Tony Blair announced new measures against terrorism in Britain today and they are focused on finding and deporting people with connections to terrorism and taking action against speech that would incite terrorism. The latter is tricky here, what with our First Amendment. I’m not sure how one can craft laws to get rid of these people without basing it on speech. But I do want to get rid of them.
But here in New York, the twits at the New York Civil Liberties Union are fighting the bag searches on the subways. Would they try this for airplanes? Oh, I’m afraid they would.
But at least we have a sense of humor, we New Yorkers. I saw this billboard remix on the R yesterday: