go through security now. Armed, we didn’t even go through the terminal…we were dropped off on the tarmac.

      • Ornux
        11 December 2010 at 10:07 am
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        That depends on what airport you go to. For example I used to travel in many places in the north and southwest and in those ports you would NEVER be allowed on the tarmac without actually getting through security like everyone else. It’s why there are long lines when a regiment is in the terminal. So your words are disproven Yorrick5

      • Shocktroop
        12 December 2010 at 7:09 pm
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        Sorry to say bu it is true. I just came back a few months ago and we had to go through security. You couldnt have clippers, knives, or anything else on the list but we did carry our weapons and for those of us like me, barrel bags. The only difference was we did not have to take off our boots and were only patted down if we set off the detector and wand. Then we got our temp read as this was during the swine flu issue.

      • jeepsrule98
        13 December 2010 at 3:48 pm
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        Sorry dude, things have changed. You go through security just like everyone else, just not in the regular terminal. The Military does still get on the plane on the tarmac, but you go through security. You even go through security to get on a Space-A flight. All the same rules apply. The only time we did not go through security was to get on the C-130 taking us from Kuwait to Baghdad. But leaving Kuwait to the US we had to do customs and security. We had to empty all of our bags on a table and customs went through everything.

      • Lindalmie
        13 December 2010 at 10:30 pm
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        Unfortunately, this is true, and not just for soldiers. When I went to Ireland in ’04, my aunt’s nail clippers and manicure scissors were confiscated. The airline mailed them to her home.

  • VigilanteINC
    7 December 2010 at 3:15 pm
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    You embellished this.

  • Anonymous
    7 December 2010 at 7:49 pm
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    That’s why it is called the Terminally Stupid Association. Not one thing they have ever done as improved the safety of air travel one iota. I am hardly a professional terrorists but with three or four assistants and a few days to train them, I can take over any commercial airplane in the world. Nothing the TSA is doing or has even contemplated doing would slow me down eve a little.

    On the other hand, I know way that would stop all of it, even me, at a fraction of the cost and none of the inconvenience. The problems are, it wouldn’t cost enough, remove no civil liberties, and not provide any jobs for the hopeless morons now comprising the TSA.

    • Anthony V McFey
      8 December 2010 at 8:34 am
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      Well out with it! What is this magic fix you have in mind?

      • Urmay
        10 December 2010 at 8:52 pm
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        My friend it is to put you in charge of the TSA. have fun, also remember we all need to trim our nails.

  • Stevie100
    7 December 2010 at 9:51 pm
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    Whether the story is true or not, “they’re just doing their job” is no excuse. Millions of people were murdered by people “just doing their job”. It’s up to the individual to question their job. If everyone did that, the authorities wouldn’t be able to use them in such a way.

  • N1664please…
    7 December 2010 at 11:02 pm
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    A nail clipper can be used as a weapon… uhum… can the real weapon(the rifle) be used as a weapon? naahhh its ok as long as it doesnt have any bullets in it!

  • Blair
    7 December 2010 at 11:26 pm
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    At this point I’m convinced the TSA doesn’t exist to improve safety. It exists to keep the people in a constant state of turmoil and panic. It makes it easier to convince society that their safety is actually under attack and you better do exactly what we say or everyone will die because we’re here to protect you and you need us. It’s bullplop. Terrorism, Swine Flu, Magnetic Sun Storms…they are all hyped for this reason. They feed on a human’s natural fear of the unknown.

    • ConcernedCitizen
      14 December 2010 at 10:19 pm
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      I agree with you, we were tricked by fear into thinking we are in danger. The government to this day has failed to bring forth conclusive evidence that we even need these extremely infringing security measures. All of these post 911 security measures don’t seem to be actually concerned with helping citizens safely travel from one point to the next either. This has little or nothing to do with protecting citizens from people who can take an entire flight of people hostage with ‘nail clippers’ or ‘box cutters’. It is merely another form of invasion of privacy on so many levels. This is just another way to monitor and regulate the people of our own country in a poorly disguised form.. as a necessity for safety.

      It can be argued that the planes on Sept. 11 were not even hijacked or at least the events didn’t happen the way we were told. The official story claimed to identify the 19 alleged suicide hijackers from the four planes, but as it turns out 5 to 7 of the alleged 19 hijackers were found to be alive and well and uninvolved. The evidence is ever growing that we were not told the truth or the full story about the events of 911. The very fact that the government hasn’t told us the whole story about such an important and tragic event, and the fact that the fragments of the story that they have told us either contradict numerous witness reports, numerous expert analyses, or defy physics, etc. enhances the possibility to a probability that they have something to hide. I myself find it very hard to believe that someone could just slam a plane into the pentagon, even more suspicious is the fact that surveillance tapes held by the government that would inescapably prove what actually hit the pentagon haven’t been released to the public almost a decade later. I believe that we were tricked into giving up our rights, the reasons are still unknown but the last thing I’m going to do is silently watch as our rights are continually infringed upon.

      In order to have a fully functioning government the people have to have trust in that governing body. The very actions the government itself has taken in such important events makes that a challenging task to say the least.

  • Anonymous
    7 December 2010 at 11:39 pm
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    Homeland security happened. We all need to stand up for our rights and document any abuses.

