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November 27, 2013
Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile
Do you remember the days when travel used to be glamorous and sexy? The mere prospect of getting on an airplane was tremendously exciting. Friends and family would come with you to the gate to see you off and pick you up.
Today, millions of passengers in the Land of the Free will take off their shoes and assume the “I surrender” pose inside a radiation machine that provides negligible benefit and maximal cost to taxpayers.
Our modern security theater is a stark contrast to the past. But there’s been something else happening over the last several decades that is even more insidious… and far less obvious. . . . Read Complete Report