TSA Still Hasn’t Caught a Terrorist

The TSA is boasting about weapons found in carryons, but the agency exists to protect us from a real terrorist attack. The USA Today released what is essentially a Transportation Security Administration public relations memo: “TSA finds record number of firearms in carry-on bags.” A record 2,212 firearms — most of them loaded — were discovered in travelers’ carry-on bags at U.S. airports last year, according to 2014 statistics released today by the Department of Homeland Security. Transportation Read more […]

Ex-TSA Whistleblower: “Yes, We Were Laughing”

Politico has just released an article: “Dear America, I Saw You Naked (And Yes, We Were Laughing: Confessions of an Ex-TSA Agent).” It includes a TSA Glossary. Here are a few specialized terms that TSA agents have developed for communication, with definitions: Alfalfa: TSA malespeak for an attractive female passenger. Code Red: Officer malespeak. Denotes an attractive female passenger wearing red. Fanny Pack, Lane 2: Code for an attractive female passenger. Retaliatory wait time: What Read more […]

Another FBI-Assisted Terrorist Attack Thwarted By the FBI

A 21-year-old Bangladeshi national was arrested Wednesday for trying to blow up the Federal Reserve building in New York. But that’s hardly the whole story. The would-be bomber Nafis came to this country in January of this year, and the FBI started monitoring him in July when he tried to make contact with another aspiring terrorist on the internet. This other aspiring terrorist was an undercover FBI agent. For the next 4 months, the FBI helped him plan and coordinate a terrorist attack that Read more […]