Skip to comments.TSA Investigation Finds 73 Workers on U.S.'s Terrorist Watchlist [06/10/15]
Posted on 11/19/2015 2:11:39 PM PST by ForYourChildren
A recent U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) report found that 73 aviation workers, employed by airlines and vendors, had alleged links to terrorism.
The report, published by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General on June 4, blamed bureaucratic mistakes. Though the TSA says it frequently cross-checks applications and employee lists with the DHS's "Consolidated Terrorist Watchlist," both are incomplete.
The TSA's employee lists, which consist of thousands of records, "contained potentially incomplete or inaccurate data, such as an initial for a first name and missing social security numbers," the report found. The DHS Consolidated Terrorist Watchlist was also incomplete because "[TSA] is not authorized to receive all terrorism-related categories under current interagency watchlisting policy."
It is unclear what, if anything, will happen as a result of this discovery. But last week, the top TSA official was reassigned after an internal investigation showed undercover agents were able to smuggle fake explosives and weapons through security checkpoints in 95 percent of trials at dozens of America's busiest airports.
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But for some reason, it seems relevant today.
Alright, now how about some corrective action?
SO...I guess they got raises...
Just makes me feel all warm, fuzzy and safe to read this.
I’m sure Homeland Security will do an equally outstanding job of vetting 100,000 Syrian refugees.
Are these the same people who will be vetting the Syrian terrorists?
Or is there a different incompetent Obama bureaucracy lined up for the job?
Nearly all of the wheel chair pushers at Logan Airport ,in Boston ,are Muslim women. Not saying they’re terrorists but why?
Does the incompetence of the gubermint know any limits.
Obama Unionized Terrorists ?
For anyone interested, here is the actual report.
“TSA Can Improve Aviation Worker Vetting”
OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL
Department of Homeland Security
but they can vet those refugees.. lol
They have more than that at just one airport.
“It is unclear what, if anything, will happen as a result of this discovery.”
Well, they’ll be a lot of... *Crickets Chirping*
@#%$%^&*! Our Government has ONE JOB. To protect and defend We The People from ENEMIES Foreign and Domestic.
FAIL. FAIL. FAIL.
For a Hollywood take on bad vetting, I like the beginning of Scarface.
"Hey, Tony, this looks like a gang tattoo."
"I'm a political refugee."
The TSA bag check screening dude here in Cleveland sure looked muslim with his scraggly looking beard. Lovely....
The Feds started this TSA over a decade ago. Obama has sure shepherded its success.
The words of Sheriff Bufford T Justice in Smokey and the Bandit escape me but it was something about someone who couldn’t close an umbrella.
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