Libertarian Institute, December 11, 2022 Will TSA Steal Your Face? by James Bovard The Transportation Security Administration is running a pilot program in which travelers stand in photo kiosks that compare their face with a federal database of photos from passport applications, drivers’ licenses and other sources. TSA promises that its new airport regime, which […]
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New York Post: Smile for TSA’s Latest Boondoggle
New York Post, December 8, 2022 Smile! TSA has yet another boondoggle to make traveling more painful By James Bovard Why would any law-abiding American balk at permitting the feds to vacuum up his biometric data at the airport? The Transportation Security Administration is running a pilot program in which travelers stand in photo kiosks […]
The DC Sniper Rampage: The Biggest Police Debacle of the Century?
Mises Institute, December 3, 2021 The DC Sniper Rampage: The Biggest Police Debacle of the Century? by James Bovard Those who forget police debacles could be the victims of the next law enforcement fiasco. Former Montgomery County, Maryland, police chief Charles Moose passed away on Thanksgiving Day. He became famous as the most prominent law […]
My USA Today Op-Ed on Obama’s Racial Profiling in the Classroom
USA TODAY, May 9, 2014 Education goals are getting resegregated by James Bovard States set lower standards for blacks. Only 7% of black high school seniors are proficient in math, compared with 33% of white students, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress scores released Wednesday. The reading gap is larger. The math achievement […]