TSA news, articles and information:
|4/19/2016 - The hapless Transportation Security Administration continues to underwhelm and underperform, but sadly – like virtually every other federal agency ever created – it is here to stay, judging by the non-effort in Congress to do away with it, despite its record of incompetence.
|4/12/2016 - Not that our sycophantic government will care, but a new warning has been issued about the invasive X-ray scanners in use by the Transportation Security Administration at airports around the country.
As reported by CBS Philadelphia, Dr. David B. Agus, author of the new book The Lucky Years: How to...|
|1/20/2016 - Rape culture stems from an idea that some people (primarily men), are entitled to impose their will on the bodies of other people (primarily women), without their consent. This deeper, underlying idea also has other manifestations in the culture – among them, the idea that the government has the...|
|1/3/2016 - Americans who understand the health risks of full-body TSA X-ray scanners will choose to opt out of the invasive scan. The TSA requires those who opt out of the full-body scan to undergo a physically invasive full-body pat down.
Now, a new rule created by the Department of Homeland Security will...|
|11/26/2015 - The Transportation Security Administration was supposed to be Big Government's solution to the supposedly "lax" airport security prior to the 9/11 attacks that contributed to the worst terrorist assault in the nation's history. Only, like all Big Government "solutions," the TSA has failed to live up...|
|11/25/2015 - In the latest scandal involving the agency, three TSA-contracted screeners have been arrested on charges of defrauding the government and smuggling cocaine through San Francisco International Airport (SFO). The arrests were made after an indictment was unsealed on November 9.
The three are accused...|
|9/11/2015 - A screener who worked at the federal government's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for 13 years has been fired after being charged with sexually assaulting women at LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
Maxie Oquendo, 40, had reportedly been luring women into bathrooms at the airport under...|
|8/22/2015 - Among federal agencies, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is easily one of the most despised by the average American citizen. The NSA is probably right up near the top of the list because of their unconstitutional snooping activities, but in terms of sheer annoyance and inconvenience...|
|8/16/2015 - You can now monitor breaking news headlines on the FDA, EPA, FBI and TSA via the FETCH.news service I recently created to empower activists and the independent media.
We recently acquired FDA.news, EPA.news, CDC.news and many other sites for this purpose of public education and empowerment.
|6/26/2015 - A former TSA employee pleaded guilty on May 11 to faking cancer in order to scam other employees into letting him use their sick and vacation days.
Forty-two-year-old Marc Bess admitted that, while working as a TSA agent at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, he pretended to have...|
|6/5/2015 - If there is a more hapless, incompetent federal agency than the Transportation Security Administration, we would be hard-pressed to name it. When its agents aren't molesting passengers, committing crimes and joking about naked travelers, they are failing miserably at the very function that the agency...|
|5/29/2015 - We hate to say, "We told ya so," but if we in the alternative media don't point out our triumphs, nobody else will, and certainly nobody in the mainstream media: The Transportation Security Administration is a rogue agency filled with miscreants, criminals and perverts who make more of an effort to,...|
|5/4/2015 - Natural News has long documented criminal abuses committed against the traveling public by employees of the Transportation Security Administration (see here, here and here for starters). That coverage continues with this story.
The latest outrage stems from a CBS Denver report, where the local news...|
|4/22/2015 - What is the Transportation Security Administration but government-mandated irradiation of our bodies and sexual abuse of the traveling public? Those are the only conclusions one can reach based on recently released observations of someone who ought to know.
In a column for Time magazine online, former...|
|4/17/2015 - America's agency of federally approved airport perverts, itchy-finger crotch-grabbers and power trip egomaniacs now has a whole new job: brainwashing the minds of Disneyland employees with its quack science "behavior detection program" to spot terrorists.
"Yes, the Transportation Security Administration's...|
|4/16/2015 - They are some of the worst functionaries of the federal government and part of an agency that is roundly reviled, but soon, it appears, they will be armed, even as agents of changed within Congress and the Obama Administration work feverishly to take guns away from American citizens.
As and Truthstream...|
|3/10/2015 - At the same time the Obama Administration is throwing open the doors to the country to illegal aliens, he and other lawmakers are working overtime to shut those doors to Americans.
As noted in a blog post on the website of Armstrong Economics, first the Internal Revenue Service used the Foreign Account...|
|3/9/2015 - Roger Vanderklok is a 57-year-old architect from Philadelphia who participates in half-marathons twice a month. This means he is a frequent flier, traveling around the country to various cities for weekend race events.
