TSA agents seem to have a thing for iPads. Continue reading What TSA’s iPad theft problem means for your next flight
Flyers, start saving your receipts! A very organized and persistent young mother did just that, and received a $3.99 deposit into her checking account for TSA-confiscated peanut butter. Continue reading TSA says: you’re entitled to a refund!
We have another not-a-new-story but one that many people still haven’t heard yet and for which there’s a new video that’s making the rounds. And lucky us, we can see the TSA’s foray into Saturday morning cartoon territory. Continue reading TSA: Freeze, or else
Over a year ago, the TSA was ordered to hold a public comment period on the use of the strip-search scanners. The agency ignored that order. Continue reading TSA thumbs its nose at the law, courts say OK
Political movements never succeed by one method or strategy alone. It takes many tactics, many plans, many approaches, many disparate–even at times conflicting–actions to get things done. And artists are always an important part of the effort. Continue reading You’re in Good Hands with Happy Hands Homeland Security
From a New York Times blog post by Juliet Lapidos, that’s the perfect thing to say to the TSA as you’re assuming the position of a common criminal. I missed this piece from earlier in September: Continue reading Rand Paul re the TSA: “Is this the pose of a free man?”
America is edging closer to becoming a “papers please” society, at least when it comes to travel.
Continue reading How close are we getting to a “papers please” society?
Despite overwhelming Congressional and public criticism of its personnel and policies, the TSA continues undaunted in its public relations program, which many have deemed a propaganda campaign. Instead of addressing the documented shortcomings within the agency, the TSA opts instead to waste effort planting spurious press releases and making false claims. Continue reading TSA propaganda: sex, lies, and video clips
The Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) held its second public meeting September 18, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. I attended the meeting, as I also did in May. The meeting was composed of subcommittee reports, with highlights being: Continue reading Report on the TSA Aviation Security Advisory Committee