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These nuts in the pentagon who couldn’t win a war they created in Iraq wanted to arrest people who live in America in the name of national security. The creation of new agencies one after another though is far from solving the mess we are in. In fact in a rare moment that might have prevent the 9-1-1 attack, the agencies who supposed to follow on leads neglected one of the fattest information ever to land on their desk The problem of creating more agencies rather than strengthen what is already in place is adding more bureaucracy on top of already difficult coordinations the agents having. My concern is though more of how individuals live in liberty if they are getting harrased, arrested or even worst: cracking down on decedents as if they are committed treason; or calling them traitors when they stand for peace and justice. A government who opposed a proposal which emphasis torturing suspected enemy should not be practiced can’t be trusted at all.
"Nacer Fathi Mustafa and his father, American citizens of Palestinian descent, were on their way back home to Florida on Sept. 15, 2001, after a business trip to Mexico. At the Houston airport they were stopped by immigration agents, arrested and charged with altering their passports. The implication was that they had done so because they were terrorists. For 67 days they were held in a Texas jail. Then the government decided that there was nothing wrong with their passports after all. 'What bothered me most,' Nacer Mustafa said in a New York Times interview, 'was at the end, they just said I could go. Nobody ever apologized.'"

"Ali Erikenoglu, an American-born Muslim of Turkish descent, was at home with his family in Paterson, N.J., when four FBI agents knocked at the door late one night a year after 9-11. They had questions for him: Are you anti-Semitic? What kind of American are you? Why do you have a Bible? (He had attended a Catholic high school.) Many Muslims live in Paterson, and Erikenoglu was one of hundreds questioned on the basis of his religion. He told Newsday: 'Not only am I terrified. I am angry. You feel essentially at their mercy. For the first time I felt like I had to justify my innocence.'"

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