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Reporter stopped by TSA agent who
didn´t know District of Columbia is in US

WFTV [Orlando, FL], by Staff

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/15/2014 10:49:43 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. — It´s something most of most students learn in elementary school -- the United States is made up of 50 states and the District of Columbia. But Channel 9´s Justin Gray found out it´s a lesson that an Orlando agent with the Transportation Safety Administration seems to have missed. Gray, who lives in Washington, D.C., was flying out of Orlando International Airport when a TSA agent said Gray´s District of Columbia driver´s license wasn´t a valid form of identification. Gray said his license is legal and up-to-date, but the TSA agent didn´t seem to know what the District of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scribelus, 7/15/2014 10:53:11 AM     (No. 9925377)

Hmm. The worthy TSA agent may be on to something. DC is growing more alien with every day of Drat Progressive occupation.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 7/15/2014 10:53:14 AM     (No. 9925378)

The TSA has become nothing more than a jobs program for persons who would otherwise be hanging out on the street corner drinking a 40 and smoking a blunt.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sternben, 7/15/2014 11:00:47 AM     (No. 9925386)

Is that agent an Ivy League scholarship graduate?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Democracy First, 7/15/2014 11:05:01 AM     (No. 9925392)

3, you mean "Ivy League grad who had an Affirmative Action admission amd scholarship. ". Fixed it for you!
God, please.... HOW much longer do we have to endure Øbammunism???????

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nimby, 7/15/2014 11:12:42 AM     (No. 9925399)

What will TSA do if the driver´s license says "Palestine, TX"?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/15/2014 11:21:55 AM     (No. 9925417)

...or anywhere in New Mexico?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 7/15/2014 11:32:47 AM     (No. 9925434)

Of course, my speculation goes the other way.

Wonder what the TSA "Agent´s" first (mother) language is??

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Reply 8 - Posted by: hisself, 7/15/2014 11:49:42 AM     (No. 9925469)

Reminds me of the TSA Agent who would not let 80+ year old, retired General Joe Foss, USMC, board a plane to West Point with his Medal of Honor.

He thought it was some sort of Asian throwing star, had no clue as to what the Medal of Honor was.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Madman2, 7/15/2014 12:13:57 PM     (No. 9925537)

Washington D.C., a work-free drug zone.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: abiner, 7/15/2014 12:36:35 PM     (No. 9925590)

I had a heart attack a few months ago, and now I routinely carry nitroglycerin tablets whenever I leave the house. I can only guess what will happen when one of those TSA louts discover I´m carrying nitro.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 7/15/2014 12:39:45 PM     (No. 9925600)

This is bad on so many levels that one hardly knows where to begin. I remember the kerfuffle back in the 80´s when it was discovered how many postal workers did not know that New Mexico is a part of this Country, and it doesn´t take international postage to send mail there.

I laughed then, but this is so much worse. Do these fools not know where their paychecks come from? Or where the WH is located?

And the dumbing down of our citizens marches on.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bighambone, 7/15/2014 12:44:22 PM     (No. 9925616)

So what, Obama who is an Ivy League graduate thinks that there are 57 States and he is President of the USA.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: uno, 7/15/2014 12:54:27 PM     (No. 9925640)

I can see someone from Hell, Michigan having fun with this Deep.
Wear lots of red...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: uno, 7/15/2014 12:56:23 PM     (No. 9925642)

Derp, not deep!
Thanks spell check!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jimjr, 7/15/2014 3:03:57 PM     (No. 9925908)

#8, Joe didn´t put up with him and apparently neither did his supervisor. Needles to say, Joe boarded the plane WITH his Medal of Honor.

Rest in peace, Marine.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Foss


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Reply 16 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/15/2014 4:27:21 PM     (No. 9926015)

Is the TSA hiring ILLEGAL ALIENS these days? There is NO way one does not know of or about D.C. if they are a U.S. Citizen.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/15/2014 5:24:30 PM     (No. 9926102)

No Surprise. These kinds of people are the people Obama hires.

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