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  1. Border Guards to Become Copyright Police And Check Your Computer and iPods
  2. What exactly is the purpose of them checking IDs so closely?
  3. So much for the loupe's and black lights
  4. what type of data is printed on the passport card?
  5. Born at US military base in Taiwan, why can't my passport say "Place of Birth: USA"
  6. Passport card vs. "Enhanced" driver license
  7. SEA TSA trying to explain themselves. Again.
  8. TSA Blog-MMW vs. Backscatter
  9. Corruption Within DHS At The Mexican Border
  10. Any Visible ID Changes Yet?
  11. Liquid packing a farce ? Others' experiences ?
  12. Landing with Seat Reclined & PC on Tray?
  13. SFO - so many checkpoints, so little time . . .
  14. Biggest mismatch between level of security and location...Iceland?
  15. "Volume = 3 oz" ???
  16. Is the Amazon Kindle a computer
  17. Securi-Wii?
  18. Dumbest Question By US Immigrations Officer...I May Have The Winner.....
  19. Soap
  20. Dude, free cannabis in Japan!
  21. Cut Through Line = Extra Screening? or TSA Power Abuse?
  22. Flagged for SSSS on Usairways only
  23. US Exit control (and other musings from a MR to LHR)
  24. My university ID = accepted
  25. Leaving TSA......career advice.....
  26. Idea for protecting bags from pilfering?
  27. Hydrogen Peroxide
  28. TSA has award her after few weeks ago by discovery missing girls in ORD
  29. Advice on carrying injectable medication please
  30. Let's Play "Will I get a Secondary?"
  31. Anyone been through BNA Nashville in the past few weeks?
  32. Witnessing checked baggage inspection?
  33. where can I find a complete list of countries that U.S citizens can visit visa-free?
  34. TSA guy was so nice!
  35. Coming soon? Laptops can stay in "checkpoint-friendly" bags
  36. Elimination of no ID?
  37. the official tsa reason why children must be screened
  38. TSA in Blue shirts!
  39. Airline safety briefing question
  40. why does the CBP officer(land crossing & airport) refuse to stamp my US passport?
  41. TSA now has arrest powers?
  42. BDO's at SFO - News Article
  43. What are passengers rights with regard to the TSA?
  44. TSA "testing" pilots with only ID checks
  45. tsa (accidently) pepper sprays 5 pax at sjc (today, may 21)
  46. Schneier on Security: Airlines Profiting from TSA Rules
  47. Sea-tac: Poster Child for the Folly of Airport Security
  48. charging for 1st bag vs. TSA. What to do?
  49. AA to charge for FIRST checked bag
  50. Trying to prevent statistically rare events
  51. (Very) "Special" LAX Celeb Service by the TSA
  52. LAX accepts credit cards as photo ID
  53. SSSS isn't that bad!
  54. Annoyed with SN in NBO
  55. Another TSA TV fluff piece
  56. Ack.. TPA has mud on it's face
  57. The Science Behind the Liquid Restriction
  58. Laptop out of case: Why in the US but not in the UK?
  59. Here's a new reason to be wanded
  60. Soft Sided Zipper Luggage
  61. I'm Featured On Good Morning America Tomorrow With TSA Check Point Tips
  62. Yogurt - what is it? Is it secure?
  63. For those that believe the TSA is worthless
  64. For my fellow TSOs ... excuses!!!
  65. tsa at pvd--u tell me ?
  66. visual inspection of the liquid bag
  67. ACY - What's the deal with the full body pat down
  68. How to end a conversation with USCIS
  69. On-arrival security checks in Singapore?
  70. The perfect crime?
  71. Easy way around the freedom baggie restriction
  72. Current Baggie X-ray?
  73. What to expect for newbie/first-time flyer
  74. Anothe reason all airport employees need to be fully screened
  75. Surviving TSA bullying…How to guide…?
  76. Great job DEN TSA!
  77. Great Video
  78. Who picks up the tab for El Al's ground security?
  79. Italian citizen detained for 10 days for no reason
  80. TSA hassles journalist and violates his constitutional rights at DCA
  81. the official tsa reason why we must remove our shoes
  82. LHR carry-on baggage - how strictly enforced?
  83. The Telegraph: Airline terror trial shown liquid bomb exploding
  84. Kipster getting grilled on C-SPAN (5-14)
  85. birth certificate for 6mo old for domestic travel?
