Securing our airplanes

Airmen, Soldiers team up to keep working dog in the fight

Americans are making it pretty clear that digital strip-searches and intimate groping as the first line of defense is simply going too far. We need to be more effective and less invasive. There are several possible alternatives. A recent report from the Pentagon showed that dogs are the BEST at detecting bombs. After spending $19…

Chaffetz: Stop the TSA porn

Chaffetz: Stop the TSA porn

Congressman Jason Chaffetz proves once again to be ahead of the curve. More than a year and a half ago, he introduced an amendment to a TSA authorization bill that would ban whole-body imaging machines as first-screening devices at airports. Calling the machines “TSA porn“, he said: “Nobody needs to see my wife and kids…

Don't touch my junk!

Don't touch my junk!

“Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin The current situation with the TSA is a perfect example of what happens when we trade liberty for supposed security. Toss in some bizarre notion of political correctness that prevents us from targeting suspicious passengers…