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 […]

Analyzing the defense of groping passengers

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rgvm-kMAUnM[/youtube] It is important to note that CNN did not have anyone to present a counterargument to the topic of groping small children. If CNN doesn’t bring in anyone from the other side to show people’s concerns about the FAA industry, how unbiased is this report? The anchor on the left also believes that it’s […]

The GOP, gutting America day by day

Every single day I read a new story about how the Republicans are gutting [pdf] one program or another and crushing rights for one group or another. Here’s just a small list that I’ve compiled. The GOP guts regulations requiring adequate rest for pilots because the bottom line is all that matters. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXLmmg2XEPQ&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] The GOP […]

Department of Education wants principals to censor student speech

Under the guise of defeating bullying, the US Department of Education has stated that it wants school principals to censor student speech, particularly in the cafeteria and at online sites, such as Facebook. School principals are being threatened by the DOE with lawsuits if they do not adhere to what special interest groups deem to […]

Sometimes it's not censorship

By now, we’ve all heard and/or read the horrifying story of what happened to Lara Logan. This morning, however, I stumbled across an article criticizing CBS News for sitting on the story for five days. “[60 Minutes] correspondent Lara Logan was repeatedly sexually assaulted by thugs yelling, ‘Jew! Jew!’ as she covered the chaotic fall […]

Washington plans to extend its CCTV network

The city of Washington, DC already monitors 4,500 CCTV twenty four hours a day from the DHS Joint All-Hazards Operation Center. It now wants to add thousands more in an attempt to blanket the city with cameras in every location possible. The feeds already include the District’s department of transportation and school system and will […]

Facebook's ever changing privacy policies

I’m not upset that I deleted my Facebook page. I never really got much out of it and I felt like I was constantly spending time on Facebook just fixing the privacy settings that were always changing. Now comes details that Facebook is planning on invading the privacy of its users further by making available […]

The Censorship of Mark Twain

It was recently announced that the United States would be releasing a new version of Huckleberry Finn that will omit the words nigger and injun. Naturally, this decision is controversial. When you start down the path of open and blatant censorship, the results are never good. It doesn’t matter what the intentions are. When a […]

Monitoring schoolchildren

Hundreds of schools have begun monitoring children in the past few year with the United Kingdom intent on stepping up the pace in the new year. Biometrics and CCTV are the most prevalent with many schools in Scotland planning on introducing or expanding schemes in the coming year. New figures reveal that ten primaries and […]