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  1. Thank you to SEA TSO's
  2. TSA Black Diamond Lane in The International Herald Tribune
  3. When Federal Air Marshals go bad...
  4. "Please intimidate me."
  5. Potential New TSA Employee has questions
  6. "411 TSOs fired for theft in the past five years"
  7. CATSA may be in for a tough year!
  8. Ever gotten a TSA letter when you've only packed clothes?
  9. Dumbest challenge by a TSA Agent - I may also have the winner
  10. TSA Continues To See Screeners Leave Agency
  11. Attention FlyerTalker TSA Employees - Your Employer is Monitoring You
  12. USA Today: 10 airports install body scanners
  13. Starting June 21: Refuse to Show ID, No Entry to Sterile Area
  14. Moist facial pads...These don't need to go in baggie, do they?
  15. "Mother-Friendly" CATSA??
  16. Those Were The Days My Friend
  17. Postive experience out of JFK
  18. Just an observation
  19. Burger King's take on security
  20. YYZ: non ticketed people allow into concourse?
  21. streamlining SSSS at hou
  22. Food Through Security
  23. Finally caught by the 3-1-1 rule
  24. Partially checking bags
  25. I kept my I-94 Visa Waiver... and Lost it... 10 years ago!
  26. Are sewing machines allowed as carry-ons?
  27. International Liquid Lunacy?
  28. ex-UK prescription creams and medicines, ok to carry on?
  29. Flagged SSSS by Rude Ticket Counter Agent?
  30. PHL Shoe Incident
  31. I can use some help for a long-planned visit to the US
  32. Is it just my imagination...
  33. YouTube Clip Of Me On Good Morning America Discussing Airport Security...
  34. if applying for passport at passport agency, can one also apply for passport card?
  35. My Tel Aviv airport security experience last week
  36. Boston Globe: Community service, apology ordered for MIT student in airport device c
  37. Can you say, "Air marshal" at the airport in the US?
  38. Did the pax check their BRAINS today?!
  39. 3oz or 100ml at TSA checkpoints???
  40. SAN Terminal Dump
  41. Clear at IAD
  42. Definition of "Expert" Security Line
  43. DHS Looks to Adopt Israeli Airport Security Methods
  44. You can't fly out of LHR with a picture of a Transformer on your shirt
  45. More TSA stupidity
  46. Your Most Valuable Item ever Surrendered to TSA?
  47. TSOs argue about rules
  48. EU Testing Spy Cams In Every Seat To Watch Passengers!!!!
  49. What Misery Has Befallen Us!
  50. US probes whether [government] laptop copied on China trip
  51. Canadian airport security screener confiscates tiny gun-shaped necklace charm!
  52. We are now safe from the terrorist chef Rachael Ray
  53. Airport "Security" Satisfaction Rankings
  54. What does the inside of a checkpoint x-ray machine look like?
  55. Do I have an arrest warrant against me?
  56. Camera + film + x-ray machine = ???
  57. Reality show will document homeland security
  58. Slashdot story on security theater
  59. Gamblers' shuttle gets terrorism funds
  60. Border Guards to Become Copyright Police And Check Your Computer and iPods
  61. What exactly is the purpose of them checking IDs so closely?
  62. So much for the loupe's and black lights
  63. what type of data is printed on the passport card?
  64. Born at US military base in Taiwan, why can't my passport say "Place of Birth: USA"
  65. Passport card vs. "Enhanced" driver license
  66. SEA TSA trying to explain themselves. Again.
  67. TSA Blog-MMW vs. Backscatter
  68. Corruption Within DHS At The Mexican Border
  69. Any Visible ID Changes Yet?
  70. Liquid packing a farce ? Others' experiences ?
  71. Landing with Seat Reclined & PC on Tray?
  72. SFO - so many checkpoints, so little time . . .
  73. Biggest mismatch between level of security and location...Iceland?
  74. "Volume = 3 oz" ???
