TSA's Instagram


The TSA's Instagram continues to be a real hoot. Below, see a grenade-shaped vape, comb daggers, and Batarangs!




"TSA's new Instagram shows all the dangerous items that presented no danger"

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  1. From the feed, it looks like they are also seizing dogs, flags, and people in uniform.

  2. that corkscrew looks flat out terrifying!

  3. So: Civil rights routinely violated, billions of dollars wasted, and authority flagrantly abused by napoleonic federal slackjaws...to protect us all from the scourge of novelty pocketknives.

    No terrorism. No devious bombs. Just an army full of Barney Fifes who actually crow and display how irrelevant and pointless they are.

  4. Woah. Looks like they busted Bruce Wayne. Good thing they didn't put 2 and 2 together.

    Fun story.

    The winter before 9/11 I flew to Toronto to play in and report on/photograph a paintball tournament. Going there wasn't a problem, but on my way back they wouldn't let me board the plane. Seems I had a cigar punch that LOOKED like a .44 magnum bullet and they wouldn't let me take it on board. I was like, "Look, it's a cigar punch. It's not a real bullet. I can't hurt anyone."

    "It looks like a firearm bullet, you can't take it on the plane." he said, in and Indian accent.

    "Can I take this?" I ask, holding up my folding pocket knife.

    "Yes, it is under 4". That is fine."

    "So you won't let me take this cigar punch, something I couldn't hurt anyone with - but the knife I could stab someone with is ok?", I inquired.

    "Yes.", he replied.

    Fuck me. I ended up getting a card board box, placing said punch in it, and check it in as luggage.

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