Officer Down: the TSA’s Carnival of Aspirational Self-Pity

August 8, 2014

Thousands Standing Around isn’t a law enforcement agency, and its toddler-molesting “officers” aren’t police. They can’t arrest you, have no authority to investigate crime or detain criminals, and aren’t permitted to use force to do their GED-optional “security” work. But the dismal band of wannabes who paw your underwear at the airport want — desperately! […]

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Dear TSA and the flying public: Racial profiling is logically pointless, statistically groundless, and morally wrong

August 6, 2014

Journalist Max Fisher has a great post up at Vox that focuses on an eyeroll-inducing anti-Muslim tweet followed by a sharp, statistically on-point rejoinder. The TSA would do well to read Fisher’s post. As readers will remember, we’ve written about the TSA’s nasty little racial profiling problems before: 

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Perennial Post: TSA

August 3, 2014

This is what we call in the news business an “evergreen.” It’s a post that can be published anytime, without regard to particular events and without a so-called news hook. Because it’s always true. It’s a perennial post. To wit: 

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Actor Verne Troyer pawed by TSA

July 31, 2014

Since I was away for three weeks, I missed a lot of TSA stories. They didn’t get reported here at TSA News, either, so forgive me for being late to the party. 

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Grand jury dismisses charges against fired TSA agent Jeno Mouton

July 28, 2014

Former TSA agent Jeno Mouton worked for the agency for twelve years, often putting in overtime hours at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. 

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John Pistole at Aspen — again — and again — and again

July 27, 2014

He’s baaack! 

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Partial kinda sorta victory for Shoshana Hebshi

July 23, 2014

We’ve written about Shoshana Hebshi twice here at TSA News and about the hideous, Kafka-esque injustice she suffered at the hands of the United States government, via our friendly abusers at the TSA, Frontier Airlines, and law enforcement, aka the police. 

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

July 21, 2014

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 […]

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Fake TSA clerk gropes women at SFO; but hey, no harm, no foul

July 17, 2014

Ah, I love waking up to stories like this! It’s like living in absurdist theater, only the people running the theater are too stupid to see it for what it is. 

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Happy Bastille Day? Not with TSA calling the shots

July 14, 2014

Allons enfants de la patrie, le jour de gloire est arrivé!  

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