Category TSA

TSA: Out in left field

The TSA keeps on keeping on. Between May 4th and 10th, 2012, here’s what they found on the roughly 10 million air passengers* in US airports during that period. Firearms: 30 - 29 loaded; 1 unloaded 1 artfully concealed prohibited item found at checkpoints TSA’s homepage…

Can’t forget the TSA

After a couple of weeks with a higher than average number of firearms being found by TSA agents, the period between April 27th and May 3rd, 2012, was quieter. Firearms: 23 - 22 loaded; 1 unloaded 1 artfully concealed prohibited item found at checkpoints Blogger Bob…

Don’t forget the TSA!

I guess more of our air travelers must have been feeling threatened during the period between April 13th and 19th, 2012, because there were a lot more loaded guns found, according to the TSA‘s weekly accounting. Firearms: 30- 26 loaded; 4 unloaded 3 artfully concealed prohibited…

Just another week for the TSA

First, to get the basics out of the way, let’s see what we got in return for the weekly $150,961,538 they cost us. According to the TSA, here’s what they found during the period between April 6th and April 12, 2012 :…

Why pick on TSA?

First, let’s take a look at what they say they found during the period between March 16th and 22nd, 2012: Firearms: 29: 21 loaded; 8 unloaded 3 artfully concealed prohibited items found at checkpoints As far as I can tell, none of these people with firearms…

TSA: since last week

TSA wants you to know they’re still on the job and here’s what they found (fewer guns and more “artfully concealed” stuff) during the period between March 9th and 15th, 2012: Firearms: 16 loaded; 3 unloaded 5 artfully concealed prohibited item found at checkpoints Over at…

TSA: your theater review for the week

Over at the TSA, another week, another edition of what they’re now calling Week in Review. Here’s what was discovered during the period between March 2nd and 8th, 2012: Firearms: 24 loaded; 4 unloaded 2 artfully concealed prohibited item found at checkpoints Over at the TSA…

TSA: yes, again (or still)

X-Ray Photo, 1896. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. ) Another week’s finds straight from TSA’s homepage (for the period between February 24th and March 1st (otherwise known as St. David’s Day), 2012: Firearms: 21 loaded; 4 unloaded 3 artfully concealed…

TSA, TSA, TSA

Now that the folks at TSA are back on track with their Week at a Glance report, here’s what was found during the period between February 17th and 23rd, 2012: Firearms: 25 loaded; 10 unloaded [for a breakdown by airport, see the blog] 3 artfully…