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  1. WaPo Sunday feature -- A day in the life of a FAM
  2. Secondaried for Winking at an ID Oogler
  3. No ID - Reports from the Field
  4. Warning: stolen Garmin GPS from checked baggage at Sanford/Orlando Airport/allegiant
  5. Which countries fingerprints US passport-holders at airports?
  6. Kid refuses to show ID on CNN report
  7. electronics carry on
  8. new twist on the liquid nonsense (this time for the beijing olympics)
  9. Drunk pax tries to set curtains on fire
  10. Reporter taken off plane for using cold medicine!
  11. SeaPort Airlines: "Outside of TSA jurisdiction"
  12. Suspicious item closes concourse at Newark airport
  13. Editorial: Airports should follow MCO and insist on daily screening for workers
  14. House passes homeland security measures
  15. TSA says new airport ID rule is not about control
  16. For those who think only those on the political "left" oppose this madness
  17. Driver's license expiration date
  18. CNN-- Video story on flying without ID
  19. Laptop and Security
  20. EU Countries Pushing for Internet-based Pre-Travel Authorization for Foreigners
  21. For the TSO's, here's a quick question.....
  22. Explain this to a stupid European.....
  23. When smokers go bad...
  24. TSA Indy...nicest people on earth
  25. And the propaganda beat goes on....
  26. Airport Operations Career
  27. Baskin-Robbins, purveyor of tools of terrorism
  28. Sec. Chertoff: Passport Card should be placed on car's dash before reaching CBP booth
  29. TSA restarting gate screening
  30. does my US passport look defective in this picture?
  31. Blogger Bob said it
  32. JFK - NWA employee, airport employee, TSA ALL miss my accidental 'violation'
  33. China's All-Seeing Eye
  34. DHS to Help Private Sector With Security Management?
  35. Sizer templates coming back?
  36. TSA grabs my wallet
  37. Alaska Railroad, "ID req'd by TSA"
  38. personal data page now printed on page 2 of RFID passport, is it more easily damaged?
  39. Respect
  40. USA Today on TSA's new badges
  41. Let me through then decided to ETD
  42. Dealing with being SPOTed
  43. I need to inject some comic relief
  44. if I send my passport book in for passport card application, how long to get it back?
  45. Huge Problem HELP! (damaged passport while abroad)
  46. Q: Those Phiten titanium bead necklaces
  47. Strangest thing in you bag picked up by X-ray?
  48. LA MetroLink commuter rail introduces roving random bag checks
  49. I Actually Met Someone At TSA With A Brain On Thursday
  50. TSA called police on me at DTW...
  51. US passport required when flying nonstop from Guam back to Honolulu?
  52. TSA Blog: "Our ticket checkers found a fraudulent ID at JFK"
  53. Hey! Here's something for the TSA Blog....
  54. I've had it with TSA
  55. What are the required components of an SSSS screening?
  56. Homeland Security official's bags go missing
  57. when did the Passport Agency switch to by-appointment-only?
  58. can the passport CARD be used as a back-up for the passport BOOK?
  59. New drink fees...
  60. Question on Declaration Form
  61. What's up with Atlanta Airport?
  62. SAT: Where 2 hours before your flight "isn't just a suggestion"
  63. More "millimeter wave" scanners coming...
  64. Polish Pilots' Poor English Almost Led To Crash
  65. Scared for girlfriend going through US customs
  66. 10 US Airports To Adopt Virtual Strip Search Scanners
  67. Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) implementation
  68. Anonymous-less travel or 3-1-1?
  69. "TSA is the law of the airport"
  70. my orthopedic shoes set off the etd machine at lax
  71. AZ legislature votes to ban participation in RealID
  72. NEXUS Interview and Change of Citizenship
  73. "... lots of liquids in syringes ..."
  74. TSA blog addresses the new airport ID rule
  75. Toiletries less than 3 oz, but not in original containers?
  76. The Re-Route SSSS Blame Game
  77. Question for the TSA & LEOs on the Board
  78. Clear Pass: Bad Experience Denver
  79. LHR T5 today
  80. MUC - IAD Today... Had to show passport 6 times?
  81. When was CAPPS created?
  82. Actually, it looks like you can still fly without ID
  83. Thank you to SEA TSO's
  84. TSA Black Diamond Lane in The International Herald Tribune
  85. When Federal Air Marshals go bad...
  86. "Please intimidate me."
