Jonathan Cobb had already endured multiple traumatic experiences with the TSA. So this time he refused a pat-down and chose not to board his flight. Then he was fined $2600.
Tag – TSA
The House has rejected a measure to continue to fund the Department of Homeland Security. Obama is pretty upset. Do you suppose he’ll charge the Congressmen with terrorism for refusing to help his beloved agency? There is an alternative. Obama could order tip jars to be set up at each location where the TSA confronts travelers. What an incentive for kindness and courtesy!
The studies found a host of ways ways to fool a scanner. Perhaps the easiest one is to hide a weapon on the side of the body. Another approach is to use Teflon tape to conceal weapons against the spine. The researchers say they notified both Rapiscan and the TSA about their findings, but did not receive immediate feedback.
Apparently some of us are more equal than others and illegal immigrants are at the top of the list. According to Hector Garza, of the National Border Patrol Council, “The aliens who are getting released on their own recognizance are being allowed to board and travel commercial airliners by simply showing their Notice to Appear forms.” There’s no word on how widespread this practice is, which clearly discriminates against Blacks, Asians, Native Americans and non-Hispanic Whites.