Please Die TSA

(above image: http://sadhillnews.com/) Does anyone else agree that September 11th, 2001 was just another excuse to grab the genitalia of American Citizens? Talk about fear-mongering; if I don’t let the TSA grab my junk the terrorists will get me? If I let you touch me down there, then the real terrorists have won and I […]

House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit

ShareThis House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit 22 Jun 2012 The Transportation Security Administration already shares intelligence it collects with airports. Now a House bill would expand TSA’s intel sharing to local mass transit systems as well. The House passed the bill May 30 and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and […]

House wants airline pilots to pack guns

ShareThis House wants airline pilots to pack guns 15 Jun 2012 Congress refuses to gut the one program the Transportation Security Administration has offered to minimize: pilots who pack guns. The House passed an amendment in its Homeland Security appropriations bill that would boost funding for armed-pilot training by $ 10 million. That throws a […]

House rejects proposal to strip TSA screeners of police-like uniforms

ShareThis House rejects proposal to strip TSA screeners of police-like uniforms 07 Jun 2012 The House on Thursday voted down a proposal that would have stripped Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport screeners of badges, shields and policeman-like uniforms. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) proposed the language as an amendment to the Department of Homeland Security spending […]

Water Purification Device Prompts TSA to Close Down Minneapolis Airport

(INFOWARS)   In another stupendous incident of comical over-reaction, the TSA ordered the evacuation of two airport terminals in Minneapolis after a water purification device was found in a woman’s luggage. From the AP: The device was found by Transportation Security Administration officials about 4:30 p.m. Sunday in a piece of checked baggage in Terminal 2, also […]

Newark TSA agent arrested for stealing $5K from passenger

(CASSANDRA GARRISON)   In yet another embarrassing moment for the Transportation Security Administration, an agent at Newark Airport was busted for stealing thousands of dollars in cash from a passenger who was being screened. TSA employee Alexandra Schmid, 31, was caught on surveillance video taking $ 5,000 from the jacket of a Bangladeshi man who had […]

TSA screenings aren’t just for airports anymore

ShareThis TSA screenings aren’t just for airports anymore –Roving security teams increasingly visit train stations, subways and other mass transit sites to deter terrorism. 20 Dec 2011 The Transportation Security Administration isn’t just in airports anymore. TSA teams are increasingly conducting searches and screenings at train stations, subways, ferry terminals and other mass transit locations […]

‘Strip search’ claims prompt call for advocate at US airports

ShareThis ‘Strip search’ claims prompt call for advocate at US airports 11 Dec 2011 Two New York lawmakers want to place a passenger advocate at airports to immediately act on complaints from passengers about security screenings. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and state Sen. Michael Gianaris, both Democrats, are calling on the Transportation Security Administration to […]

TSA Plagued With “Bureaucratic Morass And Mismanagement”

The multi-billion-dollar federal agency created after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to protect the nation’s transportation system is inept, bloated and has failed miserably to fulfill its mission despite being generously funded by the government, according to a new congressional report. This is hardly earth-shattering news about the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) since its many lapses […]

Newest threat: TSA warns terrorists could be targeting buses for holiday travel season

ShareThis Newest threat: TSA warns terrorists could be targeting buses for holiday travel season.12 Nov 2011. Al Qaeda [Al CIA-duh] and other terrorist groups could be targeting buses around the nation because they are easier to attack than airplanes, according to the Transportation Security Administration. Just before the beginning of the holiday travel season, the […]