Vanderklok has no criminal record and has never been arrested or handcuffed in...|
|3/3/2015 - Everyone's least favorite agency, the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) -- the one responsible for making passing through an airport as miserable and demeaning an experience as possible -- has apparently made a policy of over-extending its internal administrative powers as well.
According to a...|
|1/30/2015 - What is a more uncomfortable feeling than relinquishing all of the items that are normally part of your EDC kit? (Story by Daisy Luther, republished from TheOrganicPrepper.ca)
Here's one: relinquishing those items and boarding a plane to fly across the country.
For many preppers, a worst-case...|
|11/8/2014 - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been under plentiful scrutiny since installing X-ray scanners back in 2007. These new scanners replaced metal detectors at a cost of more than $1 billion across 160 American airports. The cost is exorbitant, and there is also the worry of radiation....|
|8/28/2014 - Any American citizen attempting to board a commercial airliner will be prohibited from doing so if they do not produce a proper, acceptable form of identification. Ditto for most citizens of other countries.
The only exception to that second group is if you sneak into America illegally -- according...|
|8/27/2014 - Teflon tape, molded plastic explosives and hidden handguns were all used in concealment techniques and tricks that enabled a group of researchers to hide banned and dangerous weapons and substances from Rapiscan Secure 1000 machines previously used at Transportation Security Administration airport checkpoints,...|
|7/19/2014 - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is desperately trying to save face after one of its employees embarrassingly failed to recognize that the District of Columbia, also known as Washington, D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
This was revealed during a recent run-in...|
|7/17/2014 - While alien children from Central America continue to pour into the U.S. and freely board commercial airplanes without proper identification, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is busy harassing citizen mothers who travel with breast milk to feed their babies.
ABC's San Diego-area...|
|7/12/2014 - The latest insult to Americans will infuriate millions: while the TSA strictly enforces ID and security requirements on American citizens, illegal aliens are now being allowed to board and fly on commercial aircraft without having to show any ID at all, announced the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC)....|
|6/18/2014 - If you're an Austin Powers fan, you will recognize him as the pint-sized actor who played "Mini-Me." His real name is Verne Troyer, and he's the latest high-profile American to be victimized by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
As reported by the New York Daily News, it is a sure...|
|4/13/2014 - A woman has claimed that a Transportation Security Administration screening agent at the Los Angeles International Airport refused to allow her disabled sister to board a plane because she was unable to say her own name.
The New York Post reported that Sherry Wright was shocked at the treatment they...|
|3/2/2014 - A man's wife wrote up an account of what happened to her and her husband when they attempted to board a flight recently. Her husband is a prostate cancer victim undergoing conventional treatments that usually make things worse.
One of his side issues includes incontinence, or the inability to control...|
|2/8/2014 - Just recently, a former Transportation Security Administration screener wrote a tell-all piece for Politico in which he made a number of startling revelations.
For one, those massive X-ray scanners that flyers have to pass through? They don't work.
In addition, those same scanners are extremely...|
|2/6/2014 - Calls are growing, both from the general public and from lawmakers, to pull the plug on the hapless criminal enterprise known as the Transportation Security Administration.
And why not? The agency is incompetent, has not lived up to its billing (preventing terrorist attacks), and has made air travel...|
|2/5/2014 - The most repressive airport security force in the civilized world, the TSA (Transportation Security Administration), recently published a summary on its blog of all the "accomplishments" it achieved in 2013. And listed as a bragging right are the more than 638 million air travelers that TSA screeners...|
|2/4/2014 - The unremitting conviction and laudable bravery of one former U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screener has given the world an inside look at what really goes on at one of the country's most hated and oppressive federal agencies.
Jason Edward Harrington, a former TSA employee-turned-creative-writer...|
|1/22/2014 - Once again, employees of the nation's most worthless federal agency, the Transportation Security Administration, are in trouble with the law for allegedly committing a sexually abusive act against a passenger.
According to the local CBS affiliate, Denver police have launched a sexual assault investigation...|
|1/5/2014 - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is at it again with the police state propaganda, this time with the release of an animation aimed at brainwashing young children into accepting federal security checkpoints. An obvious attempt at justifying the agency's continued violations of the...|
|11/8/2013 - We here at Natural News have well documented the unconstitutional acts, criminal activity and escapades of the hapless Transportation Security Administration - the agency that has elevated feeling people up to an Olympian level.
