TSA has no problem telling people no.
After all, they have to in order to keep us safe, but they also have no problem putting your denied items on their Instagram so the entire world can see what you just tried to bring on an airplane. Some of these might be accidents or not knowing, but some of these items, you would think, people just need common sense...
I hate to fly. I've said it before and I'll say it again. The reasons that I hate it are 50% because I don't trust my life in the hands of technology that puts me thousands of feet in the air and the other 50% that I don't trust is other people. I was for the body scanners that the TSA was using to screen passengers. Now they're going to be removed.
If you're like me, you just read that headline and said, "Are you kidding me??" People really still try this?
It's true. According to WIVB-TV, a man from Pennsylvania tried to take a flight from Buffalo to Pensacola with a loaded .38-caliber pistol in his carry-on bag.
We haven’t heard anything from the TSA about how many actual terrorist plots it prevented in 2011. In fact, we have no real report on how much safer it was to fly around the country in 2011 because of the efforts of our favorite, invasive security agency. What we do have, though, is a list of the ridiculous things they have taken from Americans who dare to forget what they’ve been carrying in thei