Tag: transportation security administration

I Pocket Knife: A Tale of Petty Tyranny and the TSA »

By the time you read this, I’m probably little more than a glob of metal, like so many millions of my brothers and sisters. And I did nothing wrong. For a while, I blamed my owner—didn’t he know that the TSA wouldn’t let him take me on an airplane? But, of course he did....
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Rand Paul to TSA Head: “I Feel Less Safe” »

John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), thinks flying is a privilege, and therefore, apparently, those of us “privileged” to be doing it ought to be subjected to whatever humiliations his agents can dish out. Sen. Rand Paul, during his questioning of Pistole in Senate hearings this week, quoted the Supreme Court’s...
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TSA Thugs »

I am frequently stopped on the street and asked for directions. In my volunteer stints I quickly establish an easy rapport with the diverse people with whom I come in contact. I get warm returning smiles in shops and restaurants. In short: most people apparently view me as non-threatening. It has thus been surprising...
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