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The security theater once exclusive to America's airports is now playing at a local Metro station. Washington's Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) on Thursday announced new search policies developed in conjunction with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). "It is important to know that implementation of random bag inspection is not a reaction to any specific threats toward the Metro system," MTPD Chief Michael A. Taborn said in his announcement.
First the government said underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was not a terrorist. Now bureaucrats say he is. Abdulmutallab's shifting status says a lot about the politics of terrorism in the Obama administration.
Physicists who led the development of today's most sophisticated medical imaging technology believe the federal government's X-rated airport x-ray scanners are useless. Leon Kaufman and Joseph W. Carlson, both former professors of physics at the University of California-San Francisco have been described as the "scientific genius" behind the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines used in hospitals. The pair turned their considerable experience to investigate what the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is using to virtually undress millions of American travelers.
Security checks at American airports have become America's most controversial topic. Most people assume the current system is doing a good job fighting terrorism but is merely too intrusive.
A coach-class rebellion against the Transportation Security Administration is brewing as state and local lawmakers challenge the agency's right to implement its invasive airport-safety protocols.
In these weeks leading up to the busy holiday flying season, there is rising popular outrage over the new body-scanning technology that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is installing at an increasing number of airports across the country. Aside from the clear invasion of privacy created by scanners that see through clothing and produce images of the flier's body in all of its anatomical detail, fliers are even more upset by the alternative if they exercise their right to opt out of the scan: the "enhanced" pat-down that includes contact with breasts and genitalia.
The New York Times continues to showcase WikiLeaks on its front page, and will continue for the next six days
It is becoming increasingly clear and true that when it comes to the Bill of Rights, many journalists have no love or respect for the document. The only time they will defend civil liberties is when doing so agrees with them politically or philosophically.
My family and I will not be flying or traveling anytime soon in protest of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) disgusting usage of body X-ray scanners and pat-down groping gauntlets.