  86. NYT Christopher Caldwell on "First Class Privilege"
  87. Is a Carton of Cigarettes Allowed in Carry-on Luggage?
  88. No BP check after WTMD this morning at RDU...
  89. Students are a "Security Threat"
  90. Experiences crossing between Canada/USA on I-89?
  91. First impressions of the "new" BWI checkpoint
  92. Using a digicam (with video) on takeoff/landing?
  93. TSA doing security at SDF Convention Center for Obama tonight
  94. Terminal Dump at BUF
  95. Incident at MSY
  96. How To Open a Suitcase
  97. director of the federal air marshal service to retire at year-end
  98. TSA Wait Times
  99. The image problem of SSSS
  100. Oh no! Electricity Botching Up Our Takeoffs!
  101. USPS Aiding Terrorists..
  102. Black Diamond: off to a rough start?
  103. Are the puffers on their way out?
  104. The best idea ever.
  105. MMW Images-Blogger Bob Delivers!
  106. Airport Security: What would happen if we got rid of it?
  107. Photos of American Airlines Boeing 767 with missing panel
  108. A Second Good Photo ID (US)
  109. For those who think TSA is Nuts, not really after IST
  110. Best gift for Mom for Mother's Day yet:
  111. Electronics and security lines
  112. Map of States Given Extensions to RealID..
  113. Military escort or something else?
  114. New Flyer? Here is some help
  115. A Dream Fulfilled
  116. Security Breach at STL
  117. Terminal Switching: JFK, BOS, EWR, SFO, LAX vs ATL, DEN, ORD, CLT
  118. No criminal checks for foreign workers at UK airports
  119. Is that a banana in your pocket?
  120. Global Entry
  121. Checking Firearms questions
  122. Flying with fish...
  123. Woman unloading on TSA
  124. tsa launches employee screening pilot programs at 7 airports
  125. strange question at LGA on monday...
  126. New TSA lines mean 'Elite lines' going away?
  127. Tarmac Photography
  128. Mini-TSA U.V. Flashlight
  129. My "Fake" Drivers License is a Done Deal
  130. TSA ID checkers enforcing carryon size/limits?
  131. Data gathering at Park Lot C (LAX)
  132. Where the ID nonsense is going..
  133. Aparently FAMs have issues with being listed as terrorists, too
  134. was this a FAM?
  135. Can I check my shaving kit?
  136. Sand is not allowed
  137. Just a few thoughts...
  138. McCains opinion of TSA
  139. Oh, This is Good News - For Terrorists?
  140. Shoes and chemo
  141. TSA ID checker questions my DM card
  142. Grandpa flying and insulin
  143. Is it worth complaining?
  144. Help, my wife was assaulted on the Dulles tarmac
  145. Can I check Bacardi 151?
  146. Summary of security and liquids rules from a recent trip to 17 countries
  147. does the law/courts say ID is not required to...
  148. new info from TSA re: airlines requesting ID
  149. tsa approves new tamper-evident bags for duty free liquids for flights leaving the us
  150. nelson mandela... TERRORIST!
  151. gas bill NOT acceptable ID
  152. Doing time in an airport cattle chute
  153. So sad - this is NOT the America I think of
  154. Duty Free/Liquids
  155. TSA can search our computers, too?
  156. The Power of Travel
  157. File under "irony:" Air Marshals grounded by no-fly list
  158. USA Today article - Coast Guard too busy with security to save lives
  159. Anyone help with a TSA brief
  160. TSA has changed policies online check in & kiosks check in, too
  161. Travel to Mexico, US Passport Expires in 3 months
  162. So much for Real ID
  163. Any amateur radio advice from TSOs?
  164. Luggage - Anyone Ever Wrap/Secure Bag Contents? Results?
  165. How can I get my luggage inspected in front of me?
  166. Quiet protest
  167. one bag rule, gone?
