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Gov’t Asks FAA Safety Inspectors for a Big No-Interest Loan

The last continuing resolution expired Tuesday. With that expiration, the F.A.A. lost its ability to charge the 7.5% tax on airline tickets, which funds most of the agency’s functions. That means the agency is losing $200 million a week, according to the American Association of Airport Executives, money that is normally used to pay safety inspectors and improve airport facilities.

The agency also lost its ability to write checks or pay its credit card bills. Which leaves the inspectors to pay their own expenses.

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Suicide during traffic stop

Posted July 25th, 2011 by LoveFreedomAndL...
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A man in Virginia commits suicide during a traffic stop.

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61 year old woman arrested for groping TSA agent's breast.

Posted July 16th, 2011 by Bizurke
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61-year-old Yukari Mihamae grabbed the left breast of a female TSA agent Thursday at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Police say she squeezed and twisted the agent's breast with both hands.

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Are there racists in the TSA

Posted July 13th, 2011 by Benjammin-JKCC-
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Prosecutors will not file charges against a University of New Mexico Lobos football player who was arrested after wearing saggy pants on a plane at the San Francisco airport.

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Rep. Ron Paul Targets TSA Groping, Immunity

Posted July 9th, 2011 by mrtruth
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Liberty-minded Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) announced plans this week to re-introduce a bill that would hold Transportation Security Agency (TSA) liable for violating laws on sexual assault, as well as laws on the production of lewd images and potentially causing harm through mass radiation of passengers with naked body scanners.

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TSA Agent Stuffs iPad Down Pants, Steals $50K in Electronics

Posted July 9th, 2011 by slayer548
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30-year-old Nelson Santiago-Serrano, a former Transportation Security Administration worker at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, has been charged with two counts of grand theft. The Broward Sheriff’s Office accuse Santiago of stealing more than $50,000 worth of electronics from passenger luggage over the past six months.How was he finally caught, you might be wondering? Apparently a Continental Airlines employee caught him in the act of extracting an Apple iPad from a passenger’s luggage and stuffing it down his pants.

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Ex-TSA Supervisor gets prison

Posted June 19th, 2011 by LoveFreedomAndL...
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Ex-TSA supervisor gets prison for stealing from passengers. Read more here:

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Riding a bike outside the bike lane is LEGAL. Dude!

Posted June 9th, 2011 by Rauterkus
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Guy gets $50 ticket for riding a bike NOT in the bike lane. Then he makes a video of crashes into various obstructions. Funny. Wants a refund too. He did a nice job of using his video phone to record the interaction with the police.

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Cruise passengers tell of seven-hour security 'revenge' nightmare

Posted June 8th, 2011 by Deslock Darkstar
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It was billed as a chance to taste the “glitz and glamour” of Hollywood or enjoy VIP treatment in some of the most exclusive shopping areas in the world. But when a group of 2,000 elderly British cruise ship passengers docked at Los Angeles for a short stop-off during a five-star cruise around America it was, in the words of one of them, more like arriving at Guantanamo Bay.

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TSA dictating legislation to states with threats of no fly zones.

The TSA is now dictating legislation to states with threats of no fly zones, remember this if you had hopes for state governments reinforcing liberty.

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