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  1. TSA Screener Shuffling
  2. US to use RFID tags to track foreigners at Canadian/Mexican borders
  3. X-ray is not a search
  4. Maybe in a way we are safer post 9/11
  5. I was SSSS'd twice by AS on the same day
  6. Airports seek blanket immunity from lawsuits
  7. Follow-up on the TSA assault
  8. Death by cars or planes?
  9. Passenger gropes TSA screener!
  10. Faces of the no-fly list
  11. Odds that I'll get secondaried with these shoes?
  12. Would you continue to fly if there was a bombing at an American airport?
  13. Assault on TSA Agent trial goes to the jury
  14. Another flight diverted
  15. Why do some have repeated issues with security?
  16. DHS protects us from terrorism with these signs!
  17. Penn Station in NYC Evacuated
  18. I-C-E In Case of Emergency
  19. I was put on the No-Fly list
  20. No more SSSS for frequent flyers!
  21. Successor to INSPASS on the horizon?
  22. TSA broke Privacy laws
  23. Did a plane just crash in Berlin?
  24. Has anyone else noticed...
  25. Laptops -- still the enemy!
  26. CNN: NY Subway Riders Subject to Random Bag Checks
  27. Why no suitcase bomb attacks at U.S. Airports?
  28. 40 Pilots Charged With Lying On FAA Medical Forms
  29. Groped at Gatwick
  30. The gov't will allow "truted traveler"s (Moved from United forum)
  31. Security Irony
  32. Will a BOS-IAD one way guarentee the SSSS treatment?
  33. AA Flight Returns to Airport Over "Bomb Note" on Napkin
  34. Changes in DCA Security Procedures
  35. The only sane response to terror is simply to carry on
  36. Heard a new one about the Shoe Carnival
  37. TSA's "Response" to Shoe Carnival Complaints
  38. Pilot Sues TSA
  39. What is the most silly thing you have seen at a check point??
  40. is shoe height for screening supposed to be a tsa secret?
  41. Police Attitudes
  42. Do not enter
  43. TSA and amount of discretion allowed
  44. Bag searches on DC Metro being "explored"
  45. Dr Zaki Badawi -EvilE Jihadist?
  46. www.untied.com (note spelling) joins the security bandwagon
  47. US Government begins tests on Anti-Missile Defense for Jets
  48. Chertoff speech
  49. TSA moonlights as an Arabic Assassin
  50. Doggy alerts at MSP vending machines, terminal evacuated for FOUR hours 7/13
  51. Use The Force Luke, and dump the terminal
  52. US Government Seeks "Enhanced" In-Air Internet Surveillance of
  53. DCA's 30-minute no-standing rule to be eliminated!
  54. Understanding Attitudes and Opinions Towards "Security"
  55. What would a potential terriorist/evil-doer do if his/her boarding pass has "SSSS" !?
  56. New TSA wooden shoe box?
  57. Recent experiences w/ small metal tripod in carryon?
  58. Anybody Missing a US Airways ID and DCA Ramp Badge?
  59. Sent in complaint to TSA, received follow-up phone call in 15 minutes
  60. Idiot stoners' how-to-smuggle posts lead to cruise bust
  61. New York cops turn off Verizon service in tunnels
  62. TSA caught in confiscation for cash scheme
  63. Horrible nightmare
  64. FOIA info on US VISIT
  65. Now birders are a security threat
  66. "I have to wonder if all the effort and tax money is buying us better security."
