Monthly Archives: January 2013

The TSA Responds to This Blog in the L.A. Times.

Here. Essentially, the following line of logic is what the TSA expects you to believe. I’ll just lay this out and let you draw your own conclusions. I guess I would be annoyed that they expect millions of people to … Continue reading

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Letter from a Passenger: A Change.org Petition for the TSA to be More Understanding with Cats.

As a TSA screener, the second most daunting situation (right behind foot odor) that one faces on a day-to-day basis,  is, of course, not the existential threat of terrorism. It is the moment in which a cat owner begins attempting … Continue reading

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I’ve Received a Lot of Email About How Generally Annoying the Official TSA Blog Is, Recently.

In case any of you haven’t heard, the TSA did, in fact, find guns— the same ones that have been such a hot topic in the media lately for unfortunate reasons. Coincidence? — with their 8 billion dollar annual budget, … Continue reading

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Confession #6: No, You Don’t Know What It Is.

One of the most common things a TSA screener hears from passengers on a day-to-day basis is: “Oh! I know what it is!” This is usually said in regard to an alarm on the walk-thru metal detector, an anomaly on … Continue reading

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Fair and Balanced TSA Discussion, Part 1: How Long Until the TSA is Complicit in Ruining Disney World and All Childhood Memories for America?

(img) I try to be a reasonable person, I really do. I have come here to discuss the TSA, not to be alarmist about it. The TSA gets slammed in the media enough. After all, how many other government agencies … Continue reading

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Letter from a Passenger: Brandee Always Gets Picked for Random Screening.

(img) Brandee writes: Ever since I was a teenager I have experienced bag searches, additional screenings, pat downs – the whole nine yards – every single time I fly. I am an American but had residency in England while living … Continue reading

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In Response to an Official Government Response.

So, I decided to check the official TSA blog a few minutes ago, owing, I suppose, to a sudden urge to look at beautifully laid-out photos of inert weaponry, and lo and behold, I discovered that about a week ago, … Continue reading

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