Moyers, Bill. 2003. “Transcript: Bill Moyers Interviews Larry Klayman.” NOW: With Bill Moyers, July 11. Retrieved November 4, 2004 (http://www.pbs.org/now/printable/transcript_clearc_print.html). Open Secrets.
All the media has done for the war is damage it. The media's main desire is to make ton of money and in doing so they will try to make the Iraq war seem as pointless as Vietnam. Polls that are conducted may be rigged. One fact that can easily display that is that conservative news sources will have more people supporting the war than media that is non-conservative; this is too close to be a coincidence (www.chronwatch.com). Furthermore, many times on the news a group of kids from school will be interviewed and say how terrible of a job Bush is doing with the war.
It was passed on October 26, 2001, and it is an acronym for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act (Fahrenheit 9/11). It is composed of over 1,000 sections giving the government many new powers that they’ve utilized before in other wartime situations (Lithwick). However, with the war on terrorism Americans are not fighting a clear cut “enemy” and there is no foreseeable end for this war in the near future. Once the immediate fear of another attack calmed down around the nation, people began to realize the rights they were losing to the government that were once granted to them by our founding fathers in the Constitution (Townshend). There are many sections of the Patriot Act that infringe on the rights of the American people and there is no way for the public to know how the government is using these new found powers; because the Freedom of Information Act requests have been... ... middle of paper ... ...ive up other people’s records (Lithwick).
Airport security will face many changes in the coming years and the government will use new technologies, such as biometrics, for identification. These actions taken by the government has raised many concerns dealing with them abridging our civil liberties. Many foreigners, especially people of Middle Eastern decent have faced a lot of criticism from the American public and the government. Attorney General John Ashcroft ordered the detention of more than 1,000 foreigners suspected of posing a security threat or believed to have information about the hijackers. Information about the detainees has been kept from the public.
 Schweikart, Larry, and Michael Allen. A Patriot's History of the United States: from Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror. Reno, NV: Sentinel, 2004. Print. 301.
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The Washington Post. Retrieved on November 23, 2004 from: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=7&did=000000686712711&SrchMode =1&sid=1&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&T S=1101223405&clientId=41150 (DC VOUCHERS CHAN) Traub, James. (2003 Dec. 21). The New York Times Magazine. p13.