We have also always thought that someday, some nanny statist in D.C....|
|9/26/2013 - The Transportation Security Administration, created out of whole cloth as a division of the Department of Homeland Security following 9/11, has quickly become the most egregious of all federal agencies, with a history of criminality unrivaled among the vast bureaucracy in Washington.
The latest incident...|
|9/19/2013 - The lawlessness of individuals hired to work for the Transportation Security Administration knows no bounds, as the latest incident involving the hapless, feckless agency proves.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents recently arrested TSA officer David Alexander Diaz-Torres for "conspiracy...|
|9/16/2013 - Whether it's because of poor vetting, extremely low standards, substandard pay or a combination of all these elements and others, the Transportation Security Administration has become little more than a criminal laughing stock. Born from the USA Patriot Act with the creation of the Department of Homeland...|
|7/26/2013 - It's being sold to us as a program that will "allow" us the kind of freedom at an airport that Americans used to have - the freedom from being felt up, hassled, degraded and debased by some government agency, just for the "privilege" of traveling.
But what the Transportation Security Administration...|
|7/26/2013 - How safe are airports, now that the TSA has guarded the gate for over a decade?
Since 2003, 400 known TSA agents have been fired for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of luggage. One TSA agent, who was convicted for stealing $800,000 worth of goods from travelers, said that airport...|
|7/5/2013 - It's being described as an enhancement to security, but what it amounts to is just another way the federal government is becoming more invasive and less tolerant of your privacy.
The Transportation Security Administration has announced recently (and very quietly) that it is expanding a so-called...|
|6/27/2013 - It could be a case of mistaken identity, but perhaps one New York City pharmacist thought he worked for the Transportation Security Administration and, like TSA agents, was permitted to feel up customers on a routine basis, all in the name of doing their job.
However one Lebanese fashion editor who...|
|6/2/2013 - The new American police state is being ramped up another notch at U.S. airports, where the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now equipping its human Transportation Security Administration (TSA) drones and local police with dogs allegedly trained to sniff out bombs and other explosive paraphernalia....|
|4/25/2013 - Living up to a promise he made last fall, Representative David Simpson of Longview, Texas, has once again reintroduced a bill that would reign in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its flagrantly unconstitutional abuses at Texas airports. As reported by CBS News, the latest version...|
|4/12/2013 - Despite the clever guise of what it purports are efforts necessary to ensure our safety from future terrorist attacks, it seems the one thing the Transportation Security Administration actually does effectively is to send Americans to their death. Especially during the holidays, more and more would-be...|
|3/31/2013 - It's been a long time coming and, with the opposition party controlling both the Senate and Executive Branch, there is no guarantee of success, but one congressman is vowing to shutter the abusive Transportation Security Administration and allow airports the right to hire their own customer-friendly...|
|3/29/2013 - Increasingly, Texas is one of a handful of states that are becoming known as bastions of liberty in a nation increasingly dominated by Federalists and authoritarians - men and women appointed in positions of bureaucratic power who operate without fear of reprisal from on high in Washington, D.C.
|3/10/2013 - Last week, an undercover TSA inspector managed to quite easily sneak a mock explosive device through airport security and onto an airplane. He simply stuffed the fake bomb down his pants and went right through the screenings, including a pat-down. Out of several covert TSA agents attempting to sneak...|
|2/27/2013 - According to the website of the Transportation Security Administration, the agency was created in the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks "to strengthen the security of the nation's transportation systems and ensure the freedom of movement for people and commerce."
|2/15/2013 - Air travelers in the United States know that producing a photo ID when passing through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint is pretty standard fare. What most did not know; however, is that there is no requirement to do so in the TSA operating regulations.
Security is the agency's...|
|2/4/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|12/12/2012 - It's like something ripped right out of a dystopian futuristic sci-fi novel: A U.S. patent has been uncovered that describes electronic handcuffs capable of delivering torturous electroshocks, "gas injections" and injectable "chemical restraints" to prisoners who wear them. The cuffs can be remote-controlled...|
|12/6/2012 - In a recent guest column published in the independent daily newspaper The Day, Karen Kaplan, a veteran journalist and assistant editor of the popular science journal Nature, retells her recent harrowing experience with U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners at Norfolk International...|
|11/30/2012 - When officials who head up a federal agency created and funded by Congress no longer feel obligated to appear before the congressional committee charged with overseeing the function of that agency, a situation of genuine tyranny exists.
