ScreamingWeasel wrote:moochman wrote:Welcome to the new democracy ... Does that now mean that undercover agents can arrest people just for talking about crime? When we copromise the constitution for law enforcement we open the door for totalitarism.
Mooch, but let it go.
Apparently we are much more interested in the image of bending over for some soap than the turn this country's now taking.
Go ahead. Laugh now. I know.
If you don't take charge and make some sort of stand - it'll be you in prison or dying in Iran. And just how funny is that?
Can't happen here? Just ask Japanese-Americans who wound up in barbed wire concentration camps.
Ahh ... forget it.
Don't pick up the soap, Jamal.
Under the illnamed Patriot act US officials can grab you off of the street, hold you for as long as they want and never even have to tell you why they're doing it. So I have as hard a time letting go of it as Jamal will have letting go of the soap.
And with the mood of the crowd in this thread I'm not dropping anything