Al-Qaeda’s terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, sought to secure the free world into giving up its freedom. The terrorists largely failed; the free world is resilient, after all. But here we are, more than 20 years later, and the Transportation Security Administration not only still exists but is still enacting its “security theater,” needlessly […]
Here are three economic principles you’ll see between security and takeoff.
If we want the market order to survive, we will have to continue to treat it both in theory and practice as a realm of moral and virtuous behavior.
The start of summer means that many of us are planning far-flung summer vacations. But the excitement of such vacations is always just a little dulled by the insanely long lines at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Stories of three-hour wait times and hundreds of missed flights because of slow security lines have become unfortunately […]
Editor’s note: This blog post by Gary Leff was originally posted at the travel blog View From the Wing. The TSA has failed to meaningfully detect dangerous items going through the checkpoint for years. Their 95 percent failure rate is hardly new, ten years ago it was a 91% failure rate. That’s unacceptable. We don’t need […]
Sunday is Loyalty Day, which celebrates loyalty, responsibility…and subservience to the country. That’s right—Loyalty Day is a day set aside as a time for the “reaffirmation of loyalty to America.” A little creepy, right? Many Americans are rightly proud of their country and loyal to it—up to a point. Loyalty Day gives us the opportunity […]