I don’t care whether the things are made in Malaysia or Minnesota. It’s irrelevant. Continue reading “OSI loses TSA contract”
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”
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.
A few weeks ago I caught wind of another nifty whiz-bang airport innovation guaranteed to make your journey even more onerous than it already is. And of course, it’s brought to you by our trusty friends at the TSA. Continue reading “TSA exit portals or detention pods? You decide”