What the TSA really thinks of you – as if you didn’t already know

It doesn’t take many brain cells to figure out that the TSA, institutionally and individually, holds us in contempt. In their eyes, we’re all potential terrorists. Also peons who have to be put in their place. Never mind that we pay their salaries, every penny of their $8-billion-a-year budget, and that they are supposed to facilitate flying, not impede it.  Continue reading “What the TSA really thinks of you – as if you didn’t already know”

TSA employee fired after missing loaded gun carried by criminal

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Just days after demanding that European airports “tighten security” (read: step up the groping of people’s bodies) while screening US-bound passengers — the results of which demands our editor and colleague Lisa Simeone witnessed firsthand, at London’s Heathrow airport — an American-based TSA employee was fired for, among other things, allowing a man with a criminal record to board a UK-bound plane with a loaded handgun in his carry-on bagContinue reading “TSA employee fired after missing loaded gun carried by criminal”