Enter John Pistole, the Obama Administration's head of the notorious...|
|11/30/2012 - As we enter the busiest travel season of the year, it is difficult not to think of the millions of innocent people traveling through U.S. airports that will be forcibly subjected to naked body radiation blasts, full-body groping and molestation, and other unconstitutional abuses by the U.S. Transportation...|
|11/26/2012 - A Freedom of Information Act request by ABC News has revealed the 20 U.S. airports where the most Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees have been fired for stealing from travelers.
Overall, nearly 400 TSA employees were fired for theft between the years 2002 and 2011. Of the airports...|
|11/26/2012 - In reviewing all the breaking news over the last few months and looking for the "big picture" of where America is headed, one pattern has emerged with striking regularity: America has quietly become less free in many ways than nations like Cuba, China and even Venezuela.
This is especially true in...|
|11/24/2012 - The holiday season is the best time of the year for TSA agents to steal electronics out of your luggage. And it's not uncommon: TSA employees have been caught over and over again, stealing electronics and selling them on eBay.
One TSA employee admitted to stealing $800,000 worth of merchandise out...|
|11/22/2012 - The busiest travel week of the year is upon us, as millions of Americans busily head to airports and board flights to visit loved ones for the Thanksgiving holiday. And while this is typically a time during which most people relax and forget about the cares of this world, it is critical that freedom-loving...|
|11/21/2012 - Once again leading the charge to restore freedom and end the incessant reign of federal terror on American citizens is the state of Texas, which recently initiated the process of effectively castrating the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and stopping the rogue agency from freely molesting...|
|11/20/2012 - Not that this Congress or president much care, but the Transportation Security Administration is growing more and more out of hand by the month (hat tip to George W. Bush and a GOP House and Senate for giving America this monstrosity of an agency).
The latest outrage was revealed by an official of...|
|11/16/2012 - As more and more Americans log onto the White House website and sign the electronic petitions seeking to allow their state to secede from the nation, other citizen movements are afoot to empower the people in this time of growing unrest.
One such movement, sponsored by InfoWars.com, is called the...|
|11/8/2012 - Often is the time we have complained that too few media personalities tackle the really important issues of the day, and that when they do, they tend to treat the subject matter with kid gloves, not really wanting to rankle those in power while appearing to delve into the matter like a good journalist.
|11/7/2012 - As the lame-duck session of the 112th Congress begins, millions of Americans are looking to the elected members of the 113th Congress to fix a host of problems ailing the country. The economy and job creation aside, one of the most pressing issues is reining in out-of-control federal bureaucracies....|
|10/29/2012 - After months of complaints, negative feedback, bad press and no small amount of controversy, the Transportation Security Administration has announced it will begin removing its naked body scanners out of key airports around the country.
Janet Napolitano, head of the Department of Homeland Security...|
|10/13/2012 - A number of breast cancer survivors have recently come forward with sordid details about how they were mistreated and humiliated by U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners at various U.S. airports over the past several years. Compiled by Steve Watson over at InfoWars.com, these women's...|
|10/5/2012 - Our regular readers know we've got a lot of heartburn when it comes to the antics and actions of the Transportation Security Administration and a number of goofballs this rogue agency regularly employs. As we have well documented, it is one of the most lawless federal agencies in existence.
|10/4/2012 - Does the Transportation Security Administration have any hiring standards whatsoever, other than "breathing human being?" The answer to that question has become glaringly obvious, as the list of bad behavior committed by these paragons of ineptitude continues to expand.
In response to a rising number...|
|10/3/2012 - What comes to mind when you think of the old "SS" of Nazi Germany or its authoritarian cousin, the Stasi (the secret police of the former communist nation of East Germany)? If you're like most people who remember such organizations or have learned about them, you might think of forced obedience.
|9/22/2012 - In America, where freedom of speech is supposed to reign supreme, there is still censorship, even at our country's mature age. And what's more, the problem is getting worse.
In recent months, for example, YouTube and Google put an age restriction to access to a satirical video about the Transportation...|
|9/21/2012 - Another day, another arrest of a Transportation Security Administration employee. Seriously, is there any other federal agency with as despicable a track record for its employees than the TSA?
The latest arrest involves a TSA screener who was picked up at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International...|
|9/18/2012 - A new report by House Republican members of the Homeland Security Committee's subcommittee on Transportation Security essentially confirms what many Americans have known for years: The Transportation Security Administration is inept, overly burdensome to the transportation industry and largely ineffective...|
|9/6/2012 - Just when you thought the Transportation Security Administration's actions could not get any more outrageous or egregious, a new policy and procedure comes down the pike to prove you wrong.
