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TSA Humiliates Injured Marine
FOX ^ | March 19, 2013 | Todd Starnes

Posted on 03/19/2013 9:47:15 AM PDT by lowbridge

Edited on 03/19/2013 9:49:57 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

An active-duty Marine who lost both his legs to an Improvised Explosive Device was humiliated by TSA agents after he was forced to remove his prosthetic legs and was then ordered to stand so agents could inspect his wheelchair for explosives.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: corruption; democrats; marine; military; thugs; traitors; tsa; tsabrownshirts; tsatrash; tyranny
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1 posted on 03/19/2013 9:47:15 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge
Stand up, Chuck!

These TSA goons are just as smart as the Vice-President.

2 posted on 03/19/2013 9:51:59 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: lowbridge

TSA made a life-long enemy that day.


3 posted on 03/19/2013 9:52:09 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: lowbridge

This is... I don’t have words to describe how I feel about this.


4 posted on 03/19/2013 9:52:41 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: lowbridge

I hope that all Vets are aware that they did NOT defend the freedoms of this nation. This is a communist cesspool.

Hopefully they managed to rescue some foreign innocents from the terrorists because that’s the only positive that I can think of.

Someone should carpet nuke the US and put us out of our misery.


5 posted on 03/19/2013 9:55:04 AM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: lowbridge

Were the TSA agents muslims?


6 posted on 03/19/2013 9:56:43 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: lowbridge

These people work for a communist, sequester them instead of the military. Sickening pricks.


7 posted on 03/19/2013 9:56:55 AM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: lowbridge
If I understand recent rule changes correctly, passengers are once again allowed to bring small knives on planes.
And yet the TSA continues to harass and humiliate people in this way.

It's not about safety. It's just about control. We are being conditioned so that when they tell us to go to "the showers", we will just start walking. Or crawling, if they've taken our legs.

Pure evil. Our government is pure evil.

8 posted on 03/19/2013 9:57:05 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: rarestia
This is... I don’t have words to describe how I feel about this.

Hold on to your guns because they are just getting started. The day will come when these animals are put in their rightful place...deep underground where they can't infect the plant-life.
9 posted on 03/19/2013 9:57:53 AM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: lowbridge

It disgusts me when I see brave people like this Marine subjected to humiliation and petty tyranny by cowards who would risk neither life nor limb for the people they supposedly protect. I remember when I was a young Marine just out of boot camp, myself and a few other new Marines were hassled by a rude TSA agent in an airport security line who made us take off our dress uniform coats and run them through security while berating us to move faster, which was totally pointless; how many fresh new Marines wearing form-fitting dress uniforms have tried to start trouble at airports, aside from maybe drinking too much at the bar inside? I could tell he was taking pleasure in bossing around new Marines who would not talk back or question due to having just been conditioned to instantly obey authority figures in boot camp.


10 posted on 03/19/2013 9:59:00 AM PDT by Free and Armed
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To: Wanderer99

Buy more guns and do so at gun shows from individuals.


11 posted on 03/19/2013 9:59:09 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: Wanderer99

Buy more guns and do so at gun shows from individuals.


12 posted on 03/19/2013 10:00:09 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: lowbridge

John Pistole is an arrogant a-hole who views himself above the common people just like his boss mac daddy the first.


13 posted on 03/19/2013 10:01:56 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: rarestia

My hatred has just expanded......


14 posted on 03/19/2013 10:02:01 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: lowbridge

This administration considers all veterans to be potential terrorists and their contempt for such self-sacrficing Americans is unlimited.


15 posted on 03/19/2013 10:03:40 AM PDT by MeganC (The left have so twisted public perceptions that the truth now appears pornographic.- SpaceBar)
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Considering they want to label returning vets, Christians, consititutionists and the like as suspected “terrorists”, this makes perfect sense.


16 posted on 03/19/2013 10:04:06 AM PDT by Hayride
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To: lowbridge
I walk with a cane, but I can’t walk through security with it. I have to place it on the conveyor and stumble my way through. When I said I need the cane to walk, the agent said I should have a wheelchair. Well, if you’re in a wheelchair, the agents still make you stand. Don’t they realize that the reason you need a cane, walker or wheelchair is because — hello! — you can’t get around unaided.

I used to love to fly, but between the cost, the groping and having to try to walk without my cane, I’d rather stay home. It is not a pleasure to fly anymore.

