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June 26, 2011

THIS BLOG, FOR ONE, FEELS MUCH SAFER

Elderly woman asked to remove adult diaper during TSA search

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

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Given how over-lawyered the United States is, I'm surprised we're not seeing lots of TV commercials by attorneys asking people whose Fourth Amendment rights have been violated to call them to sue the TSA.

Remove an adult diaper, eh? Hmm... Are you sure you wanna go there?

I really hope she had a little something extra in there for them. "How's THAT for explosive!"

"Because of National Security concerns, we're going to have to kayak paddle up your Netherlands and twiddle it around your brain stem. You may experience some slight discomfort but this is necessary to remove any trace of dignity you might have had hiding up there."

The people that did this must have been sitting around worried because no one had sued them lately. Either that or they've been sniffing too many airplane fumes. I'm not the type of person who sues others but I would make a definite exception in this case if they had done this to a member of my family. I've worked with a lot of elderly people and they already have lost so much. Their dignity is assaulted daily. This is inexcusable.

TSA agents Diaper Diving?

I think we all need to demand TSA go MIA. Write your
congress critters!!!

We need better screening equipment that can tell shit from Shinola. It sounds like a billion-dollar contract is in order.

In 2009, I went through TSA with my insulin pump, pointing it out before I entered (and was waved through) the metal detector, and then enjoyed about a 15-minute inspection because of it. I joked to the TSA guy running it that I should remove the pump next time (it's pretty easy to do, but not a reasonable requirement). He said that I really should do so next time. On the return trip, I removed the pump and put it in the X-ray bin. On the other end of the conveyor belt, the TSA agent told me I shouldn't have removed the pump, and subjected me to extra inspection because of it.

The spokesperson, Sari Koshetz, is a lying POS.

Was she flying Incontinental Airlines?

p.s. I agree with all the harangues against TSA expressed above.

From The Atlantic:
"TSA cannot exempt any group from screening because we know from intelligence that there are terrorists out there that would then exploit that vulnerability."

-- Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman Sari Koshetz, explaining why TSA agents forced a 95-year-old wheelchair-bound leukemia victim who was going home to die with her family to remove her soiled Depends adult diaper during a 45-minute-long security check.

So, officer, what were you searching for?

"Depends."

Sari Koshetz has a phone number. CONTACT: Sari Koshetz of Transportation Security Administration, +1-305-432-0076. Feel free to send it to time-share salespeople, call centers in India, and Craigslist personals.

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