This time, the TSA seems to have truly outdone itself.
According to this video, TSA agents are now checking...|
|8/30/2012 - Delta Airlines, in collusion, of course, with the Transportation Security Administration, seems to have a new division: Thought Police.
At least, that's what Arijit Guha and his wife think after being kicked off a Delta flight out of Buffalo-Niagara for wearing a satirical t-shirt that apparently...|
|8/16/2012 - Iris scanning is supposed to assess a biometric analysis of who you are, like finger prints, only faster and easier to automate.
The iris scanning machines won't get you to the boarding gate straight away, but they will get you first in line for TSA's gropers and X-rays. Users who fly a lot claim...|
|8/9/2012 - As the federal Leviathan grows ever larger, so, too, does the arrogance of the statists who run it.
Enter the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration, an ad hoc monster created out of whole cloth by emotional, spur-of-the-moment legislation following the worst terrorist...|
|8/8/2012 - Besides the fact that they are being operated by an agency that demonstrates on a daily basis a disdain and disregard for discretion, privacy, and professionalism, the Transportation Security Administration's full-body backscatter x-ray machines are just not safe.
That's the diagnosis of Dr. Dong...|
|7/20/2012 - Medical student James Holmes of Aurora, Colorado reportedly opened fire on moviegoers who had filled a theater late last night to watch the newly-released "Batman" movie -- an orgy of violence and Big Brother propaganda. Dressed in riot gear and wearing a gas mask that resembled the fictional evil character...|
|7/1/2012 - The Transportation Security Administration is already known for being one of the most, if not the most, inept, incompetent and criminal of all the federal agencies. Now we can add cruel and heartless to the growing list of TSA outrages.
John Gross of Indianapolis suffered unbelievable humiliation...|
|6/30/2012 - While the Central Intelligence Agency has a history of paying off petty tyrants and thugs in its quest to keep America safe, no regular federal agency would purposely seek out and hire the dregs of society. Right?
Enter the illustrious Transportation Security Administration. Are you surprised?
|6/27/2012 - What does it say when an agency is so afraid of what its own employees might say, that it is willing to invest in technology to spy on them to prevent (or, at a minimum, identify) whistleblowers? In this day and age, the Leviathan seems unwilling to stop at anything to protect its growing police state.
|6/26/2012 - If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video has to be worth millions. And until millions of words expressing doubt, distrust, angst and displeasure at the ongoing multi-billion dollar scandal that is the Transportation Security Administration, don't expect the air travel experience in America to...|
|6/26/2012 - More corruption at the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has led to the federal conviction of a TSA training supervisor, the voluntary resignation of three TSA workers, and the firing of seven other TSA workers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Pennsylvania. This major house-cleaning...|
|6/12/2012 - Never an agency that does much to clear its bad name and terrible reputation for hiring some of the worst dregs of society, all the while failing regularly to live up to its purpose for existing, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is receiving fresh criticism from a Tennessee congresswoman...|
|6/8/2012 - Sick and tired of dealing with constant maltreatment, profiling, and flat-out abuse by U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners at American airports, a civil rights group known as The Sikh Coalition has created a mobile phone "app" that allows travelers to instantly file complaints...|
|6/3/2012 - The comedy of errors that is the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) would truly be funny; if only the agency's abysmal performances on nearly every level did not carry such serious implications for the genuine safety and security of air travel.
When its agents aren't pulling toddlers off...|
|5/29/2012 - By now, regular readers of NaturalNews.com (NN)should not be surprised at anything the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) does. The agency is so rife with mismanagement, abuse and incompetence that it seems nothing can top its already sordid history of abuse.
And yet, the TSA continues...|
|5/19/2012 - Governor Jesse Ventura, author of 63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Know About, Read or Anything, guest stars on the Robert Scott Bell Show along with conspiracy realist Liam Scheff to talk about topics such as Gov. Ventura's suit against the TSA that got immediately thrown out without...|
|5/13/2012 - There seems to be no cellar to the level of incompetence and ability to generate outrage at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), that leviathan "protective" agency that's big in size but chronically hampered by small-minded ineptitude.
