Author Archives: Jeff Price

The Education of John Pistole

The TSA announced they are reversing their earlier policy that would have allowed small pocket knives, hockey sticks and a few other items back in the cabin of the aircraft. Regardless of the right or wrong’ness of this step, it seems Pistole is learning that TSA is not like the FBI. Industry participation in policy… Continue Reading


The one thing that I’ve learned in the short span of time that I’ve been a parent is that being a parent means feeling helpless a lot of the time – in fact, these are the exact words used by Michael Thompson, Catherine O’Neill Grace and Lawrence Cohen, authors of Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understanding the… Continue Reading

The Washington Generals Always Lose

The airport industry is finding out what it’s like to be the Washington Generals, the perennial opponent of the Harlem Globetrotters, forever destined to play their hearts out but ultimately lose. In the latest round, the Globetrotters (TSA), and the airport industry (the Generals) are facing off over the issue of exit lane security. TSA… Continue Reading