  • Tommy
    8 December 2010 at 8:24 am
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    Double edged sword here though..Everyone complains about the TSA and their regulations, but when a terrorist attack happens who gets blamed? The government get blamed for their inability to protect its citizens. I say, choose which is more important I guess. Getting held up by annoying TSA agents who possibly take their job to far, or at least having a first line of defence against terrorist activity in airports.

  • Thedarkandpowerfulone
    8 December 2010 at 4:27 pm
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    sir, with all due respect… you don’t want to know what happened to us while you were gone. i thank you for your service… and I apologize for the betrayal you have come home to. That said… if you still want to know what happened to us… there is a documentary out all about it. It’s called V for vendetta… make some popcorn and watch away.

  • BCD
    8 December 2010 at 8:42 pm
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    I agree, nail clippers are not a weapon, a multitool, maybe. But LOSE one of these on a plane and the next person to find it is concerned about safety? —– the entire aircraft is cleared out and everyone is re-searched as is the aircraft before going on! You may not have bad intentions with your knitting needle, but leave it on an aircraft for the next idiot to find and he sticks it in someones throat! That is why they don’t let you take these items onboard! Leave a damn wire onboard from the hardware store and the aircraft is cleared out! Hell. some Air Marshall left his clip on one the other day! There are other idiots out there too – not just the Tub Stackers of America!!

  • Lorax
    8 December 2010 at 11:55 pm
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    America is getting stupider, if we believe this tripe. One TSA agent enforces a (albeit stupid rule) and we infer that America as a country is becoming more intellectually challenged?!? The logic is one o’ them red herrings, show ONE example of something, so it must be true for all. Dumb. Really dumb. If we believe this crap.

    Is the TSA out of control?? Sure it is, and I think most of us would agree on that point. How many millions of people have taken off their shoes because of one idiot bomber, and we sure as hell can’t ever have that happen again. And they get worse every day. But this letter writer is in the F’n military! Is this person allowed to question every order handed down?? The agent in question has to answer to their boss, and to their boss, who, eventually, has some grand scheme of knowledge over what is being done.

    By the way, I am currently boycotting flying because of the shenanigans of the TSA these days.

  • 75th rangers, 2nd bat
    9 December 2010 at 5:10 am
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    Coming home from Baghdad, I had my M-4, my M-9, and they even let me keep my leatherman. But my bottle of scope mouthwash? out of the question.

  • Will
    9 December 2010 at 5:21 am
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    this is all a lie. none of ot is true. I checked it out with truth or fiction.

    • Lindalmie
      13 December 2010 at 10:42 pm
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      Well, then truth or fiction is full of shit, b/c I’ve SEEN it happen. I guess our country really has gotten pretty stupid if people rely on an internet site to decide what is actually true. Try talking to some people that actually travel by air.

  • Tanya
    9 December 2010 at 9:27 am
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    That IS what happened to people while you were gone. Stupidity just set in deep. Or wait… maybe TSA was always lame…

  • Stupid
    9 December 2010 at 2:20 pm
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    your country was Fck’t up by people in suites while you were gone my brother, same people in suites that convinced you to go and fight “terrorism” and that there are actual terrorists who are threat to your country (and by the time being there where ever you were Iraq, Iran, Afganistan you probably realised there are no such people but only those who are frightened by your gun). and its all about the Texas and its all about the OIL and now there is nothing you or anyone else can do anything about it. soo… YOUR country is F*@kT, seriously. But you did good soldier, your F*@kTup country will have OIL for 50 more years…

  • Slightly Bruised Man
    9 December 2010 at 5:34 pm
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    ‘Blah’ wrote:
    “entertaining, but not true, period”

    Don’t know if this story is true or not, but it could very well be. After all, stupider things have happened at airport security:
    –> can’t find solid confirmation for the last one.

    Sadly airports will just keep hireing stupid fucks who blindly follow orders, so this shit isn’t likely to change any time soon.
    Unless everyone just stopped flying until things are changed off course. But thats probably not gonna happen either.


    • Haley
      8 June 2011 at 4:41 am
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      There are so many dumb things happening here.

      a) Why did we have to bring Native American heritage into this? All because of Ben Franklin? Holy shit. 

      b) I’m so insulted when all these soldiers talk about how “they are the core of security” and the “people who protect our nation are being treated like terrorists”. First, I am sooo grateful of what our soldiers do. I honestly appreciate it. But standing up and saying that since you’re the people who keep us safe you should magically NOT have to obey the rules is so dumb. You’re a human. Yes, a human who has been God knows where fighting all sorts of terrorists and shit. But a human. And it’s only fair that you have to do what we do. Because, guess what? ANYONE with ANYTHING could be a threat. You don’t think people corrupt? This isn’t a Disney movie. The good guys don’t always stay good. Some people are cruel and evil, and just because you’re in the army does not excuse anything. You are a human, therefore you have the ability to corrupt. That’s why TSA does what they do. They don’t know you. They don’t know your family, they’re not your friend, and they don’t know what kind of person you are. So, instead of taking the risk, they check you. Like any smart person would.

      c) Boycotting TSA? This is, by far, the dumbest thing ever. Here’s a grand fucking idea: follow the rules. Learn your shit, pack it right, put everything in the goddamn quart-size bags. Stop being pussies and just do it. No, it’s not “taking away our rights”. It’s not “a violation of privacy”. It’s our nation doing its fucking job to protect us. Terrorists exist. And they will murder. So I’m pretty sure that buying a travel size toothpaste (Or-God forbid-buying a new fucking bottle once you get off the plane) or mouthwash or leaving your nail clippers behind is the least you can do. I’s not that hard. I fly at least four times a year, so it’s second nature to me. But honestly, it was easy to master. Just read up on the rules before you leave. Stop being babies.

