As many of you have heard by now, yesterday a man carried out a protest against the abuses of the TSA by stripping naked at Portland International Airport. His name is John Brennan. Continue reading “Civil liberties crusader strips for TSA”
Paul Joseph Watson writes for Prison Planet that Big Sis has started a program with the TSA and police officers to search and interrogate passengers on Houston buses. This practice isn’t new. As we’ve written several times at TSA News, this program of warrantless searches on buses, trains, boats, and highways, is part of VIPR, and has been going on all over the country. Houston is just the latest stop. Watson writes: Continue reading “TSA goon squads at the bus station: police state, here we come”
Above, we see yet another innocent traveler who is traumatized as a TSA agent performs an “enhanced pat-down” on her at the airport in Madison, Wisconsin: Continue reading “It is to weep: TSA “pat-down” of woman in Madison”
It happened again last week: A TSA agent was formally charged with swiping yet another iPad from a passenger.
Or iPads, in Clayton Keith Dovel’s case.
Continue reading “Is the TSA coming for your iPad?”
Former head of the TSA Kip Hawley has written a book, “Permanent Emergency,” and an extended editorial in the Wall Street Journal arguing that airport security is broken. I can’t help agreeing with him that, “In attempting to eliminate all risk from flying, we have made air travel an unending nightmare,” and that “If you’re a frequent traveler, you probably hate [the TSA].” Continue reading “Randomizing airport security is unfair and unsafe”
Yet another TSA agent has been brought up on child pornography charges. This makes a total of 12 child sex crimes — allegations and/or convictions — in 16 months. Continue reading “Another TSA agent charged with child porn”
As most of our readers know, Jon Corbett posted a video last month demonstrating how he easily got past both the BKSX (backscatter/x-ray) scanners and the MMW (millimeter wave) scanners with a metal object sewn into his jacket. Continue reading “Jon Corbett’s new video: TSA screener admits scanners are a boondoggle”
Students at the University of Kansas held a protest in the school’s main plaza last week to protest TSA procedures.
The protest was sponsored by a student organization called Young Americans for Liberty. Continue reading “University of Kansas students protest TSA”
If you’ve ever been browbeaten, barked at or belittled by a TSA agent — and let’s be honest, who among us hasn’t? — then you’ve got a friend in Sen. Harry Reid (D.-Nev.).
Continue reading “Are TSA agents too rude?”