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Jan 16, 12, 7:32 pm
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Posted By doober

As you know, TSA claims to be exempt from the...

As you know, TSA claims to be exempt from the privacy act notice requirement. :(
Jan 16, 12, 7:13 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 9,799
Posted By doober

I know someone who recently "alarmed" on WBI with...

I know someone who recently "alarmed" on WBI with ATR. He was asked if he had emptied his pockets, he essentially patted himself down and told the screener he'd left his chapstick in his pocket. ...
Jan 16, 12, 10:14 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By doober

Shouldn't Secret laws be added to that...

Shouldn't

Secret laws

be added to that list?
Jan 16, 12, 10:13 am
Replies: 205
Views: 13,938
Posted By doober

I've contacted eight MOC on this matter: King,...

I've contacted eight MOC on this matter: King, Thompson, Lieberman, Collins, Leahy, Lautenberg, Menendez, Lance.

Only one of them, Menendez, has responded. His response was the same canned...
Jan 16, 12, 8:55 am
Replies: 190
Views: 15,573
Posted By doober

^^

^^
Jan 16, 12, 7:32 am
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Views: 15,573
Posted By doober

IOW, Irish is correct.

IOW, Irish is correct.
Jan 15, 12, 6:29 pm
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Views: 13,938
Posted By doober

Not really.[/QUOTE] Of course, not really. ...

Not really.[/QUOTE]

Of course, not really. The TSA is working overtime to cover up this egregious act of incompetence.
Jan 15, 12, 5:56 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 13,938
Posted By doober

Thought I'd responded to this earlier on my...

Thought I'd responded to this earlier on my phone, but apparently my response wasn't posted.

Ignoring it would leave him open to a charge of contempt of Congress.
Jan 15, 12, 9:56 am
Replies: 205
Views: 13,938
Posted By doober

Congress needs to subpoena Pistole to appear...

Congress needs to subpoena Pistole to appear before it to explain how this serious breach happened. The subpoena needs to be issued so that Pistole can't refuse to appear or send an underling in his...
Jan 13, 12, 11:41 am
Replies: 138
Views: 10,672
Posted By doober

I can't disagree with the above at all.

I can't disagree with the above at all.
Jan 13, 12, 11:22 am
Replies: 138
Views: 10,672
Posted By doober

There you are wrong. Only about 20% of...

There you are wrong. Only about 20% of passengers are frequent flyers; the other 80% are very infrequent. In the confusion of the checkpoint, it is difficult to try to read signs.
Jan 12, 12, 9:09 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 9,259
Posted By doober

Wow, if the red highlighted phrase is not a...

Wow, if the red highlighted phrase is not a perfect example of TSA's mindset about passengers I don't know what is. As for "little resources", come on. Billions and billions of dollars and tens of...
Jan 12, 12, 12:45 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By doober

I heard the screener in question interviewed on...

I heard the screener in question interviewed on the radio yesterday. He said that the TSA and its screening force has had such bad press recently that he felt he needed to come forward with some...
Jan 12, 12, 12:39 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 9,259
Posted By doober

Spacev1986, welcome to FT. I expect that your...

Spacev1986, welcome to FT. I expect that your employer will coming looking for you soon with a not-so-gentle suggestion that you cease posting here.

In the meantime, thanks for be willing to put...
Jan 7, 12, 7:16 am
Replies: 138
Views: 10,672
Posted By doober

See, West, this is where it gets confusing for...

See, West, this is where it gets confusing for people who are able to actually think.

If shoes in a carry-on with items in and over them can be sufficiently x-rayed to detect an anomaly, why in...
Jan 6, 12, 8:15 am
Replies: 190
Views: 15,573
Posted By doober

We need to stop acknowledging "terrorists",...

We need to stop acknowledging "terrorists", thereby glamorizing them and their deeds, and begin to call them what they are: criminals.

DHS could not have got away with the Constitutional...
Jan 4, 12, 8:30 am
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By doober

Not only are security procedures relaxed for...

Not only are security procedures relaxed for troops but also for family members traveling with them under certain conditions.

The more exceptions the TSA makes to its procedures, the greater the...
Jan 3, 12, 7:44 am
Replies: 4,410
Views: 730,573
Posted By doober

Speaking of "up in arms", many of us feel that...

Speaking of "up in arms", many of us feel that assuming the position with raised arms is degrading. You should, too, if you have any self-respect.
Jan 2, 12, 7:50 am
Replies: 138
Views: 10,672
Posted By doober

I don't speak or read German but the graphic...

I don't speak or read German but the graphic explains it all very clearly. By putting together the drawings and the wording, one can even begin to read the link.
Jan 1, 12, 9:39 am
Replies: 138
Views: 10,672
Posted By doober

You'd better keep these views very quiet. If...

You'd better keep these views very quiet. If your superiors found out, you'd likely be banished to a non-customer interaction job.

IME, TSA is all about intimidation and browbeating, both at the...
Dec 31, 11, 5:19 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 10,672
Posted By doober

IOW, still in the "it's all about me" stage. ...

IOW, still in the "it's all about me" stage.

Great post, Ink. I enjoy reading everything you write.
Dec 30, 11, 12:42 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 4,873
Posted By doober

I am certain the "thought" process here was, and...

I am certain the "thought" process here was, and will continue to be, "this person could be trying to mislead us by saying she has a prosthetic leg, therefore we will search her chest area, because...
Dec 29, 11, 2:37 pm
Replies: 138
Views: 10,672
Posted By doober

Sounds more like this is a description of...

Sounds more like this is a description of screeners rather than the sheeple.
Dec 26, 11, 7:24 am
Replies: 76
Views: 4,873
Posted By doober

Our own panel of "secret shoppers" needs to be...

Our own panel of "secret shoppers" needs to be formed to test this new offering by TSA.
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