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  1. I got the dreaded SSSS in PHL
  2. Q: Security / Connect time at SJC
  3. Mace Spray
  4. Temporary drivers license acceptable by TSA?
  5. OMG, I feel so bad about this!
  6. what's the orange form in this person's hand? (in US CBP passport control line)
  7. Stupid "Expert Travelers"?!
  8. What info appears on the PP Card?
  9. Air China pilot English
  10. NYTimes - U.S. and Europe Near Agreement on Private Data
  11. YOW AC GA to columnist: “you can't say those words.Those words are illegal."
  12. Old Subject
  13. Political Afflication
  14. The latest from the blog
  15. Are under-18 minors still exempt from showing ID?
  16. article- TSA employees at IAH remind passengers of their sworn duties
  17. A new level of TSA screener stupidity
  18. Many Job Openings-Earn $100K+ a year plus a very lucrative bonus and benefits
  19. TSA intimidates children
  20. Supreme Court Gun Control Ruling
  21. CATSA also monitors FlyerTalk
  22. how long to get my replacement US passport back? with name change
  23. New AmEx Business card ads preys on fear of TSA/BDOs
  24. Autistic toddler kicked off airplane..."the child is uncontrollable"
  25. UK backs off on airport-style security for trains
  26. Screening, BOS Terminal B, AA Elite Line
  27. Was punked by US Immigration Officer
  28. US Customs in Toronto....
  29. Evolution at DCA
  30. BDO's prevent security breach
  31. TSA steals my carpet cleaner!
  32. Mentality of why detention at the checkpoint and CBP won't go away....
  33. Full military-style show of force against American traveling public
  34. Laptops - US customs
  35. Clear ceases operations & is back [merged threads]
  36. ACLU Blasts TSA's Political Party ID check questions
  37. Packing question
  38. Reporter's laptop seized "without cause" by U.S. Customs
  39. Do they do random agriculture checks?
  40. USAToday: TSA Picks up around $1M over 3 years in change left at checkpoint
  41. Not even the tiniest airports immune to terminal dumps
  42. What happens when you don't put all your liquids in the baggie?
  43. New Nameplates
  44. Flight Attendant Makes Joke About A Bomb Onboard
  45. TSA Screener Speaks
  46. Let's do something about all of this
  47. TSA's blog not taking comments
  48. las d gate 6/23 note
  49. Brill's new way to cash in on Security Theater
  50. Enough Is Enough!
  51. CBP Officer asks "Can you name 3 questions you checked NO on your Declaration?”
  52. TSA's current attempt at justification
  53. TSA nonsense extends to Europe, apparently
  54. Forget ID after 6/21: expect invasive ?s including political affiliation
  55. Readers Digest story - Airline Pilot Shares His Thoughts
  56. Electronics STUPIDITY comes to Japan
  57. The emperor has no clothes
  58. Delta to begin Registered Traveler program
  59. WaPo Sunday feature -- A day in the life of a FAM
  60. Secondaried for Winking at an ID Oogler
  61. No ID - Reports from the Field
  62. Warning: stolen Garmin GPS from checked baggage at Sanford/Orlando Airport/allegiant
  63. Which countries fingerprints US passport-holders at airports?
  64. Kid refuses to show ID on CNN report
  65. electronics carry on
  66. new twist on the liquid nonsense (this time for the beijing olympics)
  67. Drunk pax tries to set curtains on fire
  68. Reporter taken off plane for using cold medicine!
  69. SeaPort Airlines: "Outside of TSA jurisdiction"
  70. Suspicious item closes concourse at Newark airport
  71. Editorial: Airports should follow MCO and insist on daily screening for workers
  72. House passes homeland security measures
  73. TSA says new airport ID rule is not about control
  74. For those who think only those on the political "left" oppose this madness
  75. Driver's license expiration date
  76. CNN-- Video story on flying without ID
  77. Laptop and Security
  78. EU Countries Pushing for Internet-based Pre-Travel Authorization for Foreigners
  79. For the TSO's, here's a quick question.....
  80. Explain this to a stupid European.....
  81. When smokers go bad...
  82. TSA Indy...nicest people on earth
  83. And the propaganda beat goes on....
  84. Airport Operations Career
  85. Baskin-Robbins, purveyor of tools of terrorism
  86. Sec. Chertoff: Passport Card should be placed on car's dash before reaching CBP booth
  87. TSA restarting gate screening
  88. does my US passport look defective in this picture?
