posted on 05/18/2013 12:13:34 AM PDT
posted on 05/18/2013 12:15:45 AM PDT
(Register pressure cookers! /s)
Nothing to worry about at all as long as you do not talk bad about Obama, belong to the tea party, support Israel or diss Global Warming...
posted on 05/18/2013 12:18:56 AM PDT
by Bon mots
Big Government is erecting a panopticon state one that sees everything, and regulates everything. Its great customer service, except that you can never get out of the store.
What a great line, concluding a terrific article.
posted on 05/18/2013 12:45:24 AM PDT
Palin was right. Cruz was right. Beck was right. Rush was right. They have now (unfortunately for the libs) been vindicated like it or not.
posted on 05/18/2013 12:49:00 AM PDT
(FUBO x 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
This is a very good article. The new Democrat line is Obama just golfs, reads from a teleprompter and hangs out with celebrities. He has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with running the government.
The premise in the title of “autocrat accountants” is not accurate. The accountants are not the problem. The problem is the politicians. The problem is Obama and his inner circle.
posted on 05/18/2013 1:03:19 AM PDT
As always, Mr. Steyn is extremely clever.
The "Panopticon" was a prison so hideous that it has never actually been built in all its "glory".
It was the brainchild of Jeremy Bentham, that heartless Utilitarian philosopher. The Panopticon
"Hence the major effect of the Panopticon: to induce in the inmate a state of conscious and permanent visibility that assures the automatic functioning of power. So to arrange things that the surveillance is permanent in its effects, even if it is discontinuous in its action; that the perfection of power should tend to render its actual exercise unnecessary; that this architectural apparatus should be a machine for creating and sustaining a power relation independent of the person who exercises it; in short, that the inmates should be caught up in a power situation of which they are themselves the bearers. "
posted on 05/18/2013 5:35:25 AM PDT
(Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
IRS agents made calls - not based on law - but by carefully applying one standard for liberals and a different standard for conservatives.
Same thing happened in the Jim Crow South... blacks had to pass difficult test to get the right to vote - whites just signed a card. Sounds like our modern IRS agents...
Different victims - same evil...
posted on 05/18/2013 8:24:15 AM PDT
(Conservatives were Obama's victims, but unlike the press we were aware of it.)
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