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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

Bombardier secures order for ten TRAXX DC locomotives

Rail technology provider Bombardier Transportation has secured a €33m contract from Akiem for ten TRAXX DC locomotives.

Foreign carriers wait in line

AMERICAN airport security is a huge hassle. But thankfully, there's a partial solution—the Transportation Security Agency's Precheck programme. Travellers who have Precheck—which is available to elite-level frequent flyers and people who pay the $85 screening fee—avoid many of the indignities to which others have become accustomed. Show More Summary

Tire makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

By Ludwig Burger MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport. The reaction is understandable,...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

VID: For Your Consideration — Remy TSA Contest Entry

last weekNews : Reason

“Remy’s TSA Contest Entry,” written and performed by Remy and produced by Meredith Bragg. About 2 minutes. Original release date was August 8, 2014 and original writeup is below. Remy enters the Transportation Security Administration's contest seeking helpful hints to improve airport security lines.  Let's hope he wins.  Approximately 1:45 minutes. Show More Summary

Worth a Scroll: The TSA's Instagram Account

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...

Poll: 73% of Americans Say Transportation Spending Is Inefficient, Would Prefer to Pay for Highway Repairs With Tolls Rather Than Taxes

last weekNews : Reason

Air travelers are worried about missile strikes and don’t think new airport security fees will increase safety, but are confident in the TSA. The new Reason-Rupe national telephone poll of 1,000 adults finds 73 percent of Americans believe the government spends existing ransportation funding inefficiently. Show More Summary

Poll: 73% of Americans Say Transportation Spending Is Inefficient, Would Prefer to Pay for Highway Repairs With Tolls Rather Than Taxes

last weekNews : Reason

Toplines Questionnaire Methodology Detailed Tables Air travelers are worried about missile strikes and don’t think new airport security fees will increase safety, but are confident in the TSA   The new Reason-Rupe national telephoneShow More Summary

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

The armored security trucks that transport and literally launder Colorado's pot money

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

"There are more dispensaries in Denver than there are Starbucks." Federally-insured banks are prohibited from banking marijuana money, so one Colorado entrepreneur pounced on an unusual business opportunity. Read the rest

Airport X-Ray Scanners Are Vulnerable to Hackers

2 weeks 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

The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Welcomes Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR) Teams

The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority welcome the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR) Teams to the Hyannis Transportation Center and aboard the CapeFlyer.

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 weeks 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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