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Most people fear things that are very unlikely to happen:
-Death from terrorism
-Death from oppressive government
We rant and shout with each other over which one is the bigger threat.
Meanwhile, most of us die from lack of proper personal health (diet, exercise, etc) or automobile wrecks, all of which are 100% within our ability
All that talk about liberty and the rights of the individual seem awful anemic as Conservatives scramble to defend the National Security Agency’s PRISM spying technology.
With Ann Althouse1and her fans in particular running wild with claims that whistle-blower Edward Snowden has severely harmed our national security; I’ve even seen a number of people claiming that Snowden must … read more
…To a totalitarian police state. Unless you have no ability to discern real threats from threats overblown, or have no conception of liberty, this video ought to shake you deeply.
Remember, this is not a service of a single warrant, but the systematic treatment of an entire town. Firearms are being pointed at and around the people living … read more