  • John
    10 December 2010 at 4:10 am
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    “The eminent minds at TSA saw fit to confiscate an armed soldier’s nail clipper. . . .”

    [I’m sure this was covered below but I’m too lazy to read] No. You’re wrong. He wasn’t armed. He had a gun, but that gun didn’t have any bullets. What is so hard to figure out about that.

    And BTW, I would hope that our soldiers COULD take over a plane with a pair of nail clippers. I find it sad that the one who had the nail clippers wasn’t good enough to think so…

    • Anonymous
      10 December 2010 at 5:36 am
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      I’d think that the stock of a well-made assault rifle would be a much more devastating weapon in the hands of a trained soldier.

  • World and TSA still much stupider than returning soldier remembered [update]
    10 December 2010 at 12:45 am
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  • ninja
    10 December 2010 at 5:55 am
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    So much false information here….pitiful folks believe this to be true. Either way, if you don’t pass this shit along to 10 people within 5 days, you will dye a horrible life……fucking idiots. Learn.

  • Dr Evil
    10 December 2010 at 6:38 am
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    I say FIRE TSA and hire the Hells Angels. Problem solved.

    • Skup42
      11 December 2010 at 5:54 pm
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      yeah, that worked so well for the Rolling Stones

  • Ash3278
    10 December 2010 at 5:17 pm
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    my father in law is an airline pilot and they took his nail clippers as well once… as if he doesn’t have a fire axe IN the cockpit already?! Or, better yet, he could just, fly the plane into whatever building he wants if he really wanted to take over the plane… but nope. nail clippers are to much a risk for the pilot to have on board…

  • Nahafl
    10 December 2010 at 9:44 pm
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    While you were gone, the Republicans screwed your country, civil rights and common sense

  • Ed Magowan
    11 December 2010 at 3:54 am
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    When I was in Iraq, a group of fanatical Islamofascists attacked our compound in the middle of the night. Nothing we could do would stop them – grenades, small arms fire, heavy weapons, mortars…..nothing. The bastards overran us and tied us up. Then the real horror began – they came at us with nail clippers and tubes of skin lotion, some of the crazed lunatics even wielded sporks — sporks! I tells ya. It was horrible. The only thing that saved us was THE BOX. That’s where we tossed all those things we knew we couldn’t bring back stateside on account of the new security rules. It was touch and go for a while, but we finally achieved victory with the aid of 4 ounce bottles of hair care products. The history books will commemorate it as ‘The Battle of L’Oreal’.

  • Lort
    11 December 2010 at 7:34 pm
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    What happened is, that you haven’t found Bin Laden yet!

  • Travelingal620
    12 December 2010 at 5:43 am
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    this is stupid…. they would not land at commercial airport the TSA would have no juristriction on an Air Forse or Army base

  • this is the world we live in | k i s s : t h e : g u n
    12 December 2010 at 10:44 am
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    […] World much stupider than returning soldier remembered [TSA] DECEMBER 3, 2010 9:32 PM […]

  • Dale
    13 December 2010 at 1:28 pm
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    An open letter to Janet Incompetano:

    Dear Maoist, Marxist Bulldyke::

    Your procedures at airports have the entire world laughing at you. The
    world (and especially the terrorists) know this for what it is: security
    drama. It is the appearance (or so you’d like us to believe) of security
    without one single vestige of actual security.

    If you truly wanted security at airports, you’d hire agents with an IQ
    slightly higher than my pet rock. You’d likely pay them bettter than the
    average McDonald’s cashier. If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.

    Your practices are also a clear violation of the United States
    Constitution, a document you have sworn to defend and protect against all
    enemies, foreign and domestic. The biggest threat to the Constitution at
    this point in our history, Ms. Incompetano, is you, our Attorney General
    and our President.

    Get real, do you really think that fingernail clippers are a threat? Do
    you really think that sexually mollesting three year olds solves any
    problem? How dare you set low standards for hiring TSA agents (no rape
    convictions for ten years) and then give them the authority to choose
    which women to molest and then to molest them. Do you realize that you allow
    people to be hired as TSA agents who could not pass a background check to
    possess a concealed weapon in the state of Texas? Does this not seem patently
    absurd to you? It sure as hell does to me and any thinking, rational American.

    While I don’t particularly mind the world (and especially the terrorists)
    laughing at you, what irks me beyond any ability to communicate is that
    they are also laughing at my country and at me as one of its citizens. You
    further endanger Americans by forcing to be smarter than the average TSA
    agent, not a particularly difficult task, I refer you to my “pet rock” comment.

    I realize that writing this letter to you will result in my being put on
    the list of “Domestic Extremists”. To that, I can only quote Barry
    Goldwater (admittedly, you follow a somewhat different (Mao Tse Tung)
    path): “Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice, moderation in the
    name of justice is no virtue.” However, neither I nor my family (nor a
    single one of my friends with a choice) will fly until your draconian,
    marxist violations of the Constitution cease.

