December 01, 2010

Slipperiest Slope Ever

I mean, that was fast: TSA sets up shop at Greyhound Station.

Good grief. The "homeland security" and counter-terrorism pretext is laughable. What they're really after is drugs, "excess cash," immigration violations, whatever they happen to find in your bag, etc.

"And for the folks who travel like this day in and day out, it's a comfort in troubled times," the TV announcer says. By "it" he means, apparently, the effective, incremental, de facto, swiftly accelerating bureaucratic repeal of the Fourth Amendment. My, how comforting.

ADDED: Here's the video:

Posted by Dr. Frank at December 1, 2010 05:43 PM | TrackBack


They've been doing this in Canada for a couple of years now, ever since a man's head was decapitated on a bus in Manitoba. Here they aren't really concerned with bombs though; but if you try bringing a saftey razor in your carry on, they will make you store it in the compartment under the bus.

Posted by: Sean at December 2, 2010 05:09 PM
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