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New Jersey Legislators to have news conference on TSA

http://www.examiner.com/essex-county-conservative-in-newark/airport-security-debate-heats-up-nj Best quote from the article: We have open borders and we have no idea who’s coming in and out of our country. Yet when American citizens try to travel, the TSA is actually groping people’s genitals, buttocks and breasts, including children. It’s about time legislators stood up to this.  When the Nude O Scopes…

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ACLU Survey Link for TSA Abuses

I was asked to post a link to an ACLU Survey about abuse during passenger screening. If anyone out there has an experience they’d like to share with the ACLU please follow this link. Travelers have expressed concern about: •  Being forced to go through the AIT machines also known as full-body scanners or “naked…

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So the body scanners *ARE* storing pictures

This is from courthouses, not airports, but still interesting. c|net William Bordley, an associate general counsel with the Marshals Service, acknowledged in the letter that “approximately 35,314 images…have been stored on the Brijot Gen2 machine” used in the Orlando, Fla. federal courthouse. In addition, Bordley wrote, a Millivision machine was tested in the Washington, D.C.…

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Travel Tip of the Week: Don’t leave anything valuable in checked luggage.

There are constantly stories about TSA luggage screeners, airline baggage handlers, and random people stealing items or whole bags.  If you have jewelry, electronics, or other items of value keep them with you in your carry-on luggage. Also, if you are flying on a regional jet and need to gate-check your bag please make sure…

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Product to protect you from body scanners

Where there’s a problem someone is always innovating a solution.  TSA wants to see you naked so Flying Pasties created a product to block your goodies from the virtual strip searches. I will continue in the “avoiding at all costs” camp and I will opt for a pat down instead of going through a WBI,…

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Senate finally confirms head for TSA

CNN The Senate has finally confirmed a nomination to fill the vacancy after 2 other attempts from Obama.  Who knows what this will mean, but Obama’s appointments seem to want TSA to unionize.  Even though TSA has a wide margin to improve, I have a feeling that regardless of whether they unionize that things will…

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GAO cracks down on TSA’s Behavior Detection program

From CBS News Apparently the Government Accountability Office is investigating the BDO program.  Many of the recently busted terrorists passed through airports with BDOs, but weren’t detected by them. The BDOs in CLT are a joke.  They pace the line and randomly ask people how their day is and where they are going.  In theory…

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