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The TSA Missed Something Big…and Chaos Ensued



The federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is more useless than a cardboard refrigerator.

The TSA is more useless than a clear crayon.

The TSA is more useless than ejection seats on a helicopter.

The TSA is more useless than a wooden frying pan.

The TSA is more useless than the letter G in lasagna.

The TSA is more useless than a colorblind interior decorator.

The TSA is more useless than a grave robber in a crematorium. 

Why? 

Because TSA agents are not only obnoxious and a little too handsy, but they also allowed William Allen Liebisch, of Cincinnati, Ohio to board a Frontier Airlines aircraft with a box cutter. Once in the air, Liebisch disrupted the flight.

This is according to a statement that the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia published late last week. 

“[On the day of the flight] Liebisch entered the TSA security checkpoint where TSA officers confiscated a box cutter within his possession that the officials mistakenly believed they had disabled by removing the blade,” according to a statement from the Department of Justice (DOJ).

“But once the flight departed, Liebisch inserted a spare blade that was stored in the handle of the box cutter. A passenger saw Liebisch use the box cutter to clean his nails. Another passenger reported to flight attendants that Liebisch said that he was going to stab someone. This information was passed on to the captain and the other flight attendants.”

No law enforcement officers were on the flight. One attendant asked two male passengers to keep Liebisch confined in his seat. One passenger stood nearby while the other took the seat of the passenger who made the report to the flight attendants. 

The plane made an emergency landing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The passengers deplaned immediately. Atlanta Police Department (APD) officers chose not to board the plane and instead waited for Liebisch to exit.

“As the final remaining passengers neared the exit of the plane, Liebisch charged forward towards a flight attendant while wielding the box cutter. A passenger then tackled Liebisch from behind as the APD officers rushed on the plane to subdue and arrest him,” the DOJ said. 

“Liebisch’s disturbance on the flight, his arrest, and TSA’s baggage re-inspection protocols forced Frontier Airlines to delay the flight to Tampa until the following morning, due to safety regulations that limit the number of hours a flight crew may be on duty in one day.”

The feds sentenced Liebisch to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.  

Yes, the TSA allowed a man to smuggle a box cutter on an airplane.

The TSA….more useless than rubber lips on a woodpecker. 

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