Tag Archives: TSA

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport warned the TSA | Business Insider

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the world’s busiest, has issued a warning to the US Transportation Safety Administration to get its act together or be replaced.

According to a letter from Hartsfield-Jackson general manager Miguel Southwell to TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger, the airport’s security screening checkpoints are woefully understaffed with no sign of significant improvement in sight.

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No-fly ‘glitch’ has toddler removed from plane – CNN.com

JetBlue Airways is apologizing for a “computer glitch” it blames for a family being told their 18-month-old daughter was on a government no-fly list.

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FBI Arrests Four Very Angry, Very Old Alleged Terrorists | Daily Intel

The FBI has arrested four men belonging to a “fringe militia group” in Georgia for plotting terrorist attacks on “Justice Department officials, federal judges and Internal Revenue Service agents.” And they’re no spring chickens.

The accused men, all from Georgia, were named as Frederick Thomas, 73, of Cleveland; Dan Roberts, 67, of Toccoa; Ray Adams, 65, of Toccoa; and Samuel Crump, 68, also of Toccoa.

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Police Say They Can Detain Photographers If Photographs Have ‘No Apparent Esthetic Value’ | Techdirt

Apparently the police in Long Beach, California, have a policy that says if a police officer determines that a photographer is taking photos of something with “no apparent esthetic value,” they can detain them.

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Long Beach was my hometown for about 20 years and I can tell you it’s not a good idea to mess with any cop in that town – Ed.

Robert Sayegh, Delta Passenger, Kicked Off Plane For Using F-Word – AOL Travel News

Robert Sayegh was flying back from his cousin’s wedding on Sunday on a Delta flight, when, while complaining about a delay, he used the F-word to a fellow passenger and was promptly kicked off the flight.

If this is the new criteria, I will never be able to fly again – Ed.

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Baby gets pat-down at Kansas City airport – Travel – News – msnbc.com

‘I do not believe that an 8-month-old constitutes a security threat’

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For the more adventurous, check out ‘Don’t Touch My Junk‘ by MILF Wagon

Complaining About the TSA Will Get You Targeted by the TSA | New York News

“arrogant complaining about airport security is one indicator Transportation Security Administration officers consider when looking for possible criminals and terrorists,”

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DON’T TOUCH MY JUNK

An anthem for our times.

Traveling Without Being Groped – One Man’s Journey | SHTF Plan

“Since you are actual police officers and not simply TSA, I am sure you have had much more training on my rights as a U.S. citizen, so you understand what is at stake here. So, am I free to go? Or am I being detained?”

Young Cop answers, “You aren’t being detained, but you can’t go through there.”

“Isn’t that what detaining is? Preventing me from leaving?”

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Ralph Nader and EPIC Take On Full-Body Airport Scanners | Fast Company

 

 

For the love of God, they’re running the full body scanners on Windows XP: “The machines run an embedded version of Microsoft Windows XP Xpe that is prone to security vulnerabilities.”

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