posted on Jul, 25 2007 @ 11:25 AM
Lately with everything going on in the news and all the discussions here in ATS I have been thinking about America becoming a police state. Now the
way I envision it, it looks like something out of the V for Vendetta movie along with the Equilibrium movie. Now what would cause this to happen? How
will someone be powerful enough to actually pull this off? How will this be allowed? Do we just sit back and let it happen while all our Rights are
Personally speaking I cannot see how one person can declare himself all-powerful over a nation that has been independent for so long. How can someone
rise up be so powerful that they can declare everything that we have worked for obsolete? I see all the posts about how Bush is slowly going this way,
and I see all the new laws in effect for this. But why is it happening and why are we letting it happen? Is the general public so blind that they
cannot see that all the new laws now are just there so they can invade your privacy without cause?
Now here’s the main question I have for you today. Do you see the United States becoming an 'all-embracing, total state'. A police state in which
the government exercises rigid and repressive controls over the social, economic and political life of the population, especially by means of a secret
police force which operates above the normal constraints found in a liberal democracy. A police state that exhibits elements of totalitarianism and
social control, and there is usually little distinction between the law and the exercise of political power by the executive. If so, how do you think
it will come about? What will be the signs that it will happen? What will you do about it and where will you go? Will you go into the woods off the
grid (if that’s even possible now a days), or will you unwillingly let them control you while harboring your resentment at home until it boils
Thank you for your time in reading this.