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This week in TSA history starting 1/1/2013

This week in TSA history starting 1/1/2013

Old Jun 17, 13, 4:05 pm
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TSA Week In Review: Friday, June 14, 2013

Maybe we should start calling the the weak in review as it's re-hash after re-hash after re-hash

  • 43 Firearms
  • an Inert Claymore Mine
  • and More

http://blog.tsa.gov/2013/06/tsa-week...rms-inert.html

Tho I do like this quote from the weekly spin blog post

Itís important to examine your bags prior to traveling to ensure no prohibited items are inside. If a prohibited item is discovered in your bag, you could be cited and quite possibly arrested by local law enforcement.
However it should read as follows afaic

Itís important to examine your bags prior to traveling to ensure no prohibited items are inside. If a prohibited item is discovered in your bag, you could be cited and quite possibly arrested by local law enforcement-unless you work for the TSA where you will simply be sent for re-training.
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Old Jun 20, 13, 9:56 am
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I feel so much safer. The rats with uniforms found my small pocketknife in my carry-on. It was too late to un-check my bag and put it in. The thing came with the backpack. Enjoy the free gift, ....ers.
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Old Jun 24, 13, 3:18 pm
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TSA Week in Review: Friday, June 21, 2013

Looks like there were no concealed (artfully or otherwise) found this week as the headline only lists:

  • 57 Firearms Discovered This Week (47 Loaded)

But in a read of the weekly spin blog post shows this:

  • A 4-inch folding knife was found concealed under the lining of a passenger’s backpack at Seattle (SEA).
  • A 2Ĺ-inch knife was discovered concealed in a Denver (DEN) passenger’s thermos that contained ice and medication.
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Old Jul 1, 13, 10:19 am
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TSA Week in Review: Friday, June 28, 2013

Nonsense & Propaganda!, Nonsense & Propaganda! Get your Nonsense and Propaganda right here!

  • 44 Firearms Discovered This Week (35 Loaded)

And for the official spin.....

http://blog.tsa.gov/2013/06/tsa-week...in-review.html
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Old Jul 8, 13, 8:08 am
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goalie, have you by chance been tracking the gun numbers in, say, a spreadsheet since before AIT was introduced? It would be interesting to look at the trend in the number of guns discovered before and after AIT. [Insert disclaimers about layers, complexity of the terrorist threat, TSA-reported numbers, etc.]
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Old Jul 8, 13, 11:18 am
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Originally Posted by Schmurrr View Post
goalie, have you by chance been tracking the gun numbers in, say, a spreadsheet since before AIT was introduced? It would be interesting to look at the trend in the number of guns discovered before and after AIT. [Insert disclaimers about layers, complexity of the terrorist threat, TSA-reported numbers, etc.]
No, I haven't-I just take the accurate numbers posted by the TSA each week from their website and from the past few weeks of spin, it looks like all the TSA is reporting is guns and nothing else (maybe because they haven't actually caught a ter'wrist in all their years of existence? )
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Old Jul 8, 13, 11:28 am
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TSA Week in Review: 7/5/13

Just guns-no artfully concealed anything, no ter'wrists, no nuthin'
(other than inaccurate information*)
  • 44 Firearms Discovered This Week (35 Loaded)

http://blog.tsa.gov/2013/07/tsa-week...-firearms.html

*The headline says "44 Firearms Discovered This Week (35 Loaded)" but the spin blog says "30 Firearms Discovered This Week Ė Of the 30 firearms, 27 were loaded"

So with that, I ask you which one is correct and say nice job on the new math TSA as you're using last week's information
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Old Jul 16, 13, 5:09 pm
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TSA Week In Review: Friday, July 12, 2013

  • 38 Firearms Discovered This Week (30 Loaded)

http://blog.tsa.gov/2013/07/tsa-week...-firearms.html

Just guns yet again and nothing artfully concealed but from the weekly spin blog we have this:
  • A knife was discovered inside a passengerís pillow at Midland (MAF).
  • A belt buckle knife was discovered after a passenger walked through the metal detector at Fort Lauderdale (FLL).
  • A one-inch blade was detected concealed within a shoe at Spokane (GEG).
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Old Jul 22, 13, 10:46 am
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Week in Review: Friday, July 19, 2013

Guns, guns, guns-it's all about guns but still batting 1.000 when it comes to not catching a ter'wrist

http://blog.tsa.gov/2013/07/tsa-week...one-wrong.html
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Old Jul 30, 13, 2:20 pm
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TSA Week in Review: Friday, July 26, 2013

SSDD (i.e. just guns) and still nary a ter'wrist caught

  • 33 Firearms Discovered This Week (24 Loaded)

http://blog.tsa.gov/2013/07/tsa-week...-firearms.html
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Old Aug 9, 13, 3:03 pm
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TSA Week In Review: 8/2/13

The TSA must be wikid busy posting pitchers of all them ter'wrist tubes of toothpaste and shampoo bottles they found over on that twittergrambucket thingy as there's nuthin' to report this week
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Old Aug 9, 13, 3:43 pm
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Originally Posted by goalie View Post
The TSA must be wikid busy posting pitchers of all them ter'wrist tubes of toothpaste and shampoo bottles they found over on that twittergrambucket thingy as there's nuthin' to report this week
Nor were we graced with any travel tips!
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Old Aug 9, 13, 5:34 pm
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Originally Posted by goalie View Post
The TSA must be wikid busy posting pitchers of all them ter'wrist tubes of toothpaste and shampoo bottles they found over on that twittergrambucket thingy as there's nuthin' to report this week
Blame it on the sequester.

The random number generator/fabricator TSA relies on broke down and there's no funds to pay for a new one yet.
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Old Aug 10, 13, 2:29 pm
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Blame it on the sequester.

The random number generator/fabricator TSA relies on broke down and there's no funds to pay for a new one yet.
Maybe we need to lobby to get Chertoff on the board of the company that makes the random number generator/fabricator?
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Old Aug 10, 13, 2:55 pm
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Maybe we need to lobby to get Chertoff on the board of the company that makes the random number generator/fabricator?
He already is, that's why they can't afford a new one.
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