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The First Amendment, the Fourth Amendment, Sexual Harassment, and the TSA

There’s nothing new under the sun. This tweet deals with an incident that occurred in 2011.While the fizzled attempt at lawfare wasn’t a government act, the “search” was. 35 more words

Politics

Will We Need A Passport For Domestic Travel?

Based on this article in Popular Mechanics, residents of at least nine states (Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Washington) will have to do just that in order to board any flight domestic or international after January 22, 2018. 161 more words

Random Thoughts

Gun Control is Doomed to Failure: The "Aluminum Can" AR-15 build.

Spotted on The Firearm Blog, a hobbyist machinist fabricated his own AR-15 lower receiver.  Big deal, some people will scoff, “80% lower builds are nothing new.” 94 more words

Gun Control

'I thought that I may not be able to walk again'

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Plain in hospital after being dumped by a wave at Cottesloe. 1,002 more words

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Granny Got Guts

An elderly Texas woman spent an afternoon in jail after allegedly assaulting a TSA agent. Police say the unnamed woman got irate when the agent said a bottle of shampoo was… 68 more words

Airport Security

Verification in AUR Land Is Security Theater

Makepkg says to verify the key 449190F3235ABD3B. I decide today is the day I stop relying on –skippgpcheck. Wonderful.

From $HOME/.makepkg.conf, I set $GNUPGHOME to a freshly created gpg directory (as there are different kinds of “trust” in the world, and mixing personal keys with makepkg keys confuses two, separate kinds). 450 more words

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