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Old 12-31-2009, 09:21 AM   #121
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I can't wait till someone feels they are "violated" by a full body scanner and sues.
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Old 12-31-2009, 11:22 AM   #122
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It's certainly going to be interesting for those of us with body jewelry.
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Old 12-31-2009, 11:30 AM   #123
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lol - I hadn't thought about that, cloud.
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Old 12-31-2009, 12:18 PM   #124
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This was interesting.

TSA Subpoenas Bloggers, Demands Names of Sources

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2009...-Supeonas.html
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Old 12-31-2009, 03:47 PM   #125
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body scanner at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport would not necessarily have detected the explosives which the would-be syringe bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab had sewn into his underwear. A Dutch military intelligence source told De Telegraaf newspaper that Al Qaeda has its own security scanners and has been practicing ways of concealing explosives.

The terrorist group has even carried out test runs at smuggling explosives through European airports, the paper reports.

On Monday Schiphol's operational manager Ad Rutten said the explosives carried by the 23-year-old Nigerian Abdulmutallab may well have been detected had he been scanned by one of the airport's 15 body scanners. Schiphol was the first airport to run a trial of body scanners, which use sound waves to see through passengers' clothing. At present the scanners are only an optional alternative to the conventional metal detector, as European privacy laws prevent them being made compulsory.

http://www.rnw.nl/english/article/%E...nners%E2%80%9D
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Old 12-31-2009, 03:51 PM   #126
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why is it our fault, and not Nigeria or Holland? blaming the target?
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:02 PM   #127
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This is an interesting story. I don't know how much of it is true, it is basically one guys story. But it sounds plausible.

http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/in...kurt_hask.html
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:23 PM   #128
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Government lie? pshaw.
It's quite possible the the man in orange had nothing to do with the bomber, and was part of a separate investigation. But the dog nailed him with child porn/drugs/live animals at an embarrassing time in the investigation for the FBI. So since Mr orange was only one of the people involved, they didn't want to tip off the others. If you don't like that scenario, I can think of a dozen more. Sometimes they lie for a good reason.
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:27 PM   #129
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dogs can sniff out porn?
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:30 PM   #130
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Certainly, porn is almost invariable tainted with, um... fluids.
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:34 PM   #131
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but most adults would be too, wouldn't they? Dogs could smell such "fluids" on even clean adults, right?

eh, I'm just imagining things.
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:38 PM   #132
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Hey, stick to your cats. :p
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:41 PM   #133
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cats are porn, 'cause they're just that sexy.

In a, ya know, metaphorical way (no bestiality, thanks!)
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:42 PM   #134
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I concur.
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Old 12-31-2009, 04:43 PM   #135
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dogs can sniff out porn?
Only immediately after they finish one of those marathon scenes.
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