This chart nicely illustrates some of the costs of the TSA. I suppose a chart that showed TSA’s full costs would be fairly obscene. But if you have seen such a chart – shoot me a line or post a comment here. This chart was posted at http://www.onlinecriminaljusticedegree.com/tsa-waste/. I assume they produced the chart – […]
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Scott Horton of Antiwar.com Radio and I had fun earlier this week paying respects to Transportation Security Administration. You can download or listen to the 18-minute interview by clicking on the following – 12_05_14_bovard
From the February issue of Freedom Daily, posted online today by the Future of Freedom Foundation – TSA — Tenth Anniversary of a National Nightmare by James Bovard Less than a month after the 9/11 attacks, George W. Bush promised Americans, “We will not surrender our freedom to travel.” In hindsight, he may have been […]
Anti-TSA activist Ken Krawchuk caught me on film at last year’s Maryland Libertarian Party convention responding to his question about the great TSA boycott that he, Jim Babb, and others organized in late 2010. They did a superb job – that was probably the worst PR drubbing the TSA has yet received. Here’s the video:
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 […]
Jacob Hornberger, Sheldon Richman, and I had fun flogging the war on terror during a Freedom Fest panel earlier this month. Since I was the token moderate on the panel, I went third. I started out my riff (@ 20 minutes into the tape) talking about how a TSA agent at Baltimore went berserk over […]
“Egyptians decry ‘virginity tests’ on detained protesters, urge military rulers to investigate” Associated Press, Published: May 30 CAIRO — Activists and bloggers are pressing Egypt’s military rulers to investigate accusations of serious abuses against protesters, including claims that soldiers subjected female detainees to so-called “virginity tests.” *** But one general used a news conference to […]