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The Only Good News about the Fed's Stealing $75,000 in Cash

(July 2, 2015 01:45 PM, by David Henderson) On Tuesday, Lisa Farbstein, an employee of the Transportation Security Administration, tweeted a photo of a bag containing $75,000 in cash and said: If you had $75,000, is this how you'd transport it? Just asking. TSA @ #RIC spotted this... (2 COMMENTS)

Report: TSA Paid Out $3M In The Last 5 Years For Lost, Stolen And Damaged Baggage

If you’ve ever wondered had your checked luggage stolen, damaged, lost or otherwise mishandled while flying, you probably know you’re not alone. But what you might not know is how often the Transportation Security Administration actually admits wrongdoing and compensated unhappy travelers in those cases. Show More Summary

Dear Lisa Farbstein

Free Beacon: A spokeswoman for the Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday posted photos online of a passenger’s luggage, which contained large amounts of cash, despite admitting it violated no laws or regulations. Agency spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein posted a photo on Twitter showing a bag she said contained $75,000 in cash. “Is this how you’d transport […]

Why the TSA posted a photo of a passenger’s cash-filled luggage on Twitter

Earlier today, Transportation Security Administration spokesperson Lisa Farbstein sent the following tweet from her verified account: If you had $75,000, is this how you'd transport it? Just asking! TSA @ #RIC spotted this traveler's preferred method. Show More Summary

Two Years On, the TSA is Still Not Subject to Law

Two years ago tomorrow, the Transportation Security Administration stopped accepting comments on its proposal to use “Advanced Imaging Technology” for primary screening at airports. The end of the comment period on nude body scanning would ordinarily promise the issuance of a final rule that incorporates knowledge gained by hearing from the public. Show More Summary

Senate to vote to confirm new TSA administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is voting to confirm a new leader for the Transportation Security Administration in the wake of reports of startling security gaps at U.S. airports. Coast Guard Vice Adm.

Twitter posts about TSA mostly negative, study finds

If you read any online Twitter posts that mention the Transportation Security Administration, most of the comments are going to be negative for nearly every airport in the country.

Poll Shows 5% US Respondents 'Very Confident' in TSA Anti-Terror Work

Some 5 percent of respondents are "very confident" in US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents' ability to catch a terrorist attempting to board a plane, a YouGov poll revealed Thursday.

More 'Inefficiencies' at TSA Checkpoints, Dennis Hastert Was a Hypocrite, Greek Bailout Talks Hit Yet Another Hurdle: P.M. Links

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

Tapped to head up the Transportation Security Administration, Coast Guard Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger warns that travelers will face more "inefficiencies" at checkpoints as the TSA deals with the fact that it sucks. Deals with it badly,...Show More Summary

Despite TSA's Serial Failures, 43 Percent Still Have Confidence That They're Able To Stop Terrorists At Airports

The Transportation Security Administration is undergoing a public relations nightmare that is probably just as bad, if not worse, than the serial...

Trasnportation Security Agency's Own Screening Study Lacks Data - GAO

A new study on airport screening commissioned by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) did not use enough data to document its conclusions, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report said.

What Is Congress Doing About TSA's Screw Ups?

Over the past couple of months we've seen a number of alarming reports about the Transportation "Security" Administration, better known as the...

TSA Investigation Finds 73 Workers on U.S.’s Terrorist Watchlist

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

A recent U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) report found that 73 aviation workers, employed by airlines and vendors, had alleged links to terrorism. The report, published by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General on June 4, blamed bureaucratic mistakes. Show More Summary

US Transportation Security Administration Too Big to Function Properly

The US Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) huge bureaucracy makes it difficult for it to ensure transportation safety, experts told Sputnik.

The TSA Failed To ID 73 Airport Workers With Links To Terrorism

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On the heels of last week’s shocking news that the Transportation Security Administration has a whopping 95 percent failure rate at finding bombs and weapons, we are now learning that the TSA further failed to identify 73 airport workers with links to terrorism. Read more...

73 airport workers with possible terror ties passed TSA background checks

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Background checks by the Transportation Security Administration cleared 73 people for access to secure airport areas even though their names were on a federal database of possible terrorists, a senior official told a Senate committee Tuesday.

Can the TSA be fixed before disaster strikes again?

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Even the most cynical critics of the Transportation Security Administration, perhaps the most unpopular organization in the U.S. government, must have been surprised by the recent revelations. According to a leaked internal report, TSA Red Team members, whose job is to test performance, were able...

Investigation Finds the TSA Didn’t Catch 73 Terrorism-Linked Airport Employees

The number one job of the Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, is to screen people. The point of this screening is, presumably, to identify “evildoers” both foreign and domestic before they get on airplanes and do evil things on/with them. Show More Summary

US TSA Fails to Identify 73 Airport Workers Linked to Terrorism

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was unable to detect 73 commercial airport workers who had links to terrorist activities, but were given access to secure airport areas, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) said in a report released on Monday.

Republican Senator Asks Obama to Release Transport Security Failures Probe

US President Barack Obama must declassify the whole investigation into the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) failures to uncover numerous security threats in the airports throughout the country, Sen. Ben Sasse said Monday...

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