    What you do at airports is wrong. There is no possible justification.
    Another quote of which I am fond: “All that is necessary for evil to
    prevail is for good men to do nothing.”

    I feel it is time to put our lives, fortunes and sacred honor on the line
    to defend this nation from those who would turn it into something totally
    foreign to its founders.

    I will oppose you in every legal way at my disposal. I and many others
    will no longer do nothing while evil prevails. What you fail to realize
    is that this was “a nation of the people, by the people and for the
    people”. It was never intended to be of, by and for the beaurocrats.


    A proud domestic extremist

  • Guns Allowed on Plane but Not Nail Clippers | Let's Get Logical
    13 December 2010 at 8:45 am
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    […] troops were coming back from war when they encountered the peculiar logic of our new airport security.Although the troops were bringing back their weapons onto the plane, the security was more worried […]

  • Slightly Bruised Man
    13 December 2010 at 10:40 pm
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    Why is everybody talking about wether the soldier could have taken over the plane or not?
    The way I see it, the problem here (in this particular case) is that the soldiers even had to go through security in the first place.
    They shouldn’t have to go through security, because they ARE the fucking security! It is mindbogling to me that the men and women who are sent out to protect their nation agaisnt terrorists, are still not trusted enough to be let on a plane unchecked. Apparently YOU aren’t considered safe, even though YOUR JOB is to keep the rest of us safe. The government trust you enough to let you fight our enemies, and yet they still aren’t quite sure wether or not you yourself is an enemy.

    This is a nation (and indeed a world) run by paranoid, powerhungry psykopaths, who will stop at nothing to ensure their wealth and power. Even if it means that they have to take away every single one of the freedoms that our forfathers (and mothers) fought so valiantly to ensure!
    And the really scary part.?? We all sit back and let them do it…

    • Adsf
      16 December 2010 at 3:09 am
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      I completely agree with your point, but your spelling and grammar are atrocious.

      • Sunemarker
        22 December 2010 at 4:17 pm
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        English isn’t my native language, so I suppose that explains it.
        But atrocious? You must not be aware of the grammatical standards usually found on the internet.

        Glaedelig Jul (merry Christmas)! 😀

    • Eatanorange
      16 December 2010 at 11:51 pm
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      Are you kidding me? Soldiers are people too, why shouldn’t they have to go through the same security as everyone else? The fact that they go to other countries to kill people shouldn’t give them special rights.

      We all respect our soldiers so much, but what we don’t realize is that, to the citizens of the countries they go to war in, THEY are the terrorists. Whether or not we win the war in Iraq doesn’t matter, the terrorists have already won.

      • Grew.up.Military
        23 September 2011 at 2:54 pm
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        I hope i NEVER see another person call our American Soldiers terrorists again…if you want to be mad at someone for the war in Iraq look to the executive branch of our government who we’ve given utter control. A soldier is NOT a terrorist they are HEROS, they are brave, wonderful people who decided to give their lives to our country in protection of all of us, our country, and they hope theyre fighting for whats right….however they get NO choice in where they fight or who they fight…military personnel are not considered citizens of america anymore after they enter did you know that? They are the property of our wrecked government we put to power….and people who join the military do so thinkin they are doing the world some good or saving their family, friends, and countries freedom…so we should look down on these people?? HELL NO! Are you “eatanorange” goin to go up to one of our soldiers after returning from a horrific tour in Iraq and tell him or her that THEY are the terrorists! that this is theyre fault!! If so then you sir are a completely screwed up person who was NO IDEA what it takes to be an american soldier and be in the military sacrificing your life and your rights for all the dumbasses that sit here and call them terrorists….is this the new “nam” where we spit on our armed forces when they return instead of making them feel like what they really are…HEROS no matter if the war the government is making them fight is right or wrong. If you wana call someone a terrorist point up to the people you voted into office…and hten go look in the mirror….b/c anyone who would downgrade our military soldiers is a terrorist and someone who doesnt know anything about anything.

    14 December 2010 at 8:57 am
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    Common sense isrextremelly important… I wish it wasn’t educated out of us.

  • Chasbyrd
    15 December 2010 at 9:53 pm
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    This story is a fabrication. TSA hasn’t prohibited nail clippers for years — with the exception of those that also have a built in pen knife.

  • Judelol
    16 December 2010 at 5:39 am
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  • David Alderman2002
    16 December 2010 at 8:26 am
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    What is really funny is I just looked at the TSA website… apparently nail clippers ARE allowed on the aircraft… I had mine taken from me when I flew home from Japan too (US Navy)…. assholes….

    Print this and take it with you: (Dated May 2009, ALLOWS Lighers, no mention of nail clippers)
    and this one (it says on this one, dated 1 Mar 09 that all lighters are no-go, but the 2009 one changed the rules but this one does allow nail clippers)

  • Chris
    17 December 2010 at 12:59 am
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    Here’s the thing – if the clippers have a pointy nail file in them, some of the TSA guys will consider them a stabbing weapon.

    The last time I traveled was in the March of this year and nail clippers were confiscated then.

