papersplease.org / October 16, 2014
We’ve been reading the Jetsetting Terrorist blog (highlighted last week by Boing Boing) to see what we can learn from the anonymous author’s chronicles of his experiences traveling on commercial airlines, within the U.S. and internationally,after being convicted of a nonviolent misdemeanor criminal offense the U.S. has since defined [...]
lewrockwell.com / By Fred Reed / October 4, 2014
I read that Apple and Google have begun encrypting the data of customers so that nobody, including Apple and Google, have plaintext access to it. This of course means “so that the government will not have access to it.” The FBI is terribly upset about this, [...]
policestateusa.com / by Site Staff / October 4, 2014
CLEVELAND, OH — A man is suing the Transportation Security Administration because he says that TSA agents opened up a sealed urn and spilled his mother’s ashen remains into his suitcase.
On Friday, October 5, 2012, Mr. Shannon Thomas made a scheduled airline trip from [...]
papersplease.org / 2014/09/26
In a self-assessment published this week by the DHS on the integration of DHS programs for surveillance, profiling, and control of airline passengers (the TSA’s Secure Flight for domestic flights and the CBP’s Automated Targeting System for international flights), the DHS says it is reducing to 15 years the length of time [...]
papersplease.org / September 25, 2014
By a vote of two judges to one, a panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has declined to consider a petition by Jonathan Corbett for review of the TSA’s use of virtual strip search machines and “enhanced patdowns” (genital groping), and has opined that if the court were [...]
papersplease.org / September 22, 2014
A Congressional hearing last week on the so-called “Secure Flight” system for “screening” domestic air travelers confirmed that the TSA has completed a shift from blacklist and whitelist matching to a comprehensive real-time pre-crime profiling system that assigns each air traveler a “risk assessment” score on the four-step scale [...]
lewrockwell.com / By Becky Akers / September 1, 2014
It’s been a banner month for anyone who despises the deceitful TSA. Not once but twice, the agency has proved itself a complete, unrepentant liar.
Breitbart News reported earlier this summer that the TSA was “ALLOWING ILLEGALS TO FLY WITHOUT VERIFIABLE ID,” [...]
infowars.com / by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON | AUGUST 22, 2014
Despite repeatedly insisting that it was not allowing illegal aliens to fly without ID, the TSA admits in a letter to Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX) that a ‘notice to appear’ form alone is sufficient documentation for an individual to board an airliner.
infowars.com / by STEVE WATSON / AUGUST 22, 2014
Researchers with three of the nation’s top Universities have concluded that TSA body scanners can be easily defeated by anyone with a modicum of know how, confirming what Infowars first reported two years ago, that the machines are useless.
Researchers at the University of California-San [...]
papersplease.org / August 19, 2014
Time and time again, the TSA has acted as though its middle name was “secrecy” rather than “security”.
Case in point: Sai v. TSA.
There’s a lot at issue in this case, but here are some of the problems with the TSA that it has exposed:
Sai poses no threat [...]
dollarvigilante.com / By Wendy McElroy / July 30, 2014
The “March 2013 Watchlisting Guidance” is a 166-page instruction booklet issued by “watchlist authorities” and used by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to determine who goes on the “selectee” and “no-fly” lists.
A selectee will experience “enhanced screening” at airports and [...]
infowars.com / by ADAN SALAZAR / JULY 26, 2014
Illegal aliens are being loaded onto planes without being screened by TSA agents, a Border Patrol officer working in the Rio Grande Valley sector recently told Infowars.
Speaking out despite a federally imposed gag order, the officer, who spoke to Infowars on the condition of [...]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / June 17, 2014
An increasing concern amongst journalists, activists and just about anyone else who values their privacy is that a bad cop, TSA agent or other bully in a costume will commandeer your cell phone and search its contents. This isn’t just a theoretical issue either, it seems to [...]
thedailysheeple.com / By John W. Whitehead via Activist Post / June 16, 2014
“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.”—James Madison
“Here [in New Mexico], we are moving more toward a national police force. Homeland Security is involved with a lot [...]
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policestateusa.com / by Site Staff in News / June 11, 2014
FLORIDA — A U.S. court has made a disturbing ruling in favor of abusive and invasive federal checkpoint procedures. The ruling established that TSA agents may read travelers’ private documents, threaten arrest for noncompliance, [...]
papersplease.org / June 1, 2014
At the request of the government, the Supreme Court has agreed to review the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in favor of Robert MacLean, a TSA “air marshal” who was fired for telling a journalist, members of Congress, and the DHS Office of the Inspector [...]
shtfplan.com / By Mac Slavo / May 30th, 2014
“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” -President Ronald Reagan
If drones over America, heavily armed law enforcement agencies, and a massive government surveillance web hasn’t yet convinced you that the United States is rapidly moving towards a police state then maybe [...]
papersplease.org / May 23rd, 2014
Since late last year, we’ve gotten several inquires from readers wondering why they got a boarding pass marked “TSA Pre-Check” or were sent through the “Pre-Check” lane at a TSA checkpoint even though they hadn’t participated in the “TSA Pre-Check Application Program”.
The confusion stems from the TSA’s own misleading [...]
infowars.com / Paul Joseph Watson / April 22, 2014
Disturbing new video footage shows TSA agents performing full body pat downs on two infants aged just 2 and 6 years old, illustrating how the federal agency still targets children despite a partial rollback of the policy in 2011.
The clip begins with the [...]