Tag archive for ‘TSA agents’
By The Dispatch On Monday, September 10th, 2018

TSA hits Record Breaking Travel Numbers in Busiest Summer Season Ever

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) marked a record-breaking summer travel season, screening more than a quarter of a billion travelers, the busiest in TSA history. With the summer travel season spanning More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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No Pain Ways to the Plane: The Benefits of Being a TSA PreCheck or Global Entry Member

If you are a frequent traveler, you may have heard of the Global Entry Program, a program that the United States government designed to help trustworthy travelers re-enter the country more easily. This program eliminates More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 7th, 2015

New report: 72 DHS employees on ‘no fly list’, Stephen Lynch outs failures

As President Obama brought the “no fly list” into the gun control push, a CNN report states that over 70 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees are on the list. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D., Mass.) More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Homeland Security: Another Way People Serve Their Countries in a Post-9/11 World

On January 7, two gunmen pulled up to the Charlie Hebdo building in Rue Nicolas-Appert. Fully armed, they burst into No. 6 before they realized that their target was in No. 10. They shot the caretaker and forced More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Jesse Ventura on TSA, body searches and being treated like a criminal

In 2011, The former Minnesota governor brought a lawsuit against the TSA that argued body searches at airports violated his right against unreasonable and unwarranted searches. Today, Jesse Ventura refuses to More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
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TSA mostly avoids headlines in 2013 until an agent confiscates a toy gun from a sock monkey

The TSA avoided the major headlines which was a common problem for the agency over the last several years. One agent came forward to reveal fake searches and incompetence, but hardly felt a backlash from the public More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
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Paul Ciancia, LAX shooter. killed TSA Agent Gerardo Hernandez, may have anti-government motivations

Authorities have identified the LAX shooter and TSA victim killed inside the Los Angeles International Airport early Friday morning. The FBI has confirmed that Paul Anthony Ciancia, age 23, with ties to California More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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LAX shooter attacks TSA agents with an ‘assault rifle,’ one dead

While details are still coming in, a gunman has been shot after pulling out an semi-automatic rifle to open fire on TSA agents at LAX in Los Angeles, California. UPDATE: Shooter and victim identified as initial More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

New Report notes sleeping, security breaches as TSA misconduct rises 26% in three years

Transportation Security Administration officers were cited for more than 9,600 cases of misconduct from 2010 to 2012, according to a new government report that shows agency employees often received light punishments More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013

Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca, slowed by TSA for inspection of his lightsaber cane

Transportation Security Administration agents in Denver briefly stopped Star Wars franchise actor Peter Mayhew recently as he was boarding a flight with a cane shaped like the iconic weapon – lightsaber. Airport More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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TSA Agent speaks out to reveal incompentence, corruption and fake security at airports

The New York Post on Sunday published an op-ed a former TSA agent at Newark’s Liberty Airport, the same airport where agents failed to detect a fake bomb sent through during secret test last month. This agent More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West in the middle of TSA investigation, delays at airport

An American Airlines employee is being investigated after allowing “Kimya”: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to bypass airport security. TMZ now reports that the company is taking responsibility for the More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 19th, 2013

TSA confirms removal of ‘virtual strip search’ or naked body scanners

The Transportation Security Administration confirms that it is getting rid of airport body scanners that produce a naked image of travelers. Image from the backscatter advanced imaging technology (AIT) machine used More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Emma Watson stopped by airport security for being an ‘Unaccompanied Minor’

One Harry Potter star appears to have not outgrown her youthful looks as Emma Watson was stopped by airport security for being an “Unaccompanied Minor.” E!Online reported Monday that Emma Watson was More...

By Robert On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Texans seek freedom from the iron fist of Washington- petition for secession, NDAA nullification and more

Texas will have none of the heavy-handedness coming out of Washington, DC, and the Obama administration in particular, as Texas petition the Obama White House to secede, and bills are introduced in the legislature More...



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