TSA screening is humiliating. You take off your shoes and your belt. You tolerate the pat-downs and scanners that penetrate your clothes. Some us have the personal contents of our luggage laid bare for the world to see. The post Travelers to TSA: It’s payback time appeared first on Elliott.
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A TSA spokesperson is facing public scrutiny after tweeting a photo of the piles of cash recently confiscated at Richmond's airport.
The friendly skies may not be so friendly for your furry companion. A man at Los Angeles International Airport apparently put his cat on that bag X-ray machine conveyor belt on Wednesday, resulting in widespread pandemonium for everyone in the security line. See also: 15 signs your cat is a spy for the CIA Standing in front of guy at TSA. Show More Summary
Thankfully there happened to be some comedians in the TSA line, so we got the blow by blow. [ more › ]
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
On Tuesday, TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein posted a picture of a passenger’s suitcase, which contained $75,000 in cash, on Twitter. Turns out the passenger lost more than their privacy, they also lost their property. Per this Huffington Post article, because the amount of cash was “unusual” TSA alerted other law enforcement who promptly seized the cash. […]
The TSA runs a fairly entertaining Instagram account, if you're the sort of person who is impressed by pictures of weapons seized from stupid passengers. That would be the extent of its social media prowess. Its blog is pretty much a 50/50 mix of Yet Another Thing You Can't Take Onboard and Blogger Bob defending the TSA's latest gaffe. Show More Summary
It seems "TSA" may stand for "tweeting savings account," after the agency's public affairs spokesperson Lisa Farbstein tweeted a photo of a passenger's cash-stuffed luggage Tuesday afternoon. Along with sending the photo of what sheShow More Summary
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TSA tweets photo of the contents of a passenger's carry on. There was nothing illegal inside. Social media reacts in a way I wish all people would. Continue reading The TSA’s New Mission: “Passenger Shaming”...
THEY DIDN’T JUST TWEET A PHOTO: As Ed Driscoll reports below, when TSA flack Lisa Farbstein tweeted a photo of the contents of a passenger’s luggage–$75,000 in cash–with a snarky comment, the gratuitous invasion of privacy generated quite a bit of public backlash. But the story gets worse. The TSA took a photo, but other federal […]
WHY IS TSA SPOKESWOMAN LISA FARBSTEIN TWEETING PHOTOS OF PASSENGERS’ LUGGAGE CONTENTS? Farbstein faced a well-deserved backlash on Twitter; this round-up at Twitchy is just a hint of the response.
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
As if the fact your property could be taken by the government with no proof of a crime, now the TSA is tweeting pictures of personal belongings. Even better, they’re also identifying the airport location. Don’t you feel safe now… Hoping that person was able to get home safely (and destroy that now very identifiable carry […]
(Steven Hayward) We’re featured the humor of Key & Peele here before (remember “Curse the Brilliant TSA!“), but I’m not sure they can get away with sketches like these much longer–certainly not on a college campus. I especially likeShow More Summary
Channeling her sexy side (does she have another?), Kim Kardashian brought a taupe-colored jumpsuit through TSA at Heathrow Airport in London. That came on the heels of another nude-hued date night look Mrs. Kanye West sported while out with her husband the night before. Show More Summary
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