Tag Archives: Enhanced Pat-Downs

~ While Clutching Our Government Issued Security Blankets

“Keep us safe”  was the cry. “What ever it takes” was the demand. And we all stood in line, passive and trusting, without our shoes, as we followed the 3-1-1 rule with our liquids, had our sharp objects confiscated, while filling grey bins with our precious possessions. It didn’t matter that our forefathers braved a […]

~ Mr. President, Who Is Terrorizing Whom?

With all due respect Mr. President, your recent remarks in Lisbon seem woefully inadequate at defining the problems or expressing the emotions of the American traveling public regarding the TSA’s Enhanced Pat-Down (EPD) and Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT)  procedures. “One of the most frustrating aspects of this fight against terrorism is that it has created […]