The US Government responded very poorly to the terrorist attack on September 11th by creating the Transportation Security Administration. The TSA is a perpetual monument to a frightened electorate that is very bad at Math. Specifically, the TSA represents a gross overreaction that causes more problems than it solves.
On Transportation Security
Mises Institute, November 11, 2010
Full Frontal Nudity Doesn’t Make Us Safer: Abolish the TSA
Forbes, November 14, 2010
Economics versus the TSA
Forbes, November 23, 2010
Do We Need a Department of Homeland Security or a TSA?
Forbes, January 21, 2011
The TSA Makes Us Safer?
FEE.org, February 24, 2011
Time to Close the Security Theater
Forbes, June 30, 2011
Springfield Political Economy: Homeland Security and the Bear Patrol
Forbes, October 27, 2011
Sunday Reflection: ‘Dear TSA: I am not your customer’
Washington Examiner, June 16, 2012
TSA Rituals Don’t Make Us Safer: Opposing View
USA Today, November 23, 2014