Archive for December 17th, 2010

TSA Too Busy Groping, Perving, Playing God To Notice Guns And Bombs

December 17, 2010

Man walks onto plane with loaded handgun while other stopped over harmless liquids

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EDITORIAL: TSA comes to your bus stop

December 17, 2010

The TSA’s assault on the dignity of travelers has less to do with providing real security and more to do with playing the Washington influence game. If TSA is allowed to win, our free society will be the biggest casualty.

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Faux News non-Poll: Airport Body Scanners Preferred 3-1 Over Pat-Downs

December 17, 2010

By a three-to-one margin, American voters (not necessarily fliers) say they would personally rather go through a full-body scanning machine that would show near-naked images of their body than have an airport security agent sexually assault them. What a choice.

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Full body scanner protestors meet with Austin City Council

December 17, 2010

“While the TSA does have ultimate authority over procedures at the airport, a resolution passed by the City Council would send a message to policy makers at the state and federal level that we want real, accountable airport security in Austin that’s going to protect our civil liberties, as well as our lives.”

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Former TSA officer sentenced to PROBATION for stealing from fliers’ bags

December 17, 2010

Troy Davis, 37, of Willingboro, N.J., was also ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for the thefts

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Chicago’s Midway Airport Receives First Full-Body Scanner

December 17, 2010

Cheapo Air Blog Chicago’s Midway Airport received an early Christmas gift [ed – WTF?!?!] with its first controversial and pricey full-body scanner. Transportation Security Administration officials say it will debut Wednesday. The much talked about machines are designed to detect nonmetallic weapons and explosives. However some advocacy groups and concerned travelers have come out strongly […]

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