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    Reflections on Occupy Wall Street, with photos, fun, and good wishes for the future. eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? (Only $.99 !) In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, photographs, cartoons, poetry, essays, and reviews.The collection of essays and blog posts records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present.  Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder were early supporters of Occupy, using their internet platforms to communicate the changes being created by the American Autumn.

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National Opt-Out Day/Protest the TSA update

Check out the latest updates at wewontfly.com. The news media says that the TSA protests did not work, because airport lines are quiet. Well, part of the message from several of the boycott groups was “don’t fly”. So, the quietness may mean something, too. And, it will be interesting to see more stats about the […]

Yesterday’s Speedo Is Today’s Introduction…

It’s still a little early to see whether National Opt Out Day will affect the TSA screenings, or give a message to the Obama Adminstration and Homeland Security about Americans’ right to travel in dignity. Though, there is an interesting story about a meeting on Capitol Hill on Monday, which makes me think the politicians […]

To my friends and all fellow Americans: Please don’t ruin it for me (don’t get scanned or patted down)

If there is any possible way that you can skip any flight plans for Wednesday, November 24, 2010, please do. For a list of groups planning various levels of boycotts and demonstrations, please see the bottom of this post. If you allow yourself to get scanned by x-rays, or demeaned by having your genitals touched […]

Nader: TSA is delivering naked insecurity

As published in USA TODAY, November 18, 2010, and sent to Nader’s e-mail announcement list: TSA is delivering naked insecurity by Ralph Nader To airline passengers: Get ready for naked insecurity. To the Department of Homeland Security: If you thought this week was bad, brace yourself for a tsunami of protests in the days ahead. […]

Will new, oppressive, airport security measures keep us safer?

The Wall Street Journal has an excellent article on new TSA measures such as full body scanners (naked scanners) and aggressive pat-downs. The full article is: here. And, below is their excellent explanation of the foolishness of these new measures as a security strategy: It’s the same kind of trade-off TSA implicitly provided when it […]

Updates on the full body scanner issue: Michael Chertoff; Follow the money; pilots revolt

Update: On Wednesday, November 24, 2010, the day before Thanksgiving, there will be an Opt-Out day, for people to either not fly, or to opt-out of the full body scanners. More information and ideas at www.wewontfly.com ___________ Glad to see the outrage on both left and right about the TSA’s full body scanners, and the […]

How do full body scanners make women feel?

Kimberly writes: Below is an excellent video to express how women feel when faced with the choice of full body scanners or having to have an aggressive pat down by TSA personnel at airports. I will not fly due to this horrible violation of human rights. Though, I know that my decision lets the human […]

X-Rays: A naive celebration on Google’s front page graphic

Have you seen the graphic du jour at Google today? It is a whimsical collage of x-ray images, with the note “115th Anniversary of the Discovery of X-rays”. X-rays are one of those scientific inventions which have been used with more celebration, and much less caution, than needed. It is ironic that Google is celebrating […]

We need a passenger/tourist revolt against full body scanners

Update: Several groups are calling for an Opt-Out day on the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 24, 2010. More information is at wewontfly.com ____________________ Kimberly writes: I am serious. I would never, ever expose myself to radiation in order to go on some vacation, or even a trip to see a relative. And, as a […]