Because freedom can't protect itself
A woman sarcastically said to me this weekend that I had to pay the "cost of freedom". However, the Bush administration in conducting their war on terror did not explain that the cost of freedom was actually the removal of individual freedom and civil liberties in this country with the destruction of our constitution. When we were told we were fighting a war on terror, I didn't realize some of the terrorists were actually our own government and their supporters in the national media and among private citizens. We are supposed to be spreading freedom across the Middle East-the same freedom that ironically is being taken away from our own country. Over the weekend, I asked family members who supported Bush about this country's loss of privacy, government spying, and the destruction of our constitution to set up a new form of government.Their opinion on the whole matter was that they were all for it. I wonder if they would change their minds if they were the ones in those burning buildings on 911 or if they were subjected to harassment and stalking. I was told rather unkindly at a sports event that I was now "stuck" in my situation. Isn't that a pleasant thing to realize in 2007 in the United States of America-home of the free and the brave.Now it needs to be changed to land of the bullies and the slaves. Also, land of the propaganda news media.
Food for thought: If you develop a one world government to establish world peace, one corrupt ruler could destroy the world. There would be no checks and balances by other world powers to stop an evil regime if they took control of this government. Also, this government should be established honestly by telling people what is intended instead of behind closed doors by a secretive elite minority who then include some private citizens on the outside to use as facilitators.
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