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  •  But that's the point (4+ / 0-)
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    BlackSheep1, rioduran, ETF, Oh Mary Oh

    He opted to not be scanned or groped and left - and then AFTER they'd escorted him out, AFTER he'd had his flight fare refunded - they came up to him and told him he had to GO BACK and be scanned and/or groped - or be fined $10,000. He walked.

    I'd have walked, too.

    But instead - and as a frequent flyer, yes (>40 times in 2008, >30 times last year) - I just booked two trips on Amtrak today. I'm not subjecting my kid to this bullshit.

    "I like to go into Marshall Field's in Chicago just to see all the things there are in the world that I do not want." M. Madeleva, C.S.C.

    by paxpdx on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 08:03:26 PM PST

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