  89. Blogger Bob said it
  90. JFK - NWA employee, airport employee, TSA ALL miss my accidental 'violation'
  91. China's All-Seeing Eye
  92. DHS to Help Private Sector With Security Management?
  93. Sizer templates coming back?
  94. TSA grabs my wallet
  95. Alaska Railroad, "ID req'd by TSA"
  96. personal data page now printed on page 2 of RFID passport, is it more easily damaged?
  97. Respect
  98. USA Today on TSA's new badges
  99. Let me through then decided to ETD
  100. Dealing with being SPOTed
  101. I need to inject some comic relief
  102. if I send my passport book in for passport card application, how long to get it back?
  103. Huge Problem HELP! (damaged passport while abroad)
  104. Q: Those Phiten titanium bead necklaces
  105. Strangest thing in you bag picked up by X-ray?
  106. LA MetroLink commuter rail introduces roving random bag checks
  107. I Actually Met Someone At TSA With A Brain On Thursday
  108. TSA called police on me at DTW...
  109. US passport required when flying nonstop from Guam back to Honolulu?
  110. TSA Blog: "Our ticket checkers found a fraudulent ID at JFK"
  111. Hey! Here's something for the TSA Blog....
  112. I've had it with TSA
  113. What are the required components of an SSSS screening?
  114. Homeland Security official's bags go missing
  115. when did the Passport Agency switch to by-appointment-only?
  116. can the passport CARD be used as a back-up for the passport BOOK?
  117. New drink fees...
  118. Question on Declaration Form
  119. What's up with Atlanta Airport?
  120. SAT: Where 2 hours before your flight "isn't just a suggestion"
  121. More "millimeter wave" scanners coming...
  122. Polish Pilots' Poor English Almost Led To Crash
  123. Scared for girlfriend going through US customs
  124. 10 US Airports To Adopt Virtual Strip Search Scanners
  125. Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) implementation
  126. Anonymous-less travel or 3-1-1?
  127. "TSA is the law of the airport"
  128. my orthopedic shoes set off the etd machine at lax
  129. AZ legislature votes to ban participation in RealID
  130. NEXUS Interview and Change of Citizenship
  131. "... lots of liquids in syringes ..."
  132. TSA blog addresses the new airport ID rule
  133. Toiletries less than 3 oz, but not in original containers?
  134. The Re-Route SSSS Blame Game
  135. Question for the TSA & LEOs on the Board
  136. Clear Pass: Bad Experience Denver
  137. LHR T5 today
  138. MUC - IAD Today... Had to show passport 6 times?
  139. When was CAPPS created?
  140. Actually, it looks like you can still fly without ID
  141. Thank you to SEA TSO's
  142. TSA Black Diamond Lane in The International Herald Tribune
  143. When Federal Air Marshals go bad...
  144. "Please intimidate me."
  145. Potential New TSA Employee has questions
  146. "411 TSOs fired for theft in the past five years"
  147. CATSA may be in for a tough year!
  148. Ever gotten a TSA letter when you've only packed clothes?
  149. Dumbest challenge by a TSA Agent - I may also have the winner
  150. TSA Continues To See Screeners Leave Agency
  151. Attention FlyerTalker TSA Employees - Your Employer is Monitoring You
  152. USA Today: 10 airports install body scanners
  153. Starting June 21: Refuse to Show ID, No Entry to Sterile Area
  154. Moist facial pads...These don't need to go in baggie, do they?
  155. "Mother-Friendly" CATSA??
  156. Those Were The Days My Friend
  157. Postive experience out of JFK
  158. Just an observation
  159. Burger King's take on security
  160. YYZ: non ticketed people allow into concourse?
  161. streamlining SSSS at hou
  162. Food Through Security
  163. Finally caught by the 3-1-1 rule
  164. Partially checking bags
  165. I kept my I-94 Visa Waiver... and Lost it... 10 years ago!
  166. Are sewing machines allowed as carry-ons?
  167. International Liquid Lunacy?
  168. ex-UK prescription creams and medicines, ok to carry on?