  • Tired of niggers
    19 December 2010 at 4:54 am
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    TSA only hires cheap-ass people who are willing to “work” for nine bucks an hour. F@$king pitiful.

  • Nautik
    19 December 2010 at 11:25 pm
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    Because there are no bullets… *points gun at TSA agent*… your sure about that right?

  • whyamistillawake?
    23 December 2010 at 1:05 am
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    i think its amusing that reading the comments some of you people think you need to be a soldier to beat somebody to death with a huge lump of metal….let me take a crowbar and see if it works the same way, even though i havent been trained how to use it…. :/

  • Anonymous
    24 December 2010 at 2:33 am
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    Wow, where the hell did you fly back into the country? The only time we got checked was through Navy customs in Ali Al Saleem. It’s beyond me what circumstances required you all to go through civilian checkpoints. That’s what happens though when you take military through civilian checkpoints.

  • jaques
    24 December 2010 at 7:17 am
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    Name just one other then….

    • Celine
      24 December 2010 at 9:27 pm
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      What about the crusades? They weren’t about land, but it still works as being “one other” where Group A tried to force Group B, killing Group B on the way. This one did NOT happen in America. It couldn’t have, America didn’t exist. Also keep in mind all of the technology, science, and information we lost because Group A didn’t believe it should exist.

      Yeah, America did some pretty horrible shit when we took over the native Americans. What about China’s control over North Korea? I know “Braveheart” is just a movie, but it was based on real historical events: Scotland did not want to be part of Britain. Don’t even get me started on Nazi Germany. But in all of these situations, no one tells China that they are completely an awful nation. No one scoffs at Scotland. I definitely don’t blame all of Germany, especially this generation, for the ideals someone had no matter HOW horrid they were.

      Places get taken over, people get killed. It’s history, sorry that some of it is recent enough to be blogged/commented about, which is entirely a stretch in itself. I mean complaining about something happening 200 years ago, seriously. It reminds me of when African Americans that were born in the past 30 years claim that “because of slavery”, something is the way it is for them in particular. Anymore I feel that if you didn’t personally endure the issues of your nationality/race/religion, then shut up.

      In relation to the actual post about this soldier: It’s funny. The TSA was doing their job, and unfortunately they have to look like idiots with some stupid rules set by their higher-ups. The one that requested the soldiers be swabbed may have TRULY been the idiot here, wasting everyones time.

      • dude WTF
        5 January 2011 at 4:19 am
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        i would like to add that these native americans who are held on a high horse in this debate RAIDED, MURDERED, and SCALPED men woman and children in homes on the frontier. they also attacked forts built to house, once again, men, woman, and children. so what does the world say when the “white man” with their “boomsticks” fought back and kicked ass good ole U.S.A. style? that we where in the wrong.. so pardon my french but shut the hell up and crack a book or two.

        • Questionableness
          4 February 2011 at 11:24 pm
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          Some of those women kidnapped actually enjoyed it. Even after being rescued by the white man they went back to the indian men because they were better at the job in bed. Just saying.

          • the dumbest person alive
            24 April 2011 at 4:52 pm

            ain’t the internet great. Hey you didn’t hear that the natives liked being scalped? yeah after it was all said and done they adopted scalping themselves as a daily ritual..tool

        • Tkotis21
          5 February 2011 at 11:45 pm
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          they started killing us because we showed up on boats and snatched their land up and started shootin everybody. id scalp a village of white ppl too if they showed up and kicked me out of my house and were plotting the mass murder of my people, we as while ppl started this, u cant be upset that they tried to fight back, they were a proud people.

          • moldy caves
            2 April 2011 at 1:53 am

            It’s difficult for me to understand how a caucasian person can condemn their own descendants that explored and settled this land. They sure as hell weren’t gonna turn around and go back to Europe. The savages that were already here attacked, tortured and killed men women and children with impunity. That’s war people. They lost. They bit off more than they could chew and it was their undoing.

            I sure as hell don’t feel any remorse about the trail of tears. The savages dealt ALL the cards and paid the price.

          • jena
            27 May 2011 at 8:00 am

            moldy caves, you are the epitome of the despicable nature of human beings. It’s comments like this that make me lose my faith in humanity. I’m a southern, white Caucasian who was raised by racist grandparents and even I can discern from everyone else like them that you are the worst kind of person… because it isn’t playful, ignorant racism because you grew up with it and don’t know any better. It’s straight up hatred and ignorance.

          • Someone with a heart.
            9 June 2011 at 12:52 am

            You are a disgusting excuse for a human being.

        • whogivesaratsass
          6 March 2011 at 11:30 pm
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          White pioneers used to get paid for Native American scalps as proof for cleansing the land. They learned scalping from us. so you need to open another book too.

        • actuallyreads
          11 April 2011 at 4:48 am
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          I like the people that instruct others to “crack a book” and dont know how to read themselves. I dont mean “crack open Army of Darkness DVD” either, dip. Maybe if you had read a history book beyond third grade you’d have realized the utter falsitude that you would like to impart on other barely smarter than ape degenerates like yourself. You think purposely killing an entire Race of People using biological warfare is any different than flying planes into buildings you feral dung beetle? Huh? Didnt hear you, all I hear is grunt grunt fart fart and then you defecated on yourself.

