UPDATE BELOW.* Stacey Armato, the lawyer and mother who was bullied, harassed, and made to miss her flight by the TSA in 2010, has reached a settlement in her lawsuit against the TSA. We’ve written about Armato and her case several times. Information about her case is also in the Master List of TSA Crimes and Abuses. [click to continue…]


The TSA has been saying for years now that they don’t give “enhanced pat-downs” to children. Even though we have loads of evidence — verbal and visual — to the contrary, the agency and its mouthpieces continue to spout these lies. Here’s yet more proof. [click to continue…]


More Pre-Check propaganda and more TSA fraud

April 17, 2014

Another bs article about the bs program that is Pre-Check. And, of course, a discussion thread full of comments by the Special People o-woe-is-me-ing their fate. Pardon my impatience, but we’ve been writing about Pre-Check for over two years now, pointing out its fraud, and I do get sick of having to repeat the same […]

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Scott Rickard: TSA’s “horrific civil rights violations”

April 15, 2014

Being a civil liberties watchdog can be a lonely slog. Though we know that there are millions of people around the country who get it — meaning they understand that the TSA is security theater — they don’t have the powerful voice that the mainstream press has. Nor, of course, that the TSA itself has. So […]

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TSA anticipates matzo transportation spree

April 11, 2014

The Jewish holiday of Passover is on the way (April 14th-22nd). And rest assured: the crack teams of the TSA are ready for it. Since we all know how respectful the TSA is of people’s private belongings, dignity, and integrity, you can count on safe passage for your religious artifacts.  

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NYT: TSA’s behavior detection program useless, wasteful

April 8, 2014

Readers of TSA News know that we’ve been pointing out the fraud of the TSA’s so-called “behavior detection” program for years. Just a few examples: here, here, here, and here. Well, now the New York Times is finally catching on.

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TSA again denies ID, denies disabled woman

April 7, 2014

Yet another person, a disabled person in this case, has been abused by the TSA.

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John Brennan ordered to pay $500 for TSA protest

April 4, 2014

We have an update on the case of John Brennan, the man who stripped naked at a TSA checkpoint in April of 2012.

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TSA strong-arms other countries over “security”

April 2, 2014

We’ve written before about the fact that the Department of Homeland Security, an organization solely of the United States government, has infested airports abroad. Now, in the hysteria over the downed Malaysian jet, the U.S. is stepping up its pressure on foreign nations.

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TSA’s new All Surround Security

April 1, 2014

Today marks a milestone.

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