Bumbling TSA agents at the Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.,...|
|5/11/2012 - The phrase, "bloated, broken bureaucracy" could apply to a number of federal government agencies, but without question there is no more apt description of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). In fact, one could add a few more adjectives, such as inept, arrogant, self-serving and - did I...|
|5/8/2012 - For several years now, air travelers flying in and out of American airports have been forced to endure increasing amounts of unconstitutional abuse, harassment, and embarrassment at the hands of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). And Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.), son of presidential...|
|4/25/2012 - When former president George W. Bush signed into law the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA) following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which established the existence of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), America was told flying would become a safer and more secure experience...|
|4/24/2012 - The follies and antics of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are shaping up to be a continual comedy of errors as the agency now finds it necessary to tout its non-accomplishments while the government that formed it has resorted to apologizing for its misdeeds.
Regarding the former,...|
|4/24/2012 - In an astonishing bit of unexpected news, a senior State Department official has announced, "The war on terror is over." This stems from the idea, reports the National Journal, that, "it is no longer the case, in other words, that every Islamist is seen as a potential accessory to terrorists."
|4/18/2012 - A statewide crackdown on sexual deviants in Massachusetts has led to the arrest and criminal charge of U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screener Jose E. Salgado, a 59-year-old from Chelsea that had been working at Logan International Airport in Boston. Salgado had apparently been in...|
|4/15/2012 - Knock knock, says the lady at the door. "Who's there?" replies the U.S. Secret Service supervisor. "The girl you were banging last night. I want my $47 or I'm gonna start screaming." Such was the situation that unfolded last week in Colombia and has now exploded into a global media nightmare for the...|
|4/5/2012 - The cesspool of corruption that is the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has vomited up yet another class-act officer with criminal tendencies. MyFoxDC.com reports that 39-year-old Bryant Jermaine Livingston, a former TSA manager at Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C.,...|
|3/23/2012 - Serving as yet another reminder of just how ridiculous the "national security" theater is in America today, a U.S. Transportation Security Administration screener at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago has been caught on tape patting down a three-year-old in a wheelchair, and swabbing the boy's...|
|3/8/2012 - Since first posting his video analysis explaining how the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) naked body scanners do nothing to prevent terrorists from smuggling weapons and other paraphernalia through security, engineer Jon Corbett's eye-opening revelation has quickly met the heavy...|
|3/7/2012 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|3/4/2012 - As NaturalNews readers already well know, the real agenda of the TSA has absolutely nothing to do with airport security (TSA security is a joke) and everything to do with "prisoner training" the public. It's all about humiliation and dehumanization. It's about teaching the slave citizens that they are...|
|2/20/2012 - At least 500 women have filed complaints alleging that U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners at various American airports specifically targeted them for sometimes multiple pass-throughs in the agency's illegal naked body scanners because of their good looks. The women say they...|
|2/17/2012 - The Obama Administration has proposed significantly hiking air travel fees to cover the costs associated with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) molestation of air travelers. Under the new plan, which would garner a whopping $32 billion in ten years, ticket fees that cover the costs...|
|2/13/2012 - What was arguably the very best liberty-oriented political show on cable television has been pulled by Fox News. Judge Andrew Napolitano's Freedom Watch is being cancelled, according to a Fox News press release (http://www.prisonplanet.com/fox-business-news-axes-freedom-watch.html).
|2/9/2012 - NaturalNews.com released its latest satire animation video just two days ago: TSA Help Wanted, an outrageously comical look at the TSA perverts, thieves and scumbags who molest little children (and our grandmas!) while claiming it's all for "national security."
In just two days, that video has begun...|
|2/7/2012 - A dangerous new disease known as ROFL has stricken internet users, and scientists are alarmed that it may spread through ethernet and wi-fi. The disease started with the release of the new "TSA Help Wanted" video created by the Health Ranger at NaturalNews.com, and it has since spread across Facebook,...|
|2/4/2012 - The terrorists are everywhere, including at the most popular American sporting event of the year, the Super Bowl. This is the view of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), at least, which recently announced that it has recruited parking lot attendants, ticket takers, and hot dog vendors...|
|2/2/2012 - Ever since Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff made a fortune selling his naked body scanners to the federal government in 2010, health and privacy concerns over these devices have been both repeatedly raised and in turn categorically denied.
One of the less known but crucially important issues...|
|1/23/2012 6:29:04 PM - The police state grew again today when agents from the out-of-control Transportation Security Administration briefly - and unconstitutionally - detained U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., at the Nashville International Airport, a move the White House unbelievably supported.
