TSA Watch: Is the TSA’s 10th birthday cause for celebration?

Happy birthday, TSA.

The federal agency charged with protecting the nation’s transportation systems turns 10 Nov. 19. And although its supporters will probably spend the coming days talking about its apparent successes, including the absence of a 9/11 sequel, the question of whether we’re better off with this fledgling $8 billion-a-year federal agency remains very much unanswered.
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TSA Watch: What getting your “freak on” really means for air travelers

Almost everyone who heard about the “get your freak on, girl” incident had a good laugh about it.

For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, here’s the condensed version: When a TSA screener found an adult toy in attorney Jill Filipovic’s baggage last week, he left her a note encouraging her to “get your freak on, girl.”
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