Join 15,000 Others – Force the TSA to Follow the Law

This petition at WhiteHouse.gov is important. A quick look at the text of the petition outlines the issue:  In July 2011, a federal appeals court ruled that the Transportation Security Administration had to conduct a notice-and-comment rulemaking on its policy of using “Advanced Imaging Technology” for primary screening at airports. TSA was supposed to publish the …

The 5 Most Stunningly Silly Things Airport Security Has Done (in the last few years)

Airport security is a good thing – we’ve said this again and again, but even we have to admit that there are some silly things going on from time to time. All right… all the time. There are, however, times when even we start to doubt ourselves when we leap to the defense of physical …

Guest Post: TSA Mobile App for Better Boarding

[box type=”blue”]This guest post is by Lynn Jackson, of StealthMonitoring.com [/box] With Memorial Day, 4th of July, and summer vacation just around the corner, millions of travelers are booking their flights. They’re probably dreading long airport lines and navigating aggressive TSA security measures. Fortunately, the TSA has created a mobile app that efficiently and effectively answers travelers’ …

Police Raids Kiddieporn Ring, Embarrasses the TSA

According to the Boston Herald: Cops snared 55 Massachusetts men in a sweeping, multi-agency child pornography crackdown — including a Transportation Security Administration officer assigned to Logan International Airport who is just the latest embarrassment for the troubled federal agency. TSA agent Jose E. Salgado, 59, of Chelsea was suspended from his job after his …

Why Private Security is Bigger, Faster and Better…in Every Way!

Both the Houston Chronicle and the Huffington Post have picked up on the TSA’s budget trouble – well, the budget cuts that is. The problem? Not even the government likes the TSA any longer. After being told that they treat people like prisoners, waste taxpayer money and generally do a bad job, the TSA has actually …