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