TSA Watch: Agents do the strangest things!

What’s with TSA agents’ bizarre behavior lately?

Take Ellen Terrell, who was flying out of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. As she was being screened, one of the agents asked, “Do you play tennis?”

“Why?” she responded.
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TSA Watch: 10 things the TSA should do on its 10th anniversary

No one was surprised by this week’s report that the Transportation Security Administration glossed over the health risks of its airport X-ray scanners.

The investigation found that anywhere from six to 100 U.S. airline passengers each year could get cancer from the machines — a hazard critics have warned about ever since the devices were quietly deployed in many airports almost two years ago.
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Did screeners steal my headset during a security check?

Here’s a real whodunnit that almost every air traveler can relate to.

Ferdinand Burayag lost his noise-canceling headphones while transiting in Singapore’s Changi Airport recently. Actually, he believes the electronics were swiped while he was screened.

His story will resonate with anyone who has lost something valuable when they’ve flown. We already know that the TSA reportedly steals from passengers, but I don’t have to tell you the problem isn’t unique to America’s federal screeners.

The real question, as I review Burayag’s account and his correspondence with Changi’s security is: What really happened? Was the headset stolen, lost or simply misplaced?
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