Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest airport in the world in terms of passengers. It’s also number one in guns confiscated by TSA. If you’re counting, that’s 92 confiscated this year according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Show More Summary
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An agent of the Transportation Security Administration reportedly summoned a law enforcement officer on a teenager 16 years of age who refused to obey his orders to stop filming his father experiencing a “pat-down” at the security checkpoint...Show More Summary
The bi-monthly BDO Newsletter serves America's Phightin' Phrenologists as they decide whose lives to screw with based on a $1 billion junk-science boondoggle. Read the rest
A video went sort of viral last week, after a TSA agent at New Orleans Airport lost it on a 16 year old boy who was trying to film his dad getting a pat down. Here's the description on the YouTube video: "After being denied the right...Show More Summary
TSA officials in Houston are checking hundreds of sorority girl bags because the convention book -- that all of them have -- keeps raising red flags. Now, Underhill thinks TSA should have figured this out and stopped checking. But that's just what those girls from ???? are banking on. Show More Summary
British singer Morrissey, known for his outspoken views on topics ranging from animal rights to the British royal family, has accused a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer of sexually assaulting him earlier this week at...Show More Summary
Seriously, I'm already way behind on other stuff—could the TSA stop doing stupid $ for maybe 48 hours? Is that possible? Today's report (thanks, Erika) is that thousands of passengers were delayed for hours at Hobby Airport in Houston, many... Show More Summary
Australians authorities are saying with "growing confidence" that they've found debris from the disappeared Malaysia Airlines jet on a remote French island off the coast of Madagascar. Hillary Clinton might not appear too worried about...Show More Summary
"Approve of the meat industry and you approve of Auschwitz. There is no difference." Here's something else the new TSA administrator needs to prioritize: the investigation into the recent alleged groping of Morrissey's junk at San Francisco International Airport. Show More Summary
The Transportation Safety Administration has denied allegations made by singer Morrissey that he was groped by a security screener at the San Francisco International Airport.
Morrissey, famous dirge singer and old-timey English racist , claims a TSA agent inappropriately fondled his junk as he was passing through San Francisco International Airport en route back to London Monday afternoon. Read more...
We’ve all been there. Standing awkwardly and publicly before a TSA agent as they run their hand up our inner thigh, along the underpants band, and around the butt crack, searching for box cutters. It’s part of living in paranoid, post 9-11 America where big brother is always watching. British crooner Morrissey managed to go all these years without having his personal […]
British singer says San Francisco TSA officer groped him after he cleared metal detector.
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UPDATE: A TSA spokesperson has denied any officer misconduct to Rolling Stone. "TSA takes all allegations of misconduct seriously and strives to treat every passenger with dignity and respect," Mike England says. "Upon review of closed circuit TV footage, TSA determined that the supervised officer followed standard operating procedures in the...
Update: I did watch the rest of the hearing yesterday (see "New TSA Administrator to Explain How Agency Will Fail Differently From Now On" (July 29)), although to be honest I just sort of listened to it in the background... Show More Summary
Incoming Transportation Security Administration head Peter Neffenger promised a congressional panel on Wednesday that he would do what it takes to redeem the Agency after a scathing internal review last month showed an alarming inability to provide airport security.
Amidst revelations that the TSA misses bombs and weapons about 95% of the time, I predicted (and feared) this would mean a crackdown at the checkpint. And indeed the new head of the TSA declared they needed to become less efficient. Now the TSA is planning its overhaul. Continue reading TSA Rolls Out New Strategy: Make Passengers Miss More Flights, Don’t Make Us Any Safer...