They won’t fly

    Remember National Opt Out Day? (Hint: it involved nude people at airport security checkpoints.) Well, the folks at are at it again. Today, dear Feed readers, is National We Won’t Fly Day.

    From 4 – 7 p.m. at Philadelphia International Airport’s F terminal, protesters will convene around the main security checkpoint’s body scanners, or, as the protesters call them, “porno machines.”

    In a press release, co-founder George Donnelly says he hopes to “open the hearts” of the airline industry, urging them to “replace the scanners and gropers with real security” because “further begging of congress critters is an exercise in futility.”

    Whatever you think of Donnelly and his declared national days, increased TSA security measures have become a controversial issue for travelers.

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    Here’s a report of ours on some who choose alternative travel, and here’s another report of ours that shows there’s really not much to worry about. 

    The Inquirer also has a story today with some scanner answers –  here’s the link.

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