Feel-good articles about the TSA’s Pre-Check program continue to proliferate. Even as Pre-Check members report experiencing what we’ve been warning about for a year. Continue reading “TSA continues to trumpet Pre-Check boondoggle”
After being invaded by Germany in World War I, France embarked on an ambitious and expensive project intended to prevent a future attack on its northern border. The series of fortifications was termed the Maginot Line in honor of French Minister of War André Maginot. Continue reading “TSA – America’s Maginot Line”
Michelle Dunaj, the terminally ill passenger who claims TSA agents in Seattle-Tacoma International Airport botched her pat-down, drew a visceral reaction from travelers with the humiliating details of her screening.
Continue reading “What’s the problem with the TSA’s pat-downs?”
The TSA has a lesson to teach you. And by George, you’re going to learn it. Continue reading “Woman dying of leukemia abused by TSA”
Really, you can’t make this stuff up: Continue reading “TSA mocks Breast Cancer Awareness Month by using pink gloves”
Looking at the Department of Homeland Security’s response last week to a scathing Senate subcommittee report on fusion centers, it’s clear that the rot starts at the top. DHS is the TSA’s parent agency. Its shoddy operating procedures and defensiveness in response to questions and criticism mirror the way the TSA operates. Continue reading “DHS: the rot starts at the top”
Steven deForest is an experienced air traveler, but he says nothing could have prepared him for the confrontation he recently had with a TSA screener in Las Vegas.
Continue reading “Is the TSA punishing us?”
In September the TSA website posted an announcement noting that the agency hosted nearly 40 disability and multicultural organizations and federal agencies at its 10th Annual Disability and Multicultural Coalition Conference “to discuss advances in security screening and issues of concern to coalition members and their constituencies.” Continue reading “TSA’s disability and multicultural problem”
As we’ve noted several times, TSA agents often act out of petulance and pique. Because they have absolute power, they can abuse it. And they do. Continue reading “TSA agent admits to stealing cash from passenger as punishment”
We’ve told you about the TSA’s little drink charade a few times before. Continue reading “Passenger: no, TSA, you can’t have my vodka”