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Transportation Security Administration

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  • 5 Chicago stops the Stanley Cup probably should have skipped

    Over the course of its 122 years, Lord Stanley's Cup has been a few places it shouldn't have. That won't be a problem for at least four hours Thursday, when it serves as the centerpiece of a parade featuring players and coaches from the NHL champion...
  • TSA seeking to close security gap over workers at airports

    The Transportation Security Administration is still working to close what it described as a security gap that allowed 73 people to obtain federal approval to work in secure areas at airports despite having unspecified connections to terrorism, the...
  • Red Team agents use disguises, ingenuity to expose TSA vulnerabilities

    Red Team agents use disguises, ingenuity to expose TSA vulnerabilities
    They are so expert at evading airport security that a former head of the Transportation Security Administration once hailed them as “super-terrorists” for their ability to smuggle weapons and other prohibited items aboard planes. They are...
  • Our say: Security theater of the absurd isn't enough

    Our say: Security theater of the absurd isn't enough
    Air travelers put up with a lot from the Transportation Security Administration, the federal agency set up after 9/11 because Washington politicians insisted airport security screening was too important to leave to private contractors. You wait in...
  • TSA's explosive findings in self-inspection will knock your socks off

    TSA's explosive findings in self-inspection will knock your socks off
    A Transportation Security Administration internal investigation found airport screeners failed to thwart smuggled mock explosives or weapons in 95.7 percent of its trials, according to ABC. The good news? They'll get your toothpaste and shampoo every...
  • Health care, bag checkers and Orlando North: Letters

    Health care, bag checkers and Orlando North: Letters
    Health care and profits I believe the Republican position in the present health-care funding debate is continually flawed because equal access to health care should be guaranteed for every American, and this cannot be accomplished if the nation's...
  • TSA nominee shares lawmakers' concern about airport security

    The Coast Guard admiral picked by President Barack Obama to lead the Transportation Security Administration is as concerned about reports of rampant security gaps at airports as lawmakers, he said during a confirmation hearing Wednesday. Coast Guard Vice...
  • Proper training must be provided

    To me this is a simple answer. Send every Transportation Security Agency employee to training taught by the people who were able to get through the TSA searches and scanning and show them why and how they missed all of the planted weapons. They...
  • Inept TSA workers must be fired

    There are two things that have to be done to make security screenings more effective at our airports. First, there has to be a reduction of those screened by profiling and prescreening passengers. This will take some time. Second, in the interim, those...
  • Failed inspections not new for TSA

    High Transportation Security Agency failure rates at U.S. airports are not new; they've been occurring almost since its inception. In some cases, TSA officials have alerted screeners to undercover tests; on other occasions, TSA screeners regularly allowed...
  • Consider using private airport security

    The Transportation Security Agency is just another government bureaucracy that functions according to the agenda set by the Obama administration. TSA employees are unionized and subject to the usual featherbedding and work rules common in labor unions,...