  87. Potential New TSA Employee has questions
  88. "411 TSOs fired for theft in the past five years"
  89. CATSA may be in for a tough year!
  90. Ever gotten a TSA letter when you've only packed clothes?
  91. Dumbest challenge by a TSA Agent - I may also have the winner
  92. TSA Continues To See Screeners Leave Agency
  93. Attention FlyerTalker TSA Employees - Your Employer is Monitoring You
  94. USA Today: 10 airports install body scanners
  95. Starting June 21: Refuse to Show ID, No Entry to Sterile Area
  96. Moist facial pads...These don't need to go in baggie, do they?
  97. "Mother-Friendly" CATSA??
  98. Those Were The Days My Friend
  99. Postive experience out of JFK
  100. Just an observation
  101. Burger King's take on security
  102. YYZ: non ticketed people allow into concourse?
  103. streamlining SSSS at hou
  104. Food Through Security
  105. Finally caught by the 3-1-1 rule
  106. Partially checking bags
  107. I kept my I-94 Visa Waiver... and Lost it... 10 years ago!
  108. Are sewing machines allowed as carry-ons?
  109. International Liquid Lunacy?
  110. ex-UK prescription creams and medicines, ok to carry on?
  111. Flagged SSSS by Rude Ticket Counter Agent?
  112. PHL Shoe Incident
  113. I can use some help for a long-planned visit to the US
  114. Is it just my imagination...
  115. YouTube Clip Of Me On Good Morning America Discussing Airport Security...
  116. if applying for passport at passport agency, can one also apply for passport card?
  117. My Tel Aviv airport security experience last week
  118. Boston Globe: Community service, apology ordered for MIT student in airport device c
  119. Can you say, "Air marshal" at the airport in the US?
  120. Did the pax check their BRAINS today?!
  121. 3oz or 100ml at TSA checkpoints???
  122. SAN Terminal Dump
  123. Clear at IAD
  124. Definition of "Expert" Security Line
  125. DHS Looks to Adopt Israeli Airport Security Methods
  126. You can't fly out of LHR with a picture of a Transformer on your shirt
  127. More TSA stupidity
  128. Your Most Valuable Item ever Surrendered to TSA?
  129. TSOs argue about rules
  130. EU Testing Spy Cams In Every Seat To Watch Passengers!!!!
  131. What Misery Has Befallen Us!
  132. US probes whether [government] laptop copied on China trip
  133. Canadian airport security screener confiscates tiny gun-shaped necklace charm!
  134. We are now safe from the terrorist chef Rachael Ray
  135. Airport "Security" Satisfaction Rankings
  136. What does the inside of a checkpoint x-ray machine look like?
  137. Do I have an arrest warrant against me?
  138. Camera + film + x-ray machine = ???
  139. Reality show will document homeland security
  140. Slashdot story on security theater
  141. Gamblers' shuttle gets terrorism funds
  142. Border Guards to Become Copyright Police And Check Your Computer and iPods
  143. What exactly is the purpose of them checking IDs so closely?
  144. So much for the loupe's and black lights
  145. what type of data is printed on the passport card?
  146. Born at US military base in Taiwan, why can't my passport say "Place of Birth: USA"
  147. Passport card vs. "Enhanced" driver license
  148. SEA TSA trying to explain themselves. Again.
  149. TSA Blog-MMW vs. Backscatter
  150. Corruption Within DHS At The Mexican Border
  151. Any Visible ID Changes Yet?
  152. Liquid packing a farce ? Others' experiences ?
  153. Landing with Seat Reclined & PC on Tray?
  154. SFO - so many checkpoints, so little time . . .
  155. Biggest mismatch between level of security and location...Iceland?
  156. "Volume = 3 oz" ???
