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TSA follies: See SPOT fail

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 10, 2011 11:44 PM

TSA follies: See SPOT fail by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2011 Air traffic controllers have been catching a lot of grief for sleeping on the job lately. But do you know what Transportation Security Administration officials have been doing — or rather, not doing — lately? A federal watchdog revealed this week that TSA’s […]

Pilot in Trouble for Exposing Vital Airline Insecurity Secrets

By Doug Powers  •  December 24, 2010 09:36 AM

**Written by Doug Powers We won’t know the final fate of the pilot until James Clapper is clapped-on and alerted to this story at some point next week so he can assist Janet Napolitano in deciding what to do, but from the looks of it, the TSA should be hiring this guy as a consultant […]

Rifles vs. Nail Clippers: The Airport Security Story of the Week

By Doug Powers  •  November 23, 2010 11:19 PM

**Written by Doug Powers No more calls please — we have a winner! Erick Erickson at Red State relays a story from somebody returning to the US from Afghanistan on a military charter not long ago that might prompt Zucker & Abrahams to sue the TSA for copyright infringement. Read it here and then come […]

The no-grope list: Look who gets a junk-touching exemption

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 23, 2010 04:34 PM

Don’t squeeze the J-Nap.

Madame Secretary, Would You Let the TSA Touch Your Junk?

By Doug Powers  •  November 21, 2010 01:59 PM

**Written by Doug Powers This morning, Bob Schieffer had Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Face the Nation to discuss invasive airport security screenings that are starting to turn off just about any air traveler who doesn’t show up to the airport wearing a leather hood and a ball gag. When I heard Schieffer ask […]

Clownitano & TSA’s credibility problem

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 15, 2010 12:05 PM

Photoshop credit: Another Black Conservative Readers know I’ve been one of DHS Secretary Janet Clownitano’s most vocal critics — dating back to 2006, when she supported a disgraceful 9/11 memorial in Arizona poisoned by left-wing radicalism, through 2008, when the shamnesty wolf in enforcement clothing was tapped by Obama to head DHS, and, of course, […]

TSA: Touching sensitive areas

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 11, 2010 03:32 PM

I noted the growing brouhaha over TSA’s new, invasive security procedures at the airport compared to the agency’s lackadaisical treatment of illegal alien pilots: Hands-off for law-breakers, hands-all-over for everyone else. The old joke about TSA used to be that it stood for “Thousands standing around.” Now TSA stands for “Touching sensitive areas.” Or, to […]

Airline insecurity story of the day

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 3, 2010 01:14 PM

The San Diego News Network reports that TSA allowed a phony U.S. marshal to log in at San Diego’s international airport with bogus ID, escort a “prisoner” through security, and leave the facility no questions asked: A Hemet man who passed himself off as a U.S. Marshal was able to enter the international airport in […]

Airline insecurity tale of the morning

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 18, 2009 09:01 AM

Well, this should make you feel nice and comfortable when you fly: News 8 has recently revealed serious flaws in the way the FAA licenses mechanics who fix planes. There is evidence of years of problems in testing these mechanics. There is also evidence that hundreds of mechanics with questionable licenses are working on aircraft […]

Is Obama starving federal firearms program for pilots?

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 17, 2009 11:19 PM

Homeland insecurity alert.