        • jena
          27 May 2011 at 7:56 am
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          There were native american leaders who hoisted white flags of peace AND the american flag outside of their camps during their trek to our so-called “five star” reservations we had waiting for them, at which American forces saw these symbols of peace, invaded anyway, and killed all men, women, and children they could. Yeah, I guess you could say that’s “Good ole USA style ass kickin” alright. They defended their territory the same way anyone else would have if it had been invaded with the intent to take it over. In most cases, we killed for fun, greed, and out of pure hatred and racism.

          If someone invaded your personal home to take it over, and then proceeded to hold a shot gun to your wife and children and slaughter them, would you take well? Keep in mind that you’d live in the same world the Native Americans would live in: Nobody would represent you. No police. No courts. Nothing. It’s you against them. Would you hang your head to the ground, utter a simple “okay” and just move on? FUCK NO! You’d murder the son of a bitch, and possibly scalp him for good measure. And I’m pretty sure a hatred would grow inside you so strong that you’d want to kill anyone like him that had the same intentions.

          And keep in mind… those who went along with the government’s wishes and arrived at the reservations were promised land to till, a government supply of meat and food and clothing, and water. The government naturally put them in desert/barren areas where it was impossible to farm, we gave them maggot-enriched meat, and undrinkable water because they simply couldn’t be bothered. The majority of the country was just hoping they’d die off and stop being a pest.

          The buffalo were sacred to the Native Americans. We killed them for fun and put their bones in piles just to mess with him. Don’t believe me? Look it up.

          By the way, sir, I took your advice awhile ago. I didn’t just read about these horrendous acts, I went to college for this very subject. You may have cracked a book or two, but you obviously aren’t as well read as you think. Get back to hitting those books you hide behind as a facade for intelligence.

          Saying we discovered America and rightfully own it is the same as me saying I discovered a car in the parking lot and deemed it mine. Oh, was the owner is pissed, you ask? I gave him a place to stay in the trunk. It’s cool. At first his family was pretty combative about the whole ordeal. Nothing a shotgun can’t fix. My point is.. yes… the hostile takeovers of countries do happen but that doesn’t make the atrocities that come along with it moral or just. Don’t sit there and pretend like we don’t.. and shouldn’t know better. That it’s natural, and unavoidable. That is bullshit, and you know it. Saying that this has gone on for all of history as a way of justifying it is nothing but a cop out to allow yourself to sleep at night.

          • Bau
            1 June 2011 at 7:46 pm

            thank you! great response

            -a real native american

        • Wolffacedb
          8 June 2011 at 2:29 pm
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          There are no records or historical primary source materials of Native Americans of any tribe scalping people. Additionally in traditional Native American war the women and children were not killed or raped. The men went out and fought the men.

          • Wolffacedbisaloser
            18 June 2011 at 5:01 am

            Are you kidding????? There are TONS of documented events of American Indians scalping humans!!! Open a book or talk to a tribal elder!!!!

      • idiots
        5 January 2011 at 9:16 pm
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        You guys are fucking retarded. All humans suck equally.

        • Ervina
          12 March 2011 at 5:19 am
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          so Gandhi and MLK Jr. sucked as much as Hitler and Stalin? You might want to re-evaluate your statement.

          • Starson007
            27 March 2011 at 5:17 am

            Humanity is a disease and a blight on this planet. Yes Matrix is a movie but what they said is true, the only thing on this planet that is comparable to the way we live and procreate is a virus or bacteria…so yes MLK and Gandhi sucked just as much as Stalin and Hitler…All of you suck…haven’t you ever heard the saying that arguing on the internet is like running in the special Olympics? No matter if you win or lose you’re still retarded…

          • the dumbest person alive
            24 April 2011 at 4:47 pm

            I think everyone is awesome. No two people are the same, everyone has a different story to tell, some good, some bad. Everyone is capable of bringing knowledge and experience through life lessons, making each of our lives important to society as a whole. If you and about 90% of this population would step away from the me, me, me, me thinking, maybe, just maybe, we could learn to become a productive and booming society once again.

          • Dtl5017
            8 June 2011 at 11:43 pm

            Depends on your perspective…

    • Centrists
      12 April 2011 at 9:16 am
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      Just one? can’t do it… just too many really good examples of Humans behaving badly.

  • Edwardarobles
    24 December 2010 at 10:22 am
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  • Anonymous
    25 December 2010 at 7:36 pm
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    Nothing happened to your country while you were gone. The same morons that sent you are still here. Oh, that’s right, you volunteered…..

    • Guest
      27 December 2010 at 10:58 pm
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      A proffesionalized volunteer military coupled with exceptional advances in technology over the past 70 years is the primary reason why The United States is the preeminent world power. Therefore fuck you for even hinting that any soldier is any sort of lesser inteligence you fucking pussy.

      • James Smith
        20 May 2011 at 11:59 am
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         No one said the soldier is of lesser intelligence.  It’s people that can’t use a spell checker that are the idiots.  “Proffesionalized”  What a moron you show yourself to be.

  • audaxish
    26 December 2010 at 5:06 pm
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    This sort of thing is exactly why I will not contribute to the USA economy as a tourist.

    • Big E
      7 March 2011 at 8:45 am
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      Good!…we do not want you here in our country.