  67. Paris to ORD flight turned back because of DNF list
  68. Steak knives in the secure zone
  69. FAA and airlines have done nothing?
  70. re-packing after search
  71. Curbside Checkin Conundrum
  72. How Does One Become "Extra" Vigilant??
  73. London Tube / Bus bombings
  74. Why it's smart to disobey officials in emergencies
  75. How to get on the no-fly list
  76. Numerous ID and boarding pass checks; rationale?
  77. How much is TSA making?
  78. Why are they taking my photo in Bangkok? "It's an American system"
  79. Two passports... could that lead to a problem?
  80. California Mom Files "No-Fly List" Complaint
  81. Fortress America: What is the status, please...?
  82. Security at MEM?
  83. Cockpit Door Policy? My ASA flight today
  84. The hell with airport security, I want to board!
  85. Suspicious Package Forces Partial Evacuation At ABIA (AUS)
  86. An inside scoop on the TSA at HNL...
  87. Stolen pickup ends up on tarmac at PHX
  88. LGA/MCO trip
  89. Things that happen while you are taking your shoes off..
  90. TSA Spends $1200 for Coffee
  91. Does having a F F account or FC seat prevent SSS
  92. Woman slips by security--checkpoint closed 2 hours later
  93. Radiation/cancer link affirmed -- The end of full body airport scanning?
  94. Watch for the 'let's ban general aviation' crowd again...
  95. Woman gets by security by squeezing between metal detector and bag screener
  96. ID check workers now concerned with size of carry-ons?
  97. Extra SSSS for plus size passenger?
  98. A new TSA record as DL 4295 pax have to re-board 3 times before flight.
  99. WSJ : Airport Security Fines Under Scrutiny
  100. Crotch grabbing - it's really gone too far now
  101. Incompetent SFO clowns miss knife and mace
  102. 32 Screeners Fired at EWR
  103. Bonehead Security of the Week Award...
  104. Aren't air marshalls supposed to be incognito?
  105. AA flight with Knife on board returned to ORD
  106. Nail Files are Dangerous!!
  107. How about those TSA?
  108. Discovery of small knife sends Rome-bound AA plane back to Chicago
  109. New security scanner at MIA
  110. Curious: Toy Guns
  111. Filled lighters now allowed in checked luggage
  112. Dallas ATC Routinely Covered Up Controller Errors
  113. The Latest on Lighters...now ok in carry ons in boxes?
  114. Pittsburgh security lines worst in the country
  115. NRT gets the shoe carnival done right
  116. Taking computer hardrives on planes?
  117. Yet another "Tale of Airport Security": Don't go to Morocco!
  118. Your DHS fees at work: Goat show agro-terrorism preparedness exercise!!
  119. Proper Laptop Etiquette at Security Checkpoints
  120. It's still a crime to carry large sums of money in an airport
  121. Can contract ID checkers record your info?
  122. Remembering what's important
  123. What happened in ATL on Sat 6/18/05?
  124. Masses starting to get miffed with TSA
  125. Wallet removal required?
  126. Your chance to participate in the Formation of a lobbying group
  127. Privact Act Compliance Challenge
  128. Passenger's Audi key confiscated as "prohibited item" at DFW
  129. AP: Feds collect data on air travelers
  130. Bombardier Prez cites TSA "Humiliation" for sales bump
  131. Mandatory Secondary at BWI - Shoe removal Questions
  132. Man denied boarding at XNA and detained
  133. Emergency Landings When Countries Don't Have Formal Relations
  134. Ssss
  135. "International security check" and being onboard 30 minutes prior to departure
  136. Another gem from the TS/S' favorite airport
  137. Look what TSA let thru at ABQ
  138. DHS to look into Privacy Act compliance
  139. Columnist Calls Airport Security "Grand Illusion"
  140. Schengen
  141. New Here - Question about SSSS
  142. JFK-SEA flight makes emergency landing at ORD
  143. "They've complained to the serious-looking handlers and told them to cheer up"
