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Not even security theater

2011-04-16 22:45:25.437671+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Among the 70 things TSA screeners are supposed to look for is "Very arrogant and expresses contempt against airport passenger procedures.".

Al Qaeda training manual suggests blending in.

Concerning the issue of clothing and appearance (appearance of true religion), Ibn Taimia - may Allah have mercy on him - said, "If a Muslim is in a combat or godless area, he is not obligated to have a different appearance from [those around him]. The [Muslim] man may prefer or even be obligated to look like them, provided his action brings a religious benefit of preaching to them, learning their secrets and informing Muslims, preventing their harm, or some other beneficial goal."

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#Comment Re: made: 2011-04-17 19:31:23.526865+00 by: meuon

Where does "Smiling and Laughing" put me on the list? I've noticed that since obtaining "Medallion" status, my checked bags get special "priority" tags, and I have not found a "your bag has been inspected" note inside since. I tie wrap my checked bags so that I know they were opened and to keep them from popping open by accident. Gotta understand, I fully support the TSA and DHS, I just hope that what I see in the open is a job program and amusing distraction theatre.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-04-17 22:40:46.696366+00 by: andylyke

I guess "arrogant" means "failing to adopt supine posture when facing our superior power".