Cynthia's Interests

The world as it unfolds - told from an African American woman's perspective...

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

This Is America?

What does this say about the erosion of the rights and liberties of Americans? Does this means that only the elite is free?


I have long had an uneasy relationship with airport security. Before September 11, I resisted the demand that I produce a government-issued ID, believing that it smacked too much of the “Papers, please” of the former Soviet Union that Hollywood movies used to mock and we free Americans used to laugh at.

I also used to withhold permission to search my bags....


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