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TSA, The Pervert’s Paradise

May 29, 2012 by  

TSA, The Pervert’s Paradise
Ever wonder what Transportation Security Officers did at their previous jobs?

What happens to Catholic priests who are kicked out of the church for allegations of sexual abuse? One in Philadelphia works for none other than the Transportation Security Administration.

According to CBS 3 in Philadelphia, Thomas Harkins, a former Catholic priest who was removed from the ministry over sex abuse allegations, now holds a TSA security post at Philadelphia International Airport.

In 2002, Harkins was removed from his position as a priest in the Diocese of Camden in southern New Jersey because the church believed he sexually abused two young girls. A third woman is now claiming she also is one of Harkins’ victims in a new lawsuit.

The suit filed in Federal court against the Camden Diocese accuses Harkins of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl 10 to 15 times between  1980 and 1981. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the alleged victim, claims the abuse occurred while Harkins was a priest at Saint Anthony of Padua parish in Hammonton, N.J.

TSA officials told the news station that Harkins’ title is “Transportation Security Manager, Baggage,” so he deals mostly with luggage, not passengers. The TSA also said that allegations of sexual misconduct in Harkins’ past did not show up on a background check because the Camden Diocese settled the first two lawsuits.

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • Warrior

    And now they need a raise. $5/ticket each way. My 85 year old mother in law was just accosted by these creeps last week on a trip to FLA.

  • Benton Bain

    The reason Obama & the Democrats are pushing queer sex is so they can have a sufficient supply of perverts for TSA so they can get their jollies while manually raping you.

    • eddie47d

      Thank You

  • Sirian

    Well, TSA is supposedly going to have a budget cut and in turn will add to the plane ticket costs – go figure.

  • Patriot Higgins

    Mules have used one & two places to carry cointaband for many years.
    Untill the TerrorestServices Association looks there (soon) than they are just teaching (herding) the sheep. They also force parents to
    train there children to let welfare type goons act to child molestation that anywhere elce would be prison time.
    Its also A great front for thief of the people throu confascation

  • antimarxist

    Why aren’t the Bishops from parishes that pedophile Priest were transferred from to another parish in prison?

  • Priscilla

    We are slowly being desensitized to socialism and sexual pervertedness, as well as many
    other things on this administrations “to do list”. WAKE UP AMERICA.

  • Norm

    What do you think when you get a digital prostate exam or a colonoscopy? How about a breast exam for cancer or an exam for testicular cancer – is it perverted? Did you ever have a catheter inserted by a nurse?
    Are they all perverted sickos or are they trying to save your life?
    Sometimes you have to grin and bear it for your own good. Quit whining!

    • Charlie Tall

      Yes, what do you think about a rectal examination?

      But, wait! Aren’t medical procedures voluntary, personal, and based on your choice (remember that word?) for your benefit?

      Now how about the TSA sticking their fingers into you? Is that voluntary? No, not unless you’re stupid enough to equate travelling by air with consulting your personal physician.

      Is a TSA search personal? No, not unless you think uneducated perverts have some special right to violate your body and privacy. Remember, these are the same people who patted down Henry Kissinger recently because they didn’t know who he was.

      Is a TSA search for your benefit? Hell, no. They could use the methods employed by El Al, except some idiot decreed that the non-invasive methods used by the Israelis violated your civil rights while a finger up the ass does not.

      Simply put, the TSA is an outrage. It is unconstitutional. It is incompetent. It is criminal. It is rude, cruel, and inhuman.

      Other than that, you did prove one thing with you post: you have no idea what the argument is about.

      • bscott

        get on the bus

    • Dave

      Usually don’t respond to online comments; but the mindless drivel you wrote HAS to have someone reply to it. Are you naturally truly stupid; or do you work at it? How; on the right hand of God; can you accept being groped; prodded; insulted; having your basic Bill of Rights violated; and NOT think somethings amiss; and hideously out of order. This is NOT the United States of America i; my father; or grandfather grew up in. And i think i can state without hesitation; it is NOT what the vast majority of Americans want; regardless of religious or political affilation. The tripe the Fed fosters on the American public ( THIS is for your own good; its to protect the U.S. from terrorists; its safety concerns; etc. ) is nothing more than a truck load of B.S. Since when is groping and molesting children and Senior Citizens considered due process for the nation security of the United States. No; my dimwitted friend. What this whole hideous; perverted; corrupt process is about is conditioning the American public for future loss of rights; and the complete dismantling of the Constitution; and this country as a society and nation. I believe Lenin had a term for you; and people like unto yourself. USEFUL IDIOT. Ring a bell; Norm?

      • MAP

        A pastor, trravelling by air, said at an airport he saw a little nun being groped and searched indecently. He said she was so small and frail you could have blown her over with a good, strong breath. He was naturally angered. But not like a few moments later when he witnessed a muslum go through without any groping and searching. When he asked why the muslum was not searched, he was told that they could not racially profile. What?….

    • Renée

      Norm, do you like to travel OR, are you a TSA agent? Just asking. If you are in the medical field that is one thing but as far as I know, they don’t grope or put copies of x-rays onto the internet. I don’t know about you but I think they should have a large box that people have to walk through. No pictures, no groping. If you are carrying an explosive it will detonate in the box with you/whoever still attached. No scans, no touching of any kind. It would make you think twice about getting onto a plane with bad intentions wouldn’t it? Also, be nice and understand that there are people unlike yourself that don’t want a stranger putting their hands into their clevage or grabbing their private parts!

