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Whistleblowers Under Threat in SCOTUS Case, Lawmakers Warn

A former air marshal's whistleblower case against the Transportation Security Administration is getting support from a bipartisan group of lawmakers, who say the Obama administration's legal position would "grant agencies unprecedented power to decide when employees may expose misconduct."

Ex-TSA officer accused of secretly recording female co-worker in restroom

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

A former U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)officer accused of secretly recording video of a female co-worker inside an employee restroom at Nashville International Airport has been charged with several felonies, authorities said on Tuesday. Daniel Boykin, 33, was charged with...

Pre? or Not Pre??

2 days agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

The kiosk spit out my boarding pass as I begin my unintentional journey around the world; and for the first time, I was not eligible for the Transportation Security Administration Pre? line. For the first time in who knows how long,Show More Summary

Nude Body Scanners Case Thrown Out By Court of Appeals

6 days agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

In a split vote of 2-1, “the United States 11th District Court of Appeals denied a petition filed by Jonathan Corbett who was suing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for violating the Fourth Amendment with the Rapiscan Secure 1000 SP full body scanners”, according to... The post Nude Body Scanners Case Thrown Out By Court of Appeals appeared first on The Gate.

ACLU: TSA Now Using ‘Hypothetical Threats’ to Assign Passengers to Watchlists

last weekNews : Reason

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has put out a new report intended to analyze the performance of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in the operation of he watchlists...Show More Summary

Former air marshal's whistle-blower case moves to high court

A federal air marshal who was fired in 2006 after exposing government plans to withdraw security from airliners asserted in U.S. Supreme Court filings Monday that the way the Transportation Security Administration restricts the release of sensitive information is arbitrary and inconsistent.

TSA Tries to Pat Down Man After Flight

Ben Swann Truth in Media: Last Saturday, Kahler Nygard took a Spirit Airlines flight to Denver to visit with friends. When he departed from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Transportation Security Administration agents patted him down and allowed him to board his flight. Show More Summary

TSA Demands to Search Man AFTER Plane Lands. He Filmed His Response.

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

Kahler Nygard, 22, of Minnesota was called off a plane by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) when it landed in Colorado earlier this month. He filmed his unsettling encounter with the agency. "I'm the only one walking off the plane," Nygard states in the first video he posted on Youtube six days ago. Show More Summary

Border Patrol Agent: TSA Made ‘Bold Attempt to Fool the American Public’

HOUSTON, Texas — The scandal has intensified surrounding Transportation Security Administration (TSA) allowing illegal aliens to fly without sufficient identification and lying about the matter to news outlets and to the American public. Show More Summary

In Which I Defend the TSA from Unfair Criticisms

Several people have sent me this story: “TSA ADMITS LYING ABOUT ILLEGAL ALIENS FLYING WITHOUT PROPER ID” Texas — A new letter from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) admits that illegal aliens were being allowed to board planes using Notice to Appear forms they received after entering the U.S. Show More Summary

Gohmert Slams TSA for Allowing Illegals to Fly Without Valid ID Then Lying About It

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently penned a letter that confirmed what Breitbart Texas Managing Director Brandon Darby reported back in July--the agency was allowing illegal immigrants to board planes using only Notice to Appear forms that they received after entering the U.S. Show More Summary

TSA Precheck program gaining in popularity

More flyers using the PreCheck program, which the Transportation Security Administration says "allows low-risk travelers to experience expedited, more efficient security screening." The TSA says nearly half a million people have signed up since last December. CBS News' Jericka Duncan reports.

TSA Admits Illegal Aliens Allowed to Fly Without Verifiable ID

HOUSTON, Texas -- A new letter from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) admits that illegal aliens were being allowed to board planes using Notice to Appear forms they received after entering the U.S. illegally. The revelation...Show More Summary

From the TSA Instagram Account: Terrifying Weapons and Adorable Dogs

God bless Bob Burns. He's the 12-year TSA agent who, last year, decided to create an Instagram account for the Transportation Security Administration. The TSA, as you know, is responsible for keeping all the guns, knives, bombs, rocket launchers, grenades, snakes, Samurai swords, cocaine, and so on and so forth from getting on planes. Show More Summary

Worth a Scroll: The TSA's Instagram Account

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

There is perhaps no better microcosm of how easily the internet can throw together seemingly disparate images and have them make total sense than the Transportation Security Administration's Instagram account, where photos of confiscated weapons and weed are juxtaposed with snapshots of the adorable dogs that find them. Read more...

Sorry, You Can't Bring Your Butterfly Knife On A Plane

Save for a small knife allowance blip back in the Wild Dog Days of March-June 2013, the Transportation Security Administration has long prohibited air travelers from carrying knives on planes. And yes, this includes the butterfly knife,...Show More Summary

Airport X-Ray Scanners Are Vulnerable to Hackers

2 months agoNews : The Newsroom

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is quick to assure people that its long lines, patdowns and strict rules are necessary for travelers' security. Security expert Billy Rios examined the hardware and software the TSA uses at airports. Show More Summary

Hilarious TSA Improvement Contest Entry!

As many of you probably know, the Transportation Security Administration is offering rewards totaling $15,000 for the best ideas that speed up the security screening process. Via NBC News: "The Transportation Security AdministrationShow More Summary

TSA inspector faces child porn charges after Craigslist mother-daughter sex sting

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

A Northern California man who claims to have worked for the Transportation Security Administration was hit with federal child pornography charges after an undercover sting reportedly caught him trying to arrange sex with a mother and her 13-year-old daughter via Craigslist. Read the rest

The TSA Shouldn’t Mess With Remy

(Steven Hayward) So the Transportation Security Administration thinks airport checkpoint lines are too slow, and has announced a contest offering up to $15,000 in prizes for ideas to speed up the lines.  (I can suggest one word: “Profiling.”  You can send the check to me courtesy Power Line, thank you.) But the TSA should have known this was coming, from our pal Remy Munasifi:

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