Compiling TSA screw ups and overreaches

Old Mar 19, 11, 11:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Fisher1949 View Post
I can post these in sections since each one is nearly a page in Word or if you have a favorite file sharing site I’ll upload the Word document there.
I’ll post the first section below. Let me know if this is not what you’re looking for and I won’t tie up thread space with the rest.
Thanks. I've added most of these to the blog.
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Old Mar 19, 11, 11:50 pm
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Originally Posted by LuvAirFrance View Post
Well..........TV, at bottom, is about entertainment. Informing viewers is secondary.
So true... the media are partly to blame for the TSA's ridiculousness.

Every time there is an incident, many in the press hound TSA and Congress people to "do something" about it. More often than not, the right answer is to do nothing.
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Old Mar 20, 11, 6:12 am
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Originally Posted by rocky View Post
Thanks. I've added most of these to the blog.
Great! I'll post the other sections this morning.

Security & Weapon Detection Failures

The TSA failure to detect a handgun five times at a DFW checkpoint.
http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/TSA...116497568.html

Passenger Carries JetBlue Pilot's Gun Aboard Flight at JFK
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...l?KEYWORDS=TSA

Failure to detect a loaded gun that passed through security in IAH.
http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?se...cal&id=7848683

TSA screeners miss another knife - NYPOST
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/t...-rss&FEEDNAME=

Three box cutters make it aboard an aircraft at JFK.
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/...-jfk-safer-11/

Security Breach Closes Checkpoint At Newark Liberty International Airport
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/01/...rt-checkpoint/

Police Arrest 'Suspicious' Man At Airport – Miami
http://www.justnews.com/news/26535234/detail.html

Passenger Ronald Wong steals boarding pass and fools the TSA
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/i...lp6MkhecjM5s4J
http://online.wsj.com/article/APa5d2...0f4270682.html

The 27 screeners under investigation in HNL for failure to screen bags for four months.
http://www.kitv.com/r/27048822/detail.html

What's the TSA's current failure rate?
http://www.economist.com/blogs/gulli...reat_detection

Secure Air Cargo Solutions-TSA Ripped At Security Conference
http://www.secureaircargo.com/article.php/tsa1

Sea-Tac security problems remain
http://www.komonews.com/news/problem...115254959.html

TSA officials confirm string of Newark airport security lapses
http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/201...ty_lapses.html

TSA orders Richmond airport to give security clearance to felon
http://www2.wsls.com/news/2010/feb/0...ear-ar-371878/

TSA Fails to Stop Wheelchair User Placed on the Wrong Flight by Delta
http://blog.ncpad.org/2011/02/24/tsa...ight-by-delta/

2 BWI checkpoints briefly shut
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/loc...efly-shut.html

Flight of Brockton suspect documents US security gap
http://www.boston.com/news/local/mas...p1=Local_Links

DHS delivers job offers on gas pumps, pizza boxes (explains the above)
http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid...=2000678&pid=0
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Old Mar 20, 11, 6:25 am
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Passengers abuse in two sections.

Passenger Abuse
The frisking of a 9 year old and his family in Savannah after they got off a train.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1B3AubsTBo&NR=1

The strip search of a 6 year old in SLC that TSA denied until it posted on You Tube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWYwe0ziqLg

TSA touching children's bodies is intolerable
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articl...NION-103100368

Eight-Year-Old on TSA Terrorist Watchlist Gets Frisked
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/201...-on-watchlist/

TSA Harasses Mother Over Breast Milk
http://www.allvoices.com/contributed...video/67637693

Valley Woman's TSA Pat Down at Sea-Tac Sparks Petition
http://articles.ktuu.com/2011-03-08/tsa-agent_28670413

Violated by TSA at Tampa airport
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/201...a-airport.html

It’s Not So Bad Until TSA Happens To You!`
http://www.womenonbusiness.com/it%E2...appens-to-you/

“She’s an opt out,” the TSA Gestapo yelled.
http://community.adn.com/adn/node/155887

Stay Classy, TSA
http://swampland.blogs.time.com/2011...ay-classy-tsa/

Airport security hassles are not just for Philly
http://www.philly.com/philly/columni...117918344.html

TSA Abuse of Disabled, Elderly & Those with Medical Conditions
The Sky Is the Limit for People With Disabilities
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shanth..._b_831021.html

The TSA discriminates against people with chronic disease
http://www.healthcentral.com/diabete...discriminates/

TSA agent forces elderly woman to empty colostomy bag
http://www.deadseriousnews.com/?p=676

Heart patient demands apology from TSA
http://www.woai.com/news/local/story...jnv1BecqQ.cspx

The AK Rep Cissna incident.
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/cissna-vs-tsa

Letter: Enhanced pat-down was humiliating experience
http://www.mlive.com/opinion/kalamaz...own_was_h.html

TSA Patdowns Feel Fake Parts
http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/...aspx?id=568391

Airport Screening went too far when an officer reached inside a traveler's underwear
http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/tsa-res...ry?id=12208932

TSA targets elderly for "special fondling”
http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/news/20...ecial-fondling

Sex-crime victims' take on TSA
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/12/21...s-take-on-tsa/

TSA Refuses Scan
http://www.komonews.com/younews/1114...corder=reverse

No excuse for what these three had to endure while at mercy of airport security
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2011/mar/...ree-had-to-at/
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Old Mar 20, 11, 6:37 am
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Celebrity Complaints about TSA Scans & Groping

Khloe Kardashian says TSA screening like rape
http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/405545...entertainment/

'Baywatch' babe Donna D'Errico a TSA full-body scan?
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/goss...body-scan.html

India diplomat gets 'humiliating' pat-down at Mississippi airport
http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/p...port-/134197/1

