Mr. Chertoff should not be allowed to abuse the trust the public has placed in him as a former public servant to privately gain from the sale of full-body scanners under the pretense that the scanners would have detected this particular type of e
The TSA has been hit with a number of lawsuits as the revolt against Big Sis, naked body scanners, and invasive groping measures explodes, with one case involving a woman who had her blouse pulled down in full public view by TSA goons who then procee
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) now admits that airport scanners that can see through clothes to create images of the naked body can also detect sanitary napkins.
Only 15 percent of respondents said they were opposed to the use of body scanners, with four out of five saying they're in favor.
I want my Kilt, no squeezing.... right?
Hats off to John Tyner for taking a stand in San Diego. And to PeaceNik for representing www.WeWontFly.com, and WE WON'T! Join us in using alternative transportation until the TSA stops violating the 4th Amendment with body scanners and enhanced rub
The TSA’s invasive new screening measures include officers literally putting their hands down people’s pants if they are wearing baggy clothing in a shocking new elevation of groping procedures that have stoked a nationwide revolt against privacy-bus
Joe Lieberman was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell, who brought up the full-body scans and security “pat-downs.” When asked whether or not he believed that the procedures were invasive, he responded, “I come down on the side of pat-downs.”
What makes it ludicrous is that tens of thousands of other airport workers, from baggage loaders and fuelers to cabin cleaners and maintenance personnel, are subject only to occasional random screenings when they come to work.
Here's George Carlin on airport security, when they were only checking our carry on bags. It's hard to imagine how Carlin would put the current TSA madness into perspective, but you know he would.
The Transportation Security Administration has opened an investigation targeting John Tyner, the Oceanside man who left Lindbergh Field under duress on Saturday morning after refusing to undertake a full body scan. Tyner recorded the half-hour lon
Tea Party followers, and many Republicans love to say that America is a Christian Nation. Well is this how a "Christian Nation" treats 3 year olds?
The government announces one-time sweeps of neighborhoods to "rescue" desperate citizens from the anarchy and bring them to gathering centers or camps where they will be guaranteed food and security.
The unredacted TSA screening document (Zipped PDF):
Some things are universal.
You're going to sit for this America?
I am talking about the systematic degradation of our people. I am talking about being raped of our dignity, privacy, and decency. I am talking about a daily systematic rape we actually pay to be subjected to.
The Liberty on Tour crew continued their activism in South Florida by venturing upon several institutions in Broward County, including a federal courthouse, a county courthouse and a local college, where they attempted to distribute pamphlets on jury
HAVING been taught by nuns in grade school and later going through military boot camp, I have always disliked uniformed authorities shouting at me. So I was unhappy last week when some security screeners at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago sta
Is this plain enough? A phone interview with Sharon Bylier of The Dept of Homeland Security, revealed that H.S. is stepping up regionalizing disaster supplies. Simply put, they are taking emergency items that are currently centralized in Washingto
You then strike a pose inside with your hands submissively held above your head, like some desperado cornered by the sheriff in a Western movie, while the see-through-clothes machine makes an image of your body.
"Radiation from the scanners has been underestimated," and that "because the beam concentrates on the skin -- one of the most radiation-sensitive organs of the human body -- that (the) dose may be up to 20 times higher than first estimated,"
Department of Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano announced that the National Security Agency and the US Cyber Command will be used in civilian cybersecurity matters, insisting it was perfectly appropriate to give the military this role.
A 2009 documentary on modern day coal mining is almost as threatening as anarchists and "international jihadists," according to a document uncovered by Discovery Channel's Treehugger website.
Earlier this month, the United States Coast Guard upheld its self-declared status as a 'special' branch of the military with the ability to prosecute civilians in military tribunals.
In the L.A. Magazine interview, he casually mentions that it is not clear that Abdulmutallab would have been detected, by the Naked Body Scanner, when he was carrying the explosives in his underwear.
Northrop Grumman and FEMA recently coordinated a nationwide demonstration showing the ability to deploy a common, interoperable credentialing system that enables electronic ID authentication for government and industry personnel.
When it came to testing the devices - which produce chalky, naked X-ray images of passengers - she turned the floor over to some brave volunteers.
Why then would Border Patrol agents manning a permanent checkpoint in the Southwest United States be more interested in harassing private individuals driving personal cars than well-connected commercial truck drivers representing powerful commercial/