Monday, December 27, 2010

Woman denied visit to see family for holidays

If this doesn't convince you that this is about theater and power, not security, you have had too much Kool-Aid:

To the various passengers at the end who say that this is needed for safety, I pose this question: How does denying air travel to a middle-aged rape victim with a pacemaker make you safer? Although I deny the validity of the TSA, metal detectors, and x-ray scans of baggage, it is telling that TSA refuses to use hand-held wands anymore (please see Toni Litsinger's letter on this site confirming this policy).