Tag Archives: Homeland Insecurity

TSA to Investigate Heroic Body Scan Resister

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 In post-9/11 America, if you plan to fly, you’re faced with two unsavory choices: 1. submit to a high-radiation, full body scan that displays your genitals to an unseen, unnamed TSA agent or, 2. agree to … Continue reading

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TSA Forces Disabled 4 Year Old to Remove Leg Braces

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 This is one of those stories that makes my blood boil. The TSA (Transportation Security Administration) forced a disabled, 4-year old boy to remove his leg braces before allowing him to clear security at the Orlando … Continue reading

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Obama Continues to Defend Bush’s Terror Policies

Saturday, January 23, 2010 From McClatchy: Although the FBI has acknowledged it improperly obtained thousands of Americans’ phone records for years, the Obama administration continues to assert that the bureau can obtain them without any formal legal process or court … Continue reading

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What Good is a Terrorist Watch List if it Isn’t Enforced?

Saturday, December 26, 2009 In what was described as an act of terrorism, a Nigerian passenger identified as Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab, 23, attempted to ignite an incendiary device onboard Northwest Airlines flight 253 from Amsterdam to Detroit on Friday … Continue reading

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Tom Ridge Contradicts Himself, So Will His Publisher Sue Him?

Monday, August 31, 2009 Former Homeland Security director Tom Ridge recently caused a kerfuffle with the news of his upcoming autobiography, The Test of Our Times, which claims in 2004, the Bush administration pressured him to raise the color-coded threat … Continue reading

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Tom Ridge: Pressured to Up Security Alert on Eve of President Bush’s Re-election

Thursday, August 20, 2009 Tom Ridge, the first Director of the 9/11-inspired Department of Homeland Security, has written a stunning tell-all autobiography titled, The Test of Our Times: America Under Siege…and How We Can Be Safe Again, available September 1st. … Continue reading

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Illegal Workers Employed in Michael Chertoff’s Home

Thursday, December 11, 2008 Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff used a house cleaning service who employed illegal immigrants. The irony is rich. Every few weeks for nearly four years, the Secret Service allegedly screened the IDs of employees of Maryland-based … Continue reading

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