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My Sexual Assault By The TSA

My very dim view of the TSA has been shaped by all the reports of corruption, misconduct, molestation and sexual assault, theft, abuse of power and ineptitude by the TSA. My return from the Gunsight Academy via Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport only darkened that view.

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Smiling Passengers Violated by Laughing TSA Agents

This last week on my travels, I noticed the American people were happily being violated with a smiles on their faces by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This is an agency that has no constitutional authority and since its inception has not thwarted one act of “violence” towards the American people.

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Do TSA’s Threat-Spotting Tips Threaten The Fourth Amendment?

The TSA has kept its Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques, or SPOT, checklist out of the public eye for quite a while, but on Friday The Intercept published the 92-point checklist after a disgruntled TSA source divulged it.

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TSA: Violations for Only $2.50 Per Flight (Plus Taxes and Handling)

TSA: Violations for Only $2.50 Per Flight (Plus Taxes and Handling)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was formed on November 19, 2001, in response to the 9/11 attacks. However, for the cost of the TSA’s budget, we could replace four World Trade Center buildings each year. Even with an annual budget of almost $8 billion, the agency is notorious for receiving additional onetime earmarked allocations.

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The TSA: What you get when you say, “Someone should do something”

The TSA: What you get when you say, “Someone should do something”

As security guru Bruce Schneier says, though, “Complete effectiveness is not the goal; the checkpoints just have to be effective enough so that the terrorists are worried their plan will be uncovered.” However, there hasn’t been a study yet where the TSA successfully stopped over half of testers’ weapons or explosive materials. If the TSA were a private security firm, they would have been fired by now.

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Health Ranger, Alex Jones Blast Censorship of TSA Satire Video

Health Ranger, Alex Jones Blast Censorship of TSA Satire Video

Creeping censorship reared its head recently when the leaders of Internet giants Google and Twitter announced they would begin censoring certain content in certain countries. Oh, but that does not affectAmerica, you say. Really? The fact is that the mechanisms for squashing free speech on the Internet are already in place, and they only need a despotic regime to set them in motion to silence us right here in the United States.

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