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Jun 19, 20, 6:38 am
Replies: 20
Views: 4,488
Posted By KDS

I have stopped opting out since the new patdown...

I have stopped opting out since the new patdown process requires TSOs to do six, hard swipes of the genitals with the TSO's palms facing the passenger's body. TSA is now officially a predatory agency...
Feb 9, 20, 6:07 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By KDS

Soap and shampoo in checked luggage are now "suspicious" items

Despicable people.

TSA decided today that my suitcase contained "apparently dangerous" soaps and shampoos. They opened it at Detroit and went to "work".

I had a plastic bag in the suitcase that...
Feb 7, 20, 3:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,536
Posted By KDS

TSA person does illegal security check

https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/tsa-agent-tricked-traveler

I know, no one in the TSA would do such a thing... until they do. TSA person inspected inside bra and pants of female traveler.
Oct 15, 19, 6:49 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,371
Posted By KDS

The "secure passenger data" refers to changes of...

The "secure passenger data" refers to changes of name or known traveler number, etc. Air France ticket agent will handle the passport information when you get to the airport.
Sep 17, 19, 7:04 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,151
Posted By KDS

Not surprising to me. I've had my bare arms...

Not surprising to me. I've had my bare arms patted down to resolve an MMW "alarm" when I was wearing a short-sleeved shirt. And I've seen women with hair no longer than 5 mm get a head patdown after...
Jun 29, 19, 2:23 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,058
Posted By KDS

KLM flight is a good one -- service, plane. And,...

KLM flight is a good one -- service, plane. And, being a day flight, you can make time-zone adjustment easier because you can do short nap(s) during the flight so that you're not over-tired and not...
May 22, 19, 12:17 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,288
Posted By KDS

Does no one find it unusual that the TSA...

Does no one find it unusual that the TSA detection process is "sensitive to spices"? That was the item that caught my attention in the article. Seems "strange"...
May 15, 19, 10:58 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,288
Posted By KDS

TSA's new focus: BBQ

MEM TSA warning travelers about bringing liquid BBQ sauces and BBQ rubs in carryon bags:https://www.foxnews.com/travel/memphis-airport-tsa-barbecue-sauce-warning



Seems like a rehash of "old...
Dec 25, 18, 11:33 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,719
Posted By KDS

Or, let the machine do its "job" and "find" the...

Or, let the machine do its "job" and "find" the "bad, bad, bad" stuff in the pockets. After all, I've had my bare arm patted down when a MMW "alarmed" on my bare forearm. Isn't that why TSOs are...
Dec 25, 18, 8:04 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,330
Posted By KDS

This happened to me last month for a JFK-AMS leg...

This happened to me last month for a JFK-AMS leg as I class fare. Called Medallion Desk and they contacted SkyMiles desk. Was corrected in 5 minutes. Reason for the non-credit was "coding error",...
Dec 24, 18, 10:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,719
Posted By KDS

Perhaps... however, the anger expressed by TSA...

Perhaps... however, the anger expressed by TSA people when I won't incriminate myself by answering the question is inexcusable. And as a frequent frequent flyer, my pockets are always empty -- except...
Dec 10, 18, 4:14 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By KDS

Maybe people who have scoffed at me when I said...

Maybe people who have scoffed at me when I said "I don't sign up for these travel programs (Clear, Global Entry, PreCheck) because I do not want to give my biometric information to the government"...
Dec 1, 18, 12:39 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,719
Posted By KDS

And "zero seconds" to stop asking me three times...

And "zero seconds" to stop asking me three times if my pockets are empty -- once by the "arranger" at the conveyor belt to the X-ray machine, once by the "guardian" to the MMW, and once by the person...
Nov 19, 18, 7:00 pm
Replies: 416
Views: 66,973
Posted By KDS

No. Just a person at head of line to check...

No. Just a person at head of line to check passports, then the line went to WTMD. No notices or "barkers" about what to do. I had to put all my stuff back into my carryon bags because they had NO...
Nov 19, 18, 5:55 pm
Replies: 416
Views: 66,973
Posted By KDS

I'm sure this is not a sign for the future of...

I'm sure this is not a sign for the future of TSA's "processes" but Concourse F international arrivals at ATL late afternoon today had PreCheck screening for all US/Canada passport holders. No one...
Nov 18, 18, 7:23 pm
Replies: 416
Views: 66,973
Posted By KDS

As a contrast to the antics of the USA TSA: ...

As a contrast to the antics of the USA TSA:

I just came through security at Terminal 4 in SIN. Nothing had to be taken out of my bags -- no laptops, no liquids, no electronics, no powders, no food...
Nov 16, 18, 9:23 pm
Replies: 1,009
Views: 118,267
Posted By KDS

It appears we have replaced the King/Queen...

It appears we have replaced the King/Queen royalty from our pre-USA past with the royalty of a government worker -- all of them.
Nov 16, 18, 9:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By KDS

"Required"? The TSA believes it's not required to...

"Required"? The TSA believes it's not required to do anything other than what it wants to do. The TSA info-mercial website says you can have your bags in sight while undergoing the "let's get...
Nov 15, 18, 7:37 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By KDS

Sadly, your expectation about the interest by US...

Sadly, your expectation about the interest by US congress representatives and senators in this issue is woefully out of synchronization with reality. I have contacted all of my US "congress-critters"...
Nov 14, 18, 5:03 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By KDS

I filed a OIG complaint a year or so ago. After a...

I filed a OIG complaint a year or so ago. After a month, I got a call from someone who said he was in that office and had received the complaint. Asked a few general questions, assured me that the...
Oct 15, 18, 3:55 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 18,976
Posted By KDS

Two more words: Unconstitutional dictatorship

Two more words:
Unconstitutional dictatorship
Sep 11, 18, 5:26 am
Replies: 126
Views: 51,284
Posted By KDS

I departed from DUB to JFK back in January 2018....

I departed from DUB to JFK back in January 2018. Preclearance consisted of

having my carryon bags screened again by X-ray;
showing my passport and BP to a clerk before the X-ray and answering...
Sep 10, 18, 8:31 pm
Replies: 240
Views: 26,057
Posted By KDS

Unless something has changed (and I missed it),...

Unless something has changed (and I missed it), the TSA must give its permission for such a change. And the TSA has not been interested in giving such approvals. Last I recall, the Sanford, FL...
Sep 8, 18, 9:43 pm
Replies: 240
Views: 26,057
Posted By KDS

This may be one of the publicly stated reasons....

This may be one of the publicly stated reasons. Heaven knows that what the TSA says usually is not what the TSA means.

But only an inept and devious federal government would roll out a program...
Aug 19, 18, 10:35 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,997
Posted By KDS

https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/305180/ ...

https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/305180/



Sigh......grrrrrrr......
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