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Old Dec 31, 10, 10:04 am   #1
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This week in TSA history starting 1/1/2011

In anticipation of the TSA's new year's resolution for posting more inaccurate numbers
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Old Dec 31, 10, 1:20 pm   #2
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In anticipation of the TSA's new year's resolution for posting more inaccurate numbers
Excuse me? Why aren't you on another thread? Can you allowed to posts in the older thread?
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Looking forward to posting the numbers next year? Think we'll see more reliable numbers?
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Looking forward to posting the numbers next year? Think we'll see more reliable numbers?
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Reliable [rɪˈlaɪəbəl]
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Um,.....yeah, right.
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Looking forward to posting the numbers next year? Think we'll see more reliable numbers?
The numbers TSA puts out are about as reliable as a Yugo.
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The numbers TSA puts out are about as reliable as a Yugo.
That's an extremely unfair thing to say about Yugo's.
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TSA Week At A Glance: 12/27/10 Through 01/02/11

And here we have it...the first body count of the new decade. Read it and weep, read it and laugh, read it and hurl, read it and <your action here>...

  • 4 artfully concealed prohibited items found at checkpoints
  • 10 firearms found at checkpoints
  • 5 passengers were arrested after investigations of suspicious behavior or fraudulent travel documents
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  • 4 artfully concealed prohibited items found at checkpoints
  • 10 firearms found at checkpoints
  • 5 passengers were arrested after investigations of suspicious behavior or fraudulent travel documents
AND ZERO TERRORISTS STOPPED -
For the 468th Week in a row!
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AND ZERO TERRORISTS STOPPED -
For the 468th Week in a row!
Wow!!! Unbelievable!!!
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And here we have it...the first body count of the new decade. Read it and weep, read it and laugh, read it and hurl, read it and <your action here>...

  • 4 artfully concealed prohibited items found at checkpoints
  • 10 firearms found at checkpoints
  • 5 passengers were arrested after investigations of suspicious behavior or fraudulent travel documents
Already four artfully concealed items? How about some proof? For all we know (and I wouldn't be surprised ) they are pulling these numbers out a place that the sun wont reach

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AND ZERO TERRORISTS STOPPED -
For the 468th Week in a row!
Gee, what a surprise
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AND ZERO TERRORISTS STOPPED -
For the 468th Week in a row!
Wow!!! Unbelievable!!!
Acutally, THAT is a number I can believe
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AND ZERO TERRORISTS STOPPED -
For the 468th Week in a row!

The TSA cloud does have a silver lining....
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Already four artfully concealed items? How about some proof? For all we know (and I wouldn't be surprised ) they are pulling these numbers out a place that the sun wont reach.
Does this data mean anything? What is an artfully concealed item? What is the item anyway? What were these people arrested for and does it have anything to do with a real threat or terrorism?

TSA needs to publish meaningful data and stop the propaganda marketing machine. For example, it would be useful to know:

1) The number of people caught deliberately concealing a WEAPON and the number of those offenders that were arrested.

2) The number of people currently being PROSECUTED for being a real threat to aviation.

3) Number of people convicted on terrorism-related charges.

While I know all of these numbers are ZERO, it would be interesting to see what the numbers the TSA keeps spewing actually include. I'm sure it's mainly water bottles. {need trembling in fear smiley here, but the will have to do}.

If TSA is catching any real threats, they should be prosecuting them. The fact that there are no prosecutions should tell us all something.
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Never thought I would type this, but maybe the TSA can take some pointers from the Detroit Police Department.
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  • 4 artfully concealed prohibited items found at checkpoints
  • 10 firearms found at checkpoints
  • 5 passengers were arrested after investigations of suspicious behavior or fraudulent travel documents
Well, it appears they're using the same random number generating routine as last year. That's comforting, somehow.
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For all we know (and I wouldn't be surprised ) they are pulling these numbers out a place that the sun wont reach
As of November, it's not just numbers they're pulling out of there, especially if they don't change their gloves between victims passengers ...
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