Annals of the Security State: Even More Airplane Stories, One more reason why it matters that the open-ended "war on terror" come to a close.

"The program has had the curious effect of uniting pilots on very different sides of the political coin, from civil libertarian ACLU types to libertarians and tea party types."

" In the United States we can legally hop in an airplane (so long as we’re licensed to do so and the airplane is legal) and go fly wherever the heck we want to so long as we stay outside of the various and sundry kinds of special use airspace along the way. "