Secret government lists and the Second Amendment 

A reader comments on my piece yesterday about secret government lists and whether people whose names appear on them should be deprived of constitutional rights:

I was delayed while checking in at the airline counter for a return flight from San Diego to Spokane, before even getting to the security check points. I was told that my last name was on the no fly list. My last name is SMITH.

I laughed, very loudly, and stated, VERY loudly, “Are you sh—ing me?! SMITH!” Fortunately for me, whatever was going on was cleared up quickly and I made my flight.

The best part? He says he had been flown into town by the FBI to testify in a criminal trial.

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David Freddoso

David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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