17 posted on 03/19/2013 10:05:42 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: lowbridge

And the laughs from the Islamofascists are deafening. Not only are we humiliating a brave serviceman but they have caused Americans to turn their anger on other Americans.

They have surely won.


18 posted on 03/19/2013 10:07:07 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: lowbridge


19 posted on 03/19/2013 10:09:28 AM PDT by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: Free and Armed
Tractorman jr. (my youngest son) headed for Marine boot camp yesterday.
Semper Fi and God bless you.
20 posted on 03/19/2013 10:10:39 AM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
If I understand recent rule changes correctly, passengers are once again allowed to bring small knives on planes. And yet the TSA continues to harass and humiliate people in this way. It's not about safety. It's just about control. We are being conditioned so that when they tell us to go to "the showers", we will just start walking. Or crawling, if they've taken our legs. Pure evil. Our government is pure evil.

and half the country loves it when their family members get molested on their way to Disney World. Maybe it is FAR more than half who love getting fondled and abused? Maybe Americans are just a bunch of dumb apes?
21 posted on 03/19/2013 10:11:41 AM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: fatnotlazy

Sorry to hear how you were treated.

But hey, rest assured these TSA agents are getting valuable on the job training as they migrate to the even bigger screwed up bureacracy of Obamacare!


22 posted on 03/19/2013 10:12:22 AM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: tractorman

I wish him the best! As much as people talk about how difficult Marine boot camp was, I actually enjoyed much of it once I got used to the routine.


23 posted on 03/19/2013 10:14:46 AM PDT by Free and Armed (Playing leap frog with a unicorn and compromising with liberals--both have a similar end result)
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To: isthisnickcool

Even if I can’t get enough guns, I’ll be designing plenty of new weapons of my own. Including cyanide syringes for close encounters.

These animals will get what is coming to them when the “day of the dog” comes and it won’t be much longer.


24 posted on 03/19/2013 10:15:08 AM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: fatnotlazy

The agent may be stupid but could also just be mocking you because he is a commie thug.


25 posted on 03/19/2013 10:18:01 AM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: Free and Armed

Thanks.
I actually think he will enjoy it too.
I can’t wait to see him in three months when I fly out for his graduation.


26 posted on 03/19/2013 10:21:11 AM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: Wanderer99

The odd thing about the big deal about guns is that you are correct that there are plenty of weapons around us but such a big thing is made of guns. If there were no guns then humans would find something else. They always have. For example:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xyvOCNCXdU


27 posted on 03/19/2013 10:23:06 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: Free and Armed
how many fresh new Marines wearing form-fitting dress uniforms have tried to start trouble at airports, aside from maybe drinking too much at the bar inside?

I'm going to guess right about ZERO. I spend a lot of (too much?) time in airports; I see a lot of US military personnel in them, both in and out of uniform. I have seen them look tired, refreshed, happy, sad, worried, eager, hurried, relaxing ... sort of like most business travelers.

I have NEVER seen them causing trouble, looking for trouble, or treating airport/airline employees or fellow passengers with any form of disrespect.

I cannot say the same for TSA toads.

28 posted on 03/19/2013 10:27:42 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Free and Armed

Sounds like he likely tried to get into the military and they wouldn’t have him...

Sorry you were treated this way;
Thanks For Your Service!


29 posted on 03/19/2013 10:28:17 AM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: lowbridge
If he's a Marine they only tried to humiliate him.
30 posted on 03/19/2013 10:28:20 AM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: isthisnickcool

Yep. It’s going to be very amusing when the commies face up against millions of people with absolutely nothing to lose. You don’t need a gun to charge the Gestapo. The enemy is going to win anyway so we might as well go out in a blaze of glory.

The only reason to want to survive is if they have kidnapped your children and are torturing/enslaving them. However, if that happens then you were an idiot to let it happen in the first place. The children should also be conditioned to not be taken captive.


31 posted on 03/19/2013 10:28:46 AM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: ClearCase_guy
It's not about safety. It's just about control. We are being conditioned so that when they tell us to go to "the showers", we will just start walking. Or crawling, if they've taken our legs. Pure evil. Our government is pure evil.

Right On!

32 posted on 03/19/2013 10:29:18 AM PDT by Digger
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To: fatnotlazy

Right! After our last flight several years ago, I told my husband, “If it’s okay with you, if we can’t drive and get where we want to go; we just won’t go if we have to fly to get there.”


33 posted on 03/19/2013 10:33:12 AM PDT by Twinkie (JOHN 3:16)
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To: lowbridge

The military is the enemy. Not the angry bearded savages who shave their beards before going to meet their 72 whores. Also, those evil nuns and grandmothers who are forced to strip.

