Tag Archives: tsa

How Accurate Is the TSA at Catching Terrorists?

If the TSA’s system at the airport (let’s say for example) is 99% accurate, does this mean they are 99% accurate in catching terrorists?  That would be my assumption, until I read an article our guest poster, Art Carden wrote on Forbes.com. According to Art, when a NSA program (talking …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Wait! Those silicon falsies were allowed!

View from the Wing linked to an article about a cross-dresser whose silicon falsies were confiscated at the security check-point. He was “turned away at McCarran International Airport on Friday because the cutlets exceeded TSA’s liquid limit of 3.4 ounces for most carry-on items.”  It has been suggested that if …

Read More »