The TSA has been under a lot of heat recently as travelers have told story after story of abuse — and there really is no other word to describe a system that leaves a cancer survivor weeping and soaked in his own urine — at the hands of those who work for us. TSA Administrator [...]

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Jimmie on November 15th, 2010

tIf you have not been keeping up with the quickly-growing scandal over the Transportation Security Agency’s new security measures, you’ve missed quite a lot in the last week. Let me give you a quick summary. The TSA rolled out some shiny new machines that can scan through your clothes and give agents a good look [...]

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Whether we like it or not, there’s still a war on. Authorities say a Virginia man took surveillance footage of three Metro stations in Arlington and passed the images to federal investigators posing as al Qaeda operatives as part of a sting operation to designed to disrupt attacks authorities say the man was planning. Farooque [...]

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Jimmie on October 14th, 2010

We should probably take this threat seriously. WASHINGTON - The terror group tied to the Ft. Hood killings and the Christmas Day undies airbomber urge wannabe American jihadis to open fire on crowded restaurants in the nation’s capital to massacre U.S. government workers. The advice appears in “Inspire,” the latest issue of a slick propaganda [...]

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Jimmie on September 23rd, 2010

The Congressional Republicans have released their gameplan for 2011 and beyond in a document called the “Pledge to America”. It’s 21 pages of solidly written and occasionally  inspirational calls to remember the Constitution and the principles on which the nation was founded as well as a bushel basket full of promises they say they’ll keep [...]

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Jimmie on May 26th, 2010

I wonder if anyone at the New York Times considered how many Americans this story is likely to kill before they released it? WASHINGTON — The top American commander in the Middle East has ordered a broad expansion of clandestine military activity in an effort to disrupt militant groups or counter threats in Iran, Saudi [...]

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I have to think that some minor flunky in the Obama Administration tasked with making sure Eric Holder didn’t get loose in front of television cameras will be sitting in the unemployment line on Monday. That poor unfortunate’s goose was cooked when Holder sat down in front of a House committee and tried to answer [...]

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The President has done it again. He’s managed to throw two conflicting messages at me in such a way that the rational part of my brain can’t do much more than bat them around like a kitten with a ball of catnip-scented yarn before giving up with an exasperated sigh. Here’s the deal. According to [...]

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