April 09, 2007

Enemy of the People, Enemies of the State

It only takes making a public lecture criticizing President Bush to get yourself on the No-Fly list. Even if you're a Marine who served in the Korean War and a law professor emeritus. And though the veteran and professor in question didn't do so himself, he was asked by airline staff if he'd attended any peace marches, which are apparently a common reason for landing on the list.

(h/t Eschaton)

Posted by natasha at April 9, 2007 12:01 AM | Civil Liberties | Technorati links |