Tsa Quotes by John Mica, Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi, Janet Napolitano, Conan O’Brien, Stephen Colbert, Benjamin E. Sasse and many others.
Under the Obama administration, TSA has been operating without an administrator for a year and a half. After the president’s first two choices failed to meet expectations, a new administrator, John Pistole, was finally approved on Friday. Unfortunately, it will be the fifth administrator in eight years.
Every time I travel, government TSA officials seem to recognize that I’m a Muslim and ‘randomly’ pull me aside for ‘special treatment’. My sincere hope and prayer is that, on the Day of Judgment, my Lord’s angels also recognize me as a Muslim and pull me aside for special treatment
It would be unwise to say the least, irresponsible of us at the TSA, at the Homeland Security Department not to evolve our technology to match the changing threat environment that we inhabit.
The TSA is under fire for major security lapses. The TSA has let through pipe bombs, knives, and the last three Nicolas Cage movies.
I did learn something interesting [while at the Atlanta airport]. You have to be a member of the TSA in order to legally perform a cavity search. My apologies to the staff of Cinnabon, but you guys should really keep that extra frosting where the customers can find it.
While Admiral Neffenger is an impressive man, it is naive and dangerous to pretend installing one director can heal what ails TSA, the Department of Homeland Security needs to admit that it has a crisis of bureaucratic complacency – lacking an overarching vision and coherent measures of success and failure.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Bridget adds, “Did Anyone bring a weapon?” “Confiscated,” Zach admits for both of us. Vesper holds up her metal fingernail file. “They didn’t take this.” We’re dealing with the forces of evil,” I point out. “Not the TSA.
We’re not trying to harass the average American. We need to convert this now to a risk-based system, with TSA concentrating and focusing on intelligence, on security, setting up again the parameters of which we do this.
The TSA tears through your bags at the airport and the NSA watches what books you buy and what you say over the telephone and online. It doesn’t feel like anything is private anymore.
I love trains. It’s the only way to travel anymore where it doesn’t involve a TSA agent slowly tracing the curve of my inner thigh.
I want to take TSA to the next level.
What we’re going to do is try to get TSA out of the human resources and personnel business and into the security business to connect the dots.
I’ve got a lot of folks who want to get rid of TSA, a bunch of them.
The travel is a lot uglier than it once was with TSA and the deregulation of the airline services. These planes are getting smaller for my 6″ 2′ frame.
The TSA’s airport body scanners have been shown to be so ineffective, the Homeland Security chairman suggested using traditional metal detectors. While LaGuardia will continue to just have a scarecrow dressed as a cop.
The TSA must think we’re mushrooms. You know, the way they are trying to keep us in the dark, and the way they keep feeding us a fertilizing agent that comes from the south end of a north-bound cow.
It’s not an Israeli model, it’s a TSA, screwed-up model. It should actually be the person who’s looking at the ticket and talking to the individual. Instead, they’ve hired people to stand around and observe, which is a bastardization of what should be done.
Other countries, such as Israel, successfully employ behavior detection techniques at their airports, but the bloated, ineffective bureaucracy of TSA has produced another security failure for U.S. transportation systems.
I’m a little disappointed I didn’t get fiddled with by a TSA agent at the airport. I feel unwanted. Maybe next time.
Why is it that we all – myself included – believe these stories? Why are we so quick to assume that the TSA is a bunch of jack-booted thugs, officious and arbitrary and drunk with power? It’s because everything seems so arbitrary, because there’s no accountability or transparency in the DHS.