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Former TSA agent: Your worst fears about us were true

– including pat downs for rude customers, code lingo for attractive women, and seizures of items.

– Many of the images we gawked at were of overweight people, their every fold and dimple on full awful display… 697 more words


Flying in the face of reason.

Pushing back into my seat as the aircraft hurtles down the runway and lifts into the air is a thrill, the lingering spectre of Paranoia International Airport, Belfast an irritation. 743 more words

Political Comment

"Security isn't a dirty word, Blackadder"

I’m with General Melchett on that one.  I wish the world was a safer, happier, healthier place to live and procreate in.

However, there is one aspect of security that I hate, although I do realise that it is a necessary evil – … 312 more words


Does our government protect and serve? The TSA

After watching a marathon of videos about experiences people have when dealing with the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) I just feel sick. I have never been on a plane or even out of Texas for that matter, so I’ve never come in contact with anything like a body scanner or had a mandated pat down. 117 more words


Know Your Legal Rights At An Airport

Every year, millions of Americans get on an airplane, but that doesn’t mean that when you go to check in your luggage, that you should check in your rights as well. 553 more words

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