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TSA budget calls for at least 12,000 VIPR operations in 2011

TSA budget calls for at least 12,000 VIPR operations in 2011

Old Nov 6, 11, 10:47 pm
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The TSA will soon be the world's largest employer. And also the largest employer of people who largely serve no useful function.
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Old Nov 10, 11, 6:41 pm
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I wondered also, for those non airport options, can one just go tell them to ***, or can they still deny you to ride a train or drive your car?
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Old Nov 10, 11, 7:13 pm
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Originally Posted by jason8612 View Post
I wondered also, for those non airport options, can one just go tell them to ***, or can they still deny you to ride a train or drive your car?
http://boardingarea.com/blogs/flying...sa-vipr-teams/

Should a traveler encounter a TSA VIPR team deployed in a non-airport environment I would advise them to refuse to submit to the search.
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Old Nov 10, 11, 7:34 pm
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If you have a moment, take a moment to read TSA VIPR Teams – Increase A Legally Questionable Failing Program?

The TSA already has conflicting internal statistics on how many VIPR operations occurred last year, as well as some other info on TSA VIPR. gnorwost2 already posted a link to my follow up to this post, which was an email I received from a DHS lawyer in the legality of TSA VIPR operations.
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Old Nov 11, 11, 1:26 am
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Originally Posted by sefrischling View Post
If you have a moment, take a moment to read TSA VIPR Teams Increase A Legally Questionable Failing Program?

The TSA already has conflicting internal statistics on how many VIPR operations occurred last year, as well as some other info on TSA VIPR. gnorwost2 already posted a link to my follow up to this post, which was an email I received from a DHS lawyer in the legality of TSA VIPR operations.
thanks. I liked your letter from DHS instructing you to tell the VIPR teams to buzz off.
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Old Nov 11, 11, 1:16 pm
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Originally Posted by nachtnebel View Post
thanks. I liked your letter from DHS instructing you to tell the VIPR teams to buzz off.
I'm not sure I could censor myself to use the word "buzz".... well maybe initially - it' gives me an escalation path.
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Old Nov 11, 11, 1:59 pm
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Originally Posted by RockyMtnScotsman View Post
I'm not sure I could censor myself to use the word "buzz".... well maybe initially - it' gives me an escalation path.
You give me too much credit. FT's nasty word scrubber didn't like my first attempt, eff oh ah dee
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