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TSA Humiliates Injured Marine

Whoknows Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 8:24 AM
I would like to know how many of the people who post comments here have jobs or have ever had jobs. I ask this, due to a lot of the comments sounding like they come from Obama fans. I also include a lot of people Who have Gov. jobs, because they do not produce anything and they are for the most part un-necessary. I have been in S.S. offices where the workers were standing around talking to each other ( many of them ), while many many people were waiting to be taken care of. One of the most disgusting things I have ever seen. When I complained, I was taken care of but most grudgingly.
vanityofvanitys Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 8:35 AM
Must you depress us further with your microcosm of what's taking place out there? I look forward to the resurrection, but in the meantime, here on earth I feel so hopeless. Government will never change and nor will human nature. We are doomed. How is that for throwing in the towel? I pray, but I just see this whole mess coming to some climax sooner than later. Take care of those most dear to you people, that is your primary mission. And don't lose faith like I appear to have done.
M.K. Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:44 AM
Don't lose faith. You know how it ends.

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.

The incident prompted Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) to fire off a letter to John Pistole, the administrator of the Transportation Security Administration.

“The Marine, whose prosthetics were exposed, was humiliated,” Duncan wrote. “While I recognize the necessity to appropriately screen passengers, I am concerned by the apparent lack of situational awareness and respect among TSA officers – specifically when it...