The Truth Beneath the Downing of Flight MH 17

            The one year anniversary of the downing of MH17 arrived today, July 17th, accompanied by reinforcing social media “evidence” that Putin did it. Make no mistake about it, irrefutable evidence culled from Twitter texts about Putin’s culpability has as much credibility as Tweets about the drug use, paranoia, and anorexia of movie star Brittany Murphy who […]

New list of words used online that will make you a target for DHS

After a hearing in the House of Representatives, the Department of Homeland Security was forced to release their list of hundreds of words that will trigger analysts to monitor behavior online. Naturally, the list contains words such as Al Qaeda, terrorism, and bomb, but there are some rather odd, yet interesting words as well. For […]

Why the TSA won’t improve its image anytime soon

The DHS, TSA, and CBP want to improve its tarnished image. After the criticism that has befallen the TSA since last fall when they mass-introduced full body scanners, it’s no surprise that they are now universally hated. The problem, however, is that the TSA can never improve their image as long as they continue to […]

REAL-ID is in big trouble

Americans hate it. The states hate it. Everyone has been balking at the implementation of REAL-ID, the government’s program to create a defacto national ID card masquerading as a new kind of driver’s license. States have been fighting against it since the very beginning. Now, it seems that REAL-ID just might be at death’s door […]