The TSA happily shows off all of the weapons they catch inside carryon baggage every month, but what happens when guns are taken onto planes as part of an inside job, by people with airport security clearance. That's just what happened as the Feds busted up a gun smuggling channel between Atlanta and NYC. Read more...
VIDEO: I Saw Daddy Pat Down Santa Claus (A Very TSA Christmas).
Nothing says Christmas quite like songs about the Federal Reserve and TSA pat-downs. With this in mind, here are three classic holiday treats from Remy and Reason TV. "Remy: Grandma Got Indefinitely Detained (A Very TSA Christmas)" was originally released on Dec. Show More Summary
The pre-flight ritual of standing in long security lines, removing your lap-top and taking off your shoes is getting a little bit easier. That is, if you're willing to pay $85 to become part of the TSA Precheck program. The program gives...Show More Summary
Before you step on a plane to visit family and friends this holiday. Remember the Transportation Security Administration's 12 banned items of Christmas. Your safety is their priority. "The TSA's 12 Banned Items of Christmas" Approximately 3:51. Written and performed by Justin Monticello. Shot and edited by Paul Detrick. View this article.
We may shake our heads at the TSA's antics from time to time, but the men and women holding you up at airport security are actually dealing with some pretty scary prospects. Like loaded firearms. And grenades. And daggers. And for whatever reason, a hell of a lot of sword canes. Show More Summary
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A Transportation Security Administration agent was arrested in connection to the death of his estranged wife, police said.
Seven of the 56 guns discovered by TSA agents on the person of passengers boarding flights at airports around the country during the week ending Dec. 12. It's been a few months since I started publishing the GunFAIL stories in lots of...Show More Summary
Here's a feel-good story to ease you into the holidays. The Obama administration is preparing to issue a new set of guidelines that will for the first time ban national security agencies from conducting profiling based on race, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation. Show More Summary
This just in: X-ray machines used by the Transportation Security Administration have the power to see through plastic — yes, even the plastic used in gaming consoles! — and will be able to detect the presence of things that should not be in your carry-on bag. One traveler recently foiled by the TSA apparently thought all the camouflage needed to … [More]
Luggage was returned 20 years later by TSA to a woman in Arizona, according to People Magazine. Maria Dellos said that an airline lost her luggage two decades ago, and inside was about $600 worth of items that she got from a trade show...Show More Summary
This week Jen, Chris and I are joined by Paul Lasley of OnTravel.com. Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This Week’s News: TSA Looking Into Cause Of Mile-Long Security Line ‘Grand Canyon? It’s nothing special’ – the world’s grumpiest travellers SIA passenger racks up huge [...]
It's amazing that at this day and age that there are still idiots out there who think it's funny to joke about bombs at the airport. And whether you like the TSA or not, they take the jokes as threats, and they often come with stiff penalties in the form of huge fines. Read more...
TSA quadrupled expedited screening in one month in 2013, but auditors question the metehods
IndyGo scored a 97 percent on the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) Baseline Assessment and Security Enhancement (BASE) program.
Making comedy about jihadist extremism isn't easy, but last night's season finale of Key & Peele contained one of the funniest and most-successful attempts in modern memory. The premise is simple: a bunch of cave-dwelling Al Qaeda terrorists...Show More Summary
Denver, Colorado is one of the very few places in America where you can currently purchase and consume marijuana legally. Even in its first year of sales, pot tourism has sprouted as a new industry in the Mile High City. But the fun stays here, as any bud found in your luggage won't be there when you get home. Read more...
The Neighbourhood's frontman Jesse Rutherford did the walk of shame through Newark Airport after being nabbed by the cops for drug possession.According to police, Jesse had already passed through TSA last weekend when cops spotted him trying to…
Post by Jeanne Sager Thank goodness for the little airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Between the breast cancer patient abused by TSA agents last week, and a major star calling out one airline for homophobia, it was about time I heard a happy story out of the friendly skies. Show More Summary