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Rockntractor
07-22-2009, 07:06 PM
US airline apologises for frisking Abdul Kalam
(DPA)

22 July 2009
NEW DELHI - United States-based Continental Airlines on Wednesday made a formal apology to former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam for frisking him before boarding its flight from New Delhi in April.


The apology came a day after angry protests in India’s Parliament over the “humiliating” treatment meted out to Kalam.

India’s Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel told parliament Tuesday that his ministry had demanded the airline explain the frisking of Kalam in violation of guidelines.

Under domestic protocol, presidents and former presidents are on the VVIP list and are exempted from security checks and searches.

Kalam was subjected to a full body check and asked to remove his footwear by ground security staff of Continental Airlines at the airbridge at the Indira Gandhi International Airport before boarding the flight to the US on April 24 this year.
http://www.khaleejtimes.ae/displayarticle.asp?xfile=data/international/2009/July/international_July1638.xml&section=international&col=
I normally read India newspapers every morning and I ran across this.

Rockntractor
07-22-2009, 08:24 PM
Nobody is interested. I should have done a Mr. Moo with the title.
US Air gets frisky with President.

PoliCon
07-22-2009, 11:12 PM
So wait - all Indain policy is that they are not searched? Bastard should have taken an indian airline then! :rolleyes:

satanica
07-23-2009, 09:10 AM
So wait - all Indain policy is that they are not searched? Bastard should have taken an indian airline then! :rolleyes:

Thats the former President of the largest democracy on the planet.

Try and show a little respect.

Lars1701a
07-23-2009, 09:12 AM
Thats the former President of the largest democracy on the planet.

Try and show a little respect.


How about you have a cup of STFU, in this country we are all equal.

satanica
07-23-2009, 09:17 AM
How about you have a cup of STFU, in this country we are all equal.

Then why does the President fly on AF 1 ?

Why does Cheney have SS protection ?

I thought we were all equal ? ...do you really think Bush would fly on Continental Airlines like Abdul did ?

Lars1701a
07-23-2009, 09:17 AM
Then why does the President fly on AF 1 ?

Why does Cheney have SS protection ?

I thought we were all equal ? ...do you really think Bush would fly on Continental Airlines like Abdul did ?

Well if you listen to your friends Cheney doesnt deserve SS protection.

Rockntractor
07-23-2009, 09:21 AM
Then why does the President fly on AF 1 ?

Why does Cheney have SS protection ?

I thought we were all equal ? ...do you really think Bush would fly on Continental Airlines like Abdul did ?
He especially enjoys dive bombing New York and the statue of liberty!

Sonnabend
07-23-2009, 09:22 AM
Try and show a little respect.

Like the way you showed respect to President Bush and Vice President Cheney?

YOU FUCKING HYPOCRITE :mad:

satanica
07-23-2009, 09:32 AM
Like the way you showed respect to President Bush and Vice President Cheney?

YOU FUCKING HYPOCRITE :mad:

Do you even live in this country ?

I AM an American citizen, and I AM NOT afraid to say where I live.

Why are you so ashamed.

Sonnabend
07-23-2009, 10:58 AM
Do you even live in this country ?

I note you avoid the facts.


I AM an American citizen, and I AM NOT afraid to say where I live.

Neiither am I. Matter of fact I even posted where I lived.

If you're too stupid to find it, that's not my problem


Why are you so ashamed.

Of you? Let me count the ways....

satanica
07-23-2009, 10:59 AM
Neiither am I. Matter of fact I even posted where I lived.

If you're too stupid to find it, that's not my problem

So I have to search the forum to find out ?

Like I said, afraid.

I am proud to say where I live....But thats just me.

Sonnabend
07-23-2009, 11:01 AM
So I have to search the forum to find out ?

Yes. It's called work. I am not your secretary.


Like I said, afraid.

I dont boil my cabbages twice.


I am proud to say where I live....But thats just me.

Oh we know where you live. Not that we really care.

satanica
07-23-2009, 11:02 AM
Yes. It's called work. I am not your secretary.



I dont boil my cabbages twice.



Oh we know where you live. Not that we really care.


Checkmate .........again.

Sonnabend
07-23-2009, 11:07 AM
Checkmate .........again.

Not my fault you're too lazy to shift a few pages.

OKay, here we go

Latitude 33 50'S - Longitude 151 10' E

satanica
07-23-2009, 11:15 AM
Not my fault you're too lazy to shift a few pages.

OKay, here we go

Latitude 33 50'S - Longitude 151 10' E


Like I said, The Americans are talking.

And you have your own left wing President to hate on.

Sonnabend
07-23-2009, 11:18 AM
Like I said, The Americans are talking.

Make me :D


And you have your own left wing President to hate on.

Uh..no.

PoliCon
07-23-2009, 11:33 AM
Thats the former President of the largest democracy on the planet.

Try and show a little respect.

Big deal. He's still only a man. Why are we still letting this asshat shit all over the forums?

Rockntractor
07-23-2009, 11:40 AM
Big deal. He's still only a man. Why are we still letting this asshat shit all over the forums?

We need a troll forum.

PoliCon
07-23-2009, 11:41 AM
We need a troll forum.

We need to be able to limit his posting abilities so that he cannot shit all over the forums. Which BTW - can be done using v-bulletin

Rockntractor
07-23-2009, 11:43 AM
We need to be able to limit his posting abilities so that he cannot shit all over the forums. Which BTW - can be done using v-bulletin

Keep him in stupid liberal tricks, the whiney zone and thunderdome.

PoliCon
07-23-2009, 11:46 AM
Keep him in stupid liberal tricks, the whiney zone and thunderdome.

ZACTLY!