Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is Homeland Security spending paying off?

A Decade After The Sept. 11 Attacks, Federal And State Governments Are Doling Out About $75 Billion A Year On Domestic Security. Whether The Spending Spree Has Been Worth It Is The Subject Of Increasing Debate. On the edge of … Continue reading

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Is Common Sense Coming to Airport Security?

Even the head of the Transportation Security Administration knows that the TSA’s approach to passenger screening is messed up. The one-size-fits-all mindset, the inexperienced guards, the pat-downs of children—it’s not a sustainable model, TSA chief John Pistole admits. So this … Continue reading

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TSA cannot guarantee accuracy of 900,000 airport security badges

More than 10 percent of the TSA’s identification badges have errors that could compromise airport security, a new audit has found. Omissions and inaccuracies ranging from birthdates and birthplaces to incorrect assessments of security threats abound in identification badges assigned … Continue reading

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