Mad yet?


34 posted on 03/19/2013 10:34:37 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Liberalism is due to a breakdown of the thinking apparatus.)
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To: Tammy8

I appreciate it. It didn’t bother me too much, it was just annoying that people like him occupy positions of power over the rest of us.


36 posted on 03/19/2013 10:39:27 AM PDT by Free and Armed (Playing leap frog with a unicorn and compromising with liberals--both have a similar end result)
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To: Free and Armed

You have something they will never have. Honor, Courage and Commitment.


37 posted on 03/19/2013 10:43:36 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: lowbridge

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Time to stop bitching and stop flying.

A major boycott would have the airlines screaming in days and the Administration scrambling to keep them from going bankrupt and place the reason and the repeated maltreatment of law-abiding citizens by their own Government from and center 24/7 until it was recified.


38 posted on 03/19/2013 10:44:03 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: lowbridge

I think the TSA goes out of its way to hire criminals, sex perverts, and Muslims.

Just as long as they’re all Democrats.

But I repeat myself.


39 posted on 03/19/2013 10:46:15 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: boomop1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tt2yGzHfy7s


40 posted on 03/19/2013 10:48:18 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: tractorman

Congratulations, Tractorman! San Diego or Parris Island? Will you go to the graduation?


41 posted on 03/19/2013 10:50:45 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: NEMDF

Thanks!
San Diego and yes I will be going to graduation.
It’ll probably still be cold here in Wisconsin in June so I’m looking forward to it even more.


42 posted on 03/19/2013 10:56:01 AM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: lowbridge

So as I see it, this active-duty Marine was made to stand on his stubs for these ba$tards.

Over half of the Americans in our country and almost 100% of the politicians (so called leaders), do not deserve the defense and security our military or any other patriots.

Whatever happens when the SHTF (and it most certainly will), I can’t help but believe that something far better than this predominantly POS filled country will rise from the ashes.

Thank God I was able to enjoy the 50s, then the Space program and later President Ronald Reagan.... everything else has sucked.

Obama, his filthy democrats, his media and the RINOs have ruined this once great country. I will never forgive them, never.


43 posted on 03/19/2013 11:01:51 AM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~)
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To: tractorman

My son went through SD, graduated in February, and my husband’s two sons did PI, as did he. SD was a great place to go in February! Check out Marineparents.com if you have not already been there.


44 posted on 03/19/2013 11:03:08 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: NEMDF

Thanks for the website tip.
I’ll check it out later.
God bless you and your heroes.


45 posted on 03/19/2013 11:07:24 AM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: rarestia

I have words to describe how I feel about the TSA behavior or intelligence level, but I’m not allowed to use them on FR.


46 posted on 03/19/2013 11:13:18 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: tractorman

Congrats. My oldest should just about have arrived at Camp Pendleton - his first FMF assignment.

Given their CinC - may God help them both...


47 posted on 03/19/2013 11:20:33 AM PDT by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Just remember that these morons are the ones they will arm up with full auto AR’s, a billion rounds and 2717 BS armored trucks to confront and suppress us. I predict the shortest confrontation in world history. :-)


48 posted on 03/19/2013 11:24:20 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: fatnotlazy

I use a cane and occasionally a wheelchair. It all depends on how far I need to travel and how my heart and lungs are doing on a given day.

On the day that Obama was elected, the first time, I was on the Island of Kawaii and headed home to the mainland.

Security took my cane and placed it on the conveyor, it was on my lap. I was then pushed into a search area and made to stand while they took their time to search the chair... an airport wheelchair. He then frisked me, several times. He kept telling me that I could step behind a curtain to be search, I declined each time. Finally I was pi$$ and loudly told him to get on with his search, do it now, do it in public with witnesses and IF I COULD WALK TO THE CURTAIN, I DAMN SURE WOULDN’T NEED A WHEELCHAIR OR CANE. I wanted to make a very big scene, but I was concerned with being separated from my family and forced to take a boat or get a lawyer just to get home..... that would have cost thousands.

He was a skinny black man in his 40’s and I suspect he was feeling his new power now that his idol had won the race.


49 posted on 03/19/2013 11:26:36 AM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~)
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To: lowbridge

American hero humiliated by characters who aren’t fit to wipe his *ss for him.

What America has come to.


50 posted on 03/19/2013 11:27:12 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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