Hargobind Khalsa is a member of the band Hargo, and was recently interviewed by NBC’s San Diego affiliate to talk about his influences and musical style: AH: How does your religious and cultural background come to play in your music? HK: Growing up Sikh, I was surrounded by Indian music and a lot of ’60s and ’70s folk (a bunch of the “white Sikhs” like my parents who had converted to Sikhism were hippies and into that whole folk scene), […]
“I repeated that I felt what they were doing was a sexual assault, and that if they were anyone but the government, the act would be illegal.” — a blogger describes his encounter with the TSA at the San Diego airport. His post also includes video and audio that he captured on his cell phone during the incident (1, 2, 3). It’s not just Sikhs who are finding that the TSA’s screening procedures have become much too invasive.