… And you find this surprising … why … “W” Bush and his Patriot Act approved by our corporate owned conger$$ $anctioned it …
04-11-2012 • http://www.globalresearch.ca, by Glenn Greenwald
April 08, 2012 "Salon" — One of the more extreme government abuses of the post-9/11 era targets U.S. citizens re-entering their own country, and it has received far too little attention. With no oversight or legal framework whatsoever, the Department of Homeland Security routinely singles out individuals who are suspected of no crimes, detains them and questions them at the airport, often for hours, when they return to the U.S. after an international trip, and then copies and even seizes their electronic devices (laptops, cameras, cellphones) and other papers (notebooks, journals, credit card receipts), forever storing their contents in government files.
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