Tag TSA

TSA’s War on Afros Continues

From CBSLocal.com: DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas woman claims she was humiliated at an airport when TSA agents patted down her hair. Isis Brantley was headed down an escalator at Hartsfield-Jackson International airport in Atlanta, after she was screened a the initial security checkpoint, when she says two TSA agents came after her asking to […]

TSA Hates Limpers

Cynic Sam shares her TSA story: Just flew from KCI to ORD yesterday. I managed to tear my tendon & meniscus on my right knee, and thus was in a knee brace and on crutches. I can barely walk with the crutches, let alone without the brace. I limped through the metal detector, my brace […]

Cancer Survivor, Gets Soaked By His Own Urine Again By TSA

Fuck Yeah, TSA: A former bladder cancer patient was soaked in own urine for the second time earlier this month when his urostomy bag was dislodged by a TSA agent. When the exact same thing happened to Thomas Sawyer in November, a large outcry on the internet forced TSA administrator John Pistole to issue a […]

TSA Agent Caught With Passenger’s iPad in His Pants; Allegedly Took $50,000 in Other Goods

From BrowardPalmBeach.com: While most Transportation Security Administration employees are busy groping people or taking naked pictures of them, the cops say one of those employees was putting fliers’ electronics down his pants. The Broward Sheriff’s Office says 30-year-old Nelson Santiago stole around $50,000 worth of electronics over the past six months from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International […]

TSA Searches Woman’s Hair

TSA Warns of Implant Bombers

From Mercurynews: The latest threat to America’s skies — explosive surgical implants that authorities have dubbed “belly bombs” — poses a security challenge so bizarre that air travelers learning of the new danger Wednesday could only scratch their heads and wonder what’s next. If those fliers had collagen injections or dental implants, what’s next may […]

TSA Has 95 Year Old Leukemia Patient Remove Her Adult Diaper

TSA is still terrorizing passengers for the crime of daring to fly: A woman has filed a complaint with federal authorities over how her elderly mother was treated at Northwest Florida Regional Airport last weekend. Jean Weber of Destin filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security after her 95-year-old mother was detained and […]

Chef Gets By TSA Screeners At O’Hare With Four Huge Knives In His Bag

TSA continues to be a complete joke. Another day, another example of the ineptitude of the TSA screeners at American airports. The latest news comes from an award-winning Chicago chef who says that while the screeners were busy worrying about the contents of his pockets, they completely missed an arsenal of knives in his carry-on.

Developmentally Disabled Man Harassed by TSA

From MyFoxDetroit: The family was going through security when two TSA agents singled Drew Mandy out for a special pat down. Drew is severely mentally disabled. He’s 29, but his parents said he has the mental capacity of a two-year-old, which made the experience that followed at metro Detroit’s McNamera Terminal that much harder to […]

TSA Forgets To Tell Police It’s Running A Bomb Test, Hilarity Ensues

From The Consumerist: One of the keys to running a successful test of a TSA agent’s ability to detect a bomb in a traveler’s suitcase is to give the heads-up to the authorities that a drill is being run. That way, when — or rather if — the screener finds the device in question, their […]


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