I Want to Thank the TSA for Keeping John Tyner off the Airplane

The big news is that a John Tyner who goes by the blog name of “Johnny Edge” was ejected from a San Diego area airport for refusing a pat down by TSA Agents. Good. In the first of three videos (there’s no real image, you just want them for the sound) Johnny goes through the security line and starts asking if he still has to take his shoes off. Uh, yeah Johnny, there are probably signs everywhere saying you have to remove your shoes, there’s probably someone in front of …

An Open Letter To The TSA

Dear Blogger Bob, I see that y’all are very adept at Social Media. Clearly you are listeners, and so long as I have your ear I’d like to talk to you. Flying is disgusting and you are making it worse. That I have to begin each and every trip with sliding my bare feet on your stinky dirty floors is unconscionable. Blogger Bob, I don’t even get pedicures because other people’s flaky, scaly, warty, fungus crusted feet disgust me so. Swine flu delighted me, and with the first outbreak I …

Social Media Takes a Spin: Who Knew The TSA Was Cutting Edge?

Apparently the TSA isn’t an old plodding arm of the government in every way. A few days ago My Bottle’s Up posted about TSA agents taking her child away and [hinted at] incarcerating her. An except is: The male TSA agent repeated, “I’m going to have to pick him up to inspect him.” I handed him my son. I handed him my son and he walked away with my child. My eyes welled up with tears, I stood up from my chair and I asked the female TSA agent, “Where …