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