DHS Napolitano: Give us MORE money or you will be attacked by “Terrorists”

“Sequester cuts will make US more vulnerable to terrorist attack” (ahem) Will we finally call their bluff on these threats? Allowing the $85 billion sequester to go forward will make the United States more vulnerable to a terrorist attack, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano warned Monday. Napolitano added that the blunt nature of the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts […]

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TSA Holds Wheelchair-Bound Toddler at Security, Takes Her Stuffed Animal

If only we could say we were surprised about the Transportation Security Administration’s newest fumble, which went down at Lambert-St. Louis Airport earlier this month. Security agents allegedly held a three-year-old girl in a wheelchair at security for 20 minutes, took away her stuffed animal “Lamby,” and tried to stop the concerned mom from videotaping the incident. To their credit, […]

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TSA chief will be a ‘no show’ at congressional hearing

(CNN) — A congressional hearing Thursday on aviation security will be missing its chief witness, who declined to testify. Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole had been asked to appear before the Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on aviation on the impact of his agency’s policies on passengers and the airline industry. But Pistole said he had no plans to attend, […]

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TSA Puts Millions of Dollars of Equipment in Storage

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform says the Transportation Security Administration is wasting taxpayers’ money again, this time by holding more than 5,000 pieces of security equipment, valued at upwards of $180 million in a Texas warehouse. “Little has changed in the past three years and the systemic flaws continue to plague the TSA,” committee chairman California Republican […]

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TSA Manager Arrested for Running Prostitution Ring

Did TSA Ignore earlier complaints? How many pat downs did this agent oversee in that time?   FOX DC SILVER SPRING, Md. – A manager at the Transportation Security Administration has lost his job after being arrested on prostitution-related charges. According to court documents, the agency had received a complaint of “very similar” activities back in 2009. Bryant Jermaine Livingston, […]

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