Tuesday, March 21, 2017

"November 2001.   Anyone looking like a potential terrorist can be jailed indefinitely. Profiling detains people at airports. Meeting vague descriptions and criteria, some people are sent back to countries where they haven’t lived in years. One man, cleared of any terrorist connections within a couple of days, dies after a month in prison while waiting to be shipped home. References to the U.S. camps that kept Japanese-Americans from causing trouble during WWII float in the air. Some wonder why we haven’t learned from our own history. Some wonder what happened to democracy and rights. Some argue that of course we have rights, unless we do something wrong. To be safe, make sure not to do anything wrong. Also, make sure not to be something other."