A very TSA Christmas

Grandma Got Indefinitely Detained.  

Beware of 95 yo terrorists!

If you had any question about TSA being completely out-of-control, last week’s event in Florida should be the last time you ever question that. It’s bad enough that babies’ diapers are searched, that kids are patted down but this – this is unconscionable. A 95-year old woman, dying of leukemia and headed to be with…

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…