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Speaking of security theater, let's go to Nice

I wasn’t going to write anything about the Nice attack because I had nothing to say other than “yeah, the guy who killed dozens of people was kind of an asshole.” 63 more words


Security theater, now with extra K-9s

Dateline Washington:

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would upgrade security at U.S. airports in the aftermath of the Brussels and Istanbul attacks…

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TSA's most embarrassing screwup yet

Well, the Transportation Safety Administration—the dreaded “TSA”—has done a lot of publicly embarrassing things in its time (I myself have been goosed by its agents innumerable times), but this is the worst incident yet, and should prompt some major soul-searching at that odious agency. 547 more words

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Get ready to strap on your stupid: David Smalley vomits "Why Gun Nuts Lie – I Know From Experience"

So I came across an article this morning where David Smalley, Proud Atheist, lectures America about “Why Gun Nuts Lie – I Know From Experience” – and with a premise like that, you know you are in for quite a wild ride. 2,101 more words

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No, you can't blame the Republicans for lack of gun control

Yesterday was a victory for the United States – the Senate prevented shredding the 1st, 4th, 5th, 8th, and 14th amendments in order for Senate Democrats to restrict the 2nd. 321 more words

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Security Theater: A Dangerous Placation

An Opinion Piece by Michael Mancino
Security is both a feeling and a reality. The propensity for security theater comes from the interplay between the public and its leaders. 755 more words

No one wants to take your guns: "Why It's Time to Repeal the Second Amendment"

It’s gotten to the point where I’m going to have to create a new category: No One Wants To Take Your Guns.

Because this shit is getting out of hand. 166 more words

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