Opinion

July 4, 2010

Commentary: The friendly skies where freedom dies

The federal "no-fly" list is a purgatory to which one can be consigned in perpetuity with neither due process nor judicial review, because one's name happened to be similar to that of some bad person. And there is no form you fill out or person you can talk to to have the error corrected. You've simply got to live with it. Of all the insults to personal liberty imposed by George W. Bush's War on Civil Rights, this is in some ways the most profound.

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