Rihanna's Full Body Airport Search
http://socialitelife.com/enlargedima...postid=1785212

TSA Wants a piece of J Lo
http://www.tmz.com/videos?autoplay=t...9-ea2a2d92d8fa

Al Lewis: The TSA 'Touched My Junk'
http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2...-touched-junk/

Adam Carolla Talks TSA Grope Down
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HSkNAusvlQ

Cheryl Burke -- The Graphic Airport TSA Grope
http://www.tmz.com/2011/01/18/cheryl...gent-pat-down/

Brian Williams: TSA Groped ‘Dave And The Twins’ At LAX
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2011/...-twins-at-lax/

Michelle Bachmann fears TSA body scans
http://bltwy.msnbc.msn.com/politics/...n-9442.gallery

Humorist Dave Barry And His TSA Pat-Down
http://www.npr.org/2010/11/15/131338...ry-and-the-tsa

Chiefs were delayed by TSA over white powder
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/articl...SPIB1HV1I3.DTL

Giada De Laurentiis says: "Just got a very frisky pat down
http://whocelebstweet.com/twitter/GD...1853984305152/
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Old Mar 20, 11, 6:41 am
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TSA Lies & Deception

Refusal to release scanner safety data to Congress.
http://www.usatoday.com/travel/fligh...tsa09_ST_N.htm

TSA 'Cooked Books' On Private Screeners
http://www.aviationtoday.com/asw/top...ers_72745.html

TSA Never Tested Full-Body Scans For Mass Transit, Except When It Did
http://blogs.forbes.com/andygreenber...medium=twitter

TSA's Blogger Bob and the many angry comments
http://washingtontechnology.com/Blog...-comments.aspx

TSA Blogger Bob gets a lesson in complete reporting
http://fcw.com/blogs/insider/2011/02...-comments.aspx

TSA tells FOIA requestor to define 'complaint'
http://washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/...fine-complaint

TSA Christmas memo defies facts
http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/31611

TSA backs down on shirtless boy story
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home/50...gency.html.csp

TSA Admits Bungling of Airport Body Scanner Radiation Tests
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/201...test-bungling/

TSA's 4 biggest scandals
http://theweek.com/article/index/212...ggest-scandals

TSA Plan To Body-Scan Pedestrians, Train Passengers
http://blogs.forbes.com/andygreenber...in-passengers/

Homeland Security looked into covert body scans
http://www.usatoday.com/news/washing...ans04_ST_N.htm

Amtrak vs. TSA - Forums - Trains Magazine
http://cs.trains.com/TRCCS/forums/p/188504/2059127.aspx

TSA 'Cooked Books' On Private Screeners
http://www.aviationtoday.com/asw/top...ers_72745.html
http://voices.washingtonpost.com/fed...ng_priv_1.html
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Old Mar 20, 11, 6:49 am
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Last batch, lawsuits & legislation.

TSA Lawsuits
Family of dead wheel-well stow-away to sue TSA
http://homelandsecuritynewswire.com/...w-away-sue-tsa

Jesse Ventura slams TSA with lawsuit
http://www.cnn.com/2011/TRAVEL/01/25...awsuit/?hpt=C2

Airport Staff 'Exposed Woman's Breasts, Laughed'
http://nation.foxnews.com/airport-sc...reasts-laughed

TSA Pays Off In Breast Exposure Suit
http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documen...-exposure-suit

Indiana ACLU files lawsuit against
http://www.wlfi.com/dpps/news/indian...irport_3703942

Stacey Armato Responds To The TSA Post On Her Breast Milk Detention
http://www.sustainablemothering.com/...ilk-detention/

Rutherford Institute files second suit over TSA procedures
http://www2.dailyprogress.com/news/2...-pr-ar-701379/

Tobey, TRI, take on TSA
http://www.readthehook.com/89256/rig...y-tri-take-tsa

Pilots say revised U.S. screening still too invasive
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/...72H80620110318

Lawsuit against the TSA for 4th Amendment invasion of privacy
http://tsaoutofourpants.wordpress.co...n-and-corbett/

Four Sue TSA Over 'Aggressive' Pat Downs
http://www.koat.com/r/26198724/detail.html

EPIC vs. DHS on TSA Body Scanners
http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/70391

Woman suing TSA over what she calls invasive search
http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s1878468.shtml

Ex-TSA supervisor fired in 2005 fighting back
http://www.buffalonews.com/city/article293897.ece

TSA Reform Legislation
N.J. lawmakers ask feds to back off full-body scans
http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/p...scans/131296/1

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants Tough Rules For TSA
http://www.ktul.com/Global/story.asp?S=13899272
http://www.news9.com/Global/story.asp?S=13907087

New Jersey lawmakers ask feds to back off full-body scans
http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/p...scans/131296/1

Alaska Lawmakers Condemn TSA After Cissna Incident
http://www.ktuu.com/news/ktuu-lawmak...,1878703.story

New Hampshire vs the TSA
http://blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com...re-vs-the-tsa/

New Legislation says “No!” to TSA in Texas
http://texas.tenthamendmentcenter.co...-tsa-in-texas/

Pennsylvania Bill makes Indecent assault during the course of body search a crime
http://www.legis.state.pa.us/CFDOCS/...r=0852&pn=0881
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Old Mar 25, 11, 11:31 pm
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Great Minds Think Alike

I've done something similar with www.tsa-abuses.info

I haven't gone back in time to list historic abuses as the sheer volume of new abuses continues to blow my mind.

Also, my format is quite different. I try to link to representative source material, and add my comments.

Best of luck with yours, I'm adding a link within the next 60 seconds.

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