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DHS Gave Muslim Brotherhood VIP Treatment, No TSA Pat Downs

Transportation Security Administration |  | Document reveals delegation was allowed to skip secondary screening A newly released document obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request confirms that the State Department ordered the Department of Homeland Security to spare members of the Muslim Brotherhood traveling to the US in 2012 a TSA pat down or any kind of secondary screening. ...Read More »

TSA Children's Animation Propaganda "Stop. Screen. Go." (VIDEO)

Transportation Security Administration |  | A new TSA video has been released targeting children.Read More »

TSA Confiscates ‘Realistic’ Two Inch Toy Pistol From Sock Monkey

Transportation Security Administration |  | A Washington state woman traveling from St. Louis to Seattle was shocked and embarrassed after TSA agents confiscated her sock monkey’s two inch toy pistol. Phillis May, owner and creator of the cowboy sock monkey “Rooster Monkburn,” hoped to bring several of her toy creations as well as her sewing kit on-board for the Wednesday ...Read More »

$1 Billion TSA ‘Chat Down’ Program A Complete Failure

Transportation Security Administration |  | Invasive policy “no better than chance” at identifying security threats The TSA’s $1 billion dollar ‘chat down’ program, where TSA screeners identify suspicious people and talk to them, has been deemed a complete failure by a Government Accountability Office investigation. According to the GAO, the Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques program is “no better ...Read More »

TSA Policy Check Immenent After LAX Shooting

Transportation Security Administration |  | Federal authorities moved quickly last week in response to Friday’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, filing charges the next day against the alleged gunman who fatally shot one officer of the Transportation Security Administration and wounded at least two others. While law-enforcement action has been swift, examining related TSA policies, including safety issues and screening ...Read More »

TSA Solicited Firing Range For Firearms Training 2 Weeks Prior To LAX Shooting

Transportation Security Administration |  | Agency now has the resources to potentially arm airport screeners Two weeks prior to the LAX airport shooting on Friday, the Transportation Security Administration was searching for a firing range to conduct ongoing “firearms training” using an estimated half-million rounds of ammunition annually. On Oct. 18, the TSA posted a solicitation on the FedBizOpps web ...Read More »

TSA Will Now “Pre-Screen” Your Taxes, Car Registration, Passport, Employment History, And More

Transportation Security Administration |  | Travelers are now being subjected to even more invasive screening procedures by the infamous Transportation Security Administration (TSA).   Before “allowing” people to travel, the TSA is performing unwarranted checks of a wide variety of personal documents, going further than ever before into the lives of innocent passengers.  As expected, Americans will roll over for the ...Read More »

TSA Targets Passengers Through Gun Permit Database

Transportation Security Administration |  | The Transportation Security Administration is expanding its screening of passengers before they arrive at the airport by searching a wide array of government and private databases that can include records like car registrations and employment information. What else does it include?  Well, if you are a gun owner with a CCW permit, it includes that.  If you live ...Read More »

TSA Adds Full Background Check Prior To Travel

Transportation Security Administration |  | Apparently the TSA’s response to humiliating gropedowns and civil liberties violations of every stripe is to streamline their process at the airport by conducting a full background check prior to travel. This is the Orwellian thought process in full view: violate your Constitutional rights to free you up for movement to a place of your ...Read More »

TSA To Roll Out “Covert Surveillance” Vans

Transportation Security Administration |  | Details of snooping technology kept secret In another indication of how the TSA is expanding its turf way beyond airport security, the federal agency is about to roll out high-tech vehicles that will utilize secret technology to conduct “covert surveillance operations” in cities around the country. According to a synopsis posted on the Federal Business ...Read More »

David Miranda, Partner Of Guardian Interviewer Of Whistleblower Edward Snowden, Questioned Under Terrorism Act

Transportation Security Administration |  | The partner of the Guardian journalist who has written a series of stories revealing mass surveillance programs by the US National Security Agency was held for almost nine hours on Sunday by UK authorities as he passed through London’s Heathrow airport on his way home to Rio de Janeiro. David Miranda, who lives with Glenn ...Read More »

TSA Eagerly Expands Beyond Airports

Transportation Security Administration |  |   Sporting Events, Concerts the New ‘Battleground’ The nationalization of airport security in the US in 2001 has become increasingly controversial amid the heavy-handed tactics of the TSA, but even as the agency is forever beating back such opposition, they are also eagerly expanding into other venues. Since a “Transportation” Security Authority can cover other ...Read More »

TSA Corruption is Still on the Rise (VIDEOS)

Transportation Security Administration |  | A report out of the Government Accountability Office shows that TSA employee misconduct is rapidly rising, with a 26% spike in reported incidents over the past three years.  Read More »

TSA: Keeping Travelers Safe by Inspecting Cars Left in Valet Parking

Transportation Security Administration |  | Now not only does the TSA thoroughly inspect your person and your carry-on bags – they can order an inspection of the car you left behind also. A New York woman was shocked to return home from a trip to find a notice on her car informing her that it had been searched after her ...Read More »

TSA Conducted Pat Downs On Family Members of Plane Crash Victims

Transportation Security Administration |  | Federal agency made life “more difficult” for both victims and loved ones Instead of helping both victims and their loved ones who were involved in the tragic Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport, the TSA made life “more difficult” for both by delaying victims for hours and conducting pat downs on grief-stricken ...Read More »

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