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A Soldier's Not So Subtle Attempt to Ignite Brushfires Within the Herd

This weekend at drill during one of our recall formations we got informed that Soldiers will now be able to be expedited through TSA's screening process at Denver International. All that is required is a Military ID.

Well that's kind of cool... but the thing is, I do NOT fly at all. I am participating in my own personal boycott of airlines, until "Security Theater" no longer entails groping and molestation.

I'm lucky I didn't get in trouble when we were told about this. Lately I have had a "No Fear" attitude, and speaking my mind regardless of who is around. Not the smartest idea, but hey... God gave me a voice and I intend on using it.

Everybody was whispering "Oh cool", "Nice!" or some other comments along those lines. When the noise died down, I spoke up and said, "Yea, but what about everyone else who isn't in the military? Do they still have to get molested by TSA agents when they go through the screening process?"

Dead silence, but for a few snickers... Perhaps I got away with it because we are "in the reserves" after all.

Here's to hoping I planted a seed in a few minds.

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Just what we've been waiting for..

A TSA Loophole big enough to drive a tractor-trailer through.
Now, where is my military I.D. card?
and, I need one for the wife and kids too.
Let's see????
Maybe, they sell those on e-bay, or some other intenet website will make me one.
Gotta go web-surfing today.
What? All I need is a stinking military I.D. and I get VIP treatment with TSA? That's it? Really? Great News?
Thank you my Gubment.
OH CRAP, This is only at Denver. Sigh.
But I serve my country in other ways, I just don't believe in WAR.

Here's what I was talking about

http://www.tsa.gov/tsa-precheck/active-duty-military

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its the little things that

its the little things that count

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Wise, smart, and gentle

This is wise, smart, and gentle. Suggest people to reconsider their views of the world by using their own thinking and natural compassion on unexpected questions that the corrupt state is so busy to hide, debase, betray, or destroy, 24/24, 7/7.

We've all been programmed by the evil to some extent. Only we can deprogram ourselves at some point, when we're lucky enough to get the opportunity.

It just takes more hints for some people than for others.

Kudos to you. I'm sure it did trigger something to seek for better in some minds.

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I'm proud of you...

Way to plant the seed...Someone who heard you may have just woke up...1 person art a time for us all...Just keep plugging away...

Bad food, worse weather, please rEVOLution the states so I can bring my family back home!
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Great for standing up for

Great for standing up for Liberty!

I find it ironic that we tell our soldiers to go halfway around the world to fight for our freedoms then violate and molest them on their way out the door..

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

You my friend are a brave soldier.

I commend you for your service to this country and its an honor to fight by your side to save the republic. Stay vigilante and keep up the good work!

I flew about a month ago

I flew about a month ago because I had to for business. In Boise I opted out of the scanner and got a regular pat down without them trying to go for the genital areas at all which I would have protested had thy done so. I flew to San Diego and when I flew back Sand Diego had gotten rid of the scanners and just had old fashioned metal detectors no pat down or nothing.

Boise said they are getting rid of the scanners but have not yet. Keep the pressure on it is changing slowly...

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+1

for this sentence alone

"Lately I have had a "No Fear" attitude, and speaking my mind regardless of who is around."

After all, fear is among the most primitive of emotions. ;)

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So Major Nidal Malik Hasan

So Major Nidal Malik Hasan would be able to skirt the TSA, but we're still "safe from grandmas and children? Sounds like a government program to me...

No law can give power to private persons; every law transfers power from private persons to government.
-Isabel Paterson

Apparently...and good questions deserve bumps

too. Thank you for asking this one.

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
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Good Post Mike

I actually fly a lot, it is just impossible for me to avoid. That being said... well... TSA is a nightmare, and when I can drive or take a bus/train where I am going, that is what I do. Keep up with your no fear attitude and you will keep igniting those brushfires.

WHEN (not if) the Police State is fully formed - the military

will be expected to police the people. As many police agencies as we have, on as many different levels, the numbers still won't be enough to police all 320 million of us. The military will have to step and in they will have to be mobile, so of course the military will be expected to be able to get around without the hassles that peasants have to endure.

Besides - you want to give the military/police special perks to create more of "they and us" division, compared to the peons and to promote loyalty.

In Eastern Europe the police and the military are both called "militsia" and they are interchangeable. I am sure they will be here too.

(Can't let the military side with the people. The military has access to big and powerful weapons.)

You Don't Have To Police People You Bribe

Why do you think they want everyone on welfare?

skippy

Thank you, sir, for being a statesman soldier!

and waking up potential ones! We salute you!

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Thank you

I took an Oath to the Constitution and the American PEOPLE. I intend on keeping that Oath. I may not be too proud of my service, but at least I can be proud of standing up for what is RIGHT. I appreciate your comment Libera, and will accept your salutes wholeheartedly and with much LOVE.

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Yeah - UNIFORMED military men trained to skillfully use weapons

aren't dangerous.

But little old wheelchair bound, grey haired grandmas from Des Moines, Iowa, ARE dangerous.

Makes sense to me.

And what do they each contribute to society?.

Our government teaches us that military people, otherwise known as - invaders and occupiers of foreign lands that never did anything to us, for adventure and a lifetime of military benefits are really in some bizarre way "defending our freedom". We are taught that they are "heroes" worthy of worship just for being willing to kill peasant foreigners at the government's whim.

What do little old grey haired grandmothers do for us? Bake cookies? Not so much if they are wheelchair bound! Molest them good!

A THOUSAND BLESSINGS ON YOU!

I don't fly. As a survivor of sexual assault, I dare not, they could trigger an anxiety attack and then the fuckers would kill me.
Thank you for sticking up for me.

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

My condelences,

for the unfortunate events that happened to you in the past. I think I can speak for the DP when I say that we are glad to have you with us today. I appreciate the thanks and am more than happy to stick up for you and others who may have experience this kind of trauma.

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Who Did You Say That To?

Was it in front of fellow reserves only? Or were there non-military people there as well?

No civilians

We were in formation, so only fellow reservists in my platoon heard me.

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How to Handle POLICE STATE Encounters

It is incrementalism towards the us vs. them mentality.

Create one set of rules for the elite and enforcers of their orders and another set of rules for the ruled.

Makes me wonder about the

Makes me wonder about the true purpose of doing something like this.

We already know that there are criminal elements within the military. Specifically, I mean that it is fact that not 100% of the military are ok. There is a small percentage that is a risk and that is why we have security precautions, for the small percentage risk.

So why are they doing this?

To create the idea of everyone else being second class citizens? Maybe the point is that if you don't serve the State then you're second rate.

Sounds like this is only a policy for that one airport instead of nationwide. Why?

Remember those lawyers who witnessed some agent escort the underwear bomber past security?

What if this new measure is to help someone get something past security?

Nobody can say that 100% of soldiers would never do anything wrong since we have plenty of examples proving otherwise.

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Good questions

"Sounds like this is only a policy for that one airport instead of nationwide. Why?"

They said that Denver International was big enough to allow the seperate line.

You ask good questions. I had not really thought about that, but now that you mention it, it does seem a little fishy.

I by no means believe that I am higher up on the scale of citezenship because of my service and expect to be treated no different than a civilian.

I even feel awkward when people come up to me and "thank me for my service".

My Political Awakening: I Wanted to Change the World...
I am NOT Anti-America. America is Anti-Me - Lowkey
How to Handle POLICE STATE Encounters