A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from December 13, 2015
Too Stupid for Arby’s (Transportation Security Administration or TSA nickname)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began in 2001 under the U.S. Department of Transportation; in 2003, TSA was moved to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “Too Stupid for Arby’s” (Arby’s is a fast food restaurant that employees many low-skilled workers) is a TSA nickname that has been cited in print since at least April 20, 2005.

Other TSA nicknames include “Thousands Standing Around” (since at least November 15, 2002), “Totally Stupid Agency/Assholes” (since at least February 3, 2006), “Tough Shit, America” (since at least March 20, 2006), “Tray Stackers Association” (since at least April 4, 2006), “Total Sexual Assault” (since at least November 14, 2010) and “Thugs and Sexual Assailants” (since at least November 23, 2010).


Wikipedia: Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that has authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States.

The TSA was created as part of the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, sponsored by Don Young in the United States House of Representatives and Ernest Hollings in the Senate, passed by the 107th U.S. Congress, and signed into law by President George W. Bush on November 19, 2001. Originally part of the United States Department of Transportation, the TSA was moved to the Department of Homeland Security on March 9, 2003.

Wikipedia: Arby’s
Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (/ˈɔrbiz/) is the second largest quick-service sandwich chain in the U.S. with more than 3,400 restaurants system wide.

The Pipe (Expressjet Forums)
Thread: TSA in the IAH Crew Room
RDG
04-20-2005 10:20 AM
Too Stupid for Arby’s.

xenForo
Just heard on Neal Boortz...
Discussion in ‘The Dungeon’ started by RoadRacerX, Nov 4, 2005.
An airline pilot called Neal’s show and explained that the acronym, “TSA” stands for TOO STUPID for ARBY’S.

Does anyone besides me think that is awesome???

Google Groups: rec.aviation.piloting
CFI annual TSA renewal
Jim Macklin
2/13/06
TSA or Too Stupid for Arby’s

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ktegels
‏@ktegels
TSA == Too Stupid for Arbys!
8:45 PM - 11 Sep 2008

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Craig Good
‏@clgood
@joshanon TSA = Too Stupid for Arby’s.
7:17 PM - 27 Dec 2009

djibnet
T.S.A MORON SQUAD HAS AIRLINE PILOTS SEARCHED
REALLY????? REALLY???-----------DID YOU THINK ALL OF THIS WAS FOR SECURITY ---------KEEP READING
Do you ever wonder if it’s dawned on any of these morons in charge to the T.S.A. (Too stupid for arbys)
Photo taken on 16 November 2010

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Lolotehe
‏@lolotehe Lolotehe Retweeted The Hill
Also: Homeland Security more about theater than security. TSA still sands for “Too Stupid for Arby’s”.  Lolotehe added,
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The Hill @thehill
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Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Sunday, December 13, 2015 • Permalink