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You Won’t Believe The Grotesque Government Waste That Went Into A TSA App

You Won’t Believe The Grotesque Government Waste That Went Into A TSA App

Nothing screams “government efficiency” quite like a massive, wasted stack of cash. The TSA recently provided a government contract to tech superpower IBM that involved the creation of an app that allowed TSA agents to randomly separate airport visitors into two lines. The app development would be an extremely simple task for any experienced programmer to work […]

This Beauty Pageant Flight Attendant Tried To Smuggle 68 Pounds Of Cocaine Onto Plane

This Beauty Pageant Flight Attendant Tried To Smuggle 68 Pounds Of Cocaine Onto Plane

Marsha Gay Reynolds is a JetBlue flight attendant and former Jamaican beauty pageant winner. She arrived at a security checkpoint in Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 4 around 7 p.m. on Friday, March 18. She was dressed in jeans and a suit jacket; she had two carry-on bags and a large purse. Crew members such […]

Trans Woman Live-Tweets Horrifying Experience With Airport Security

Trans Woman Live-Tweets Horrifying Experience With Airport Security

A transgender woman named Shadi Petosky was unexpectedly detained by Transportation Security Administration agents at the Orlando airport on Monday. TSA agents allegedly accused her of lying about her gender. Transgender comedian Tig Notaro’s Twitter account (often run by other people), tweeted to 39,000 followers to watch Petosky’s live-tweets. Petosky gave her personal account of […]

Guess How Many Guns TSA Blocked From U.S. Flights Last Year?

Guess How Many Guns TSA Blocked From U.S. Flights Last Year?

When you learn what the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) prevented from coming aboard U.S. flights last year, you might not complain the next time you walk through an?airport scanner. In an annual review released on Jan. 23, TSA says it collected 2,212 guns (83 percent of which were loaded) in 2014, a new record high. […]