  169. Flagged SSSS by Rude Ticket Counter Agent?
  170. PHL Shoe Incident
  171. I can use some help for a long-planned visit to the US
  172. Is it just my imagination...
  173. YouTube Clip Of Me On Good Morning America Discussing Airport Security...
  174. if applying for passport at passport agency, can one also apply for passport card?
  175. My Tel Aviv airport security experience last week
  176. Boston Globe: Community service, apology ordered for MIT student in airport device c
  177. Can you say, "Air marshal" at the airport in the US?
  178. Did the pax check their BRAINS today?!
  179. 3oz or 100ml at TSA checkpoints???
  180. SAN Terminal Dump
  181. Clear at IAD
  182. Definition of "Expert" Security Line
  183. DHS Looks to Adopt Israeli Airport Security Methods
  184. You can't fly out of LHR with a picture of a Transformer on your shirt
  185. More TSA stupidity
  186. Your Most Valuable Item ever Surrendered to TSA?
  187. TSOs argue about rules
  188. EU Testing Spy Cams In Every Seat To Watch Passengers!!!!
  189. What Misery Has Befallen Us!
  190. US probes whether [government] laptop copied on China trip
  191. Canadian airport security screener confiscates tiny gun-shaped necklace charm!
  192. We are now safe from the terrorist chef Rachael Ray
  193. Airport "Security" Satisfaction Rankings
  194. What does the inside of a checkpoint x-ray machine look like?
  195. Do I have an arrest warrant against me?
  196. Camera + film + x-ray machine = ???
  197. Reality show will document homeland security
  198. Slashdot story on security theater
  199. Gamblers' shuttle gets terrorism funds
  200. Border Guards to Become Copyright Police And Check Your Computer and iPods
  201. What exactly is the purpose of them checking IDs so closely?
  202. So much for the loupe's and black lights
  203. what type of data is printed on the passport card?
  204. Born at US military base in Taiwan, why can't my passport say "Place of Birth: USA"
  205. Passport card vs. "Enhanced" driver license
  206. SEA TSA trying to explain themselves. Again.
  207. TSA Blog-MMW vs. Backscatter
  208. Corruption Within DHS At The Mexican Border
  209. Any Visible ID Changes Yet?
  210. Liquid packing a farce ? Others' experiences ?
  211. Landing with Seat Reclined & PC on Tray?
  212. SFO - so many checkpoints, so little time . . .
  213. Biggest mismatch between level of security and location...Iceland?
  214. "Volume = 3 oz" ???
  215. Is the Amazon Kindle a computer
  216. Securi-Wii?
  217. Dumbest Question By US Immigrations Officer...I May Have The Winner.....
  218. Soap
  219. Dude, free cannabis in Japan!
  220. Cut Through Line = Extra Screening? or TSA Power Abuse?
  221. Flagged for SSSS on Usairways only
  222. US Exit control (and other musings from a MR to LHR)
  223. My university ID = accepted
  224. Leaving advice.....
  225. Idea for protecting bags from pilfering?
  226. Hydrogen Peroxide
  227. TSA has award her after few weeks ago by discovery missing girls in ORD
  228. Advice on carrying injectable medication please
  229. Let's Play "Will I get a Secondary?"
  230. Anyone been through BNA Nashville in the past few weeks?
  231. Witnessing checked baggage inspection?
  232. where can I find a complete list of countries that U.S citizens can visit visa-free?
  233. TSA guy was so nice!
  234. Coming soon? Laptops can stay in "checkpoint-friendly" bags
  235. Elimination of no ID?
  236. the official tsa reason why children must be screened
  237. TSA in Blue shirts!
  238. Airline safety briefing question
  239. why does the CBP officer(land crossing & airport) refuse to stamp my US passport?
  240. TSA now has arrest powers?
  241. BDO's at SFO - News Article
  242. What are passengers rights with regard to the TSA?
  243. TSA "testing" pilots with only ID checks
  244. tsa (accidently) pepper sprays 5 pax at sjc (today, may 21)
  245. Schneier on Security: Airlines Profiting from TSA Rules
  246. Sea-tac: Poster Child for the Folly of Airport Security
  247. charging for 1st bag vs. TSA. What to do?
  248. AA to charge for FIRST checked bag
  249. Trying to prevent statistically rare events
  250. (Very) "Special" LAX Celeb Service by the TSA