The TSA’s mission creep is making the US a police state. This creep is making those creeps, creepier.

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RKae
April 20, 2012 2:04 pm

Anyone recall the TSA’s notion (a few months back) for “searching” scared little kids? “We could make a game out of it to ease their fears.” It was at that point that the TSA officially became child molesters. Hey! Why not offer ’em candy, too?

Amazing how the govt. has no problem finding employees who never say, “Wow, I feel like a complete assh*le doing this!”

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April 20, 2012 3:56 pm

Maybe the TSA agents that are tasked with searching the little kids could hang out in old vans outside the terminal, with “Free Puppy” signs on it?

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poppajoe49
April 21, 2012 9:52 pm

HMMMM, a career move for TheDarkEricDraven?

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April 22, 2012 7:38 am

No, he only likes cartoons, not real little girls.

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poppajoe49
April 22, 2012 7:54 am

I think it’s more like real girls don’t like him, so he sits home and fantasizes about little cartoon girls.

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Sidekick
April 20, 2012 5:12 pm

So long, Fourth Amendment. We hardly knew you.

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Fenster314
April 20, 2012 6:06 pm

Your papers please!!!!

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Sidekick
April 20, 2012 6:09 pm

Never happen. They may accidentally discover illegal aliens.

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TheDarkEricDraven
April 20, 2012 6:21 pm

As if America wasn’t stupidly hard on immigrants already.

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Sidekick
April 20, 2012 6:25 pm

Really?

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TheDarkEricDraven
April 20, 2012 6:27 pm

Yes.

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Sidekick
April 20, 2012 6:30 pm

Got an example? Legal immigration only please.

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TheDarkEricDraven
April 20, 2012 6:35 pm
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Sidekick
April 20, 2012 6:41 pm

C’mon, Eric, give me a real example of how legal immigrants are treated “stupidly hard”. Show us specifically how legal immigrants are mistreated by government. I mean systemically. Not the one-off and not some half-ass sophistry from Cracked.

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TheDarkEricDraven
April 20, 2012 6:42 pm

I just did. Anyone who takes a step on American soil should be a citizen.

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Sidekick
April 20, 2012 6:44 pm

No you didn’t and no they shouldn’t. Sovereignty is actually a vital component of nationhood. If that is the best you’ve got, then we need to end it there.

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Alien
April 20, 2012 7:54 pm

I’m not sure many nations could survive this sort of rule..

Maybe Canada? Its $#*(#) cold and they need people.

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ooddballz
April 20, 2012 9:49 pm

I just did. Anyone who takes a step on American soil should be a citizen???

So if some one breaks into your home, they should have the right to stay there? Want to post your address? I know plenty of folks who would love to live in your home, rent free, you supply all the food and drink, pay for their health costs, and give them pocket money.

I will also bet your next argument is “it’s not the same thing.”

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Missile Command
April 21, 2012 3:00 am

Great answer Ooddballz.

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April 21, 2012 8:43 pm

This DarkDrip person is really kind of entertaining. I enjoy watching idiots stumble about, ignoring reality.

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poppajoe49
April 21, 2012 9:55 pm

Actually sidekick, this government is making it much harder for legal immigrants to gain citizenship than illegals!

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Sidekick
April 22, 2012 7:30 am

I dunno, I work with a lot of Europeans who are here on work visas and they have no problems. I’ve heard the same stories about the lines and the costs of doing it “right” but to suggest that the immigrants are mistreated is a stretch in my opinion. On the other hand, the illegals are handed all sorts of goodies at the taxpayer expense.

Still that is not the real issue in the context of Eric’s insane position that anyone who steps foot here should be granted citizenship.

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poppajoe49
April 22, 2012 7:52 am

I meant that in the context of Obama planning a mass amnesty, probably right in time for them to register to vote in November.

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sa_rose
April 22, 2012 10:26 am

And I thought wikipedia was a lame source!

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sa_rose
April 22, 2012 10:25 am

Sorry, I can’t stand it. You are a complete idiot. I don’t know where you live, but I live in South Texas and I am here to tell you half or city is illegal. They vote, get governement aid, run businesses, etc and not a American passport among them. I was in the ER yesterday and a border patrol guy came in . Have the wiating room emptied! And he was going up to one of the upper floors in the hospital! You REALLLLLY need to kee your trap shut why you have no idea what you are talking about!

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TheDarkEricDraven
April 20, 2012 8:59 pm

I don’t see why it’s a problem. It’s not like we’d get more people then we could handle.

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Progressive Hemrrhoid
April 20, 2012 9:40 pm

Been down by the Mexican border here lately?

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RKae
April 20, 2012 9:52 pm

“It’s not like we’re getting more people than we can handle.” See: that’s the problem. We have to “handle” them. They are not a benefit; they are a detriment. Your comment points that out quite clearly (although you probably didn’t realize you were saying it).

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TheDarkEricDraven
April 20, 2012 10:08 pm

I guess we should start terminating pregnancies and enforcing birth control, lest we have to handle the babies that would drain American resources, or whatever point your trying to make.

“She Blinded Me With Science” is a nice song.

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MGAP
April 20, 2012 10:47 pm

Ya’ll do realize that this is Olivia, right?

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sa_rose
April 22, 2012 10:29 am

Nah. even Olivia made better,more entertaining arguments.

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FormerlyDeanH
April 22, 2012 11:24 am

Awaiting a sexual comment referencing Sarah Palin to decide if its erica neverhard.

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Sidekick
April 21, 2012 3:01 am

“I guess we should start terminating pregnancies….”

That’s been going on to the tune of 35 million abortions since Roe v Wade.

“…and enforcing birth control, lest we have to handle the babies that would drain American resources…”

That is exactly what Margaret Sanger’s position was. There is no similarity between that and a country managing its borders and immigration policy.

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TheDarkEricDraven
April 21, 2012 4:59 am

You’re saying people shouldn’t come and become American citizens because it would drain resources. It’s exactly the same.

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Sidekick
April 21, 2012 6:08 am

Where did I say that? Please cut and paste to refresh my memory?

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April 21, 2012 8:45 pm

TD,………..MO. Maybe read a little for entertainment purposes, but no reason to try to have a battle of wits with an unarmed person.

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sa_rose
April 22, 2012 10:30 am

Aren’t we in an argument about birth control pills being supplied to women? Isn’t that on the National News at this point?

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Fred
April 21, 2012 2:01 pm
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poppajoe49
April 21, 2012 9:58 pm

Truthfully folks, I’m starting to believe that TheDarkEricDraven is a plant from code pink and NAMBLA.

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April 22, 2012 7:39 am

Or was rejected from both for stupidity.

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sa_rose
April 22, 2012 10:34 am

I think he’s just an idiot who is of the delusion that he has something to add to the discussion.

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