‘Science’ and America’s Police State

So, you’re sick and tired of being hassled by Transportation “Security” Administration (TSA) thugs, who fondle your “junk” and force 95-year-old grandmothers to take off their adult diapers? Well, that’s tough – because it’s about to get worse. Since 2006, the TSA has been developing a $1 billion program called “Screening Passengers by Observation Techniques” … Continue reading “‘Science’ and America’s Police State”

Government Sexual Molestation in Airports Is ‘Over the Top’

After the initial hysterical security response to the 9/11 attacks – inane measures included posting 19-year-old National Guardsmen with automatic weapons at crowded airports and the temporary discontinuation of electronic tickets – lasting security augmentation entailed hardening of aircraft cockpit doors and beefing up passenger screening in airports. The latter has continued after each subsequent … Continue reading “Government Sexual Molestation in Airports Is ‘Over the Top’”

Privacy Groups Challenge US Airport Body Scanners

More than 30 privacy and civil liberties organizations have filed a formal petition with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), urging the federal agency to shut down the use of ‘full body scanners’ (FBS) at the nation’s airports. At a press conference, Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), one of the … Continue reading “Privacy Groups Challenge US Airport Body Scanners”