TSA propaganda never lets up

We here at TSA News are used to the steady stream of propaganda put out by the TSA and its spokespeople (all paid for by our tax dollars, I might add). John Pistole, Nico Melendez, Lisa Farbstein, Kip Hawley, David Castelveter, John Halinski, Kawika Riley, LuAnn Canipe, Blogger Bob, on and on — there’s a veritable army of them. You can search their names at this blog and find the various things they’ve written and we’ve written about them. Continue reading “TSA propaganda never lets up”

TSA and CBP: comrades in arms — and crimes

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are two different agencies operating under the aegis of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they have sensibilities, practices, and impunity in common. The major difference is that the TSA has no law enforcement authority while CBP does. That power makes the latter even more dangerous. Continue reading “TSA and CBP: comrades in arms — and crimes”