Obama Administration Protects You From Hair Dryers, Perverts Get A Pass

February 15, 2012 1:40pm182 Comments

DHS: ‘CBP Stops Thousands of Unsafe Hair Dryers’

by Joel Gehrke

President Obama’s border enforcement officials prevented over 13,000 dangerous hair dryers from entering the country, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) trumpeted today.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized thousands of hair dryers recently that were determined to constitute a “substantial product hazard” under U.S. law, for failing to have adequate immersion protection,” DHS announced.  “The potentially dangerous hair dryers were identified through a nationwide targeting operation by the CBP Import Safety Commercial Targeting and Analysis Center (CTAC).”

CBP seized the hair dryers at the ports of Los Angeles (9,768 hair dryers) and Miami (3,614) because they “lacked shock protection for consumers” in the event of the hair dryers’ immersion in water.

Read more at the Washington Examiner.

WUPN: Why doesn’t the Obama administration protect us from perverts?  Have you seen this story from CBS Dallas?

Female Passengers Say They’re Targeted By TSA. Read that here.

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