TSA mission creep


As we wrote in August
, TSA whistleblowers have come clean about the fact that they’re racially profiling passengers. Not because it has anything to do with security, but because they can. They’re especially targeting blacks and Hispanics for harassment. Continue reading TSA mission creep

You’re in Good Hands with Happy Hands Homeland Security


Political movements never succeed by one method or strategy alone. It takes many tactics, many plans, many approaches, many disparate–even at times conflicting–actions to get things done. And artists are always an important part of the effort. Continue reading You’re in Good Hands with Happy Hands Homeland Security

TSA propaganda: sex, lies, and video clips


Despite overwhelming Congressional and public criticism of its personnel and policies, the TSA continues undaunted in its public relations program, which many have deemed a propaganda campaign. Instead of addressing the documented shortcomings within the agency, the TSA opts instead to waste effort planting spurious press releases and making false claims. Continue reading TSA propaganda: sex, lies, and video clips

Report on the TSA Aviation Security Advisory Committee


The Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) held its second public meeting September 18, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. I attended the meeting, as I also did in May. The meeting was composed of subcommittee reports, with highlights being: Continue reading Report on the TSA Aviation Security Advisory Committee