I’m scared

“Daddy I’m scared…” “Don’t worry son, I’ll protect you from all the bad people.” “Are there lots of bad people Dad?” “Oh yes there’s lots and lots of them and they’re everywhere but most of them...

Dictionary entry

This dictionary definition captures the sense of paranoia loose in the USA.

Some sanity in the snip of time

The knee-jerk pursuit of perfect security is over The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority will now allow airline passengers to carry tools with shafts shorter than six centimetres and scissors with blades shorter than six centimetres. Ottawa says it wants to...

Equal risk assumptions

Excerpt from Don’t Touch My Junk People are outraged at the TSA’s [ed. the Transportation Security Administration of the USA] aggressive pat-downs and privacy-invading scans. Yet the TSA continues to foolishly pretend that everyone boarding a plane is equally...

Security insanity

Where will the security mania stop? T he bureaucratic and highly risk adverse mindset of the government department running airport security is leading to insanity. They refuse to accept that perfect safety is impossible. There is no way to remove all risk from life…...