Wednesday, February 01, 2012

The Toe Sucking Assholes (TSA) Strike Again

British tourists deported for tweeting British slang for "party". Because they might dig up Marilyn Monroe. Or somethin'.

TSA calls the bomb squad to remove two 'pipe bombs' that they'd already determined were harmless -- six hours previously!

And that's just the past two days, that's not including the cupcakes of mass destruction, Star Wars light sabre of horror, butter knife confiscated from pilot (who, remember, is at the helm of a 100,000 pound weapon of mass destruction and can crash it by simply pushing the wheel forward while the copilot is out of the cockpit), a 4-inch plastic rifle from a GI Joe action doll (whoa, now *that* is a deadly terror weapon!), and a baby's baby rattle.

Let's face facts: The TSA is, by and large, an overglorified workfare program for people too stupid to work at a fast food restaurant. Can we just put the TSA on welfare and keep them out of the airports? It would be both cheaper and better for our country's reputation.

-- Badtux the Snarky Penguin


  1. Jesus Christ on a crutch! Just had to chime in again for the 1001th time what a fucking stupid place the Fascist States of America has become. An enterprise that pathetic cannot continue for long.

  2. I don't fly so I don't give a shit.

  3. First they came for the Muslims, and I did not nothing, because I was not religious.

    First they came for the flyers, and I did nothing, because I did not fly.

    Then they came for the dirty fucking hippies in the Occupy movement, and I did nothing, because I was an upstanding old man living in a trailer in the north woods.

    They never did come for people like me, because nobody gave a shit about grouchy, disconnected hermits...

  4. Six HOURS previously, not six years, O penguin. See Schneier, 01-31-12.

  5. Oops, fixed, Mr. 618. That makes the story even *worse*. So you find some pipes that aren't going to go on the plane because they could be used as blunt weapons, and then six hours later suddenly have the revelation, "sayyyy, what if these are bombs?!". I understand that TSA employees aren't exactly the brightest bulbs in the chandelier, but six hours re-defines "slow thinkers"!

    Can we put them in charge of securing the local Congressional offices or something, where they can be around people dimmer than them and not annoy travelers, instead of having them in airports making a mockery of America? Please?

    - Badtux the Snarky Penguin

  6. One of the problems with TSA is there are too many retarded military types running the show. That's why I didn't last long working for the TSA. That and I didn't get any back-up from the supervisors when an drunken(at 9am) asshole made false accusations. If I had been in charge the guy would not have made his flight. He'd have been too busy being interviewed and asked to fill out paperwork to back up his accusations.


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