David Kirkpatrick

July 11, 2008

Once again, our aviation policies keeping the US safe …

Filed under: Politics — Tags: , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 12:45 pm

… from freed Columbian hostages.

Jim Harper at Cato@Liberty points out the problems getting back into to the US for Keith Stansell, a hostage who was recently rescued from Columbia.

From the link:

And to Governor Crist of the great state of Florida, sir, I don’t have a driver’s license. How am I going to get home?

Without a government-issued ID to show at the airport, it appears that Stansell will have to undergo a deep background check, which may include his political party. (Having been “off the grid” the last three years, he may not have much background to check.) The Department of Homeland Security welcomes you home, Mr. Stansell.

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  1. [...] blogged about problems with the TSA and Homeland Security (notably here and here) thanks to the careful attention the good people at the Cato Institute pay to this [...]

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