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 group wrote, “will without a doubt cost America and other Western countries billions of dollars …

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 squirm: Are we really any better for all our money spent? Or is it safe …

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. We confiscate liquids, so they put PETN bombs in their underwear. We roll out full-body …

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 announced …. … the government will not institute aggressive U.S.-style pat-downs. He also said the …

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 Luke Tait, shows a young boy being patted down while he is wearing no shirt. …

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 thought to myself, “great, not one of those gropings like I’ve been reading about”.) After …

“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 Traveler Dignity Act. Said Paul in a speech on the floor of the House of …

when Meg opted out of the porno-scanner

The TSA chose Meg McLain for special screening. They wanted her to go through the new porno-scanners. When she opted out, TSA agents raised an enormous ruckus. When she asked some question about what they planned to do to her, they flipped out. TSA agents yelled at her, handcuffed her to a chair, ripped up …