They’re always there to cup your genitals — because the TSA’s unskilled workers violating your body and your rights aren’t about security. They’re about jobs for people who’d otherwise be out of work, money for the connected Chertoffs of the world, and training you to be obedient when your rights are yanked from you. Continue reading “TSA thugs miss another one — undercover agent with fake bomb in his pants”
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) took action in paring its forbidden items list a bit — a tiny bit. Passengers will soon be allowed to carry on small knives and some sporting equipment that after years of careful research and untold hours of committee deliberations have been determined to be non-threatening in terms of airline security. Continue reading “Knives, bats, and clubs on planes — oh no!”
The New York Post has taken aim at DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano over her tall tale about fictitious delays at LAX and O’Hare supposedly brought on by the sequester. In this case the writer is not just another “phone it in” pseudo-journalist, but activist and author Becky Akers, who has written extensively on the TSA and has a near-encyclopedic knowledge of the agency. Continue reading “Napolitano called out on lie about TSA lines”
CBS This Morning looks at whether the TSA’s new policy is endangering your safety on your next flight.
It seems that new rules may create more confusion with passengers about what is or is not allowed, and increasing ire from flight attendants who see knives, clubs and hockey sticks at 30,000 feet as a threat.
Flying under the mainstream media radar is a case headed for oral argument in the federal First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston this coming April 3rd. It may be off everyone’s radar, but that doesn’t mean it should be. Continue reading “A Fourth Amendment legal challenge to the TSA scanners”
Intrusive airport searches are just fine with a majority of air travelers. They also think the TSA has singlehandedly prevented a 9/11 repeat, and that critics of the agency’s current practices are nothing more than “anxious advocates.”
Continue reading “A “silent” majority sounds off about airport security”
Last May, TSA News writer Bill Fisher reported on the TSA’s backlog of background checks at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport. Continue reading “TSA botches background checks”
The great blues guitarist and singer Eric Clapton is also fed up with the TSA. Continue reading “Eric Clapton also can’t stand the TSA”
The intertubes are full of wailing about the automatic, across-the-board cuts called sequestration that are set to take effect in 30 days if Congress doesn’t get its act together. Continue reading “Best thing about sequestration? TSA takes a dive”