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Nov 27, 15, 7:17 am
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Views: 3,759
Posted By saulblum

As is often the case, Bruce Schneier said it...

As is often the case, Bruce Schneier said it best, back in 2007.

https://www.schneier.com/essays/archives/2007/11/how_we_won_the_war_o.html
Nov 27, 15, 7:12 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,759
Posted By saulblum

Makes me want to get up and sing the national...

Makes me want to get up and sing the national anthem on my next flight.

♫ And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air ♫
Jul 10, 14, 10:04 am
Replies: 170
Views: 15,858
Posted By saulblum

Again, what about the numerous types of devices...

Again, what about the numerous types of devices out there that have no obvious "booted up" mode? External hard drives? Drives with card readers for storing photos and video? External battery packs?...
Jul 9, 14, 6:34 am
Replies: 170
Views: 15,858
Posted By saulblum

I wonder portable hard drives such as these...

I wonder portable hard drives such as these (http://gearpatrol.com/2013/03/14/die-hard-drives-5-best-rugged-drives/) will be cleared.
Jul 6, 14, 5:37 pm
Replies: 170
Views: 15,858
Posted By saulblum

If a dead iPad is discovered at a foreign...

If a dead iPad is discovered at a foreign checkpoint, will the bomb squad be brought it in and the checkpoint evacuated?

Or will it be tossed in the trash, like all those explosive water bottles?
Jul 6, 14, 5:35 pm
Replies: 170
Views: 15,858
Posted By saulblum

A series of coordinated suicide bombings at...

A series of coordinated suicide bombings at checkpoints at a few major airports nationwide would bring US aviation to its knees. And not one damn thing the TSA does would be able to stop such an...
Jul 6, 14, 5:29 pm
Replies: 170
Views: 15,858
Posted By saulblum

Until these cunning terrorists realize that they...

Until these cunning terrorists realize that they just have to ensure their devices that look like tablets or laptops have the capability to look like they're booting up.
Jun 3, 14, 4:54 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 10,336
Posted By saulblum

Is ice cream a liquid or gel? Heads up if...

Is ice cream a liquid or gel?

Heads up if you're boarding at Central. From my outbound train I saw the Transit Police and TSA thugs setting up their magic terrorist-detection table at the center...
Jun 2, 14, 7:45 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 10,336
Posted By saulblum

Thank you for illustrating my point so nicely....

Thank you for illustrating my point so nicely. NFL and MLB fans can choose to stay away from games if management is going to treat them as though they're dangerous felons entering a prison. And yet...
Jun 2, 14, 5:51 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 10,336
Posted By saulblum

Ahhhhh, so that explains the empty ballparks...

Ahhhhh, so that explains the empty ballparks nationwide as MLB, in bed with DHS, is rolling out metal detectors at all 30 stadiums. All those fans who have had enough of being treated as prisoners...
May 29, 14, 9:16 am
Replies: 41
Views: 10,336
Posted By saulblum

And don't forget North Station has an entrance a...

And don't forget North Station has an entrance a block away.

The way I look at it, if you're too lazy to seek out ways around warrantless searches by the thugs in blue, you deserve the...
Mar 5, 14, 10:30 am
Replies: 1,764
Views: 315,094
Posted By saulblum

Sarcasm doesn't transmit well online. Of...

Sarcasm doesn't transmit well online.

Of course there's no true security basis to the initial check either.
Mar 5, 14, 9:46 am
Replies: 1,764
Views: 315,094
Posted By saulblum

The same purpose it serves at the TDC podium.

The same purpose it serves at the TDC podium.
Jan 30, 14, 5:10 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 3,717
Posted By saulblum

I guess once you pay all that LEO overtime...

I guess once you pay all that LEO overtime there's no money left to make the trains, you know, actually run.
...
Jan 30, 14, 8:26 am
Replies: 27
Views: 3,717
Posted By saulblum

Super Bowl

https://twitter.com/TSAmedia_LisaF/status/428627772139786240/photo/1

Could a better backdrop have been chosen for this propaganda shot?

I'm guessing based on the degree of fitness of some of...
Jan 25, 14, 1:04 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
Posted By saulblum

So the goal of checkpoints is to stop passengers...

So the goal of checkpoints is to stop passengers who might, in a few years, be planning an attack?

I thought it was to keep weapons off planes, but what do I know?
Jan 25, 14, 8:51 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
Posted By saulblum

If your burglar alarm fails to catch any burglars...

If your burglar alarm fails to catch any burglars in the act, do you return it for a refund?

There's plenty to criticize about the TSA, but saying it's a failure because no terrorists have been...
Jan 25, 14, 7:06 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
Posted By saulblum

Of course we don't know how many weapons TSOs...

Of course we don't know how many weapons TSOs miss either.
Jan 24, 14, 4:33 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
Posted By saulblum

Good point, but no matter how you slice the data,...

Good point, but no matter how you slice the data, the screeners 30 years ago were clearly no worse at finding guns than today's gang.
Jan 24, 14, 3:49 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
Posted By saulblum

Yup! ;)

Yup! ;)
Oct 8, 13, 9:17 am
Replies: 112
Views: 9,243
Posted By saulblum

Nothing new, re: guns

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=57UzAAAAIBAJ&sjid=oTIHAAAAIBAJ&pg=4844,6538112

In 1985, screeners found nearly 1500 guns in the first half of the year.

That's nearly twice the rate of gun...
Sep 27, 13, 6:11 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,467
Posted By saulblum

Is there really anything more to say? (Just...

Is there really anything more to say?

(Just noticing the irony of his last name.)
Sep 11, 13, 2:01 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,128
Posted By saulblum

Really? Did you miss the State Police protection...

Really? Did you miss the State Police protection racket that forced at least one group to cancel its Hatch Shell event...
Aug 23, 13, 8:56 am
Replies: 69
Views: 10,212
Posted By saulblum

He lives in the city. JetBlue's headquarters is...

He lives in the city. JetBlue's headquarters is over in Queens.

At the very least he should take the airline to small claims court for recompense of the last-minute flight booking, after denying...
Aug 22, 13, 9:51 am
Replies: 268
Views: 24,190
Posted By saulblum

Indeed. Thanks.

Indeed. Thanks.
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