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TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

...energies on more serious safety threats, the agency said in a statement.The announcement, made by TSA Administrator John Pistole at an airline industry gathering in New York, drew an immediate outcry from unions representing flight attendants and...
For the TSA, all risks are created equal

John Pistole, the head of the Transportation Security Administration, recently told...reassure us the federal government can read the Fourth Amendment. Even John Pistole might see the benefits of that. Iain Murray is head of the Center for...
How to make air travel slower, less safe

...administration just decided the Transportation Security Administration will vote on unionizing next year. TSA Administrator John Pistole is widely expected to grant this union collective bargaining rights. This will not improve holiday travel. Unions...
Government to test risk-based airport screening

...These improvements will enable our officers to focus their efforts on higher risk areas," said TSA Administrator John Pistole. The concern with any of these expedited programs is that someone could pose as someone else, for instance by using...
X-rays and pat-downs are dangerous to passengers and democracy alike

...airline passengers. Faced with widespread outrage over what many see as civil liberty violations, TSA Administrator John Pistole refused to back down. While much of the public's outright outrage has abated, Pistole's position remains wrong...


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