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The Hill: Did TSA Use My Opeds for Their Wacky Terrorist Profiles?

TheHill.com TSA justifies pat downs with op-eds — is my paper trail to blame? By James Bovard, opinion contributor – 07/29/17 01:35 PM EDT Americans love to grouse about the Transportation Security Agency. I have caterwauled as loudly as anyone over the years. But I learned last week that some of TSA’s absurdities might be […]

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TSA PreCheck Ridiculed in New Yorker

People should not be obliged to pay an $85 federal fee to not be molested. The Transportation Security Administration expected its PreCheck program to be a silver bullet to boost revenue and speed passenger flow.  Vast numbers of travelers were supposed to shell out $85 and submit all sorts of personal information, go to a […]

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TSA: Full Employment for Nitwits?

 We learned this week that undercover Inspector General testers managed to smuggle fake weapons and bombs past TSA screeners in 95% of their attempts. The worst part of this scandal is that it will make it more difficult for Obama and his Washington media lackeys to restore faith in government. The Washington Post had a […]

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TSA Chief Attacks my Oped on TSA Abuses

TSA chief John Pistole writes to the Washington Times to rebut my op-ed  – TSA holds employees to highest standard   WASHINGTON TIMES – –  August 21, 2014 James Bovard’s “A cure for the common queue at the airport”  is misleading, inaccurate and unfairly disparages the dedicated Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workforce, especially those who […]

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