According to reports, Sen. Paul...|
|1/23/2012 - U.S. Senator Rand Paul was detained by the TSA earlier today after refusing to consent to an illegal, unconstitutional "enhanced pat down." Such pat-downs are a total violation of the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Bill of Rights, and they even constitute felony crimes against private citizens as they...|
|1/19/2012 - The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued an apology in response to two elderly women who were allegedly molested by TSA airport screeners at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York just before Christmas. But the apology only addresses the fact that TSA screeners violated...|
|1/14/2012 - Any normal person found guilty of stealing $40,000 from, say, a bank or an employer, would likely be sentenced to at least five years of prison. But when you work for the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), you can expect to be given special legal treatment and sent on your way.
|1/5/2012 - No matter how many times the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) claims the machines are safe and pose no threat to travelers or personnel, naked body scanners that emit ionizing radiation are, indeed, a very serious health threat. And Dr. Edward Dauer, head of radiology at Florida Medical...|
|1/2/2012 - Regular readers of NaturalNews.com already know that the expectation of privacy in America has slowly been eroded through a series of laws and court rulings. In the modern era, one of the most egregious and serial violators of privacy has been the Transportation Security Administration.
|1/1/2012 - Criminal behavior and the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) seem to go hand-in-hand these days, as yet another TSA airport screener has been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography. According to reports, 41-year-old Scott Wilson had been working for the TSA at Baltimore - Washington...|
|12/29/2011 - Bound and determined to violate the Fourth amendment rights of as many Americans as possible and not satisfied with doing so merely at the nation's airports, now the Transportation Security Administration has taken to violating the rights of Americans in just about every travel venue in the country.
|12/28/2011 - Because of the way they are instructed to dress and conduct themselves at US airports, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners come across as if they are some type of federal law enforcement officers, even though they are not. For this reason, a number of Congressmen are backing a new...|
|12/24/2011 - Just when I thought I had the holidays off, the TSA does something stupid (again) that demands, at the very least, a satirical response. This time it wasn't the TSA checking the diapers of infants for "poop bombs" (http://www.naturalnews.com/032805_TSA_children.html), nor molesting your 90-year-old...|
|12/16/2011 - Not even 24 hours after 85-year-old Lenore Zimmerman came forward to announce that US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York had strip-searched her in a back room and left her bleeding (http://www.naturalnews.com/034323_National_Organization_for_Women_TSA_illegal_searches.html),...|
|12/10/2011 - The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has once again demonstrated its complete lack of competency and total disregard for employing any type of common sense. News 4 in Jacksonville, Fla., reports that TSA agents at Norfolk International Airport (NIA) in Virginia stopped 17-year-old Vanessa...|
|12/8/2011 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|12/6/2011 - A perfect example of "trickle-down tyranny," 52-year-old US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer Harold Glen Rodman was recently arrested and taken into custody for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in his Manassas, Va., neighborhood. According to ABC 7 News in Washington, DC, Rodman...|
|12/5/2011 - For a federal government that has gone insane with criminality, no act of violating fundamental human rights is too outrageous anymore. In the latest chapter of the U.S. government's police state humiliation of innocent American women, an 85-year-old woman in a wheelchair, Lenore Zimmerman, was strip-searched...|
|11/19/2011 - Not even a month after promising to conduct a legitimate, independent study on the safety of the illegal naked body scanners used in airports across the US, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole is now saying that such a measure is unnecessary, and that it may not happen...|
|11/15/2011 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|11/12/2011 - The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has launched a new pilot program that bribes air travelers to "voluntarily" surrender personal and other information in exchange for an expedited and less-invasive screening experience at the airport. And the program has reportedly been so successful...|
|10/24/2011 - When the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced last year that it would soon begin setting up security checkpoints in places other than just airports, it definitely was not joking. News Channel 5 in Nashville, Tenn., has announced that Tennessee is the official inaugural state for...|
|10/22/2011 - Authorities recently took Millage Peaks Jr., son of former Los Angeles, Cal., fire chief Millage Peaks, into custody on charges of bribing a public official and attempting to smuggle marijuana onto a commercial airline flight. CBS 2 News in Los Angeles reports that Peaks confessed to bribing US Transportation...|
|10/15/2011 - A man said to be a trusted and well-respected security agent with the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was recently released on bail after having been taken into custody on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography, according to WBAL TV 11 in Baltimore, Md.
