Tag: Bennie Thompson

TSA Finally Dumps Full-Body Airport Scanners

TSA Finally Dumps Full-Body Airport Scanners

The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) has officially closed the books on the controversial “naked-image” full-body scanners being used at security checkpoints at America’s airports. The TSA announcement comes after a Congressional mandate to make major changes to the devices and

Dem Congressman: I Make Sure Peter King 'Doesn't Single Out Muslims'

Congressman Bennie Thompson speaking at the 2012 Communications Workers of America Legislative-Political Conference in Washington D.C. claimed that the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, Peter King, actually wants to do wrong and it has been Thompson who has

Dem Congressman: Fox News 'Enemy,' GOP 'Terrible People'

Rep. Bennie Thompson used his appearance at the 2012 Communications Workers of America Legislative-Political Conference to show the sort of political rhetoric Democrats often accuse Republicans of, repeatedly calling their opponents “the enemy,” and urging the audience to flip on

Lawmakers Protest 'High Bar' Set for Pigford II Settlement Payments

From The Hill: Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are complaining that legislation funding a settlement for discrimination against black farmers sets too high a bar for claimants. The lawmakers argue language added by the Senate, which is meant