News From Our Ex-Overlords

Whenever I get down about declining levels of freedom in the US, it always helps to think about Britain.  Here’s what they’re up to now: “Passports Will Be Needed to Buy Mobile Phones.”

Ahh, the feeling of merely relative deprivation.

You should also read Jeff Goldberg’s Atlantic article on the TSA and security theatre.  Aside from being informative, it has a number of delightful absurdities, such as a Beerbelly™ liquid carrier, and an “Osama Bin Laden, Hero of Islam” t-shirt.

One response to “News From Our Ex-Overlords

  1. Ah! That Atlantic article is freaking scary.

    How can we have such stupid people in charge of our money and security? (Famous last words)