This Delivery Guy Won't Spy

UPS worker Butch Traylor tells why he's opposed to Operation Snoops in This Delivery Guy Won't Spy.

"I've always felt it is just a little un-American to pay too much attention to what my customers are doing or receiving. I worry about whose definition of "suspicious" is going to be used.

Now I see that the same people who last summer thwarted an F.B.I. field office investigation of Zacarias Moussaoui, the alleged 20th hijacker in the Sept. 11 attack, want to enlist every goober who installs phone lines or delivers pizza to be the next Ace Ventura terrorist detective.

It bothers me that those charged with defending our freedom would so cavalierly foster such an atmosphere of fear and suspicion. It bothers me to think that my postman might be paying more attention to where my mail is coming from than to where it's supposed to go"

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