Post 9-11 – World of Fear – Living on Edge!
A little rag tag group of not more than nineteen airplane hijackers, directed by one evil mastermind from a remote cave in north eastern Afghanistan, terrorized America on September 11, 2001 and literally sent shock waves through the world community that reverberated all the way from New York to Bombay and back! These shock waves set off a scare that hijacked the whole world, and has | Read More »
Ask the cupcake lady- an interview with Janet Napolitano
In honor of holiday travels, I am presenting to you the inaugural edition of “Ask the Cupcake Lady,” the only travel advice column featuring Dept. of Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano. It is also the only column that will allow you to pass through airport security with a 3.5 oz container of liquid, so stop using it to line your bird cages. Our first question comes | Read More »
TSA Says “Security is Not Optional” . . . But Apparently the Constitution Is
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man’s rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims. -Ayn Rand When President Obama said he wanted a civilian security force as well funded and supplied as our military, what was he talking about? It seems he was thinking about Big Sis and her department. With the TSA, | Read More »
The Genital Grope: President Obama’s Policy Subjugates the Americans People
John_Wild_1.jpg 399 × 299 – This image of an adult man was taken using a Rapiscan Secure 1000 backscatter X-ray scanner (Credit: John Wild (johnwild.info)) The Genital Grope: President Obama’s Policy Subjugates Americans We Americans have always prided ourselves on our rugged individualism and our freedoms; with our Bill of Rights restricting what our Government can do to us. But that was then. Our present ruler, President Obama, believes | Read More »
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Government of Sinecures, Culture of Indifference
Sinecure: An office which requires or involves little or no responsibility, where recipients are able to store up titles and easy salaries. A Figurehead requires active participation, but nor real power. Your choice, one or the other, but “sinecurism” is a major cause of bureaucratic indifference in that it is quickly telegraphed to the staff that their department, division, etc have no real purpose other | Read More »
Privacy, Security, and The need to say “No!”
After 9/11 I heard so many people cry out for the government to provide more security. There was an obvious sense of worry and even in many cases, outright panic – and for good reason. 9/11 killed thousands of innocent Americans going about their daily lives. It would change America forever. I just hoped it wouldn’t change the essence of who we were. Unfortunately, it | Read More »
TSA memo right after 9/11, doesn’t this make you feel all safe inside?
I remember coming across this TSA memo to all airport security people a few years ago and looked around for it. Remember, I believe this memo was put out in Nov just after 9/11. Read it and tell me what you think the takeaway was from your average TSA security screener? Memo Carrying Out Transportation Inspection and Safety Responsibilities In A Nondiscriminatory Manner This | Read More »
Sen. Chris Dodd (D): airport screenings for explosives doubleplusungood.
In fairness, that money was just sitting there, all fat, dumb and happy, and practically begging to be misappropriated to some domestic pork program. Besides, how was Dodd supposed to know that international terrorists would come up with the novel idea of using explosives to try to blow up airplanes? Now that our attention is focused on airline security measures thanks to the failed airline | Read More »
In the U.K. Sun today was a story about 25 British born Muslims who have been in jihad training camps in Yemen. Apparently they were radicalized in mosques in Britain. Then they went for terrorist training in Yemen and are due to return to Britain in 2010. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article2785733.ece Apparently the authorities are completely aware what these guys are up to. Is sedition not a crime in Britain? | Read More »