<a href="http://beyondbridges.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/TSA.png"><img class="alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-3776" src="http://beyondbridges.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/TSA-150x150.png" alt="TSA" width="150" height="150" /></a>Couldn't help but notice - and certainly cannot resist the comment.. Going through the process for a recent flight - message courtesy of that fine institution <a href="http://www.tsa.gov" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">The TSA</a>.

At the security check …. “Please carry your boarding pass with you” … and … “Please check your phone through the scanner”.

My boarding pass was on my phone.

Said it before – saying it again – this agency is not ready for prime time

Update – June 2nd

Melvin Carraway has been replaced at the TSA – I only wish it was because of this post 🙂

Mr John Gruber has exactly the same feeling

It gets worse :

The acting head of the TSA has been reassigned following a report that “federal undercover investigators were able to penetrate security checkpoints at U.S. airports carrying illegal weapons or simulated bombs 95 percent of the time.”

A computer glitch grounded every United flight this morning. The glitch added to a chaotic morning for airlines as bomb threats were made against at least five airliners.

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