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Reflections on Naomi Wolf’s piece: Blueprint for shutting down a democracy…

I was rereading some of my old mail in order to clean out my inbox when I came across this.  Seeing what has transpired in the Middle East (Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, etc.) over the past few weeks brings these concerns … Continue reading

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On re-establishing our Constitution rights…

Abandoning our democratic values in exchange for the delusion that we are safer is the greatest “win” the terrorists could have hoped for…. and we gave this to them out of fear…. Continue reading

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The Last Roundup

By Christopher Ketcham Illustration by Brett Ryder April 29, 2008 http://www.911truth.org/article.php?story=20080430182318128 Wednesday, April 30 2008 For decades the federal government has been developing a highly classified plan that would override the Constitution in the event of a terrorist attack. Is … Continue reading

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Blueprint for dictatorship — shutting down a democracy

Talk by Naomi Wolf, author of “The End of America”, October 14, 2007 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjALf12PAWc Blueprint for shutting down a democracy: Leader manufactures or hypes a terrifying internal or external threat that doesn’t exist (WMD in Iraq). Create a secret prison … Continue reading

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Trashing the Constitution: We now live in a dictatorship. Don’t believe me? Read on!

The subject came up about FISA, the Patriot Act, et al., provisions, so I scanned the Patriot Act again and War and Emergency Powers Act of 1933. “Since the War and Emergency Powers Act, every president has usurped lawmaking powers. Their ‘laws’ … Continue reading

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Desensitized Americans and the new threahhold of tolerance re: corruption in government.

I was a young adult when the Nixon administration committed all its crimes, including the cover up, and was finally sent packing. Over time, I have seen our country’s threshhold of tolerance pushed further and further away and our citizens become … Continue reading

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About FISA: Why the Dodd amendment is so important

Repost from Jul 9th, 2008 Today the Senate is voting on the FISA amendment and the Dodd amendment that would exclude retroactive immunity to telecoms for their complicity in this administration’s unconstitutional wiretapping of Americans. There are Democratic Senators and Representatives promoting a myth … Continue reading

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