In One Eye

Monday, June 16, 2003
 
Another nail in democracy's coffin.
Investigators found no wrongdoing by a Department of Homeland Security agency that helped Texas law enforcement track down the private plane of a state legislator when he and other Democratic lawmakers fled to Oklahoma in a political dispute ...

[Because] a dispatcher at the California-based Air and Marine Interdiction Coordination Center made eight phone calls that took no more than 40 minutes ... [it was determined that] "This is a nominal use of (Department of Homeland Security) resources," the investigators said.
I'll be interested to see Josh Marshall's reaction to this turn of events.