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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘TSA’

Federal Air Marshal Arrested For Being A Peeping Tom

With the popularity of smartphones came the unfortunate reality that nothing one does is private anymore, and anything done in public can easily be photographed, recorded, and uploaded to the web for millions to see. Now, a U.S. air marshal is facing charges after he was caught taking upskirt photos of a passenger with his phone. 28-year old Adam Joseph …

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TSA Precheck Program Expanding: Twitter Reacts

Yesterday the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced plans to expand its precheck program – Pre✓™ – to an additional 60 airports. The program is currently available at 40 airports nationwide. Those 40 will be getting additional precheck lanes with the recently announced expansion. The changes are slated to happen sometime before the end of this year. Twitter had plenty to …

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TSA PreCheck Program Might Make Flying Just A Bit Easier

Travelling is a fantastic thing; meeting new people, seeing new places, and gaining new perspectives through new experiences are just a few of the perks. Planes have brought great things to the table in terms of traveling; they have made it quicker, more efficient, and more widely available. In recent years, however, flying has become a bit of a hassle, …

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The TSA Has an Instagram Account for Stuff They Took from People at Checkpoints

Whether or not you agree that the Transportation Security Administration routinely upholds its core values of integrity, innovation, and team spirit – let’s face it, the organization is a big part of our lives. And while TSA tactics aren’t always conducive what you and I would call “freedom” or exactly “constitutional,” you have to admit that their screenings have probably, …

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Chewbacca: TSA Takes Away Light Saber Cane

Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew ran into some trouble recently when he tried to go through an airport with a light saber-shaped cane. The TSA agents were wary about letting Mayhew through security with the cane and were close to confiscating it despite his assurances that he needed it to walk. As he sat in a wheelchair, he posted pictures of …

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TSA Cuts Out Backscatter Body Scans at Airports

When the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began using backscatter X-ray machines, privacy advocates balked at the notion of TSA employees seeing a colorless image of passengers’ naked bodies. Not long after, naked airport protests embarrassed the TSA and worries of the the general ineffectiveness of the devices began to widely circulate. Now, the devices have been completely removed from U.S. …

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Double Amputee Humiliated by TSA Agents, Says Congressman

Congressman Duncan Hunter, representative for California’s 50th congressional district, this week wrote a terse letter to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole. The letter detailed an account of alleged mistreatment of a wounded marine by TSA officers and demanded an explanation for the event. Hunter’s letter alleges that a Marine, later identified as Cpl. Toran Gaal, was “humiliated” as …

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Naked TSA Protest: Oregon Judge Says Go For It

Naked TSA protest: The next time you feel the folks at the Transportation Security Administration are getting a little too frisky with their pat-down inspection, take off all of your clothes and show them you have nothing whatsoever to hide. That way there’s absolutely no doubt in anyone’s mind that you’re a law-abiding citizen. Just make sure you tell them …

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The TSA Does Not Have A Game Plan For Large Penises

There are many men out there who wish they had a larger penis. That’s why there’s a huge market for natural supplements, pumps and a bizarre ritual involving eggs pickled in snake venom. Sometimes, having such a large specimen is not in the best interest of the parties involved. Such an event occurred last week. Jonah Falcon, according to Wikipedia, …

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TSA Agent Desecrates Grandpa’s Remains, Laughs at the Victim

A man attempting to bring his grandfather’s remains home to Indianapolis, got quite a shock at a Florida airport when a TSA agent opened up the container holding the remains, sifted through them with her finger, and then spilled them on the floor. The jar was tightly sealed, marked with the words “Human Remains”, and clearly too small to encase …

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Former TSA Agent Charged With Battery After Enduring Improper Search

A woman on the way to her brother’s funeral says that she was groped by a female TSA agent during a security pat down. Now she is being charged with assault and battery for demonstrating how she was groped to the supervising TSA agent. The enraged airline customer is seen on this video grabbing the TSA supervisor, showing her what …

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Bar Refaeli Tweets About “Uncomfortable” TSA Patdown

God bless the TSA. Not that I agree with their methods of security, or think that people don’t have a right to feel seriously violated by screenings, but it feels like they’re in the news all the time. After a while, even with all of the crap that they often put people through – you kind of feel sorry for …

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