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The TSA Can’t Tell an Insulin Pump From a Gun

I don't like to let more than a couple of weeks go by without pointing out how pointless and incompetent the TSA is, and so at least for that purpose it's lucky that its employees do dumb things so frequently….


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Further Pain on Appeal for Gun-Safety Instructor Who Shot Himself

The Legal Times reports that on January 17, the D.C. Circuit affirmed the dismissal of Lee Paige's lawsuit against his employer, the Drug Enforcement Administration, likely bringing this saga to a close. As you may recall, Mr. Paige shot himself…



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TSA Settles With Woman Whose Top Was Pulled Down

I'm glad to see these people finally having to pay someone, but $2,350 is not enough for this. The 24-year-old plaintiff alleged that at the Corpus Christi airport in May 2008, she was selected for an enhanced pat-down, sufficiently enhanced…


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President Receives Transparency Award in Closed Meeting

Not an April Fools’ prank. Seriously. According to Politico and the Washington Post, a couple of weeks ago President Obama was scheduled to receive an award from the organizers of the Freedom of Information Day Conference, to be presented at the White…


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Court: No Cause of Action for Gun-Safety Instructor Who Shot Himself

Hypothesis: One who announces while giving a gun-safety demonstration that he is “the only one in the room professional enough to carry this Glock 40” will shoot himself in the leg with that Glock 40 shortly thereafter. Research Protocol: Examine…