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Tag: Airport Security
  • TSA Agent Caught With iPad Stuffed Down His Pants

    I feel safer already: Police have arrested a Transportation Security Administration employee who stole about $50,000 worth of electronics from travelers’ luggage at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Nelson Santiago, 30, of Hollywood, was arrested after an employee with Continental Airlines saw him slip an I-Pad computer out of a suitcase and into his pants …

  • Stop the TSA’s Assault on Freedom

    The backlash over the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) new invasive procedures has transcended left vs. right politics. Under the banner of security, American citizens are being subjected to virtual strip searches or intrusive full contact pat downs from an armed government bureaucrat. These policies do more to humiliate us and pad the pockets of lobbyists …

  • Pedobear and the TSA

    Today I decided to Google “pedobear” and “TSA” together.  Not surprisingly, there were results: Also, here’s a podcast which covers a really unfortunate account of the TSA’s enhanced security procedures — insanity to the point that the TSA screener ripped up the traveler’s ticket after she refused to go through the body scanner and questioned …

  • Have you been through airport security lately?

    There are some issues that should transcend left vs. right, conservative vs. liberal, and libertarianism vs. statism. This is one of those issues. It doesn’t matter where you come from on the political spectrum, all Americans should oppose this disgusting and corrupt behavior. How long will you and I continue to accept this? TSA has …

  • Another Genius TSA Idea: Hand-swabbing

    Hardly known for its wisdom and restraint, the TSA’s new scheme for catching terrorists is random hand-swabbing.  The new plan is supposedly in response to the underwear bomber, and the idea is to randomly swab “travelers’ hands or their carry-on luggage to check for traces of explosives.”  Perhaps the it didn’t occur to TSA planners …