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