Thursday, November 08, 2012

Airport Body Cavity Searches? Shock Bracelets?

Can this really be true?
A new survey commissioned by Infowars and conducted by Harris Interactive has found that almost one third of American adults would accept a “TSA body cavity search” in order to fly, with a majority of Americans also feeling a law that would make disobeying a TSA agent in any public place illegal is reasonable....

...back in 2008, the Department of Homeland Security seriously pursued the idea of making travelers wear electronic shock bracelets that could be activated in the name of incapacitating “terrorists.” In reference to that news story, the survey asked the following question;

In 2008, the Department of Homeland Security expressed an interest in having travelers wear electric shock bracelets that would both track travelers through the airport as well as allow airport officials and flight crews to incapacitate potential terrorists. How willing, if at all, would you be to wear such a bracelet in order to fly?

35% of American adults would be “completely” or “somewhat willing” to wear the shock bracelet, compared to 52% who would be “completely” or “somewhat unwilling”. Republicans were more likely to be willing than Democrats, 41% to 34%....

If this is accurate, remind me again that it is ridiculous to think we are close to becoming a fascist police state. Body cavity searches and shock bracelets are not part of a police state, they protect our freedoms. Free Americans must obey our servants. Free Americans demand that all people obey our servants.

Just keep reminding me of that, will you?

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