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The TSA is not going to do sex to me cartoon

And More Reasons to Hate the TSA:

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TSA promises $10,000 fine for refusing sexual assault

By Rady Ananda

At the San Diego International Airport yesterday, about one-fifth of the travelers were selected for sexual assault by transportation security agents. Though TSA’s website did not list SAN as one of the airports employing the carcinogenic naked scan or a full body rub down, one man was told his refusal to submit would result in a civil law suit and a $10,000 fine. Under 49 CFR Sec.s 1540.105 and 1540.107, as summarized in these 2004 TSA Sanction Guidelines, apparently TSA has Congressional support to fine people for refusing to submit to molestation.

John Tyner posted his video of the incident and described in detail the experience. At about 3:50 into the first video, Tyner tells TSA agents:

“If you touch my junk, I’m gonna have you arrested.”

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Airport Body Scanners Under Pressure: Experts Now Warn X-ray Devices ‘could give you cancer’


By Activist Post

As we wrote in our newsletter this week: scanners and backscatter devices are under pressure from all sides.  Despite the best efforts of Michael Chertoff and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), word is out that Backscatter X-ray scanner technology being used in airports is exceedingly harmful, along with being an invasion of privacy.

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