I've had my share of stories and I've heard too many to even begin
from other people.
It is getting a lot worse with over 100,000 SWAT Team raids a year
now, most for simple stuff like routine warrant service, and they get
very out of control.
If the MSM does not want to cover it we can raise up a stink in the
blogsophere. Just recently Toby Iselin in Keene, NH wrote a polite
letter to his state representative in favor of a bill in the
legislature to decriminalize marijuana and Rep. Burridge wrote back
and CC'ed the Keene PD, called Toby a dumb pothead and said it is
"thrilling to snitch on your friends" and "you would make a great
Some of us on the blogs picked up on this - here's my example
I was hardly alone in this but I got hundreds of readers and dozens of
comments on that one, and we talked about ways of holding Rep.
Burridge accountable. To some degree it worked as soon afterwards he
credited the numerous calls and emails he got from around the country
with changing his mind to some degree - different reports differ as to
We have a huge problem in this country with out of control cops.
There are millions of people who have been on the receiving end of
police harassment and abuse. Some of them are rappers, rock stars and
others in a great position to bring publicity to the cause.
We really should bring everyone together and use the power of the
internet, campaigns for office, letters to the editor, letters and
calls to politicians, ads in all media, lobbying, fundraising, music
and music videos, protests, and more to bring attention to these
issues and keep this country from turning into a full blown police
state if there is still time.
That time may well be coming to a close, but how can we not give it
our all while we still are allowed to speak?
I was a kid in Soviet Russia, and this country is reminding me of the
USSR more every day.
This is going to get a lot worse when a new generation of brutal cops,
violent gangbangers, homeless, mentally ill, methed out and more
comes back in greater numbers from the vets of Iraq, Afghanistan and
the other wars the Military Industrial Complex is creating on behalf
of the munitions industry, political power consolidation and global
Let's organize to put a stop to all this. This can be the starting
place where we start to bring all the elements of the resistance to
tyranny together, get fully organized and save this country - or at
least die knowing we tried our all.