Bridget Garrity recently saw a sign at Baltimore-Washington International Airport that made her turn off her cell phone a little faster.
“It said it’s against the law to take a photo or video of TSA doing their job,” she says.
Garrity wanted to take a snapshot of the sign and send it to me, but she was afraid she might be breaking the law by doing that, too. And she knows a thing or two about rules; she’s a lawyer.
TSA is pretty clear about what is — and isn’t — allowed at checkpoints. You can take pictures as long as it doesn’t interfere with the screening process.
So what about those warnings? I asked the agency, and was told the signs weren’t TSA’s. So I checked with the airport. Continue Reading
By Cassandra Anderson
June 8, 2011
Congress failed 3 times to pass laws (HR 2421, S. 1879 and S. 787) for federal control over almost all water, so the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers are declaring jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.
Currently, waters with a ‘significant nexus’ to ‘navigable waters’ are covered under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The EPA is now trying to assert that the CWA “protects” (controls) traditional navigable waters, interstate waters, adjacent wetlands, tributaries, and ‘other waters’ which account for just about all water except swimming pools (see page 5
Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator
In this video from 2009, Lisa Jackson admits that she doesn’t know what the EPA jurisdiction is for navigable waters or wetlands, and then she says that she does need legislation to clarify the matter! That legislation has already failed 3 times because it is an affront to individualism and property rights. Additionally, several Supreme Court rulings limit EPA power. Continue Reading