Portland Man Literally Shows TSA Screeners What S.F. Nudists Won't

Now that's explosive
The year 2010 was anticlimactic for San Francisco nudists after they chickened out on their much-hyped plans to strip for TSA screeners to protest the new and invasive security measures at the airport.

Well, it seems a Portland computer programmer showed us -- literally. According to press reports, 49-year-old John Brennan, who was bound for San Jose yesterday evening, disrobed for TSA authorities as he went through the airport security line at the Portland International Airport.

Brennan was in line at about 5:35 p.m. getting screened for his Alaskan Airlines flight to San Jose when he removed his clothing "as a form of protest against TSA screeners who he felt were harassing him."

"The machine went off and I asked what it was and he said nitrates, which I know from Oklahoma City is one of the explosive ingredients," Brennan told NewsChannel 8. "And I was not interested in being hassled, so I took my clothes [off] to show I was not carrying any explosives."

Amused passengers snapped photos of a bare-chested Brennan while security officials harassed Brennan, asking him to put his clothes back on. When Brennan refused, police arrested him on suspicion of indecent exposure.

Incidentally, authorities never did find an explosive device on him.

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Thank you John Brennan, for your courage in graphically displaying your outrage at the indignities to which the TSA goons have been subjecting us!


Where the nitrates from the food he eats? He looks kind of like he might eat a lot of cold cuts.

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So TSA can grope our privates in the middle of the terminal, demand we remove clothing belts, shoes and other items then take a picture of naked in the scanners or strip search us in a back room and this guy is the one arrested for indecency?

Like many travelers he has probably had enough of the TSA’s humiliating and degrading treatment of airline passengers and finally decided to make a point much like PETA protesters. This man should be commended for standing up for our rights.

This protest is a product of TSA’s assault on our morals and sense of propriety. TSA is a sick agency with perverse workers and has done more damage to our liberty, way of life and morality than Al Qaeda could have ever hoped to do.


"suspicion of indecent exposure"? Lawyers say the darndest things.

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