Man Illegally Deported and Tortured Can Not Sue the Gov’t?

6/20/2010

In the WTF department, we have a case of a Canadian citizen, passing through the US on his way home (connecting flight), arrested on suspicion of being a terrorist, sent to Syria where he was held and tortured, then returned after A YEAR after being found innocent.

NY Times

Maher Arar sued the US government but the Supreme Court said he could not sue the government because Congress had not authorized it – WTF (should I start another category named this???) – ┬ácan’t we say that about many wrongs?

I am quite scared of our government – everyday I read the paper and find some congressman, some senator, our faux civil rights president or the courts damaging our rights – these people are a disgrace to the founders of this country and anyone who sacrificed for its preservation.