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Re: US capitol not in US, according to TSA
From: Paul Ferguson <fergdawgster () mykolab com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06:21:40 -0700

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"And it's not the first time. USA Today reports that, according to the
Washington Post, a woman flying out of Phoenix in February that her
D.C. driver's license was not acceptable, and asked her to show a
passport. She was also allowed to board after asking to speak to a
supervisor."

http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=fc479042-6939-47a7-b4d9-9624ad70daf2

'Murica!

*sigh*

- - ferg


On 7/17/2014 8:47 PM, Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu wrote:

On Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:23:37 -0400, Bill Terwilliger said:

The comment about smart people being involved is a bit
presumptive. Geography knowledge may or may not be an indicator
of intelligence but I somehow doubt that lack of it is an
indicator of stupidity.

OK. I admit *I* don't know what a DC driver's license looks like
either.

But give me a *break*:

When Gray handed the man his driver's license the agent demanded to
see Gray's passport. Gray told the agent he wasn't carrying his
passport and asked why he needed it. The agent said he didn't
recognize the license. Gray said he asked the agent if he knew what
the District of Columbia is, and after a brief conversation Gray
realized the man did not know.

OK?  The TSA guy *did not understand that DC is part of the US*.

Which means the TSA's vetting process for employees is so weak that
they'll hire *people who don't know where the fuck the capital of
their own country is*.

Now think *real* hard - would *you* hire a security guard who
didn't even understand that Washington DC is our nation's capital?



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