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Commentary: Thumbs and Fingerprints

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Commentary: Thumbs and Fingerprints

Commentary: Thumbs and Fingerprints

Commentary: Thumbs and Fingerprints

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Commentator Andrei Codrescu says that the gathering of all foreign thumbprints at U.S. airports doesn't go far enough. He says the government should go ahead and collect the thumbs themselves, as a sacrifice for entering paradise.

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