Either someone just attempted the subtlest of jabs at our nation's force of uncomfortably invasive rent-a-cops or the recruiters at the Transportation Security Administration need to invest in a better thesaurus. A job posting on the Ann Arbor, Michigan Craigslist invites would-be screeners to "[b]e part of a imperious
Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul doesn't like the Transportation Security Administration's procedures and has traded words with TSA administrator John S. Pistole in the past. Now, according to Paul's staff, the Senator is being detained by the TSA in Nashville at this moment.
SNL wasted no time spoofing the TSA—and its controversial pat-downs—tonight when it aired a retro spoof ad that likened an unwanted physical experience at the airport to a purchased night with a hot female escort. The video, inside.
Meg McClain, a New Hampshire libertarian activist, accused Transportation Security Administration screeners in Florida of handcuffing her, tearing up her ticket and screaming at her. In response, TSA released security video showing none of those things happening.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will update its pat-down methods at 450 U.S. airports on Friday to allow more aggressive touching, with inspectors instructed to touch travelers' personal do-not-fly zones if they refuse scanners. Who's ready for a road trip?
A pilot for ExpressJet Airlines refused to submit to a full-body scan in Memphis on Saturday, saying the technology amounts to "virtual strip searching." Detained by airport security, he now may lose his job. Here's his heroic first-hand account.
That's it, the terrorists have won. The Transportation Security Administration just formalized its ban on traveling with automotive airbags as either carry-on or checked luggage, citing the explosive charges packed within them.