More TSA theft – this story is getting old

December 26, 2014

Because we’ve written so many times about TSA theft (meaning TSA agents stealing from passengers, not the TSA getting stolen from), we just yawn anymore when another story comes down the pike. Although this time somebody actually got convicted for her crime, unlike the thousands of other TSA clerks who get away with their thieving. 

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The Genius of the TSA

December 18, 2014

As regular readers know, we’ve often lauded the genius of the TSA. But we aren’t alone. We have allies all over the place, including in Hollywood. 

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TSA is the least of it — or why we won’t win

December 15, 2014

John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute, about whom we’ve written many times, is indefatigable in his defense of the Bill of Rights. He and I don’t always agree politically, but on civil liberties we do. And his latest newsletter reveals why this battle — the whole raison d’être of TSA News — is a fool’s […]

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Women strip-searched by TSA three years ago finally file suit

November 30, 2014

Three elderly women who were strip-searched by the TSA back in 2011 have finally come forward to file suit. Not against the agency, unfortunately, but against the three (publicly unidentified) screeners who performed the abusive searches. 

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TSA holiday pleas? Oh, please

November 21, 2014

Here at TSA News we often call your attention not only to news reports but to other blogs and websites that discuss the TSA. Consumer Traveler is one of them. 

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FTTUSA files Amicus Brief in Jon Corbett’s TSA case

November 19, 2014

From Wendy Thomson, one of our writers here at TSA News and one of the founders of Freedom to Travel USA (FTTUSA), comes this update: 

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Thanksgiving air travel expands, or why we’ll never get rid of the TSA

November 7, 2014

I know I sound like a broken record. That’s why, as the years have gone by, I’m writing less and less about the TSA. Because I increasingly see it as pointless. And judging by the activity of our other writers here at TSA News, I’m not alone. 

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Another cremation debacle thanks to TSA

October 31, 2014

Actually, debacle is too tame a word. Crime is more like it. 

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The TSA Losers Stole His Belt Buckle — For “Safety”

October 30, 2014

TSA News readers will be well familiar with the following scenario. Sean W. Malone writes at Logicology that the TSA at LAX took his favorite belt buckle because they claimed it was a “replica” of a gun. 

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Sai asks for help once again in fighting TSA abuse

October 28, 2014

Another friend of the blog, a man named Sai, is routinely harassed by the TSA. He’s not only an ally in the fight against TSA abuse but a sharp and dogged crusader. 

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