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TSA Waste

Image from the backscatter advanced imaging te...
Image from the backscatter advanced imaging technology (AIT) machine used by the TSA to screen passengers. This is what the remote TSA agent would see on their screen.

A reader wrote to see if my audience would be interested in seeing this well-done infographic about TSA waste. (Thanks, Tony)  If you think the tax dollars you have contributed to funding the TSA have made you safer, I’ve got a bridge to sell you.

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R.I.P. Adrienne Rich

Genre: Poetry Publisher: W. W. Norton & Compan...

Influential Feminist Poet Dies at 82: “Widely read, widely anthologized, widely interviewed and widely taught, Ms. Rich was for decades among the most influential writers of the feminist movement and one of the best-known American public intellectuals. She wrote two dozen volumes of poetry and more than a half-dozen of prose; the poetry alone has sold nearly 800,000 copies, according to W. W. Norton & Company, her publisher since the mid-1960s. Triply marginalized — as a woman, a lesbian and a Jew — Ms. Rich was concerned in her poetry, and in her many essays, with identity politics long before the term was coined.” (via NYTimes)