Skip to comments.Channeling the Soviet Union
Posted on 07/10/2009 8:56:07 AM PDT by FromLori
Will federal prosecutors come after you someday?
Bill Anderson explains, in a must read column, about the growing power of federal prosecutors who are able to apply vague statutes to behavior that historically has not been illegal.
Anderson details how prosecutors can pile bogus charge after bogus charge on the innocent.
Yet, even Anderson's warning does not go far enough to explain how this growing power suffocates a society, kills its ability to advance, and makes life less human for us all. For every person a prosecutor goes after, there are thousands who will be "more careful", meaning less free spirited, more paranoid and less willing to speak and act freely even among casual friends. It is an ugly way to have to live, and it is coming to America with every new regulation, expansion of regulations and new interpretations of regulations.
People in the old Soviet Union looked gray, drab and drained of life for a reason.
Entitlement, regulations, restricting your neighbor and denunciations: this is liberal racism and xenophobia coming under these guise.
At least we live in a free country. I think I’ll go fly the flag and yell at anyone who criticizes the US government.
It's been slowly creeping along for decades, starting with the so-called 'Progressive' era, and now it's on the fast track thanks to the Communists in 'Rat clothing that America foolishly sent to Washington last November.
Unfortunately, it's probably going to take bloodshed to get our liberties back.
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