Tag: air travel; terrorism

A Tale of Travel, the TSA, Tuna, and Terrorists


When you re-enter the United States on a Monday evening after a short vacation, it is better for your blood pressure to assume the TSA will only have four people working despite having thirty+ empty booths available for more staff.

You will be less stressed if you don’t ponder why your government hasn’t prepared for flights the airport must have known were landing, which might have clued someone into the predictable length of the incredibly long line that will then form in front of those four agents.

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Donald Trump and the Egyptian Government seem pretty sure some sort of terrorist attack — either a bomb or a hijacking — is responsible for the crash of EgyptAir flight 804 over the Mediterranean yesterday. I’m not as prone to jumping to conclusions as others are, I think there’s reason to doubt the terrorism hypothesis. […]

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