Friday, October 24, 2008

Life after 9/11

We all know that life changed after 9/11. The Patriot Act and Patriot II, along with a compliant Supreme Court, have stolen from us much of what our forefathers bequeathed. aggressive new ACLU campaign highlights a fact of which I was previously unaware: the Constitution-free zone that exists a US borders and airports actually extends 100 air miles inland and encompasses two-thirds of the country's population. The US Border Patrol can set up checkpoints anywhere in this region and question citizens.

Ars Technica has the entire frightening story.

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