  157. Is the Amazon Kindle a computer
  158. Securi-Wii?
  159. Dumbest Question By US Immigrations Officer...I May Have The Winner.....
  160. Soap
  161. Dude, free cannabis in Japan!
  162. Cut Through Line = Extra Screening? or TSA Power Abuse?
  163. Flagged for SSSS on Usairways only
  164. US Exit control (and other musings from a MR to LHR)
  165. My university ID = accepted
  166. Leaving TSA......career advice.....
  167. Idea for protecting bags from pilfering?
  168. Hydrogen Peroxide
  169. TSA has award her after few weeks ago by discovery missing girls in ORD
  170. Advice on carrying injectable medication please
  171. Let's Play "Will I get a Secondary?"
  172. Anyone been through BNA Nashville in the past few weeks?
  173. Witnessing checked baggage inspection?
  174. where can I find a complete list of countries that U.S citizens can visit visa-free?
  175. TSA guy was so nice!
  176. Coming soon? Laptops can stay in "checkpoint-friendly" bags
  177. Elimination of no ID?
  178. the official tsa reason why children must be screened
  179. TSA in Blue shirts!
  180. Airline safety briefing question
  181. why does the CBP officer(land crossing & airport) refuse to stamp my US passport?
  182. TSA now has arrest powers?
  183. BDO's at SFO - News Article
  184. What are passengers rights with regard to the TSA?
  185. TSA "testing" pilots with only ID checks
  186. tsa (accidently) pepper sprays 5 pax at sjc (today, may 21)
  187. Schneier on Security: Airlines Profiting from TSA Rules
  188. Sea-tac: Poster Child for the Folly of Airport Security
  189. charging for 1st bag vs. TSA. What to do?
  190. AA to charge for FIRST checked bag
  191. Trying to prevent statistically rare events
  192. (Very) "Special" LAX Celeb Service by the TSA
  193. LAX accepts credit cards as photo ID
  194. SSSS isn't that bad!
  195. Annoyed with SN in NBO
  196. Another TSA TV fluff piece
  197. Ack.. TPA has mud on it's face
  198. The Science Behind the Liquid Restriction
  199. Laptop out of case: Why in the US but not in the UK?
  200. Here's a new reason to be wanded
  201. Soft Sided Zipper Luggage
  202. I'm Featured On Good Morning America Tomorrow With TSA Check Point Tips
  203. Yogurt - what is it? Is it secure?
  204. For those that believe the TSA is worthless
  205. For my fellow TSOs ... excuses!!!
  206. tsa at pvd--u tell me ?
  207. visual inspection of the liquid bag
  208. ACY - What's the deal with the full body pat down
  209. How to end a conversation with USCIS
  210. On-arrival security checks in Singapore?
  211. The perfect crime?
  212. Easy way around the freedom baggie restriction
  213. Current Baggie X-ray?
  214. What to expect for newbie/first-time flyer
  215. Anothe reason all airport employees need to be fully screened
  216. Surviving TSA bullying…How to guide…?
  217. Great job DEN TSA!
  218. Great Video
  219. Who picks up the tab for El Al's ground security?
  220. Italian citizen detained for 10 days for no reason
  221. TSA hassles journalist and violates his constitutional rights at DCA
  222. the official tsa reason why we must remove our shoes
  223. LHR carry-on baggage - how strictly enforced?
  224. The Telegraph: Airline terror trial shown liquid bomb exploding
  225. Kipster getting grilled on C-SPAN (5-14)
  226. birth certificate for 6mo old for domestic travel?
  227. NYT Christopher Caldwell on "First Class Privilege"
  228. Is a Carton of Cigarettes Allowed in Carry-on Luggage?
  229. No BP check after WTMD this morning at RDU...
  230. Students are a "Security Threat"
  231. Experiences crossing between Canada/USA on I-89?
  232. First impressions of the "new" BWI checkpoint
  233. Using a digicam (with video) on takeoff/landing?
  234. TSA doing security at SDF Convention Center for Obama tonight
  235. Terminal Dump at BUF
  236. Incident at MSY
  237. How To Open a Suitcase
  238. director of the federal air marshal service to retire at year-end
  239. TSA Wait Times
  240. The image problem of SSSS
  241. Oh no! Electricity Botching Up Our Takeoffs!
  242. USPS Aiding Terrorists..
  243. Black Diamond: off to a rough start?
  244. Are the puffers on their way out?
  245. The best idea ever.
  246. MMW Images-Blogger Bob Delivers!
  247. Airport Security: What would happen if we got rid of it?
  248. Photos of American Airlines Boeing 767 with missing panel
  249. A Second Good Photo ID (US)
  250. For those who think TSA is Nuts, not really after IST