[Noisebridge-discuss] I was thinking about TSA's logic about throwing away liquids...

Martin Bogomolni martinbogo at gmail.com
Mon May 14 17:50:54 UTC 2012

I'm well aware of the theater aspect ... it's just that this
particular bit struck me as particularly egregious.


On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Sean Cusack <sean.p.cusack at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here's a little secret as long as you promise not to tell anybody...
> Airport security doesn't really do a lot to make us safer. Its kind of a
> "theater" if you like.
> Shhhh! Don't tell the TSA though...they need to spend our tax dollars...
> :-P,
> Sean
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 7:47 AM, Martin Bogomolni <martinbogo at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> So, we're not allowed to bring liquids on airplanes, because we might
>> be hiding bombs in water bottles.  I can see that, in light of the
>> whole "Mother of Satan" acetone peroxide thing.
>> but..
>> We're told to toss them, these "potential bombs" made of highly
>> unstable liquid explosive:
>> ... into unreinforced, usually plastic, sometimes steel, trash cans
>> ... in lines in areas that have the highest human density at an airport
>> ... without having been scanned in any way
>> !?what?!
>> -M
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