Lautenberg wants to use Bush's secret watch list to restrict a civil liberty..
Blows my mind that so many folks are for this. The Patriot Act was disgusting, and should never have been passed in the first place. Their needs to be a clear and concise way to get OFF of it, even Senator Kennedy was on the damn thing... Until their is a clear way to get off the damn list, I cannot support this at all.
..."What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;"...
Of course flagging someone by name is the best idea. Terrorists would never think to change their names.
The most successful tyranny is not the one that uses force to assure uniformity but the one that removes the awareness of other possibilities, that makes it seem inconceivable that other ways are viable, that removes the sense that there is an outside.