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November 24, 2010

Open Thread: TSA & Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Edition

by Stephen Littau

The reports I have read today so far are that the Opt-Out Day protests haven’t been very widespread with most travelers opting for the full body scan. Is this really what is happening at the airports or is this an attempt by the MSM and TSA to discourage protests?

What I’m interested in is hearing from those of you who are flying for this holdiay. What was your experience going through security? Were the TSA agents generally polite and professional (as I’m sure is the case most of the time) or did you witness or experience something you would consider inappropriate or criminal? (if so, did you by any chance record the event?) Did you see any protestors? (if so how many; did you protest?)

For those of you who didn’t fly, did you choose not to fly because of the TSA or for a different reason? Are you willing to fly in the future if these procedures do not change?

Finally, over the Thanksgiving holiday, did your family discuss the TSA procedures and if so, what was their attitudes about them?

In the mean time, everyone please have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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  • http://hathor-sekhmet.blogspot.com VRB

    A reporter yesterday said that PHL had only one scanner, which is contrary to the airports press release that gave the impression that they had been completely implemented. Unfortunately it is at the gate I will fly out of in December, that is according to the reporter.

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