      • James Smith
        20 May 2011 at 11:57 am
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         Then you stay in the USA.  When it collapses from greed, stupidity, and incompetence, you can starve like rats.  Just don’t expect to come here.  We don’t need morons like you.

  • We Interrupt 2010 – Year In Pictures
    31 December 2010 at 12:27 am
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    […] World much stupider than returning soldier remembered [TSA] 131 comments […]

  • Yolandi H Cook
    1 January 2011 at 4:36 am
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    Aggghhh….How weird. Those poor soldiers. They had to deal with so much crap already in combat–then they have to be hastled on their way back? Outrageous!

  • Forrestfrogg
    2 January 2011 at 12:59 am
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    wtf people why r you talking about cowboys and indians when the story was about what you can and cannot take on a plane. fucking tools

  • Tom_pettengill
    2 January 2011 at 2:04 am
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    couldn’t the soldier himself be considered a weapon?

  • Anonymous
    6 January 2011 at 12:50 am
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    Stupider is not a word

    9 January 2011 at 5:53 pm
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    Now remember kiddies….arguing on the internet is like competing in the Special Olympics…Even if you win, you’re still retarded.

  • Kevin
    12 January 2011 at 2:29 am
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    the terrorists are winning

  • Chinook808
    19 January 2011 at 5:31 pm
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    This post isn’t about Republicans and Democrats. It’s not about American settlers, or Native Americans. It is about a bunch of Soldiers who went to fight a war and were finally on there way home when they were treated not as the men and women the defend this country and the freedom to write our opinions on blogs such as this one, but as a threat to the very country that they spent the previous 12-15 months being bombed,rocketed, shot at defending. As a soldier, I understand the importance of National Security, but ladies and gentlemen, we are the very core of National Security.

    • Marc Anthony Starvaggi
      23 September 2011 at 7:51 pm
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      And who instilled those security precautions? Republicans, in an overreaction to 9/11.

  • guest
    23 January 2011 at 12:00 am
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    The most effective way to improve airport security would be to give every passenger a gun and a full clip upon boarding the plane. I guarantee you anyone trying to hijack that plan would be dealt a swift and deadly barrage of bullets.

  • Foxergod
    24 January 2011 at 10:56 am
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    its not against the law in arizona to possess eagle feathers if you native american and its part of your religion.

  • Skyway420
    27 January 2011 at 1:42 pm
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    The soldier is stupid for having “volunteered” to defend this stupid country full of stupid citizens who vote into office even stupider politicians. Get ready for the great melt down. I seem to remember that was what happened to Germany in the 1930’s. Remember, you are part of the problem if you try to defend these stupid people.

  • Gumbyclp
    6 February 2011 at 9:47 am
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    Just an FYI, its spelled BOLOGNA, guys….

    • Anna K.
      5 April 2011 at 1:49 am
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      My bologna has a first name, Oscar!

  • Eudonimo
    6 February 2011 at 3:29 pm
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    ‘The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

  • TruePatriot
    14 February 2011 at 11:58 pm
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    I LOL’d at how this soldier questions a guy following orders who is checking for weapons when he’s fine following orders to kill people in an unjust war.

  • Hcrouse
    18 February 2011 at 8:21 pm
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    I’m so pleased that your crappy government that less than a quarter of you saw fit to vote for, is fucking you out of your precious “liberty”. So very pleased.

  • Elcabong
    2 March 2011 at 4:59 pm
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    I call shenanigans! Why would a soldier be in a position to have to be screened by civilian TSA. Armed soldiers would travel by military transport to and from a military facility, not on a commercial plane to a civilian airport. When was the last time you walked through an airport and saw armed military personnel? Shenanigans!

  • Big E
    7 March 2011 at 8:42 am
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    What I wonder is why these soldiers were on a commercial or chartered flight in the first place/…why were they not transported on a USAF cargo/passenger plane like a c-5 or a c-17 which can be quickly converted to a passenger plane.
    then they would not have to go through airport security.
    they shouldnt have to anyway.
    we are all being controlled and hardly anyone realizes it.

    and to those that whine and complain about how the USA is the evil empire….
    go live in another country and see how well it is, been there done that.
    USA is still the best country on the face of the planet, even if I dont like my Govt, I love my country!
    I fought for the right to speak freely!
    if you dont like America, leave it!

  • ThisGuyNamedJoe
    8 March 2011 at 6:45 am
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    As an avid shooter, I always test positive. I am also military and thoroughly enjoy the stupidity of our airline security. It’s the biggest placebo of security fed to the masses.

  • Starson007
    27 March 2011 at 5:27 am
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    of course its money…what else would it be? the business of America is business….btw i dont agree with this ideal but what are ya gonna do?

  • duha87
    2 April 2011 at 12:33 pm
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    ‘Someone who can hijack a plane with a pair of nail clippers can hijack a plane without a pair of nail clippers..’

  • STG
    3 April 2011 at 6:57 am
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    You are a complete and total f@#king retard.

  • jameshac
    14 April 2011 at 6:22 am
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    If you are referring to the nukes in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, here is a good argument. If we hadn’t nuked them, Americans would have lost the same amount of people in the war that were killed in the bombing. This is because the Japanese people were similar to Vietnam, where they would surrender to nothing less that a Nuclear attack. As for the “protectors of the world” part…..well just take a look at Libya and Egypt. I am an American, but I am in no way in love with it today. I just like to have some decent information on the internet, not this crap about how “Americans are fat pigs that try to get in everybody’s business and are hypocrites” bullshit.

