Jean Weber of Destin filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security after her 95-year-old mother was detained and extensively searched last Saturday while trying to board a plane to fly to Michigan to be with family members during the final stages of her battle with leukemia.
Her mother, who was in a wheelchair, was asked to remove an adult diaper in order to complete a pat-down search.
“It’s something I couldn’t imagine happening on American soil,” Weber said Friday. “Here is my mother, 95 years old, 105 pounds, barely able to stand, and then this.”Read more »
Ex-TSA supervisor gets prison for stealing from passengers. Read more here:Read more »
A passenger claims a firearm went missing while the passenger was traveling. Read the story here:Read more »
ROMULUS, Mich. (WJBK) – The Mandy family says they were on their way to the happiest place on earth (Disney), but had to go through hell to get there.
“I realize they’re trying to keep people safe, but come on, does he look like a terrorist?” said Dr. David Mandy.
The family was going through security when two TSA agents singled Drew Mandy out for a special pat down. Drew is severely mentally disabled. He’s 29, but his parents said he has the mental capacity of a two-year-old,Read more »
An interesting chart. A humorous comparison of professions.Read more »
The Texas Legislature bows to a Federal Government threat to shut down air travel if Texas criminalizes the touching of peoples genitals by TSA workers at airports.Read more »
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.Read more »
For now, it appears that the U.S. Attorney’s threat has realized its goal; the sponsor of the Texas bill has decided to concede defeat in this battle, but remains committed to fighting the war. “I will pull HB 1937 down, but I will stand for liberty in the state of Texas,” said Senator Dan Patrick, the bill’s sponsor. As such, as of right now, the bill has diedRead more »
Apparently upset at long lines in airports, George Lucas wanted to modernize his newly renovated Star Wars ride with a more real world experience, his very own TSA like checkpoint.Read more »
Oh yeah, I feel safe now.
Just when you think they can't do any worse...Read more »
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