From the “So What?” Department, TSA Division

July 7, 2014

In yet another show of pretend security provided by the TSA, they arrested a man at DTW (Detroit Metro Airport) who had a knife hidden in his shoe. 

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TSA logic: If you show it to us, we can’t check it

July 4, 2014

On July 4th, we celebrate our freedom from the British government, which forced its American colonists into violent rebellion by subjecting them to such unthinkable practices as the warrantless search. 

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Be afraid, be very afraid! TSA (and its ilk) to the rescue!

July 4, 2014

Well, I’m finally back from three weeks away. Judging by the lack of posts here, I guess it was a quiet time on the TSA front. 

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TSA crime featured in Netflix series Orange is the New Black

June 27, 2014

TSA is the new IRS. 

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TSA comedy carnival at LAX

June 12, 2014

You know the line: “Laugh and the whole world laughs with you”? Well, the TSA in Los Angeles has taken it to heart. 

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TSA Blog: the Energizer Bunny of the Blabbosphere

June 10, 2014

As regular readers here know, the TSA Blog, a.k.a. Propaganda Central, is the official on-line mouthpiece of the Transportation Security Administration. (There are, of course, lots of other, humanoid mouthpieces, as well.) 

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Supreme Court’s Scalia on TSA abuse: Meh

June 5, 2014

Anybody who thinks the Supreme Court will protect us from the TSA is dreaming. More accurately, he has his head somewhere other than above his shoulders. 

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Junked Rapiscan scanners get second life

June 3, 2014

Since the radiation-emitting, independently untested Rapiscan strip-search scanners were removed from airports last year — at the cost of millions of dollars to taxpayers — what’s happened to them? 

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John Oliver on TSA insanity and inanity

June 1, 2014

Comedian John Oliver. American values — and logic — in a nutshell.

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TSA forces woman to disrobe at checkpoint

May 27, 2014

I’ve been meaning to post this woman’s account for a while, but with so many TSA stories to keep track of (and more in the pipeline), it got away from me. 

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