Airport security fees should go toward airport security, not general fund

The House-Senate budget negotiating panel is wheeling and dealing to try to come up with a minimalist solution to sequestration cuts. It seems that since taxes, on the Republican side, is a four-letter word, and Democrats are dreaming of more revenues to fund an ever-increasing government, reaching agreement will not be easy. Continue reading “Airport security fees should go toward airport security, not general fund”

Blow up an airplane with Axe body spray

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Fifteen months ago I wrote that what airport security needs is a visit from TV’s “Mythbusters.” I argued that the Hollywood duo, who build all manner of contraptions out of duct tape and pocket lint, could quickly demonstrate how pointless it is to confiscate souvenir snow globes while the airport is full of far more dangerous stuff that can be weaponized.

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