Cancelation of the passport wasn’t just an effort to prevent the whistleblower from getting to a country that might grant political asylum. It was also a declaration that the U.S. government can nullify the right to travel just as surely as it can nullify the right to privacy.
|By: Lisa Derrick Tuesday April 26, 2011 8:00 pm|
Glenn Beck comments on the new passport form, which may go into effect for people who don’t have birth certificates:
“Why don’t you just put nipple clamps on Americans over this?”
Actually, the proposed “biographical form” is intended for those people who are unable to provide the usual proof of citizenship required for a US passport – namely, a birth certificate, consular report of birth abroad or naturalization certificate.