No Pay: TSA Agents Fight Back at JFK Airport By Blasting Kanye and Travis Scott

Predeparture and arrival music is usually prescribed by the airline but 7 years ago I was on an American Airlines flight where a flight attended connected their iPod and blasted Brick House by the Commodores when we touched down.

Now TSA agents are expressing themselves at New York JFK during the government shutdown, while they’re expecting not to be paid until the shutdown ends — though they’re getting some pay anyway, in hopes they’ll show up to work.

Their choice of music is everything.

According to the Port Authority of New York New Jersey TSA and airlines have control over the loudspeakers.

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  1. @JJJ +1. In fact maybe an unending trilogy of “American Idiot”, “Hail to the Chief” and the theme song from “The Americans”.

  2. @PostNoBills – LOL. “…the theme song from The Americans” – this has to be the Post of the Day! Brilliant!!!

  3. Interesting. If I remember american idiot was about a president who was far better than the actual one?

  4. Actually American idiotS is more appropriate to include all the Democrats in the house who are holding the workers hostage by not passing a paltry 5 billion when they approved 26 billion for it years ago

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