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What Are My Rights At The TSA Checkpoint?

Going through airport security manned by the TSA is an unpleasant at best, panic-inducing at worst experience, and it definitely helps to know what to expect and what you can do to ensure that you are harassed as little as possible.   1,158 more words


Mindful Quote of the Day # 34-January 13,2017

Mindful Quote of the Day # 34-January 13,2017

“Learn to say no to demands, requests, invitations, and activities that leave you with no time for yourself. 55 more words



As all of you should know, California is in a drought, and has been lacking in water for the past few years. This is because we are consuming greater amounts of water than produced, and the San Diego music scene works a lot like that. 736 more words


TSA: We May Force You to Go Through Body Scanners Because... Well... We Can't Tell You

At the end of 2015, the TSA snuck in a pre-holiday amendment to their body scanner opt-out policy: that passengers may “generally” opt for a pat-down instead of the body scanner, but the TSA reserves the right to require the body scanner.   472 more words


Discussion Starter: Education Issues for 2017

A fitting way to end 2016 is to look forward to what the most pressing educational issues of 2017 will be. What can we expect to be on the minds of educators as the year unfolds? 207 more words


In Peace and Solidarity, with Gratitude

The holiday season is a time for giving, for sharing and for reflection.

Please join us in acknowledging the MANY volunteers – parents AND teachers – who give of themselves all year long, sacrificing precious time with their families in order to help the public to understand the truth about their rights and options regarding testing in Florida. 600 more words

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Coming Out and Opting Out

I recently came out as a Christmas hater and I wanted to explain why.  Yes, it is partially because Christmas is largely a commercial holiday created by retailers to get consumers to spend as much money as possible in the name of love, family, and all things good and wonderful.  420 more words

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