Is this TSA story real? (update)

I know this thought might not be too popular, but I’m starting to wonder—is this TSAstory real?

To be clear, there are two different elements of this story:

a)  Is the enhanced search policy a good policy?  I think this is perfectly legitimate to argue.

b) Are there a lot of outraged people around the country actually being groped?  I’m a little hesitant on this one.

Over the past week or so, we’ve seen almost all of the highly publicized claims ofTSA terror be exposed as being overblown or not current.

Off the top of my head:

1) The 3 year old who was crying in the security line—was actually from two years ago.  And children below twelve are exempt from the searches anyway.

2) The radio host who claimed she was handcuffed to a chair and held for an hour—video seems to indicate she  exaggerated her story greatly.

3) Penn Jillette calls cops after being fondled at airport—that was actually from 8 years ago.

4) The “don’t touch my junk” guy—this just seems suspicious to me.  The agent is courteous and understanding, and the junk guy is obviously trying to make a point.  Remember, he doesn’t say he was groped–he is just putting up fuss about the possibility of potentially being groped.   With the exception of the title “groin check” which is the equivalent of calling a burger a “cow flesh sandwich” —the agent’s description sounds pretty cold and clinical to me.

5) The picture of the nun being searched.  I haven’t confirmed this one yet–but a TSAagent that listens to the 4th hour writes in and says “the picture…the one of a Muslim female officer patting down a nun, is at least 3 years old… She’s wearing our old uniform.”

6) The guy who “punched” the TSA agent in Indianapolis.  It had nothing to do with the new policy.  In fact, the guy wasn’t patted down at all.  He willingly went through the body scanner.  He had “a history of medical issues, including two metal implants, a colostomy bag and a fused right wrist” which started a conversation with security.  Of course, most of these items would have also been spotted by a normal metal detector, but the guy “punched” him anyway.  When the officer asked why the man hit him he replied “I was only kidding with you.”

Again, I think it’s fine to criticize the policy.  I don’t understand why we need to start using the front of the hand instead of  the back of the hand, for example.  I don’t like the possibility of images being saved or sent from the scanners, when we were promised that it wouldn’t happen.  I also recognize that if a terrorist wants to bring a weapon on a plane–he’s going to put it near his junk–and we better figure out how to find it, before he decides to use it.

But, regarding the idea that there is some rash of agents grabbing your noodles for no reason, I just haven’t seen evidence of it happening with any level of regularity.  They get close, sure.  But even the pictures from the Denver airport show close calls, not cup-o-noodles.  Maybe it is going on, but I haven’t seen enough in the news, nor have I seen it once–any of the times I’ve flown.  The whole thing just seems odd to me.

Blaze TV hosts Glenn Beck , Chad Prather, and Steven Crowder weighed-in with similar but different thoughts on the fascism associated with canceling Dr. Seuss.

Glenn Beck can't help but wonder, "What is wrong with us?" in light of the Dr. Seuss books that have been cancelled due to "hurtful and wrong" illustrations — that takes America one step closer to complete insanity.

Chad Prather approached the issue from a comedic perspective, stating that "Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment."

Steven Crowder explained that Dr. Seuss books were banned for being offensive and insensitive to some. So Steven decided to parody the six banned children's books with progressively titled and hilariously inappropriate versions.

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'We DON'T destroy books'

"They are banning Dr. Seuss books. How much more do you need to see before all of America wakes up? ... This is fascism!" Glenn said. "We don't destroy books. What is wrong with us, America?" - Glenn Beck. Download the podcast here.

Chad Prather's comedic take on why Dr. Seuss got canceled

"Dr. Seuss is dead and could not be reached for comment'"- Chad Prather. Download the podcast here.

Dr. Seuss BANNING Bonanza! New Progressive Book Titles Revealed! 

In this 7+1 segment-- Crowder uncovers, new, unreleased Dr. Seuss titles that will be released in the near future (parody). Download the podcast here.

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"What's your climate credit score?" That's a question Americans may have to answer if the green global elites get their way.

While the media has distracted us with Orange Man Bad! and Russia, Russia, Russia!, the Left has been busy working on the fundamental transformation of America with a primary pressure point — YOUR money through YOUR bank. Democrats, forgetting the words of MLK, like to group people into categories. They judge you based on what skin color you have, your religion, occupation, your ideology, and now … your carbon footprint.

On his Wednesday night TV special this week, Glenn Beck exposes how they're now planning, not only to categorize you, but to give you a score. It'll determine everything for you: whether you can buy a home, get a new car, open a business … EVERYTHING. And if you don't bend the knee? You'll be blacklisted. But this isn't some far-off conspiracy theory. Multiple big U.S. banks are part of a private U.S. financial group enacting these policies now. It's here, and we're ALL at risk.

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Unlike the mainstream media, we at the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" decided to actually do the research and get to the bottom of CPAC's controversial stage design, which many on the Left have suggested was purposefully shaped like an obscure Nazi symbol. We got our answers straight from the source — and it's not what the media is suggesting.

American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp joined Glenn on Wednesday to share the real story of the stage design, who designed it, and why he's taking legal options against those smearing the Conservative Political Action Conference's name seriously.

Matt told Glenn he'd never heard of the alleged Nazi insignia, noting that even a staff member who "studied anti-Semitism in college" did not recognize the obscure symbol. He went on to explain how the stage designing firm, Design Foundry, and Hyatt Hotels worked collaboratively with CPAC event organizers for months throughout the designing and construction of the stage. However, when pressured by the cancel culture mob on social media, both companies "ran for the tall grass."

"Both the Hyatt and [Design Foundry] looked to CPAC and said [they] had nothing to do with this stage. That's outrageous," Matt stated. "This whole process takes months ... everybody saw this. Everybody had to figure out how to construct this. Everybody had eyes on it from every angle. And nobody in that process ever raised their hand and said, 'Oh, you know, I took a European history class, and I noticed [that the stage design looked like a Nazi symbol.] Nobody."

Matt went on to add that, while CPAC expects attacks from the Left, they also have every intention of standing up for themselves, the conservative community, the Jewish community, and all the people who love America.

"We're fine with taking the hits. We always take the hits, it's part of being a prominent conservative group. We'll take the hits, but we won't let people lie," Matt said.

"I can't tell you how many people have called me during the course of this most tumultuous of years and said, at what point does the conservative community, do the 74 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump, do the people who love America, and think it's okay to read Dr. Seuss, and love Thomas Jefferson and Mount Rushmore, at what point do they start pushing back on the cancel culture? At what point do they say, this is a line you can't cross? I think we're at that line," he added.

"We called our conference, 'America Uncanceled.' The whole thing became about them canceling us. At what point do we not have the right to say,' you can't treat us this way'? You're disparaging us. You're destroying our reputation. You're destroying our ability to be respected members of our community. So, I'm taking your challenge of pursuing our legal options very seriously. And I think we have to go broader. We can't let these companies just follow the woke mob. We can't do it."

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CNN reporter Jim Acosta was confronted at CPAC by The Federalist reporter David Marcus with a valid question: "When are you guys going to start covering Cuomo?" His answer — or, really, lack of an answer — perfectly demonstrates why he was earlier surrounded by CPAC attendees chanting, "CNN sucks!"

On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere react to a video clip of the exchange with Acosta, as well as the mainstream media's double standards when it comes to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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