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  • Source: Dan Bongino
  • 06/11/2022
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Your looming question is finally answered; Yes! The Transportation Security Administration has an Instagram account. And frankly, it’s quite entertaining. Just before the weekend, the account posted photographs of a pretty bouquet of roses that was found by the officers at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. It is virtually impossible to make out in the photo, but there was a small knife hidden in the stems.

TSA decided to turn this discovery into a learning opportunity for passengers; and instead of threats, present them with a poem:

Roses are red
Violets are blue
A knife hidden in your flowers can’t be carried through
So, pack it in your checked bag along with your oversized shampoo.

We’re not just pollen your leg. Let us bee clear, you won’t have a knife day if you try to sneak a prohibited item through TSA security. Knives of any kind are not allowed in your carry-on. So once and flor-al, don’t hide prohibited items in your carry-on. This is our advice to you, take it or leaf it.

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Just last week, in honor of #NationalLipstickDay, the TSA Instagram account posted a photo of a lipstick tube with a terrifyingly sharp knife inside instead of lipstick. The knife lipstick was propped up in front of a stunning black sparkly clutch purse. Apparently another confiscated item by the Transportation Security Administration, the caption read:

In honor of #NationalLipstickDay, here’s one that will make your lips a stain of RED…annnnd potentially make things RED all over!? What would you call this shade of lipstick? Hemoglobin Red? Blood Red? All jokes aside, you WON’T have a beautiful day if you try to bring this ‘lipstick’ through airport security. Our officers at Nashville International Airport recently discovered this lipstick knife in a carry-on bag at a security checkpoint.


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What we really want to know is, who is trying to sneak all these knives onto a plane and why? Nonetheless, thank you TSA for finding them.

Photos by Getty Images

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