Officer Down: the TSA’s Carnival of Aspirational Self-Pity

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Thousands Standing Around isn’t a law enforcement agency, and its toddler-molesting “officers” aren’t police. They can’t arrest you, have no authority to investigate crime or detain criminals, and aren’t permitted to use force to do their GED-optional “security” work. But the dismal band of wannabes who paw your underwear at the airport want — desperately! — to perceive themselves as a battle-hardened corps of cops and soldiers, standing on the front lines in the war against terrorContinue reading “Officer Down: the TSA’s Carnival of Aspirational Self-Pity”

Dear TSA and the flying public: Racial profiling is logically pointless, statistically groundless, and morally wrong

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Journalist Max Fisher has a great post up at Vox that focuses on an eyeroll-inducing anti-Muslim tweet followed by a sharp, statistically on-point rejoinder. The TSA would do well to read Fisher’s post. As readers will remember, we’ve written about the TSA’s nasty little racial profiling problems before:  Continue reading “Dear TSA and the flying public: Racial profiling is logically pointless, statistically groundless, and morally wrong”