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Concurrently also is the introduction of TSA VIPER squads to patrol mass transit facilities in major cities conducting searches and checking ID's.
Originally posted by svpwizard
reply to post by ericsnow
You guys (the USA SHEEP) really need to get a grip on this, you collectively as a country ar a laughing stock of the world, Complete morons if you submit to this kind of treatment, well noffffff said........
I can't even believe I see this happening with my own eyes.... simply amazing! for all those "nothing to worry if your not hiding anything" you asked for it you got it.
They like to move incrementally. Next will be armed marshals in taxicabs, then any cars carrying in excess of one person.
Originally posted by Jeanius
TSA agent in the carpool?
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
"one of their initiatives which is (inaudible) cash smuggling".
"What are you doing with $500 in cash on you!?"
"it must be from illegal activities. We're going to have to strip search you"
Carry cash is now a crime. Gee, does anyone see where this is headed?
Note: They didn't catch anyone doing anything illegal or they would have trumpeted their success.
Attacks on Intelligentsia: Early Attacks
In the years immediately following their accession to power in 1917, the Bolsheviks took measures to prevent challenges to their new regime, beginning with eliminating political opposition...
Bolshevik policy toward its detractors, and particularly toward articulate, intellectual criticism, hardened considerably. Suppression of newspapers, initially described as a temporary measure, became a permanent policy. Lenin considered the Constitutional Democrats (Kadets) the center of a conspiracy against Bolshevik rule. In 1919, he began mass arrests of professors and scientists who had been Kadets, and deported Kadets, Socialist Revolutionaries, Mensheviks, and Nationalists. The Bolshevik leadership sought rapidly to purge Russia of past leaders in order to build the future on a clean slate.
These harsh measures alienated a large number of the intellectuals who had supported the overthrow of the tsarist order. The suppression of democratic institutions evoked strong protests from academics and artists,who felt betrayed in their idealistic belief that revolution would bring a free society. Writers who had emigrated shortly after the revolution published stinging attacks on the new government from abroad. As a result, further exit permits for artists were generally denied.
The disenchantment of the majority of intellectuals did not surprise Lenin, who saw the old Russian intelligentsia as a kind of rival to his "party of a new type," which alone could bring revolutionary consciousness to the working class. In his view, artists generally served bourgeois interests, a notion that fueled the persecution of intellectuals throughout the Soviet period.