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Monthly Archives: January 2013
Let’s do this. —- Dear Taking Sense Away: I have a quick question that I suspect is a relatively common issue. Last year, I had a bilateral mastectomy and breast reconstruction with implants. Are my implants and scars visible on the … Continue reading
I realize I said I’d try to respond to all the letters from passengers and former screeners by the end of January. Well, the end of January is here, and it ain’t happening. I have a backlog of at least … Continue reading
Letter from a Passenger: “Any Comment on the Report that TSA Employees Are Being Instructed to Save Themselves in the Case of a Shooting Incident?”
Girl from the Burg writes in, again: Any comment on this story? “At least some unarmed Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport screeners are receiving training to prepare them for the possibility of a mass shooting at one of the agency’s … Continue reading
Letter from a Former Screener: “The TSA Attempted to Fire Me for Trying to Tell the Public That the Rapiscan Full Body Scanners Didn’t Work.”
This next letter is a first: a letter from a screener with whom I was actually familiar when I worked at TSA. I’m sure this will happen again at some point (I can’t wait until the day comes when I … Continue reading
First of all, good morning, Chairman McCaul. Congratulations on your new appointment. I’m sure you’ll find that the TSA is more than eager to offer you their best obfuscation, excuses and attempts to mislead, as the Full Committee on Oversight and Government Reform … Continue reading
As one reader pointed out about a month ago: uniformly criticizing the TSA is “like poking a neurologically-disabled bear with a sharp stick.” Although I do have plenty of unflattering things to say about the TSA, with a former employee’s … Continue reading