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'Big Sis' Reasserts Unlimited Power to Seize and Inspect Laptops

Sorceress Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 11:58 AM
PS oh, never mind. All the electronics will probably be stolen by the TSA on the way out of the country (along with anything of value you might have in your luggage).
Magna Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:15 PM
And now that they are using the TSA for Domestic field operations as they did in Houston -searching passengers on the Metro System both Bus and Rail system -they just appeared one day along side the Metro Police -claimed it was a joint exercise -searching passengers persons and bags -of course they were stunned at the time -and i suppose when they had time to let it sink in what had happened -they stormed City Hall later in the day raising Hel( about it and were told it was just a"Joint Field Exercise with the DHS ! " who cares they were stopping and searching without any right to do so -see how easily your local government will surrender up YOUR rights -so watch who you vote for -needless to say the mayor is a supporter of Obama and all !

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