Archive | November 18, 2011

Zdenka Bartz, R.I.P.

I got a phone call from my old friend John Bartz a few days ago informing me of the sad news that his wife Zdenka had passed away. Zdenka was visiting western Europe at the time the Soviet military crushed the “Prague Spring” in 1968. Rather than return behind the Iron Curtain, she came to […]

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TSA: Tenth Anniversary of a National Nuisance

The Transportation Security Administration is celebrating its tenth anniversary this week. Perhaps they can uncork an extra bottle of champagne to toast the hundreds of thousands of jobs they destroyed by making travel far more onerous for Americans. I have been flogging this agency since 2003. Here is a link to my blog entries on […]

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