aa777jr
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Baggage Screener Fired At IAH

Fri Jul 15, 2005 12:53 pm

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GQfluffy
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RE: Baggage Screener Fired At IAH

Fri Jul 15, 2005 1:51 pm

No, but like he said...

' "Controversy sells," Khalaf said. "It brings a lot of attention. Everybody wants to label all Arabics terrorists just because a couple of people messed up. Well, I'm going to play along with that character. I'm going to let you think I'm one." '

He's asking for alot of trouble. Not sure he should've been fired, though.

fluffy
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jacobin777
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RE: Baggage Screener Fired At IAH

Fri Jul 15, 2005 2:19 pm

stupid punk is a moron...what a disgrace...I'm glad he's fired, now maybe he can make some money singing his vile rubbish on some street corner..

[Edited 2005-07-15 07:23:41]
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thomasphoto60
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RE: Baggage Screener Fired At IAH

Fri Jul 15, 2005 2:32 pm

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 2):
stupid punk is a moron...what a disgrace...I'm glad he's fired, now maybe he can make some money singing his vile rubbish on some street corner..

Ditto!

Thomas
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ikramerica
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RE: Baggage Screener Fired At IAH

Fri Jul 15, 2005 2:38 pm

Quoting GQfluffy (Reply 1):
No, but like he said...

' "Controversy sells," Khalaf said. "It brings a lot of attention. Everybody wants to label all Arabics terrorists just because a couple of people messed up. Well, I'm going to play along with that character. I'm going to let you think I'm one." '

He's asking for alot of trouble. Not sure he should've been fired, though.

fluffy

It was this same type of empathy, tacit support, and lack of will to condemn that led to Manzanar and similar camps in Canada. If Khalaf doesn't believe what he is saying, not only is a charlatan as an artist, but he is ignorant of history and is in for a dose of reality.
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aa777jr
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RE: Baggage Screener Fired At IAH

Fri Jul 15, 2005 3:22 pm

I'm surprised the FBI didn't send some field agents down to IAH and question this dude after they found out all that stuff on the internet. I thought DHS was all into fighting the war on terror via the internet.

Regards.
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OHLHD
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RE: Baggage Screener Fired At IAH

Fri Jul 15, 2005 4:35 pm

>>....... said working as a baggage screener was the best paying job he's ever had<<<

Poor guy  Smile


Although I think such people are plain idiots, he definitly has got the attention he wanted to "promote" his album.
 
jafa39
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RE: Baggage Screener Fired At IAH

Fri Jul 15, 2005 4:41 pm

Surely all employers Google before appointment nowadays, can't be held up as an invasion of privacy, the web is a public domain.
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airlinelover
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RE: Baggage Screener Fired At IAH

Sat Jul 16, 2005 3:11 am

HOUSTON - When Bassam Khalaf raps, he's the Arabic Assassin. His unreleased CD, "Terror Alert," includes rhymes about flying a plane into a building and descriptions of himself as a "crazy, suicidal Arabic ... equipped with bombs."

Until last week, Khalaf also worked as a baggage screener at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

"I've been screening your bags for the past six months, and you don't even know it," said Khalaf, who also said Thursday that he is not really a terrorist and that his rhymes are exaggerations meant to gain publicity.


yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.. Ok.

This guy is (in the words of my boss) Stupid #1.

Chris
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