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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Eight-Year-Old Boy Can’t Fly without Hassle


“‘Meet Mikey Hicks,’ said Najlah Feanny Hicks, introducing her 8-year-old son, a New Jersey Cub Scout and frequent traveler who has seldom boarded a plane without a hassle because he shares the name of a suspicious person…. The first time he was patted down, at Newark Liberty International Airport, Mikey was 2. He cried.” (New York Times, Thursday)

Hundreds of billions of dollars for “security.”

FEE Timely Classic
“A Million Terrorists?” by Becky Akers