When I read a story yesterday about an 89-year-old woman being water-boarded by nursing home staff over an argument about ice cream, I knew something terrible was amiss across the American landscape.
About 500 of us marched out of Lafayette Park, peacefully taking to the streets of Washington, DC without a "permit" to do so. By the time we got back to the White House our numbers had swelled to over 2,000.
The signs of escalation are unmistakable.
Folks, you can’t make this stuff up; although for a moment I thought it was– like an exaggerated satire from The Onion.
If you live in the United States today, you need to understand that your privacy is being constantly eroded.
You’re driving along a remote, dusty road, when suddenly you come upon a border patrol checkpoint.
A Hawaii couple was recently arrested and their three-year-old daughter taken into state custody for accidentally forgetting to pay for a sandwich.
If I was asked the question ‘do we need the police on the streets’? Then I would answer yes we do. If I was asked ‘are the police actually doing their jobs properly’?
The Images Says it all....
When the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced last year that it would soon begin setting up security checkpoints in places other than just airports, it definitely was not joking.