seems to be a nice man, and that is precisely the problem. It's better
to have a sheep in wolf's clothing than a wolf in sheep's clothing. All
of the activities against WikiLeaks by the United States have occurred
under an Obama administration."
~ Julian Assange
Yes, that nice man
is shredding the Constitution and going "forward" with all the
worst anti-civil liberties measures of the Bush years.
supported by the Obama administration, and now the law of the land, the
U.S. government can arrest you in secret, lock you up, and throw away
the key. Trial? Habeas corpus? The Bill of Rights? As they say in New
York, fuggedaboutit! They can read your email, tap your phone, put you
on a "no-fly" list, and disappear you for good. Like Zeus hurling
thunderbolts from Olympus, the president can take out anyone anywhere
in the world with a drone strike American citizens not excepted.
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