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By KG One, Section News
You are driving back home after a long business trip.
You're looking forward to returning because you have plans to meet with family and friends, some you whom you haven't seen in a long time, when you get back early in the evening. You've made arrangements to meet everyone at a very popular local restaurant at several weeks ago and don't want to miss your reservation you put a lot of work into getting.
This trip you've made several times before and are familiar with the route. It is a clear and sunny day. You're not speeding, driving erratically, or doing anything that would, in any way, draw any attention whatsoever to your vehicle.
While you are still several hours away from your home, you see a sign on the side of the road:
You think to yourself; I must have just recently missed something very serious on the news for them to be stopping everyone.
After waiting for what seems like hours in a long line of vehicles leading up to the checkpoint, you finally approach an officer. You ask them what happened. They simply respond by saying, "License, registration and proof of insurance, please." You pull it out of your wallet, hand it to them. The officer asks how long you were driving, where you are coming from, where you are going. After this, they take your papers with them and walk away. While this is happening, you notice a number of other officers are walking around your vehicle, looking in your windows at the contents on the back seat, scrutinizing your license plate, VIN plate and examining other areas around your vehicle.
The officer returns and asks you to exit your vehicle.
Anxiety begins to set in when you get out and they direct you away from your vehicle.
When you are walking away, you notice the same officers around your vehicle begin to open the hood, doors and trunk and begin to do a more thorough search for something.
What it is, you do not know.
The officer you are with asks you several questions until they see the other officers around your vehicle motioning to come back to your vehicle. You are asked to remain where you are while they walk away. Not very far from where you are standing, you see them begin to converse among themselves, and flipping through clipboards while feverously writing things down.
You start to ask yourself: Are they looking for me?
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By Corinthian Scales, Section News
via The Detroit News
Metro Detroit gun dealers say demand for firearms is so brisk that some can't keep enough weapons in stock to satisfy the demand.
Well, that, and the observations made that the Trotskyites in power have requisitioned a .40 cal round for every breathing skull on our soil along with the Pentagon gaming Unified Quest 2011 .. just might have a little something to do with sales too.
An aside, for those unaware, Putin's Russians who are partnered with China are war gaming in Colorado. Amazing, though not a surprising occurrence for the Obama administration.
One wonders who might be the mentally challenged individuals when seeing examples of this.
Still revealing the exceptional judgment of government agents and policies within government programs, the TSA at Metro Airport continues its "Politically Correct" analysis of passengers, and their threat to air safety.
All the while ignoring the cries of Aluah Akhbar from onlooking OTHER passengers who were casually waved through undoubtedly.
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Yes. Big Sis is securing the Afghanistan border from those wacky Pakis.
"Seeing is worth a thousand words," Napolitano said after the tour, to which Fox News was granted exclusive access. "This all involves safety and security in this part of the world. And that is something that has direct connection as well to the United States."
Americas border with Mexico a safety and security issue? No.
Another suggestion for Big Sis while on her excursion abroad protecting the "Homeland"?
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I fly out next Wednesday to visit my daughter and grandson in Fort Worth, Texas. According to Gary Peters, this type of behavior by TSA is okay.
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