  75. Is the Amazon Kindle a computer
  76. Securi-Wii?
  77. Dumbest Question By US Immigrations Officer...I May Have The Winner.....
  78. Soap
  79. Dude, free cannabis in Japan!
  80. Cut Through Line = Extra Screening? or TSA Power Abuse?
  81. Flagged for SSSS on Usairways only
  82. US Exit control (and other musings from a MR to LHR)
  83. My university ID = accepted
  84. Leaving TSA......career advice.....
  85. Idea for protecting bags from pilfering?
  86. Hydrogen Peroxide
  87. TSA has award her after few weeks ago by discovery missing girls in ORD
  88. Advice on carrying injectable medication please
  89. Let's Play "Will I get a Secondary?"
  90. Anyone been through BNA Nashville in the past few weeks?
  91. Witnessing checked baggage inspection?
  92. where can I find a complete list of countries that U.S citizens can visit visa-free?
  93. TSA guy was so nice!
  94. Coming soon? Laptops can stay in "checkpoint-friendly" bags
  95. Elimination of no ID?
  96. the official tsa reason why children must be screened
  97. TSA in Blue shirts!
  98. Airline safety briefing question
  99. why does the CBP officer(land crossing & airport) refuse to stamp my US passport?
  100. TSA now has arrest powers?
  101. BDO's at SFO - News Article
  102. What are passengers rights with regard to the TSA?
  103. TSA "testing" pilots with only ID checks
  104. tsa (accidently) pepper sprays 5 pax at sjc (today, may 21)
  105. Schneier on Security: Airlines Profiting from TSA Rules
  106. Sea-tac: Poster Child for the Folly of Airport Security
  107. charging for 1st bag vs. TSA. What to do?
  108. AA to charge for FIRST checked bag
  109. Trying to prevent statistically rare events
  110. (Very) "Special" LAX Celeb Service by the TSA
  111. LAX accepts credit cards as photo ID
  112. SSSS isn't that bad!
  113. Annoyed with SN in NBO
  114. Another TSA TV fluff piece
  115. Ack.. TPA has mud on it's face
  116. The Science Behind the Liquid Restriction
  117. Laptop out of case: Why in the US but not in the UK?
  118. Here's a new reason to be wanded
  119. Soft Sided Zipper Luggage
  120. I'm Featured On Good Morning America Tomorrow With TSA Check Point Tips
  121. Yogurt - what is it? Is it secure?
  122. For those that believe the TSA is worthless
  123. For my fellow TSOs ... excuses!!!
  124. tsa at pvd--u tell me ?
  125. visual inspection of the liquid bag
  126. ACY - What's the deal with the full body pat down
  127. How to end a conversation with USCIS
  128. On-arrival security checks in Singapore?
  129. The perfect crime?
  130. Easy way around the freedom baggie restriction
  131. Current Baggie X-ray?
  132. What to expect for newbie/first-time flyer
  133. Anothe reason all airport employees need to be fully screened
  134. Surviving TSA bullying…How to guide…?
  135. Great job DEN TSA!
  136. Great Video
  137. Who picks up the tab for El Al's ground security?
  138. Italian citizen detained for 10 days for no reason
  139. TSA hassles journalist and violates his constitutional rights at DCA
  140. the official tsa reason why we must remove our shoes
  141. LHR carry-on baggage - how strictly enforced?
  142. The Telegraph: Airline terror trial shown liquid bomb exploding
  143. Kipster getting grilled on C-SPAN (5-14)
  144. birth certificate for 6mo old for domestic travel?
