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  •  I'm not surprised by this happening in Great (5+ / 0-)

    Britain, tbh.  They've been a really paranoid bunch since their "war" with the IRA.  As I stated in a comment above, I was a victim of an interrogation by the MI-5 once, and that was years before 9/11.

    What disturbs me a lot is that this kind of thing is being done on a seemingly continual basis to Loira Poitras, a U.S. American film-maker:

    http://www.nytimes.com/...

    If you haven't read that long NYT article.... it's a must read, imo.

    All this overly paranoid no-fly-list and related security bullshit needed to stop yesterday.  Going after actual terrorist organizations is one thing, going after people because some dumb bureaucrat decided to place them on a list for no good reason is another thing altogether.

    "A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle" - Mohammed Nabbous, R.I.P.

    by Lawrence on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 02:01:04 PM PDT

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