From relaxed TSA rules to speedy FDA approvals, the coronavirus is forcing authorities to admit many of their regulations are unnecessary.
Keeping America safe!
It took the TSA multiple weeks to complete its review and conclude that Coke bottles are not a tool of terrorism.
"It could create concern that it’s the real thing," officials say.
Libertarians have a lot of ideas about how to dismantle one of the most bloated, ineffective government departments ever.
If it takes a QAnon conspiracy theorist to get the president pissed off at the TSA, then so be it.
They're just helping the TSA push its scaremongering narrative.
The possibilities and perils of voluntary, privately operated biometric screening
The outpouring of emotional and material support for federal workers during the shutdown is understandable, but mistaken.
Shutdown-Induced Bottlenecks at Nation's Airports Shows Folly of Letting the Federal Government Run Things
Farming out airport security and air traffic control would help to immunize air travel from the Congressional budget chaos.
Shutdown teaches us that much of government is NOT essential.
Santa Claus is coming to town with all his liquids in a single quart-sized baggie.
Air marshals might still treat you like a terrorist. But they'll stop documenting your every move.
Trump's chief of staff was there to add a veneer of respectability to some of the president's worst positions.
The ugly truth about security theater.
The TSA's policy is to report any weed they find to local law enforcement. But they'll have to notice it first.
"These of course are not dangerous," the TSA admits. So why did they seize them?
It makes no sense. Then again, neither does prohibition.
The House report will make you feel sorry for TSA employees against your will.
"Not on our watch" to replace "not on my watch." Great work, guys.
The trays are germier than the airport toilets.
No curtain calls for any security theater performances.
Air Marshals Secretly Followed an Artsy Virginia Mom on Flights to Make Sure She Wasn't Going to Destroy America
More details emerge on TSA's secret, suspicionless surveillance of certain American travelers.
The new scanners will prove just as effective as TSA airport security.
These conscientious objector puppies won't be part of the TSA's security theater or the war on drugs, so they can be your snuggle-buddy instead.
Air marshals have snooped on about 5,000 of us since March-and not because they suspected any of those people of specific crimes.
Fearmongering responses at the idea that the feds don't need to run everything
The court admits the victims of TSA abuse "will have very limited legal redress."
Giants lineman A.J. Francis was enraged after the TSA treated his mother's remains carelessly. An apology from the agency did little to help.
Rustem Kazazi was victimized by desperadoes from a gang called "Customs and Border Patrol," but thanks to the Institute for Justice he's fighting back.
The congressman leaves with a mixed record.
While the rest of California embraces recreational marijuana, San Francisco is strangling the nascent industry.
Captain Kirk vs. John Stossel on space travel in a libertarian world.
How the TSA turned a long-time, trusted employee into an "insider threat" for no clear reason.
The agency, known for its puzzling decrees, blurred the line between a suggestion and an order.
The Department of Homeland Security is replacing its laptop ban with more sweeping security measures for all U.S.-bound flights.
Security officials who fail every test thrown their way, plan to inflict the punishment for those shortcomings on airline passengers.
Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Matt Welch talk body slamming reporters, Trump's big trip, the TSA vs. laptops, and more.