Airport Security vs. The Constitution

Government critics deserve their day in court.

A. Barton Hinkle Reason Magazine 8/19/2011

You wouldn’t think Aaron Tobey and Donald Rumsfeld have much in common. Tobey is the guy who stripped down to his shorts at the Richmond, Virginia airport last December. Rumsfeld is the former Defense Secretary under George W. Bush. Tobey, who was […]

Amid airport anger, GOP takes aim at screening

Byron York Washington Examiner 11/15/2010

Did you know that the nation’s airports are not required to have Transportation Security Administration screeners checking passengers at security checkpoints? The 2001 law creating the TSA gave airports the right to opt out of the TSA program in favor of private screeners after a two-year period. Now, with the […]

The Inquisition begins

TSA to investigate body scan resister

Oceanside man took a stand against security, went viral

Robert J. Hawkins SignOnSanDiego.com 11/15/2010

The Transportation Security Administration has opened an investigation targeting John Tyner, the Oceanside man who left Lindbergh Field under duress on Saturday morning after refusing to undertake a full body scan.

Tyner recorded the half-hour […]

John Tyner to the TSA: “You touch my junk and I’m going to have you arrested.”

Robert J. Hawkins SignOnSanDiego.com 11/14/2010

via HotAir.com

…He also did something that may seem odd to some, manipulative to others but fortuitous to plenty of others for whom Tyner is becoming something of a folk hero: Tyner turned on his cell phone’s video camera and placed it atop the luggage he sent through the x-ray […]