    • Mudhead

      Since the TSA has yet to catch ONE SINGLE TERRORIST, while subjecting every American traveling to the totally non-effective million dollar Soros nude-o-scanner while standing in a humiliating “I surrender” pose, to be viewed by an unknown non-medically, and most often non-college educated mystery brown-shirt (quite possibly a pervert but you’ll never know), then possibly felt up, unless they’re of obvious middle eastern background, by dress, looks or name, because of some from-the-top non profiling directive, the public is finally realizing they’ve been duped. (That’s possibly the longest run-on sentence I’ve ever typed!)

      A dog and a metal detector/wand are by far more effective, cheaper and quicker. The scanner simply doesn’t work. It doesnt detect side arms, it’s white on black, it doesn’t detect chemicals (a dog can do all this stuff).

      The “terrorist watch list” now being distributed to your local law enforcement agency, has over a million names of Americans who have committed no crime, are vets, patriots, elderly and preschoolers, supposedly to identify against a total of 5000 existing individuals actually classified as terrorists. They haven’t caught ONE SINGLE TERRORIST.

      The only thing that has caught terrorists is gum-shoe detective work. With the TSA’s initial $4BIL budget alone the government could contract 400,000 private detectives alone. The annual TSA budget is more than twice that now.

      You are not being served by this growing unionized, tax sucking brown-shirt private administration-directed army of intimidation. There are real, logical, sensible security solutions that save Americans’ dignity as well as restore their privacy.

      This is a bad time for liberty in America. It is a sad time for Americans, once they realize what has become of their freedoms. It will get even worse, but know that the problem is bad NOW. investigate this yourselves if you haven’t already. Draw your own conclusions. Contact all of your local, state and federal representatives and tell them Americans need to restore their stolen dignity, and it doesn’t require more money for federal meddling under the false pretense of security. Give them the specific simple efficient solutions you discover.

      And God help us in these frightening times.

  • Steve E

    So that’s why children get searched so extensively. It’s an employment perk for the sex offenders. It makes sense now.

  • Ken

    I wonder where all the bloggers who support homosexuals are in response to this article….mysteriously, they are absent…..

  • Ken

    Like it or not, homosexuality is quite often tied to pedophilia and child molestation – these men should be imprisoned. The inmates in any prison know what to do with those convicted of child sex crimes.

  • Dad

    The government failed… isn’t that comforting. Do you suppose that they missed the terrorists working for the government unions too. We need to purge them all…

  • RichE

    Sexual Paranoia

  • riek jack

    those who abuse children sexually must be presicuted

  • Doc

    I’ve been saying it since the start of the TSA… Look whose employed by TSA. Majority Black, and White’s with pornography in their puters. I read about the 4 year old girl that was groped by these Good for nothing Blankity Blank Officials. If that was my daughter, I swear to God I would have done everything in my power to put him down…They are a disgrace, and the majority of them need their heads kicked in…

  • TIME

    When you let Criminals control you, you let the vampire in the door – so Lets be real, this whole TSA thing is beyond absurd, it’s just bloody CRIMINAL in all respects..

    People think of it this way, would you really want the Mafia running your nation?
    If you said NO,

    Then ask yourself this: why have we let something even worse run our Nation?

    You know I am right, so why is it?

    Why do WE still elect the same people to office TIME after TIME, when you know they think your a worthless bag of slime?

    Some one please do tell me why that is again?

    If YOU believe in Freedom – why would you allow anyone to take away your FREEDOMS for any reason? As in any reason at all?

    Again please do explain it, I am all ears.

    If YOU believe in the “Original Constitution,” why have YOU let it be trashed TIME after TIME by these very people?
    Again please do explain it to me, I am still all EARS.

    Thanks in advance.

    Peace and LOVE!

  • bscott

    Again- don’t like Tsa? Take the bus,the train,drive.If there are child molesters fire them.If old ladies don’t know the difference between a pat down and a grope-and they don’t teach them. the article also stated the former priest molested a 11 year old girl multiple times. When a male adult molests a 11 year old girl that is heterosexual pedophilia. Yes he should be in prison and not working for the government. I fly often and don’t want to end up crashing into a building. If your don’t like the method of screening get up get out and work to change. whining does nothing.

    • Mudhead

      FYI, the TSA is now in your bus station, the “fusion centers” provide your local cops to pull you over without probable cause and search both you and your vehicle, and confiscate anything they like that you have, including your beloved laptop, cameras, legally stored weapons (if you have any) or suitcases and briefcase. Add to that our presidents new powers of martial law and fed takeover of any and all American resources and businesses while we were watching what the CIA was doing in Columbia (an opportunistic opportunity for BOH).

      Don’t kid yourself that you can live undetected or stay of a growing nightmare of government control of civilians.

  • 2ndAmendment

    wait i figured it out bscott never really ever gets to feel the touch of another human because hes so creepy and weird that he graciously accepts all touches from where ever he can get it hence why he travels so much, they tell him that they arent going to pat him down and he pleads with them that he should be it will make him feel safer haha

  • FreedomFighter


    Touching Sexual Areas

    Laus Deo
    Semper Fi

  • JerryWheelerWroteThis..

    So, you just give them a spot criminal background check and if it’s okay then forget about past employers. Doubtful they would divulge their embarrassment of this pedophile but it would have been prudent to dig a little deeper, after all CBS 3 in Philadelphia didn’t have a problem digging it up. With the way people are treated, I wouldn’t put it past the TSA from deliberately hiring degenerates (who’ll work for peanuts for the privilege of feeling their victims legally).

  • George Vieto

    Let me guess the TSA believe in getting the former priest a second chance.

  • AJ

    Don’t most people go to do jail time when involved in child sexual abuse? Or did the churchs money buy his freedom?


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