The Lobby of the Tulsa Airport Is Not Fallujah

August 23, 2014

Thousands Standing Around director John Pistole is at it again. 

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Hate to say we told you so, but . . . .

August 22, 2014

I am co-founder of an oganization dedicated to regaining freedoms taken away by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). We’re fighting against the illegal, warrantless strip-searches of travelers and the coerced, inappropriate physical touching of their bodies. 

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Dumb: Southwest Airlines Stowaway Ordered To Stay Away From LAX

August 17, 2014

This is completely stupid. 

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TSA: Thousands Standing Around – really

August 15, 2014

Because I decline to avoid air travel, I still get to encounter the TSA at the airport from time to time. I just caught a flight with my wife and daughter, and was struck by how desultory the Testicle Security Administration has become. 

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God bless Amtrak — ride the rails, avoid the TSA!

August 10, 2014

I’m sitting in the Metropolitan Lounge of the magnificent Union Station in Chicago, having just gotten here from Baltimore, waiting to board the fabled Southwest Chief on my way to Santa Fe. 

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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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