  168. Harold and Kumar go to the airport...
  169. Pilot calls security alert for "Arabic" book - UA 581 - PDX-ORD - 4/25
  170. Monday morning TSA Blog Update!
  171. DHS to harass boaters - new requirements coming.
  172. lhr security checks
  173. TSA: New List of Acceptable ID's
  174. Ga. Senators: ATL Security Ill-Prepared For Summer Travel Rush
  175. ID plan meant to clear fliers of suspicion
  176. Baggage searched for explosives at T station
  177. TSA and Continental Airlines Expand Paperless Boarding Pass Program
  178. Fed agents do unpublicized security check at Providence train station
  179. Security breach at Salt Lake International
  180. MIA CBP & code on landing card
  181. A friendly reminder from one of your resident TSOs
  182. Homeland Security Shirt
  183. SimpliFly and SimplFly
  184. How long of a knife blade can you take on board?
  185. metals collar stays - any hassle?
  186. No joy
  187. TSA deployse cute dogs!
  188. Have You Deliberately Circumvented a Security Procedure?
  189. Blogger Bob makes his TV debut!
  190. The View From Gate 14 - Commentary from Peggy Noonan in today's Wall Street Journal
  191. Customs question: can I bring canned meat into the US?
  192. How do you get put on No Fly List
  193. TSO takes gun through security at DEN, doesn't get fired.
  194. Mesa Pilot Loses his Laptop with Security Codes
  195. Terminal Madness (NY Times)
  196. Pretty funny TSA video
  197. TSA Blog: Safety & Privacy Concerns re: the MMW WBI
  198. CMH asst FSD speaking in my class right now
  199. Greyhound security checks
  200. ATL - Mezzanine TSA Checkpoint
  201. My Passport Was Stolen Today
  202. TSOs -- Can I carryon a tent?
  203. "random" gate checks on Amtrak this morning
  204. Taking a digital camera through the checkpoint
  205. Can I Take Pictures Of TSA Employees?
  206. OAK Implements Expert/Casual/Family Security Lanes
  207. TSA to buy Hundreds of Advanced X-Ray Units and 30 Millimeter Wave Whole Body Imagers
  208. Acceptable ID
  209. Chertoff DEMANDS that airlines implement pax Exit fingerprinting - politics of fear
  210. Good visa site
  211. Total Crock: DOD, DHS find voice in blogs
  212. More Pathetic Grandstanding: Airport employees will plant tree for Earth Day
  213. 9th Circuit: Customs Can Rummage Through Your Laptop
  214. TSA and airline policies on dealing with passengers with one name
  215. Flights inside the EU with turkish passport + schengen visa (Ryanair)
  216. KHIAI bag tags?
  217. Will Fraudulent Pakistani Charges Put Us on Terror List?
  218. Column: "TSA: Taking Something Always"
  219. TSA encounters brief metal detector problem at DFW
  220. Midget terrorists
  221. Hey Bart, help a brother out
  222. Blissfully quiet this morning @ PHX
  223. Barricade cart when pilots need to enter the cabin
  224. TSA-approved locks: Use them or not?
  225. What would happen if I refused the second, gate side "random" screening?
  226. Since when did passports become a security threat? X-rayed at FRA
  227. ‘We have to prepare for attacks that don’t fit our procedures,’ TSA says
  228. Illigal emigrants at domenstic flight LGA - ORD
  229. the 2007 dhs annual employee survey results
  230. LAX will use body imaging scanning
  231. Jenny Craig meals and TSA?
  232. Praying passenger is removed from plane
  233. Air Marshall Training a "National Disgrace"
  234. SFO international transfer to domestic
  235. ROA Alert: Only screening machine broken. All carryons being hand checked.
  236. Hawley: "[Secure Flight] is back on track"
  237. Palm Beach Post: Woman, 74, who refused screening lands in jail
  238. Best airports for security rubdown?
  239. LAS: slowest ID check in the nation
  240. New security camera can 'see' through clothes
  241. TSA uniforms left out at ORD
  242. Shocking development. BC transit police have been using Tasers on fare Jumpers.
  243. NYPD to check every subway train during Pope visit
  244. One Quart size bag
  245. Funny Comic
  246. Schneier on Security: Third Annual Movie-Plot Threat Contest
  247. One reason the TSA gets on my nerves
  248. TSA Stuck Hand down my Pants
  249. U.S. Customs To Pilot International Registered Traveler Program
  250. Chicago Sun-Times: Security breach hits O'Hare