|10/6/2011 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) month, which means millions of people and businesses worldwide are now donning pink clothing and those little pink ribbons in support of the massive campaign. But US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at John F. Kennedy airport in New York recently...|
|9/10/2011 - As the ten-year anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks quickly approaches, a recent USA Today piece reflects on the drastic, and likely permanent, changes that have taken place in US airport security. What was once a relatively simple and painless walk through the metal detector has...|
|9/3/2011 - A 43-year-old former US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent who was arrested back in March on charges of aiding a drug smuggling ring has pleaded guilty, according to reports. Minetta Walker says she knowingly assisted criminals in evading airport security, and helped them sneak drug...|
|8/20/2011 - Aaron B. Tobey, a 21-year-old University of Cincinnati (UC) student from Charlottesville, Va., is one heroic young man that is unwilling to roll over and have his personal and constitutional rights violated by the illegal US Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Recent reports indicate that...|
|8/5/2011 - Angry that a woman was driving a few miles below the speed limit, Donald Eichler, a 63-year-old US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent from Connecticut, decided to drive dangerously close to her, and pull out his TSA badge while off duty and pretend to be a police officer in order to...|
|8/3/2011 - Based on its track record of hiring criminals and child molesters, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) appears willing to give a job to basically anyone ... unless, of course, you are unable to grope travelers with both hands as part of the agency's enhanced pat down protocol. Former...|
|8/1/2011 - When flying commercially, it is literally the US Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) way or the highway. And a woman from the Nashville, Tenn., area recently learned this the hard way when she faced arrest after refusing to allow TSA agents at Nashville International Airport (NIA) to molest...|
|7/31/2011 - Instead of rightfully scrapping the entire "enhanced" system of airport screenings, which includes the invasive and radioactive naked body scanners, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced recently that it is uploading a software patch that will make nude appear as a more generic...|
|7/24/2011 - What's better than receiving a free groping by the TSA? How about getting your breasts checked for cancer at the same time? That's the new offering from the TSA, which says that squeezing and twisting your breasts during security pat-downs is now a "medical procedure" and that it's all being done "to...|
|7/22/2011 - Yesterday, NaturalNews reported that 61-year-old Yukari Miyamae had been taken into custody after allegedly giving a US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent an "enhanced" pat down of her own.
A true American hero, Miyamae will reportedly not have felony charges filed against her, according...|
|7/19/2011 - The next time you are assaulted by TSA agents at the airport that try to force you through the naked body scanner or perform a full-body grope down on you, why not just grab them back?
This is exactly what 61-year-old Yukari Mihamae recently did at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PSHI)...|
|7/19/2011 - Responding to a lawsuit filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) back in November, the District of Columbia (DC) Court of Appeals recently ruled that the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) violated the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) by implementing naked body scanners...|
|7/15/2011 - If you think the establishment of the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) after 9/11 has really helped to make the skies safer, think again. A new report issued by the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations, says that...|
|7/12/2011 - The Libertarian Party of Florida recently sent a letter to all 67 county sheriffs in the Sunshine State urging them to stop ignoring the abuses taking place by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) against innocent travelers, and to begin actually enforcing the law and making arrests.
|7/12/2011 - After twice announcing that full-body pat downs would no longer apply to children under 12 years of age, John Pistole, Administrator of the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), has officially been exposed as a liar. Just last week, the TSA molested and terrorized a six-year-old boy en route...|
|7/10/2011 - For all the advanced security and screening techniques it uses against innocent air travelers, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) sure has a hard time keeping its own corrupt workers from committing crimes against those it is supposedly tasked with protecting.
According to a recent...|
|7/7/2011 - With the excessive security arsenal of X-ray machines, naked body scanners, and "enhanced" full-body pat-downs, one would think the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) would at least be able to make sure that travelers have valid tickets and proper identification before boarding airplanes.
|7/1/2011 - The infamous US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) anti-groping bill that floundered around the halls of the Texas State Capitol for a while has officially died, according to a recent report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. After getting introduced, then fading away, then getting introduced...|
|6/28/2011 - In a new twist to the TSA saga to which we can only say, "We told ya so," the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has obtained documents through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that reveal TSA employees are reporting "cancer clusters" among their own employees who work near radiation...|
|6/28/2011 - Remember the story about Jean Weber, the 95-year-old leukemia patient in a wheelchair who had her adult diaper removed by the TSA as part of their "security screening?" (http://www.naturalnews.com/032827_TSA_adult_diaper.html) Today, the TSA declared "We did NOT remove her diaper!"
Instead, the TSA...|
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|6/28/2011 - Remember when Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano claimed back in 2010 that the US Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) naked body scanners had been proven safe by research conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (http://epic.org/privacy/backscatter/USAToday.pdf)?...|
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