Jon Corbett was the first person in this country to sue the TSA for invasion of privacy. He maintains a blog where you can read all about the progress — slow, of course — of his lawsuit. Despite his repeated run-ins with abusive TSA agents, he still flies. And recently, he slipped something past the scanners. Continue reading “Passenger slips metal by TSA scanners – repeatedly”
TSA Administrator John Pistole will speak today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., at 1 o’clock Eastern. His address will be carried live by C-span.
The audience will likely be full of “security” contractors. If reporters are there, it remains to be seen whether any of them ask hard questions.
Here’s the question I submitted:
Why does John Pistole describe as “one-offs” or “bad apples” the thousands of instances of theft, bullying, intimidation, and physical assault that TSA agents continue to perpetrate all over the country? I have documented these accounts. They aren’t few and far between; they are legion:
If he doesn’t know about them, why doesn’t he know about them? Why does he allow this to go on?
Amy Strand’s little breast pump problem is just the latest in a long line of gaffes by the men and women of the TSA. But mostly, the men.
Continue reading “Do TSA agents have a breast fixation?”