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Grenades Discovered In Bag At Newark AirportIn the past few days, the TSA has caught flak for allegedly strip-searching not one but two elderly women. But, the agency is able to gloat a bit this evening after it revealed that it discovered five inert grenades in a passenger's bags on Saturday at Newark Liberty Airport. A Belgium-bound passenger surrendered the items to the TSA, CBS News reports. Not surprisingly, grenades are not allowed on planes. Yet, passengers bring grenades or their likenesses more frequently than you might… (www.huffingtonpost.com) More...
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What a joke!
One of them must have fallen out of the bag and rolled across the floor for passengers to point it out to the TSA who were all on Grannie Patrol.
What's that old adage; "even a blind squirrel finds an accorn now and then."
Discrimination has become a dirty word in this country, even though the ability to discriminate is (for me) a sign of intelligence. Hooray for the TSA folks at Newark for being able to discriminate the difference between hand grenades and the embroidered image of a handdgun on a leather purse.
TSA searched my bags thoroughly about 3 years ago after xray. They couldn't discriminate between a grenade and my bottle of after shave that is in a round bottle with atomizer on top.
LOL...Gene, you might have to give up traveling with Old Spice bottles.
If you're using Old Spice, you fit the profile for being a member of that terrorist group....Al-Geazer
What does finding grenades in a bag have to do with strip searching the elderly and molesting children. Try this "I drive a Ford to work but I don't like tacos." Makes as much sense as this story's premise.
Stupid story. Journalism is dead - long live the fluff piece!