    • shoegaze
      27 September 2011 at 5:21 am
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       I don’t think he was talking about the nukes dude…guilty much?

  • Guest
    26 April 2011 at 4:52 pm
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    I had a $130 guitar strap confiscated at the airport by the TSA. Because it had bullets on it. Pewter ones. I don’t know how I was going to try and use them, especially since I had no intention of opening the guitar case at all during flight. But I suppose the TSA guy made a great argument – “What if someone on the plane saw this? Are you stupid or something? Man you really didn’t think this one through…” God forbid the one guy on the plane with x-ray vision looks through the case and SEES the safely stored away pewter-on-leather fake bullet strap in a case with – not a gun but a guitar.

  • Oohbla
    2 May 2011 at 5:01 am
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    am i the only one who noticed the name has the “word” stuipder in it?

    15 May 2011 at 5:53 am
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    u are a prick.  i am a screening officer and yes the rules can be stupid, and yes, they can seem senseless, but they are made up by experts from several fields and practiced at airports across the world.  Sorry to, Mr. I served in the military and went to war, but you don’t have a fuckin clue.  I did my time in the military, and because i did i understand the differences of domestic and foreign war zone practice and policies.  and to the guy who wrote this… you are a douche bag.  Seriously, these guys are here for your safety, do you even know why nail clippers were considered a threat to aviation safety.  I bet you don’t have a fuckin clue but if someone used those nail clippers as part of a zip gun or something that killed or took down a loved ones plane you’d be crying like a bitch about how TSA didn’t do their job and took the nail clippers from the guy.   Further more, you should know the rules, your not fucking special, deal with it or take a fucking boat or bus.

    • James Smith
      20 May 2011 at 11:53 am
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      You are a perfect example of why TSA means Terminally Stupid Association.

      Not one thing the TSA has ever done would deter a real terrorist for even a minute.  Nothing you do contributes one iota to the safety of the USA.  What it does is provide employment for people like you that are too stupid to get a real job.

      I am not a real terrorist but, give me three or four assistants and a few days to train them and I can take over any commercial flight anywhere in the world.  Not one thing you are doing would cause me a second’s  concern.  Imagine what a genuine terrorist can do? 

      Tell me, wise guy, how many people in the world have been successfully attacked with nail clippers?  For that matter how many shoe bombers has there been.  Only one.  The “bomb” would not have done much damage to anything but his feet.  BTW, who caught that guy?  The TSA?  Airport security?  Airline crew?  No to all of those.  It was passengers.  So much for you morons. 

      The extreme ignorance shown by assholes like you are one of the reasons I am happy to now be living away from the US.>  I will never even visit that land of the dumb again. 

      You are an idiot and should be in a mental institution somewhere.

  • Kayce Jack Davis
    30 May 2011 at 4:32 pm
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    Ahhh! The theater of enhanced security for the illusion of greater safety.

  • Dlkjd
    8 June 2011 at 3:32 pm
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    Beware the little man with the little job, for he will always make your life hell – ms

  • stumbler
    8 June 2011 at 8:06 pm
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    I in no way approve of the invasion and attempted assimilation of one culture to another. But do bear in mind this happened everywhere. New Zealand was invaded by Europeans and the Native Maori culture was shunned for a long time, similar to Native Americans. But THIS WAS NOT A WAR WE FOUGHT. This is history. It is there to be learned from, not repeated on the internet. Everyone will walk away from this conversation with a sense that their culture had been disregarded and disrespected, only worsening the matter. Everyone should just stand up, brush the dirt from their knees, and shake hands. It’s just one of those things.

  • Dizzywildfire
    9 July 2011 at 3:01 pm
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    This always kind of boggles my mind is that TSA is so ridiculous with the service members. We’re in an organization that is fighting a war on terror. We swore to defend this country and everything it stands for. Why the hell would we blow up a plane? Especially one taking us home to our loved ones.

  • lashing hat
    23 July 2011 at 9:08 am
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    this is what you fought for… i guess you get what you fought for.

  • Altitude5280
    13 August 2011 at 7:57 pm
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    And the tea baggers have upped the dumbness factor in this country.

  • AlienFromOuterSpace
    24 September 2011 at 5:50 am
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    after reading the below Ican sea the geniral population of this planet is not vary smart and gets into fights with themselves and kills themselves over the stupid things, will not go here again!

  • Sherritt_42
    26 September 2011 at 4:40 pm
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    peace and harmony sounds very hippie…ish but weren’t hippies just doin they’re own thing???  anyways this whole old school American attitude has gone to far. Soon the tides will change, I hope I pray I don’t see it as a matter of when but when but who will embark on an endless en devour against the rich, greedy capitalist pricks that create dumbass laws, rules and regs. small minded and tunnel vision out, big picture outside the box thinkers, in!
    positive change is required, humankind needs a major upgrade. Dec 12, 2012????

  • Anonymous
    27 December 2011 at 5:17 pm
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    TSA inspections are a make-work project for otherwise marginally employable New World bozos.  And a stellar example of closing the barn doors after the horses are nigh in the the next county.  

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