Today seems to be Big Brother day for me. Judge Andrew Napolitano has an article
about the drone technology that is going to be used against American citizens. (I blogged
about this recently.) Some, he says, are as small as golf balls. Makes one think of the eyeballs kids play with at Halloween; only this is not a "trick" and it's sure no "treat!" Here are a few paragraphs from the article:
Don’t believe me that this is coming? The photos that the drones will take may be retained and used or even distributed to others in the government so long as the “recipient is reasonably perceived to have a specific, lawful governmental function” in requiring them. And for the first time since the Civil War, the federal government will deploy military personnel insidetheUnitedStates and publicly acknowledge that it is deploying them “to collect information about U.S. persons.”
It gets worse. If the military personnel see something of interest from a drone, they may apply to a military judge or “military commander” for permission to conduct a physical search of the private property that intrigues them. Any “incidentally acquired information” can be retained or turned over to local law enforcement. What’s next? Prosecutions before military tribunals in the United States?
This is totalitarianism and Napolitano's article is a warning. The eye of Sauron is upon us. Will we go down like lemmings running off the cliff or will we join in fellowship to fight?
The President is making his wish to rule China-style a reality.
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