This is one of the best articles describing the destruction of our country. As the author states..."The American people, having lost any true say in the workings of the government, have been relegated to little more than serfs whose only purpose is to serve the elite. We have allowed ourselves to be corralled, compartmentalized, branded, bullied, maneuvered, manipulated, monitored, dictated to, drugged, imprisoned, impoverished, outsourced, outclassed, outgunned, silenced, censored and stymied. In short, we have allowed ourselves to be sold to the highest bidder."
February 9, 2011
John W. Whitehead
The American Military Empire Comes Home
The bedrock of the American republic is fracturing. The Constitution is being eviscerated by government leaders and their corporate allies. The system of checks and balances embodied in that document, the mechanism which prevents the United States from sliding into tyranny, is eroding. The walls separating the three branches of government, as well as those separating the government from corporations and the military, have collapsed. With the rise of the national security state, this process has accelerated. Now, thanks to a collusion between domestic police forces and the military, we are being subjected to an onslaught of military drills carried out in major American cities, SWAT team raids on unsuspecting homeowners, Black Hawk helicopters patrolling American skies, and endless foreign wars that drain our national coffers. Read More