Tag Archive: Transportation Security Agency

TSA Tightens Up

Well, this is good news, right? TSA fired five workers and suspended 38 more. Surely, they were fired for groping grannies or threatening kids or assaulting bloggers or … aww, batshit:

The workers were terminated and suspended because a secret, internal investigation showed that they “failed to perform random screenings last year.”

According to News-press, Castelveter said that the undercover internal surveillance of the airport’s security checkpoints lasted for two months. The investigators found that

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The Next Step for TSA

Oh, come on. You’re not surprised at this, are you?

As part of the TSA’s request for FY 2012 funding, TSA Administrator John Pistole told Congress last week that the TSA conducts 8,000 unannounced security screenings every year. These screenings, conducted with local law enforcement agencies as well as immigration, can be as simple as checking out cargo at a busy seaport. But more and more, they seem to involve giving airport-style pat-downs and

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