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'How Can I Legally Show The TSA My Penis Now?'

Posted 01.29.2013 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert got some alarming news recently: That the TSA is eliminating their controversial full body scanner machines, replacing them with scann...

Sorry, The TSA Still Wants to Scan You

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.23.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

The TSA seems to have no intention of turning its back on X-ray scanning technology. It's simply switching to a manufacturer that makes better privacy software.

Cancer-Causing Airport Scanners? Enough Is Enough

John W. Whitehead | Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living
John W. Whitehead

Remember those whole-body, X-ray scanners the government installed in airports across the country and kept insisting were so safe? It turns out that they're not so safe, after all.

House GOP Moves To Cut Off New Funding For TSA Body Scanners

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans controlling the Transportation Security Administration's purse strings are moving to cut off new funding for thos...

Shadow Elite: Should We Believe Chertoff On Cyber-War?

Linda Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Keenan

In the shadow elite age, when power brokers can have a dozen roles of influence, criss-crossing and sometimes overlapping, sorting through them to pick the most telling ones is both more difficult -- and more imperative -- than ever before.

TSA as a Metaphor

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

If you're thinking of traveling, get ready to do what air travelers do -- prepare to pay more and to be violated beyond any level you could have imagined a few years ago. And be assured the blame is bi-partisan.

Rep. Judy Biggert, Full Body Scans Supporter, Also Invested in Them

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Sledge

A few months after investing additional money in an airport body scan manufacturer last year, Chicago-area Congresswoman Judy Biggert voted in favor of the allowing the TSA to use the devices.

Investigate the TSA, Not Tyner

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

The TSA is opening an investigation targeting John Tyner, the man who earned himself an aggressive "pat down" at the airport when he refused to go through the TSA's new AIT "porno scanners." This is a full-on outrage.