Thursday, June 5, 2008

All hail the police state?

In what to me is a completely mind boggling move. The Washington D.C. police Chief Cathy L. Lanier and Mayor Adrian M. Fenty have wholeheartedly and some might say lovingly embraced a Nazi-style police state. It seems after having outlawed guns in our lovely nations capitol, they can't keep up with the rampant gun violence. (Hint: When you outlaw guns only outlaws will have guns.) So, in an effort to put a band-aid over the sucking chest wound, they're setting up "Neighborhood Safety Zones". This is where they set up a cordon around a neighborhood and stop any and all cars. Demand their papers please and you'd better have a damn good reason for driving on a public street or you're going to jail.

America, land of the free... Well, not so much anymore.

You know, this is the city that house some of our countries most iconic documents. The U.S. Constitution. The Declaration of Independence. The Bill of Rights. The Federalists Papers. Maybe we should consider calling up a SEAL team to go in and rescue these papers from the totalitarian regime that is holding them hostage.

It's our freedoms that make this country so great. It's what has half of the rest of world either envious and jumping everything to get into the country or jealous and trying to blow us up. And to watch those very freedoms get trampled into the dust by jackbooted yahoos that probably couldn't tell a constitutional right if it jumped into their lap and yelled "Wheee!".

I've said this before. When I see things like this, I don't worry that our civilization is going to collapse. I know it already has.

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