This is just horribly apalling - Journal of Omnifarious
Dec. 19th, 2002
09:36 pm - This is just horribly apalling
I'm so sure this will do a world of good in fighting terrorism. Hey, lets humiliate and harass random innocent people in the hopes they don't become angry and spitefully decide to join the people who want to blow us up. Not to mention that this is a detestable violation of their civil liberties, which of course aren't protected since they aren't actually citizens.
Makes you realize what the government would do to us if the constitution (and, more importantly, the widespread belief it should be upheld) didn't exist.
On the other hand, there is a small piece of good news: Cities Say No to Federal Snooping.