  145. NYT Christopher Caldwell on "First Class Privilege"
  146. Is a Carton of Cigarettes Allowed in Carry-on Luggage?
  147. No BP check after WTMD this morning at RDU...
  148. Students are a "Security Threat"
  149. Experiences crossing between Canada/USA on I-89?
  150. First impressions of the "new" BWI checkpoint
  151. Using a digicam (with video) on takeoff/landing?
  152. TSA doing security at SDF Convention Center for Obama tonight
  153. Terminal Dump at BUF
  154. Incident at MSY
  155. How To Open a Suitcase
  156. director of the federal air marshal service to retire at year-end
  157. TSA Wait Times
  158. The image problem of SSSS
  159. Oh no! Electricity Botching Up Our Takeoffs!
  160. USPS Aiding Terrorists..
  161. Black Diamond: off to a rough start?
  162. Are the puffers on their way out?
  163. The best idea ever.
  164. MMW Images-Blogger Bob Delivers!
  165. Airport Security: What would happen if we got rid of it?
  166. Photos of American Airlines Boeing 767 with missing panel
  167. A Second Good Photo ID (US)
  168. For those who think TSA is Nuts, not really after IST
  169. Best gift for Mom for Mother's Day yet:
  170. Electronics and security lines
  171. Map of States Given Extensions to RealID..
  172. Military escort or something else?
  173. New Flyer? Here is some help
  174. A Dream Fulfilled
  175. Security Breach at STL
  176. Terminal Switching: JFK, BOS, EWR, SFO, LAX vs ATL, DEN, ORD, CLT
  177. No criminal checks for foreign workers at UK airports
  178. Is that a banana in your pocket?
  179. Global Entry
  180. Checking Firearms questions
  181. Flying with fish...
  182. Woman unloading on TSA
  183. tsa launches employee screening pilot programs at 7 airports
  184. strange question at LGA on monday...
  185. New TSA lines mean 'Elite lines' going away?
  186. Tarmac Photography
  187. Mini-TSA U.V. Flashlight
  188. My "Fake" Drivers License is a Done Deal
  189. TSA ID checkers enforcing carryon size/limits?
  190. Data gathering at Park Lot C (LAX)
  191. Where the ID nonsense is going..
  192. Aparently FAMs have issues with being listed as terrorists, too
  193. was this a FAM?
  194. Can I check my shaving kit?
  195. Sand is not allowed
  196. Just a few thoughts...
  197. McCains opinion of TSA
  198. Oh, This is Good News - For Terrorists?
  199. Shoes and chemo
  200. TSA ID checker questions my DM card
  201. Grandpa flying and insulin
  202. Is it worth complaining?
  203. Help, my wife was assaulted on the Dulles tarmac
  204. Can I check Bacardi 151?
  205. Summary of security and liquids rules from a recent trip to 17 countries
  206. does the law/courts say ID is not required to...
  207. new info from TSA re: airlines requesting ID
  208. tsa approves new tamper-evident bags for duty free liquids for flights leaving the us
  209. nelson mandela... TERRORIST!
  210. gas bill NOT acceptable ID
  211. Doing time in an airport cattle chute
  212. So sad - this is NOT the America I think of
  213. Duty Free/Liquids
  214. TSA can search our computers, too?
  215. The Power of Travel
  216. File under "irony:" Air Marshals grounded by no-fly list
  217. USA Today article - Coast Guard too busy with security to save lives
  218. Anyone help with a TSA brief
  219. TSA has changed policies online check in & kiosks check in, too
  220. Travel to Mexico, US Passport Expires in 3 months
  221. So much for Real ID
  222. Any amateur radio advice from TSOs?
  223. Luggage - Anyone Ever Wrap/Secure Bag Contents? Results?
  224. How can I get my luggage inspected in front of me?
  225. Quiet protest
  226. one bag rule, gone?
  227. Harold and Kumar go to the airport...
  228. Pilot calls security alert for "Arabic" book - UA 581 - PDX-ORD - 4/25
  229. Monday morning TSA Blog Update!
  230. DHS to harass boaters - new requirements coming.
  231. lhr security checks
  232. TSA: New List of Acceptable ID's
  233. Ga. Senators: ATL Security Ill-Prepared For Summer Travel Rush
  234. ID plan meant to clear fliers of suspicion
  235. Baggage searched for explosives at T station
  236. TSA and Continental Airlines Expand Paperless Boarding Pass Program
  237. Fed agents do unpublicized security check at Providence train station
  238. Security breach at Salt Lake International
  239. MIA CBP & code on landing card
  240. A friendly reminder from one of your resident TSOs
  241. Homeland Security Shirt
  242. SimpliFly and SimplFly
  243. How long of a knife blade can you take on board?
  244. metals collar stays - any hassle?
  245. No joy
  246. TSA deployse cute dogs!
  247. Have You Deliberately Circumvented a Security Procedure?
  248. Blogger Bob makes his TV debut!
  249. The View From Gate 14 - Commentary from Peggy Noonan in today's Wall Street Journal
  250. Customs question: can I bring canned meat into the US?