31 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Pretextual Airport Stops

  Recently, while traveling from Washington D.C. to sunny Florida, Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) sent me to secondary inspection at the airport. Apparently, my bag had an object that they could not identify. They asked me to identify the object on the screen and I was baffled. It was deep in my 50 gallon […]

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10 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

TSA: Transportation Security Administration or Turban Search Authority?

Capt (Dr) Tejdeep Singh Rattan (pictured) is a Sikh-American US army officer. But according to a┬ánew policy of the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), when he or his family members board a flight in the United States, from now on they will be subjected to a mandatory turban search, culturally akin to stripping them naked. […]

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