The government has already spent $1.5 billion, about one third of the necessary final cost, to consolidate all of the DHS facilities in one location; however, the entire project is now 11 years behind schedule
TSA’s new enhanced security inspections regarding any electronics are underway
According to the Partnership for Public Service, which conducts an annual poll of federal employees in 300 agencies to determine the best and worst places to work, DHS and TSA consistently find themselves very near the bottom of the list
Sometimes, no matter how hard I try to look for the positive elements in aviation security, there are somewhere between few-to-none to be found
Would anybody care to venture a guess on who ends up paying for the costs generated by TSA’s Pre-check realignment requirements?
It’s amusing, but bizarre, how people try to slip weapons past, and then complain about how rude the TSO was when they got caught breaking the law and were disencumbered of their possessions
The recent shooter event at LAX has brought out the Congressional grand-standers and the 2nd amendment zealots, seeking to provide your friendly body-patter-downer with a weapon
The TSA union chief, J. David Cox, now wants screeners to be armed to protect the checkpoints.
New York Times reports the estimated cost to the US from the 9/11 attacks has been on the order of $3.3 trillion (that’s twelve zeros) over ten years
While everybody loves to rag on TSA, including yours truly, it turns out that a combative and somewhat arbitrary U.S Congress deserves at least an equal dab of scorn for how the system works...
According to the most recent tally, the number of names in the government’s primary classified counter-terrorism data base has increased 62% in the past 5 years, from 540,000 to 875,000.
Weapons and other prohibited items detected at security checkpoints.
Sometimes something strange originates at the core that just gives the folks in the field a head-scratching moment