During my 12 years living abroad, I've traveled to or lived in several Asian countries: Thailand, Qatar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, South Korea, Japan and others I've forgotten.
But I'm leaving for Latin America. Here are my reasons why.
Notice how TSA believes travel is a privilege, not a right. With TSA and mission creep, a traveler can not even avoid these invasion patdowns or radiated x-ray searches by using alternative methods of travel, as TSA is now expanding their mission to buses, trains and even highways.
Before fleeing the States over 12 years ago, I fought the system. For almost five years. I tried to get “justice” in the local court system, in the State court system and at the Federal court level. I was defeated at every level, because, as Thomas James Ball, who killed himself by self-immolation in front of a New Hampshire courthouse on June 15, 2011, said in his “last statement” there are “A Second Set of Books” being used by those running the US legal system.
Many government agencies start out "small" and over time, with what some refer to as the "ratchet effect," grow into behemoths. One such alphabet .gov agency is TSA - Transportation Security Administration - protects the nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce," or so says their website.