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View Diary: To the self-described "patriots" of 2013: My friends, this is NOT what tyranny looks like (177 comments)

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  •  Demonstrators in cages are a symptom (0+ / 0-)

    Look up pictures of some "free speech zones". Check out the guy who spent months in a prison camp for making fun of Clinton in a newspaper. Count the number of people detained at the border for making critical films or developing privacy software.

    Look up what happens to people who make too much noise about police misconduct.

    Redress is only available if judges do their jobs. I cite the Fourth Circuit in the Padilla case as an example of redress attempts failing.

    Feel free to argue that the US hasn't quite yet been turned into a police state, but it's not for lack of trying.

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