In spite of the heated political arena we find ourselves in at probably one of the most important, critical junctures of our generations political lifetime – you still have to be able to laugh at some things.
A couple of weeks ago Lena Dunham starred in a video where she compared voting to having sex for the first time. And it should be with “the guy” – referencing President Obama.
How low and degrading can the left get when comparing voting to having sex with the president? What kind of mind runs that way? Well, at least Julie Borowski had a sense of humor and decided to parody the video. My hat is off to Julie for doing such a good job – and having fun with it while making a strong point.
Women aren’t that stupid as Lena makes them out to be.
“They’re trying to scare the pants off the American people that we need these things… Fear is a commodity and they’re selling it. The more they can sell it, the more we buy into it. When American people are afraid, they will accept anything.”–Kate Hanni, passengers’ rights advocate
“Uncontrolled search and seizure is one of the first and most effective weapons in the arsenal of every arbitrary government…Among deprivations of rights, none is so effective in cowing a population, crushing the spirit of the individual and putting terror in every heart.”– Justice Robert Jackson, chief U.S. prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials
The transition to a police state will not come about with a dramatic coup d’etat, with battering rams and marauding militia. As we have experienced first-hand in recent years, it will creep in softly, one violation at a time, until suddenly you find yourself being subjected to random patdowns and security sweeps during your morning commute to work or quick trip to the shopping mall.
Perhaps you have yet to experience the particular thrill, and I use that word loosely, of being manhandled by government agents, having your personal possessions pawed through, and your activities and associations scrutinized. If so, not to worry. It’s only a matter of time before more and more Americans will experience such a military task force knocking at their door. Only, chances are that it won’t be a knock, and they might not even be at home when government agents decide to “investigate” them. Continue reading VIPR Searches and the American Citizen: ‘Dominate. Intimidate. Control.’