the last 12 years as our Liberty has DECREASED in the name of national
security, yet terrorism has actually EXPANDED. We have now been attacked
not only by Jihadists from the Middle East, but now from Europe, as
well. These Jihadists have moved from hijacking planes to walking among
us with roadside IEDs in Boston. We are not MOVING FORWARD, we are
falling BACKWARD, and the assault on our Liberties HAS NOT made us
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. William Pitt, 1783
This month we watched as
the DoD and DHS raided homes in Watertown, MA, yet it took a regular
citizen to find the perp. Still Americans cheered at surrendering their
4th Amendment in the name of security. Rest assured Americans will be
calling for a clamp down on internet speech, 24-hour surveillance of all
public activities, dedicated drone monitoring, and every other thing we
can do to enlarge the police state "to keep us safe."
Want to see the new
normal our government wants us to accept? Watch the dedication of the
George W. Bush Library and see how impressed the citizens are. http://youtu.be/RXVVDy2NXRE
With a gleam in his eye
and UNLIMITED POWER in his hand, we will be watching you, the government
agent proclaims. We will be secretly digitizing your face and recording
your movements, he excitedly declares. And if you cross our path, we
can kill you if we simply PERCIEVE a threat, he proudly guarantees.
Those who would trade Liberty for temporary security deserve neither.
our government does not stop with secret surveillance, but BOLDLY and
OPENLY tramples our rights, because Americans clamor for it to obtain
safety. All the while the warnings of our founders fall on deaf ears.
Sam Adams: Let us remember that "if we suffer tamely a lawless attack
upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom."
have encouraged this lawless attack on our Liberty. We've actually done
more than encourage it, we have ASKED for it. We have asked for the
chains of national security to be laid upon us and are being transformed
into slaves to be ordered about by the standing army. Yet the massive
police presence at the Boston Marathon didn't stop the bombing. Not one
single camera stopped the bombing (by the way cameras have no ability to
Expanding government and enlarging the police state can't keep you safe, but it can and will make you a tributary slave.
Choose you this day. I know not what course others may take, but as for me it MUST be LIBERTY FIRST!