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Taking Heels Through Security

I’ve had many over zealous TSA agents insist on inconsistent rules with my shoes.  But the one part they have in common is that my shoes should either be placed straight in a bin or flat on the belt.  These are the shoes I am wearing. Shoes: Please remove shoes before ...

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What if I Don’t Have My ID at the Airport?

Lost ID? Airport security will still take you. Lucky posted an amusing anecdote about a girl attempting to use her Facebook profile as ID when going through airport security. But what do you do if you actually don’t have your ID with you? I had to quickly learn the rules ...

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Some TSA Agents Are Polite

Chris Elliott highlighted some cases of TSA gone bad last week and gave tips on things you should never say.  I do not agree with the process of transportation security, always opt out of scanners, and really dread the enhanced pat downs.  But I have come across some really polite ...

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Even the Dead Don’t Get Respect from TSA

In another act of brilliance, TSA agents spilled the cremated remains of of a man’s grandfather onto the floor of the screening area. John Gross took the remains of his grandfather through security in a container clearly labeled human remains.  This is allowed by TSA.  Despite Gross’ request for the ...

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