Today is Memorial Day, and what better day is there to eulogize our old republic? The Founders are no doubt spinning in their graves as the country they fought to establish rampages over half the earth, decimating lives – and our liberties – in the process.

The Warfare State has ushered in the Surveillance State – and today Americans overwhelmingly see their own government as the main danger to their freedom, rather than some foreign "threat."

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