Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Cafe Bans TSA Agents

[This is a popular story among bloggers which originates, I think, from Elliott's blog. Unlike rumors of businesses refusing to service uniformed military personnel, this report isn't generating patriotic outrage. On the contrary, most of the comments on the blogs I've looked at support the unnamed cafe owner and vilify the Transportation Security Administration. -- bc]

http://www.elliott.org/blog/why-does-everyone-hate-the-tsa-lets-count-the-reasons/

elliott.org [Blog by Christopher Elliott]

Business bans TSA agents - will more follow?

February 19, 2011

KC McLawson works for a cafe near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and since the body-scan and patdown controversy last November, her boss has taken extraordinary measures to ensure the TSA knows of his displeasure.

"We have posted signs on our doors basically saying that they aren't allowed to come into our business," she says. "We have the right to refuse service to anyone." [...]

http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/dailyweekly/2011/02/sea-tac_anti_tsa_cafe_story_so.php#
Seattle Weekly [WA]
23 February 2011
Sea-Tac "Anti-TSA Cafe" Story Sounds Like a Hoax
By Curtis Cartier