TSA – Too much power, too little accountability

This article from “Ask the Pilot” by Patrick Smith is well worth reading. It recounts a story that a pilot had with the TSA people. Let me give you just one little snippet: “Ma’am, that’s an airline knife. It’s the knife they give you on the plane.” You can probably imagine where this is headed.…… Continue reading TSA – Too much power, too little accountability

Effects of REAL ID

C|NET News has a great writeup on what the effects of REAL ID are going to be to people in different states – depending on whether your state has complied or not. There are some SERIOUS problems here of course – for example, you may not be able to go visit your representative in Washington…… Continue reading Effects of REAL ID