TSA

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TSA: “Your Pants, Sir, Are a Problem”

I’ve heard some really silly stuff from TSA employees lately, but this one about my The North Face pants really takes the top prize for being ridiculous:

"These might not be the best pants to wear to the airport since …

My TSA Encounter at Chicago O’Hare Checkpoint

NOTE: I wrote this post Sunday while sitting in a hotel after a canceled flight.

I’m in Chicago, fresh off a Lufthansa 747 from Frankfurt. I’m happy that I spent two weeks with my wife and little person – …

TSA’s Security Circus Snags Wrenches

My brother J.D. probably didn’t expect things to turn out this way. It was just a quick visit to Arizona and a meet-up with Sarah and me for gelato. So how in the world does the Transportation Security Administration come …

TSA’s Full-Body Scanner Policies are Baffling

I recently left Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for a trip to Denver.

This was my first trip since the full-body scanners started making headlines. I have a lot of objections to these so-called "digital strip searches." You can see …

Airport Needs to Cut Specialty Lines, Improve Signs

During a recent flight from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, I had a reminder that the security screening processes are concocted by people who are disconnected from reality.

It was actually a fairly light morning at Sky Harbor’s Terminal 4 …