Author Archives: Rick Mc

About Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

why the terrorists have already won

Here’s the cover of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula english language magazine. It brags that the scheme cost them only $4200 and: … the work of “less than six brothers” over three months. “This supposedly ‘foiled plot,’ ” the … Continue reading

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airport security theatre – the movie

Coming soon. Please Remove Your Shoes is a revealing documentary about broken airport security and the TSA. Please Remove Your Shoes examines the period before 911 and the current situation nine years later and asks the questions that make Washington … Continue reading

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airports – Waste of Money and Time

A short history of airport security: We screen for guns and bombs, so the terrorists use box cutters. We confiscate box cutters and corkscrews, so they put explosives in their sneakers. We screen footwear, so they try to use liquids. … Continue reading

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no touching junk in Canada

Airport theatre in Canada is currently far less intrusive than in the States. And it’s going to stay that way. That’s one reason to fly via a Canadian airport, rather than an American, if you can. Transport Minister Chuck Strahl … Continue reading

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TSA strip searching a young boy

Clearly he was a terrorist risk. A cell phone video taken Friday at a Salt Lake City International Airport security checkpoint is fanning controversy over Transportation Security Administration search methods. The video, posted on YouTube by Utah Valley University student … Continue reading

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what happens if you refused to be groped?

November 13th in Terminal 2 of the San Diego International Airport. This is the guy, John Tyner. His blog. His personal account of what happened. … began to explain that he was going to do a “standard” pat down. (I … Continue reading

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“American Traveler Dignity Act”

I was wondering what politician would go on attack against the widely criticized new airport security requirements in the US of A. Click PLAY or watch Ron Paul talk some sense. Texas Representative Ron Paul introduced H.R. 6416, the American … Continue reading

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