Skin Cancer, Courtesy of the TSA

The dangers of the new airport scanners installed by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) go beyond the awkward, self-conscious feeling of having a stranger take an X-ray of your nude body. According to a growing number of scientists, the radiation these scanners emit will infect a number of people each year with skin cancer. The TSA has downplayed all such concerns, insisting … [Read more...]

Arlen Specter’s Blood Libel

Arlen Specter has not been a Democrat for one week, and he is already saying things that are unconscionable. As conservatives spent the last three days celebrating Jack Kemp’s life, Specter sought to charge Republicans with his death. Discussing his recent party change with Bob Schieffer on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday, Specter, D-Lifelong Incumbency, stated: “as a matter of principle, I'm … [Read more...]