Full-Body Scanners Offer a Sneak Peek at TSA BumblingBy Kate Hanni Posted January 19, 2010Kate Hanni is executive director of FlyersRights.org, a nonprofit advocacy group that represents airline travelers. On December 25, when the media reported on Umar Farouk Adbulmutallab’s alleged attempt to detonate an explosive device aboard an airliner bound for Detroit, images of… Read More

ABC’s Aaron Katersky Reports: On June 4, 2009 the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill, H.R. 2200, that would limit the use of whole-body imaging (WBI) systems in airports. The amendment prohibits the use of full-body scanners as a primary screening method. They can be used as secondary screening and in such a case… Read More

Full-body scanners used on air passengers may damage human DNAby Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor (NaturalNews) In researching the biological effects of the millimeter wave scanners used for whole body imaging at airports, NaturalNews has learned that the energy emitted by the machines may damage human DNA. Millimeter wave machines represent one of… Read More

Seattle TimesDecember 25th, 2009 Obama’s gift of humane treatment to airline passengers held prisoner on tarmacThe Obama administration jumps into the fray over long waits for airline passengers on the tarmac. Huge fines will begin in the spring, and it’s the right thing to do. AIRPLANE passengers are not cattle. And they should not be… Read More

Matt Wald, New York Times WASHINGTON — The plan for broad use of X-ray body scanners to detect bombs or weapons under airline passengers’ clothes has rekindled a debate about the safety of delivering small doses of radiation to millions of people — a process some experts say is certain to result in a few… Read More

The Butt BombAl Qaeda’s hidden weapon. Michael Crowley Michael CrowleySenior Editorview bio contact meThe Butt Bomb Obama and Nuclear Deterrence John Brennan: No to Waterboarding, but Maybe Yes to Some Rough Stuff January 7, 2010 | 12:00 am 2 comments Related ArticlesWhat You Need to Know About Al Qaeda in the Arabian PeninsulaNo One Yet… Read More

In the wake of the recent attempt by Al Qaeda-linked Nigerian terrorist Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to detonate an explosive aboard a transantlantic flight from Amsterdam to Detroit, the debate over how to best protect Americans from these kinds of threats has dominated our discourse. Yet, sadly, as occurs all too often after incidents such as… Read More

Ex-Homeland Security chief head said to abuse public trust by touting body scanners By Kimberly KindyWashington Post Staff WriterFriday, January 1, 2010; A07 Since the attempted bombing of a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day, former Homeland Security secretary Michael Chertoff has given dozens of media interviews touting the need for the federal government to buy… Read More

For Immediate Release Michael Chertoff Pitch Man for full body scanners! Former Homeland Security Chief Admits Lucrative Business Relationship With Manufacturer During Talk Show Rounds NAPA, CA (January 2) – FlyersRights.org: During a CNN interview on December 29th, 2009 former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff pushed the use of full body scanners as… Read More