TSA Gropes

The following came in from State Representative David Simpson (HD-7):Yesterday, Tuesday the 24th, the Texas legislature was visited by federal agents from the TSA and the Dept. of Justice to lobby against HB 1937, my bill to...
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Texas Representative David Simpson introduced two bills, HB 1937 and HB 1938, that will challenge the TSA's pat downs and body scanning equipment. HB 1938 reads in part: (b) An airport operator may not allow body imaging...
Soon after CNN journalist Drew Griffin began a series of investigative reports critical of the TSA in May 2008, he was placed on the terror watch list. When Griffin questioned why he was on the watch list, the TSA couldn't...
Former Senator from Pennsylvania Rick Santorum went "On the Record" Monday night to discuss the TSA procedures and said:
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In 2001 we experienced something most Americans had never seen before.  An attack by a foreign enemy on US soil resulting in massive loss of life. We demanded answers!  We demanded security! We demanded the government DO...
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a feather-bed. - Thomas JeffersonFeeling that your world is UP SIDE DOWN is not very comfortable and it takes a while to adjust. Or should we?
The government may need to take a lesson from the Israelis on airport security. The new security check techniques are downright embarrassing and uncomfortable, causing people to lodge lawsuits against the Transportation...
Yesterday the TSA sent a notification to its employees stating that it would be blocking certain websites on work computers. Among the websites to be blocked those depciting criminal activity, extreme violence, gaming, and...
(Austin) - A broad coalition of Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Texas, led by State Representative David Simpson (R-Longview), have introduced legislation to safeguard traveler dignity by restraining the...
Airline pilot Chris Liu recently posted a cell phone video tour of San Francisco International Airport on youtube to point out what he feels are serious gaps in airport security. According to News10:
Since when is accusing everyone of terrorism acceptable, much less equal to accusing no one?“It is acceptable and encouraged that a TSA government official can do something to an American citizen that US military...
A college kid made a statement going through security Tuesday by stripping down to nothing but a speedo and writing "Screw Big Sis" on his back. The back story is explained:My friend Jimmy successfully navigated a TSA...
More information has surfaced regarding the story of the young boy being strip searched at the airport including what airport the search took place at and what happened afterward. Below, the traveler who caught the footage...
Maybe if this young boy was wearing a burqa, he wouldn't have had to endure a strip search! A traveler caught this footage of a young boy who was selected for a pat down. In an introduction to the video, he writes:
See latest posts on TSA security.Facing mounting criticism and pushback from fliers over increasingly invasive procedures to ostensibly protect U.S. travelers, Janet Napolitano is defending the use of body scans or...

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