  144. Revised Rules from Dept. of Homeland [In]Security
  145. Lost ID -- Traveling all week
  146. Barefeet, Security Lines and UA
  147. JFK-SEA flight diverted to ORD: suspicious item
  148. Baggage screening at EWR terminal B: Bag bypassed CTX!?!?
  149. FAM diverts airplane either out of MCO or into DCA this weekend?
  150. I just poured water on my head
  151. Car Key Taken By Security
  152. BOS: Retaliatory Secondary for talking!
  153. Five guys tried to rob me today in Istanbul...
  154. US vs Canadian Immigration
  155. UK Security getting as bad as US
  156. Changed to SSSS why?
  157. Why did an expired liscense get an automatic SSSS....
  158. TSA Temperature Probe...
  159. Unmarked water bottles a no-no?
  160. Senators: DCA General Aviation Proposal "Too Restrictive"
  161. Delays caused by Thunder at Schiphol
  162. Why must inter-terminal transfers require one to Exit the "secure area"???
  163. US backing off on biometric passport
  164. Bag matching
  165. "You've committed a felony" -- bread knives
  166. Memphis FSD Office
  167. Man With Stained Chain Saw Let in to U.S.
  168. ATL Overflow Screening
  169. Drug Case Dropped
  170. Carry on incorrectly "tested postive" 3X's at JFK - What can i expect?
  171. Anthem of Deception (a song I wrote)
  172. Slate Article:"Terminal Futility" by Hitchens
  173. Required to take shoes off at secondary?
  174. Metal Plates in Body
  175. LGA baggage handler naps, wakes up at DTW
  176. "Easy Ways to Fix Airline Security" - report on study done by DHS
  177. Found this in the Disability Travel thread
  178. Sir, please take your ID out of your wallet
  179. Orlando airport to begin using voluntary biometric ID to bypass security
  180. Flying with silverware
  181. Virgin Flight is diverted
  182. Canadians unhappy with the USA over Passenger Lists
  183. Two people crossing metal detector together
  184. Police Officers Can Carry Firearms On Commercial Flights?
  185. Ballad of the Weary Traveler!
  186. Has Chertoff shut down the shoe carnival?
  187. What happens if you forget to turn off your cell phone??
  188. Junk article in today's New York Times
  189. My shoes may set the detectors off this time around
  190. What checks do you get if you've visited a farm/ranch outside the US?
  191. Yet another diversion -- this one over the Pacific
  192. Thin-Skinned TSA Official Calls USA Today Story Dirty Word
  193. Wow. One-way ticket without SSSS
  194. Two attempt boarding with guns and fake IDs!
  195. Any more Screening-free airports?
  196. Back to the skies after a 5 week home stretch
  197. If you were assigned 2D/F... would you pick another seat because of FSM risk?
  198. US To Equip Passenger Jets With Laser Missile Defense
  199. EWR question
  200. Shouldn't we be able to lock our bags?
  201. Welcome On Board [Requires Sound]
  202. Words You'd Love to Hear from the TSA
  203. TSA getting it's wings clipped?
  204. Need to provide ID to make complaint?
  205. Britain may impose "knife control"
  206. Baggage Locking Guidance
  207. In-Flight Cell Phones Called "Security Threat"
  208. Banned Airport Items May Cost You Big Bucks
  209. DFW to revamp security lines
  210. Some EWR screeners moving to Teterboro
  211. Are airport employees exempt from the shoe carnival?
  212. Chertoff: "Get used to biometric tests"
  213. Expert Says Fingerprinting Won't Work
  214. Modest Proposal
  215. 3 PIT TSA officials step down.......
  216. US Immigration "whats your United.com password?"
  217. NBC11 (San Jose) story on No-Fly list
  218. Let's get this straight.
  219. your thoughts on in-flight sexual harassment
  220. Why won't the TSA allow us to shrink-wrap our bags?
  221. If anyone asks you why you lock your luggage, tell them about Schapelle Corby!
  222. DHS wants to shoot down planes over DC
  223. Ousted from 1C to 13A (last row); what's going on?
  224. Hobbling the DHS with patriotism
  225. Plan to ban photography in NYC Subways Abandoned
  226. "We are mere private citizens from a small Pennsylvania town..."
  227. Steel plate in body - TSA always requires full search
  228. Australia safe .... from talcum powder
  229. Former DTW TSA Screener could be sentenced for lying on job app
  230. "Please proceed for continuous screening"? (Curiosity)
  231. Maine Airport Has Key Role in Terror War
  232. USA paranoia makes Saudi business visits very difficult
  233. House votes to slash DCA no-pee rule to 15 minutes
  234. Wine, corkscrews and screwed up priorities - An FA's POV
  235. US authorities diverts Alitalia's Boston flight
  236. Six illegal immigrants arrested after landing at Cannon [AFB]
  237. TSA cleans inside of my bag with ETD swab
  238. Inconsistent policies regarding window shades...
  239. Another diverson
  240. TSA change: Lighters without fuel OK in baggage
  241. Gaping hole?
  242. A new TSA "toy"
  243. Carnival at ABE?
  244. An outsiders view
  245. So who found 'The Wizzinator' in NFL Players bag?
  246. Risk analysis, security, terrorism
  247. Camera case not allowed through security
  248. Bad travel advice on the news ...
  249. New "Puffers" at LAX
  250. Ridge: White House forced me to raise Threat Level