Government to serve self at our expense ... Wired / Dangerroom: U.S. Spies Probably Won’t Blow Up Our Airplanes, TSA Concludes (July 27 2012) For years, America’s spies had to take off their shoes before they got on planes, just like the rest of us. No more. The Transportation Security Administration has quietly enrolled government employees at three of the nation’s intelligence agencies in a program that allows them to pass through airport security with less hassle.