Posts Tagged ‘Transportation Security Administration’


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Is Donald Trump the New Swamp Fox?


Tuesday April 18th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:24am PDT   •   1 Comment

As a candidate, Donald Trump contended, “there’s tremendous waste, fraud and abuse” in the federal government, an easily verified reality. As we noted, a recent internal study exposed $125 billion in administrative waste in Pentagon business operations, where the purchasing bureaucracy alone counted 207,000 full-time workers. The Environmental Protection Agency allowed “policy advisor” John…
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TSA Endures Despite Failure


Monday April 25th, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:56am PDT   •   2 Comments

On a recent trip, this writer found that employees of the federal Transportation Security Administration were courteous and professional, but that is not always the case. As we noted, the TSA sometimes forces passengers through the screening process twice on the same trip, before a connecting flight, with no warning and no explanation. So…
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Failed TSA Confirms No Bureaucracy Left Behind


Monday June 29th, 2015   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 11:07am PDT   •   0 Comments

Summer travelers know that the Transportation Security Administrative troops, drill sergeants decked out in Jiffy Lube blue shirts, do a bang-up job of making air travel more miserable than it should be. As they take off their shoes and belts, travelers may also know that the TSA is a miserable failure at its appointed…
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Poll Aside, TSA is Not OK


Tuesday August 28th, 2012   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 12:28pm PDT   •   10 Comments

A majority of Americans approves of the Transportation Safety Authority, according to a recent Gallup poll. A full 54 percent of Americans say the TSA is doing an excellent or good job and 30 percent rating the TSA as only “fair.” Only 12 percent of Americans, according to the poll, said the TSA was…
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